Mutharika appoints two High Court Judges

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President Peter Mutharika has appointed Jack Nriva and Thomson Ligowe to increase the number of High Court Judges in Malawi.

A statement released on Monday and signed by Chief Secretary in the Office of the President and Cabinet Lloyd Muhara says Mutharika has used powers conferred upon him by section 111(2) of the Constitution of the Republic of Malawi to appoint the two as Judges of the High Court of Malawi.

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Ligowe: Appointed High Court Judge

The statement further disclosed that the appointments are effective 29th June, 2017.

Nriva was Registrar of the High Court while Ligowe was his deputy.

Meanwhile, Judiciary spokesperson Mlenga Mvula has applauded the appointment of the new judges saying they will help speed up cases in the country.

The new appointments follow death of Judges George Bakuwa and Nyakwawa Usiwausiwa. Bakuwa was appointed High Court Judge in October last year while Usiwausiwa became High Court Judge in December.

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  1. INDEED TO U TWO APPOINTED LEARNED JUDGES: Receive my congratulations as u ascend to one of the most honoured country’s jobs in JUDICIALY-PROFESSION OF THE COUNTRY: INDEED TO B A JUDGE IS GOD’S CALLING: BE PERFECT, TRUSTWORTHY & FREE-CORRUPT JUDGES SO AS TO MAKE MALAWI A FREE-CORRUPT COUNTRY: DO NOT HAVE THE GET RICH QUICKLY MIND-SET, WHICH HAS DENTED MANY LEARNED JUDGES TO BE NOT TRUSTED BY GOD DUE THEIR DUBIOUS FUNCTIONS ON ALTER: INDEED I WISH U BOTH GOOD-HEALTH & MAY GOD GIVE U WISDOM TO DISCERN BETWEEN GOOD & BAD, RIGHT & WRONG: THANK U MY Lords & GOD-BLESS!! THE REV. CHALU CHIBISA BANDA.

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