Malawi government through minister of finance has quashed the reports of salary hike as reported by the Nation News paper of 26 July. In capital letters government has not increased civil servants salary.
The ministry said it is strongly refuting the news article which alleged government hiked civil servants salary across the board. In a press release which Malawi Punch is in possession Finance Secretary Ronald Mangani said that the money added to the wave bill is not meant for salary increment but rather to carter for recritment, promotions and annual increment.
Mangani continued to say the paper lied to say salary has been hiked across the board, the truth is only junior officers have been given an increment of 18.3% while teachers their increment has gone under ministry of education bill. In the press release signed by Ronald Mangani Secretary ministry of finance which Malawi Punch is in possession