Posts

Showing posts from February, 2012

Impeach Bingu—Kasambara

Image
The non-functioning of the Judiciary—one of the three arms of the government, has prompted some quarters of the legal society to call for the impeachment of the president arguing that the president has committed the “highest offence in the land”.
The judiciary is in its second month of its indefinite strike.Among other things, the judiciary is demanding improved conditions and increased perks.Lawyer Ralph Kasambara says by failing to implement what is legally provided for, for the judiciary, President Bingu wa Mutharika is violating the Constitution from where he draws his mandate to govern the country.“What the president is doing is treasonous. He needs to be impeached,” he said.However Minister of Information and Civic, who is also government spokesperson, Patricia Kaliati, described Kasambara’s sentiments as “laughable and unfortunate”.However, Minister of Information who is also government spokesperson, Patricia Kaliati said that she was aware that some lawyers have a hidden ag…