Justice delayed is Justice denied

The Strike Since my arrival in Malawi almost three months ago, all 200 courts, from the Supreme Court to the Magistrate’s Courts, have remained closed.  After negotiations in 2005, Parliament promised the court staff a salary increase of 50%, to come into effect in 2006.  However, as six years have passed without any sign of the approved pay rise, the court staff understandably felt there was no alternative other than to go on strike.  Negotiations with the Judicial Services Commission have been ongoing since January, Continue reading →