Ponderani is the new Budget Director

It has been announced that Government has appointed Mr Peterson Ponderani as the new Budget Director.
Mr Ponderani replaces Mr Chauncy Simwaka who was promoted as Principal Secretary for Defence a few weeks ago.

Prior to his appointment, Mr Ponderani had served as Deputy Budget Director and currently he was Deputy Director (M&E)at Economic Planning and Development

Paul Mphwiyo

The office of the budget director has been in the limelight ever since Paul Mphwiyo who occupied the office before Simwaka was arrested in a series of fraud and corruption allegations of public resources at the highest level in what became to be called the Cashgate affair