President Joyce Banda on Wednesday witnessed the swearing in of three Supreme Court of Appeal judges and one High Court judge. The swearing in ceremony took place at Sanjika Palace in Blantyre.
In the picture, Justice Maxon Mbendera SC is taking his oath as an appeal judge presided over by acting Judiciary registrar Mike Tembo (right) and looking on is Mrs Mbendera. In her speech Banda called upon the Judiciary to discharge their duties professionally so that the citizens of this country are well protected. Speaking to the media, Justice Mbendera promised to discharge his duties professionally and impartially.—Govati Nyirenda, Malawi News Agency.