The Office of the Ombudsman Malawi

The Office of the Ombudsman is a Public body established under the Malawi Constitution section 123 to investigate any and all cases where it is alleged that a person has suffered injustices and it does not appear that there is any remedy reasonably available by way of appeal from court or where there is no other practicable remedy.

Complaints and Investigations

Lodge Complaints

The complaint must be about any act or omission which may be deemed unjust, unfair, unreasonable or unacceptable in an open and democratic society. The complaint must be lodged to the Ombudsman after exhausting all internal complaints procedures within an organization complained against or/and its supervisory authorities or where the internal procedures could be deemed ineffective. If any of the two grounds of lodging the complaint exist, [proceed to lodge complaint]"

Investigations Reports

Report No Sys/Inv/1/2018 an investigation into allegations of maladministration in the compensation process of injured workers by the Workers Compensation Commission [download to read full report]

Latest News

OMBUDSMAN OFFICE IN A DRIVE TO TAKE ITS SERVICES TO PEOPLE IN REMOTE AREAS

In the past two months the office of the ombudsman embarked on making its services acce.........Read More

Published by: Henri Kachisi
published on: 2018-05-18 - 10:49:08

PAINFUL PROCESSES

The office of the Ombudsman has released systemic investigation report on an investigat.........Read More

Published by: Henri Kachisi
published on: 2018-04-23 - 11:28:23

TAKING THE OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN TO THE PEOPLE

As part of taking the Office of the Ombudsman to the people, the office undertook commu.........Read More

Published by: Henri Kachisi
published on: 2018-04-23 - 10:46:45

COMPLAINT HANDLING REVIEW MEETING

In an attempt to create a more effective and vibrant justice system, the Office of the Omb.........Read More

Published by: Henri Kachisi
published on: 2018-04-23 - 10:33:01