UDF Stresses the Need for Post-election Dialogue Management

UDF Stresses the Need for Post-election Dialogue Management

By Ireen Kayira The United Democratic Front (UDF) has emphasized on the need to start a dialogue on how to manage the post-election period. The remarks were made in parliament on Monday by UDF Member of Parliament (MP) for Mangochi South, Lilian Patel. She said this in support of the State of the Nation Address […]

The Day The Banda ‘Brothers’ Shocked The World

The Day The Banda ‘Brothers’ Shocked The World

I will never forget the post elections briefings, but one that still stands out is the day the Banda journalists shocked the world. While all the eyes of the world were on Malawi, the commercial media journalists represented the drunk uncle of the family who spoils the wedding. They were the worst embarrassment to the […]

Legal Aid Takes Legal Services Campaign To The Grassroots

Legal Aid Takes Legal Services Campaign To The Grassroots

By Louis Kumchima Balaka, June 25, Mana: The Malawi Legal Aid Bureau says lack of knowledge among vulnerable groups on where to get legal representation was hindering their access to justice. Public Relations Officer for Legal Aid, Jacqueline Ngongonda has since urged communities to utilize the Chilungamo project (Justice and accountability) which among others will […]

No Crisis In Malawi-DPP

No Crisis In Malawi-DPP

Ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has assured development partners, business community and the private sector and the general public that Malawi is not in a crisis. DPP Publicity Secretary Nicholas Dausi said this Tuesday at a news conference in Lilongwe. Dausi, who is also Minister of Homeland Security assured the public that the country will […]

A Lesson In Humility From Chimulirenji

A Lesson In Humility From Chimulirenji

By Mdyomba Che Ambute One Sunday afternoon in 2018, a ground staffer at Kamuzu International Airport demanded to see the passport of a passenger in a black suit. The man looked frantically in his bag for his passport. The staffer’s patience wore off and he called the next passenger to go through the boarding gate. […]

Government Says Protestors To Pay Damages

Government Says Protestors To Pay Damages

By Ireen Kayira Government has said organizers of the demonstrations which resulted in the loss of some properties will pay for the damages. This was disclosed Monday in Parliament, Lilongwe when Minister of Homeland and Security, Nicholas Dausi presented Ministerial statement on Political Violence and Effects on Socio-Economic development. “We will give the total cost […]

Let Us Respect The Court Processes-Malawi Govt Tells Disgruntled Opposition

Let Us Respect The Court Processes-Malawi Govt Tells Disgruntled Opposition

PRESS STATEMENT (For immediate release 25th June 2019) LET US RESPECT THE COURT PROCESSES Government has regrettably observed the violence that has erupted in the country following the May 21 2019 elections results especially the presidential result. We have seen property being damaged and people being attacked. All this is happening when electoral disputes are […]

JUSTICE…By Any Means Necessary?

JUSTICE…By Any Means Necessary?

By Mdyomba Che Ambute. Friday 21st May, 2019, Malawians eagerly awaited the ruling by the High Court on a request by H.E President Arthur Peter Mutharika to throw out the case brought by Lazarus Chakwera (MCP) and Saulos Chilima (UTM), two opposition party candidates who were crushed at the polls on 21st May 2019, challenging […]

We Are Still Mourning Elections Loss – Opposition

We Are Still Mourning Elections Loss – Opposition

A consortium of opposition political parties in the country has finally admitted that they are still grieving over the fall in May 2019 elections at the hand of President Arthur Peter Mutharika. Addressing the media at MCP Headquarters in Lilongwe on Tuesday, opposition leaders, notably MCP SG Eisenhower Mkaka, Khumbo Kachali and others leaders said […]

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