Justice Charles Mkandawire Elected Commonwealth Judges President, Takes Over From Australia’s Chief Judge John Lowndes

Justice Charles Mkandawire Elected Commonwealth Judges President, Takes Over From Australia’s Chief Judge John Lowndes

Commonwealth member States have elected Justice Charles Mkandawire as president of Commonwealth Magistrate’s and Judges’ Association (CMJA) for the next three years. The Lilongwe based judge was unanimously elected last week during the CMJA general assembly in the Australia’s capital Brisbane. Mkandawire takes over from Australia’s Chief Judge John Lowndes. He is the second Malawian […]

Fare Thee Well Professor David Rubadiri

Fare Thee Well Professor David Rubadiri

Scores of people, that included politicians, government officials, the clergy and academia yesterday attended the burial of Professor David Rubadiri at the Heroes’ Acre in Mzuzu. Notable politicians included ministers Goodall Gondwe, Jappie Mhango and Grace Chiumia. Others were Leader of Opposition in Parliament Lazarus Chakwera and Speaker of the National Assembly Richard Msowoya. Gondwe, […]

MCP Primaries: Chakwera Expects Losing Old Guards To Remain Royal

MCP Primaries: Chakwera Expects Losing Old Guards To Remain Royal

There are many twists and turns in the ongoing Malawi Congress Party (MCP) primary elections as some old guards continue falling with Lilongwe Mpenu’s Watson Makala-Ngozo being the latest. Makala-Ngozo lost on Saturday to party president Lazarus Chakwera’s right handman Eisenhower Mkaka who is also the party’s secretary general. Ngozo joins the list of fallen […]

Mutharika In New York For UNGA With Lean Delegation

Mutharika In New York For UNGA With Lean Delegation

Malawi president Peter Mutharika has arrived in New York ready for this year’s United Nations General Assembly. Mutharika, together with First lady Gertrude Mutharika, arrived on Saturday and were welcomed by scores of Malawians led by Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Dr Emmanuel Fabiano and Malawi’s ambassador to the United Nations Dr. Perks […]

MCP Cancels Dedza East Primaries: Violence As Over 4000 People Hired To Vote Against 1950 Eligible Voters

MCP Cancels Dedza East Primaries: Violence As Over 4000 People Hired To Vote Against 1950 Eligible Voters

Malawi Congress Party MCP  has suspended primary elections in Dedza east constituency following the tension  that  aroused as over 4000 people wanted to vote against 1950 eligible voters at Ngoni primary school. Speaking in an interview Director of Youth who was the presiding officer Richard Chimwendo Banda said the party has postponed the elections to […]

Chakwera’s Leadership Is Both Shambolic And Symbolic: The Case Of Nancy Tembo

Chakwera’s Leadership Is Both Shambolic And Symbolic: The Case Of Nancy Tembo

Two years ago I interacted with Nancy Tembo. She is a great woman with substance, purpose and honor. Against odds she defeated Rhino Chiphiko square and clean in a recent by-election. People audibly spoke in the ballot. Unfortunately, her competitor Rhino Chiphiko is the third most powerful figure in MCP. In the chain of command, Aljah […]

ACB Clears Former CMST Head of Procurement Jimmy Fombe: Attests He Used Personal Money To Fund Wedding

ACB Clears Former CMST Head of Procurement Jimmy Fombe: Attests He Used Personal Money To Fund Wedding

Graft-busting agency, Anti Corruption Bureau has cleared head of procurement at Central Medical Stores Trust, Jimmy Fombe, who was sent on forced leave by the organization last year to pave way for investigations into how he funded his luxurious wedding. Fombe came into national limelight over claims that he spent K69 Million on his wedding […]

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