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 […]

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 […]

Development Channel Creates 5,100 IT Based Jobs Across 54 African Countries.

Development Channel Creates 5,100 IT Based Jobs Across 54 African Countries.

BY SOLOMON KIGANDA Information technology (IT) is a career path that appeals to a large segment of the African youth population as many find it intriguing, engaging, classy and educative. The African youth also believe that career in information technology puts them on the same path with their Western counterparts making this singular industry, the […]

Meet Justice Dr. Jane Ansah SC: My Kind Of Woman

Meet Justice Dr. Jane Ansah SC: My Kind Of Woman

BY JACK BANDA It now makes sense to me that the women activist could not say or do anything to defend Jane Ansah from Chakwera, Chilima and the other men CSO leaders that are on her case demanding her neck. Jane Ansah has suffered untold abuse as a woman occupying a high position. Listening to […]

Damage Caused By Chakwera, Chilima And Mtambo So Far

Damage Caused By Chakwera, Chilima And Mtambo So Far

The following is some the damage caused by the call for violence led by Lazarus Chakwera, Saulos Chilima and Timothy Mtambo. Two children were killed in Mponela in Dowa when MCP went on a breaking rampage and marching on the first day. Destroying and looting a farm at Mpingu along Lilongwe Mchinji Road – where […]

Oops!5 Judges Made Errors In Law’: Mutharika, MEC File Appeal To Stop Election Fraud Case

Oops!5 Judges Made Errors In Law’: Mutharika, MEC File Appeal To Stop Election Fraud Case

President Peter Mutharika and the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) have filed an appeal to Malawi Supreme Court of Appeal against constitutional court ruling on Friday in favour of opposition parties pursuing a case over disputed election results. The appeal has been lodged by Churchill and Norris Law Consultants, asking the Supreme Court of Appeal to […]

Malawi Supreme Court Punishes Mercenary Activist Kajoloweka With K21million Fine Over Chaponda Case

Malawi Supreme Court Punishes Mercenary Activist Kajoloweka With K21million Fine Over Chaponda Case

The Supreme Court of Appeal has ordered activist Charles Kajoloweka to pay government K21 million for taking Former Minister of Agriculture George Chaponda to court over the maize gate scandal. Kajoloweka and other Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) took government and Chaponda to court in 2017 over President Peter Mutharika’s failure to fire Chaponda from cabinet […]

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