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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

When Demos Flop, Lose Momentum

When Demos Flop, Lose Momentum

Demonstrations organised by Civil Society Organisations in Blantyre attracted low patronage as police officers and members of the press outnumbered the demonstrators. Among others, Human Rights Defenders Coalition for the Southern region leader, Masauko Thawe said they demonstrated against the appointment of Rodney Jose as Inspector General of Malawi Police, delay of cashgate cases and […]