Mutharika Urges Malawians to Remain Calm

Mutharika Urges Malawians to Remain Calm

Malawi President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has urged Malawians to remain calm following Constitutional Court ruling on presidential elections case. President Professor Mutharika made the appeal on Wednesday in his address to the nation barely two days after High Court sitting as a Constitutional Court in Lilongwe nullified 21 May Presidential elections. “I condemn violence […]

Chilima Is The Biggest Winner Of All But….

Chilima Is The Biggest Winner Of All But….

HENRY MKUMBIRA PHIRI I confidently say that Chilima is the biggest winner of all the dramas, presser after presser, appeals and all sorts of political gimmicks in Malawi so long as he remains the country’s Veep. Even if DPP keeps on dilly dallying the ConCourt judgement, that will still work good for him. He can […]

ConCourt Judgment Death of Malawi’s Democracy- Mutharika

ConCourt Judgment Death of Malawi’s Democracy- Mutharika

Malawi President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has described Constitution Court Judgement as death of Malawi Democracy hence the need to challenge the judgement as one way of safeguarding democracy. On Monday, a panel of five High Court judges, headed by Justice Healey Potani nullified the 21 May 2019 presidential elections and ordered that Mutharika maintains […]

Party Coalitions Should Serve Malawi- Chilima

Party Coalitions Should Serve Malawi- Chilima

BY TROUBLE ZIBA FEBRUARY 5, MANA: UTM President, Saulos Chilima says he is ready to enter into coalition with any political party in the country as long as the prime agenda is to serve the people of Malawi. Chilima, who was reinstated as the country’s vice president on Monday following the Constitutional Court’s nullification of […]

DoDMA to Conduct National Disaster Risk Assessment

DoDMA to Conduct National Disaster Risk Assessment

BY CHIMWEMWE NJOLOMA FEBRUARY 5, MANA: Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) has said it will this year carry out a national risk assessment to enable the department in planning for and managing disasters. DoDMA’s Chief Mitigation Officer, Stern Kita said when disasters occur, it becomes difficult for the department to know extent of the […]

Game On: Mutharika Plans to Appeal Court Decision…Judiciary Has No Powers To Usurp Functions OF Parliament

Game On: Mutharika Plans to Appeal Court Decision…Judiciary Has No Powers To Usurp Functions OF Parliament

Malawi President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika plans to appeal the court decision nullifying his 2019 election victory, his spokesman told MBC on Wednesday. Presidential Press Secretary Mgeme Kalilani, who confirmed the development, described the Constitutional Court nullification of results as a “serious miscarriage of justice and basically a threat to Malawi’s democratic principles.’’ Kalilani said […]

50+1 Threat to Multiparty Democracy

50+1 Threat to Multiparty Democracy

BY JACK BANDA I have said it so many times about the 50%+1 system that it is not good for Malawi. I repeat this system is not good for Malawi. These are my reasons: 1. The system will consummate regionalism or politics of strongholds. 2. The system will lead to the death of smaller parties. […]

Mighty DPP to Reclaim Victory

Mighty DPP to Reclaim Victory

The Constitution Court in Lilongwe on Monday failed prove that Mighty Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) benefited from Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) irregularities. Political and Social analyst, Henry Mkumbira said the Judges worked under pressure and followed public opinion in delivering justice citing the case of Jesus Christ under Pontius Pilate. Mkumbira posted: 1. The court […]

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