The Road We Have Traveled

The Road We Have Traveled

How do we understand President Arthur Peter Mutharika and his time in office? Do we look at the day’s headlines or do we remember what he has done and what we as a country went through? Not since the days of democracy has so much fallen on the shoulders of one President. And when he […]

Is It The Re-emergence Of The Yellow Empire?

Is It The Re-emergence Of The Yellow Empire?

UDF presidential candidate Atupele Muluzi’s speech at Comesa Hall in Blantyre during submission of nomination papers to Malawi Electoral Commission presented the spice, juice and honey that was conspicously missing in Joyce Banda’s speech. While JB’s speech lacked substance to explain both the implication and significance of her unceremonius self-exposed exile after 2014 tripartite elections […]

“Micheal Usi might be an amateur in the courtroom of politics, but he is not a weakling”

“Micheal Usi might be an amateur in the courtroom of politics, but he is not a weakling”

Micheal Usi is definitely not the real joker UTM party president Saulos Chilima was concealing to unveil at the very last minute in the run-up to 2019 tripartite elections. It was definitely not for Micheal Usi that Chilima employed Machiavellian politics and betrayed his political love affair with the former governing Peoples Party. Chilima had […]

Joyce Banda Explains Why She Has Picked Dr. Jerry Jana As Running Mate

Joyce Banda Explains Why She Has Picked Dr. Jerry Jana As Running Mate

Peoples Party (PP) President, Dr. Joyce Banda has picked former Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (ADMARC) chief executive officer Dr. Jerry Jana as her running mate two days after terminating her alliance with the United Transformation Movement (UTM). Banda presented her nomination papers to Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) on Tuesday afternoon at Comesa Hall in […]

Road To May 21: Chakwera Promises Change If Voted Into Power

Road To May 21: Chakwera Promises Change If Voted Into Power

Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Presidential candidate, Lazarus Chakwera has promised to change Malawi if voted into power in the forthcoming 2019 Tripartite Elections. Chakwera, who is the first presidential candidate to present nominations paper in the race to the general elections, was speaking on Monday in Blantyre when declaring his interest to run for presidency […]

Dynasty Ownership Of Parties Is A Threat To Democracy-The Case Of Roy Joyce Kachale Banda

Dynasty Ownership Of Parties Is A Threat To Democracy-The Case Of Roy Joyce Kachale Banda

A few days after the announcement of UTM/PP/Tikonze alliance, it has collapsed due to People’s Party (PP) leader Joyce’s Banda’s insistence that her son, Roy Kachale, be running mate to Saulos Chilima. Sources close to the talks have disclosed that Joyce Banda put her foot down on Kachale’s inclusion in the alliance as running mate. […]

Atupele Rejects Chilima Hours After Divorce With UTM

Atupele Rejects Chilima Hours After Divorce With UTM

It’s official. People’s Party have withdrawn from an electoral alliance with Saulos Chilima and his UTM. But hours after that rejection and painfully aware that he cannot win the election on his own, Chilima this morning hastily initiated talks with Atupele Muluzi for an alliance. We can confirm that those talks too have collapsed as […]

MY OPINION ON CHAKWERA’S RESIGNATION AS PARLIAMENTARIAN

MY OPINION ON CHAKWERA’S RESIGNATION AS PARLIAMENTARIAN

In very clear and unambiguous manner, the law says: “No person shall be eligible for nomination as a candidate for election as President or First Vice-President or for appointment as First Vice-President or Second Vice-President if that personis a holder of a public office or a member of Parliament, unless that person first resigns.” – […]