Political Interference Affecting Procurement Process

Political Interference Affecting Procurement Process

BY FOSTINA MKANDAWIRE JANUARY 31, MANA: The Council For Non-governmental Organizations in Malawi (Congoma), has revealed that Political interference in implementation of Constituency Development Fund (CDF) affects the procurement process. Findings from a baseline study on civic participation in public procurement, conducted by Congoma had elements of the interferences include imposition of contractors, handling project […]

Despite Threats DPP Candidate Manages to Get Thousands Of Votes

Despite Threats DPP Candidate Manages to Get Thousands Of Votes

Despite threats and intimidations from the opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) supporters, the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate Frank Mazizi managed to get thousands of votes during Lilongwe South By-Elections. According to the Malawi Electoral Common (MEC) official results, Mazizi managed get 1,663 votes. Initially, MEC planned to conduct the By-elections on November 5, […]

President Mutharika, US Assistant Secretary of State Talk Trade, Investment

President Mutharika, US Assistant Secretary of State Talk Trade, Investment

By Manasse Nyrenda Lilongwe, January 30, Mana: President Peter Mutharika Thursday discussed with an American envoy on how Malawi would enhance trade and investment with the American government. Mutharika met the visiting United States of America’s Assistant Secretary of State Responsible for Southern Africa, Mathew Harrington at the New State House in Lilongwe.  In his […]

Former Veep Chilima Urges Malawians to Accept Court Verdict

Former Veep Chilima  Urges Malawians to Accept Court Verdict

Malawi’s immediate past vice president, Saulos Chilima, who is also leader for the opposition UTM party on Thursday urged Malawians to accept presidential elections case verdict which will be delivered on Monday. Chilima who is the first petitioner in the presidential elections case was speaking during a presser which was held in Lilongwe. He also […]

APM, MEC To Carry The Day

APM, MEC To Carry The Day

Achimjangu, I am sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but I gave it to you straight last year when I told you that APM would retain the presidency. Koma anthu inu kusamva. And now I have even more awful, depressing news for you: His Excellency Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika is going to win […]

My Prophecy

My Prophecy

I think the best advice that can be given to Malawians is to prepare for more Msundwe-like violence. Mtambo will not be on the scene leading demonstrations anymore. It will be MCP own initiated violence. Easy to contain but very dangerous. Don’t trust Chakwera on his message for peace. He can’t be trusted and those […]

Thyolo Named Most Peaceful District

Thyolo Named Most Peaceful District

National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) National Programmes Manager, Gray Kalindekafe says Thyolo district has performed well in safeguarding peace from the time Malawians went to the polls in 2019 to date. Kalindekafe said this in Thyolo district on recently during a peace sensitization meeting held at Mpinji Community Day Secondary School (CDSS). The meeting […]

NICE Urges Political Parties To Observe Peace

NICE Urges Political Parties To Observe Peace

National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) Public Trust National Programmes Manager, Grey Kalindekafe has urged political parties in the country to observe peace as the country awaits judgement on the high profile presidential case. Speaking during a full Council meeting that took place at the Boma on Monday, Kalindekafe said politicians should among others refrain […]