Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied: The Case Of Ralph Kasambara

Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied: The Case Of Ralph Kasambara

It’s now exactly two years since embattled lawyer, murder convict and former Attorney General Ralph Kasambara was released on bail by the Supreme Court of Appeal pending conclusion of his appeal. Kasambara was convicted together with Pika Manondo and Emmanuel Kumwembe for attempting to kill former Budget Director Paul Mphwiyo on cashgate related issues. Manondo […]

MEC Not Ready to Hold Fresh Election in May – Ansah

MEC Not Ready to Hold Fresh Election in May – Ansah

The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) Chairperson Justice Dr. Jane Ansah on Friday said the commission was not ready to hold fresh presidential elections on 19 May 2020. On 3rd February this year, High Court sitting as Constitutional Court sitting nullified May 2019 Presidential elections and ordered MEC to hold fresh polls within 150 days from […]

JB Dresses Down Ibrahim Matola Over Anti-Ansah Remarks

JB Dresses Down Ibrahim Matola Over Anti-Ansah Remarks

Former President Dr. Joyce Banda, who is also People’s Party(PP) founder has strongly condemned remarks made by her party’s Secretary General Ibrahim Matola directed at Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) chairperson Dr. Jane Ansah during  National Elections Consultative Forum, At the meeting which was held in Blantyre on Friday, Matola verbally abused MEC Chairperson Justice Dr. […]

DPP-UDF Alliance A Winning Team

DPP-UDF Alliance A Winning Team

By Kondwani Magombo, MANA Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Dr. Ben Malunga Phiri, says as long as he is Director of Elections in the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), the party’s alliance with the United Democratic Front (UDF) will never lose an election. The minister said this on Tuesday in Mangochi on the sidelines […]

Chilima Under Fire for Plotting to Kill Mutharika

Chilima Under Fire for Plotting to Kill Mutharika

The governing Mighty Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has strongly condemned UTM Party leader Saulos Chilima, who is also country’s vice president for plotting to kill President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika. The plan was revealed through a leaked audio clip in which Chilima was heard wishing president Mutharika dead so that he should ascent to the […]

We Will No Longer Keep Quiet – DPP

We Will No Longer Keep Quiet – DPP

By Mercy Makuwira, MANA Mighty Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Secretary General, Grezeldar Jeffrey has said the party will take action against planned vigils by Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) at state residences because it is unconditional. Jeffrey said this during a press briefing that took place at the party’s Southern Region offices in Blantyre on […]

Mutharika Hits Back At Human Rights Groups

Mutharika Hits Back At Human Rights Groups

By Alex Chitwere, MANA Malawi President Professor Peter Mutharika on Wednesday hit back at the Amnesty International and other human rights groups for blaming government after arrests of leaders of Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC). HRDC’s chairperson Timothy Mtambo, Gift Trapence and McDonald Sembereka were arrested this week for planning to close down State residences, […]

Mangochi Residents Commends Police For HRDC Arrests

Mangochi Residents Commends Police For HRDC Arrests

Mangochi residents on Wednesday conducted peaceful demonstrations commending government for arresting Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) leaders Timothy Mtambo, Gift Trapence and Mc Donald Sembereka. The three were arrested for inciting people to seal State House which was contrary to section 103 of the police act. The Peaceful March started from Mangochi round-about to Mangochi […]

MCP, UTM Supporters Ransack Lilongwe Islamic Information Bureau

MCP, UTM Supporters Ransack Lilongwe Islamic Information Bureau

The once Mighty Malawi Congress Party (MCP) and UTM supporters on Tuesday wrecked havoc on Islamic Information Bureau facility in Lilongwe as they vented their anger after Police arrested Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) chairperson Timothy Mtambo. MCP and UTM have been hiding behind HRDC organizing violent demonstrations in Lilongwe and some Northern region districts. […]

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