Local Govt Minister Ben Phiri Launches Construction of K989 Million Facilities in Thyolo

Local Govt Minister Ben Phiri Launches Construction of K989 Million Facilities in Thyolo

BY TIKONDANE VEGA FEBRUARY 1, MANA: Government has said the promotion of rural infrastructure was crucial in improving social and economic development of the country as it provides numerous opportunities to the rural masses. Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Dr. Ben Phiri said this in Thyolo on Friday during the ground breaking ceremony […]

Mutharika to Continue Ruling Malawi After ConCourt Verdict- Legal Expert

Mutharika to Continue Ruling Malawi After ConCourt Verdict- Legal Expert

A reputable legal practitioner Justin Dzonzi says whatever happens with Constitutional Court ruling on Monday President Professor Arthur peter Mutharika will continue ruling the country. Speaking in an Interview with MBC, the Law expert who once chaired the Malawi Human Rights Commission says Monday’s court judgment will either revert to the presidential results of the […]

Respect Constitution Court Ruling – UN Tells Malawi

Respect Constitution Court  Ruling – UN Tells Malawi

The United Nations (UN) General Secretary António Guterres has called upon Malawians to uphold the rule of law as the country waits constitution court ruling on the high profile presidential elections case on Monday. The UN Chief Guterres made the appeal on Friday through his spokesperson Stephane Dujarric. He said Malawians should continue upholding the […]

SADC Calls For Calm As Malawi Awaits Presidential Elections Case Verdict

SADC Calls For Calm As Malawi Awaits Presidential Elections Case Verdict

As Malawi Constitution court is expected to deliver verdict on the high profile presidential elections case on Monday, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has asked Malawians to remain calm. Zimbabwe President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa, who is also the Chairperson for SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation made the call on Friday in […]

Rights Activist Mwakasungula Calls for Peace

Rights Activist Mwakasungula  Calls for Peace

Malawi’s top Governance, Human Rights and Peace advocate Undule Mwakasungula has appealed to Malawians to embrace peace ahead of the high profile Presidential Election Case ruling on Monday 3rd February. The call for peace follows a similar call from Malawi President Professor Arthur peter Mutharika, UTM leader Saulos Chilima and Malawi Congress Party (MCP) leader […]

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 […]