HRDC Endorses Anti-Chakwera Demos

HRDC Endorses Anti-Chakwera Demos

Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) has endorsed demonstrations by Women’s Manifesto Movement against President Lazarus Chakwera’s failure to fulfil the Gender Equality Act (GEA) requirement of 60:40 representation of either sex in public appointments. HRDC’s National Coordinator Luke Tembo made the endorsement on Thursday. The demonstrations are expected to be conducted today on Friday in […]

Jomo Osman Re-Arrested Over Billy Mayaya Assault

Jomo Osman Re-Arrested Over Billy Mayaya Assault

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Ward Councillor Isaac Jomo Osman is in police custody for questioning over his involvement in the assault of Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) member Billy Mayaya last year. Southern Region Police Public Relations Officer, Ramsey Mshane confirmed the development on Tuesday in an interview with the state broadcaster MBC Online. Human […]

HRDC to Meet Chakwera Over ‘Family Affairs’ Cabinet

HRDC to Meet Chakwera Over ‘Family Affairs’ Cabinet

Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) says will be meeting President Lazarus Chakwera this afternoon over his recent released 31 member cabinet. Chakwera released a full Cabinet list on Thursday with Muhammad Sidik Mia and his wife Abida Mia being included in the Cabinet a development which has attracted mixed reactions from Malawians.   As not […]

HRDC Undermining Presidency

HRDC Undermining Presidency

They either don’t believe the new President His Excellency Dr Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera is capable enough to appoint able people to investigate and prosecute those suspected to have committed crimes. They are out threatening opposition with all sorts of things. Take it easy.If the state President Reverend Dr. Chakwera believes there were abuses he will […]

MEC Rebuffs HRDC On National Tally Centre

MEC Rebuffs HRDC On National Tally Centre

The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has rejected a request from Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) to have the National Tally Centre moved from Blantyre to Lilongwe. The Electoral body, MEC has been using Comesa Hall at Chichiri Trade Fair Grounds in Blantyre as its National Tally Centre for the all pas presidential elections. HRDC’s Chairperson, […]

Vote Wisely, Vote For Mutharika-Muluzi Ticket- Likambale

Vote Wisely, Vote For Mutharika-Muluzi Ticket- Likambale

By Tom Likambale Some people have asked me my position as far as Malawi’s current politics is concerned, especially in light of recent events which will culminate in a new presidential election this June 23rd. I believe I owe my friends and loved ones an honest and sincere answer. I have been a United Democratic […]

Ministers Botomani, Mhango Reject Covid-19 Allowance Allegations

Ministers Botomani, Mhango Reject Covid-19 Allowance Allegations

Minister of Information Mark Botomani and Minister of Health Jappie Mhango are currently engaging the leadership of the Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) led by Billy Mayaya in an interface designed to iron out concerns surrounding COVID-19. Among the concerns are explanations of how the Special Cabinet Committee on Corona virus budgeted and managed awareness […]

APM Accuses PAC Of Being Silent During Post- Election Violence

APM Accuses PAC Of Being Silent During Post- Election Violence

Malawi President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has accused the Public Affairs Committee (PAC) of being silent during post-electoral violence. President Professor Mutharika was speaking on Wednesday during a meeting with PAC delegates at Sanjika Palace in Blantyre. Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC), Malawi Congress Party (MCP) and Its Political bedfellow have been organizing violent demonstrations […]

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