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 […]

Lockdown Endorsed by Traditional Leaders

Lockdown Endorsed by Traditional Leaders

By Esnath Kalawe Chiefs in the country have rallied behind government decision for a 21-day lockdown to control spread of the Coronavirus in the country. The lockdown was to commence Saturday, March 18, 2020 at midnight but was suspended after Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) obtained a court injunction restraining government to implement it before […]

Even If Mutharika Dances On Water, HRDC Will Still Complain Of Dust

Even If Mutharika Dances On Water, HRDC Will Still Complain Of Dust

There would normally be nothing extraordinary about the leaders of the opposition parties and those of Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) describing the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) government as complacent and incompetent on a certain issue. Indeed, in normal times, it would hardly be news. But as Malawi faces a covid-19 pandemic, the HRDC and […]

Police Arrest MCP Thugs for Looting Shops in Kasungu

Police Arrest MCP Thugs for Looting Shops in Kasungu

The Police in Kasungu district have arrested opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) and UTM Party thugs for looting shops during anti-lockdown protests on Friday. Kasungu Police Public Relations Officer, Harry Namwaza confirmed the arrest in an interview with a local media.   He said the thugs 21 in number will answer charges of theft, malicious […]

HRDC Happy With Coronavirus

HRDC Happy With Coronavirus

The Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) is happy with the coming of Coronavirus and has vowed to take government to task for suspending voter registration. Minister of Health, Jappie Mhango on Tuesday, called for the suspension of voter registration for the fresh presidential election following the death of a Coronavirus patient in Blantyre. The rebranded […]

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 […]