Chakwera Finally Incorporates Chilima In Covid-19 Taskforce

Chakwera Finally Incorporates Chilima In Covid-19 Taskforce

President Lazarus Chakwera has directed ministers of Health, Local government, Justice, to work with Vice President Saulos Klaus Chilima to review public health guidelines where necessary in the wake of covid-19. Chakwera, addressing the despair facing the nation, attempts to rally the nation: “We as a people have what it takes not only to survive […]

NANKHUMWA CONDOLES CHAKWERA: Pays Tribute To Mia, Belekanyama

NANKHUMWA CONDOLES CHAKWERA: Pays Tribute To Mia, Belekanyama

PRESS STATEMENT CONDOLENCE MESSAGE FROM HONOURABLE KONDWANI NANKHUMWA, MP, LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION IN PARLIAMENT TO PRESIDENT LAZARUS CHAKWERA ON THE DEATH OF CABINET MINISTERS A tragedy has befallen our nation. Today, the country has lost two senior government ministers who have died due to COVID-19. I wish to convey my deepest condolences and sympathies […]

Sidik Mia Tests Positive For Covid-19

Sidik Mia Tests Positive For Covid-19

Malawi’s Transport Minister Sidik Mia, who is also Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Vice President has tested positive for Covid-19. Mia confirmed the development though a media statement posted on his official facebook page on Friday.   “I wish to inform you that I have tested positive for Covid-19.  I have self-isolated at home. I have […]

Bande Opts For MCP Over UTM

Bande Opts For MCP Over UTM

Member of Parliament for Blantyre City East Constituency John Bande has joined the main ruling Malawi Congress Party (MCP), a political party in Tonse Alliance administration. Bande was welcome into MCP camp on Saturday by Party’s Vice President Sidik Mia at Nkolokoti in Blantyre. The former cabinet Minister, Bande won the Blantyre City East City […]

MCP to Turn Nsanje District Into Paradise- Mia

MCP to Turn Nsanje District Into Paradise- Mia

By Martin Chiwanda Nsanje, August 24, Mana: Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Vice President, Sidik Mia has assured people in Nsanje he will do everything possible to bring meaningful development to the district so that people’s lives should be transformed. Speaking on Saturday during the welcoming into MCP of former Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislator for […]

MCP to Improve Transport Infrastructure- Mia

MCP to Improve Transport Infrastructure- Mia

By Martin Chiwanda Nsanje, August 8, Mana: Minister of transport and public infrastructure, Sidik Mia says Malawi Congress Party (MCP) administration is geared to improving transport infrastructure which, in turn, will ensure and support the socio-economic growth of the country. Sidik Mia made the commitment known Friday when he was touring transportation projects in Nsanje […]

Chakwera Snubs CSOs On Cabinet

Chakwera Snubs CSOs On Cabinet

The newly elected Malawi President Dr. Lazarus Chakwera on Friday rebuffed a call from Civil Society Organization (CSOs) and the Public Affairs Committee (PAC) to re-appoint his cabinet. CSOs, Human Rights Groups and PAC asked the President Chakwera to reshuffle his newly appointed 31 member team cabinet which is characterized with spouses, siblings and family […]

Malawi President Chakwera Defends ‘Incestuous’ Cabinet

Malawi President Chakwera Defends ‘Incestuous’ Cabinet

Malawi President Reverend Dr. Lazarus Chakwera has defended the appointment of family members and close friends into his full cabinet saying the appointments were based on merit. In his 31 member team cabinet announced on Wednesday, Chakwera appointed Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Deputy President Sidik Mia and his wife as Minister of Transport and Deputy […]

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 […]