Experts Fault Chakwera For Plotting to Capture PAC

Experts Fault Chakwera For Plotting to Capture PAC

Good governance and legal experts have faulted President Lazarus Chakwera for planning to turn the quasi-religious grouping, Public Affairs Committee (PAC) into a constitutional body. President Chakwera suggested turning PAC into constitutional body on Wednesday at Kamuzu Palace in Blantyre during an audience with groups’ representatives. According to President Chakwera turning the body into constitutional […]

PAC Tips Tonse Administration On Proposed Peace Commission Bill

PAC Tips Tonse Administration On Proposed Peace Commission Bill

By Morton Sibale, MANA The quasi-religious grouping, Public Affairs Committee (PAC) has asked government to ensure that there is support and political will if the proposed National Peace Commission Bill is to be successful in achieving sustainable peace and unity in the country. PAC Chairperson, Monsignor Patrick Thawale made the call on Monday in Lilongwe […]

Tonse Treating Malawians As ‘Dogs’ On Covid-19 Measures- Law Expert

Tonse Treating Malawians As ‘Dogs’ On Covid-19 Measures- Law Expert

Law scholars and political commentators in the country have accused President Dr. Lazarus Chakwera and his Tonse Administration of treating Malawians as ‘dogs’ after effecting anti Covid-19 laws without consulting concerned groups. The new laws known as public health (Corona virus and Covid-19) Prevention, Containment and Management Rules, 2020 affects religious gatherings, weddings and traditional […]

Chakwera Angers Malawi’s Catholic Bishops On ‘Lockdown’… We Were Not Consulted

Chakwera Angers Malawi’s Catholic Bishops On ‘Lockdown’… We Were Not Consulted

Catholics Bishops under the banner Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) have accused President Dr. Lazarus Chakwera’s administration for imposing a ‘Partial’ lockdown on Malawians without consulting the bishops. In a statement the Catholic Bishops said the new guidelines known as Public Health (Coronavirus and Covid-19) Prevention, Containment and Management Rules have taken the bishops by […]

PAC Advises Chakwera to Trim His Family Cabinet; ‘Walk the Talk Mr President’

PAC Advises Chakwera to Trim His Family Cabinet; ‘Walk the Talk Mr President’

The quasi-religious group, the Public Affairs Committee (PAC) has asked President Reverend Lazarus Chakwera to trim his cabinet as a measure of serving tax payers money. PAC’s Chairperson Monsignor Dr. Patrick Thawale made the call on Thursday during an interference meeting Chakwera at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe. He reminded Chakwera that Malawi Congress Party (MCP) […]

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 […]

PAC Commends President Mutharika For Commitment To Dialogue

PAC Commends President Mutharika For Commitment To Dialogue

The Public Affairs Committee (PAC) has commended Malawi President Professor Peter Mutharika for his open-door policy on issues of national importance. PAC made the commendation today, Wednesday, at its meeting with President Mutharika at Sanjika Palace in Blantyre. PAC Chairperson, Monsignor Dr Patrick Thawale said the organization was pleased that the President has always been […]

Mutharika in Robust Health…. Grants PAC An Audience

Mutharika in Robust Health…. Grants PAC An Audience

Malawi President Professor Peter Mutharika is scheduled to meet the Public Affairs Committee (PAC) tomorrow on Wednesday, 29 April 2020 at Sanjika Palace in Blantyre. Presidential Press Secretary, Mgeme Kalilani confirmed the development in an interview with private radio station Zodiak Broadcasting Station (ZBS) on Tuesday morning. “His Excellency the State President Professor Peter Mutharika […]

Mutharika Rejects Electoral Bills

Mutharika Rejects Electoral Bills

Malawi President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has withheld assenting to the electoral bills parliament passed in February. President Mutharika’s Spokesperson, Mgeme Kalilani confirmed the development during a press briefing held on Tuesday in Blantyre.  He said the bills are unconstitutional. The constitution of the republic of Malawi under section 73 states that the president has […]