Former ruling, Peoples’ Party (PP) of President Joyce Banda who is not in Parliament but has her son in it and the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) are in an alliance, FaceofMalawi can reveal.
FaceofMalawi understands that the Malawi Congress Party and the Peoples’ Party have entered into an impromptu alliance which among other things will see the two parties agreeing on decisions in Parliament.
The first decision the parties will jointly work together on are the election of the Speaker of the national assembly, said a source.
The source further said that the alliance started the time of the elections and now they have just cemented it.
Yesterday, the Peoples’ Party Vice President for the Northern Region Harry Mkandawire indicated that the PP will vote for the candidate of the MCP as a speaker who now happens to be Richard Msowoya. He hinted that the party will not have a candidate of its own.