PAC TO HOLD FEDERALISM MEETING FROM NOVEMBER 24

The Public Affairs Committee (PAC) yesterday released a press statement which states that it will hold a National Stakeholders Forum on Inclusivity and Federalism...

SECESSION DESERVES DEBATE

The formation of a standalone state in the Northern region on the rationale for unfair distribution of resources, analysts have echoed calls for a...

STATEMENT BY JOYCE BANDA NULLIFYING THE 2014 MALAWI ELECTIONS

GOVERNMENT NOTICE NO. … IN THE MATTER OF THE 2014 TRIPARTITE ELECTIONS PROCLAMATION WHEREAS it has come to my attention that there have been several fraudulent and rampant...

South African based Malawian businessman, Joshua Chisa Mbele, tears apart JB’s...

JC Mbele, an adult of 50 years, of Malawian origin states as follows: I want to put it on record that President Joyce Banda is...

What if donors were nonexistent in Malawi?

With developments emerging from the cash-gate scandal and the attempt by government to treat the crisis as ‘break through’ what would have happened if...

Government is monitoring comments on social media – warns minister

Malawi’s freedom of speech might be under threat if the remarks made by the People’s Party director of Political affairs who is also the...

Mangochi sheikh backs gay rights

It is the first time in the history of Malawi. Some religious leaders have backed up homosexuals of course; however, all have been from...

Parliament starts, Speaker slaps DPP in the face

The sitting of Parliament started yesterday with a presentation of the state of the Nation address on the Capitol Hill looting by Vice President...

Nominations of candidates for all the three elections will take place...

ominations of candidates for all the three elections will take place in February 2014. The nomination fees for 2014 elections are as follows: · Presidential...

JB’s speech: Missed Opportunity

President Joyce Banda's speech in Parliament yesterday should have been an opportunity for her to spell out the basis on which her government would...

Chikaonda faults Malawi leadership

Press Corporation Limited (PCL) group chief executive officer Matthews Chikaonda has said Malawi is a sad case of failed leadership at two levels—the...

“Fire all Deputy Ministers”, activist demands

As activists gang up against Joyce Banda’s regime, there are fresh calls for the government to get rid of all deputy ministers in...

Law Society of Malawi demands prosecution of civilian ‘coup plotters’

President of the Malawi Law Society (MLS) has called for the prosecution of cabinet ministers who he says orchestrated a failed “constitutional coup...

Mutharika is not a dictator – Dr. Heatherwick Ntaba

The spokesman for Malawi’s President, Bingu Wa Mutharika, has dismissed as without merit accusations that the leader is becoming autocratic and intolerant of...

Malawi courts resume work after 3 months strike

Justice will be back in the corridors of Malawi's judicial system from tomorrow, Monday, after a junior strike which started around January 9...

Malawi’s democracy dips into recession

President Bingu wa Mutharika is displaying signs of increasing authoritarianism in Malawi. Between independence in 1964 and the referendum to end the one...

Malawi: Arrests Signal Deteriorating Rights Environment

The Malawi government's recent surge of arrests and threats against critics reflects its broader crackdown on free speech and other basic rights. On...

Impeachment ruled out

Malawians should forget about using impeachment as a solution to do away with a failed president or a failed vice president as the...