21ST SEPTEMBER VIGIL: A BAD IDEA NOT THE SOLUTION

As 21st September approaches I smell a rat. The Civil Society Organisations (CSO), have withdrawn from the United Nations (U.N) mediated talks with...

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...

SYMPTOMS OF CONFLICTS BETWEEN DEMOCRACY AND CHIEFTAINSHIP IN AFRICA

There are many who believe democracy fails to thrive in Africa because of bad influences from traditional leadership. In Africa, a chief is...

3 March was fearful as God in Malawi

March 3 was not just as other days in Malawi during the reign of Kamuzu Banda in commemorating martyrs, those who died in fighting...

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...

Muluzi to receive Democracy Award on Mandela’s 93rd | Nyasa Times

Malawi’s former president Bakili Muluzi has been nominated for the Champion of Freedom Award by a pan-African organisation Africa Heritage Society (AHS), The...

MUTHARIKA PAYS TRIBUTE TO LATE NGWAZI HASTINGS KAMUZU BANDA

President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika today has released a statement paying respect to founding father of the Malawi nation Late Ngwazi Hastings Kamuzu Banda. In...

Political innovations offer hope for better global governance

“Like humanitarianism, politics is an imperfect project,” Dr. James Orbinski said, as he kicked off this year’s Signature Lecture Series at The Centre...

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...

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...

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...

Electoral stakeholder threatens to sue the government over postponed polls in...

by: Lameck Masina Various electoral stakeholders in Malawi have expressed resentment over postponement of the local government elections and have threatened to government to...

Malawi’s New 2015 Cabinet List

NEW CABINET ........................................................................................................... 1. State President, Minister of Defence and Commander-In-Chief of the Malawi Defence Force and the Malawi Police Service - Arthur Peter Mutharika; 2. Vice...

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...

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...

DPP Should respect VP’s office – Chikwemba

The ruling Democratic Progressive Party-DPP government has come under criticism for not according the necessary respect to the office of the 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...