US demands Malawi’s explanation on coup funding claims

The United states government is awaiting an explanation from Malawi over President Bingu wa Mutharika’s remarks that western donors are conniving with opposition...

CSOs, academia for Bingu resignation

The civil society and academia attending the all-inclusive Public Affairs Committee conference in Blantyre have called for the resignation of President Bingu wa...

Malawi Opposition Accuse President of Inciting Violence

A prominent member of Malawi’s opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) said President Bingu Wa Mutharika’s call on his supporters to “aggressively” defend him...

A TALE OF THREE PRESIDENTS AND CAUTION IN THE SEARCH FOR...

PRESIDENT YOWERI MUSEVENI Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni was once the darling of the West, hailed as his country’s saviour, a true democrat and a...

Malawi Parties may ‘mirror’ Germany’s Pirates to enter govt

By Collins Mtika The so called Pirates, a new entry in the Berlin Federal State Parliament, may have broken the jinx in the Germany political...

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...

When yesterday meets today and we worry about tomorrow…in Malawi

By Mai Malawi Yesterday.. Normally when times are good most people rarely make frequent visits into their past. Why should you when you are living in...

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 The Civil Society Organisations (CSO), have withdrawn from the United Nations (U.N) mediated talks with...

“OPERATION BWEZANI”: THE ARMY, POLITICAL CHANGE, AND DR. BANDA’S HEGEMONY IN...

By REUBEN CHIRAMBO University of Malawi, Malawi ABSTRACT When the Malawi Army violently disarmed the Malawi Young Pioneers (MYP), a paramilitary wing of the Malawi Congress...

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...

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,...

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 postpones much-awaited local govt. to 2014

BLANTYRE--The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has announced the postponement of the long-awaited Local Government Elections to 2014, the elections body said in a...

OPENING OF PARLIAMENT AND ATTENDING THE ASIA-AFRICA CONFENCE IN TANZANIA IS...

We never believed that His Excellency Dr Bingu is a dictator. I thought it was just propaganda. Only last week his brother was...

DEMOCRACY IN A TEST TUBE

Is politics a question of different rules, the same game? When answering the National Referendum question of “Yes/No” in 1992, little did...
Joyce banda PPM

Malawi opposition to shun State of Nation Address

APA Lilongwe (Malawi) Malawi opposition intends to shun President Bingu wa Mutharika during the delivery of the State of...

MALAWI TARGETS UNPATRIOTIC ACTIVISTS

Malawi's government is said to be targeting LGBT activists who it claims are behind the country recently losing foreign aid. Local media reported that...

A prying press silenced by injunctions

In Malawi, where half the population survives on a dollar a day, it proves wise for the political elite to keep their exorbitant...