July 20 killings cruel – Joyce Banda

Malawi President Joyce Banda has described the way people died during the July 20 2011 demonstrations as cruel and has since warned that...

Police faulted in July 20 protests – report

The commission of inquiry established to look into the events of last July 20 has urged government to ensure police officers responsible for...

JB’s statement on July 20 protest findings

Malawi President Joyce Banda has vowed to prosecute or hand administrative action on those found at fault by an inquiry on the July...

July 20 ‘killer cops’ face arrest

Arrests are on the way for police officers who have been implicated in the killing and assault of citizens during the July 20,...

Mulli sponsored govt in July 20 massacre – Malawi Human Rights...

Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC) has named late president Bingu wa Mutharika’s close ally, businessman Leston Mulli, as having sponsored government’s efforts to...

MHRC wants July 20 ‘killer cops’ prosecuted

The Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC) has asked President Joyce Banda to institute "credible and impartial investigations and prosecution" of police officers who...
Joyce banda PPM

Presidential Contact and Dialogue Group to submit report to Pres. Joyce...

The Presidential Contact and Dialogue Group is this Friday expected to submit report to President Joyce Banda on the progress of peace talks...

Least we forget the struggle against rising authoritarianism in a democratic...

The Malawian Political Roller Coaster Ride. A narrative of events from July to September 2011 The Constitution of Malawi 12 This Constitution is founded upon...

CSOs, govt conclude dialogue

Civil society organisations (CSOs) and the Presidential Dialogue and Contact Group (PDCG) on Tuesday said they have concluded United Nations (UN)-mediated dialogue on...

Shops, banks shuttered in Malawi stayaway

BLANTYRE (AFP) - Shops, restaurants and banks across Malawi shut their doors Wednesday at the start of a three-day stayaway called by civic...

High Court removes Sept 21 demonstration injunction | Nyasa Times

The High Court has ruled that there should be nationwide demonstrations and vigils on September 21 as planned by the civil society. Five supporters...

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 The Civil Society Organisations (CSO), have withdrawn from the United Nations (U.N) mediated talks with...

Government threatens to slap arsonists with treason

Information and Civic Education Minister, Patricia Kaliati, has warned that the Malawi government will lay treason charges against any person found responsible for...

September 21st protest | Malawi’s ‘national day of action’

Malawi civil rights groups have released a programme for their new round nationwide protests for Wednesday September 21 against President Bingu wa Mutharika. The...

September 21st protest planned should government not commit to reforms

Civil society organisations in Malawi want to see government action on demands that can be addressed immediately, as a show of commitment to...

Another Injunction Against Malawi Activists

Malawi’s civil rights groups protesting against President Bingu wa Mutharika’s rule have been served with a fresh injunction restraining them from holding national...

Freedom vs. safety on the net & Malawi protests

Why did Malawians cancel 17August?

MALAWI VIGILS CANCELLED, What Now?

Organizers of the planned 17th August on Tuesday organized a press briefing explaining of the cancellation or what they call postponement of the...