Postponement of protest (Vigil) scheduled for 17August 2011 Press Release

Civil Society Coalition (Southern Region) Press Release Postponement of Vigil scheduled for Wednesday, 17th August 2011 We, the Organising committee of the Vigil (Southern Region)...

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...

Malawi 20July Demonstration Flyer

There is increasing political unrest in Malawi as it gears itself up for a day of mass anti-government protests today (Wednesday 20th July). Demonstrations...

Government resolves UNIMA wrangle, Colleges ordered to reopen

The planned vigils at parliament in Lilongwe on Wednesday by frustrated University of Malawi students have been averted in infancy, FaceofMalawi has it. Information sourced...

“We have really failed,” concedes Black Monday organizers.

The men behind the much-touted black Mondays that are yet to deliver their results have conceded that they really have failed in mobilizing Malawians...

PROGRESSIVE REPORT ON THE MALAWI DEMONSTRATIONS AT 10.05am

  Lawyer Ralph  Kasambala is reported to have obtained a court order vacating the injunction stopping the demonstrations. BLANTYRE Peace is reported in Blantyre as lawyers...

Joyce Banda calls for patience, as activists set date for anti-govt...

President Joyce Banda has appealed for patience from Malawians with her government, saying the country is closer to doing away with economic problems currently...

REVIEW OF AGGRAVATING FACTORS TO THE VIOLENT DEMONSTRATIONS IN MALAWI

Every peace loving Malawian knows that the first culprit to blame for the violent demonstrations  on 20th July is Bingu himself. This is...

MPINGANJIRA DENIES MENTIONING THE US AND BRITAIN AS COUNTRIES SPONSORING DEMOS

Hours after alleging that there are western countries agitating for a demonstration so that they see a regime change, Information minister and government spokesperson,...

January 17 protests still on despite govt propaganda

Despite mounting calls from various stakeholders to stop the January 17 mass protests against high cost of living, the Consumers Association of Malawi has...

MISA MALAWI STATEMENT ON MACRA BAN ON COVERAGE OF RIOTS AND...

Press Release Made by the Media Council of Malawi (MISA) against the gagging orders to private radio stations. For Immediate Release 20th July, 2011 The Malawi...

Organising chair for Jan 17 demos resigns

The much touted and anticipated January 17 nationwide demonstrations organized by Consumer Association of Malawi (Cama) executive director John Kapito have been dealt with...

Malawi govt rejects Consumers Association January 17 petition demands

Malawi Government has rejected most of the demands which Consumers Association of Malawi (Cama) presented to it during demonstrations held in the country's major...

January protests: John Kapito offers tips to stop it

Outspoken consumer rights activist John Kapito has offered Malawi government two tips with which it can prevent a mass protest against President Joyce Banda's...

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...

Breaking: Msundwe police in Lilongwe torched by rioting citizens

Reports from Lilongwe indicate that Msundwe police station in the district, on the way to Mchinji, has been set ablaze by angry citizens. Some...

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...

Human Rights Commission hails peaceful protests

Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC) has commended the police, the government and demonstrators for ensuring that the January 17 anti-government protests over the rising...