REPORT ON THE MALAWI DEMONSTRATIONS

The Malawi Government is taking every effort to stop the peaceful demonstration. In Lilongwe Chiza Mbekeani is reported to have sought an injunction...

Reuters taking sides on Malawi?

First line of a Reuters story on the situation ahead of mass protests in Malawi: Gangs of machete-wielding pro-government youths took to the streets of Malawi's...

New Building Society Bank in Blantyre broken into at 15.45pm-Protests in...

BLANTYRE At 15.45 it is reported that the New Building Society in Blantyre has been attacked by demonstrators. Similarly, a police tent has been...

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...

Video | Blantyre demonstrations 20thJuly 2011

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Govt claims its cannot afford what civil servants are asking

Malawi’s Finance Minister Ken Lipenga says government can ill afford a salary increase for civil servants as meeting their current demands would see the...

Malawi VP Dismisses Resignation Demands

Malawi’s vice president, Joyce Banda, has rejected demands that she resign from some of her colleagues in the administration as well as senior...

All roads lead to Parliament, teachers protest at Parliament

Barely a few days after staff from the Kamuzu Central Hospital took to the doors of Parliament, another group has joined in the trooping...

AFTERMATH OF DEMONSTRATIONS IN MALAWI ON 21st JULY, 2011

LILONGWE Confirmed reports via Joy Radio indicate that tension has not improved in the capital city of Lilongwe.  Roads are reported deserted with no...

Activist calls for JB return

Controversial human rights activist, Seodi White, has called on President Joyce Banda to return from the US where she is to attend the UN...

FEB. 27 DEMOS: MALAWI LAW SOCIETY CHAIR URGES PEOPLE TO TAKE...

While the government of Malawi is busy discouraging people from taking to the streets and telling them that they should wait for May 20...

Madam President should not resign – says CAMA boss, John Kapito

Consumers Association of Malawi (CAMA) boss, John Kapito, who was earlier calling for the resignation of the state President, Joyce Banda, and suggesting that...

Kamlepo Kalua cautions govt on January 17 demos

A veteran politician is strongly advising the Joyce Banda administration to tread carefully in handling issues surrounding the nationwide demonstrations being organised by the...

CSOs call for demonstrations against Capital hill looting

Enough is enough! The Civil Society Organizations in Malawi have indicated that they have started planning for nationwide demonstrations against looting at Capital hill, gross...

President Bingu addresses the nation, A day after Malawi Protests

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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...