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...

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...

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...

Malawi’s Bingu wa Mutharika stops protesters’ funeral

The authorities in Malawi have halted the mass funeral of seven protesters who were killed during this week's anti-government protests. President Bingu wa Mutharika...

DPP’s Vuwa Kaunda against demos

With just less than three days before the January 17 demonstrations, more calls are pouring in for the organizers to cancel their plans and...

‘Varsity students hit at President Banda with ‘A graduate per family’...

Students of the three constituent Colleges of the University of Malawi that are on an indefinite closure over salary differences between University Council and...

17August Malawi Demonstration Update

Apparently someone obtained a court injunction, to prevent the demos and this one has been issued faster than the last one.  So the...

July 17 Demonstrations cancelled

Concerned Consumers have cancelled their planned protests. According to National coordinator of the protests Maria Mainja, the canceling of the demos today follows a meeting...

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...

Poly pushes for ‘Malswitch’ increment

One of the Blantyre-based constituent college of the University of Malawi, The Polytechnic has today staged demonstrations around campus as a way of pushing...

Mzuni to take to the streets

Students of the Mzuzu University are taking to the streets of Mzuzu city this Friday. According to the information sourced, the students are taking to...

Kenyan University closed after student riots, two dead

Police have revealed the identity of the two University of Nairobi students who died following disturbances at the institution. One student, police said, died while...

Pupils marched on their own – says TUM

Teachers Union of Malawi (Tum) president Chauluka Muake has denied allegations that teachers were involved in organising pupils to take to the street during...

Nurses to join civil servants strike

Nurses working in public hospitals have given Malawi government a 14-day ultimatum from last Tuesday to address their outstanding salary issue or they will...

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...

President Bingu wa Mutharika faces another protest on 17August

By Our Correspondent Why are there so many street protests in recent years? During the Cold War, there were street protests but workers’ strikes....

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...

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...