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...

“Why Have Paladin in Malawi?” asks the man behind plans for...

At the beginning of February, Wavisanga Silungwe, the chairperson of “Karonga Business Community”, announced that he had resumed plans to demonstrate against Paladin Africa...

CAMA to announce next move once deadline elapses

Consumers Association of Malawi –CAMA – has said it will announce its next step once the 21 day ultimatum it gave government to address...

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...

Govt will ‘try’ respond to demo petition, says Kunkuyu

Government will try to respond to issues raised in a seven point petition presented by organizers of protests on Thursday, Minister of information and...

Consumers in Malawi make history, peaceful protests despite govt propaganda

As the sun set and the day closed on Thursday, it marked one of the memorable chapters of modern Malawi history—a successful and peaceful...

Malawi sees first major protest under President Banda

Thousands of Malawians took to the streets on Thursday to protest against soaring inflation in the first major unrest under President Joyce Banda. Police in...

Govt, CAMA impressed with peaceful mass protests

Both government and organizers of Thursday’s mass protests in Malawi said were impressed with how peaceful and orderly the demonstrations progressed. Information Minister Moses Kunkuyu...

January 17 protesters deliver petition without major incidents

Malawian consumers are today protesting against high cost of living but quietly and silently unlike the previous demonstrations on July 20, 2011 that led...

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...

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...

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...

Lilongwe City Council in logistics for anti-demo vendors

Lilongwe City Council was on Wednesday involved in the organisation of a meeting by vendors who sought to announce that they would not be...

Jan 17 demo organizers dismiss bribe allegations

The organizers of the demonstrations have dismissed claims made by the Rastafarian community that they were offered four hundred thousand kwacha to participate in...

Rastafarian community against Jan 17 demos, denies bribe from organizers

There growing calls for the organizers of the January 17 demonstrations to cancel their plans to protect lives of people and property. The Consumers Association...

Kasambara snubs Kachali on Kapito arrest

Malawi’s Minister of Justice Ralph Kasambara on Tuesday dismissed Vice President Khumbo Kachali’s call to revive a police case involving leading consumer rights activist...

VP Kachali faulted for ordering resumption of court case against Kapito

Chancellor College political science associate professor Blessings Chinsinga has faulted Malawi’s Vice-President (VP) for reminding the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs to revive...

Police silent on January 17 protests security

Ten days before the scheduled January 17 demonstrations over rising cost of living, police have not come out to indicate whether it has capacity...