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 The Civil Society Organisations (CSO), have withdrawn from the United Nations (U.N) mediated talks with...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? [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCGIIvsBMis]

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...

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)...

BINGU CAUTIONS MALAWIANS AGAINST GOING TO THE STREETS

President Bingu wa Mutharika on Saturday cautioned Malawians against taking to the streets on the 17th August saying that government cannot just watch...

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...

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....

SADC SENDS TEAM TO MALAWI AFTER RIOTS

The southern African Development community (SADC) has sent a team to Malawi to engage the countries political leaders following anti-government riots last month...

The unforgettable 20July

The Unforgettable July 20(function() { var scribd = document.createElement("script"); scribd.type = "text/javascript"; scribd.async = true; scribd.src = "http://www.scribd.com/javascripts/embed_code/inject.js"; var s = document.getElementsByTagName("script"); s.parentNode.insertBefore(scribd,...

Malawi’s protesters to come out of hiding after bloody crackdown

Protest leaders in Malawi said yesterday they were coming out of hiding and would stage fresh demonstrations one week after 19 people were...