Kamuzu Day and Malawi’s Festival of Forgetting

By Jimmy Kainja* Last week we had a public holiday in Malawi. May 14 is “Kamuzu Day,” when the nation celebrates the life of its...

MCP executive new office bearers

The Malawi Congress Party full list of its executive members: President Rt. Hon Dr. Lazarus Chakwera 1st Vice President Hon. Richard Msowoya 2nd Vice President Hon. Mcdonald...

THREE 2014 PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES SHUN APM’S STATE LUNCHEON

Three 2014 Presidential candidates, among them former President and People's Party (PP) founder Joyce Banda and Malawi Congress Party (MCP) President Lazarus Chakwera, did...

DPP BANKS 51 MPs IN 2014 ELECTIONS

It is now official that Malawi ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) now has 51 Members of Parliament (MPs) after winning all parliamentary seats in...

Chakwera files nomination papers

Malawi Congress Party (MCP) President today, February 11, became the third candidate to file his nomination papers for the May 20 tripartite elections on...

MSOWOYA NOT TO RETURN TO PARLIAMENT IN 2019

While it may look like an achievement for Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Vice President Richard Msowoya that he is now speaker of Parliament, the...

SOME MCP MEMBERS ASPIRING TO IMPEACH CHAIR OF THE COMMITTEE ON...

Some Malawi Congress Party (MCP) members in the parliamentary committee on agriculture are aspiring to ‘impeach’ chair of the committee Felix Jumbe from his...

EITHER MCP OR DPP IN MAY 2019

A recent survey by one of the electoral stakeholders in the country National Election Systems Trust NEST has shown that the battle in the...

Chakwera to partner with Richard Msowoya

Malawi Congress Party (MCP) leader, Lazarus Chakwera, has settled for the Vice President of the party, Richard Msowoya, to partner with him in the...

Malawi commemorates 16 years of Kamuzu’s death

Today is almost passing as any other day but sixteen years ago, on a date like this one, the nation woke up to sombre...

Mutharika arrives, spits fire at PP, to hold press conference tomorrow

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) leader, Peter Mutharika, arrived in the country this afternoon through the Kamuzu International Airport. Mutharika was returning from the United States...

DPP’S BENTLEY NAMASASU CHALLENGES COURT RULING TO ALLOW MEC TO CONDUCT...

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lawmaker and once Lilongwe City South East constituency Member of Parliament, Bentley Namasasu has challenged the High Courts decision to...

APM HIDING DPP OFFICIALS FROM CASHGATE -MCP

Malawi Congress Party’s (MCP) shadow minister of finance Joseph Njovuyalema has warned President Peter Mutharika against shielding his ministers on cash gate allegations stating...

MCP MEMBERS IMPLICATED IN MASSIVE LOOTING OF PUBLIC FUNDS AKA CASHGATE

It has been noted that some Malawi Congress Party (MCP) member have been implicated in the plundering of tax payers funds amounting to K24...

Kabwila brought tension to MCP Heavy Weights at KIA

Some Malawi Congress Party heavy weights were on Sunday got confused when the party’s expelled Spokesperson; Jessie “Nkholokolo” Kabwila stepped the Kamuzu International Airport...

MCP dismisses internal dissent

The opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has played down calls by some disgruntled chairpersons for an emergency convention to address administrative issues reportedly rocking...

MCP leader John Tembo has disclosed that he will run for...

MCP leader John Tembo has disclosed that he will run for the presidency during the party’s forthcoming convention. He was, however, quick to point...

Rev. Chakwera resigns from church leadership to run for Malawi presidency

Rev. Dr. Lazarus Chakwera, leader of the Malawi Assemblies of God Church, has resigned to focus on running for president of main opposition Malawi...