People’s Party candidates deny donating ‘Mponela beds’

People's Party (PP) candidates in the Mzimba by-elections have denied donating beds to health centres in their respective constituencies. It was rife the whole...

Peoples Party losing candidate defies party, to stand as independent

Despite calls by the vice president Khumbo Kachali and other Peoples Party (PP) National executive members that aspirants who lost during party’s primary...

Will Peoples Party rule after 2014 elections?

Incumbents rarely fail to get re-elected. You might think this is only true in African politics. It is not. Peruse the presidential history...

Atupele’s ‘agenda for change’ still on

Malawi’s Minister of Economic Development and Planning, Mr. Atupele Muluzi says he has not abandoned his plan to contest in the 2014 presidential...

UDF squabbles reappear as Atupele Muluzi, Ibrahim Matola rebuff UDF call...

UDF is heading towards another internal fight after two of its MPs serving in Joyce Banda’s cabinet — Atupele Muluzi and Ibrahim Matola...

UDF to spend K35 million on October 31 convention

Opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) says it will spend over K35 million on its planned convention on October 31 this year. Convention chairperson Lilian...

PP cannot win elections, DPP faults opinion poll

If presidential elections were held in June 2012 the ruling People’s Party would have won with 46 %, an opinion poll by Afro-barometer...

Joyce Banda awards Phoya, Kasambara Senior Council status

President Joyce Banda has given Justice Minister and Attorney General Ralph Kasambara, and Minister of Lands and Housing Henry Phoya the status of...

DPP to challenge disqualification in Mzimba bye-election

DPP regional governor for the North the Reverend Christopher Ngwira has said his party will challenge its candidate’s disqualification from contesting the Mzimba...
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MCP not comfortable working with Daza

The Malawi Congress Party MCP has said it will not be comfortable working with Secretary General Dr. Christopher Daza whose suspension from the...

UDF plans to go into alliance with PP

The former ruling United Democratic Front (UDF) is planning to go into a political alliance with the ruling People’s Party (PP) following its...

DPP will get back into govt in 2014 – Goodall Gondwe

Opposition DPP first vice-president and Malawi’s former finance minister Goodall Gondwe has expressed optimism that the party will get back into government in...

Professor Mutharika says thank you in a ‘moving’ speech

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) interim President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has thanked people of the Eastern Region for the moral, spiritual and solidarity...

Chilumpha and Mia win big at People’s Party convention

Joyce Banda and her deputy Khumbo Kachali were confirmed as People's Party(PP) president and vice president respectively at the party's first ever convention. But...

Newcomers rock People’s Party convention, delegates confused

It is not all rosy for Malawi’s ruling People’s Party (PP), which is set to make history by holding a convention this Monday,...

UDF MPs not satisfied with PP’s partnership

United Democratic Front (UDF) parliamentarians say they are dissatisfied with the working relationship with the ruling People’s Party (PP). Clement Chiwaya who leads the...

15 MPs ditch People’s Party fearing Section 65

Up to 15 Members of Parliament (MPs) have so far abandoned ruling People's Party (PP) and returned to the parties that sponsored them...

PP refutes endorsing JB before convention

Leaders of the ruling People’s Party (PP) have dismissed reports of endorsing President Joyce Banda as the party’s presidential candidate before the convention...