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...

President Mutharika omits VP from cabinet list

By Charles Mkula Lilongwe – Malawi's President Bingu wa Mutharika has left one of his deputies, Joyce Banda, from the list of his new,...

Malawi rights body says president inciting violence

By Mabvuto Banda LILONGWE (Reuters) - Malawi's Human Rights Commission on Monday accused President Bingu wa Mutharika of inciting violence against critics that has led...

VP’s Party promises change in Africa

Malawi's Vice President Joyce Banda has launched the People’s Party (PP), which she says will soon unveil its platform. She is expected...

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...

Update on the Very Reverend Dialogue in Malawi

The start of a UN-brokered dialogue last week between President Bingu wa Mutharika and his extra-parliamentary opposition has done little to ease the...

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...

GET READY FOR A WAR – BINGU

President Bingu Wa Mutharika said he is ready to declare war on his critics if they are not ready for the national dialogue...

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)...

“PROBLEMS FACING MALAWI ARE NOT UNIQUE “- BINGU

President Bingu wa Mutharika has said that problems facing Malawi are not unique citing counties like France, Portugal, and Spain who are buried...

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....

Malawi’s president has called to cancel demonstrations scheduled for Wednesday.

Speaking on MBC radio on Sunday 14 August 2011, Bingu wa Mutharika said the events could turn violent. He said organizers should carefully...

“Who voted for the NGOs, I have 2.9million votes” – Bingu...

Yesterday, Bingu was at it again misleading citizens on the number of votes he had scooped in 2009 general election. The truth is...