DPP says won’t give up on Leader of Opposition battle

Malawi’s former ruling Democratic Progressive Party – DPP – has said it will re-launch its legal battle for leader of opposition in Parliament...

Sangala, 11 others MPs dump PP

As the 43rd session of Parliament commences this afternoon, twelve more Members of Parliament have defected from ruling People's Party (PP) and gone...

DPP wants Kasambara sacked

The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has asked President Joyce Banda to dismiss Justice Minister and Attorney General Ralph Kasambara as a way of...

Tripartite elections bill now or never—Opposition

Opposition political parties in the country say they want the tripartite elections bill to be tabled and passed during the forthcoming parliamentary sitting,...

Jumbe changes party name

The newly unveiled Labour Party, led by Friday Jumbe, faces its first hurdle following reports that another political party with a similar name...

UDF changes tune, advises its MPs to remain on govt side

The newly-elected opposition UDF national executive committee (NEC) has directed its MPs to remain on government benches in Parliament, overturning an earlier decision...

Political parties dismiss Pac’s resolution

Political parties in the country have dismissed the resolution Public Affairs Committee (Pac) came up with at its conference last week that Malawi...

Stakeholders push for Tripartite Polls in 2014

Malawi’s civil rights activists, religious leaders and the media have anonymously agreed that the country should have its first ever tripartite elections come...

DPP eyes choppers in 2014 campaign

Opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is planning to use helicopters in the upcoming campaign for the 2014 general elections, a senior party official...

Ralph Kasambara backs ‘uneducated’ MPs

Justice Minister and Attorney General Ralph Kasambara jerked delegates to the Public Affairs Committee (PAC) meeting into wonder when he pronounced that he...

UDF breakaway group forms new party

By Chancy Namadzunda: Members of the United Democratic Front (UDF) breakaway group led by Friday Jumbe have formed a ndw party called Labour. Addressing...

Jumbe’s UDF camp form new party

Some disgruntled members of the United Democratic Front (UDF) have announced the formation of a new political party a week after the holding...

UDF’s Mtafu, Makwangwala self inflicted injury, they should not cry

The battle scarred United Democratic Front (UDF) held its overdue convention last Tuesday, leaving a number of casualties in its way. But it...

DPP scrutinize JB’s seven months in office, PP failed

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has called the current leadership as failed administration in its seven months which it has been in power. DPP press...

Jumbe says UDF indaba illegal as Atupele Muluzi elected to lead...

As the United Democratic Front (UDF) convention rolled on Tuesday, with favoured candidate Atupele Muluzi widely expected to carry the day, "interim president"...

I will not quit – vows Atupele Muluzi

United Democratic Front (UDF) newly elected national chairman Atupele Muluzi has ruled out leaving government, saying the country's harsh political and economic situation...

How Atupele’s win was staged

Opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) stage-managed their Tuesday's convention elections to make Atupele Muluzi to win the party's chairman and presidential candidacy despite...

Malawi short of leaders – PAC

The two-day Public Affairs Committee (Pac) all-inclusive conference ended on Wednesday in Blantyre with an observation that Malawi is in short supply of...