Ugandan MPs Exchange Brawls in Parliament During a Debate, Govt MP...

Ugandan parliament turned into a boxing ring on Tuesday amid efforts to introduce legislation that could extend the President`s decades-long hold on power. Tempers flared...

Kambala commits to UTM

Newton Kambala has committed his loyalty to UTM despite his loss at the party's convention on Monday. Kambala lost the position of Treasure to Iqbal...

Egypt Army Colonel Arrested for Announcing his Plans to Run for...

For daring to announce his plans to contests for presidency in 2018, a colonel in Egypt has been sentenced to 6 years in prison...

ACB Arrests Judiciary Spokesperson “Mlenga Mvula”

Anti-corruption bureau has arrested the Judiciary spokesperson, Mlenga Mvula at his office at high court in Blantyre on allegations of corruption. According to a statement...

Zimbabwe police detain celebrated activist Pastor Mawarire

Zimbabwe police armed with AK-47 rifles arrested Evan Mawarire, an activist and pastor, from his home in the capital, Harare, on Wednesday morning as...

Gay crusade divides parties

President Joyce Banda's lack of a clear stance on homosexuality has sparked a fierce national debate with major political parties showing a sharp...

UTM Manifesto Launch on Saturday

United Transformation Movement (UTM) is set to launch its manifesto and campaign on March 23 in Dowa. UTM spokesperson has confirmed the development in a...

CDE students present presidential elections in Malawi, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique

The International Studies Program held its first round of CDE Country Talks during the International Studies Colloquium on Tuesday, October 16, 2012. Precious Chimbaba...

DPP spits fire at JB for cancelling the African Union summit

The former ruling party the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has taken a swipe at President Joyce Banda for cancelling the African Union summit,...

Nankhumwa in Phalombe whistle stop tour

Governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) vice president for South Kondwani Nankhumwa is today scheduled to hold whistle stop rallies in Phalombe District. The tour will...

Msowoya back in Court

The High Court is today expected to hear an application from some civil society organisations (CSOs) demanding the resignation of Speaker of the National...

Political opportunists derailing democracy

Reliance on political opportunists is contributing to a monotonous style of running of the government, opposition People's Progressive Movement (PPM) president Mark Katsonga-Phiri...

Peoples Party candidate Aaram Beza not allowed to vote in Mzimba...

Peoples Party candidate Aaram Beza not allowed to vote in Mzimba Central bye-elections and was sent back, but will still win the elections. ...

One dead and dozens arrested as Uganda police battle protesters over...

At least one person has been killed and dozens have been arrested in Uganda as the government intensified its crackdown on opposition supporters on...

Malawi Electoral Commission to recount votes Monday

Malawi's electoral commission plans to begin a recount Monday of all votes cast in last week's presidential, legislative and local elections after discovering voter...

Kenyatta’s Victory: Kenyans Anxious of Odinga’s Response

Kenyans are keen to hear the response of opposition leader Raila Odinga to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in the October 26 presidential election re-run. Odinga,...

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...

Kasambara snubs Kachali on Kapito arrest

Malawi’s Minister of Justice Ralph Kasambara on Tuesday dismissed Vice President Khumbo Kachali’s call to revive a police case involving leading consumer rights activist...