MPs not serious on local polls – Electoral Support Network

The Malawi Electoral Support Network (Mesn) has accused members of Parliament (MPs) of lacking seriousness in terms of holding Local Government Elections in...

UNDP and the EU clash over role in Malawi polls

The European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have crossed paths, with the latter warning the former that it is...

JB’s statement on July 20 protest findings

Malawi President Joyce Banda has vowed to prosecute or hand administrative action on those found at fault by an inquiry on the July...

Police arrests Lilongwe City CEO Mmangitsa & former State House press...

Police in Malawi’s capital Lilongwe have arrested Chief Executive Officer for Lilongwe City Council Kelvin Mmangisa and deputy Principal Secretary for Ministry of...

People’s Party not in govt of national unity with any party

If the United Democratic Front and Alliance for Democracy Aford and other parties think they are in a government of national unity with...

Goodall Gondwe, Kaliati, Vuwa Kaunda face arrests over corruption

Three former Cabinet ministers face arrests as their case files move from the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) to the office of the Director of...

Govt backs calls to shift tripartite polls to 2019

The Joyce Banda government has backed calls by the Legal Affairs Committee of Parliament that the tripartite elections in Malawi be held in...

Defecting MPs to cost tax payers K4.6 billion

As Malawians continue to suffer the effects of the devaluation of the kwacha and the attendant skyrocketing commodity prices, they will have to...

UDF MP’s doubt whether party will field Presidential candidate in 2014

Opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) Members of the National Assembly have expressed doubt as to whether the party is going field a Presidential...

Clerk of parliament Matilda Katopola arrested, released on bail

Police on Tuesday morning arrested Clerk of Parliament Matilda Katopola and released her on bail, but refused to disclose the charge(s). "It is true...

DPP changes tune on Sec. 65 Injunction

The Democratic Progressive Party DPP says it will pursue issues surrounding section 65 in parliament, backtracking on its earlier stand that it would...

Mvula, Makande exit UDF

United Democratic Front (UDF) has downplayed the departure of three of its top officials, describing it as ‘good riddance’. The party’s second vice-president, who...

People’s Party not shaken with Section 65

Malawi’s ruling People’s Party wore a brave face over the weekend, saying it rank and file is not shaken with events surrounding Section...

DPP loses Section 65 petitions, Speaker throws out the case

Malawi’s Speaker of Parliament Henry Chimunthu Banda has thrown out a petition on Section 65 which was seeking to have at least 40...

Chimunthu Banda makes ruling on Section 65, Mutharika walks out in...

Acting DPP President Prof. Peter Mutharika and leader of the party in parliament Dr. George Chaponda on Thursday walked out of parliament in...

Four more MPs abandon People’s Party

The former ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has withdrawn a petition against three members of parliament who ditched it to join Peoples' Party...

Lucius Banda back ‘again’ in politics, joins PP

Prominent Malawi musician Lucius Banda is back in active politics and has since announced that he has joined the ruling People's Party. "Yes, I...

Orange Partners fundraising for People’s Party

Northern region Orange Partners chapter for People's Party has come up with a special committee for fundraising activities in a bid to make...