MESN to engage govt on harmonizing electoral laws

Representatives of the Malawi Electoral Support Network (MESN) are scheduled to engage the government to speed up the harmonization of electoral laws, ahead of...

Matola finally ditches UDF for Peoples Party

Former leader of United Democratic Front in Parliament and Mangochi North law maker, Ibrahim Matola has finally joined the ruling People’s Party. Matola, appointed Deputy...

DPP convention? When and where? December is here

Malawi’s former ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is yet to set date for the party’s first ever national convention after being formed more than...

DPP presses govt on gays, abortion

Opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on Tuesday asked the People's Party (PP) government to declare its stance on the heated debate on the country's...
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MCP says bill on Ndata Farm’s University of Science is shoddy

Malawi Congress Party (MCP) spokesperson on legal affairs Alekeni Menyani on Monday described the Malawi University of Science and Technology (Must) Bill as shoddy. He...

Joyce Banda has failed, says DPP’s Peter Mutharika

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) leader Peter Mutharika has said President Joyce Banda has failed to manage the country's economy and her government's policies were...

Atupele Muluzi’s resignation receives public support

He is struggling to shake off the image that he cannot stand on his own and is only riding on the Muluzi name...

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...

Malawi MPs beg President to reduce trips

Legislators in Malawi have asked President Joyce Banda to reduce expenditure, including local and international travel. They said the trips are straining the country’s...

Malawi Parliament finally passes Tripartite Elections Bill

Parliament has finally passed into law the Tripartite Elections Bill. The amending of the country's constitution has paved the way for holding of...

DPP insists John Tembo must leave his position as Leader of...

Opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has appealed against a ruling by the High Court, which threw out the case where DPP wants John...

Call me president of the UDF and not national chairman, so...

'Call me president of the UDF and not national chairman', so says Atupele Muluzi. The newly elected politburo of Malawi's opposition United Democratic Front...

“Thou shall not judge my leadership capabilities based on age” –...

Newly elected President of the United Democratic Front (UDF) Atupele Muluzi has hit back at his critics, saying people should not base his...

Agenda for Change Version II: Atupele Muluzi on the trail after...

Opposition UDF president and 2014 presidential candidate Atupele Muluzi on Sunday relaunched his Agenda for Change campaign months after making a U-turn on...

President Joyce Banda’s PP courts MCP for a working relationship

The recent move that has been taken by opposition Members of Parliament (MPS) from the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and the United Democratic...

JB still executive member of DPP

Amid what others see to be the chaos of too many political parties for a democracy that is only 20 years old, The...

DPP regrets stoning of ruling Peoples Party supporters

The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has said it regrets the Thyolo violence where 16 supporters of Malawi’s ruling People’s Party (PP) DPP regrets...

Divisions hit PP in Nkhotakota

IT appears pillars are failing to hold in the ruling Peoples' Party in Nkhotakota party loyalists are complaining about violence in the constituency...