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Mutharika to Launch Shire Valley Transformation Program in Chikwawa

President Peter Mutharika is expected to preside over the launch of Shire Valley Transformation Programme (SVTP) in Chikwawa. Office of president and Cabinet (OPC) has confirmed. The event is slated for Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at Chikwawa Community Ground in the district. Mutharika is expected to arrive at the venue around noon.

HRDC Advises Mtambo Not to Hand Himself Over to Police; ‘He did nothing wrong’

Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) chairperson Timothy who planned to surrender himself to police this morning has been advised not to take the move as he has done nothing wrong. This has been revealed by HRDC member, Activist Billy Mayaya who said even those that are currently in police custody did nothing wrong in planning to hold demonstrations at State House residents. Reports reaching Face of...

Blantyre City Council Blamed for Failing to Come Out Clearly on how they Spend their Annual Budget

By Robert Kumwenda A concerned citizen by the name of Good news Mphande has accused Blantyre City Council for failing to come out clearly to explain on how they spend their annual budget. Mphande who is a resident of Limbe Central Ward made these remarks during the council annual budget meeting with different stakeholders in Blantyre. “We are not told how much money was spent last year...

Mutharika Says Read to Stand, Win Again If Supreme Court Rules Against Them

President Peter Mutharika has said he is ready to stand again and win if the Supreme Court rules against their favor and fresh presidential elections takes place. Mutharika said this on Sunday at Njamba Freedom Park in Blantyre where Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) held a joint political rally with United Democratic Front (UDF). After the Constitutional Court nullified the May 21, 2019 presidential elections, Mutharika came...

MCP, UTM ‘Marriage’ Done; Chakwera to be Alliance Flag Carrier

The possible alliance between Malawi Congress Party (MCP) and United Transformation Movement (UTM) has been agreed with Lazarus Chakwera as the alliance flag carrier and veep Saulos Chilima running mate in the forthcoming fresh presidential polls to be held on May 19, 2020. According to inner sources within the parties, the two leaders have been meeting for the past two weeks discussing of the possible...


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