CSOs call for the resignation of ACB Director Reyneck Matemba for siding with Mutharika

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) trading under the banner Human Rights Defenders Coalition have demanded for the immediate resignation of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Director over his decision to clear President Professor Arthur Peter Muthatika in the ....

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Cabinet reshuffle looming: Umodzi Party President John Chisi tipped off a Ministerial post

Information reaching faceofmalawi indicates that President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has reshuffled his 20 member cabinet with the main culprit being Atupele Muluzi who has been stripped off his ministerial post. According to information at ....

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Demonstrations update: Five people arrested in Mzuzu for tearing Mutharika’s billboards

Police in Mzuzu fired teargas to disperse protestors who turned violent after delivering the 10-point petition to President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika through Mzuzu City Council offices. The protestors who turned up in large numbers ....

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Malawians should not support CSOs, MPs on electoral reforms-analysts

By Orchestra Kamanga Political analysis and social commentators in the country have urged all Malawians not to back the Civil Societies Organizations (CSOs) and Parliamentarian to push government to table the electoral reform bill in ....

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DPP asks not to be sued for embezzlement of public funds to ‘Blue Night’

After blue Night took place on July 29 2017 for a fundraising dinner, many including civil society organisations (CSOs) have accused ruling Government, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) of embezzling the public funds for an event. The ....

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Ex-diplomat John Chikago speaks out on Chaponda’s firing

Former Ambassador to Japan, Dr. John James Chikago has added his voice on the recent decision by President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika to fire Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development Dr. George Chaponda over ....

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Dausi backs Mutharika for firing Chaponda: CSOs say the decision is ill-timed

Minister of Information and Communications Technology Nicholas has trashed claims by Civil Society Organization (CSOs) and Malawians in general, saying the firing of Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development Dr. George Chaponda is ill-timed. ....

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Justice Mwaungulu to deliver his ruling on Chaponda’s Maize-gate case today

Justice Dunstan Mwaungulu of the Supreme Court of Appeal is today set to deliver his ruling in the appeal case where the state wants the court to vacate the injunction restraining Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation ....

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Mzuzu High Court Judge John Chirwa moved to Blantyre: Justice De Gabriele takes over Chaponda’s contempt case

Information reaching FaceofMalawi indicates that Mzuzu High Court Judge John Chirwa who granted Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) took restraining Agriculture and Water Development Minister, George Chaponda, from executing his duties until a probe into the ....

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Attorney General Kalekeni Kaphale appeals against Chaponda’s suspension at Supreme Court

The State through Attorney Kalekeni Kaphale has appealed against the Mzuzu High Court ruling extending an injunction which some Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) obtained restraining Agriculture and Water Development Minister against George Chaponda from executing ....

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Court sustains Chaponda’s suspension over Zambia maize-gate

The High Court in Mzuzu has sustained the suspension imposed on Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development Dr. George Chaponda. Earlier this month, Justice John Chirwa suspended Chaponda to pave way for smooth investigations ....

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Chaponda to appear before Parliamentary inquiry over maize-gate today

Suspended Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development Dr. George Chaponda is this morning scheduled to appear before a joint Parliamentary committee on Agriculture to explain his involvement in the Zambia-Malawi maize deal. Chairman of ....

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