Political prostitutes Brown Mpinganjira, Lipenga, Phoya join DPP

Former People’s Party (PP) Vice President for South Brown Mpinganjira and the then Minister of Finance and Economic Development Ken Lipenga have joined the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). The two together with the then ....

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Fire Mia, Kalinde, Mazombwe-Zulu and Phoya – Donors tell JB

By Innocent Mawaya It seems Malawi President Joyce Hilda Mtila Banda may be walking her last political mile as the country’s donors and international partners ordered her to make yet another cabinet reshuffle. The donors ....

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Parliament has adopted the 2012/2013 National budget pegged at K630.5 billion

Parliament yesterday adopted the 2012/2013 National budget pegged at K630.5 billion after Members of Parliament approved all allocations to 57 government ministries. This follows four days of rigorous vote by vote scrutiny of all the ....

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Parliament needs an additional week to scrutinize the midterm budget review,

Possibility is high that parliament will require an additional week or so for the current sitting to scrutinize the midterm budget review, which finance minister Dr Ken Lipenga now says he present in the house ....

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Malawi MPs go on strike, boycott debate over allowances

Backbenchers in Malawi Parliament on Monday boycotted debate on the 2012/13 mid-term budget review statement, leaving only ministers and their deputies to make contributions on the floor. Members of Parliament (MPs) are pushing government to ....

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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 the first concurrent presidential, parliamentary and local government elections in 2014. The ....

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Public Affairs Committee (PAC) to mobilise masses for change

The Public Affairs Committee (PAC) says it will mobilise the masses to start taking action on matters of national importance. PAC made this resolution at the close of its second Stakeholders’ All-inclusive Conference in Blantyre ....

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