19 November 2017
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Thyolo, July 16, 2017:  Thyolo District Commissioner (DC), Charles Thombozi, on Thursday surprised members of the full council when he announced his appointment as Director of Chiefs.  In his announcement, Thombozi said he had received official communication from higher authorities that he was posted to be the Director of Chiefs…
Mzuzu, July 16, 2017: Councillor for Zolozolo East Ward which is in Mzuzu City has accused Story Workshop of advocating for his removal by propagating that he has failed to foster development of the ward. Councillor Stafford Khunga made the accusation Friday during an exit meeting of Story Workshop’s Deepening…
Chiradzulu, July 16, 2017: President of the Association of Persons with Albinism in Malawi (APAM), Overstone Kondowe, has asked the Ministry of Justice and Constitution Affairs to quickly conclude 121 cases in which persons with albinism were attacked resulting in 21 deaths. Kondowe made the remarks in Chiradzulu district which…
Mzimba, July 14, 2017: Tempers flared during Mzimba full council meeting on Thursday when councilors accused the district’s Malawi Social Action Fund (MASAF) IV’s Project Officer, Manuel Mkomwa, of ill-treating beneficiaries of the Public Works Programme. It was established during the meeting that beneficiaries under the programme who each receive…
Lilongwe, July 14, 2017:  Police in Dowa have arrested a clerk working for the National Registration Bureau (NRB) and a Village Headman for being suspected of selling National Registration Forms. The 28 year old clerk Masauko Mondwe and the 58 year old Village Headman for Kanyamba area in Dowa whose…
Lilongwe, June 23: Malawi Congress Party (MCP) constituency leaders from Lilongwe, Dowa and Mzimba districts say they still retain hope that the party will hold a convention next month as it is being demanded by its general membership. Hisman Banda, Organising Secretary for Lilongwe North West constituency led a team…
Mulanje, June 20, 2017: Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Secretary General, Grelzedar Jeffery, has blemished Malawi Congress Party (MCP) leader Dr. Lazarus Chakwera saying his predecessor John Tembo was a much better threat to DPP than him.  Speaking during a public rally in Mulanje recently, Jeffery said DPP is not afraid…
Zomba, June 20, 2017: Emotions erupted during a full council meeting in Zomba between Members of Parliament (MP) and Ward Councilors recently over disagreements on the closure of two offices belonging to the Director of Planning (DPD) and Director of Administration (DOA). Last week irate councilors led by the Council’s…
Lilongwe, June 20, 2017: Members of Parliament on Tuesday renewed their calls to have the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) increased from the current MK 18, Million to MK 30 Million. CDF is a funding arrangement from central government to electoral constituencies meant to finance local development projects like construction of…
Mzimba, June 18, 2017: Member of Parliament for Mzimba Hora, Christopher Mzomera Ngwira has returned to the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), one year after he was expelled from People’s Party. Mzomera Ngwira announced his return to the ruling party on Saturday during a launch of Malawi Rural Electrification Programme (MAREP)…

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'Opposition is not just about ranting'

'Opposition is not just about ranting'

The statement by the Leader of Opposition in Parliament Rev. Dr. Lazarus Chakwera made in response to the address that His Excellency, President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika made during the opening of the occasion of opening the 47th Session of Parliament cannot go without comment. From the out...