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Lilongwe, December 21, 2019: The High Court panel of five judges of the Constitutional Court sitting for the presidential elections case in Lilongwe has implored for peace and calm in the country ahead of a ruling after finishing hearing the case on Friday. Speaking on behalf of the panel at…
Lilongwe, December 21, 2019: Attorney General Kalekeni Kaphale on Friday told the Constitutional Court hearing the presidential election case that the petitioners have failed to bring forward enough evidence to warrant nullification of results. Kaphale, who is lead lawyer for the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) which is the Second Respondent…
Lilongwe, December 12, 2019: Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Ben Phiri says his ministry will recruit qualified staff in various positions to simplify and improve service delivery in the local councils. The minister disclosed the development on Wednesday during media briefing on progress of the Game-Changer Initiative the…
Lilongwe, November 04, 2019: Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Dr. Ben Malunga Phiri has issued a stern warning to Mayors, Council Chairpersons and their deputies to desist from land grabbing. The minister issued the warning at Golden Peacock Hotel in Lilongwe during a three day training of Mayors,…
Nkhata Bay, December 12, 2019: Nkhata Bay First Grade Magistrate Court on Wednesday granted bail to 60-year-old Nyenje Nyirenda after he collapsed twice in court where he is accused of burning State President Professor Peter Mutharika’s bill board. Nyirenda, from Kamoza Village in Traditional Authority Mkumbira in the district, is…
Karonga, November 20, 2019: Karonga Nyungwe Member of Parliament, Kenneth Ndovie, has officially announced he has joined the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). Ndovie, who won on independent ticket, made the announcement at a development rally the party’s National Director of Logistics, Symon Vuwa Kaunda organised in Karonga on Tuesday.…
Balaka, November 18, 2019: President Professor Peter Mutharika has reiterated the need for all people in the country to unite and protect the country’s assets. Mutharika made the remarks on Thursday when he addressed a development rally at Balaka LEA Primary School in Balaka district. The Malawian leader said it…
Lilongwe, October 25, 2019: Southern African Development Community (SADC) ambassadors accredited to Malawi Friday called for the lifting of crippling sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe since 2001. Addressing the local press at the Zimbabwe Embassy in Lilongwe, envoys from Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe, asked the European Union (EU)…
Nkhata Bay, October 23, 2019: Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Dr. Ben Phiri has expressed concern over chieftaincy wrangles, saying the disagreements deprive people of their right to development in affected areas. Phiri was speaking Wednesday at Maganga in Nkhata Bay when he presided over the elevation of…
Kasungu, October 23, 2019: A total of 15,760 registered voters are expected to cast their votes in Matenje Ward in Kasungu during the November 5 by-elections. Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) conducted registration and voter verification exercise on 10th and 11th October in which 171 new voters registered of which 77…

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HE DR. LAZARUS MCCARTHY CHAKWERA SIXTH PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI

HE DR. LAZARUS MCCARTHY CHAKWERA  SIXTH PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI

Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera is the current President of Malawi. He was sworn into office on June 28, 2020 at Malawi Square, Bingu International Convention Centre, Lilongwe. Before joining frontline politics, Chakwera was President of the Malawi Assemblies of God from 1989 until he resigned on May...