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Salima, July 13, 2019: Salima District Peace Committee (DPC) conducted a week long sensitization meeting targeting all the 11 Traditional Authorities (TAs) and other structures on peace building in the district. The training has come at a time when there have been political violence related to the May 21 Presidential…
Lilongwe, July 13, 2019: Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC) has singled out lack of in-depth knowledge on human rights among media practitioners as a factor failing deeper analysis of the issues by journalists in the country. MHRC said such media reports also end up undermining and infringing on other people’s…
Mzuzu, July 13, 2019: Mzuzu High Court Judge, Paul Ligowe has expressed worry over spread of fake news in a case where Ralph Mhone of People’s Party (PP), is disputing Symon Vuwa Kaunda of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), as winner for Nkhata Bay Central Constituency in May 21 tripartite elections.…
Blantyre, July 13, 2019: Malawi Local Government Association (MALGA) will be regulating and coordinating training implemented by non-state actors for Members of Parliament and councilors. MALGA Executive Director, Charles Chunga disclosed this Friday in a statement that the decision has been arrived at after noting gaps on the clarity of…
Blantyre, July 12, 2019: President Prof. Peter Mutharika has issued a warning to deal with anyone found vandalizing national infrastructure in the name of demonstrations. The President made the remarks on Friday during the Victory Parade by thousands of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) followers in Blantyre which was led by…
Mzuzu, July 13, 2019: Mzuzu High Court on Friday adjourned to July 24,2019 a case in which Ralph Mhone of People Party (PP), is challenging Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) Symon Vuwa Kaunda’s victory, in the May 21 Tripartite Elections. Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) declared Kaunda as Nkhata Bay Central Constituency…
Lilongwe, July 11, 2019: Principal Secretary (PS) in the Ministry of Information,Civic Education and Communications Technology, Esmie Kainja has advised members of staff under the ministry to be supportive of government policies and projects. Kainja made the remarks during a familiarization interaction with staff in the ministry’s Department of Information…
Blantyre, July 9, 2019: Blantyre City Council (BCC) says will conduct mayoral elections on July 19, 2019 in Blantyre and that the preparations for the indaba are at advanced stage. Confirming the development to Malawi News Agency on Tuesday, BCC Publicist Anthony Kasunda said so far preparations are going on…
Blantyre, July 10, 2019: Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare, Mary Navicha has said Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) Chairperson, Justice Jane Ansah will not resign as MEC Chairperson. The minister said this Wednesday during a women- pro- Jane Ansah- solidarity march in Blantyre which was organized by Forum…
Blantyre, July 10, 2019: Former Parliamentarian for Blantyre North East constituency and Democratic Progressive Partys (DPP) National Director for Women, Cecelia Chazama has said no women should under any circumstance be oppressed in Malawi. Chazama was speaking in Blantyre during the pro-Justice Jane Ansah demonstrations organised by concerned women and…

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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...