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Zomba, May 27, 2019: Former Zomba City Mayor Christopher Jana and his deputy Davie Maunde have won local government elections in their respective wards, according to unofficial MEC results.    Jana won the elections on DPP ticket by 2,853 in Mpira Ward in the city ahead of four contestants whose votes…
Kasungu, May 27, 2019: Unofficial results for the 2019 elections indicate that some notable politicians in Kasungu in the name of Elias Wakuda Kamanga, Amon Nkhata, Alex Meja and Beatrice Mwale have all failed to retain their parliamentary seats. Kamanga, who contested in Kasungu North East Constituency on Malawi Congress…
Lilongwe, May 27, 2019: The High Court in Lilongwe is yet to decide on the injunction Malawi Congress Party obtained Saturday restraining Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) from announcing results of this year’s presidential election. MEC lawyer David Matumika Banda told journalists at Lilongwe High Court Sunday that the court was…
Blantyre, May 23, 2019: The Joint Domestic Gender Team, comprising the 50:50 Campaign Management Agency and key stakeholders has expressed concern with preliminary results indicating that some promising female candidates have lost the contest. According to a statement issued on Wednesday, 50:50 Management Agency Team Leader, Viwemi Chavula said it…
Malawians are today voting in the second Tripartite Elections. Voting started at 6am in most polling centres and people had already queued to exercise their right to vote. Malawi News Agency has deployed 84 reporters to all 28 districts of the country. The reporters have said voting started peacefully and…
Mzuzu May 17, 2019: Mzuzu local leaders have hailed National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) for conducting debates for aspiring councilors and Members of Parliament in Mzuzu City, saying the electorate had the chance to hear from every aspiring candidate about their plans. Masasa block leader village headwoman Werani in…
Chikwawa, May 17, 2019: Political violence has reared its ugly face in the area of Senior Chief Ngabu in Chikwawa where one person is reportedly injured, Malawi News Agency (Mana) has established.   Reports also have it that Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate for Chikwawa Nkombezi Constituency, Ben Khuleya, has…
Lilongwe, May 17, 2019: Malawi Congress Party (MCP) aspiring Ward Councilor for Mtandire Ruth Chingwalu Tuesday organised a variety show at Chilimampunga grounds in Lilongwe in a bid to engage youth to refrain from political violence. Scores of youngsters irrespective of political affiliation patronised the show. Chingwalu, popularly known as…
Blantyre, May 16,  2019: President Peter Mutharika has assured residents of Blantyre of continued developmental projects once re-elected next Tuesday for the second term of office. Mutharika made the pledge on Wednesday upon arrival in Blantyre City on his way from the Eastern Region during the on-going whistle stop tours…
Blantyre, May 16, 2019: President Peter Mutharika’s step-son, Tadikira Mafubza has urged all the youth to vote for Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika in the forthcoming elections for continued youth tailored developments. Mafubza made the call on Sunday during an Inter College Youth Festival for Southern Region colleges at Moneymen ground…

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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...