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Chakwera and MCP nepotism makes DPP to look like saints

Chakwera and MCP nepotism makes DPP to look like saints

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

By McMillan Chasunda In surprise move and twist of event, Malawi Congress Party (MCP) President Dr. Lazarus Chakwera has just reaffirmed that MCP is a party of Central Region and chewas through his appointed shadow cabinet. Chakwera on Monday, September 22, named a 20 man shadow cabinet for the MCP which aims to provide alternative [...]

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APM can learn a lot from Uhuru Kenyatta

APM can learn a lot from Uhuru Kenyatta

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

By McMillan Chasunda The Malawi President Arthur Peter Mutharika can borrow a leaf on how to approach national issues and living-according-to-your-means from the Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. Kenyatta has shown from time to time what responsible leadership is all about. He has even humanized the presidency, way above many Africa leaders including our own Malawi [...]

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Chiwaya angers Opposition MPs

Chiwaya angers Opposition MPs

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Gouthery Gondola In protesting the unprofessional way of handling business by the Second Deputy Speaker Hon. Clement Chiwaya, all the People’s Party (PP) some of Malawi Congress Party (MCP) and Alliance for Democracy (Aford) Members of Parliament (MPs) are boycotting the discussions of parliament this Friday, September 19, 2014. The boycott is in support [...]

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APM Should stick behind the desk

APM Should stick behind the desk

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Fanizo Chauma If the outburst by President Peter Mutharika in the three political mass rallies he has carried out in the recent weeks in the cities of Blantyre, Mzuzu and Lilongwe are anything to go by, then the best that Mutharika can do in the remainder of his tenure would be to spend most [...]

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APM Outburst angers CSOs.

APM Outburst angers CSOs.

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

By McMillan Chasunda The Civil and Political Space Platform (CSP Platform) has condemned the scathing remarks made by President Arthur Peter Mutharika at Masintha Ground in Lilongwe on September 7th 2014 with regard to the work of the Commission of Inquiry following the death of former president Bingu wa Mutharika. In his speech, the President [...]

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DPP pays Maulidi to contest in Blantyre North by-election

DPP pays Maulidi to contest in Blantyre North by-election

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Gauthely Gondola In its untiring efforts to give credibility to the forth coming by-elections, which opposition parties have vowed not to participate, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is financing Paul Maulidi of the People’s Party to contest against its party candidate in Blantyre North Constituency, Banthu Times has learnt. Maulidi who is also People’s [...]

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Mwapasa earmarked to replace Dzonzi as IG

Mwapasa earmarked to replace Dzonzi as IG

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Charity Mlumbe News reaching Banthu Times indicates that Commissioner Duncan Mwapasa has been earmarked to replace the current Inspector General of Police Loti Dzonzi any time soon. In preparation for the position, Mwapasa was recently promoted to a position of a commissioner and currently works as Guard Commander for the state residences. This process [...]

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NGOs in Malawi shoot down Charter

NGOs in Malawi shoot down Charter

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Staff Reporter In dramatic twist of events, the Non-Governmental Organization (NGOs) in the country shot down the proposed NGO charter which is meant to regulate and control the work of NGOs in the country. Ironically, President Peter Mutharika is expected to launch the same charter this morning at Crossroads Hotel. Council for Non Governmental [...]

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Mkandawire replaces Voice Mhone as Chair of CONGOMA

Mkandawire replaces Voice Mhone as Chair of CONGOMA

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

By McMillan Chasunda The annual general assembly of Council for Non-Governmental Organizations (CONGOMA) have just elected Youth Net and Counselling (YONECO) as a new chair for the next three years replacing Voice Mhone whose term of office has come to an end. This means that the Executive Director for YONECO, Macbain Mkandawire will be taking over the [...]

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Minister calls for concerted effort in the fight against Ebola

Minister calls for concerted effort in the fight against Ebola

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Minister of Health, Dr Jean Kalilani on Wednesday appealed to the general public to help the ministry fight the Ebola disease by reporting any strangers they see entering in the country. Kalilani was speaking in Lilongwe during a press briefing organised to update Malawians on what government is doing in readiness for the outbreak. She [...]

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