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Malawi’s Local Gvt Ministry disputes memo on dissolving ADCs, VDCs over electoral process

LILONGWE-(MaraviPost)-The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development is disputing the wrong information Phalombe District Commissioner (DC) communicated to local council that all local development structures be dissolved to align their term of office to that of 2019 electoral process. The said local development structures claimed to be dissolved including Area Development Committees (ADCs), Area Executive Committees (AECs) and Village Development Committees (VDCs). The memo dated September 12, 2018, in our possession, Phalombe DC Mafuta said the local government ministry directed that ADCs, AECs and VDCs be dissolved that the process to constitute new development structures commerces. DC Mafuta further said the exercise be done with the an aim of aligning their term of office to that of electoral calendar of 2019. The parent ministry has however disputed the memo describing it as misleading since its contradicting that government communicated in April this year on the same matter. According to the Local Government Ministry 's Secretary Kiswell Dakamau memo dated April 3, 2018 advised all DCs across the country to reconstitute and strengthen local development structure due to the coming in of ward councilors in 2014. In that communication, Dakamau advised the DCs to be apolitical with no any interference that they be also in touch with local organisations; civil society for smooth processing.  

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Z Allan Ntata’s Uncommon Sense: A PROFILE OF PETER MUTHARIKA AS PRESIDENT (PART 2)

Was it the fact of Peter Mutharika being a blood brother to late Bingu wa Mutharika that banished our initial…

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“Mwanza war and Cabinet Crisis Seminar to redress Malawi’s distorted history”-Labor Researcher Chinguwo

  By Brian Kanyenda In a bid to redress the country’s history, the grouping dubbed Malawi Lost History Foundation in…

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Tips; Seven dangerous people in an organisation need to put in check

As a Leader, beware that at one stage or the other in your business or association, you will find yourself…

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DPP VP Uladi Mussa earmarks scooping 45 central region’s parliamentary seats in 2019

SALIMA-(MaraviPost)-The newly elected governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)Central region vice president Uladi Mussa on Saturday says has put resources to…

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MCCCI pushes for agriculture cooperative bank

By Steven Godfrey Mkweteza Malawi Confederation of Commerce and Industry {MCCCI} has urged government to speed up the process of…

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EXPOSED: Nigeria woman tells court his husband is a fake pastor who sleeps with his sister

A housewife, Deborah Olusola, on Wednesday told an Idi-Ogungun Customary Court, Agodi in Ibadan, that her husband, Sunday Olusola, a…

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Zambia to start manufacturing ARV drugs for HIV patients

LUSAKA-(MaraviPost)-The Zambian Health Minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya has disclosed that the number of people on anti-retroviral drugs in Lusaka has…

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Malawi Govt on internet connections improvement to boast tourism

By Alick Junior Sichali BLANTYRE-(MaraviPost)-The Malawi government through the ministry of trade and tourism in collaboration with the ministry of…

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Why Malawian soldiers on innocent people’ neck? Severely beat two at Mponera for refusing to pay fried chips

DOWA-(MaraviPost)-There was a fracas on Saturday evening at Mponela trading centre  in the central district of Dowa after suspected Malawi…

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