MZUZU(MaraPost)–Driven by patriotic impetus Malawi artists have organised a concert which will give them a platform to speak out against public abuse including the famous abuse of public resources at Capital Hill. The show is slated for 30th October, 2013 at Portuguese Club in Lilongwe. In a telephone interview with Marapost, spokesperson of...

Our Reporter on 15th Oct

ZOMBA – University of Malawi students Union reps have written an open letter to the Chairman of the University of Malawi Council for lack of Consulation with students for indefinitely closure of  University of Malawi Constituent colleges. The Colleges affected are Polytechnic, Kamuzu College of Nursing (KCN) and Chancellor College (CHANCO) Full...

Our Reporter on 14th Oct

ZAMBIAN HIGH COURT MUST PROCEED WITH BAIL APPLICATIONFOR ACCUSED IN ‘CARNAL KNOWLEDGE CASE’, SAY SALC AND OSISA Johannesburg, 14 October 2013 – The Southern African Litigation Centre (SALC) and the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) have expressed their deep concern at the Zambia High Court’s delay in hearing the bail application...

“The phoenixmust burnto emerge”– Janet Fitch The Rev. Lazarus Chakwera, the cleric-turned-politician who traded his collar to have a go at the country’s top-most job, has just unveiled his backroom staff ahead of the epoch-making 2014 polls. The list makes for some interesting reading. Conspicuously missing on it are veterans in the oldest...

steve sharra on 13th Oct

When I started blogging in 2005, I gave my blog a Chichewa name. Chichewa is my first language, spoken by more than 80 percent of Malawians. It’s also spoken in parts of Zambia, Mocambique and Zimbabwe. I gave my blog the name “Afrika Aphukira.” In Chichewa that translates as “Africa will have a rebirth.” It’s been eight years since, and...

Our Reporter on 12th Oct

Press Release Peoples Party would like to congratulate Dr Jessey Kabwila on her appointment as MCP spokesperson. Finally the cat has been let out of the bag & we are vindicated. There is nothing wrong with her appointment, it is her Constitutional Right to participate in political and social activities in Malawi. However we would like to remind...

Our Reporter on 11th Oct

Sonke Gender Justice joins Nobel laureates and women’s rights campaignersto call on African leaders to support the International Criminal Court Johannesburg, October 11 – In a letter released yesterday, the International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict—including 7 Nobel peace laureates—called on members of the...

Our Reporter on 11th Oct

On behalf of the Malawi Association UK (MAUK)  we would like to thank you for the financial, moral and material support during The Summer Party which was held at Kwacha House in London on the 7th day of September, 2013. Your support and presence made the event a success. However, to those who were unable to attend or  support us that time,...

DPP  Statement The Democratic Progressive Party-DPP has learnt with shock and dismay on reports that are being released or made which are pointing at the DPP as a party (former regime) that is directly connected to the recent looting of public coffers at Capital Hill in Lilongwe. During the recent press conference held by the Chief Secretary and some...

The Media Institute of Southern Africa (Misa) Malawi Chapter is greatly disturbed with the manner in which the President Joyce Banda news conference which was held at Sanjika Palace in Blantyre on Wednesday on her arrival from New York, the United States of America was conducted. The environment in which the news conference was held was not conducive...