From the outset, let me state that if there is a presidency I did not appreciate as much, since we assumed political pluralism, it was Bakili Muluzi’s second tenure in office. What broke the camel’s back was his desperate attempt to attack the Constitution and bulldoze himself on us under the guise of open terms later transformed to third term....

“Every government is a parliament of whores” – P. J. O’Rourke Recently, at Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe, the Malawi Police prevented Paul Mphwiyo, formerly a budget director in the Ministry of Finance from leaving Malawi for South Africa. Mr Mphwiyo is the controversial figure at the heart of the Malawi Capital Hill Cashgate scandal....

Our Reporter on 06th Mar

As African civil society organisations whose members live and work to improve the lives of all Africans, we condemn in the strongest terms, the disturbing increase in sexuality and gender-related rights violations and abuses, especially those aimed at women and gender non-conforming people, and people in same sex relations including lesbian, gay, bisexual...

Our Reporter on 06th Mar

BLANTYRE (MaraPost)–Police in Malawi’s central district of Kasungu are keeping in custody, John Mvano of Chimwendo village, Traditional Authority Chakhaza in Dowa for allegedly raping and strangling to death a 28 year-old woman. The incident happened on March 1, 2014 when the suspect went to the deceased’s house at around 9pm after...

“Justice delayed is justice denied.” – William E. Gladstone Through the unfortunate incident in which the Malawi budget director was shot, many things done in the dark at the Capitol Hill came to light and to the common knowledge of every patriotic Malawian. I am referring to the high profiled heavy corruption and looting of tax payers’...

Our Reporter on 05th Mar

  It is a 500-acre game park, includes an international standard 9 hole golf course, and is home to over a dozen different species of wildlife including Zebra, Giraffe, Kudu, Sable and Roan. They call it Game Haven, and it is one of Malawi’s most unique and spectacular retreats.   A project that has spanned almost 20 years has now been completed,...

Ufulu on 04th Mar

 Date Correction: 05:57:53 It is not the first time T.B. Joshua has gone on record to give predictions about world events. He is said to have accurately foretold the sudden death of Malawi’s late leader, Bingu wa Mutharika, the terrorist attack in Boston and the demise of pop legend Michael Jackson.  At the time of the ‘prophecy’, protests...

Our Reporter on 04th Mar

By the end of the first week of the trial in which Oscar Pistorius is charged with murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, around 21 South African women will have been killed at the hands of their boyfriends and husbands. It is unlikely that any of these women will receive the media attention their lives deserve, and even less likely that their cases...

Our Reporter on 04th Mar

The Malawi Congress Party dictatorship (1964 – 1994) established Martyr’s Day, March 3, to allow Malawians a full national holiday to remember those who fought for Malawi’s independence from Britain. Independence came in 1964. During the dictatorship, the solemnity of this day was strictly enforced. However, with the notable exception of John...

Ufulu on 03rd Mar

Blantyre, Malawi, March 3 (MaraviPost) _ A convict at Chichiri Prison, serving a seven-year sentence for armed robbery, was on Tuesday stripped naked and dragged on the ground for protesting intrusive search, his wife has alleged. But prison authorities say this account was exaggerated, saying the convict is a violent habitual criminal. The convict,...