Lands Minster Atupele Muluzi defends controversial customary Land bill As we draw closer to the election day of May 20,...

It is a known fact that the much awaited day in Malawi, the first ever tripartite elections is fast approaching with only 14 days remaining. The presidential candidates, aspiring MPs and ward counsellors are increasing campaign gears though not as 2009 campaign yet.Bingu’s campaign was hot. I expected more advanced campaign with cash gate but I am...

In the forthcoming general election, it is a known fact that either MCP, PP, DPP or UDF will run the government after May 20. We also know that politicians’ anxieties and BPs are increasing each day and night-thinking seriously on how to campaign.It is unfortunate however that, when we thought Malawi politics is maturing, the likes of Sosten Gwengwe...

“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’...

Updated: 09:18:17 As we draw closer to the election day of May 20, the citizenry anxieties are riffing with tipsy thoughts of who to vote for still the headache of the day. Though with mixed reactions, the four upfront presidential contenders have all been approved by MEC, meaning that they have met of the requirements for them to contest. This has...

“Everything rises and falls on leadership”- John Maxwell  I learnt with a shock that dead bodies at KCH have no space to be laid on. I was tempted to ignore assuming it may be an exaggeration considering that such things cannot happen if we have a leadership in place but then, I remembered that some so called leaders are irresponsible. PP government...

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Hypocrisy of Malawian Politics It is a known secret that all the running mates for all party front-runners have been...

As we all know, Malawi is counting down days to its first ever tripartite election on May 20 this year. The four top presidential hopefuls are lined up each one with his/her prophet. Some are being exposed of pocketing money to issue propaganda prophesies to blindfold people from seeing the rigging scheme in progress. Political analysts and Malawians...

“As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn’t leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I’d still be in prison.” – Nelson Mandela It was really shocking to learn about the resignation of Mia from the ministerial position and also the People’s Party where he was the vice president for the southern...

“United we stand, divided we fall” so it is said. When I was in primary school, our civics (now part of social studies) teacher taught us that when the river is overflowing, the best way to cross is to go as a group while holding hands so as to be strong and heavy to forefend drowning. She said that it is easy for one to be swept by rain water because...

Delivering Change in Malawi {Protocols Observed} I am honoured to welcome you to the United Democratic Front’s first ever, National Policy Conference, on behalf of our organizing Committee, and in my own name. I would like to extend a very warm and special welcome to our international guests, our sister parties and all stakeholders who have come...

MALAWI CONGRESS PARTY RESPONSE PRESENTED BY THE RT. HON. REV. DR. LAZARUS CHAKWERA PRESIDENT OF THE MCP On Friday, 25th October, 2013 At the MCP NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS LILONGWE MALAWI  MCP RESPONSE TO THE SPEECH MADE BY THE RT HONOURABLE KHUMBO HASTINGS KACHALI, THE VICE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI AT THE 3RD MEETING OF PARLIAMENT IN THE 44TH...

                                                                                                                                                                       As the ruling Peoples Party in Malawi is busy politicking and fooling underprivileged Malawians that...

To: The Speaker of the National Assembly Cc: Chair, Parliamentary committee for Health Cc: Minister of Health Cc: Minister of Finance From: Members of Staff, Kamuzu Central Hospital Date: 29 October, 2013 PETITION CALLING FOR GOVERNMENT TO URGENTLY PROVIDE DRUGS AND OTHER MEDICAL SUPPLIES TO KAMUZU CENTRAL HOSPITAL We, the undersigned, call for URGENT...

Atlanta (Maravipost) — President Barack Obama didn’t know the United States was collecting communications of allied leaders such as German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee said on Monday. Moreover, Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California said in a statement that her panel was unaware of the sweeping...

I received some interesting feedback on my last week’s take on the sacking of Finance Minister Ken Diston Lipenga from a muckraker who wants to remain anonymous. I here-in-under reproduce those thoughts verbatim. Enjoy: I think it is not really that Ken Lipenga is a novice in financial and economic matters that made his exit from cabinet such disastrous....

 “The truthdoes not changeaccording to our abilityto stomach it” – Mary Flannery O’Connor  Whew! So Jacob Zuma decided to use us as a perfect example of how not to maintain national roads? “This is not some national road in Malawi,” the maverick South African president said justifying his government’s plans to introduce e-tolls...

The picture on MaraPost of the new Justice Minister flanking the obviously lying Information Minister at a hurriedly organized press briefing to lie to the nation that ‘the State President was receiving death threats and that there was a plot to kill her and her family because of her determined fight against corruption and fraud in government’ saved...

LILONGWE(MaraPost)—Malawi College of Health Sciences has announced names of successful candidates who have been selected into various residential training programmes at its Campuses in Lilongwe, Blantyre and Zomba.  In a statement, the college is informing the successful candidates to report at their Campuses on 4th November The statement further...

Today, 25 October 2013, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC or Court), seized for the first time of a question on the interpretation of article 63(1) of the Court’s Statute, ruled that the absence of an accused person from trial is permissible under exceptional circumstances if the accused has explicitly waived his right to...

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