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Often times we hear heart breaking stories of boys and girls, teenage marriages—a boy has impregnated a girl and have been forced to cohabit, a boy in his cups has been ironed by a fast moving car, a boy...
When President Lazarus Chakwera was recently celebrating the fruits of the Affordable Input Programme a couple of weeks ago, it was admitted that the crop yields in the Shire Valley Agriculture Development Area (ADD) won’t be as bumper as...
After strenuous interviews for the position of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) CB Czar; Ombudsman Martha Chizuma emerged tops, Malawian Watchdog as learnt. Chizuma is not only the people’s choice but its also understood that she nailed the interviews as well, beating...
Member of Parliament for Chikwawa Nkombedzi Constituency who is also the Deputy Minister of Lands, Abida Sidik Mia, on Tuesday, presided over a groundbreaking ceremony of Therere Health Clinic. The project will be funded to the tune of $90,000,...
There are certain issues that are making me nervous and uncomfortable as far as the current direction of our politics, and ultimately, our goals as a people to develop this country are concerned. First and foremost, we seem to be...
“Indecision and delays are the parents of failure.”- George Canning, British premier, Apr-Aug 1827. I recently stumbled on a fascinating article titled the Anatomy of Military Incompetence. Its thrust is that failure to make any decision is almost as bad as...
Trial of the first-ever parliamentary election petition of the 2019 chaotically managed tripartite election—ironically to be the last to be disposed of—involving Gerald Kazembe and Ralph Jooma of Mangochi Monkey-Bay Constituency concluded yesterday in High the court, Blantyre Civil...
“Take we the course which the signs of the gods and the false dealing of our foes point out. Let the dice be cast.” – Julius Caesar In April 2016, we debuted in the Times Family; in the Daily Times...
Mulanje district election supervisory team (Dest) has been urged to ensure the Chitakale Ward by-election process meets legal requirements and standards. Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) director of legal services David Matumika-Banda said this on Thursday when he opened a training...
The ruling Malawi Congress Party(MCP) has maintained the party's  earlier stand saying  it's Parliamentary candidate for Chikwawa East constituency,  Foster Thiphiwa never lost during the 2019 tripartite elections but  that his victory was taken away from him  due to  a...
On Friday 12th March, President Chakwera visited former president Bakili Muluzi at BCA hill. According to state house, they spent two hours in private discussing matters of interest to both. The official communication also says “he went to check...