LILONGWE—Malawi Vice President Saulos Klaus Chilima has finally came out of his cocoon in regards to his political future, declaring that he is ready to contest in 2019 elections for the presidency office. Chilima declared his stand in one-on-one interview...
Writing in 350 BC (Before the era of Christ), one of the celebrated philosopher Aristotle said “the rule of law is better than the rule of any individual.” Aristotle was trying to cement his argument that it is more...
Two economists have separately rebuked Members of Parliament (MPs) for increasing their daily sitting and subsistence allowances from K60,000 to K80,000 without considering the current economic situation where various sectors continue (to struggle with) underfunding. Towards the end of the...
BLANTYRE—Amid revelations that Peter Mutharika is the big fish in as far as corruption is concerned, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) President gathered confidence on Tuesday to tell Malawians that he is not contesting in the May 21 2019...
BLANTYRE—Malawi President Peter Mutharika on Tuesday closed the elective conference of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in Blantyre at the Comesa Hall where he went unopposed of the position of the party’s national president. The convention, described as successful...
BLANTYRE—Violent behaviour is swiftly becoming an acceptable culture in the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) with latest being the assault of veteran journalist and activist Idris Ali Nassah. Sources indicate that Nassah was attacked at Shoprite premises in Blantyre on...
Former president, Joyce Banda, has said President Peter Mutharika must engage his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, on the murder of businessperson, Florence Chathyoka, at Beitbridge in South Africa last week. Banda was one of the thousands of people who,...
BLANTYRE—The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) elective conference has left many Malawians baffled as top leadership has been dominated by people who are old enough to be in heaven and be our ancestors not leaders. The party, which has a good...
BLANTYRE—Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) top official and longtime friend to President Peter Mutharika, George Chaponda, has pulled out from the Vice Presidency race at an eleventh hour without disclosing the reasons. Chaponda was being challenged by minister of trade and...
BLANTYRE—Minister of Trade and Industry, Henry Mussa, narrowly escaped death at the hands of his fellow Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) officials on Sunday night. The attack, which was organized by Ben Chitenje, was one way of preventing the minister from...