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Solved—why do boys and girls go astray?

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 has gone jungle after sniffing high quality Nkhotakota-marijuana, a daughter to the pastor has escaped home for Victoria hotel with...

Monkey-Bay people in peaceful march demanding better public services tomorrow; Ralph Jooma in hot soup

MONKEY-BAY—People of Mangochi Monkey-Bay constituency, led by Malawi’s selfless politician Gerald Kazembe, will on Thursday hold peaceful demonstrations, in which among other things, they are demanding better and adequate basic social services from the government. On Wednesday morning, there were uncertainties surrounding the expected peaceful march after the district authorities denied the people their constitutional right, arguing the country is...

Dedicated to Attorney General Kaphale and university professor Danwood Chirwa

__________________ THE ‘CONSTITUTIONAL COURT’ : Do you want to restore Factory Settings? MALAWIANS : Yes! __________________ Such were the buttons that were at the centre of transactions following the preliminary court ruling yesterday in our beloved capital. In this opinion, I rise to deal with the inconceivable perspective that our dear law professor, who is a Dean of the Law Faculty at University...

AG Kaphale appeals Constitutional Court ruling

Attorney General, Kalekeni Kaphale, has appealed against the Constitutional Court’s ruling that the Malawi election case should continue. President Peter Mutharika’s lawyers petitioned the Constitutional Court to dismiss the case in which Dr. Lazarus Chakwera (MCP) and Dr. Saulos Klaus Chilima (UTM) are challenging the presidential election results saying the May 21 poll results do not reflect the will of...

DPP’s Cecilia Chazama demolishes house she built for poor villager after losing election

Former MP for Blantyre North East, Cecilia Chazama, who was also a Minister in Peter Mutharika cabinet has demolished a house she built for a poor villager at Maleule in Lunzu, Blantyre. It is alleged that the poor woman voted for another candidate and celebrated when this candidate won which displeased Chazama. According to impeccable reports, Chazama, after hearing that the...

50-50 campaign flops in Kasungu

Women candidates in the May 21 polls have performed miserably in Kasungu despite a spirited campaign by organizations to attain the 50-50 gender representation for Members of Parliament (MPs) and councilors. In the parliamentary elections, the district has done badly, electing only two female MPs out of nine, which was the same number in the 2014 tripartite elections. The local government...

Man stabs wife’s lover  to death 

Police in Ntcheu are keeping in custody a 36-year-old polygamist for stabbing to death his first wife’s lover. According to Ntcheu police public relations officer Hastings Chigalu, the suspect Wales Kamphulu killed 34-year-old Boston Kadembo. Chigalu said Kamphulu on Tuesday night went to the house of his second wife to spend some time. “At around 12 am the next day, the suspect...

Peter Mutharika operating illegally—Chakwera

Malawi Congress Party (MCP) leader Lazarus Chakwera says President Peter Mutharika is operating illegally and on borrowed time since people stole the election for him. Chakwera said this at a press briefing which was conducted at the party’s headquarters offices in Lilongwe on Friday, four days after the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) declared Mutharika winner of the May 21 presidential...

Ralph Jooma another Bently Namasasu in the making; evidence overwhelming in connection to his fraudulent victory

MANGOCHI-(MalawianWatchdog)—A rerun of parliamentary elections is likely in the Mangochi Monke-Bay constituency following revelations that Ralph Jooma of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), who was declared a winner was involved in unelectoral practices. According to reports, Malawi Congress Party (MCP) parliamentary candidate, Gerald Kazembe, was outsmarting the other candidates in different centres. He carried  two thirds of all centers and won...

SA based legal expert says MCP will soon become the only party standing, DPP no more after APM second term

A legal expert, Danwood Chirwa, has issued a red alert warning, saying Malawi is heading back to the one party state. According to Chirwa who is Dean of Law at University of Cape Town (UCT, the results of the May 21 election have shown that the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) will soon become the only party standing. He noted that all...

14 police officers forcibly transferred from Sanjika Palace for supporting MCP, UTM

Fourteen police officers have been forcibly transferred from Sanjika Palace following President Peter Mutharika’s re-election. A few hours after Mutharika was declared winner of the May 21 elections, the officers were sent packing from the presidential residence. According to the police officers, they were told to immediately leave the Palace and find accommodation anywhere within Blantyre. Some found accommodation places such as...