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Abida Mia donates Ambulance and another vehicle for driving school purpose

Shadow Member of Parliament for Chikwawa Nkombedzi Constituency representing the main opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) during the 21st May 2019 tripartite elections, Abida Mia, over the weekend, donated an Ambulance and another small vehicle which she said would be used for driving school purposes. The Ambulance donation was fulfilling a pledge she made during the time she first expressed her...

The ECG fatal stampede & subsequent demonstrations by some Pretoria residents

DISCLAIMER: The author of this write-up is not an official mouthpiece of ECG or its related agencies and contents of this write-up do not, in any way, reflect the official explanation or stand of the ECG. Any consequences of this write-up, or questions thereto, must be directed to the author. FACTS OF THE CIRCUMSTANCE On the 28th of December, in the...

Malawi Top Editor Idriss Ali Nasser delivers New Year Message

Dear Malawi, Saulosi Chilima is not the author of your misery. Lazarus Chakwera is not an existential threat to a better Malawi. These two are well-meaning Malawians, currently your best alternatives at a chance of renewal to the politics and actualization of the Malawian dream. The authors of your misery are those intending to make the 2019 election a series of...

Wise One: Christmas / Year end Reflection: Dogs, Drones, Bananas and a Republic

The last time I posted a blog piece was in April. To be exact, it was on April 16, 2018. Since then in our Malawi, a country still happily living in early man’s days, not much has changed. DOGS VS DRONES In the Christmas holidays rush, travelers in the United Kingdom were inconvenienced by alleged drone sightings at London Gatwick Airport. An estimated...

Mia pens Homeland Security Minister over ‘thuggish use’ of Malawi Police

TO MINISTER OF HOMELAND SECURITY, INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE AND MCP SUPPORTERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY Honorable Nicolas Dausi and Charles Mchacha, Malawi Police is not a political wing of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) that you can use and abuse for political expediency. What happened yesterday, unleashing the Police to attempt to disrupt our rally at Zomba Msondole, was absurd. It must...

‘Better days ahead’ Mia tells Chilomoni residents

Workaholic Malawi Congress Party Vice President and official running mate Sidik Mia yesterday addressed an indoor political party meeting in Blantyre City West Constituency in Chilomoni yesterday where the main aim of the meeting was to distribute party cloth to the party faithful’s in the commercial city to enhance the party’s visibility in the region. MCP Shadow MP for the...

Parenting, A more Serious Business

Fathering and mothering is not parenting. .This is a serious issue, and please get me right with a serious mind that is sober. It’s not an attack on you because I don’t know you and I don’t want to know you, but I believe you and I can learn something out of it. I have a Malawian family in mind....

Marriage: Heaven or Hell

Life is what you make, goes the ancient saying. You are the master of your destiny, others have loudly told the world, most often we see the reality taking a different course from what the world has been told and made to believe. For several reasons that do me good, I usually differ in opinion and approach to many...

Enock Phale defeats flamboyant Jessie Kabwira as MCP torch Bearer for Salima North West

Sitting Member of Parliament for Malawi Congress Party (MCP) in Salima North West Constituency Jesse Kabwira has boycotted the Primary elections held on Monday at Kanjuwi Primary School which enables her rival Enock Phale winning with 1024 votes. Speaking in an interview after the polls Deputy Director of Public Relations who was Team leader during the primaries Elia Kamphinda Banda says...

Malawi Councilors perks up by 25%

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has adjusted upward allowances for councilors from K80,000 to K100,000 reflecting a 25% increase. Councilors through Malawi Local Government Association( MALGA) submitted a petition  to the Ministry in June,2018 for government to consider an increment due to high cost of living Standards in the Country . In a Circular letter signed by the...