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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...

More details emerging on Malawi Judge bribery attempt scandal: Chikopa and Mpinganjira

Independent Investigator Gerald Chaves Kampanikiza (GCK) claims is in possession of the names of the people that attempted to bribe judges but is withholding the names in respect of Anti Corruption Bureau ( ACB). GCK says can confirm to the nation that the alleged judges bribe as announced by ACB is real and that in the letter the Chief Justice...

How the Malawi Judge Bribery scheme rolled out

RELIABILITY OF THE PENDING CONCOURT RULING I have it on authority of the intel that for the bribery scandal to find its way to the public, it was because the middle man, proxy who was getting in touch with the alleged senior judge tasked to bribe the five judges, skipped the chain. The Intel has it that the said senior judge...

Malawi ruling DPP’s attempt to bribe Judges exposed by Chief Justice

The kitchen is becoming hot and ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) of President Peter Mutharika risks losing total legitimacy after reports emerged that party functionaries have been making attempts to bribe the five Judges who are handling the constitutional court. Following the incident, the Chief Justice has since reported the incident to the graft busting body, The Anti-Corruption Bureau. The Mafioso...

No MCP-UTM alliance in case of fresh election say Party Publicists

As the political temperature is rising towards reaching the bars of fresh election, that is if the constitutional court due to deliver its judgment in February, orders so;  Malawi Congress Party (MCP) and UTM will go solo. Simply put, there will be no political alliance meaning Dr Saulos Chilima will pair his running mate Dr Michael Usi with Dr...

Malawi Rights Defenders, HRDC, delivers police rape petition to IG: Full Petition

Acting Inspector General of Police, Sir, we, at the Human Rights Defenders Coalition, together with all Malawians of goodwill, demand that you bring to book all perpetrators that sexually abused and molested women and girls at Nsundwe, M’bwatalika and Mpingu in Lilongwe. Recalling that the rape and defilement took place on 15th October 2019 and that despite the deafening public...

Malawi Law Society roasts misguided European Union Election Observer Mission

In which the Malawi Law Society weighs in on the tone-deaf European Union imbroglio: Attention: Aurelie Valtat RE: ON ALLEGED PLANS TO RELEASE A REPORT BY THE EUROPEAN UNION ON THE ELECTION OBSERVATION IN MALAWI The Malawi Law Society (“the Society”) understands that the European Union Observer Mission (“Observer Mission”) has returned to Malawi to present its final report of the observation...

Mia preaches peace ahead of election judgment; warns of conmen abusing his name

Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Deputy President and running mate in the 21st May, 2019 disputed election, Sidik Mia, has warned his followers on the social media not to be fooled by tricksters who are using his name to commit criminal conduct. The MCP second in command said there are some “unscrupulous character(s)” who has/have created a Facebook Account in his name...

Counsel Msisha tells Court to consider declaring Chakwera-Mia President & veep of Malawi  

Lead Lawyer for the second Petitioner— Dr Lazarus Chakwera, of the Malawi Congress Party (MCP)—in the ongoing high profile presidential election case, Senior Counsel Mordecai Msisha has told the court in his submissions that it should consider declaring the 2nd petitioner as the winner of the disputed election. In the middle of his oral submissions, Counsel Msisha invoked section 41(3)...

Something refreshing from Malawi Embassy in Brazil: E-Xmas Cards

A small gesture which attracted my attention, as a news personality and an environmentalist, is a decision taken by Malawi Embassy in Brazil to send electronic Christmas (E-Xmas) cards to all its affiliated dignitaries, government institutions as well as officials during this festive season. Accompanying the E-Xmas card, which has gone viral on the social media, is a brief rationale...

The art of doing the wrong instead of the right: The case of a Malawian habitual hooker

The township of Chibavi in Mzuzu City(Northern Malawi) is a home of mixed fortunes. One prominent element is a large number of beer and liquor drinking joints. I sat down in one of the bars sipping my Carlsberg Special beer while watching a game of pool. On the other side of the bar, I saw an old man whom I...