Ben Phiri threatened with Chilima movement holds press conference; ready to lead DPP in 2019

LILONGWE (Malawian Watchdog)—President Mutharika’s former right hand man, Ben Phiri, has announced that he is back in full force in front line politics. He said this in a press conference he conducted in Lilongwe to announce the comeback. Inside sources say Phiri is positioning himself to lead DPP in 2019. They say Phiri takes himself as the right person to lead...

Why Chakwera-Mia combination is good for Malawi in 2019

In the history of Malawi politics, no presidential ticket has ever featured people who are very close to each other than the Chakwera/Mia ticket. Which is a good thing. A candidate and his runningmate need to know and trust each other. They need to develop a working strategy together. They need to have a shared vision. Unlike the previous presidential tickets, who...

Chakwera salutes Mia for being workaholic: Mangochi-Malindi MCP Rally

MANGOCHI—President of main opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Dr Lazarus Chakwera has showered praises to seasoned politician and business magnate Sidik Mia and his wife Abida Mia for their efforts in reviving the party in the southern region. Chakwera said this during a rally he addressed at Malindi Ground in the Malawi’s lakeshore district of Mangochi. “The Mias are doing a...

The Vulnerable Spouse

A quick definition of vulnerability is being at risk. But is a spouse ever at risk? At risk of what? And who is mostly at risk? Don’t think of the common STIs or STDs, No! There are some realities of life that need to be unscrewed in the open broad day light. My duty, is simply to warn you. You...

Walita’s Epitome of Her Acting Career

Walita’s journey to her acting career did not come on a silver platter.  Her first attraction to film industry spread like world fire the first time she had an opportunity to stand in-front of a camera. This turned to be a remarkable chance to showcase her long awaited dream. As she explains, the passion and commitment was like a mirror reflecting...

Minister or husband?

A MINISTER OR A HUSBAND? It’s no news anymore that many who turned Men of God lost their families in the process. Others go on to cite biblical passages and they will say, “It was written, that he who cannot forsake his family for my names sake, cannot be my disciple.” I usually laugh off such nonsense when I bring...

Impeachment process against Pres. Lungu already bearing fruits in Zambia

This is the leading article on Yahoo News and other international websites today. It is from African arguments. This means, this is what the world is reading about Zambia today. The opposition’s new strategy to keep questions over President Lungu’s legitimacy in the spotlight just might work. On 23 March, Zambia’s main opposition party filed a motion seeking the impeachment of...

Malawi woman dies of drug addiction in Blantyre

A 38 year old Esther Gondwe of Malungu Village T.A. Kyungu in Karonga died on Tuesday at Larchevoir Lodge in Blantyre. According to Mr James Mwenefumbo 37 of Lupembe village T.A Kyungu in Karonga who is manager at the said lodge, the deceased was with her boyfriend Lusungu Mwaungulu 39 of Katolola Village T.A Kyungu in Karonga who works with...

Sidik Mia pinned down by Unima student on quota system

Here is what he posted on his Sidik Mia facebook page SIDIK MIA VS UNIVERSITY OF MALAWI STUDENT ON QUOTA SYSTEM My Fellow Malawians, Yesterday evening, a Chancellor College Student of the University of Malawi stormed my inbox, with guns blazing, firing a ‘loaded’ question bordering on quota system of selecting students to public universities. She demanded that my response to her...

MCP Pres. Chakwera, Mia attend JZU’s son Engagement

LILONGWE (Malawian Watchdog)—Malawi’s main opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) President Dr Lazarus Chakwera and Sidik Mia were one of the notable faces which attended an engagement ceremony of John Tembo’s son Dalitso Tembo. John Tembo was a MCP leader for a long time before he passed the leadership button to cleric turned Politician Reverend Dr Lazarus Chakwera. It was a busy...