It’s all systems go! MCP showdown this Saturday in Lilongwe: Malawi Road to 2019

LILONGWE (Malawian Watchdog)—Like the events surrounding the ousting of Comrade Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe, the situation in Malawi’s main opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has reached another level. From convening an Emergency National Executive Committee (NEC) at the party’s National Headquarters in Lilongwe where the party announced the reinstatement of The Kaliwo Camp party officials into their respective positions to obtaining...

Kaliwo injunction barring MCP from conducting convention frozen

Things are really moving at a supersonic speed in the opposition Malawi Congress. Less than 24 hours since MCP’s National Executive Committee (NEC) reinstalled the suspended MCP officials Gustav Kaliwo, Richard Msowoya and crew, the party lawyers Goba Chipeta has lifted the fresh injunction Kaliwo obtained. As it stands, the party can now go ahead to conduct convention between now...

MCP youth movement organizes activities to commemorate Kamuzu Day; Abida Mia to be guest of honor

BLANTYRE— The opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) youth movement has organized activities to commemorate life of the father and founder of Malawi nation, the late Ngwazi Dr Hastings Kamuzu Banda on Monday next week. The Malawi government gazetted 14th May every year as Kamuzu Day Holiday. According to Chairperson of the MCP Red Rose youth movement in Blantyre Henry...

Phungu Joseph Nkasa Back With ‘Ayimanso’; Deepens DPP’s Leadership Crisis

Once again, Phungu Joseph Nkasa will have to do something extraordinarily wrong to lose my respect and admiration. For the past decade, the Mayaka reggae star has immersed himself in politics, singing for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), Progressive People’s Movement (PPM) and People’s Party (PP). This track record can tell it all that the once top selling and chart topping...

Court throws out MCP ‘rebels’ case; party can now hold convention  

BLANTYRE (Malawian Watchdog)--The Malawi Congress Party suspended Secretary General Gustav Kaliwo, First Deputy President Richard Msowoya and two others hereinafter referred to as the ‘rebels.’ The rebels obtained an injunction against their suspension and also their appearing for the party’s disciplinary committee. Furthermore, they also blocked the party from convening a convention. Today, a ruling on the matter has been given...

Read Kondwani Nankhumwa and Grezelder Jeffrey leaked phone conversation full transcript

KONDWANI NANKHUMWA (KN): Apparently, it’s Mwanamvekha, Patricia Kaliati, and… (tape inaudible) Lovemore Munlo. But the key players are Patricia Kaliati and Mwanamvekha. (tape inaudible)]. MS GREZELDER JEFFREY (GJ): (Clears throat), Boss, do you recall what I’ve been saying all along? As they say, it is the mentally disturbed who ended up alerting his people about an imminent war. Everything...

Sidik Mia interacts with his Muslim brothers & sisters in Malombe

MALAWIAN WATCHDOG--After courting controversy last week, workaholic Sidik Mia, a potential running mate of President Chakwera in the 2019 elections, interacted with people in the villages around Malombe yesterday. The area is predominantly a Muslim area. What is striking in his interaction with the people is the connection, bonding and indeed good chemistry between him and the people. “We hold him...

DPP Cadets petro-bomb Chilima supporter Bon Kalindo’s car: Malawi road to 2019

BLANTYRE (Malawian Watchdog)—Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) notorious youth wing called Cadets have petro-bombed care belonging to Hon Bon Kalindo, supporter of Vice President Saulos Chilima. The incident has happened a while ago and MIJ reporter Deus Sandram who has visited the scene has confirmed about the incident. DPP regional governor for the south Charles Mchacha has told the media that those...

Five take-aways from Parliament’s opening session today

1. MANY MPs LACK SERIOUSNESS The number of Parliamentarians absent is simply appalling. From inside the chamber, I counted no less than 55 empty MP seats, which is well over 25%. Ambassadors of countries were there, heads of companies from across the country were there, and even two former Speakers of Parliament (Chimunthu-Banda & Chimango) were there, none of whom...

Malawi born Prophet Cyrus to be guest speaker at Area 25’s crusade in Lilongwe

Lilongwe based Prophet Cyrus has taken his place among Malawi’s cream of revered prophets and prophetesses of God. His steady and fast growing ministry gives hope to the Malawi nation and says will change people’s lives and bring them closer to God.Prophet Cyrus will be the main speaker at a crusade organised by Fountain of Victory International Ministries on...