Ben Phiri under fire in Thyolo for insulting shanil Dzimbiri, women vows to give him vote of no confidence on 21st May

THYOLO-As the 2019 general elections are fast approaching, women in Thyolo Central Constituency have unanimously agreed to vote against Ben Phiri, who is also the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) operations director, saying the aspirant lacks manners in as far Malawian culture is concerned. The stand taken by Thyolo women comes few days after Phiri made derogatory remarks against the former...

DPP loses popularity in Northern region, people smash APM billboards

MZUZU-The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is increasingly becoming unpopular in the northern region following its failure to implement promises made during the campaign ahead of 2014 general elections. The party’s negligence has angered a majority of voters in the region and on Friday people in Mzuzu publicly smashed president Peter Mutharika’s billboards in clear demonstration of their anger. “We are...

Five arrested for stoning APM convoy

LILONGWE-Five suspects are in in police cell in the capital Lilongwe for allegedly stoning Malawi President Peter Mutharika’s convoy and two Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) vehicles were smashed in the process. The five suspects are believed to be supporters of the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) whose torchbearer is Dr. Lazarus Chakwera. The incident happened in two separate place namely; Nsundwe Trading...

Rampant corruption at Neno district council angers aspirants

An aspiring Member of Parliament (MP) for Neno South Constituency, Steve Njobvuyalema Moyo has threatened to report to Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) all former MPs for the constituency for mismanaging funds meant for development. Njobvuyalema Moyo alleged that since 1994 the constituency did not get developmental support despite parliament allocating resources in the Constituency Development Fund (CDF), Local Development Fund (LDF) and...

Thousands attend rally in Monkey-Bay in support of MCP’s candidate Gerald Kazembe

MANGOCHI- Hordes of people gathered at a rally in Mangochi Monkey-Bay constituency with banners and flags in support of the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) parliamentary candidate Gerald Kazembe. Kazembe, who is increasingly becoming a house name in the constituency and beyond, organized rallies over the weekend in different parts of the area. At one of the rallies, speakers took to the...

Mangochi Monke-Bay shadow MP Gerald Kazembe for empowernment of rural people

MANGOCHI-As Malawians gears for the next general elections, the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) shadow Member of Parliament Gerald Kazembe has maintained his stance on empowerment of the rural people saying the living standard of the rural people is the real measure stick of any country’s progress. According to Kazembe, there are some basic things that every citizen must have an...

Richard Makondi’s K6.5 million trophy excites Blantyre Rural South West youths, pledge support

BLANTYRE-The youths of Blantyre Rural South West constituency have unanimously agreed to support UTM’s parliamentary candidate Richard Makondi ahead of the 2019 tripartite elections scheduled for 21st May. The pledge follows Makondi’s launch of sports trophies worth K6.5 million. According to the young men and women in the constituency, apart from being the first to launch a trophy worth millions,...

Chakwera dismisses DPP manifesto as a pack of lies

With only 36 days to go before Malawians go to the polls on May 21, 2019, main opposition Malawi Congress Party-MCP leader Dr. Lazarus Chakwera who is also the presidential candidate for the party has crushed the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) manifesto saying it is a failure and self-contradicting. Speaking during a political rally he held at Nkhotakota L E...

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...

Road to 2019: Let’s send more Gerald Kazembes’ to parley if we’re to transform Malawi

On 21st May, Malawi will be going to the polls for the sixth time since the dawn of multiparty democracy in 1994. The forthcoming elections is charged with excitement and high expectations considering that Malawi continues to trail behind in all spheres of development; and the last five years under President Peter Mutharika has proven to be especially grim. It...