Abida Mia spices up MCP veteran Mai Dinala’s 80th birthday

Abida Mia, wife to Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Vice President Sidik Mia, was guest of honour during the 80th birthday celebration of MCP veteran politician Mai Dinala at her residence in Chitawira Township in Malawi’s commercial city of Blantyre. Mai Dinala became member of MCP in 1958 when she was only 30 years old. She was among the people who welcomed...

MCP ready to roll out universal subsidy programme in 2019—Mia

Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Vice President Sidik Mia told a predominantly agricultural catchment area in Lilongwe that his party intends to roll out a universal subsidy programe in 2019 as one way of revamping agriculture and achieving food security in the country. Mia was speaking during a whistle stop tour he conducted in the outskirt of the capital Lilongwe in...

Malawi Ambassador to Kenya Agrina Mussa abuses own govt with lavish lifestyle

Malawi is not poor. For two years Malawi's ambassador to Kenya, Agrina Mussa (wife to cabinet minister Henry Mussa) has been living in an apartment, for which the government pays $13,000 (K10 million) per month, and that's K120 million per year! Funny thing is, the government bought a house for use by the ambassador more than 20 years ago. She vacated that...

MCP promises Chitipa-Tanzania Tarmac Road

The Opposition Political Party, Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has assured people in Chitipa that it will construct a Tarmacked road from the district T-junction to Tunduma in Tanzania once voted into power in the forthcoming 2019 general elections. Speaking during a political rally held on Saturday 4th August in the north constituency, in the area of Traditional Authority Mwaulambya, Group...

Malawi political parties urged to honour policies on youth empowerment

One of the youth activists in the country has expressed dissatisfaction with Political parties in the country for failing to implement policies of youth empowerment they promised before elected. The concerns comes as political parties in the country have started mobilising support from among others ,the youth to vote for them in the upcoming elections. Expressing his dissatisfaction, Executive Director for...

‘Exercise restraint even in the face of great provocation,’ Abida Mia advices MCP youths

BLANTYRE—‘It’s time to connect with people on the ground’ appears to be the working motto for the Mia family in as far as preparations for the 2019 watershed elections are concerned. As MCP Vice President Sidik Mia traveled to Lunzu to interact the party’s district governors yesterday—his wife Abida Mia was interacting with party youth leaders around Blantyre city. The...

Sidik Mia on state of preparedness meetings warms up Lunzu district governors

BLANTYRE—Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Vice President Sidik Mia yesterday met the party’s  district governors in Vera Chelewani’s Blantyre North West Constituency for ‘a one-two, one-two testing-testing meetings,’ gauging the preparedness of the leaders, ahead of the 2019 watershed  elections. The party governors were drawn from the main body of the party, the women wing as well as the youth wing. Lunzu was...

Road to 2019: Mama Abida Mia to energies MCP’s ‘Red Rose’ youths in Blantyre tomorrow

BLANTYRE—Barely two days after she interacted with University of Malawi’s Polytechnic Students right on their own campus, strategizing with them and giving them party materials ahead of the watershed 2019 elections, Mama Abida Mia, wife to Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Vice President Sidik Mia will tomorrow be meeting ‘Red Rose’ party youths in Blantyre to get them set and ready...

Mama Abida Mia urges Polytechnic students to support MCP

Mama Abida, wife to the southern region political giant Sidik Mia, yesterday Sunday had time to interact with the youths at University of Malawi's Polytechnic campus. It was a very enriching ceremony full of glamour and glitz. Mama Abida, as she us fondly called among the youths, was in Top Gear throughout the elegant atmosphere at Polytechnic. Her speech was a...

Philanthropist Sidik Mia takes Ta~alim Moslem sisters in Lilongwe by surprise; donates 1 million kwacha

Ta~alim Moslem sister, a grouping of charitable Muslim women abruptly found themselves hosting Philanthropist-cum-Malawi Congress Party Vice President, Sidik Mia at their base in Area 24, Lilongwe on Saturday. Mia visited the place to appreciate the work of the Moslem sisters. The progressive Muslim women gave Alhadji Muhammad Sidik Mia a tour of their campus where they have built a...