Giant Plus ICT firm releases ‘customizable’ accounting software: Malawi schools benifit

A leading local technology firm, Giant Plus, has released a software, dubbed Giant X, which is aimed at helping education institutions to manage their affairs in the area of accountancy. Making the announcement, CEO and founder of the firm, Kondwani Chimatiro, said the software helps in the smooth management of such aspects as accounting, fees and production of receipts. “Giant X...

Meet Madam Abida Mia—one of the best political strategists in Malawi

When it comes to political strategy and organization, we read and hear of different names in our country as top-notch strategists—I think you have ever heard of such names as Bright Malopa, Allan Ntata, Brian Bowler, Dr Ben Phiri as one of the tried and proven political strategists and organizers of the soil. In fact stories are told of how...

Francis David Chiwanga embarrasses President Peter Mutharika in Chikwawa

Francis Chiwanga, son to fallen MCP leader David Chiwanga today refused to be visited by President Peter Mutharika to condole him on the death of his father so many years ago. Chiwanga told the President’s envoy that he would not allow to be used as propaganda tool for the ruling DPP. He wondered why President Mutharika decided to condole him this...

Chikwawa speaks silently as kids dominate DPP rally: Malawi road to 2019

The people of Chikwawa have silently spoken today as they shun a ruling DPP rally organized by President Peter Mutharika today in Nchalo.   Our reporter on the ground said that DPP managed to command a crowd of countable people where children and security officers formed the majority of the people at the rally. Pictures do not lie and as seen...

Self-deception as Malawi ruling DPP ferries supporters from Lomwe belt to Nchalo for rally

NCHALO, CHIKWAWA (Malawian Watchdog)—The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is in self-deception mode as they ferried supporters from the stronghold of the party—the Lomwe Belt—to Nchalo in Chikwawa where Peter Mutharika was addressing a political rally today.Our inside source say that the idea behind ferrying DPP supporters from such far away districts as Phalombe, Mulanje, Chiradzulo and Thyolo was...

MCP Convention on 4-7 April as NEC appoints Rev. Maurice Munthali deputy publicity secretary: Malawi Politics

The opposition Malawi Congress Party National Executive Committee (NEC) has resolved to hold a convention on 4th to 7th April 2018 at Mary Mount Secondary School in the country’s green city of Mzuzu. The convention has been called to put to an end to the jostling of positions in the party and to decide on who will be the party’s...

Jessie Kabwira fired; Kaliwo and Msowoya suspended: Malawi Congress Party Resolutions

LILONGWE (Malawian Watchdog)—News coming out of the capital Lilongwe where the National Executive Committee (NEC) of Malawi’s main opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) was meeting to sort out division issues that has rocked the party indicates that the dejure spokesperson of the party Dr Jessie Kabwira has been fired from the party and  Secretary General Gustav Kaliwo as well...

MBC and DPP, Be Ashamed : Malawi Politics

The 2019 race for power is heating up, especially between the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and the main opposition, Malawi Congress Party (MCP). The other two strong parties in the 2014 race, former ruling parties, People’s Party (PP) and United Democratic Front (UDF), have been dissolved into DPP. This has effectively taken them out as front runners in Malawi sixth...

Malawi rape song rapper Chavura out on bail

The infamous Rape song maker, Chavura, is now out on bail. He appeared at Lilongwe Magistrate Court together with his lawyer, Nicely Msowoya of Msowoya & Associates for bail hearing. Charged with Producing obscene material contrary to section 179 (1) (a) of the Penal Code, the rapper is finally out of the cooler in a trial that has largely been shunned...

“I will be President of Malawi someday,” Says New Chancellor College MCP Wing President

On Friday, January 12, 2019 the opposition Malawi Congress Party’s (MCP) Chancellor College (CHANCO) wing – main campus of the University of Malawi, had elections to elect new office bearers. Third year student pursuing Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Cultural Studies, was elected President. We caught up with the rising political star to understand plans he has for...