DPP a bunch of failures: Malawi road to 2019

MZUZU (Malawian Watchdog)—Malawians in the northern region are crying foul over a bad road in Euthini which is showing in government records that is a tarmac road. The revelation was made by a social commentator Onjezani Kenani in a post which has gone viral. In the post, Onjezani insinuates that the DPP government is irresponsible and deserve to be shown...

Malawi Civil Society remain defiant; unconvincing Finance Minister Goodal Gondwe must resign

Civil Society Statement on Meeting with Minister of Finance Goodall Gondwe on the MK 4 Billion Saga As Human Rights Defenders working to protect the interests of the citizens of this country, we would like to make a statement on the meeting we had with the Minister of Finance Goodall Gondwe. The purpose was to provide an opportunity to the Ministry...

Massive song supporting MCP released: Malawi road to 2019

LILONGWE (Malawian Watchdog)— A passionately done political song supporting Malawi Congress Party (MCP) President Dr Lazarus Chakwera and his defacto Vice President and front runner candidate for the running mate spot in 2019 elections has been released. The song, done by John Kutsokwe Junior aka JJ of the original Mibawa Band, is tackling the problems we are facing as Malawians...

Recent Malawi blackouts due to EGECO failure to fuel generators; tough times ahead

BLANTYRE (Malawian Watchdog)—The resurgence of Blackouts Malawians have experiencing over the past two weeks is as a result of failure by the power generation body, EGENCO, to fuel its standby generators, Malawian Watchdog has unearthed. “The top officials are aware this is not a solution but this was an order from above. So they have no option. The technocrats here...

Harry Mkandawire dumps PP, joins MCP as he eyes 2nd Deputy vice Presidency

MZUZU (Malawian Watchdog)—As Malawian Watchdog has been reporting, the forthcoming Malawi Congress party (MCP convention will finish off the political career of the current Vice President Richard Msowoya as the 2nd Deputy Presidency of the party will go to Harry Mkandawire. Mkandawire, a Peoples Party member, has been positioning himself in the MCP and we reported that it was just...

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe says never thought Emmerson Mnangagwa would turn against him

Zimbabwe’s former leader Robert Mugabe said he never thought new President Emmerson Mnangagwa would turn against him and denounced Mnangagwa’s move to oust him last year as a coup, in an interview broadcast on Thursday (March 15). Mugabe, 94, ruled Zimbabwe from independence in 1980 until he stepped down under pressure from Mnangagwa’s allies in the army in November. Viewed by...

Malawi Not Doing Enough in Accomodating People with Hearing Impairment in Accessing Higher Education

The absence of people with hearing impairment in the University of Malawi was a hot topic of discussion during the Disability Students Seminar at Chancellor College. The observation was made by a third year law student Allabi Mailosi who presented his research paper on the low intake of people with hearing impairment. Mailosi observed that Chancellor college has 45...

Chanco’s faculty of law awards outstanding students

ZOMBA (Malawian Watchdog)—The Faculty of Law of University of Malawi’s Chancellor College (Chanco), recently held an inaugural Law awards ceremony, in recognition of the outstanding success of students in the faculty. The event took place at the Faculty of Law premises. During the event, the faculty awarded 27 students with certificates of recognition. These included the students who were on Dean’s...

TNM donates K6m to Irish Society for Malawi youth initiative

Malawi’s integrated mobile network and ICT service provider TNM has donated K6 million towards fund raising on St Patrick’s Day commemorated by the Irish Society. The Irish Society in Malawi will commemorate St Patrick’s Day on March 17, 2018 in Lilongwe with a fund-raising party at Sunbird Capital Hotel in Lilongwe. Proceeds from the event will go to the Office of...

Malawi ‘respected’ preacher man Apostle Joseph Ziba arrested for tax evasion

BLANTYRE (Malawian Watchdog)—Founder and president of Fountain of Victory International Ministries is in police cell for allegedly evading duty amounting to K26 million. Ziba was arrested on Wednesday together with a businessman Tayub Aziz. According to one of the local daily papers, the preacher was arrested for allegedly refusing to pay duty and fine levied on his multi-million kwancha posh...