Why DPP is scared of Chakwera-Mia Combination?

If truth be told DPP would be more comfortable to face the Chakwera-Msowoya combination than Chakwera-Mia combination. This is the very reason they have devorted all their energies including using MBC in demonising the proposed Chakwera-Mia combination. DPP strategists know very well that unlike Mia -as evidenced in the previous by-elections -Msowoya doesn't bring the much needed political capital...

Malawi Politics game changer: Who is Sidik Mia?

Mohammed Sidik Mia was born in 1965 and is a wealthy businessperson with a cattle ranch in Ngabu, Chikwawa, his home area. He was first elected a member of Parliament (MP) for Chikwawa Nkombezi in May 2004 on the United Democratic Front (UDF) ticket. Then president Bingu wa Mutharika appointed him deputy minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Food Security in June...

Its Mia day today in Malawi press!

Following an announcement made by Sidik Mia yesterday that he intends to run as Vice President of the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) at the party convention, Malawi dailies, The Nation Newspaper as well The Daily Times today dedicated their whole front pages covering the story. The development has sent shivers to the ruling Democratic Progressive Party which wants the party...

Youthful Malawian Chimwemwe Nuka releases eBook: ‘200 good business ideas to start in Malawi’

Malawi is constantly ranked among poorest countries in the world.  Among other reasons it is revealed that lack of business opportunities and high rates of unemployment contribute to the country’s poverty. Due to the said factors it is not surprising to find many people with qualifications, skills and experience mongering around and languishing in poverty having nothing to do.To...

CCAP Synod of Livingstonia Synod abandons Msowoya in their move to support MCP: Leaked confidential memo

Livingstonia CCAP synod secret mission with Malawi Congress : Synod mission update (confidential)   (1) "Preamble" I must say on the onset that our trip to seeing Hon Richard Msowoya was a rare opportunity for the leadership of the Synod to discover his spirit, ambitions and dealings. We could not have known who we were dealing with if it were not for...

Malawi premier newspaper Daily Times endorses ‘experienced’ Sidik Mia over Richard Msowoya as MCP running mate in 2019

Malawi leading newspaper, Daily Times, has endorsed Sidik Mia as a good candidate for the 2019 elections as compared to Msowoya. Mia, a political heavyweight in the Southern Region, joined MCP last year in a move to stop the dominance of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in the region. But Msowoya’s faction in the party— which includes deputy vice president McDonald Lombola,...

Speaker Richard Msowoya MCP betrayal regrettable  

The only man who really benefited from MCP's 2014 election is the Right Hon Richard Msowoya. Now the speaker seems not to be showing any appreciation and is increasingly becoming ambitious. Sometimes it is good to accept reality. With all his resources and authority as a speaker and MP for Karonga Nyungwe, he still could not win a councilor seat...

‘No miracle removal of Prophet Bushiri Church Ban in Botswana,’ says Judge Rannowance

A Botswana Judge Terrance Rannowane has told legal team of Prophet Bushiri that there is no urgency about the emergency application to have the ECG church not closed in the country , and that no miracles should be anticipated in the process . Judge Terrance Rannowance has since postponed an urgent application by ECG seeking government not to close their...

Malawi leader Peter Mutharika’s speech during Chilembwe day

We have met to celebrate the life of John Chilembwe. Today, we celebrate Chilembwe in the spirit of embracing God for national transformation. And I am delighted to be with you today. Let me thank you the Providence Industrial Mission for inviting me. In particular, let me thank you for calling upon the nation to think about the transformation of...

Tall order to do list for Malawi’s DPP if they are to win 2019 election

This is what DPP must do if they are to win 2019 elections. Correct the mistakes of Bingu Wa Mutharika. Arrest all the ministers that stole tax money from 2004. Return the money and confiscate all properties and assets to state. Probe with speed the wealth of Bingu Wa Mutharika and return MK92 billion back to state. Release the 13 files and...