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...

Sidik Mia convicts Malawi ruling party’s leadership on racism, tribalism & regionalism charges

Here is a statement by Hon Mia as posted on his facebook page. DPP LEADERSHIP AND HON. JAPPIE MHANGO MUST KNOW THAT DISCRIMINATION BASED ON RACE, TRIBE AND REGION IS INTOLERABLE IN OUR COUNTRY My fellow Malawians, You may recall that the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) sent its Secretary General, Hon Greselder Jeffrey, to tell people from the north that their region...

Zomba Changalume MCP shadow MP Goleza fired as lecturer at MUST for refusing to join DPP: Malawi road to 2019 elections

THYOLO (Malawian Watchdog)—The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) abuse of power has reached unprecedented levels as they have fired a lecturer at Malawi University of Science and Technology, Mr Goleza,  for exercising his constitutional right, in expressing interest to represent opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) in the forthcoming 2019 elections at Zomba Changalume constituency. Malawian Watchdog has learnt that Mr...

One on one with Malawi Electoral Commission regarding 10th April by-elections in Mangochi and Mulanje

The Malawi Electoral Commission (Mec) has announced that it will hold by-elections in Milonde Ward and Malindi Ward on 10th April, 2018. We have some questions for your attention below considering that this came a few days after launch of elections. Malawi Electoral Commission (Mec) has announced holding of two Local Government By-elections which some stakeholders feel could have been...

Of Star Player Joseph Kamwendo and the Mighty Be Forward Wanderers: Malawi Football

According to Thursdays’ edition of the Daily Times; Wanderers football club has told star player Joseph Kamwendo to stop “castigating” Wanderers in the Newspapers else he may be suspended by the club. This war of words between Kamwendo and the club has gone on and on for some time since the gossip that Kamwendo controls even the coach resurfaces....

Of Jappie Mhango and His Mtsamunda Ideology

Jappie Mhango’s rants on Sadik Mia just portrays an ignorant piece of a human being who should not have been a minister had it been that the DPP had more than five ‘reasonable’ Members of Parliament from the northern region. I say five reasonable MPs because if you take the likes of Grace Chiumia; you will understand what am...

Msaka, Bowler named best Malawi Minister and Ambassador respectively 

Introduction Malawian Watchdog publication in celebrating excellence and denouncing mediocrity among our public servants conducted and will continue to conduct research, the aim being to find out star performers in public offices as well the worst performers. For the star performers, the idea is to recognize their good job and encourage them to continue doing the good job for the people...

Malawi leader Peter Mutharika appoints certified failure Kutsaira as DPP’s regional governor

LILONGWE (Malawian Watchdog)—Malawi President who is also leader of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Peter Mutharika is losing the plot by each passing day. Yesterday, the president appointed failure politician Binton Kutsaira to be the party’s regional governor for the central region. In a letter to Kutsaira, Mutharika pleaded with him to use his experience in promoting the party...

Former Malawi Justice Minister Ralph Kasambara freed on bail pending appeal

BLANTYRE (Malawian Watchdog)—Malawi’s former Minister of Justice Ralph Kasambara has been released from Zomba Maximum prison on bail pending appeal. Kasambara alongside his c-convicts businessperson Pika Manondo and former Malawi Defence Force soldier Macdonald Kumwembe were convicted on charges of attempting to murder Malawi’s former budget Director Paul Mphwiyo. Upon being convitced and been sent to prison to serve 13 year...