Tumultuous grand finale of UTM’s Richard Makondi trophy: Lunyangwa FC stuns Mammers

Thousands of people gathered at Mpapa football ground in Blantyre Rural South West constituency to witness the grand finale of Richard Makondi Trophy on Saturday that showcased exceptional grassroots talent in football. When the referee blew the last whistle, there were suddenly seven, eight, maybe even nine Hammers players flat out on the pitch, their faces buried into the ground, not...

Mia announces plan to build Muslim funded state of the art hospital & University; upbeat of MCP victory

It appears that Alhaj Mohammed Sidik Mia targets the month of Ramadan and preferably a religious gathering function to pronounce his major political wishes and so far, it is working for him. Two years ago when he announced his comeback in front line politics, he told a religious gathering in no uncertain terms that he would be vying for a...

Gerald Kazembe: a rare political aspirant, a trooper and an amazing man! Mangochi Monkey-Bay is blessed

“In our personal ambitions we are individualists. But in our seeking for economic and political progress as a nation, we all go up or else all go down as one people”. Franklin D. Roosevelt In approximately ten days, Malawians will go to the polls to select their next parliament, and of-course the occupant of the country’s plot number one. The...

The devil on DPP’s shoulder: People with Albinism reject security gadgets from Mutharika

BLANTYRE-(MalawianWatchdog)—The  Association of People with Albinism (APAM) has rejected the security gadgets which the government has bought to aid in monitoring the security of people with albinism. APAM Deputy Secretary General Ian Simbota confirmed this in an interview. Simbota said the association has rejected the gadgets because they have been personalised. The gadgets come in a blue colour and have an inscription:...

Zomba high court judge opts out of Masambuka case: “implicated Dr. Hertherwick Ntaba is my paternal uncle”

ZOMBA-(MalawianWatchdog)—High Court Judge Zione Ntaba who is niece to presidential adviser Hetherwick Ntaba has recused herself in a murder case of a 22-year-old young man with albinism MacDonald Masambuka after Alfred Yohane, one of the suspects, implicated some high profile Malawi government politicians including her uncle Dr. Hertherwick Ntaba, an aide to president Peter Mutharika. Yohane, represented by lawyer Trouble...

Mutharika killed again by MBC chief cadet Steven Maseya

BLANTYRE-(MalawianWatchdog)--In just a few weeks, state owned Malawi Broadcasting Corporation ( MBC) has for the second described incumbent President Peter Mutharika as dead. This is the third time time the station has mistaken Peter for his fallen former President Bingu wa Mutharika. This time around, it has been presenter Steven Maseya, who is also doubling as chief cadet,  missing Peter for...

Albino case: DPP top officials risk arrest before watershed election  

ZOMBA-(MalawianWatchdog)—It never rains but pours for the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and its leader Peter Mutharika. Barely two weeks after the untouchable Ben Malunga Phiri provoked the anger of Malawian women across the political divide with his insensitive remarks against former first lady Patricia Shanil Muluzi, top DPP officials have been implicated in the killing of Masambuka, a...

Tottenham comeback stuns Ajax and sets up final against Liverpool

When everything changed, there were suddenly seven, eight, maybe even nine Ajax players flat out on the pitch, their faces buried into the turf, not wanting to see any more. Somehow, Spurs had done it and in those moments we were reminded, once again, about the glories of this sport, about how brutal football can be and how, every once in...

UTM’s Richard Makondi sticks to issue-based campaign, triumph certain

BLANTYRE—(MalawianWatchdog)—People of Blantyre Rural South West Constituency have unanimously agreed to vote for UTM parliamentary candidate, Richard Makondi, arguing his manifesto augers well with the needs of the area. The people, who stormed Makondi’s residence, described the shadow MP as the only hope for constituency as the incumbent Kennedy Kachingwe failed to represent the constituency in parliament in different aspects...

Prophet Liabunya meets Chakwera ahead of Malawi watershed polls: tight-lipped on details

South African based Malawian controversial Prophet Austin Liabunya has resurfaced, this time around in the office of Malawi Congress Party (MCP) presidential hopeful Lazarus Chakwera, shaking hands.A picture of Liabunya shaking hands with Chakwera was released via Chakwera’s official Facebook page on Thursday with the following caption. “Before I started my trip north today, Prophet Austin Liabunya came by to...