President Mutharika caught pants down: ACB dossier implicates him as beneficiary of fraudulent deal

BLANTYRE—As pervasive graft involving senior government officials continues to shackle innocent Malawians, the citizens have been further ridiculed and left in depth of despair with the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) report implicating Malawi leader Peter Mutharika as a beneficiary of fraudulent deal involving Malawi Police Services and Pioneer Investment. According, to ACB dossier in possession of Malawian Watchdog, Mutharika pocketed K145...

Ten Malawi Members of Parliament likely to make it in 2019 Even without Campaigning

LILONGWE (Malawian Watchdog)—There are some members of Parliament who can exhaust all their resources after consulting each and every witchdoctor to make it to Parliament. Yet they are others who even if they can faint today and wake up two days before the elections, they will still make it to the August House. Malawian Watchdog gives top ten of...

Live from Pretoria: Husband to Ephraim Nyondo’s concubine files for divorce

PRETORIA—Macdonald Wakasu, a husband to Rethabila who was found sharing illicit love with public relations officer of the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) Ephraim Nyondo, has finally filed for divorce, only Malawian Watchdog can reveal. According to court papers in possession of Malawian Watchdog, Wakasu argues that cannot stay together with a person who is not trustworthy saying that poses danger...

Finally Malawi has murder suspect as Police top boss; Malawians take cover  

LILONGWE—Members of Parliament approved the appointment of Rodney Jose as Inspector General (IG) of Police on Wednesday, a development that has angered many Malawians and shocked many international activists. President Peter Mutharika appointed Jose as acting IG in April, replacing Lexten Kachama who is currently on leave, pending retirement on June 30. According to a notice appearing on the Order Paper...

Neno DEM Menyere abuses MANEB funds: invigilators spit fire

NENO—Malawi National Examination Board (MANEB) should brace for massive cheating in Neno district as invigilators have planned to frustrate the ongoing examinations following the abuse of funds by the District Education Manager (DEM) Reuben Menyere. Malawian Watchdog understands that the DEM prepared a fake list which surprised some invigilators who were posted as residential but only to be told on...

Divisions lock DPP again; Team A, Team B emerge ahead of convention: Analyst says the party is near its expiration

BLANTYRE—Ageing President Peter Mutharika is still finding it difficult to bring peace in the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) as squabbles continue locking the ruling party ahead of their convention scheduled for this Sunday. Recently, top officials of the party broke away from the party and started their own movement which is campaigning for vice president Saulos Chilima presidency in 2019,...

Lhomwe Belt youths drum support for Chakwera-Mia pair: “we want real empowerment not abuse from Mutharika”

THYOLO—The road to 2019 is becoming so interesting each passing day with the latest being the news from Mulanje and Thyolo where youths under the banner of “Youths for clean politics” have categorically denied Peter Mutharika to continue ruling the country beyond 2019. Malawian Watchdog’s visit to the region over the weekend has found out that the youths behind the...

DPP thug Charles Mchacha escapes Chilima movement wrath in Thyolo

THYOLO—Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) regional governor for the south escaped death at the hands of Chilima movement officials in Thyolo district on Monday. Reports reaching Malawian Watchdog indicate that Chilima movement members had a rally in Thyolo but Mchacha wanted to disrupt the rally by sending some unknown thugs to seize the generator they were using. The eye witness told this...

MCP Commando Abida Mia in solo street raid in Blantyre

BLANTYRE—(Malawian Watchdog)—Typical of a Commando in war circumstances, Abida Mia, wife to Malawi Congress Party Vice President Sidik Mia was at it yesterday. She stormed the streets of Blantyre, barely 24 hours after her husband was teargased by Police for sharing light moments with his fellow comrades in trade and commence—the vendors—to dish out party materials to minibus and...

Sidik Mia’s coming into government next year will be malawi’s blessing

MCP VP Sidik Mia is a well known cattle farmer and successful businessman. He owns and understands business so well. His is a hands-on experience not some theoretical fiddlefaddle. His coming into government next year will benefit Malawian business people and industries so much. From the big corporate to the much abused SMEs. His experience is what Malawi needs if we...