MCP Pres. Chakwera, Mia attend JZU’s son Engagement

LILONGWE (Malawian Watchdog)—Malawi’s main opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) President Dr Lazarus Chakwera and Sidik Mia were one of the notable faces which attended an engagement ceremony of John Tembo’s son Dalitso Tembo. John Tembo was a MCP leader for a long time before he passed the leadership button to cleric turned Politician Reverend Dr Lazarus Chakwera. It was a busy...

Former Pres. Joyce Banda on her way to Malawi after selling her ‘soul’ to DPP; her luggage has already arrived

BLANTYRE (Malawian Watchdog)—Former Malawi President who is also opposition Peoples Party (PP) President Joyce Banda will arrive from her self-imposed exile after striking a deal with the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) of President Peter Mutharika, only Malawian Watchdog can reveal. Malawian Watchdog undercover operatives can confirm that her luggage has arrived through her sister Anjimile Mtila Oponyo and any...

Why Do Governments fear Demonstrations and Why are Demos Effective?

When Malawians are asked to exercise their Constitutional right of demonstrating against anything they disapprove, the response has always be lukewarm and disappointing to the organizers. There was a time when John Kapito would demonstrate alone for a cause that affects all Malawians such as a shortage of water in Blantyre. Most Malawians do not understand the impact of...

Is the Malawi boy child out of the picture?

Malawi is one of the roughest and most difficult place to live in—it tallies to the common saying that if you can survive here the odds of thriving elsewhere are high. Life, especially for boys and young men is stamped by an unending struggle to see a good upbringing. In fact, with the new era, the hustles of a...

No More Jobs in Government…Not Even Promotion—Malawi govt. circular

LILONGWE (Malawian Watchdog)—The government of Malawi which just last month had found K4bn idling in budget; has now admitted that it is facing a financial crisis to the point of freezing recruitment of new employees. According to Circular release dated 23 March 2018 by Chief Secretary, indications are there that the forthcoming budget will not be enough to cater...

Meet Top 15 Ordinary Influential Malawians

Introduction, After Malawian Watchdog’s Education and Research Unit released findings of their maiden research, which, among other people, named Ambassador Brian Bowler as the best diplomat Malawi has ever produced, the unit is at it again and this time around, it has released names of ordinary Malawians but who are wielding influence on us. These are not politicians but ordinary...

Youthful Malawi Lawmaker Ezekiel Ching’oma eyes MCP Spokesperson Position

LILONGWE—Youthful Member of Parliament for Lilongwe East Constituency, Ezekiel Ching’oma, has expressed interest to vie for the position of Publicity Secretary for the Party in the forthcoming convention expected to take place in Mzuzu City next month. “I can confirm, I will go for it,” said a calm and collected Ching’oma. Pressed on what he intends to achieve for the party...

Former Livingstonia Synod Cleric Rev. Maurice Munthali vie for MCP Secretary General Position

MZUZU (Malawian Watchdog)—People are expressing their interest to vie for different positions at the MCP convention, the latest being MCP’s new catch Reverend Maurice Munthali who says wants to vie for the Secretary General (SG) Position of the party. Munthali may face challenge from Hon Mkaka, the acting SG of the party that is if he decides to vie for...

Malawi charming broadcaster Ephraim Nyirenda who died in Chitipa car accident laid to rest

Hundreds of people Thursday witnessed the burial of talented broadcast journalist Ephraim Nyirenda in his Zebedia Village at Khosolo in Mzimba District. Nyirenda, who until his death was Head of Programmes at Tuntufye Radio of Karonga Diocese, previously worked for Radio Tigabane and Voice of Livingstonia (VOL) in Mzuzu. He died Wednesday when a vehicle, registration number BR4136 Toyota Hilux double...

DPP plan to kill wife to MCP heavy weight Sidik Mia exposed

BLANTYRE (Malawian Watchdog)—In a bid to cripple opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) southern region political heavyweight Sidik Mia, the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), has hatched a plan to actually kill his dear wife Abida Mia by poisoning or by using any means possible, only Malawian Watchdog can reveal. Abida Mia, who successfully chaired the dinner and dance fundraising committee...