MCP VP for the North storms Karonga-promises to revamp economy

The Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Vice President for the northern region Harry Mkandawire has endorsed the party’s director of economic planning Dr. Cornelius Mwalwanda as shadow MP for Karonga Nyungwe constituency. The endorsement took place on Sunday afternoon at a political rally the VP held at the party’s historical office at Karonga boma when the party's regional chair paraded all aspiring ward...

Advisers betraying the President: Mutharika must fire someone

In April 2003, the USA invaded Iraq for the second time in about a decade. President George Bush also convinced Prime Minister Tony Blair of the British Government to go to war against President Saddam Hussein with him. Together they ousted Hussein and brought an end to his regime. But the invasion of Iraq by these two great western...

Go and register to vote in 2019 Elections –Inkosi M’mbelwa

Inkosi Ya Makhosi M’mbelwa the V of Mzimba on Saturday took advantage of the mammoth crowd at the 2018 8th Umthetho Annual Cultural Festival at Hora Mountains in Mzimba to woe them to register and vote for the leaders they want during the next year May 19 Tripartite elections.  Speaking at the cultural event where the Ngonis celebrate their culture and which President Peter...

Abida Mia says should be given time to decide on whether to run for Chikwawa Nkombezi Parliamentary seat

Abida Mia, wife to Malawi Congress Party (MCP) vice President Sidik Mia took people of Chikwawa Nkombezi Constituency by surprise when she conducted two whistle stop tours yesterday. Abida Mia organized the whistle-stop tours as part of complementing her husband and indeed the entire party to connect with the people and indeed to strengthen the party at the grassroots. Her...

Abida Mia spices up MCP veteran Mai Dinala’s 80th birthday

Abida Mia, wife to Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Vice President Sidik Mia, was guest of honour during the 80th birthday celebration of MCP veteran politician Mai Dinala at her residence in Chitawira Township in Malawi’s commercial city of Blantyre. Mai Dinala became member of MCP in 1958 when she was only 30 years old. She was among the people who welcomed...

MCP ready to roll out universal subsidy programme in 2019—Mia

Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Vice President Sidik Mia told a predominantly agricultural catchment area in Lilongwe that his party intends to roll out a universal subsidy programe in 2019 as one way of revamping agriculture and achieving food security in the country. Mia was speaking during a whistle stop tour he conducted in the outskirt of the capital Lilongwe in...

Malawi Ambassador to Kenya Agrina Mussa abuses own govt with lavish lifestyle

Malawi is not poor. For two years Malawi's ambassador to Kenya, Agrina Mussa (wife to cabinet minister Henry Mussa) has been living in an apartment, for which the government pays $13,000 (K10 million) per month, and that's K120 million per year! Funny thing is, the government bought a house for use by the ambassador more than 20 years ago. She vacated that...

MCP promises Chitipa-Tanzania Tarmac Road

The Opposition Political Party, Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has assured people in Chitipa that it will construct a Tarmacked road from the district T-junction to Tunduma in Tanzania once voted into power in the forthcoming 2019 general elections. Speaking during a political rally held on Saturday 4th August in the north constituency, in the area of Traditional Authority Mwaulambya, Group...

Malawi political parties urged to honour policies on youth empowerment

One of the youth activists in the country has expressed dissatisfaction with Political parties in the country for failing to implement policies of youth empowerment they promised before elected. The concerns comes as political parties in the country have started mobilising support from among others ,the youth to vote for them in the upcoming elections. Expressing his dissatisfaction, Executive Director for...

‘Exercise restraint even in the face of great provocation,’ Abida Mia advices MCP youths

BLANTYRE—‘It’s time to connect with people on the ground’ appears to be the working motto for the Mia family in as far as preparations for the 2019 watershed elections are concerned. As MCP Vice President Sidik Mia traveled to Lunzu to interact the party’s district governors yesterday—his wife Abida Mia was interacting with party youth leaders around Blantyre city. The...