Malawi ruling DPP’s abuse of women exposed

The gross human abuse in the name of party loyalty was witnessed today at BICC grounds when more than 1000 women were abandoned by DPP officials. DPP has become unpopular among Malawians due to poor governance, therefore whenever their President is having a public meeting, party gurus have resoluted to ferry the diehard supporters from as far as Thyolo, the...

The root cause of South Sudan’s civil war: The Riek Machar Factor

Introduction The current civil war in the Republic of South Sudan is now entering its sixth year and a negotiated resolution to the conflict seems more elusive with the passage of time. There are various challenges to the peace process, however, the most immediate challenge has been the chronic failure to address the root cause of the conflict. The social...

Malawi CSOs make case on why Ministers Goodal Gondwe and Nankhumwa must resign

TIME TO SAVE MALAWI MY COUNTRY !! TIME TO JOIN 27th APRIL COUNTRY WIDE DEMONSTRATIONS!! WHY GOODALL GONDWE AND KONDWANI NANKHUMWA SHOULD RESIGN AND WHY WE NEED CHANGES AT ESCOM, EGENCO, MBC AND MACRA AND WHY WE NEED PROPERLY QUALIFIED PUBLIC SERVANTS TO HEAD PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS AND NOT CORRUPT FRIENDS AND HOME BOYS OF THE PRESIDENT We the Cilvil Society Organizations and concerned Malawians are...

University of Malawi’s Chancellor College making strides in special needs education

Implementing the principles of inclusive education within higher education can be challenging. Inclusive education was originally developed for younger students, prior to its application within higher education. However, as more students with disabilities successfully complete their secondary school education, the need to move towards inclusive practices within higher education has increased. It is for this reason that on Thursday,...

Kunkuyu’s Transformational alliance endorses MCP’s Chakwera for Malawi Presidency in 2019

BLANTYRE (Malawian Watchdog)—Many Malawians want to see opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) President Dr Lazarus Chakwera take over the reins of power in the forthcoming 2019 elections. The latest to endorse Chakwera and MCP is a pressure group, Transformational Alliance (TA), led by Moses Kumkuyu. TA endorsed Chakwera and MCP during a function where the grouping organized a press conference in...

Political witch haunting as Malawi Pres. Peter Mutharika’s govt withdraws Mia’s diplomatic passport

BLANTYRE (Malawian Watchdog)—A directive was issued by Malawi President last year that all former Ministers as well as Members of Parliament be accorded diplomatic passports. This was and still remains the trend. However, opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) vice presidency aspirant Sidik Mia, who has been a Member of Parliament and a senior Minister for some time, has seen his...

Zambia first lady Esther threatens divorce over Pres. Lungu’s Swaziland concubine

As reported by the Zambian Watchdog two weeks ago, Edgar Chagwa Lungu and his wife, Esther Lungu’s marital problems have deepened and the first lady has threatened to vacate state house if the situation isn’t resolved. Reliable State House sources have disclosed to the Watchdog that Esther Lungu is fed up with Lungu’s behaviour as he has not been spending...

Henry Kachaje’s Marriage Lessons: Malawi’s motivator in-chief

On 2nd Sept 1995, I said “I DO!” 19yrs down the line, what have I learnt? What do I wish I knew before saying I DO? Below are some 19 lessons: (very long post) 1. Love is a choice, not an emotion: As more years pass, you realize that each day you have to consciously choose to love. You cannot...

The Day I Met Malawi’s fallen Son Sam Mpasu

The sudden death of Sam Mpasu on February 15, 2018, former Speaker of Parliament, cabinet minister, writer and diplomat, shook the country to its core. Sam Mpasu was instrumental during the fight for multiparty democracy during the early 1990s when he was approached to be part of the United Democratic Front (UDF), which was an underground political pressure group. UDF...

Malawi Prophet Shepherd Bushiri caught on camera being ‘massaged’ in Nigeria

NIGERIA—Never short of controversy Malawi born but South African based Prophet Shepherd Bushiri has been caught in yet another gospel showbiz. After walking on air miracle and commanding angels to appear in his church to telling his followers in Nigeria few days ago that he is into giving them miracle money and not bringing them to Christ, Bushiri was...