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FA Malawi veep Mwenda removed as Chair for Cosafa

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) Vice President, James Mwenda has been removed as the Chairperson of the main organizing committee of the upcoming Under 17 Cosafa Cup to be held in Blantyre in September, 2019. This has come about at the hot heels of the f

Counterjab: Malawi opposition puts up resistance

Song (lyrics) from Jamaican round-the-clock music hit-maker Beres Hammond – ‘Putting up a Resistance’ – make so much sense in the wake of demonstrations scheduled August 26against Malawi chief electoral boss Jane Ansah who enjoys presidential protecti
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Counterjab: Malawi opposition puts up resistance

Song (lyrics) from Jamaican round-the-clock music hit-maker Beres Hammond – ‘Putting up a Resistance’ – make so much sense in the wake of demonstrations scheduled August 26against Malawi chief electoral boss Jane Ansah who enjoys presidential protection in spite of allegations of misconduct. (Elsewhere, including where her boss taught law in the United States) she […] The post Counterjab: Malawi opposition puts up resistance appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Malawi has no democracy crisis but value crisis: Blame an attitude of indifference ‘Sizikundikhuza!’

We can ignore the role of smart phones in relationships but the effects are evident. An average person will die protecting a phone password from a spouse or partners and I know a friend who left a marriage because of phone-related nuisances. This is one of th
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Malawi has no democracy crisis but value crisis: Blame an attitude of indifference ‘Sizikundikhuza!’

We can ignore the role of smart phones in relationships but the effects are evident. An average person will die protecting a phone password from a spouse or partners and I know a friend who left a marriage because of phone-related nuisances. This is one of the tendencies we learn overtime, and we can do […] The post Malawi has no democracy crisis but value crisis: Blame an attitude of indifference ‘Sizikundikhuza!’ appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Experts caution on ‘protected areas’ gazette laws against rights in Malawi Constitution

Legal and governance commentators have said details disclosed by  Minister of Homeland Security Nicholas Dausi of the gazette the government secured, over the past three days, which have declared the airports and border posts out of bounds for the demonstrat
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Experts caution on ‘protected areas’ gazette laws against rights in Malawi Constitution

Legal and governance commentators have said details disclosed by  Minister of Homeland Security Nicholas Dausi of the gazette the government secured, over the past three days, which have declared the airports and border posts out of bounds for the demonstrators raises more questions than answers as demonstrations are a constitutional right. Speaking at a news conference […] The post Experts caution on ‘protected areas’ gazette laws against rights in Malawi Constitution appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Malawi election case to drag for 4 months: Court chides Mutharika lawyers

The presidential election nullification petition case will drag for the next four months with Constitutional Court expected to deliver ruling next year, Nyasa Times understands as five-judge panel on Friday rejected a new checklist by President Peter Mutharik
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Malawi election case to drag for 4 months: Court chides Mutharika lawyers

The presidential election nullification petition case will drag for the next four months with Constitutional Court expected to deliver ruling next year, Nyasa Times understands as five-judge panel on Friday rejected a new checklist by President Peter Mutharika lawyers who indicated they wanted to cross-examine 243 witnesses. Last week, the Constitution Court  directed that all […] The post Malawi election case to drag for 4 months: Court chides Mutharika lawyers appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

TNM drums up anti-rabies campaign through SMSs

Mission Rabies, a charitable organization working in the fight against rabies has commended Malawi’s integrated mobile and ICT services provider, TNM Plc, for taking a leading role in sensitizing Malawians of this year’s anti-rabies vaccination using SMSs
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TNM drums up anti-rabies campaign through SMSs

Mission Rabies, a charitable organization working in the fight against rabies has commended Malawi’s integrated mobile and ICT services provider, TNM Plc, for taking a leading role in sensitizing Malawians of this year’s anti-rabies vaccination using SMSs. According to Dr Dagmar Mayer, Mission Rabies Malawi Country Manager the sensitization efforts are yielding great results, leading […] The post TNM drums up anti-rabies campaign through SMSs appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Ansah still not resigning, keeps her freedom not to express herself

Embattled Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) chairperson Jane Ansah is not resigning from her position despite continued calls by Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) that she goes, saying she is exercising her constitutional right to remain silent on matte
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Ansah still not resigning, keeps her freedom not to express herself

Embattled Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) chairperson Jane Ansah is not resigning from her position despite continued calls by Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) that she goes, saying she is exercising her constitutional right to remain silent on matters surrounding escalating nationwide protests against her. HRDC is holding demonstrations to Ansah to resign for allegedly mishandling […] The post Ansah still not resigning, keeps her freedom not to express herself appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

ConCourt adjourns to Sept 3 case challenging Malawi presidential election results

Hearing of  a case revolving around the country’s controversial May presidential elections has  been adjourned to September 3 by Malawi’s Constitutional Court. Justice Healy  Potani  on behalf of the he five-judge panel  which includes  Ivy Kama
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ConCourt adjourns to Sept 3 case challenging Malawi presidential election results

Hearing of  a case revolving around the country’s controversial May presidential elections has  been adjourned to September 3 by Malawi’s Constitutional Court. Justice Healy  Potani  on behalf of the he five-judge panel  which includes  Ivy Kamanga, Mike Tembo, Dingiswayo Madise and Redson Kpaindu said when thecourt resumes on September 3 it will  run for 9 […] The post ConCourt adjourns to Sept 3 case challenging Malawi presidential election results appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Mutharika tells Chakwera: ‘I don’t need your respect, but please respect Malawi presidency’

President Peter Mutharika has told Malawi Congress Party (MCP) president Lazarus Chakwera that he should respect the country’s Presidency  as a Constitutional order. Mutharika, whose legitimacy is being challenged in court by Chakwera and UTM Party preside
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Mutharika tells Chakwera: ‘I don’t need your respect, but please respect Malawi presidency’

President Peter Mutharika has told Malawi Congress Party (MCP) president Lazarus Chakwera that he should respect the country’s Presidency  as a Constitutional order. Mutharika, whose legitimacy is being challenged in court by Chakwera and UTM Party president Saulos Chilima,   accused the opposition leaders of attempting to take over the government unlawfully by supporting the demonstrations […] The post Mutharika tells Chakwera: ‘I don’t need your respect, but please respect Malawi presidency’ appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Court grants MRA injunction stopping Malawi airport, borders’ demos

The High Court in Blantyre has granted an injunction to the Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) and two other companies who sought relief  to restrict Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) from conducting protests at airports and borders on August 26 to 30 HRD
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Court grants MRA injunction stopping Malawi airport, borders’ demos

The High Court in Blantyre has granted an injunction to the Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) and two other companies who sought relief  to restrict Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) from conducting protests at airports and borders on August 26 to 30 HRDC is continuing with its series of nationwide protests to force Malawi Electoral Commission […] The post Court grants MRA injunction stopping Malawi airport, borders’ demos appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

America cautions its citizens over Malawi airport demos

The United States of America Embassy has advised its citizens to exercise caution ahead of August 26 to 30 demonstrations the Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) is organising, saying they should consider rescheduling their flights if they want to visit o
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America cautions its citizens over Malawi airport demos

The United States of America Embassy has advised its citizens to exercise caution ahead of August 26 to 30 demonstrations the Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) is organising, saying they should consider rescheduling their flights if they want to visit or leave Malawi. HRDC is organising protests in airports and borders  to force Malawi Electoral […] The post America cautions its citizens over Malawi airport demos appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Malawi airports, borders will operate normally – Government

Minister of Homeland Security Nicholas Dausi  and Minister of Information Mark  Botomani  have a addressed a news conference  on Friday  assuring that all airports and land borders will remain open and  operate normally despite Human Rights Defenders Co
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Malawi airports, borders will operate normally – Government

Minister of Homeland Security Nicholas Dausi  and Minister of Information Mark  Botomani  have a addressed a news conference  on Friday  assuring that all airports and land borders will remain open and  operate normally despite Human Rights Defenders Coalition’s (HRDC)  planning five-day demonstrations targeting the country’s port of entry and airports. The two Cabinet ministers said […] The post Malawi airports, borders will operate normally – Government appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

North fun seekers excited with Kukaya urban music festival

The first ever two-day urban music festival dubbed Kukaya has received positive feedback from fun seekers in the northern part of Malawi, especially in Mzuzu where many young stars are hit by the entertainment fever. Organised by Mzuzu-based entertainment com
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North fun seekers excited with Kukaya urban music festival

The first ever two-day urban music festival dubbed Kukaya has received positive feedback from fun seekers in the northern part of Malawi, especially in Mzuzu where many young stars are hit by the entertainment fever. Organised by Mzuzu-based entertainment company, Swagg Entertainment the festival is scheduled to take place at Mzuzu Stadium from 30th to […] The post North fun seekers excited with Kukaya urban music festival appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Malawi chess genius Mwale guns for gold at All Africa Games

Team Malawi chess squad left the country on Thursday for the 2019 All Africa Games in Morocco and the country’s top rated player, FIDE Master (FM) Joseph Mwale says he is all geared to bring a gold medal. The 25-year-old Mwale, whose current rating is 223
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Malawi chess genius Mwale guns for gold at All Africa Games

Team Malawi chess squad left the country on Thursday for the 2019 All Africa Games in Morocco and the country’s top rated player, FIDE Master (FM) Joseph Mwale says he is all geared to bring a gold medal. The 25-year-old Mwale, whose current rating is 2231, joined the team of fellow FM Gerald Mphungu and two lady […] The post Malawi chess genius Mwale guns for gold at All Africa Games appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

ConCourt rejects UTM lawyer’s application for one lawyer in cross examination

The Constitution Court  (ConCourt) sitting in Lilongwe has rejected a plea by UTM lawyer Marshall Chilenga for an improved case management during cross examination to have one senior lawyer for a particular respondent be given an opportunity to ask the witne
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ConCourt rejects UTM lawyer’s application for one lawyer in cross examination

The Constitution Court  (ConCourt) sitting in Lilongwe has rejected a plea by UTM lawyer Marshall Chilenga for an improved case management during cross examination to have one senior lawyer for a particular respondent be given an opportunity to ask the witness questions. UTM lawyer Marshall Chilenga made the application on Thursday soon after the court […] The post ConCourt rejects UTM lawyer’s application for one lawyer in cross examination appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

New Malawi police IG Mwapasa is DPP cadet — Activist: ‘ Parliament should reject his appointment’

Newly appointed Malawi Police Inspector General (IG) Duncan Mwapasa has been described as a ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) operative and leading human rights activist has indicated the civil society will lobby Parliament to reject his appointment a
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New Malawi police IG Mwapasa is DPP cadet — Activist: ‘ Parliament should reject his appointment’

Newly appointed Malawi Police Inspector General (IG) Duncan Mwapasa has been described as a ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) operative and leading human rights activist has indicated the civil society will lobby Parliament to reject his appointment as the head of the Malawi Police Service (MPS). Mwapasa was appointed by President Peter Mutharika this week, […] The post New Malawi police IG Mwapasa is DPP cadet — Activist: ‘ Parliament should reject his appointment’ appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Regime thugs hurl petrol bomb at MCP’s Kunkuyu car: Malawi political terror

Suspected regime thugs have petrol bombed the behicle belonging to  Malawi Congres Party (MCP) director of campaign Moses Kunkuyu. Kunkuyu and police confirmed the incident, saying the thugs attacked his home in Nancholi, Blantyre in the wee hours of Friday
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Regime thugs hurl petrol bomb at MCP’s Kunkuyu car: Malawi political terror

Suspected regime thugs have petrol bombed the behicle belonging to  Malawi Congres Party (MCP) director of campaign Moses Kunkuyu. Kunkuyu and police confirmed the incident, saying the thugs attacked his home in Nancholi, Blantyre in the wee hours of Friday. The MCP director of campaign said the security guard at his property  raised an alrm […] The post Regime thugs hurl petrol bomb at MCP’s Kunkuyu car: Malawi political terror appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Diamonds, Tigresses clash for Rainbow Paints first round top position

Blantyre Youth Centre on Saturday is  where netball  followers are  expected to gather and cheers for their beloved teams as well as watch the much awaited fixture involving the country’s old netball rivals Kukoma Diamonds  and First Choice Tigresse
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Diamonds, Tigresses clash for Rainbow Paints first round top position

Blantyre Youth Centre on Saturday is  where netball  followers are  expected to gather and cheers for their beloved teams as well as watch the much awaited fixture involving the country’s old netball rivals Kukoma Diamonds  and First Choice Tigresses who will be tussling in a tight and do-or-die entertaining battle  for the first round top […] The post Diamonds, Tigresses clash for Rainbow Paints first round top position appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Controversy surround Mzuni FC name change

Disagreements have erupted over the change of name for Mzuzu University Football Club which according to the current executive committee the team will now be called Mzuni FC. There have been a tag of war over the name issue between Mzuzu University managemen
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Controversy surround Mzuni FC name change

Disagreements have erupted over the change of name for Mzuzu University Football Club which according to the current executive committee the team will now be called Mzuni FC. There have been a tag of war over the name issue between Mzuzu University management and the club executive committee since last year when the university announced […] The post Controversy surround Mzuni FC name change appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

How Mutharika can save Malawi and preserve his legacy

President Peter Mutharika issued a clear threat this week and made known the position of his administration on the coming airports and boarders’ protests – he is ready to unleash the full terror of the defense force against civilians who are being used a
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How Mutharika can save Malawi and preserve his legacy

President Peter Mutharika issued a clear threat this week and made known the position of his administration on the coming airports and boarders’ protests – he is ready to unleash the full terror of the defense force against civilians who are being used as pawns in the struggle for State House. I applaud the speech […] The post How Mutharika can save Malawi and preserve his legacy appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Kaphale, Gwalidi tussle in court over irregularities in Malawi electoral case

The Attorney General Kalekeni Kaphale standing in as counsel for the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) in the ongoing presidential elections case on Thursday morning tussled with UTM’s second witness Mirriam Gwalidi over claims of irregularities during
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Kaphale, Gwalidi tussle in court over irregularities in Malawi electoral case

The Attorney General Kalekeni Kaphale standing in as counsel for the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) in the ongoing presidential elections case on Thursday morning tussled with UTM’s second witness Mirriam Gwalidi over claims of irregularities during the vote counting and results tabulation at stream and polling center level. According to Gwalidi’s sworn statement, there were […] The post Kaphale, Gwalidi tussle in court over irregularities in Malawi electoral case appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Malawi in demo mood:Timber Millers hold protests at Chikangawa

Members of the Reformed Timber Millers Union (RTMU) on Thursday conducted peaceful protests in Viphya Plantation in Chikangawa, Mzimba district after failed discussions with government over timber business. Timber Millers members marched from Gwayi to Chikan
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Malawi in demo mood:Timber Millers hold protests at Chikangawa

Members of the Reformed Timber Millers Union (RTMU) on Thursday conducted peaceful protests in Viphya Plantation in Chikangawa, Mzimba district after failed discussions with government over timber business. Timber Millers members marched from Gwayi to Chikangawa Forestry Department offices, where they are saying they will hold vigils. They are asking government to allocate them some hectares […] The post Malawi in demo mood:Timber Millers hold protests at Chikangawa appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Another petrol bomb at Mtambo’’s house, this time at his Chitipa village

Barely says after surviving an apparent assassination attempt when period bombs were thrown at his house in Lilongwe, suspected regime thugs have again petrol-bombed a house for leading human rights activist Timothy Mtambo’s village in Chitipa. The spate o
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Another petrol bomb at Mtambo’’s house, this time at his Chitipa village

Barely says after surviving an apparent assassination attempt when period bombs were thrown at his house in Lilongwe, suspected regime thugs have again petrol-bombed a house for leading human rights activist Timothy Mtambo’s village in Chitipa. The spate of petrol bombs is believed to be a targeted move to stop mass demonstrations in airports and […] The post Another petrol bomb at Mtambo’’s house, this time at his Chitipa village appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

UTM lawyer applies for improved case management in cross examination

Lawyer for the first petitioner in the ongoing  presidential election case before the Constitutional Court sitting in Lilongwe has applied for an improved case management during cross examination that will see one senior lawyer for a particular respondent gi
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UTM lawyer applies for improved case management in cross examination

Lawyer for the first petitioner in the ongoing  presidential election case before the Constitutional Court sitting in Lilongwe has applied for an improved case management during cross examination that will see one senior lawyer for a particular respondent given an opportunity to ask the witness questions. UTM lawyer Marshall Chilenga made the application soon after […] The post UTM lawyer applies for improved case management in cross examination appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Job cuts at Castel Malawi: To lay off around 200 workers

Castel Malawi Limited, producers of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, which took over from Carlsberg Malawi Brewer just a few years ago and is at risk of closure due to continued decline in sales volume, turnover and heavy excise tax rate, has officiall
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Job cuts at Castel Malawi: To lay off around 200 workers

Castel Malawi Limited, producers of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, which took over from Carlsberg Malawi Brewer just a few years ago and is at risk of closure due to continued decline in sales volume, turnover and heavy excise tax rate, has officially announced that if will lay off about approximately 200 employees on Friday, August 23 […] The post Job cuts at Castel Malawi: To lay off around 200 workers appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

FINCA Malawi launches ‘Takunyadirani  campaign’ 

Foundation for International Community Assistance (Finca) Malawi  Limited has launched a new service for their customers called “Takunyadirani Campaign” which is aimed at thanking all their potential customers in the country. The ‘Takunyadi
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FINCA Malawi launches ‘Takunyadirani  campaign’ 

Foundation for International Community Assistance (Finca) Malawi  Limited has launched a new service for their customers called “Takunyadirani Campaign” which is aimed at thanking all their potential customers in the country. The ‘Takunyadirani campaign’  which is expected to run from a period of August 20- November 20 2019 was launched  on Tuesday at FINCA Malawi’s […] The post FINCA Malawi launches ‘Takunyadirani  campaign’  appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

SRFA open doors to all candidates vying for FA Malawi presidency

Contrary to some media reports which indicate that the Southern Region Football Association (SFRA) has endorsed the current Football Association of Malawi (FAM) Vice President James Mwenda for the top position, the bodys Chairperson Raphael Humba has indicate
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SRFA open doors to all candidates vying for FA Malawi presidency

Contrary to some media reports which indicate that the Southern Region Football Association (SFRA) has endorsed the current Football Association of Malawi (FAM) Vice President James Mwenda for the top position, the bodys Chairperson Raphael Humba has indicated that they are still undecided on the move. Mwenda, who is the only candidate so far to […] The post SRFA open doors to all candidates vying for FA Malawi presidency appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Malawi army warships named after Mutharika, Muluzi and ex MDF commanders

President Peter Mutharika on Wednesday presided over the commissioning of the Malawi Defence Force (MDF) warships on Lake Malawi at the Maritime Force Headquarters in Monkey Bay, Mangochi, two of which have been named after Mutharika and former president Baki
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Malawi army warships named after Mutharika, Muluzi and ex MDF commanders

President Peter Mutharika on Wednesday presided over the commissioning of the Malawi Defence Force (MDF) warships on Lake Malawi at the Maritime Force Headquarters in Monkey Bay, Mangochi, two of which have been named after Mutharika and former president Bakili Muluzi. The warships are dubbed Ship of the Malawi Republic (SMR) Mutharika and SMR Muluzi. […] The post Malawi army warships named after Mutharika, Muluzi and ex MDF commanders appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

General Nundwe says Malawi army prepared ‘to defend sovereignty’ and citizens as Constitution order

Malawi Defence Force (MDF) Commander General Vincent Nundwe has the military will highly vigilant protect the sovereignty of the Republic and its citizens according to the Constitution. The Commander  has made the comments  amid on-going electoral disputes
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General Nundwe says Malawi army prepared ‘to defend sovereignty’ and citizens as Constitution order

Malawi Defence Force (MDF) Commander General Vincent Nundwe has the military will highly vigilant protect the sovereignty of the Republic and its citizens according to the Constitution. The Commander  has made the comments  amid on-going electoral disputes with  President Peter Mutharika directive that MDF and Police should  stop  demonstrations organised by Human Rights Defenders Coalition […] The post General Nundwe says Malawi army prepared ‘to defend sovereignty’ and citizens as Constitution order appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Op-Ed: Of Cabinet Minister Ben Phiri and Blantyre street beer party

Last weekend, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development in President Peter Mutharika’s government,  Ben Malunga Phiri, became probably the first Cabinet Minister in the history of this country to throw a street beer party on a Sunday afternoon. H
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Op-Ed: Of Cabinet Minister Ben Phiri and Blantyre street beer party

Last weekend, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development in President Peter Mutharika’s government,  Ben Malunga Phiri, became probably the first Cabinet Minister in the history of this country to throw a street beer party on a Sunday afternoon. He removed his ministerial robes to fete his friends and compatriots at ‘Zibolibili’ off Victoria Avenue […] The post Op-Ed: Of Cabinet Minister Ben Phiri and Blantyre street beer party appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Exit Chilima, enters Mirriam Gwalidi in witness box for Malawi poll case

After a long and exhaustive cross examination, first petitioner and witness in the ongoing presidential elections case at the Constitutional Court UTM president Dr Saulos Chilima had a break from the witness box after his counsel Dr Chikosa Silungwe conclude
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Exit Chilima, enters Mirriam Gwalidi in witness box for Malawi poll case

After a long and exhaustive cross examination, first petitioner and witness in the ongoing presidential elections case at the Constitutional Court UTM president Dr Saulos Chilima had a break from the witness box after his counsel Dr Chikosa Silungwe concluded re-examination, paving the way for Miriam Gwalidi whose name has been the center stage in […] The post Exit Chilima, enters Mirriam Gwalidi in witness box for Malawi poll case appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Mtambo tells UK newspaper ‘Malawi mired in inequality, nepotism, poverty and injustice’

A leading human rights activist Timothy Mtambo has told UK newspaper, The Guardian that  Malawi was mired in inequality, nepotism, poverty and injustice, which is why people were ready to take part in the demonstrations. Mtambo, the chairman of  Human Right
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Mtambo tells UK newspaper ‘Malawi mired in inequality, nepotism, poverty and injustice’

A leading human rights activist Timothy Mtambo has told UK newspaper, The Guardian that  Malawi was mired in inequality, nepotism, poverty and injustice, which is why people were ready to take part in the demonstrations. Mtambo, the chairman of  Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC), and the executive director of the Centre for Human Rights and […] The post Mtambo tells UK newspaper ‘Malawi mired in inequality, nepotism, poverty and injustice’ appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

HRDC meeting with Attorney General’s officers breaks up

A planned  meeting  between Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) and Attorney General’s officers over issues surrounding the Anti-Jane Ansah demonstrations ended just a few minutes after it began. Lawyer for HRDC Khwima Mchizi said the meeting convene
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HRDC meeting with Attorney General’s officers breaks up

A planned  meeting  between Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) and Attorney General’s officers over issues surrounding the Anti-Jane Ansah demonstrations ended just a few minutes after it began. Lawyer for HRDC Khwima Mchizi said the meeting convened at Lilongwe Civic Center was important but couldn’t proceed because of Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA)  injunction aimed at stopping […] The post HRDC meeting with Attorney General’s officers breaks up appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Use of tippex, fake and duplicate tally sheets take center stage in Chilima’s re-examination

Efforts to dispute the use of tippex, fake and duplicate tally sheets by the first witness and petitioner UTM party president Saulos Chilima during re-examination by his lawyer Dr Chikosa Silungwe in the ongoing presidential elections case were marred by obje
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Use of tippex, fake and duplicate tally sheets take center stage in Chilima’s re-examination

Efforts to dispute the use of tippex, fake and duplicate tally sheets by the first witness and petitioner UTM party president Saulos Chilima during re-examination by his lawyer Dr Chikosa Silungwe in the ongoing presidential elections case were marred by objections from the respondents. The re-examination Wednesday morning in the Constitutional Court was affected by […] The post Use of tippex, fake and duplicate tally sheets take center stage in Chilima’s re-examination appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Mutharika directs police, army to stop ‘treasonous’ demos: Declares ‘war’ on HRDC, MCP and UTM over Malawi airport shutdown

President Peter Mutharika has said that he will take all necessary measures to defend and protect the country’s borders from those want to disrupt ports of entry with anti-Jane Ansah protests planned for August 26 to 30.   HRDC have said  the pro
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Mutharika directs police, army to stop ‘treasonous’ demos: Declares ‘war’ on HRDC, MCP and UTM over Malawi airport shutdown

President Peter Mutharika has said that he will take all necessary measures to defend and protect the country’s borders from those want to disrupt ports of entry with anti-Jane Ansah protests planned for August 26 to 30.   HRDC have said  the protesters will occupy the country’s airports and border posts if Ansah does not resign […] The post Mutharika directs police, army to stop ‘treasonous’ demos: Declares ‘war’ on HRDC, MCP and UTM over Malawi airport shutdown appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

HRDC says Mutharika move to use force against demo is ‘sign of impunity’

The Human Rights Defenders Coalition(HRDC) has responded to President Peter Mutharika speech directing police and Malawi Defence Force (MDF) to use necessary force to stop demonstrations, saying he is not above the law and is not the law himself. The demonstr
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HRDC says Mutharika move to use force against demo is ‘sign of impunity’

The Human Rights Defenders Coalition(HRDC) has responded to President Peter Mutharika speech directing police and Malawi Defence Force (MDF) to use necessary force to stop demonstrations, saying he is not above the law and is not the law himself. The demonstrations are aimed at closing the country’s borders and airports to force the resignation or […] The post HRDC says Mutharika move to use force against demo is ‘sign of impunity’ appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

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