Aspiring MPs Asked to Establish Constituency Office

By Emily Kalowo, MANA Mpama 2 Youth Network has asked shadow parliamentarians for Chiradzulu Central Constituency to establish an office when elected to ease communication, a development which would enhance development of the area. Chairperson for the Network, McPhalen Monjeleriwa made the remarks on Wednesday at Mombezi Court during a meeting with shadow Members of Parliament (MPs) to hear if the affairs of the youth were incorporated in their manifestos. He added that the MPs must attend Council and…

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Mass Exodus Hits Depeco , 450 Members Defect to PP

By Emily Kaliwo, MANA Over 450 Democratic People’s Congress (Depeco) members have defected and joined People’s Party (PP) in Chiradzulu East Constituency following the announcement by the party’s President Dr. Chris Daza that he would not contest in the May 21 Tripartite Election. PP running mate, Dr. Jerry Janna welcomed the defectors Wednesday at Balala community ground in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Kadewere in the district where the party conducted a rally. He said the coming in…

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DPP for Continued Development – Mchacha

By Tiwonge Mvula, MANA Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Regional Governor for the South, Charles Mchacha has assured people in the country that the party would continue with its development programmes once given a fresh mandate at the May 21 polls. Mchacha who is Deputy Minister of Homeland Security was speaking on Wednesday when he addressed a rally at Makhetha Primary School ground in Blantyre. He said that the DPP-led government was the only reputable party to be entrusted with…

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PP presidential running mate pledges good markets for pigeon peas

By Chrissie Mainjeni, Mec Stringer  Peoples Party (PP) presidential running mate, Dr. Jerry Jana, says it is sad that farmers realize very little from their hard work in the growing of pigeon peas and he has pledging to provide good and stable markets for this crop once PP is ushered into power. Speaking on Saturday during a political rally in the area of Traditional Authority Kadewere, in Chiradzulu East Constituency, Dr. Jana observed that poor farmers continue to be poorer because…

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Rumphi Chief Endorses Mutharika, DPP

By Carren Mumba Senior Group Village Head Kawazamawe of Rumphi District has asked people to support and vote for President Peter Mutharika and the rulling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) during the May 21 Tripartite Elections as government, under the party’s leadership, has implemented remarkable development initiatives in the district. Kawazamawe made the call in an interview Sunday on the sidelines of a political rally which was addressed by DPP’s treasure general, Jappie Mhango at Bolero Primary School in Rumphi….

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Oxfam drums up support for women aspirants

By Andrew Mukhuwa, MEC Stringer Oxfam has appealed to general public to consider voting for women aspirants in order to have many of them in dicision making positions to change in the way development agendas are prioritized. Oxfam Country Director John Makina made the appeal in Nsanje at Dinde Primary School where the organization, under the ‘50-50 Elect Her Campaign’, was mobilizing support for Nsanje South West constituency aspirant, Helen Buluma’s candidacy. He said in order for the 50-50…

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Karonga South MP aspirant eyes to revitalize Chilumba Jetty and Airstrip to revamp Northern Corridor business route

By Duncan Mlanjira Independent Member of Parliament for Karonga South constituency, Sangwani Nyirenda is pledging to revitalize Chilumba Jetty and Airstrip, the two transport services which are supposed to complement each other as the integral part of the Northern Corridor business route. Nyirenda said she specifically decided to join politics last year because she saw that despite Karonga South (Chilumba) having a lot of resources they do not translate to improved livelihood of the community due to poor leadership…

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UTM Members Defect to DPP

By Crespo Mafupah-MEC Stringer Mighty Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Vice president  for the North  and Treasure General,  Goodall Gondwe and Jappie Mhango respectively  on Saturday stormed Rumphi West Constituency with a political rally.  Speaking to the masses that gathered at Bolelo Primary School, Gondwe asked the people to vote wisely by saying people from Rumphi west should not recur the mistake of voting for an opposition member of parliament. “The future of Rumphi is in your hands, you people of…

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Chimulirenji Pledges Loyalty to Mutharika

By Mary Makhiringa, MANA Presidential running mate for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), Everton Chimulirenji Saturday reiterated his commitment to supporting Professor Peter Mutharika in his development endeavor for this country. Chimulirenji made the commitment in Balaka Khwisa Catholic Primary School when he graced the DPP operation landslide interface meeting for the youth. He said as President Mutharika’s running mate his role was to work hand in hand with the President in delivering development to the country rather than…

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UDF Runningmate Mwenifumbo Endorses Chihana

By Taonga Nyirenda United Democratic Front (UDF) Presidential running mate, Frank Tumpale Mwenifumbo has endorsed the incumbent Rumphi Central Constituency Alliance for Democracy (AFORD) Parliamentarian Enock Chihana ahead of the May 21 tripartite polls. Mwenifumbo told the people of Rumphi Central Constituency to vote for Enock Chihana for the parliamentary seat in the May 21 polls during a political rally he addressed at Rumphi Boma Wednesday. Mwenifumbo said despite being the UDF presidential running mate, he is still an…

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