AFORD Advocates for Total Decentralization of Power to Councils

Alliance for Democracy (AFORD) President, Frank Tumpale Mwenefumbo has called on government to fully decentralize power to councils as a lasting solution to mismanagement of public funds. Mwenefumbo told journalists Saturday at Mikoma Lodge that the delay by government to fully decentralize its powers to local authorities is one of the factors fueling mismanagement of development funds as councilors are partially involved in running the affairs of the councils. He said as AFORD Party President, he will continue to…

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Opposition Hails President Mutharika

Alliance for Democracy (AFORD) President, Frank Tumpale Mwenefumbo has commended President Arthur Peter Mutharika for recognizing some of the country’s freedom fighters from the North. Mwenefumbo, who is also Member of Parliament for Karonga Central, made the remarks Saturday at his Mikoma Motel in Karonga during a media press conference. During his 54th Anniversary Independence speech at Mzuzu Stadium on Friday, President Mutharika paid tribute to former political leaders such as Chakufwa Thom Chihana, Orton Ching’oli Chirwa, Lutengano Mwahimba…

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AFORD Frank Mwenefumbo a ‘Lesser Devil’

Alliance for Democracy (AFORD) diehard Dan Msowoya says one of the reasons why he prefers Frank Mwenefumbo to Enock Chihana is because he sees Mwenefumbo as “a lesser devil” as compared to the latter. Msowoya was responding to a question by one of the reporters during a press briefing which was held Thursday by AFORD northern region chapter at Chenda Hotel in Mzuzu. The reporter wanted to know why Msowoya and other party members entrusted Mwenefumbo with the party’s…

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Court Stops Chihana From Acting As AFORD President

The  Lilongwe High Court has granted a restraining order stopping Enock Chihana from acting as Alliance For Democracy(AFORD) president and nullifies all decisions he has made on that capacity since the expiry of his mandate on 8th September. The court has further ordered the holding of the party convention before end of this month in line with AFORD constitution. The ruling follows an application filed by Dan Msowoya, Christopher Ritchie, Owen Mumba Earnest Kanyanya. More details soon….

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