Blue League Congratulates APM On AfDB Youth Program Championship
Dr Adesina shakes hands with President Mutharika during their meeting at Sanjika Palace on 5 April 2016

A youth wing of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), the Blue League, has congratulated President Arthur Peter Mutharika, who is also the patron of the group, upon being crowned African Development Bank (AfDB) Youth Program Champion by the Bank’s President Dr Akinwumi Adesina when he visited the country last Tuesday, 5th April 2016. Below is the statement released by the Blue League on their official Facebook page: CONGRATULATIONS The Blue League, a youth-wing of the governing and mighty…

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PRESIDENT MUTHARIKA MAKES CHANGES TO CABINET

His Excellency the State President, Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by Section 94 (1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Malawi, has made some changes to the Cabinet with effect from today, 7th April, 2016. State President, Minister of Defence and Commander-In-Chief of the Malawi Defence Force and the Malawi Police Service:           His Excellency Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika Vice President and Minister Responsible for Disaster and Relief…

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President Mutharika Hails AfDB for Support to Malawi

President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika on Tuesday hailed the African Development Bank (AfDB) for its unwavering support towards the country’s socio-ecinomic development. AFDB has been supporting Malawi in the areas of energy, agriculture, water and sanitation, science and technology and youth development. President Mutharika made the remarks at Sanjika Palace in Blantyre during a courtesy meeting with the African Development Bank President, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina. “The African Development Bank remains one of the most important development partners for Malawi….

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Oops! We Misled You: NyasaTimes Goofs on President’s Page

One of Malawi’s leading online news websites, NyasaTimes, has found itself entangled in contradictions and misinformation, following its carrying of a story that allegedly quoted Malawi’s State President Arthur Peter Mutharika. On Tuesday, January 26, 2016, NyasaTimes alleged that President Mutharika commented on his widely circulated fall. It has now been revealed that the page that NyasaTimes editors quoted is a bogus one and not President Mutharika’s official Facebook page. NyasaTimes publication has since stated in another article on…

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Ward Councilors, Voters Trade Barbs over Motor Cycle Loans

Ward Councilors in the country have threaded that they will conduct a vigil at Capitol Hill in Malawi’s Capital City, Lilongwe as one way to force government to meet its pledge of giving them loans to buy motor cycles Maravi Express has learnt. Reports indicate that government, through the local government ministry pledged to give the loans to the councilors soon after the tripartite elections to ease their transport problems when conducting development activities but they have time and…

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MALAWI REALING UNDER THE EFFECTS OF CASHGATE-APM

  President Peter Mutharika says cashgate, the wanton looting of treasury by greedy politicians, public officers and business people in the country hit the country so hard that it will take so many years for Malawi to recover from the disaster. Speaking to thousands of supporters at arally he conducted at Mangochi Old Airport ground on Saturday Mutharika attributed the absence of donors in supporting the budget, to the looting. He said it is time Malawians forge ahead in…

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APM VISITS BWB, ASSURES OF IMPROVED WATER SUPPLY

President Peter Mutharika on Tuesday toured Blantyre Water Board (BWB) premises in the city of Blantyre where he gave assurances of improved water supply services to people in the country. President Mutharika said he is aware and greatly concerned with intermittent water supply that people in the city and many parts of the country continue to face largely due to frequent breakdown of ageing water pumping machines and an increasing demand as a result of growing population. “We will…

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Peter Appoints MHRC Commissioners

State President of the Republic of Malawi Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has appointed new Commissioners for the Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC). These include Patrick Semphere, Bertha Sefu, Steven Nkoka, Justin Dzonzi, Dalitso Kubalasa, Benedicto Kondowe and Baldwin Chiyamwaka. A statement from MHRC says that the new commissioners will serve the institution for the next three years. “The Commission commends government for the timely appointment of the 6th Cohort of Commissioners for the Malawi Human Rights Commission,” says the…

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Malawi President Mutharika announces a cabinet reshuffle

Malawian President Peter Mutharika announced a reshuffle of his cabinet on Monday, 17th August 2015. “His Excellency the State President, Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by Section 94 (1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Malawi, has made some changes to the Cabinet with effect from today, 17th August, 2015,” Chief Government Secretary Mr George Mkondiwa said in a statement announcing the new cabinet list. Mr Jappie Mhango takes over as Minister…

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President Says Malawi Going Towards the Right Direction

State President of the Republic of Malawi professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has reiterated that his Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) government is going to work extremely hard to ensure that the country is fully developed. The State President was speaking during a public development rally which was held lately at Nyambadwe School ground in the Commercial City of Blantyre. Mutharika fired at his critics who claim that the DPP government has done literally nothing to uplift the country. “They have…

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