Pictorial Focus: DPP Cadets Clean Bingu’s Mpumulo Wa Bata

The Mighty Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) youth cadets on Monday, 24th of December organized a cleaning exercise at late President Bingu Wa Mutharika’s mausoleum also known as ‘Mpumulo Wa Bata’ at Ndata Farm in Thyolo. Mpumulo Wa Bata (Peaceful Rest in English) is a historical place where the late President Bingu together with the former first lady Madame late Ethel Mutharika were laid to rest. Cadets were seen with brooms, pangas, slashers and mops which they were using to…

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UTM Angers Civil Society Organisations

The  National Elections Systems Trust (NEST) and Centre for Women in Conflict and Development (CECOWDA)  has accused Vice President Dr Saulos Chilima’s United Transformation Movement for verbally attacking country’s first lady Professor Gertrude Mutharika. In a rally  held at Njamba Freedom Park in the commercial city of Blantyre last week United Transformation Movement  top officials including Patricia Kaliati and former first lady Calista Mutharika took turns attacking Gertrude Mutharika for reasons better known by them, and them alone. Reacting…

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India Holds Bingu Wa Mutharika Day

Malawi High Commissioner to India, George Mkondiwa said the tenets of late Malawi President Prof. Bingu wa Mutharika stood for as regards youth empowerment and development of Africa is concerned. He made the marks Sunday in New DelhiIndia whenAssociation of African Students in India held the Bingu Graduation Day in remembrance of its first patron, late Bingu wa Mutharika at Umbrao Hotel. “As representatives of the African Continent, you need to work hard and show the true African spirit…

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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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Chitipa Forever Indebted to Bingu

As a bachelor, Patrick Sikwese, used to have pangs of jealousy whenever his best friend visited his parents in Nkhotakota and would return with stories of romance from the village. Sikwese, who was then aged 20, would just listen without sharing his own romantic relationships from his village as he seldom travelled to his home district of Chitipa to see his relations. “I rarely went home and so had nothing to tell my friend. It was as if I…

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MAWU to Honour Late President Bingu

Malawi Writers Union (MAWU) President Mr Tsambalikagwa Mvona has said that plans are currently at an advanced stage to honor former State President of the Republic of Malawi late Professor Bungu wa Mutharika and others who ensued that creative writing is promoted and that writers are reckognised. Mvona told Maravi Express in an inerview that without the encouragement from the late President, late Legson Kaira and others creative writing was on the verge of collapse in the country. However,…

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