APM For Decentralized Malawi
APM pauses with leaders of the Malawi Local Government Association (MALGA) at Kamuzu Palace on Tuesday

President Mutharika on Tuesday morning granted an audience to leaders of the Malawi Local Government Association (MALGA) at the Kamuzu Palace to map the way forward for the continued decentralization and democratization of the Malawi society. Speaking in his statement, President Mutharika said local governments are increasingly becoming the pinnacle of development citing that in the current financial year, government allocated MK5 billion of the Development Budget to Local Authorities. He said this is enabling councils to make their…

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President Mutharika and the Failed Allegory
APM greeting crowds upon arrival at Nyambadwe

President Mutharika’s development rallies have sparked some fire again. Same way the silence did. Some are worried the president is off the trail. An allusion is being made to former president Dr. Joyce Banda. Now, they say it had all been well with Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika until recently. It’s all gone wrong. The president can’t be moving around during weekends addressing Malawians. It is the basis that unmasks the raging fire in us. This fire is born out…

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