Mighty DPP Veep South Nankhumwa Walks the Talk

The governing  Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Vice President for the South, Kondwani Nankhumwa, on Sunday inaugurated construction work of Mijiga-Zambia Road in Ndirande Township, Blantyre. Construction of the road was one of the pledges Nankhumwa undertook during the rally, which was held at Nyambadwe Primary School ground in Ndirande Malabada constituency a fortnight ago. Launching the project, Nankhumwa, who is also Local Government and Rural Development Minister said the 2.1kilometer road would be constructed by the multinational Mota Engil…

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Mutharika Assures of More Development

 President Peter Mutharika has re-assured Malawians that he will not be discouraged by negative talks by opposition parties rather he will continue to champion development projects that will improve livelihoods for Malawians. He made the re-assurance Sunday during a stop-over at Chintheche Trading Center in Nkhata Bay District on his way to Lilongwe from Mzuzu where he was attending to some official engagements since Thursday. Mutharika who said that he puts to heart issues which affect Malawians disclosed that…

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Japan Calls For Peaceful Tripartite Elections

Japanese Ambassador to Malawi, Kae Yanagisawa has called on Malawians to ensure that the forthcoming tripartite elections to be held on May 21, 2019 are free and fair without violent scenes. The Ambassador made the appeal on Thursday during the commemoration of 85th Birthday of His Majesty Emperor Akihito of Japan at the Ambassador’s official residence in Lilongwe. In her speech, Kae Yanagisawa asked all election stakeholders including political parties, media, electoral commission and voters to work together for…

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Mutharika Warns UTM

President Arthur Peter Mutharika has expressed concern over the tendency by the leadership and followers of United Transformation Movement (UTM) for insulting his government during their political functions. He was speaking Thursday in Mzuzu to hundreds of people who gathered at Katoto Round About to welcome him to the Northern Region where he is expected to preside over the 12th University of Livingstonia Graduation Ceremony on Saturday where 399 graduates will be accorded with bachelors and masters degrees. He…

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Wa Jeffrey Wins Primaries Unopposed

Mighty Democratic Progressive Party parliamentarian for Nkhotakota South constituency who is also Secretary General for the party, Griselda Jeffrey, has called on all party followers to exercise Peace during party primaries being conducted in various districts of the country. The call comes following her victory on the party parliamentary primaries held at Nkhotakota LEA School on Saturday. Speaking in an interview after the caucus, Jeffrey said she is grateful to the people in her constituency for giving her a…

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Mutharika Outlines Development Projects for Kasungu

President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika on Thursday brought exciting news to people of Kasungu when he announced a new hospital project to be done in the district. The President who stopped over at Kasungu town on his way to Mzuzu also touched on security by promising a new police station for the district. Speaking to multitudes that gathered to welcome him, Mutharika outlined major developments that his government has done and also promised to continue delivering more. The President…

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Tripartite Fever Grips Opposition Parties, MCP Concede 2019 Electoral Defeat

The Main Opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has conceded defeat months before the much awaited 2019 Tripartite Elections, saying the MCP cannot beat mighty Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in an election. MCP’s Publicity Secretary, Reverend Maurice Munthali recently told The Nation Newspaper that discussing with Vice President Dr Saulos Chilima’s UTM Party and Former Vice President Dr Joyce Banda’s Peoples Party to form an electoral alliance. “Discussions have been taking place where our president has met leaders of…

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Mangochi Religious Leaders, Chiefs Embrace 50:50 Campaign

Religious leaders and chiefs in Mangochi have pledged to support the 50:50 campaign ahead of May 2019 tripartite elections saying neither religious teachings nor cultural beliefs stop women from rising to high positions in politics. The leaders made the commitment on Friday and Saturday during panel discussions organized by the 50:50 Campaign Management Agency to discuss whether religion or culture affect women participation in politics. Chairperson for Muslim Association of Malawi (MAM) for the district, Sheikh Fahd Kamsuli, said…

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Mutharika Warns Ministers: ‘Subscribe to Policies Of Govt’

President Prof Arthur Peter Mutharika has called upon members of his Cabinet to subscribe to the policies of the ruling government and be part of its policy agenda or face the consequences by being dropped from his cabinet. The remarks come amidst outcry by some quarters of the society which say the current cabinet is unconstitutional since it doesn’t include the country’s vice president as a member. Mutharika made the remarks at the Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe on Friday…

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Kinnah Phiri Dumps UTM

Former Flames Head Coach and player Kinnah Phiri has dumped Vice President Dr Saulos Chilima’s United Transformation Movement (UTM), three months after joining the movement. Confirming the development in an interview with a local Media on Thursday, Phiri said will support the ruling Mighty Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). Maravi Express has also learnt that some top UTM’s members will dump the movement soon to join Mighty DPP following a recent survey by Institute of Public Opinion and Research which…

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