Uladi Brands UTM ‘Briefcase’ Party

Newly elected Central Region Vice President for the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), Uladi Mussa says the party is not jittery with United Transformation Movement (UTM), saying the movement is a novice in politics and not mature enough to pull a surprise in 2019 tripartite polls. Mussa says DPP will win the polls resoundingly, followed by Malawi Congress Party (MCP) and People’s Party (PP) on second and third positions respectively. He said UTM will be a distant fourth. Mussa…

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No Party Colours at Umhlangano , No Need to Invite Chilima

The Organizing Committee for 2018 Umhlangano wa Maseko Ngoni celebrations slated for September 1, 2018 says the grouping will not entertain anyone putting on party colours to be part of the celebrations. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) Sunday in Ntcheu, Chairperson of the Committee, Senior Chief Makwangwala said despite the fact that the event would have political party leaders in attendance, the committee would like to have a happy and colorful. “We have of course, invited…

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Stop Your Nonsense, Mutharika Warns Chilima

Malawi President Peter Mutharika Saturday warned Vice-President Saulos Chilima and other leaders of the United Transformation Movement (UTM) against despising him during their political rallies. Mutharika gave the warning in his speech to thousands of people that gathered at Katoto Roundabout in Mzuzu to welcome him on arrival in the city to fulfill a number of engagements. President Mutharika  said UTM leaders should stop the vice or else he would use section 4 of the Protected Names Act to…

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Northerners Shun UTM, Chilima Calls for Peace

People of the northern region have been advised to remain united and focused towards the forthcoming 2019 Tripartite Elections. Vice President who is also the leader of the newly formed, United Transformation Movement (UTM), Dr. Saulos Chilima gave the advised Saturday at Mzuzu Upper Stadium grounds when he launched his Movement in the region. He pointed out that the road to 2019 elections would not be easy and that Malawians need to be remain peaceful by avoiding acts of…

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Chilima in Trouble

United Transformation Movement leader Dr. Saulos Chilima, has been given seven days by Malawi Police to explain the claims he made that Mighty Democratic Progressive Party administration plans to rig the 2019 tripartite elections Chilima made the sensational claim two weeks ago when he launched the United Transformation Movement (UTM) at Masintha ground in Lilongwe. He told Malawians that he had information that government has a machine to spy on people and rig the election. “In your speech, you…

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Pressure Mounts For Malawi Vice President Chilima to Resign

Vice President Dr Saulos Chilima has been asked to honour his oath of office by doing the right thing and resign from his position in order to pursue his dream without compromising the honour and dignity of that office. The call was made in Lilongwe on Friday when Democratic Progressive party (DPP) senior officials addressed a press briefing to clarify on issues raised by the country’s Vice President last Saturday. On 21st July, 2018 the Vice President addressed a…

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Convention Fever: Am Not Contesting For Any Position-Chilima

Malawi Vice President Dr Saulos Chilima says he will not contest as Mighty Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate in the forth coming convention. Dr Chilima was speaking during a Press Briefing on Wednesday in the Capital City Lilongwe saying will not attend the convention and Challenge President Professor Peter Mutharika. He also saluted President Mutharika for picking him as presidential running mate during the 2014 Tripartite Elections. “I will not challenge President Professor Peter Mutharika,” said Dr Chilima…

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Help Fight Corruption, Veep Chilima Tells Church

Vice President Dr. Saulos Chilima on Saturday has urged catholic faithful to take ownership of the church by fully supporting its development activities. The VP, who was guest of honour during the celebration of Our Lady of Fatima,who is Patron Saint for Mpherere parish in Ntchisi district, said most people of good will who used to assist in the church’s development activities have since stopped. Chilima then pledged 100 bags of cement to support construction of a multipurpose hall…

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Strike Balance Between Bank Services, Charges – Chilima

Vice President Dr Saulos Chilima has urged commercial banks in the country to strike a balance between provision of better banking services and bank service charges. He was speaking when he officially launched the NBS Private Banking at the Presidential Villas in Lilongwe on Wednesday, which will be a service point for high net-worth customers for the bank. “While it is appreciated that the cost of providing banking facilities and infrastructure in a populated country such as ours can…

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Veep Chilima Proposes Public Buildings Examination to Avert Fire

Vice President, Dr. Saulos Chilima has called for examination of all public buildings that accommodates people in large numbers to ensure that their electrical systems do not expose the infrastructure to fire accidents. He said this on Thursday in Mangochi, where he visited and donated assorted items to   Mangochi District Hospital which was gutted by fire on April 15, 2018. The Vice President stressed on the need for all public buildings to have all the necessary equipments like fire…

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