Minister Calls for End to Chieftaincy Wrangles

Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Kondwani Nankhumwa, has expressed displeasure with chieftaincy disputes which have rocked some chieftainships in Mchinji District. The minister has called on all concerned royal family members to follow due customary procedures to resolve their issues. Nankhumwa was speaking Sunday at Kamwendo in the district during the elevation ceremony for Traditional Authority (TA) Mlonyeni to Senior Chief and Group Village Head (GVH) Chimwala to Sub Traditional Authority (STA). “There are still some areas…

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DPP Promises Additional Community Stadiums

Mighty Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) administration said it will construct additional community stadiums in various districts, in a quest to promote sports industry in the country. Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Kondwani Nankhumwa made the remark on Thursday in Parliament saying that the project of constructing community stadiums in the district is underway. “As the government we are embarking on a project to construct community stadiums in all districts, since we want to inspire the promotion of…

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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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Nankhumwa describes late Senior Chief Che Somba as peacemaker

By: Duncan Mlanjira Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Kondwani Nankhumwa described Senior Chief Che Somba, who died on Tuesday and was buried on Friday as a peacemaker, who was tasked on many occasions to arbitrate disputes that arose in several chieftains across the country. The funeral service of the Senior Chief in Somba Village in Blantyre was a befitting ceremony worthy of a revered traditional leader and it was graced by very high profile officials including Minister of…

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DPP Veep Nankhumwa Invade Ndix ‘Ghetto”

Mighty Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Vice President for the Southern Region, Kondwani Nankhumwa will today Sunday, 04 November hold a political rally at Nyambadwe Primary School Ground in Ndirande Township, Blantyre. Nankhumwa who is also Minister responsible for Local Government and Rural Development will address thousands of Mighty DPP supporters together with Party’s  Region’s Governor for the south Charles Mchacha. This will be the third rally in Blantyre alone within the space of two months after Bangwe and Mpemba,…

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DPP Committed to Improving Road Network

Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Kondwani Nankhumwa has assured the country’s citizens that government will continue building roads in cities across the country. He made the remarks when he toured some development projects and officially opened Namalaka Bridge at Sadzi in Zomba City. The minister asked the locals to take care of the development projects being implemented in the city and put them in good use to ensure they are used for a long time. “It has…

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Culture Crucial in Tourism Development- Nankhumwa

Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Kondwani Nankhumwa said on Saturday culture plays an important role in the promotion of tourism, thereby contributing towards the country’s economic development. Nankhumwa was speaking during the Gonapamuhanya Tumbuka Cultural Festival at Bolero in Rumphi District where he represented the President Prof. Peter Mutharika. He said Malawians of different tribes need to propagate and highlight cultural values, especially those that are unique to the country. Nankhumwa said some countries have managed to…

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DPP Pledges to Uphold Press Freedom

Southern Region Vice President for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), Kondwani Nankhumwa has assured journalists in the country that government would continue to promote media freedom in a bid to exercise freedom of speech and expression in their professional pursuit. Nankhumwa, who is also Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, gave the assurance on Tuesday during a political rally held at Mpemba Trading Centre in Blantyre. He said government remains committed to the safety of journalists and no…

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Operation Landslide: Nankhumwa Takes Registration Message to Phalombe

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Vice President for the Southern Region, Kondwani Nankhumwa has appealed to people in Phalombe to register in the voters roll to be able to vote in the 2019 Tripartite Elections. Nankhumwa who is also Minister of Local Government and Rural Development was speaking on Monday during a whistle stop tour to five constituencies of the district. Speaking during a stopover in Phalombe East Constituency, Nankhumwa told the gathering to ensure that they register as a…

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Mutharika Leaves for China, Hands Over Power to Nankhumwa

Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Kondwani Nankhumwa continues to consolidate his place in politics as President Peter Mutharika has entrusted him with the responsibility of managing the affairs of the state in his absence. President Mutharika officially handed over power to Nankhumwa at Kamuzu International Airport on Monday afternoon as he departed for China. Nankhumwa, 40, is Mulanje Central Member of Parliament. He is also Democratic Progressive  Party (DPP) Southern Region Vice President and Leader of the…

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