Lucius Banda Commits Political Suicide

Member of Parliament  for Balaka North constituency, Lucius Banda  has  committed ‘political suicide’ after  declaring  interest to contest under United Transformation Movement (UTM) ticket in the forth coming  2019 parliamentary elections. Speaking in an interview Banda who became parliamentarian for Balaka North under the United Democratic Front (UDF) ticket in 2014 said he is set for the 2019 elections but now under UTM  where he argued UDF has lost the support it had from his followers. “At first my…

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Lack of Entertainment Centres Irks Lucius Banda

One of the legendary musicians in the country who is also a Member of Parliament for Balaka North Constituency, Lucius Banda has bemoaned lack of adequate entertainment centres in the country. The seasoned musician told the Malawi News Agency (Mana) Monday in Lilongwe that there is a need to construct more entertainment recreation centres. Banda explained that there are few stadiums and other entertainment recreation centres in the country which is not health to the youth development. “Human beings…

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Hungry for Power; Lucius Banda to Challenge Atupele at UDF Convention

United Democratic Front (UDF) Member of Parliament for Balaka North, Lucius Banda says he will challenge the party’s president Atupele Muluzi during the party’s forthcoming convention alleging that at the moment, the party lacks a leader who is committed to the party’s agenda. Banda said this in an interview with Malawi News agency (Mana) on Wednesday in Dowa soon after meeting the district’s party committee where he appealed and encouraged the leaders to unite in rebuilding the party. Banda,…

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MP Lucius Banda Hails Govt for All Weather Road in Balaka

Member of Parliament for Balaka North, Lucious Banda on Friday commended government for considering to build the Balaka – Khwisa – Bilira road which is currently under construction. Banda said people used to face challenges to travel on the road especially during the rainy season whereby mad was a big challenge. The legislator made the commendation at Makuta Primary School when Vice President Dr. Saulos Chilima donated relief items to 698 households who were affected by stormy wind on…

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UDF Says It’s MPS Safe from Controversial Section 65

Opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) Secretary General Mr Kandi Padambo has quashed growing fears that the party legislators who relocated to the government side except for one Balaka North Parliamentarian Lucius Banda might be deemed to have crossed the floor and that there was danger that they may be hit by the controversial section 65. The section forbids members of the house to move from one party to another which is also represented in the Malawi National Assembly. It…

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