PP, MCP Agreed to Authorize Water Supply , Sanitation Project Loan Bill

Malawi Congress Party (MCP) and Peoples Party (PP) have authorized the OPEC Fund for International Development Nkhatabay town water supply and sanitation project loan bill. The bill was read by Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, Goodall Gondwe on Tuesday during the parliamentary proceedings in Lilongwe. The bill seeks to authorize the Ministry on behalf of the government to borrow US$12, 000, 000) from OPEC fund for International Development (OFID) to contribute towards the financing of the project….

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Things Fall Apart: MCP Primaries Postponed Again !!

Once Mighty Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has for the second time called off primaries elections scheduled to take place on Saturday at Nkombozi School ground citing logistic challenges and that the party will announce new date for the polls after officials from both the region and district make recommendations. Presiding officers for the polls which are Members of Parliament for Mchinji South West Honorable Deus Gumba Banda and Honorable Makuwa Mwale for Nkhotakota South East constituencies respectively said people…

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It’s over for Mia

By Mike J. Kangwele The prospect of Malawi Congress Party (MCP) ‘financier’, Sidik Mia, of becoming Malawi Vice President in 2019 are as good as over. Published reports indicate that MCP President Lazarus Chakwera has been having secret talks with Saulos Chilima’s UTM and Peoples Party (PP) of former Malawi President Joyce Banda. These talks, confirmed by MCP’s publicity secretary, Maurice Munthali, aim at forging a formidable electoral alliance that could dislodge President Peter Mutharika and the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in 2019 Tripartite Elections….

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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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UTM,MCP Modern Thomas Didymus

It is no longer a secret that Mighty Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will win with a landslide victory in the forth coming 2019 Tripartite Elections, take it or leave it but mark my words. For starters, in a space of three years (2016-2019) research and survey specialists have predicted victories for Mighty DPP and law professor President Mutharika but still we have some few Thomas Didymus. The trending survey which has confused and surprised Mighty DPP’s opponents by the…

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APM WINS 2019 ELECTIONS – IPOR REPORT REVEALS!

By: Harold Macbrey A political survey report reveals that the DPP will win the 2019 elections. “In terms of voting intentions, in the presidential, parliamentary and local government races, the ruling DPP was ahead in the national vote, followed very closely by the MCP”, the report concludes. IPOR (Institute of Public Opinion & Research) finalised this research by August this year. The research report is titled “POLITICAL ENVIRONMENT TOWARDS THE 2019 TRIPARTITE ELECTIONS IN MALAWI”. In the report, IPOR…

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Chilima’s UTM Posed For ‘Landslide’ Loss

A recent survey by the Institute of Public Opinion & Research (IPOR) reveals that Vice President Dr Saulos Chilima’s United Transformation Movement (UTM) will lose with a landslide in the forth coming 2019 Tripartite Elections. The survey also indicated that  governing Mighty  Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) with President Peter Mutharika will narrowly win Malawi’s 2019 elections against the main opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP). The research report  which is titled “Political Environment Towards The 2019 Tripartite Elections In Malawi”,…

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Mia’s Handouts Rapes 50:50 Campaign

Over the years stakeholders have been advocating for 50:50 campaign aimed at wooing people to ensure equal representation of men and women in elected political leadership positions. But the campaign is still facing opposition from some quarters including party leaders who are expected to champion intra-party democracy. Currently, in Dedza District, women occupy 12.5 percent of political leadership positions against 87.5 percent for men. As the race for parliamentary and ward councillor seats in the forthcoming May, 2019 elections…

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MCP to Turn Chitipa Into Tobacco District

The main opposition, Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has promised farmers in Chitipa district to establish tobacco market in the district once ushered into power come 2019 tripartite election. Second Vice President for the party, Harry Mkandawire was answering to the plea from people in the district through the party’s First Vice Secretary General, Catherine Gotani Hara to consider bringing affordable markets of farm produce including tobacco market once the party is put into power next year. In her speech…

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