Chilima Angers Neno Residents

People who gathered at Neno community stadium and Ligowe trading center waiting to hear from UTM Party rally  on Friday waited in vain after Party’s President  Saulos Chilima failed to show up at the sites. According to the party’s program on Friday, Chilima was supposed to conduct a whistle-stop at Kachere,Ligowe, Zalewa and and a slight rally at Neno boma before conducting main rally at Mwanza Community ground. Some of the people who were waiting to hear from Chilima…

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UTM to Abolish School Feeding Programme- Kaliati

The United Transformation Movement (UTM) says will abolish school feeding programme if ushered into power next year, saying the programme is not benefiting education in the country. UTM Secretary General Patricia Kaliati says they will instead make sure that food is available in the country so that learners are fed in their homes. She said this during a political rally at Kasiya in Lilongwe on Sunday. “We will look at how much food a learner needs in three months….

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Muslims Condemn UTM’s Secretary General Kaliati

The Muslim Supreme Council of Malawi has condemned former first lady Callista Mutharika and United Transformation Movement (UTM) secretary general Patricia Kaliati for allegedly dragging First Lady Gertrude Mutharika into “cheap politics”. The council’s leadership told the media in Blantyre on Saturday that what Callista and Kaliati purportedly said during a UTM rally at Njamba Freedom Park in Blantyre on July 29 was tantamount to “deliberate provocation” of the First Lady. The Muslim body leaders—chairperson Yasin Katungwe and secretary…

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Road to 2019: Women Still Feel Sidelined In Politics

On May 21, 2019, Malawi goes to its  second tripartite elections and the sixth elections in multiparty dispensation. However one of the biggest challenges that the country has suffered in the 25 years of democracy is low participation of women in elected political positions. What do next year’s elections mean to the 50-50 agenda of women participation in politics? “When we were fighting for multiparty politics, we were also looking for a country that would have inclusive politics where…

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Kaliati is Political Heavyweight, Says Jessie Kabwila

Chairperson for the Women Parliamentary Caucus, Jessie Kabwila has saluted former cabinet minister Kaliati ‘Akweni’ Kaliati calling her a political heavyweight and commended fellow women parliamentarians for initiating various development projects aimed at improving the living standards of their communities. Kabwila, who is Malawi’s main opposition party Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Member of Parliament said this on Wednesday after members of Parliament Women Caucus visited Kaliati’s Mulanje West Constituency as part of promoting women to win elections. “I would…

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Kaliati Warns Against Killings of People with Albinism

Malawi’s Minister of Information Mrs. Patricia Kaliati has warned that government is going to severery punish anyone who is going to be associated with the killings or abductions of people with albinism. She was speaking during a graduation ceremony of form four students of Hope Christian Boarding school at Konzere in the Southern district of Chikwawa. Kaliati said government will not take lightly any acts of violence perpetrated on albinos as they had rights as any Malawian. “Even when…

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Kaliati reiterates APM’s commitment to respect separation of party and govt functions

Government, through the Ministry of Information, Communication and Civic Education, has said President Arthur Peter Mutharika led administration is committed to respecting saperation of party and government functions as enshrined in the Constitution.  The responsible Minister, Patricia Kaliati, who is also government spokesperson, reiterated that it is the policy of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) led administration to clearly separate government and party functions. Kaliati said this in response to a Malawi News article alleging that the ruling party…

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Kaliati Tours MACRA, Warn Service Providers

Malawi’s Minister of Information and Civic Education, Patricia Kaliati on Tuesday April 19, 2016 paid a visit to the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA in the commercial city as part of her familiarization tour since her new appointment lately. Among other things during the tour, the minister toured the Consolidated ICT Regulatory Management System (CIRMS) machine which she said that once it comes into fully operational, customers will enjoy the benefits of what they are paying for. “This machine…

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Govt Calls for Concerted Efforts on Street Beggars

Principle Secretary in the Gender Ministry Dr Mary Shaba has said that there is a need for concerted efforts in an effort to remove beggars in the streets of the country as government is doing everything possible to protect their rights as well as help them in various ways to have a bright future. Speaking to the local media lately, Dr Shaba said that street beggars are found in all the countries and Malawi is not spared either hence…

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Kaliati Challenges NGO’s to be Proactive

The Government of the Republic of Malawi has called upon Non Governmental organizations (NGO’s) to be proactive when conducting their activities so that they should help to foster development for the benefit of the people in the country especially the poor masses in the rural areas. This was said by Malawi’s Gender Minister Patricia Kaliati when she officially opened a meeting by over 20 non governmental organizations aimed at discussing a number of issues regarding their various programmes. Kaliati…

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