DPP Still Mighty

The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) says it is not shaken or afraid of any political party, including the break-away United Transformation Movement (UTM). DPP Secretary General, Griezeldar Jeffrey said the party is heading for the right direction and in control of affairs to win the 2019 Tripartite Elections. Jeffrey was speaking on Monday when the party officially welcomed Member of Parliament for Zomba Central, Patricia Kainga Nangozo and Mayor for Zomba City, Christopher Jana into the party from…

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NGO Grooming Women to Run For Positions in 2019 Polls

A local non-governmental organisation, Gender Governance Justice and Development Centre (GGJDC) says women aspiring for political positions need empowerment for them to ably compete with their male counterparts. GGJDC Programs Officer (Women for Empowerment Leadership Project-WE4L), Grace Makuti, expressed need for women empowerment during training Tuesday in Nkhotakota for women aspiring to contest for various positions in the 2019 tripartite elections. She said GGJDC wants to propel more women to decision making positions at parliamentary and council levels, hence…

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Uladi Mussa Officially Joins Mighty DPP

Member of Parliament  for Salima South Uladi Mussa and some senior politicians have joined the Mighty Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) citing massive development in the country. Mussa who is popularly known in political circles as Change Goal joined the ruling DPP in Muloza, Mulanje where President Mutharika conducted a development rally. Mussa said after vigorous research he has discovered that there is no other party that can beat DPP in the country come May 2019. “After conducting enough research…

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Joyce Banda Returns From Self-Imposed Exile

Malawi’s former president who is also the  founder of the opposition People’s Party(PP) Joyce Banda will arrive home this week after four years of self-imposed exile. Banda’s mouth-piece Andekuche David Chanthunya confirmed the development in a statement issued on Monday 23rd April, 2018. He said Banda will arrive in Malawi on Saturday, 28th of April through Chileka International Airport in Blantyre. Last year police issued an arrest warrant for Banda in connection with the country’s “Cashgate” corruption scandal, which…

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People’s Party Mafia Kasambara Freed From Prison

Malawi Supreme Court of Appeal has granted bail to People’s Party Mafia and former Justice Minister Ralph Kasambara who has been given serving a 13-year jail term for conspiracy to murder a civil servant. Kasambara was sentenced for his role in the attempted murder of  former National Budget Director Paul Mphwiyo. He was convicted  alongside MacDonald Kumwembe and Pika Manondo and they were all seeking bail. But Malawi Supreme Court of Appeal Judge Dunstan Mwaungulu, sitting as a single Supreme Court…

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JB Masterminded My Firing – Mussa

Fired Peoples Party (PP) Vice President Uladi Mussa has accused the party’s President Joyce Banda for masterminding his firing. He made the accusation in an interview with Malawi News Agency (MANA) on Tuesday in Lilongwe after PP’s National Executive Committee (NEC) fired him as Vice President for bringing the party into ‘disrepute’. Mussa pointed out that, “The truth is that People’s Party National Executive Committee (NEC) did not meet but they only received direction from Dr Joyce Banda to…

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