Politicians, Civil Society Undergo CLD Training

Government officials, Party Secretary Generals and the civil society organizations on Monday started a three day collaborative leadership and dialogue (CLD) training to enhance collaboration amongst them as the country approaches the 2019 tripartite elections. The training aims at equipping the stakeholders with skills of dialogue, collaboration and tension neutralization so that they are able to positively handle any challenges that may arise during the election period. The training was opened by Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Samuel…

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Minister Applauds Organizations For Supporting Disaster Victims

Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Samuel Tembenu has applauded Sharjah Charity International and other well-wishers for responding to a call for support to Salima disaster victims. Tembenu made the sentiments this week at Kamuzu Road Emergency camp when Sharjah International Aid donated 1000 bags of maize grain worth K7.5 million to all the disaster victims in the district. “I am here today because I am concerned with what these people are facing, that is why as government and…

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MEC to Use National IDs For 2019 Polls

Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has revealed that it plans to use the national Identity Cards (IDs) in the 2019 tripartite elections. MEC chairperson, Dr. Justice Jane Ansah made the disclosure in Lilongwe during the launch of 2019 tripartite elections calendar under the theme: ‘Consolidating Malawi’s Democracy through the Ballot.’ Ansah said MEC is considering the National Identity Card to be used in identifying people during registration and polling day, saying her institution will work with the National Registration Bureau…

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Road to 2019: Mighty DPP Eyes Nkhotakota Central Constituency

The Democratic People’s Party (DPP) says it will do anything possible to claim the Nkhotakota Central Constituency in 2019, saying the current Member of Parliament for the area has done nothing for the people. DPP’s General Secretary, Grezelder Jeffrey, speaking at a rally in Nkhotakota on Sunday at Mpondagaga Primary School Ground, said the incumbent MP for the area has failed to initiate meaningful development projects which people can benefit from. She said it was for this reason that…

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