Tumbuka Chief Chikulamayembe Demands Mia Apology

The Tumbuka Paramount Chief Themba la MaThemba Chikulamayembe  has expressed shock and disappointment at the disrespectful behaviour by MCP vice presidents Sadik Mia and Harry Mkandawire  during this year’s Gonapamuhanya ceremony on Saturday. In the middle of the programme, the MCP officials got up and left, way before the Paramount delivered his speech. Chikulamayembe said the conduct by the MCP officials was a demonstration of lack of respect for culture and protocol for the whole Tumbuka people. Themba la…

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DPP Legislator Challenges Mia

Member of Parliament (MP) for Chikwawa-Nkombezi Constituency, Lloyd Malola, has challenged Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Vice President Sidik Mia who comes from the same area that he failed to initiate development projects during his reign. MP Malola made the remarks on Tuesday during a rally he organized at Ngabu in the district which was also graced by Minister of Labour, Youth, Sports and Manpower Development, Francis Kasaila. Malola said in his shortest period as MP for the area, he…

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Chiefs, Clergy Angry with Sidik Mia For Mixing Islam with Politics

Religious and traditional leaders in Mangochi on Tuesday appealed to politicians in the country to desist from using religion as a tool for gaining political mileage in the district. A representative group of four religious leaders from both Islam and Christianity and one Senior Group Village Headman (GVH) made the appeal at a press briefing held at MT Lodge in the district. The group included Sheikh Fahadi Kamsuli, Vice Chairman for Malawi Muslim Association (MAM) in Mangochi, Sheikh Abdullah…

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Road to 2019: Mia Plots to Oust Chakwera

Lower Shire political rolling stone Sidik Mia is plotting to oust Reverend Lazarus Chakwera in a plot that has seen the “old” elected members directly clash with a faction that is supporting Mia’s takeover at the party convention slated for August 2018. Chakwera who was alerted of the plot in November after one of the party’s key donors met Mia, Treasurer General Ryhno Chiphiko and Deputy Secretary General Eisenhower Mkaka without his knowledge and since then the party’s coffers…

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