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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