JOINT STATEMENT BY THE OPEN SOCIETY INITIATIVE FOR SOUTHERN AFRICA (OSISA) AND THE SOUTHERN AFRICA LITIGATION CENTRE (SALC) Johannesburg: The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) and the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) condemn this week’s persecution of Malawi’s former Attorney-General, Ralph Kasambara, and express alarm at the country’s continuing slide away from established principles of democracy and rule... Read More

Malawi Cabinet reshuffle imminent in the face of public discontent :

Malawi President Bingu wa Mutharika is mulling over who to include in his cabinet in an imminent reshuffle, reports indicate. Mutharika's administration is dogged by economic and governance challenges, and political intolerance, amongst other social-economic problems. . Read More

Commonwealth Secretary-General has meeting with Bingu WA Mutharika

BLANTYRE--Visiting Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma will hold talks with Malawi president Bingu wa Mutharika Monday evening, MaraPost can reveal. "Yes, the Secretary General will hold talks with President Mutharika this evening," Julius Mucunguzi, Commonwealth Assistant Spokesperson for Africa, told MaraPost Monday. . Read More

Malawi: Harassment of women over trousers‎ ignite mass protests

BLANTYRE— Hundreds of women, joined by politicians and men, held a vigil in the commercial capital, Blantyre, on Friday to protest against thugs who have been undressing women wearing trousers and mini-skirts.“ We have to say no to abuse against women. We have to fight for women’s rights,” vice president Joyce Banda told some 2, 000 women clad in white... Read More

Malawi President Opens COMESA Summit Salutes Sata

THE 15TH Summit of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Heads of State and Government officially opened here on October 14 with leaders in the regional economic block saluting President Sata on his historic victory in Zambia’s September 20 general elections. In his welcome address to the delegates, who gathered at the new State House, Malawian President Bingu... Read More