Malawi president names Ulemu Chilapondwa to replace Sidik Mia as transport minister

Chilapondwa: replaces Sidik Mia as transport ministerBLANTYRE (AGV)—Malawi president Joyce Banda has appointed deputy Minister of Agriculture Ulemu Chilapondwa as transport minister replacing lower shire political kingpin Sidik Mia who resigned as Minister as well as from the ruling party where he was Vice President for Southern Region.

Read More

Malawi Pres Joyce Banda: ‘Competitive primary elections must not divide us’

Frank Mwenefumbo and Mwalwanda with VP Kachali after a spirited primary election BLANTYRE—With only few months to 2014 May tripartite elections, Malawi’s President Joyce Banda says her governing People’s Party (PP) will allow its members to elect candidates considered the best to propel the party’s ideologies of togetherness, equity and fairness, among others.

Read More