Malawi Minister Sidik Mia Resigns from President Joyce Banda’s People’s Party

Sidik Mia Resigns from Joyce Banda's PartyBLATYRE (AGV)–Ruling People’s Party is slowly losing ground ahead of the May 20 tripartite elections as its Vice President for the South, Mohammed Sidik Mia, who was also the Minister of Transport and Public has dumped the party.

Mia, who is strongly linked with a move to opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP), made the announcement in Blantyre on Friday.

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Former Malawi Minister Ralph Kasambara names President Joyce Banda as witness

BLANTYRE (AGV)—Former Justice and Constitutional Affairs minister Ralph Kasambara on monday appeared before Lilongwe Chief Resident Magistrate Court and named President Joyce Banda as one of the witness in the case of the attempted murder of budget director Paul Mphwiyo.  Kasambara is being held on charges of the attempted murder of the budget director on September 13 this year. The other names of the witnesses presented by the former minister to Chief Resident Magistrate Ruth Chinangwa are Cecilia Kumpukwe of State House, Information and Civic Education Minister Brown James Mpinganjira,…

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