By Idriss Nassar Betrayal is when those that came to power through a revolution suddenly embrace and become comfortable in what they (seemingly) vehemently opposed not too long ago—grand theft, corruption, looting, cronyism, love of power for power’s sake, unexplained sudden wealth, primitive accumulation, hostility and intolerance toward opposing views, state capture by a coterie of dubious characters, hero worshipping, sponsored mobs of zigoba. Yet the revolution that brought about the Tonse Alliance government into power was not all about party or tribal identity. It was propelled by a broad…Read More
BLANTYRE-— President of the Republic of Malawi, Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika on Wednesday, described the Pan-African Parliament as crucial because it brings together 55 African countries to advance economic integration, youth and women empowerment, peace, and unity, among other benefits. Speaking in a press conference on arrival at Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe, President Mutharika said the 4th Ordinary Session of the Pan-African Parliament, held in South Africa, also aims to improve and give the Pan-Africa Parliament, enhanced powers to ensure the full participation of African peoples in development and…Read More
Sentiments by a segment of Malawi chiefs castigating leader of opposition in the country cannot go without being vindicated. The platform that Lazarus Chakwera took is an appropriate podium because both Peter Mutharika and leader of opposition answers to the public. For chiefs to instigate that Lazarus Chakwera committed treasonous crime when he was doing his rightful obligations explains the ugly vendetta the government is using to disgrace itself.Read More
Five days after Peter Mutharika’s return from his prolonged stay in the United States of America where he attended United Nations General Assembly in New York, the Malawi President, held a much anticipated press conference to brief Malawians on duties he carried out during his time in the USA. At least this was the official agenda of the press briefing, which was earmarked for 90 minutes but lasted for about 2hrs. Malawians expected much more information from the press conference than a mere briefing on the Assembly, which would not…Read More
President Arthur Peter Mutharika dressed in clothing more befitting a pimp or entertainer says he is fit and ready to deliver his promises on development to Malawians during his five-year term and beyond. A visibly physically fit Mutharika was speaking at Kamuzu Palace during a press briefing he convened to inform the nation of his official trip to the 71st United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)Read More
Malawi President Prof Arthur Peter Mutharika has dispelled social media reports that he has been sick and underwent an operation in the United States of America-USA saying he is very healthy and cannot hand over power to anyone until his term is over.Read More
By: Lloyd M’bwana LILONGWE-(AGV): The country’s political analyst- Ernest Thindwa and human right Activist-MacDonald Sembereka have vehemently asked Malawi government to consider sending President Peter Mutharika back to hospital abroad to seek further medical health with regards to his Sunday homecoming status from USA. Thindwa and Sembereka made the call through Zodiak Broadcasting Cooperation (ZBS)’s Views Triangle aired on Sunday evening.Read More
Chikhwawa, January 22, 2015: President Professor Peter Mutharika on Wednesday visited some of the people that were affected by recent flooding at Tizola Camp in Chikwawa district.
Speaking at the camp where people from the areas of village headmen Tizola, Nyakayekha and Thedzi are being kept, the President described the flooding as a new phenomenon for the country.
In Chikwawa there are 7,987 households from the areas of traditional authorities Lundu, Ngabu, Makhuwira, Mlilima, Maseya, Kasisi, Katunga and Ngowe who have been left homeless by the floods.Read More
BLANTYRE (AVG)–Asamoah Gyan, the celebrated Ghana soccer star and captain of the Black Stars, will on Thursday at Sanjika Palace help to kick-off Malawi’s “Protect the Goal”campaign which aims to re-invigorate HIV prevention in a country ravaged by AIDS and where only 42 percent of 15-24 year olds have accurate and comprehensive knowledge of HIV.Read More
(AGV)—Malawi Congress Party (MCP) spokesperson Jessie Kabwila has asked president Peter Mutharika to fire his cabinet ministers for proposing a 583 percent pay hike which would see them carting home K3.5 million a month.
According to Kabwila, the ministers’ proposal is a clear sign that they are insensitive and extravagant; as such they cannot be trusted with the country’s limited resources.Read More