Two prominent civil society organizations (CSOs) have criticized the police and office of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) for delaying to prosecute suspects who brutally killed people based on witchcraft accusations.
Divisions have emerged in the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in Thyolo Urban District following the imposition of Felix Mahikiri as District Governor.
A senior member in Tonse Alliance Government Patricia Kaliati has threatened to reveal and shame senior members of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) who plotted arrest of fellow DPP members if they continue accusing government of arresting only opposition members.
The Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has accused its opponents of perpetrating violence in the run up to November 10 by-elections at Makhuwira South Ward in Chikwawa district.
Opposition Democratic Progressive Party National Director of Operations, Reverend Mwai Kamuyambeni says he has quit the position and the party with immediate effect.
But Kamuyambeni, a former legislator for Ntcheu West constituency, refused to discuss his next destination as a politician.
“I am thankful to President Peter Mutharika for giving me an opportunity to learn politics in the DPP.
“It is now time for me to move on and use what I have learnt to serve people of Malawi in another capacity.
“I shall be disclosing where I will be next in the next few days,” he said.
In the meantime, DPP spokesperson, Brown Mpinganjira says he does not immediately have a comment on the development as he was yet to see the official communication.
Since the loss Mutharika suffered at the June fresh presidential election, senior members of the party have been jumping ship to the opposition UTM, MCP and Aford.
This is coming at a time a leadership fight is emerging in the party with calls for an elective convention.
DPP vice president for the South Kondwani Nankhumwa and the party vice president for the centre, Uladi Mussa, are said to be the interested prospective party presidency contenders.
The court in Mulanje on Tuesday afternoon released on bail two DPP supporters who were arrested on Monday on allegations that they assaulted Tonse Alliance monitors during registration of voters for the Fresh Registration Elections in Mulanje.
The Democratic Progressive Party, DPP, has asked the new government to concentrate on development and national building unlike arresting its members based on hear-says.
After losing the June, 23, 2020 Fresh Presidential Elections, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) leadership in the southern region on Thursday held a meeting in Blantyre where it appealed its members to accept defeat.
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has encouraged people to co-exist with supporters of various parties for peace to prevail during the campaign period.
At the onset of the Fresh Presidential Elections (FPE), the DPP/UDF alliance adopted what they call “decentralized campaign strategy”.