BREAKING NEWS: New MEC Commissioners Appointed

President Peter Mutharika has constituted a new commission at the Malawi Electoral Commission-MEC and appointed Justice Dr. Chifundo Kachale as the new chairperson.

CFT Endorses HRDC Calls for June 10 Protests

Commander-in-Chief of the Citizens for Transaction-CFT-Timothy Mtambo, has endorsed the demonstrations planned by the Human Rights Defenders Coalition slated for Wednesday next week saying the country's democracy is under threat.

Atupele Wraps-Up Campaign Tour of The North

Democratic Progressive Party and united Democratic Front DPP & UDF alliance running mate Atupele Muluzi on Sunday ended his northern region tour with whistle stops at Mpamba, Nkhata Bay Boma, Chintheche and Tukombo.

New Wave of Street Protests Over Election Date: Vigils at Parliament

Human Rights Defenders Coalition-HRDC-chairperson, Gift Trapence, has today announced that the rights organizations’ umbrella body will, from Wednesday June 10 match to Parliament building in Lilongwe where they will hold vigil until parliamentarians set a date for presidential election as ordered by the courts.

Chilima Dazzles Mangochi with Knee-down Humility

MCP-UTM alliance running mate, State Vice President Saulos Chilima, today took his campaign to Mangochi district headquarters where he sold “tangible development for the people” as the take-home message for hundreds who gathered at St. Augustine III school grounds.

People With Disabilities Bemoan Lack of Inclusion In COVID-19 Fight

Persons with disabilities in the country have described councils failure to incorporate them in COVID-19 fight as retrogressive in the fight against the global pandemic.

Religious Bodies Turn To Prayer for Peace Towards Elections

The Public Affairs Committee PAC says it will not relent facilitating mediation talks amongst political party leaders especially at this time when the country prepares for a fresh presidential election.

DC Warns Residents Against Aiding Illegal Immigrants

The district commissioner in Mchinji, Bester Mandele, is demanding patriotism among people in the border district expecting them to raise alarm when non-Malawians come in the area now when the country is fighting spread of Covid-19.

“Be impartial,” MEC boss Tells DEST

Malawi Electoral Commission-MEC-Chief Elections Officer, Sam Alfandika, has told a training for District Elections Supervisory Teams-DEST-that the teams need to do their work impartially in discharging duties ahead of fresh presidential election.

NICE Trust in K500m Hunt for Fresh Presidential Election Activities

The National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) Public Trust says funding gaps are affecting its effective implementation of electoral activities ahead of the fresh presidential election.

Mera Sustains Fuel Pump Prices, Using Price Stabilisation Fund

The Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority MERA has maintained the fuel pump prices for Diesel at 664.80 Kwacha, Petrol at 690.50 Kwacha and Liquid Petroleum gas.

How to Sanities Your Money During Covid-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 has come either to live among humans like HIV/Aids or just to pass by. In either situation, the impact of COVID-19 is real not only on personal finances but also at corporate level.  Living under COVID-19 restrictions is a new experience for Malawi and other countries across the world struggling to contain Covid-19. As we adapt to this new reality, it is important to actively manage some of the financial stresses that the COVID-19 restrictions present.

Enforcing Thin Plastic Ban

Last year, Malawi implemented a landmark ban against production and use of thin plastics of less than 60 microns in her bid to deal with climate change.

MEC Yet to Source K8 bn Deficit for Election

The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) says it is yet to source K8 billion deficit it has in its Fresh Presidential Election budget.

MHRRC for 50:50 Gender Representation

In a bid to ensure equal representation of men and women in leadership positions, the Malawi Human Rights Resource Centre (MHRRC) through the Association of Progressive Women (APW) with funding from HIVOS has asked chiefs in Neno district to champion Gender Equality Act so that women are given a voice in decision making processes.

APM to Deliver SONA to Parliament via Recorded Audio

President Peter Mutharika shall not physically go to Parliament June 5th for the traditional State of the Nation Address but instead deliver it in a recording.

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