Divisions continue to emerge in the Democratic Progressive Party as leaders in the north are divided over the Saturday’s endorsement of Peter Mutharika as torchbearer in the 2025 presidential poll.
The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has been accused of barring Malawi Congress Party (MCP) leadership in Thyolo to speak during funerals, on the basis it does not support and has no leadership representation in the district.
Some members of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in the eastern region have condemned Mark Botomani, the party's member of parliament for Zomba Chisi, over remarks that the party's vice president for the east, Bright Msaka, asked leader of opposition Kondwani Nankhumwa to be put in his shadow cabinet.
The opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has torn apart President Lazarus Chakwera’s Socio-Economic Recovery Plan (SERP), describing it as empty.
Former governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) says president Lazarus Chakwera must tell the nation how much debt the country has accumulated since he assumed the presidency.
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.