DPP cadets plan to storm court, attack MCP supporters | Malawi 24

DPP cadets plan to storm court, attack MCP supporters | Malawi 24

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) have threatened to attack Malawi Congress Party (MCP) when the Malawi election case resumes at the Lilongwe District Registry on Wednesday. The cadets say they will unleash terror on opposition party supporters for manhandling DPP Secretary General Greselder Jeffrey. MCP supporters at the court According to the DPP cadets, their aim […]

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Chiefs want road named after Mutharika | Malawi 24

Chiefs want road named after Mutharika | Malawi 24

Traditional leaders in the Eastern Region want the Liwonde-Mangochi to be named after President Peter Mutharika. The chiefs who met in Liwonde on Saturday said the road should be called the Peter Mutharika Highway as a way of showing gratitude to the Malawi leader under whose government the road was constructed. Senior Chief Kawinga who […]

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UN tells Malawi to implement action plan on persons with albinism | Malawi 24

UN tells Malawi to implement action plan on persons with albinism | Malawi 24

The United Nations (UN) has urged Malawi Government to implement the National Action Plan on Persons with Albinism as the people continue to live with a constant threat to their physical security and safety. The organisation said this in a statement yesterday, which was International Albinism Awareness Day. The day was designated by the United […]

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Mutharika wants Chakwera, Chilima petitions struck out | Malawi 24

Mutharika wants Chakwera, Chilima petitions struck out | Malawi 24

President Peter Mutharika has asked the Constitutional Court to remove Malawi Congress President Lazarus Chakwera as second petitioner and to strike out UTM leader Saulos Chilima’s petition in the Malawi election case. On Wednesday, Mutharika’s lawyers – Mbeta & Co – filed and served a Notice of Preliminary Application which will be heard by the […]

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Amnesty urges Malawi to legalise homosexuality | Malawi 24

Amnesty urges Malawi to legalise homosexuality | Malawi 24

A court in Botswana has decriminalised homosexuality and Amnesty International has called on Malawi and other African countries to do the same. In a statement today, the rights group said Gaborone High Court’s decision to decriminalize consensual same sex relations is a victory in the battle for equality and freedom for people to love whoever […]

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Mutharika to name cabinet by June 21 | Malawi 24

Mutharika to name cabinet by June 21 | Malawi 24

Malawi president, Peter Mutharika, will name his new 20-member cabinet by June 21. Mutharika revealed this on Sunday when addressing a Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) victory rally at Njamba Park in Blantyre. Mutharika: to name new cabinet The Malawi leader will open Parliament on June 21 and he said by that time there will be […]

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