Chilima insists MEC used fake result sheets | Malawi 24

Chilima insists two pre-marked ballots affected election | Malawi 24

Former Vice President Saulos Chilima has told the Constitutional Court that two pre-marked ballots found in Mzimba affected the May 21 elections. Frank Mbeta, lawyer for President Peter Mutharika who is first respondent in the presidential election case, on Monday continued cross-examining Chilima who is challenging the outcome of the May 21 polls. In court, […]

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Atcheya asks to meet Mtambo again ahead of planned protests | Malawi 24

Atcheya asks to meet Mtambo again ahead of planned protests | Malawi 24

Former President Bakili Muluzi has written Human Rights Defenders (HRDC) leader Timothy Mtambo to meet over the planned wave of demonstrations later this month. The letter follows a previous one in which Atcheya as Muluzi is fondly known had convinced Mtambo and fellow HRDC members to a round table discussion over demonstrations the HRDC led. […]

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Dowa West MP urges constituents to focus on development | Malawi 24

Dowa West MP urges constituents to focus on development | Malawi 24

Dowa West parliamentarian, Dr. Abel Ephraim Kayembe, has urged his constituents to forget the elections and focus on development. Speaking in an interview, Kayembe was hopeful his term as legislator for the area will produce an impact in terms of development projects. Kayembe said during the elections his constituents had trust in him as it […]

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Mayor calls for support in keeping Lilongwe clean | Malawi 24

Mayor calls for support in keeping Lilongwe clean | Malawi 24

Lilongwe City Mayor Juliana Kaduya has asked companies to support the city council in keeping the capital city clean. Speaking on Sunday, Kaduya called upon businesses to work hand in hand with the Lilongwe City Council on the issue of hygiene. “Lilongwe city is facing several challenges in as far as cleanliness is concerned, therefore […]

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Botomani warns demo organisers | Malawi 24

Malawi army ready for airport protests | Malawi 24

The Malawi Defence Force (MDF) says its soldiers will be deployed to airports and borders to provide security during post-election demonstrations organised by the Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC). MDF spokesperson Paul Chiphwanya told the local media that the soldiers are ready to assist the Malawi Police Service (MPS) during the protests if requested to […]

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Police officer offered to free burglar in exchange for K26,000 | Malawi 24

Police hunt for East Bank murder suspect | Malawi 24

Police in Chikwawa district have launched a manhunt for a man suspected to have killed 24-year old Chisomo Kaulanga during a fight on Thursday night. According to Chikwawa police publicist Sergeant Foster Benjamin, the suspect whose name has been withheld for investigation purposes, beat to death Kaulanga at Nota village in East Bank area in […]

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Chimulirenji welcomes plan to increase intra-trade in SADC | Malawi 24

Chimulirenji welcomes plan to increase intra-trade in SADC | Malawi 24

Vice President Everton Chimulirenji says there is no sense for Malawi to sell commodities outside Southern African Development Community (SADC) when its neighbouring sisters and brothers need such products. The vice president made the remarks at a press briefing after attending the 39th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government from 17 to […]

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Mutharika should not resign – JB | Malawi 24

Mutharika should not resign – JB | Malawi 24

Former President Joyce Banda says President Peter should remain power to take a lead in resolving the country’s political impasse Banda has also advised Malawians to patiently wait for the conclusion of the presidential election case. She made the remarks in in an interview with the BBC amid a political impasse in Malawi following the […]

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