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DPP Presidential Candidate Bright Msaka, The Wise One From The East

DPP Presidential Candidate Bright Msaka, The Wise One From The East

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Leadership is all about trust from the people and the trust from the people in politics is measured by numbers. The more you are trusted the more the numbers you have in politics. These numbers on the election date are the voters, or we can refer to them as votes. Today, I had an opportunity to appreciate how the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has been performing in some districts , from where Bright, the wise one from the East comes from , when he was not into active politics and after he joined frontline politics as the Vice President for the Eastern region for the DPP -- the party that we love the most. Let’s take a look at the recent three General Elections with an emphasis on Presidential elections in the following years; 2020, 2019 and 2014 in the following districts; Zomb...
Chilima Not Sponsoring Any Demos-Kaliati

Chilima Not Sponsoring Any Demos-Kaliati

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UTM Secretary General, Patricia Kaliati has trashed allegations circulating on social media that Vice President Dr. Saulos Chilima is sponsoring a series of demonstrations happening in the country. Kaliati, who is also the Gender Minister, made the remarks in Ntcheu on Saturday when she presided over the launch of Semion Salambula Trophy of Ntcheu West Consitituency. "UTM is in government and the relationship between the State President and his Vice is tight. Those behind such stories are there to tarnish the image of Chilima who is also UTM President," said Kaliati. In his remarks, the Ntcheu West Parliamentarian, Salambula said the trophy would help youths in his area to refrain from immoral behaviours. Meanwhile, renowned, local hip-hop artist Fredokiss who also graced the ...
UTM Trash Allegations Of Sponsoring Demonstrations

UTM Trash Allegations Of Sponsoring Demonstrations

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UTM Secretary General, Patricia Kaliati says social media reports making rounds that Vice President Saulos Chilima is sponsoring demonstrations in the country are baseless just aimed at tarnishing the party leader's image. Kaliati, who is also Minister of Gender, argues those fabricating such stories are enemies of progress with intent to distract the good relationship between President Lazarus Chakwera and Chilima. She made the remarks today in Ntcheu during the launch of a football trophy which will be sponsored by UTM Member of Parliament for Ntcheu West, Simeon Salambula.
Bright Msaka Risks Expulsion From DPP

Bright Msaka Risks Expulsion From DPP

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Mounts a rebellion against party President The Democratic Progressive Party Vice President for the Eastern Region, Hon. Bright Msaka SC, is likely going to be expelled from the party following his declaration to challenge President Peter Mutharika at the forth coming party convention. the veteran diplomat and lawyer, indicated that time was ripe for him to get out of the cocoon and declare his interest to contest for the party's top job. Msaka's declaration comes barely a month after President Mutharika told the media that he would succumb to people's pressure to stand at the convention and concequently carry the mighty blue flag at the 2025 polls. If rules of natural justice are to be applied, the Machinga Likwenu legislator must be expelled for indiscipline and insubordinati...
Msaka To Contest At Dpp Convention

Msaka To Contest At Dpp Convention

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DPP Vice President for Eastern Region, Bright Msaka will contest for the presidency at the party convention. Msaka says his focus is on taking the DPP back into government. He says he will soon be calling for a press conference this week to officially make this public. Msaka thinks he will be a unique, action-oriented leader less on empty promises.
BJ UNPACKS CHAKWERA’S DEVELOPMENT AGENDA IN MULANJE

BJ UNPACKS CHAKWERA’S DEVELOPMENT AGENDA IN MULANJE

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Malawi Congress Party (MCP) member, Brown Mpinganjira, who is also known as "BJ" in political circles has urged people in Mulanje to rally behind the country's President Dr Lazarus Chakwera as he continues developing the country. Speaking in Mulanje South East Constituency at Senior Chief Mabuka's headquarters, the veteran politician said unity is key in the journey of emancipating the country from poverty hence everyone must strive to promote all initiatives that enhance unity in the country. Mpinganjira disclosed that the government is implementing several interventions such as the Mtukula Pakhomo Programme which seeks to cushion the citizenry from economic hardships. "This is not time for politics, this is time for development, let us unite and develop our country," said Mping...
GOVT TRASHES CLAIM OF SPONSORING THUGS TO COUNTER DEMOS

GOVT TRASHES CLAIM OF SPONSORING THUGS TO COUNTER DEMOS

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There are scathing allegations that some government ministers are sponsoring thugs to disrupt demonstrations pushing for the removal of presidential immunity from prosecution. Hours before the Tuesday protests in Blantyre, Leader of the Concerned Citizens, Steve Chimwaza insists the ministers are equipping some people with panga knives to counter the demos. But Government spokesperson, Gospel Kazako thinks these allegations are without evidence. "This is one of the many allegations made against this government whose evidence is not provided by those propelling,” says Kazako. In the Lilongwe cancelled protests last week, some business owners allegedly hired some men with panga knives to guard against their premises against any potential looting by the protesters. This create...
“I am Pure DPP’ Stop Fabricating Lies- Nankhumwa

“I am Pure DPP’ Stop Fabricating Lies- Nankhumwa

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Democratic Progressive Party vice-president for the south Kondwani Nankhumwa, has appealed to leaders of the party to stop fabricating lies that he has been removed from the position. He said he can only be removed from the party through an elective convention. Nankhumwa held a rally today at Nyambadwe Primary School Ground in Blantyre together with other party officials including secretary general Grezelder Jeffrey. While he said he has been given support by the numerous party leaders as the party's vice-president for the southern region, he pointed out that it has been a mixed bag, especially on how he has managed to carry out his duties. He made claims that there are numerous leaders within the party that have tried to block him. He specifically mentioned the party's administr...
MCP Accuse Namiwa For Abducting Himself

MCP Accuse Namiwa For Abducting Himself

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George Zulu member of parliament for MCP has accused Civil Rights Advocate- Sylvester Namiwa of abducting himself. Zulu made the remarks at Biwi in Lilongwe during the arrival of president Lazarus Chakwera in the city. The parliamentarian has said the calls to have president Chakwera trim his powers by the civil rights activist are misplaced saying it is the August house that amend laws. Meanwhile, Zebron Chilondola,MCP Central Region Chairman has said president Chakwera will rule Malawi up to 2030. Chilondola has accused those doing demonstrations of doing so just to disrupt developmental activities being implemented by the Tonse administration.
Sendeza Accuses DPP Party For Staging Namiwa’s Abduction

Sendeza Accuses DPP Party For Staging Namiwa’s Abduction

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Minister of Homeland Security Jean Sendeza has accused Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) of staging the abduction of Centre for Democracy and Economic Development Initiatives (Cdedi) executive director Silvester Namiwa and another person, only identified as Chinthenda. The minister, speaking in Parliament this afternoon, also defended the presence of people carrying weapons in Lilongwe today saying they were only trying to protect their businesses. Sendeza went on to accuse DPP of bringing people from Thyolo to do demonstrations in Lilongwe. Sendeza was responding to questions from DPP member of Parliament (MP) George Chaponda regarding the alleged abduction of Namiwa and the presence of people in some streets of Lilongwe who were seen carrying panga knives. Chaponda also all...