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Peter Mutharika itches for Malawi’s 2025 presidential bid

Peter Mutharika itches for Malawi’s 2025 presidential bid

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Despite his old age to lead the party ahead of 2025 general elections, Former President Peter Mutharika has reaffirmed his comment to stand as a Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)’s Presidential candidate in the forthcoming 2025 General Elections. Multiple sources within the party have confirmed that the aging leader is now clinging to the party throne, apparently discrediting other aspirants. Mutharika plans to stand in 2025One source who is the party’s front members confirmed to the press that Mutharika is ready to run and appear on the Ballot Paper in 2025. ” The former president is itching to be on the Ballot paper in 205 and he says he is very ready to run. But he prepares, other aspirants feel dejected. The plan is that in 2023, the president will announce his intention ...
Speaker Catherine Gotani Hara acts on Namalomba’s injunction,

Speaker Catherine Gotani Hara acts on Namalomba’s injunction,

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Nankhumwa’s Cabinet dissolved ◼️Speaker of the National Assembly Catherine Gotani Hara has finally acted on an injunction obtained Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Member of Parliament for Machinga Shadreck Namalomba against shadow Cabinet appointed by leader of opposition Kondwani Nankhumwa. Nankhumwa’s Shadow Cabinet led to the change of sitting plan in the chamber which saw Namalomba being moved from seat number 25 to 100.This did not please Namalomba who went to court last week to obtain an injunction on the matter. When Parliament resumed this afternoon, Hara announced to the house of the injunction and suspended the house suspended for 30 minutes in order to change the sitting plan as ordered by the court. This means that all shadow cabinet ministers appointed by oppos...
KUWALA YOUTH NETWORK SECRETARY GENERAL RESIGNS

KUWALA YOUTH NETWORK SECRETARY GENERAL RESIGNS

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By Ambute Paimbe Rasool Jackson, Secretary for Kuwala Youth Network, a group within UTM Party has resigned from both his position dumped the Party. Speaking during a Press Briefing held at Mogas Lodge in Mangochi, Rasool mentioned the silence by the leadership to address internal issues and the continued increase in commodity price as some of the reasons which has prompted him to resign. "I campaigned for UTM and the Tonse Alliance touting the slogan a better Malawi for all but what is happening now is a mockery to the citizenry. People can't afford to buy essential goods due to the continued daily price increase, the leadership has kept quiet when Malawians want answers. I won't join any political party but will concentrate on my personal issues", narrated Rasool. Another challe...
Opposition DPP lawmaker Shadreck Namalomba reclaims his No.25 seat in Parliament.

Opposition DPP lawmaker Shadreck Namalomba reclaims his No.25 seat in Parliament.

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The Speaker of Parliament, Catherine Gotan Hara, has bow down to court order which restrict the leader of opposition, Kondwani Nankhumwa, from moving Mangochi south lawmaker Shadrek Namalomba, from his seat. Nullifying the changes, Gotan Hara said Namalomba should return to his number 25 seat from 100 which he was given by Nankhumwa following the court order to do so. The Speaker has since suspended deliberations in order to comply with the Court order. Recently, Namalomba obtained a court order restraining Nankhumwa from making any decision in the House without consulting the party
Chiefs and party leaders urged to support President Chakwera’ agenda for development:

Chiefs and party leaders urged to support President Chakwera’ agenda for development:

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By Kondanani Chilimunthaka: Regional Chairman for the North South in the Malawi Congress Party has urged chiefs and party leaders in Mzimba West to support the agenda of President Lazarus Chakwera for meaningful developmental projects in the area, assuring them that Chakwera led administration will not fail to deliver according to its plans. Joseph Chavula was making the remarks when he met chiefs and party leaders at Enkondhlweni in Mzimba West Constituency. "I want to assure you that President Lazarus Chakwera is aware of the problems that are in the area and is making sure it gets developed according to his plans. He is aware that others are trying to sabotage his agenda for development but no matter what, President Chakwera will deliver, and those trying to sabotage his agend...
KAZAKO Awopseza Kutsegula Makampani Ophika Mafuta Ngati Mitengo satsitsa

KAZAKO Awopseza Kutsegula Makampani Ophika Mafuta Ngati Mitengo satsitsa

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Minister of Information Gospel Kazako yawopseza makampani opanga mafuta ophikira kuti boma likhoza kuyambitsa kampani yake yopanga mafuta ngati mitengo sitsika. A Kazako anena izi pokambirana ndi atolankhani a boma mu mzinda wa Lilongwe. Malinga ndi a Kazako n’zachisoni kuti mitengo ya mafuta ophikira ikukwerabe ngakhale boma likuchitapo kanthu pa madandaulo awo a msonkho. Mwezi watha, Nduna ya Zachuma Sosten Gwengwe adalengeza za kuchotsa msonkho wa Value Added Tax (VAT) pamafuta ophikira ndi zinthu zina. Amalawi ankayembekezera kuti mitengo ya mafuta idzatsika mwatsoka, mitengo ikukwerabe.```
NDIKUFUNA NANKHUMWA AZIMUGWADIRA MUTHARIKA-Namalomba

NDIKUFUNA NANKHUMWA AZIMUGWADIRA MUTHARIKA-Namalomba

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Mneneri wa Chipani cha DPP a Shadreck Namalomba,awunza Kondwani Nankhumwa kuti asamapange ziganizo payekha akafuna kuchita zinthu. A Namalomba ati,Nankhumwa akamafuna kuchita chinthu chokhuzana ndi mu chipani cha DPP, aziyamba amufusa kale mtsogoleri wa Chipanichi a Mutharika kamba koti iye ndi wamkulu. Namalomba amalankhula izi ku mkumano womwe udaliko dzulo ku Mangochi. A Namalomba ,awunza anthu kuti a Nankhumwa ndi munthu wotsokoneza mu chipani ndipo Peter Mutharika,ndiwokhumudwa ndi zomwe Nankhumwa akuchita.```
Honor Decision By President Lazarus Chakwera To Delegate Me

Honor Decision By President Lazarus Chakwera To Delegate Me

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Former President Bakili Muluzi has described as an honor a decision by President Lazarus Chakwera to delegate him to represent Malawi at the burial of Rupiah Banda, former President of Zambia this Friday. Banda died last Friday at his home in Lusaka.Speaking to MIJ Online, Muluzi, has confirmed being delegated by President Chakwera.Muluzi said he has accepted the role because he knew the late Banda for many years including when he was former minister of foreign affairs during the late Former President Kenneth Kaunda's reign and when he was an ambassador in New York.