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DPP Party Endorse 28-29 Demonstrations

DPP Party Endorse 28-29 Demonstrations

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The Democratic Progressive Party DPP has endorsed the 28-29 October planned citizens demonstration. According to a statement from the party signed by its administrative Secretary Francis Mphepo, the party is in full support of the demonstrations and is calling all Malawians to join the demonstration slated for 28-29 October in Blantyre,Zomba,Mzuzu and Lilongwe, which have been organised by one Joshua Chisa Mbele and colleagues from Citizens Against Impunity and Corruption. The statement further asked the Tonse government to provide necessary security to people and property during the demonstrations and has warned government not to frustrate and tamper direct or indirect with the demons saying it is people's right to demonstrate.
Mutharika Threatens Legal Action Against Former Veep Khumbo Kachali

Mutharika Threatens Legal Action Against Former Veep Khumbo Kachali

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Former President Peter Mutharika and his Democratic Progressive Party are threatening to seek legal redress from courts against Former Vice President Khumbo Kachale over his alleged defamatory, malicious and damaging utterances Kachali reportedly alleged the DPP administration borrowed $350 million from the Afreximbank which it diverted into DPP officials through FDH Bank. Mutharika through his spokesperson, Shadreck Namalomba describes such claims as untrue. "The Afreximbank participated in the country’s secondary debt market as they bought already existing Government securities in form of Treasury Notes which were being rolled over. One can therefore never talk about diverting such funds into DPP officials," argues Namalomba in a statement. It adds things have gone bad now c...
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.
Tonse Government Is Worse Than One Party ERA

Tonse Government Is Worse Than One Party ERA

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DPP's Chikwawa north MP, Owen Chomanika has admitted that DPP did not do well during its tenure, but says the Tonse administration is even worse. He says the party is working perfecting areas it failed, saying Malawians continue to suffer due to the economic hardships brought in by the Tonse administration. One of the aspiring presidential candidates for the party, Dalitso Kabambe says the party is rebuilding and it will bounce back powerfully.
DPP Slams Chakwera’s Address

DPP Slams Chakwera’s Address

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The Opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has described President Lazarus Chakwera's address on Tuesday, as empty and full of dishonesty. Chakwera addressed the Nation on Tuesday where among others he outlined fifteen austerity measures which among other things put limit to external travels for senior government officials. Chakwera also fired Zangazanga Chikhosi as Secretary to President and Cabinet and replaced him with Colleen Zamba. In a Statement signed by DPP National Organizing Secretary Chimwemwe Chipungu says the President's address was empty and failed to provide solace to the misery and suffering of Malawians. According to the Statement, the DPP considers the announced measures as not deep enough to quickly turn around the economy and relieve Malawians of the...
Mutharika Censure Jeffrey, Nankhumwa For Holding Rally Without His Consent

Mutharika Censure Jeffrey, Nankhumwa For Holding Rally Without His Consent

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Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) leader Peter Mutharika has censured the party’s Secretary General Grezelder Jeffrey and vice-president for the South Kondwani Nankhumwa for holding a rally in Lilongwe without consulting him. In a statement, Mutharika claims he heard through the media that the party had two rallies when he was only aware of one, which he had been informed about. He has described Jeffrey and Nankhumwa’s actions as indiscipline and disloyalty. Mutharika’s spokesperson Shadric Namalomba has confirmed the statement, saying the party ought to be moving in unity if it is to return to rule this country. But Jeffrey has maintained that as DPP chief executive officer, she does not have to report everything she does in her capacity to the party’s president and the Nati...
APM Says DPP To Return In Power In 2025

APM Says DPP To Return In Power In 2025

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The former president of Malawi, Peter Mutharika, who is also the leader of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has assured Malawians and his party supporters that they will bounce back into power in 2025. Mutharika made the remarks after a Memorial Service of his brother, Bingu Wa Mutharika at Goliati ground in Thyolo district. He said, when that time comes prices of goods shall go down as Malawians are still crying following the rise of price of different commodities including sugar, cooking oil and others. He thanked Malawians for being there with his family even during their trying moments.```
DPP Deputy National Director of Women, Hyasinta Chikaonda Defected To MCP

DPP Deputy National Director of Women, Hyasinta Chikaonda Defected To MCP

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Former governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Deputy National Director of Women, Hyasinta Chikaonda, has defected to Malawi Congress Party (MCP). MCP Central Region Chairman Patrick Chilondola has officially welcomed Chikaonda at the party’s headquarters in Lilongwe. Chikaonda, who once served as a legislator for Dedza East from 2009 to 2014, says she has decided to dump her party because she wants to support the current leadership in transforming the country. “I have decided to take up another challenge; I have returned to my original party. I am ready to render my full support to the current government,” she has said. Chilondola believes Chikaonda’s return and other people’s desire to join MCP speak volumes about the confidence they have in the party’s leadership. “...