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High Court Dismisses Namalomba’s Application With Costs

High Court Dismisses Namalomba’s Application With Costs

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The High Court in Zomba has thrown out an application by Democratic Progressive Party Spokesperson, Shadrick Namalomba, with costs which sought judicial review on whether the Leader of Opposition in Parliament has the right to make some decisions such as appointing a shadow cabinet and re-allocating seats on the opposition benches. In its determination, the court said Namalomba was trying to find a political solution via the backdoor. Justice Mvula said Parliament discusses pertinent issues and Namalomba's actions to put the Speaker of Parliament as a respondent in the case was in a way trying to stifle the business of the House which was an injustice to the nation. "Litigants should examine the facts and sieve them carefully before flooding the courts with claims which are not j...
Arthur Peter Mutharika Hits Back

Arthur Peter Mutharika Hits Back

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DPP president, Peter Mutharika says what was held at PAGE house this Tuesday in Mangochi, was not a central executive committee meeting, but, a technical working group for an ongoing functional review of the party’s restructuring drive. Mutharika through his spokesperson Shadric Namlomba says, the party’s secretary general, Griselda Jeffrey and Vice president for the south Kondwani Nankhumwa should not worry, as the meeting did not need their presence. Political commentator Victor Chipofya Jnr has observed with shock the exclusion of the two from the meeting which he says needed their input and direction. Chipofya adds, the further exclusion of the two on a forthcoming DPP rally slated for Blantyre is indication enough, Jeffrey and Nankhumwa are being sidelined in party activitie...
SG Jeffrey speaks out on Mutharika’s intention to contest in 2025 polls

SG Jeffrey speaks out on Mutharika’s intention to contest in 2025 polls

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Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) newly reinstated Secretary General Grezelder Jeffrey has said former President Peter Mutharika is yet to inform her of his interest to contest for Presidency in the forthcoming 2025 Presidential polls. Jeffrey Wa Jeffrey said this when reacting to a decision by some top officials in the opposition DPP led by the party’s regional governor for the South Charles Mchacha requesting Mutharika to stand again. According to information at hand, the DPP top gurus wants Mutharika to again partner Atupele Muluzi of United Democratic Front (UDF) as it was in the fresh Presidential polls which saw President Dr. Lazarus Chakwera emerging victorious. The DPP top officials feel that the decision will help in ending some leadership squabbles currently rockin...
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...
DPP Grezelder Jeffrey To Work With All Party Presidential Aspirants

DPP Grezelder Jeffrey To Work With All Party Presidential Aspirants

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Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) secretary general Grezelder Jeffrey has said she will work with all party presidential aspirants ahead of the scheduled party convention. She said people will elect their DPP president based on their loyalty to the party and good track record. She added that the party has been dormant for so long and time has come for it to rise to the occasion hence conducting the political rally. Mwanza Central member of Parliament Nicholas Dausi said the squabbles in the party are part of strengthening their political entity. Dausi said they acknowledge that DPP president is Peter Mutharika who was duly elected at a convention and there is no two ways about it. He said despite disagreements in the party, all warring factions remain DPP and under Muthari...
All Is Set For Nankhumwa Rally At Mgona-Botoman

All Is Set For Nankhumwa Rally At Mgona-Botoman

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All is set for the Opposition Democratic Progressive party (DPP)'s Kondwani Nankhumwa camp, to hold a rally at Mgona ground in Area 25 Lilongwe, the same venue that the Peter Mutharika's camp held their rally on yesterday. Today's rally has been called by the Party's Secretary General Grezelder Jeffrey and leader of opposition Kondwani Nankhumwa is the main speaker. The rally is coming amid massive wrangles in the party, which have led to the birth of two camps. Mark Botoman spokesperson for the rally organizing committee said all is set for the rally to take place at Mgona ground. He has since described the yesterday's rally by Zeliya Chakale, DPP Vice President for the central region (Mutharika's camp), as just one of the preparations for the main rally today. But Chakale...
DPP Secretary General Grezelder Jeffrey Hits Critics

DPP Secretary General Grezelder Jeffrey Hits Critics

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Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) secretary general (SG) Grezelder Jeffrey has refuted reports that the rally scheduled for Sunday at Mgona in Lilongwe, will unveil a new political party. Jeffrey told the media in Lilongwe that they remain loyal to DPP and that Kondwani Nankhumwa has been invited by her to be guest of honour in his capacity as the party vice-president for the south and as leader of opposition in Parliament. She added that they are looking forward to the planned DPP convention to elect new office bearers. In recent days, social media has been awash with reports that Nakhumwa will be launching a new political party known as Chilungamo Party.