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    MCP a national party- Chakwera


    The president of the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Dr Lazarus Chakwera has said MCP is a national party not regional as its opponents claim. Speaking today at a press briefing, the leader of opposition said its victory in the by-elections is a sign that MCP is for the whole country. “We are a party that…

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    DPP orders cadets to set ablaze Cold Storage, to Attack MCP Ndilande Rally


    The governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has ordered its youth to destroy Cold Storage which belongs to Political magnet; Sidick Mia as one way of weakening and frustrating Mia and the Malawi Congress Party (MCP). Reports from DPP have revealed that DPP’s violence cordinator Ngalande and his team have concluded plans to destroy Cold Storage…

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    Malawi government support LGBTI debate


    Government says there is nothing wrong for the country to conduct a national inquiry on the rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI). Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Samuel Tembenu said this yesterday during the swearing-in ceremony of Stella Twea as one of the members of Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC)…

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    Chakwera/PAC supports 50+1 system of electing President


    The leader of Opposition, Dr Lazarus Chakwera has told the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that he is in full support of the 50+1 system of electing president and that he will give his all to support its implementation. Speaking after meeting Public Accounts Committee delegation, Dr Lazarus Chakwera said that legitimacy of the Presidency in…

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    Paul Kagame wins with 99 per cent of vote


    Rwanda’s long-time President Paul Kagame has easily won a third term in office in a vote he had called “a formality”. The result gives him another seven years leading the small east African nation praised for its economic performance but criticised for its silencing of opponents. Electoral authorities overnight said Mr Kagame had won more…

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    Zim National Army Chases Police in streets


    Johannesburg – Fighting in central Harare on Wednesday between soldiers and police was part of the ongoing faction disputes within the ruling Zanu-PF party over who will succeed President Robert Mugabe. Civilians in the centre of Harare – some of them laughing – ran as members of the National Army, in full uniform, began chasing…

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    Malawi Vice President Chilima launches standard bank fun run


    Written by Sylvester Kumwenda & Govati Nyirenda / MANA Vice president Saulos Chilima on Sunday took part in the 21 kilometer Standard Bank fun run that took place in Lilongwe. Chilima officially launched the marathon at the Lilongwe City Centre Standard Bank’s head office which went all the way to Kumbali Lodge through the Lilongwe…