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    MCP wins Mchinji West, gains a ward, DPP secure two wards: ‘Malawians fed up with hard times’

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    Alfred Chauwa The main opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) led by Lazarus Chakwera has won Mchinji West by elections beating the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) with a wide margin of 10,686 against 4,806 after campaigning dominated by concern over economic turmoil. On Tuesday, Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) conducted byelections in Mchinji West Constituency, Bembeke…

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    CSOs say Mutharika ‘unwell’ and shud step aside for recuperation: Condemn Malawi govt ‘insensitive’ conduct on President’s health

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    Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR) and Centre for the Development of People (Cedep) have condemned the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) government’s “dishonest and insensitive conduct” towards the health of the President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika. The Malawi leader has returned home after a weeks-long visit to the United States which sparked rumours over…

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    Chaponda irked with Goodall over Eurostar maize deal

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    Agriculture Minister George Chaponda is fuming wigh anger against Goodall Gondwe, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning for continueing to get involved in direct procurement of maize for over a K7.5 billion deal despite Cabinet rejection. Chaponda is also not amused that Gondwe is sidestepping him in procuring the grain and not the responsible ministry….

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    Richard Msowoya rubbishes Kaliwo

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    Speaker of Parliament Richard Msowoya in his capacity as vice president of opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has rubbished a letter written by the party’s Secretary General Gustave Kaliwo questioning the relationship between President Lazarus Chakwera and former minister Muhammed Sidik Mia. Kaliwo in his letter to Chakwera, questioned the relationship between Mia and MCP,…

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    Malawi: Govt to Ban Sex Cleansing Practices – Minister Kaliati

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    By Zawadi Chilunga Malawi government is working on banning harmful cultural practises following revelations of a rular man from Nsanje, Eric Aniva who confessed to defiling young girls and sleeping with widows when he was HIV positive. Aniva, who has since been arrested after Presidential directive when the news about his confession was on BBC,…

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    NJAUJU MURDER WAS POLITICALLY INSPIRED – MALAWI RIGHT WATCHDOG

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    Vocal human rights activist Timothy Mtambo, who is also executive director of Centre for Human Rights and Rehabillitation (CHRR) has said the murder of former Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) director of corporate affairs Issa Njauju was politically inspired hence the state has failed to make  proper investigations. Njauju was murdered under mysterious circumstances in July 2015…

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    Peter Mutharika’s speech empty-Opposition

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    Opposition political parties in Parliament have branded President Peter Mutharika’s address as lacking in solutions to the country’s woes. Leader of Opposition Lazarus Chakwera said the speech had only talked about the challenges but did not put convincing remedies on the table. “One of the things you have to bear in mind is that the…

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