CSOs snub dialogue without President, set for anti-govt protests Friday

The civil society organisations (CSOs) who are planning anti-government nationwide protests on Wednesday stayed away from a dialogue meeting initiated by government because President Peter Mutharika and some of his Cabinet ministers were not attending....

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Malawi’s economic freedom fight: Brave leadership required to drive a cocktail of laws, advocacy and structural adjustment

Many years ago, the brilliant Lucius Banda had a lamenting line in one of his haunting songs, in which he mimics an Asian boast: dziko ndi wanu, ndalama ndi wathu (you, Malawians, own the country...

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Malawi govt dismiss China aid concerns: ‘Mutharika cannot sign an inappropriate deal’

Malawi government has issued a stinging rebuttal to criticism of China’s development aid in to the southern African nation. There have been fears that   Malawi-China bilateral agreements have clauses that allow China to seize national...

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Malawi football legend Kinnah Phiri seeks parliamentary seat on UTM ticket

Former Malawi national football team legendary player and coach, Kinnah Phiri, will challenge incumbent Karonga south Member of Parliament (MP) Malani Mtonga of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) during the next year’s tripartite elections under the United...

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