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Police fear to arrest DPP cadet Osman after assualting MP Ngumuya

LILONGWE (Muchanakhwaye Khwepeya, Malawi NewsNow ) – Malawi Police officers are coy to arrest ruling Democratic  Progressive Party (DPP) terror-in-chief  Jomo Osman who assualted an opposition  Malawi Congress Party (MCP) supporter and Blantyre City South legislator  Allan Ngumuya. Osman assaulted  Ngumuya at Independence Arch in Blantyre  where he went there after Blantyre City Council (BCC) invited all legislators who are council members to grace  the 54th independence celebrations  with a freedom match from the Old Town Hall to Independence Arch. Ngumuya  said he was surprised when some DPP supporters clad in DPP T-shirts started beating him and saying he has not...

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Nchalo United withdraw from Malawi Super League

LILONGWE (Tamanda Mwale, Malawi NewsNow) –Nchalo United will no longer be able to fulfil their Super League assignments due to financial constraints, the club has said. In a statement, the 2017 Southern Region Football League champions says the club is in serious financial constraints and this has made it very difficult for its management to run the daily affairs of the club. “The Executive committee of Nchalo United Football Club would like to inform you that the club will not be able to honor its fixtures for this weekend and beyond”. “This regrettable decision has been necessitated by the...

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Freeze bank accounts of Malawi President Mutharika over thieving – CSOs ask US, Europe

LILONGWE (Muchanakhwaye Khwepeya, Malawi NewsNow ) – European Union Parliament and the United States of America (US)  have been asked by Civil society organisations (CSOs) under the banner of Human Rights Defenders (HRD) to impose sanctions on Malawi Government over “deteriorating levels of governance” including to have President Peter Mutharika’s foreign bank accounts frozen. The CSOs want the Mutharika’s foreign bank accounts including one secret one in Dubai be frozen until the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) concludes investigations into the K145 million Malawi Police Service (MPS) food rations supplier Pioneer Investments deposited into a Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) account at Standard Bank...

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Malawi President Mutharika blasts West for seeking justice in his corruption scandal

MZUZU (Tito Lungu, Malawi NewsNow) – President Peter Mutharika has accused the West on Thursday of seeking to provoke regime change after diplomats demanded  justice on revelations that President Mutharika and his Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) were beneficiaries of a dirty deal of food rations at the Malawi Police Service. The European Union (EU) and the United States (US) in Malawi have said they expect that the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) will pursue investigations in relation the kicks backs received by Mutharika. But speaking in the northern city of Mzuzu where he is to celebrate 54 years of independence on Friday, the 79-year...

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Chilima ready to take on Mutharika in Malawi presidential race

LILONGWE (AFP) –Malawi’s Vice President Saulosi Klaus Chilima on Wednesday put his hat in the ring for the 2019 presidential election against his incumbent Peter Mutharika, who is embroiled in a growing corruption scandal. The vice president broke ranks with the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) last month when he quit the party citing unchecked corruption and nepotism. “I am ready to contest,” he said Wednesday. “If we follow a process that is transparent and democratic, I will present myself as a candidate.” “In the next 10 days, a decision will be made on whether I will go it...

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