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MCP says Kabwila was not elected spokesperson through convetion, can be removed

LILONGWE (Tamanda Mwale, Malawi NewsNow) –Malawi Congress Party’s (MCP) Deputy Secretary General, Eisenhower Mkaka has said Salima North West Member of Parliament, Jessie Kabwila was not elected as party spokesperson through a convention but was rather appointed by the party president, Rev Prof Lazarus Chakwera, hence can be removed by the same appointing authority. Kabwila faulted the MCP of flouting the party’s constitution by not reinstating her to the position of Publicity Secretary which she argues that she got at the party’s convention hence only a convention should decide to remove her. “I was chosen through a convention process...

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ACB arrests two more in passportgate

BLANTYRE (Sergio Genti, Malawi NewsNow)-  Graft busting body, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) have arrested two more people in the infamous passportgate, bringing to seven the number of thode arrested in the suspicious naturalisation of foreigners. ACB spokesperson Egritta Ndala said her organisation on Monday arrested a Rwandese and a Malawian in connection with the scam which happened between 2012 and 2014 during the Joyce Banda administration. The Rwandese arrested is Esiri Kubwimana and the Malawian is Hendrix Laha. Laha has since been charged with an offence of aiding public officers abuse their office whilst the Rwandese has been charged...

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Nine months old baby electrocuted, dead

elecSALIMA (Malawi NewsNow) –  Malawi Police has confimed that a nine months old Wahindu Lapani of Chilambula village Traditional Authority (TA) Kambalame in Salima district was killed after touching a live electrical wire. Salima Police Public Relations Officer, Sub-Inspector Gift Chitowe said the incident happened on Saturday when the mother to the deceased left her house for the lake where she wanted to wash some clothes and left the deceased under the care of a neighbour. “When the neighbour was attending to her house chores, she left the child outside her house and when returning she couldn’t see the...

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Former DPP minister dumps party, joins MCP

NKHATABAY ( Malawi NewsNow) – A former powerful cabinet minister in Bingu wa Mutharika administration has dumped the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) two months after rejoining it, accusing the government of high level corruption. Khumbo Chirwa, who is also former Nkhata Bay south east MP has since joined the opposition Malawi Congress Party. Chirwa was welcomed into the DPP fold along with others at a high level political rally at Masintha ground in Lilongwe where President Peter Mutharika was in attendance. “The DPP is full of crooks. They duped me that we were meeting the president in Lilongwe only...

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Namadingo recorded in sex videos with judge’s daughter

LILONGWE (Malawi NewsNow) –Malawian gospel superstar Patience Namandigo has been caught up in a massive sex scandal involving the daughter of top judge Charles Mkandawire and two other women. According to information revealed by sources, who also provided several recorded sex-tapes (sex videos) involving the trio, Namandigo was in the habit of having three way relations with the girls at a fancy Lilongwe hotel. The incidents, filmed on video, occurred all throughout last year (2016), during a time which Patience Namandigo has approached Prophet Shepherd Bushiri begging for money to launch an album on the great work of God....

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