LILONGWE (MaraPost)—Peoples party through its maverick deputy spokesperson Ken Msonda has distanced itself from the remarks of its deputy secretary general Martha Chikuni to the effect that the people’s party will heavily deal with journalists who write or broadcast what she called as “insults” to President Banda. Chikuni during the same presidential function held in Ndirande Township, Blantyre on Sunday also said that government should consider withdrawing advertisement from some media houses for being very critical to the current government.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 December 2013 11:12
BLANTYRE December 9, 2013(MaraPost)— The family of Malawi’s Finance Budget Director Paul Mphwiyo, who was shot amid illegitimate encashment of public funds, has issued a statement condemning the media’s persistent telephonic calls to the budget director, saying they are counter-productive to his recovery.
Last Updated on Monday, 09 December 2013 12:58
Nelson Mandela, the revered statesman who emerged from prison after 27 years to lead South Africa out of decades of apartheid, has died, South African President Jacob Zuma announced late Thursday.
Mandela was 95.
"He is now resting. He is now at peace," Zuma said. "Our nation has lost its greatest son. Our people have lost a father."
"What made Nelson Mandela great was precisely what made him human," the president said in his late-night address. "We saw in him what we seek in ourselves."
Mandela will have a state funeral. Zuma ordered all flags in the nation to be flown at half-staff from Friday through that funeral.
Last Updated on Friday, 06 December 2013 02:19
LILONGWE (MaraPost)—Youthful, determined and courageous Henry Mvula on Thursday became the first notable young person to win the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) parliamentary primary elections. He will be representing DPP in Lilongwe Mapuyu North Constituency in the forthcoming 2014 tripartite elections.
Last Updated on Friday, 06 December 2013 19:58
Nigerian flamboyant prophet TB Joshua has slammed Presidents who visit his Synagogue Church of all Nations but do not practise what he advises them to do according to God’s will.
Malawian President Joyce Banda is among African leaders who have been to TB Joshua and is on record to have described the Nigerian prophet as her “spiritual father.”
Banda said she has been visiting Nigeria to worship at Prophet TB Joshua’s temple as “a follower of God”.
Last Updated on Thursday, 05 December 2013 23:00