Malawi: Ex-President Can’t Access Bank Accounts

Malawi: Ex-President Can’t Access Bank Accounts

BLANTYRE, 25 January 2021 – Malawi’s former President Peter Muharika and former first lady Gertrude, have lost their case before the country’s High Court to regain access to their bank accounts. The court ruled on a technicality, declaring that the court order...
Malawi: Seeking Funding to Fight COVID

Malawi: Seeking Funding to Fight COVID

LILONGWE, 15 January 2021 – Malawi’s President Lazarus Chakwera is seeking $220 million in funding to fight the new coronavirus pandemic in his country. The full appeal is posted on the Malawi government Facebook page. In an interview Friday, Chakwera highlighted the...
Malawi: Two Ministers Die of COVID-19

Malawi: Two Ministers Die of COVID-19

LILONGWE, 12 January 2021 – Two Malawian ministers died Tuseday within two hours of each other from complications triggered by the new coronavirus. Malawi’s local government minister Lingson Belekanyama had hardly been dead two hous than the country’s transport...
Malawi: President Takes Blame for COVID-19

Malawi: President Takes Blame for COVID-19

LILONGWE, 11 January 2021 – Malawi’s President Lazarus Chakwera has taken personal blame for the less than successful effort to stem the spread of COVID-19 in the country. Many Malawians, “including myself”, dropped their guard, failing to adhere strictly to COVID-19...
Malawi: Current and Former Presidents Meet

Malawi: Current and Former Presidents Meet

LILONGWE, 27 December 2020 – Malawian President Lazarus Chakwera met on Boxing Day with his predecessor Peter Mutharika at the former president’s residence in Mangochi. The visit as a “rare feat in the political history of democratic Malawi,” The Nation...
Malawi: Ultimatum: Find the Leakers

Malawi: Ultimatum: Find the Leakers

LILONGWE, 9 November 2020 – The President of Malawi Lazarus Chakwera has given his education minister one week to find out who was behind the leak of examination questions that forced the cancellation of this year’s secondary school exams across the country. Chakwera...
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