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HRDC sues MBC for Terrorist Slur

The Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC),an organisation fighting for electoral justice, has gone to court seeking clarification and justice on defamation by the state run – Malawi Broadcasting Corporation ( MBC) for labelling it, a terrorist organisation in Malawi (Bungwe la za uchifwamba) HRDC through its lawyers, Wesley Chalo Kawelo …

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Malawi Red Cross Staff Trained in Cash and Voucher Assistance

Twenty Five staff of Malawi Red Cross Society (MRCS) have been trained in Cash and Voucher Assistance(CVA) Secretary General for MRCS MacBain Kanongodza said the training prepared the staff to handle disasters. “The Five day Training of Trainers (TOT) in Cash and Voucher Assistance for 24 Malawi Red Cross Society …

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Muslims Take Part in HRDC Demos

PHOTO CREDIT: RAS KANSENGWA LILONGWE: Muslims joined thousand Malawians in the domonstrations organised by Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) yesterday. The demonstrations that took place in major cities namely Lillongwe, Blantyre and Mzuzu meant to force the Chairman of Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) Jane Ansah to step down for allegedly …

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APM Leaves for UK Tommorow

President Arthur Peter Mutharika (APM) will on Friday, 17th January, 2020 leave the country for London, United Kingdom (UK) to attend the UK-Africa Investment Summit. According to a statement from the Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC), President Mutharika will depart Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe at 4pm. The …

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Machinga Protests Split Malawi Muslims

Malawi Muslims have expressed different opinions over protests held this morning in Machinga district. Some Muslims in the district demonstrated forcing government to arrest people who murdered a Muslim police officer during Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) demonstrations in Msundwe in October, 2019. Reacting to the development, one Muslim has …

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Lightening Kills Woman in Nkhotakota

A 34 year-old woman identified as Doreen Banda has died after being struck by lightening in Nkhotakota district. Nkhunga police station public relations officer Ignatius Esau Phiri said onWednesday, the woman accompanied by her husband went to work in one of their cassava fields. “Heavy rains started pouring in and …

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