President Peter Mutharika

Malawi President announces 21-day lockdown to fight COVID-19

President Peter Mutharika has announced that government will enforce three weeks lockdown as a new measure to combat further spread of Coronavirus in the country. During a Televised National address on Malawi’s Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) on Tuesday night, Mutharika said the lockdown
April 15, 2020

Malawi schools shut ahead of poll court ruling next week

A number of schools in Malawi have closed and sent their pupils home ahead of a court ruling next week about the country’s disputed election. Opposition parties are challenging the re-election of President Peter Mutharika in May last year – and the
January 29, 2020

Malawi President to miss SADC summit amid political tension

President Peter Mutharika will not attend the Southern African Development Community-SADC Ordinary Summit of Heads of States and Government in Tanzania. The Malawi leader has instead sent Vice President Everton Chimulirenji to represent him at the summit which will be held in
August 14, 2019

Malawi post elections’ protests risk crippling economy

Malawi’s central bank has warned of a serous economic down turn following the on going post- election demonstrations in the southern African nation in the wake of the disputed Presidential election results. Some Malawians have been protesting against the declaration of President
July 29, 2019

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