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Parties can learn from the UDF

20 August 2014 21:43:43 WN.com - World News

At a time when SA is experiencing a breakdown of trust, there are remarkable lessons parties can learn from the UDF, says Thabani Khumalo. Pretoria - Today the United Democratic Front (UDF) celebrates its 31st anniversary. It was formed to unite hundreds of progressive organisations and co-ordinate protests and revolts against apartheid, particularly the new apartheid constitution in 1983 and the elections to the segregated Tricameral Parliament the following year. It appealed to the white community “to help build a South Africa free from apartheid and violence”. UDF affiliates described 1988 as a year “of stress, conflict, bitterness and strife” “When the UDF...

Vice All News Time20 August 2014 21:43:43


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UDF Condemns Timammy's Arrest

27 June 2014 08:34:24 WN.com - Africa News

The UDF party has condemned the arrest of Lamu governor Isa Timammy over the recent Mpeketoni attacks. Party leader Musalia Mudavadi termed the move as political saying it was unfair to arrest him yet members of CORD who were summoned to record statements are walking free. Meanwhile, Timammy's lawyer Paul Buti says police have not confirmed the charges against him....

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Two Ministers, Parliament Speaker 'Likely BSP Chief Candidates'

26 June 2014 20:44:22 Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency)

Economy Minister Dragomir Stoynev, Defense Minister Angel Naydenov and Parliament Speaker Mihail Mikov have the same chance to head the main ruling party, media reports suggest. Citing comments from Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) high-ranking cadres, website Dariknews.bg sheds light on the ongoing discussions about a possible leadership changes amid numerous calls on BSP Chairman Sergey Stanishev to step down following poor results at the European Parliament elections. Stanishev, who announced Tuesday he was leaving the Bulgarian Parliament in order to become MEP, vowed to retain his seat as the socialists' leader, though admitting new energy and changes were needed within the party. All three "likely" candidates are currently holding key positions in the BSP, with Mikov having the Deputy Chair's seat and Naydenov acting as a spokesman for its National Council. Dragomir Stoynev is also expected to enter the Executive Bureau at the BSP Supreme Council, one of its top decision-making bodies. According to Bulgarian daily Standart, Stanishev is due to personally propose changes in the Executive Bureau within days. The newspaper says he is to place his demands at a session of the BSP's National Council, weeks after having held talks with him, Naydenov and Mikov, who he reportedly considers suitable candidates to succeed him on the top. Atanas Merdzhanov, the party's new Deputy Chair of the socialist parliament group after Yanaki Stoilov left the office in mid-June, is also poised to enter the Bureau. A new party chief is likely either this month or in March 2015 at the latest, according to Standart's BSP sources.

Vice All News Time26 June 2014 20:44:22


Lucius Banda now UDF leader in parliament

26 June 2014 12:23:14 Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi

United Democratic Front (UDF) has appointed Balaka North Parliamentarian Lucius ‘soldier’ Banda as the party’s leader in parliament replacing Atupele Muluzi who has joined cabinet. He will be deputised by former foregn affairs minister Lilian Patel. Muluzi, UDF president, relinquished the position of the party’s leader in parliament following his appointment as Minister of Natural...

Vice All News Time26 June 2014 12:23:14


UDF’s Chiwaya floors PP’s Wakuda for 2nd deputy speaker

16 June 2014 20:33:42 Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi

United Democratic Front (UDF) Mangochi Central MP, Dr Clement Chiwaya on Monday defeated People’s Party (PP) Kasungu North East MP Wakuda Kamanga for the position of second deputy speaker of parliament in a secret ballot. The election was president by newly elected Speaker, Richard Msowoya, who declared Chiwaya dully elected with 147 votes against 36....

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Atupele not in Speaker’s race: UDF not fielding candidate

15 June 2014 19:34:42 Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi

Leader of United Democratic Front (UDF), Atupele Muluzi, is not gunning for the post of Speaker in the National Assembly and his party is not fielding a acandidate, it has been disclosed. Parliament elects among its members a Speaker and two deputy speakers during the first session of a new National Assembly after a general...

Vice All News Time15 June 2014 19:34:42


UDF Rules Itself Out of Speakership Contest: We Don’t Have Desired Numbers-SG Kandi Padambo

15 June 2014 14:43:15 Malawi Voice

The United Democratic Front (UDF) has ruled itself out of the National Assembly’s Speakership election, scheduled on Monday, citing weak numerical base as the reason. UDF only managed to bag 14 Members of Parliament, in the last month’s elections. UDF Secretary General Kandi Padambo said on Sunday, the party will only throw its weight behind Related Posts: Road To May 20:Nsanje Has Six Female Parliamentary… UDF to Still Pursue ‘Agenda for Change’ Via National… U-turn: Atupele’s UDF Changes Tune On MPs, To Continue George Chaponda Distances Himself from DPP Presidential… Clerk of Parliament Warn New Members against Absenteeism The post UDF Rules Itself Out of Speakership Contest: We Don’t Have Desired Numbers-SG Kandi Padambo appeared first on Malawi Voice .

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Applause For MCP And UDF On Promise To Stand Firm On Section 65

08 June 2014 11:19:37 Malawi Voice

A big sound of applause to Opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) and United Democratic Front (UDF) who have separately said they will stand strong on Section 65 of the Constitution to ensure it is implemented in the event that some of their parliamentarians decide to cross the floor. One thing that has destabilised Malawi on Related Posts: UDF Petitions Speaker To Declare Vacant Mwechumu, Asibu… Section 65 Ruling On Thursday I have Exhausted All… Malawi’s Vice President Encourages Raping Of… History Repeating Itself: Nomadic MPs Gag Speaker With Court Malawi’s Opposition Vows to Push for Sec. 65… The post Applause For MCP And UDF On Promise To Stand Firm On Section 65 appeared first on Malawi Voice .

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MCP Plans Of Mutharika’s Impeachment Fall Through, As UDF Pulls Out Of Plot

05 June 2014 06:38:38 Malawi Voice

Reports indicate that the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) had plotted to have President Mutharika impeached in parliament for what they feel is a victory cheated out of them. According to the reports, an alliance of the MCP, former ruling Peoples’ Party (PP) and the United Democratic Front (UDF) had been formed post-elections and had agreed Related Posts: Joyce Banda Warned Against Hiring Atupele As Runningmate I’m Atupele Muluzi Not Dr Bakili Muluzi: We Are… Three Bishops Facilitating DPP, UDF alliance….But Blue UDF vs DPP: Yellow Plus Blue Equals Yellowish Blue Nyansi Atupele Dumps Chakwera-JB Alliance…Start Focusing on… The post MCP Plans Of Mutharika’s Impeachment Fall Through, As UDF Pulls Out Of Plot appeared first on Malawi Voice .

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From Mutharika, JB Turns To Atupele Muluzi…Removes UDF Billboard

18 May 2014 07:14:04 Malawi Voice

The Blantyre City Council (BCC) has categorically removed a campaign banner belonging to opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) that called upon the electorate to vote UDF Presidential candidate, Atupele Muluzi. An eye witness disclosed that Friday evening he saw a group of men, who said were working under instructions from the management of the council Related Posts: BT City Council Uproots Chakwera’s Electronic Billboard… At It Again:State House Orders The Removal Of Atupele’s… UDF Not Retreating on Atupele’s Bill boards…To Erect Blantyre City Council Chief Switches On Christmas Lights… JB Takes ‘One Cow, One Family’ To BT City: Squeezes… The post From Mutharika, JB Turns To Atupele Muluzi…Removes UDF Billboard appeared first on Malawi Voice .

Vice All News Time18 May 2014 07:14:04