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MbiriINTRO: My name is Mbiri Mulamba, I am a General Manager for Cedar Place. I also own a Catering Company and a Cosmetic Shop. I am a young politician for United Democratic Front, UDF.

EDUCATION: I am a holder of GSCE from South End Secondary School, I obtained a Matric Certificate from South Africa, I have a diploma in Law from New College Nottingham, United Kingdom, and studying towards a degree in Supply Chain Management at MANCOSA, RSA.

ROLE MODEL: Dr. Bakili Muluzi, former president of the Republic of Malawi

AMBITION: To become a Member of Parliament

INSPIRATION: As I look at our nation I see poverty, I see children learning under trees, people walking miles to have access to water, pregnant women not having access to proper medical care, the amount of debt this country has incurred that future generations will have to pay for, just to mention a few. Am sure if I put my mind to it I could build a hospital or dig some boreholes and make a difference but I have come to realize that a significant change in this nation comes through making policies that benefit the people. Someone said if you want to see change be that change.

NEXT 10 YEARS: I see myself as a cabinet minister, preferably in the ministry of Gender, Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Ministry of Trade. However, being a speaker of Parliament or Deputy Speaker of Parliament like Ester Ncheka Chilenje is also something I admire.

ADVICE: I would encourage them to follow their dreams, to pursue this career path not for what they can get but for what they can give and have a passion for the people of Malawi. We are blessed with many things including our resources and talents not so that we can boast about them but that we can be a blessing to others and leave a legacy behind for future generations to live in a Malawi that we ourselves dream about today. We all have a responsibility to make an equitable difference in the life of others and you have everything it takes to make that difference a reality.

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Written on 25/08/2016, 08:29 by ruth
cmd-ministry-of-justice-agree-on-a-roadmap-for-the-political-party-billBackground Political parties under the Centre for Multiparty Democracy (CMD) have been championing the review of the Political Parties (Registration and Regulation) Act since 2010. Through the years, CMD has held wide consultations with civil society organizations, faith based organizations, the media, traditional leaders and regional and district structures of political parties....
Written on 03/08/2016, 06:42 by ruth
paid-up-party-membership Can Malawian political parties reconsider paid up membership as a way of fundaising? CMD-M conducted workshops  in Lilongwe, Blantyre and Mzuzu with party leaders at district level to shed more light on the subject.  It was discovered that Political Parties in Malawi raise their funds by organizing football matches, dinner dances and coffee mornings, but their main...
Written on 03/08/2016, 06:40 by ruth
tanzania-exchange-visit-women-in-politicsUnder the mentorship program of the “Women’s Active Participation in Political Leadership and Decision- Making in political parties in Malawi”project funded by Danish Institute for Parties and Democracy (DIPD), The Centre for Multiparty Democracy organized an exchange visit to Tanzania. The visit offered a refresher training to 2 representatives from each of the following parties:...
Written on 18/07/2016, 09:33 by ruth
youth-in-politics-meet-tiyamike-mkandawireINTRO: My name is Tiyamike Chakhaza Mkandawire. I am currently working as a Program Associate for the USAID Malawi Scholarship Program at World Learning since February 2014.        I am a young politician from Alliance for Democracy, AFORD. EDUCATION: I obtained my MSCE from Lilongwe Girls Secondary School and I am a holder of a Bachelors Degree...
Written on 18/07/2016, 09:25 by ruth
youth-in-politics-meet-elizabeth-mukhunaINTRO: My name is Elizabeth Blessings Mukhuna. I am a business woman. I provide event management services e.g. decorations, wedding cakes and snacks. I also sell second hand clothes. I am a young politician from Malawi Congress Party, MCP. EDUCATION: I obtained my MSCE from New Era Girls Secondary School. I also hold a diploma in Information Technology from National College of...
Written on 18/07/2016, 08:51 by ruth
youth-in-politicsINTRO: My name is Mbiri Mulamba, I am a General Manager for Cedar Place. I also own a Catering Company and a Cosmetic Shop. I am a young politician for United Democratic Front, UDF. EDUCATION: I am a holder of GSCE from South End Secondary School, I obtained a Matric Certificate from South Africa, I have a diploma in Law from New College Nottingham, United Kingdom, and studying...
Written on 14/06/2016, 09:03 by ruth
cmd-dpid-partnershipThe Centre for Multiparty Democracy is in partnership with the SF and Venstre to implement a project that aims at strengthening youth involvement in political parties in Malawi. The overall objective of the project is to contribute to the development of a political culture based on democratic dialogue in and between political parties, increasing inclusion of members and involvement...
Written on 14/06/2016, 08:56 by ruth
cmd-dipd-partnershipThe Centre for Multiparty Democracy is in partnership with the SF and Venstre to implement a project that aims at strengthening youth involvement in political parties in Malawi. The overall objective of the project is to contribute to the development of a political culture based on democratic dialogue in and between political parties, increasing inclusion of members and involvement...
Written on 13/04/2015, 08:39 by madamlava
stella-chauwa-a-youthful-parliamentarian-in-the-makingStella Chauwa, 28, is geared to tread in the land where even men think twice before they pluck courage to tread. She wants to join frontline politics and become a parliamentarian. Her dream is not without cause. “I got inspired by my grandfather who was once a parliamentarian and cabinet minister during Dr. Kamuzu Banda era, and my aunt who was also Member of Parliament,” explains...

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