President Mutharika Receives Letters Of Credence From New Zimbabwe High Commissioner

President Mutharika Receives Letters Of Credence From New Zimbabwe High Commissioner

By Fostina Mkandawire New Zimbabwe High Commissioner to Malawi Hilda Suka Mafudza on Tuesday submitted her letters of credence to State President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika. Speaking during the presentation ceremony at the Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe, Mafudza indicated that she would strengthen bilateral ties that exist between Zimbabwe and Malawi. Mafudza said she was […]

EU Gives Malawi K17bn For Chuma cha Dziko Programme

EU Gives Malawi K17bn For Chuma cha Dziko Programme

By Daniel Namwini Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Development and the European Union (EU) have signed a financing agreement for Public Finance Management (PFM) Reforms dubbed ‘Chuma cha Dziko’ Programme. During the signing ceremony on Monday in Lilongwe, the Finance Minister, Joseph Mwanamvekha said the five-year programme will cost EURO 22.0 million (more than […]

TNM Responds To ICT Challenges In Community Secondary Schools

TNM Responds To ICT Challenges In Community Secondary Schools

Malawi’s premier mobile network and ICT services provider, TNM, has donated ICT equipment to Januwale Community Day Secondary School (CDSS) in Thyolo under the banner ‘ICT for Schools’ initiate.  ‘ICT for Schools’ is the telco’s brainchild initiative which seeks to equip community secondary schools with modern technology to adapt to the changes in the education […]

Chakwera, Mtambo Continue To Destroy Malawi’s Economy, Create Suffering And Incite Violence

Chakwera, Mtambo Continue To Destroy Malawi’s Economy, Create Suffering And Incite Violence

After failing the Election, Malawi Congress Party Lazarus Chakwera and the Burundian Timothy Mtambo are hell bent on destroying Malawi’s economy to create suffering among poor Malawians with the hope of inciting more riots and violence to take power through the backdoor. Chakwera and Mtambo have connived to incite business people to demonstrate against Malawi […]

Economist Kachaje Backs MRA on Carbon Tax; ‘Gulitsani Galimoto Mukagule Njinga Yopalasa Pasavute’

Economist Kachaje Backs MRA on Carbon Tax; ‘Gulitsani Galimoto Mukagule Njinga Yopalasa Pasavute’

BY THUMBIKO NYIRONGO Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Strategist and Economist Henry Kachaje has backed the decision by the Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) to start collecting carbon tax on motor vehicles. According to a statement from MRA, the tax will be paid annually when motor vehicle owners are renewing Certificate of Fitness (COF) for their vehicles […]

BT Synod GS Rev. Dr. Billy Gama Attends WARC Meeting In Kenya, Proceeds To S.Africa For Another Assembly

BT Synod GS Rev. Dr. Billy Gama Attends WARC Meeting In Kenya, Proceeds To S.Africa For Another Assembly

BY THUMBIKO NYIRONGO The Church of Central Africa Presbyterian (CCAP)-Blantyre Synod General Secretary Reverend Dr. Billy Gama recently attended the World Alliance of Reformed Churches (WARC) in Nairobi, Kenya. During the trip, the Blantyre Synod CEO took on board Reverend Shadreck Kamtwanje of Ntcheu Presbytery as a fulfillment of his acceptance speech on inclusive leadership. […]

VOYAGE TO PARADISE: MEC Coming Out Clean: Wins 33 Electoral Cases

VOYAGE TO PARADISE: MEC Coming Out Clean: Wins 33 Electoral Cases

As the country anxiously awaits conclusion of hearing and subsequent judgement of the presidential elections petition case, Nyasa Times understands that a total of 33 electoral related cases have been concluded in the High Court with the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) coming out clean. Since the preparations for the May 21 Tripartite Elections started, the […]

GOOD NEWS: IMF Resumes Direct Budgetary Support To Malawi…Gives Malawi $40 Million

GOOD NEWS: IMF Resumes Direct Budgetary Support To Malawi…Gives Malawi $40 Million

Malawi will get resources amounting to US$40.0 million ( K29 billion) from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in direct budget support, the first time this has happened since 2013 when it was suspended. Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, Joseph Mwanamvekha, disclosed this Saturday afternoon during a media briefing at Capital Hill in Lilongwe. […]

UTM Leaders Join DPP In Mwanza

UTM Leaders Join DPP In Mwanza

United Transformation Movement (UTM) district governor for Mwanza Sam Gorasi and councillor for Thambani ward Peter Ibrahim Mayere and 18 others including some members from Malawi Congress Party have dumped their parties and joined the ruling Democratic Progressive Party. DPP’s Director of Research who is also Minister of Information, Civic Education and Communications Technology Mark […]

FDH Money Bureau Launches ‘Kupakula Makwacha’ Promotion

FDH Money Bureau Launches ‘Kupakula Makwacha’ Promotion

FDH Money Bureau, a subsidiary of FDH Holdings Limited has launched a festive promotion dubbed ‘Kupakula Makwacha’ which will see 30 lucky winners get K100,000 each by the end of 30 days. Launching the promotion in Blantyre Thursday, FDH Money Bureau General Manager Daniel Pinto Khamula said the promotion targets customers who receive money from […]