Chakwera Or Chatsika?

Chakwera Or Chatsika?

BY FOSTER F. FUNDI You must be a slave not a political party supporter, to cheer and believe Chakwera’s mansion cost K10 million. He must believe you are stupid. He must think you’re a slave and you won’t know that it’s corruption not donation of very expensive Hammer registration MC 20, a Toyota Hilux single […]

Ray Of Hope For Malawi’s Tobacco Industry

Ray Of Hope For Malawi’s Tobacco Industry

By Christopher Phodo Jiya, Contributor Expectations are high that the local tobacco industry will receive a boost from one of the biggest buyers of Malawi tobacco, Phillip Morris International (PMI), following revelations that one of its smokeless cigarette technologies has been authorized by the United States’ Food and Drug Administration (FDA).    The development brings a […]

PAC Advises Chakwera to Trim His Family Cabinet; ‘Walk the Talk Mr President’

PAC Advises Chakwera to Trim His Family Cabinet; ‘Walk the Talk Mr President’

The quasi-religious group, the Public Affairs Committee (PAC) has asked President Reverend Lazarus Chakwera to trim his cabinet as a measure of serving tax payers money. PAC’s Chairperson Monsignor Dr. Patrick Thawale made the call on Thursday during an interference meeting Chakwera at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe. He reminded Chakwera that Malawi Congress Party (MCP) […]

Govt Asked to Turn State House Into a Hotel

Govt Asked to Turn State House Into a Hotel

By Solister Mogha Zomba, August 6, Mana: Mayor for Zomba City, Benson Bulla has asked Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development to give the council power to use the Zomba State Residence and turn it into a hotel. Speaking Wednesday during a familiarization meeting with the Minister responsible, Lingson Belekanyama, the mayor said for […]

Long-Term Development Plans Essential- Chilima

Long-Term Development Plans Essential- Chilima

By Tione Andsen Lilongwe, August 6, Mana: Vice President, Dr Saulos Chilima has hinted that Malawi as a country should stop thinking of short-term implementation of its development agenda. He made the observation Thursday at Bingu International Convention Centre (BICC) in Lilongwe during the launch of Malawi Growth Development Strategy (MGDS) III Mid-Term Review Report. […]

Covid-19: Crime Buster Mtekama Laid To Rest As Hundreds Attend

Covid-19: Crime Buster Mtekama Laid To Rest As Hundreds Attend

By Stanley Nkhondoyachepa Nkhotakota, August 6, Mana: Malawi`s Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Chief late Bob Mtekama was on Wednesday laid to rest at his home, Nkhono Village, Traditional Authority (TA) Malengachanzi in Nkhotakota without police funeral drill ceremony. Hundreds of mourners thronged the village to give their last respects to the highly respected departed police […]

MACRA, Civil Aviation to Facilitate Safety Of Air Flights

MACRA, Civil Aviation to Facilitate Safety Of Air Flights

By Aisha Amidu Lilongwe, August 6, Mana:  Malawi Communication Regulatory Authority (MACRA) and Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to foster security and safety of air traffic. Speaking at the signing of the MoU at Sunbird Capital Hotel in Lilongwe, DCA Director, James Chakwera whose department offers aeronautical telecommunication […]

Primary School Learners March Against Rise in Teenage Pregnancies

Primary School Learners March Against Rise in Teenage Pregnancies

By Aaron Banda Mchinji, August 06, Mana: Primary School learners under Senior Chief Dambe in Mchinji have petitioned traditional leaders, demanding immediate action following rising cases of child marriages and teenage pregnancies in the area. Through the petition presented to Senior Chief Dambe, the learners among other things are demanding quick review of by-laws and […]

Govt Interns Can’t Breathe…to Seal Chilima Office

Govt Interns Can’t Breathe…to Seal Chilima Office

Over 500 graduates under the government internship program are expected to hold demonstrations tomorrow on Friday, 7 August protesting government’s decision to shift reporting dates for interns from 3rd August to 1st October, 2020. According to Principal Secretary for the Ministry of Labour, Esmie Kainja the government has shifted the dates following a recommendation from […]

DPP’s Field Marsha Ben Phiri Arrested

DPP’s Field Marsha Ben Phiri Arrested

The Malawi Police Service (MPs) has arrested opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Director of Elections, Dr. Ben Phiri who is also Member of Parliament for Thyolo Central. The former Local Government Minister, Dr. Phiri was picked on Thursday morning by Fiscal Police for questioning in Lilongwe. National Police Spokesperson, James Kadadzera was not available to […]

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