Government Making Strides In Child Protection

Government Making Strides In Child Protection

BY ANDREW MAGOMBO LILONGWE, FEBRUARY 1, MANA: Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social welfare, Mary Thom Navicha, MP, has hailed government’s efforts in the fight against child abuse and violence in the country. Speaking Thursday on the sidelines of the official opening of a two-day symposium aimed at reviewing progress on the implementation of […]

SADC Calls For Calm As Malawi Awaits Presidential Elections Case Verdict

SADC Calls For Calm As Malawi Awaits Presidential Elections Case Verdict

As Malawi Constitution court is expected to deliver verdict on the high profile presidential elections case on Monday, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has asked Malawians to remain calm. Zimbabwe President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa, who is also the Chairperson for SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation made the call on Friday in […]

Rights Activist Mwakasungula Calls for Peace

Rights Activist Mwakasungula  Calls for Peace

Malawi’s top Governance, Human Rights and Peace advocate Undule Mwakasungula has appealed to Malawians to embrace peace ahead of the high profile Presidential Election Case ruling on Monday 3rd February. The call for peace follows a similar call from Malawi President Professor Arthur peter Mutharika, UTM leader Saulos Chilima and Malawi Congress Party (MCP) leader […]

She-Flames Under-20 to Roast Zim Warriors

She-Flames Under-20 to Roast Zim Warriors

Malawi National under 20 women’s team captain Zainab Kapanda says the girls are ready to pull a win against Zimbabwe this coming Saturday. The two teams square up at the Barbourfields Stadium in a 2020 FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup Qualifier preliminary Round return leg after playing out a 1 all draw in the first […]

BASMAL Elective AGM Slated for February 29

BY ELIZABETH MANDALA JANUARY 31, MANA: Basketball Association of Malawi (BASMAL) has set February 29, 2020 for their Annual General Meeting (AGM) and elections for the new executive committee which is to serve for the next four years. The elections will be presided over and hosted by the Malawi National Council of Sports (MNCS) in […]

Political Interference Affecting Procurement Process

Political Interference Affecting Procurement Process

BY FOSTINA MKANDAWIRE JANUARY 31, MANA: The Council For Non-governmental Organizations in Malawi (Congoma), has revealed that Political interference in implementation of Constituency Development Fund (CDF) affects the procurement process. Findings from a baseline study on civic participation in public procurement, conducted by Congoma had elements of the interferences include imposition of contractors, handling project […]

Despite Threats DPP Candidate Manages to Get Thousands Of Votes

Despite Threats DPP Candidate Manages to Get Thousands Of Votes

Despite threats and intimidations from the opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) supporters, the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate Frank Mazizi managed to get thousands of votes during Lilongwe South By-Elections. According to the Malawi Electoral Common (MEC) official results, Mazizi managed get 1,663 votes. Initially, MEC planned to conduct the By-elections on November 5, […]

All Set for Women’s National Presidential Cup Champs

All Set for Women’s National Presidential Cup Champs

The Football Association of Malawi (FAM) says all is set for the 2019/2020 Presidential National Women’s Championship to be held next week at the Mpira Stadium in Blantyre. The two-day tournament is a National playoff for Regional Leagues and will be participated by the three FAM Regional Women’s Leagues Champions and the Runner Up for […]

Nkhotakota Hospital Attends to Over 600 Mentally Ill Persons Monthly

Nkhotakota Hospital Attends to Over 600 Mentally Ill Persons Monthly

BY YAMIKANI YAPUWA January 31, Mana: Nkhotakota District Hospital attends to over 600 mentally ill persons every month and a mental health clinical officer has attributed the problem to smoking of Indian hemp. Khumbo Nyirenda said in an interview recently that the hospital sees 600 to 700 patients monthly. “In addition, we register 15 new […]

Photo College Expose MCP As Most Tribalistic Party

Photo College Expose MCP As Most Tribalistic Party

BY JACK BANDA This picture collage represents tribalism in the once mighty Malawi Congress Party (MCP). This is art from the abundance of the heart of MCP. Enoch Chihana and Khumbo Kachali, pedigree northerners and Joyce Banda married to a Tonga are relegated to the bottom. They are there for nothing just so that we […]