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 […]

President Mutharika, US Assistant Secretary of State Talk Trade, Investment

President Mutharika, US Assistant Secretary of State Talk Trade, Investment

By Manasse Nyrenda Lilongwe, January 30, Mana: President Peter Mutharika Thursday discussed with an American envoy on how Malawi would enhance trade and investment with the American government. Mutharika met the visiting United States of America’s Assistant Secretary of State Responsible for Southern Africa, Mathew Harrington at the New State House in Lilongwe.  In his […]

2019/2020 FISP Program to Close on 7 February

2019/2020 FISP Program to Close on 7 February

The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Walter Development says the 2019/2020 Farm Input Subsidy Program (FISP) will close on 7th February 2020. Principle Secretary in the Ministry, Gray Nyandule Phiri disclosed the development on Thursday through a press statement dated 30th January 2020.   Nyandule Phiri said all fertilizer retailers, seed companies and agro- dealers […]

Malawian Student Scoops Position One In South Africa IGCSE Exams

Malawian Student Scoops Position One In South Africa IGCSE Exams

A 16 years old Malawian, Jerome Sibande, has scooped position one in overall results of 2019 high school Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) examinations in the Republic of South Africa, beating candidates from all 8 South African IGCSE curriculum schools. Sibande scored six A* and three As in nine subjects he wrote […]