The Opposition Wants a “Yes Bwana” MEC

The Opposition Wants a “Yes Bwana” MEC

It’s hightime every Malawian realised that an election is a political process rather than a one-day exercise. Yes, we vote in a single day and by law the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) is supposed to announce winners within seven days but preparations for this seemingly short event takes years. If we use a pregnancy analogy […]

Why Malawians Want Mutharika To Finish His 10-year Rule

Why Malawians Want Mutharika To Finish His 10-year Rule

BY GERALD VIOLA It is a known fact that we are living in a democratic environment because others fought for this to happen. I always applaud the bold stand of the Catholic Bishops who contributed to putting a full stop to one party rule through Christian mobilization via their pastoral epistles released from 1992. I […]

WaterAid In Malawi Responds To Coronavirus Threat

WaterAid In Malawi Responds To Coronavirus Threat

WaterAid in Malawi on Friday responded to the threat of Covid-19 by handing over essential supplies to Lilongwe City Council (LCC) to help in the fight against the spread of the disease. COVID-19, which is now a global issue, was first discovered in December 2019 in Wuhan City in China. The disease has affected several […]

Vote For Development Conscious President- Blantyre Synod

Vote For Development Conscious President- Blantyre Synod

The Church of Central Africa Presbyterian (CCAP)–Blantyre Synod has urged Malawians to vote for a president who will continue developing the county. Blantyre Synod General Secretary, Reverend Dr. Billy Gama made the appeal on Friday through a press statement dated 27 March 2020 ahead of July Fresh Presidential elections. “Blantyre Synod would like to appeal […]

MRA, MBS Seal Deal to Address Delays In Clearance Of Goods

MRA, MBS Seal Deal to Address Delays In Clearance Of Goods

By Elizabeth Mandala, MANA Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) and Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) have sealed a working relationship which will provide speed and efficiency in their operations in borders aimed at eliminating delays in clearance of goods. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by both, MRA Commissioner General Grey Malata and MBS Director […]

Government To Decongest Markets

Government To Decongest Markets

By Memory Chatonda, MANA In the light of Coronavirus pandemic, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Ben Phiri has disclosed plans to decongest flea markets across the country as one way of adhering to preventive measures against the virus. The minister made the remarks on Thursday at Sanjika Palace in Blantyre during the official […]

Speaker Gotani Hara ‘Completely’ Out Of Order

Speaker Gotani Hara ‘Completely’ Out Of Order

In these trying times Malawi Parliamentary Speaker Gotani Hara, is exposing her ignorance and showing herself to be overwhelmed by circumstance, needing advise from someone who really understands The Malawi Constitution and how power is separated between Judiciary, Lawmakers which she is part of and The Presidency. The Lady is simply looking lost and most […]

Coronavirus Delays Tobacco Market

Coronavirus Delays Tobacco Market

By Lisa Kadango, MANA The Tobacco Commission (TC) says preparation for the 2020 market season is on despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for TC, Kayisi Sadala said this on Wednesday during a media briefing on the opening of this year’s market season in Lilongwe. Sadala said there is need to update the […]

Malawi Airlines Suspends Flights

Malawi Airlines Suspends Flights

By Yamikani Yapuwa, MANA The Malawi Airlines has temporarily suspended all flights between Lilongwe or Blantyre and Johannesburg effective Friday 27 March, 2020 until Thursday 16 April 2020. According to a Flight advisory by Malawi Airlines issued on Tuesday, the suspension was as a result of national lockdown announced by South African government. “The Government […]