APM Launches 2018/2019 Tree Planting Season: 60million Trees To Be Planted

APM Launches 2018/2019 Tree Planting Season: 60million Trees To Be Planted

President Professor Peter Mutharika on Saturday launched the 2018/2019 tree planting season at Malingunde Primary School ground in the area of Traditional Authority Masumbankhunda in Lilongwe district. He called on Malawians to play a leading role in securing water, food and environment. In the 2018/2019 tree planting season that is under the theme “Plant and […]

VOTE OF NO CONFIDENCE IN CHILIMA: Masangwi, Msowoya, Kambala, Makondi Pulling Out

VOTE OF NO CONFIDENCE IN CHILIMA: Masangwi, Msowoya, Kambala, Makondi Pulling Out

This is another crisis. It is VOTE OF NO CONFIDENCE IN CHILIMA as KAMBALA, MSOWOYA, MASANGWI and MAKONDI are pulling out of UTM. Frustrations with Chilima’s failure to provide leadership have boiled to a climax with a weekend away from UTM Convention. Sources close to Chilima have confirmed to The Nation newspaper that Masangwi, Msowoya […]

DPP Aspirant Alex Chimwala Pleads For More Support For Rainstorm Victims, As DPP UK Wing Intervenes

DPP Aspirant Alex Chimwala  Pleads For More Support For Rainstorm Victims, As DPP UK Wing Intervenes

Ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Blantyre City East aspiring parliamentarian Alex Chimwala has called on individuals and organisations to support rainstorm victims that destroyed 41 houses last month. The DPP parliamentary candidate said this last week when the DPP UK Wing donated assorted items worth K1 million to the November 26 rainstorm victims. “Blantyre City […]

Financial Services Act Bill Shot Down…Plebians To Continue Suffering As Banks Reap Them Off

Financial Services Act Bill Shot Down…Plebians To Continue Suffering As Banks Reap Them Off

Malawi Parliament on Thursday shot down Financial Services Bill which was aimed at regulating bank lending rates among others. This means that poor Malawians will continue paying huge bank interest rates which have been described as satanic so far. Dowa West MP Alexander Kusamba Dzonzi tabled the motion on Thursday. And Anthony Mukumbwa who is […]

APM’s Green Belt Initiative Boosts Cotton Industry, A Game Changer To Local Farmers

APM’s Green Belt Initiative Boosts Cotton Industry, A Game Changer To Local Farmers

The first batch of irrigated cotton harvest in the country is projected to hit 800 metric tonnes which could earn the farmers about K250 million, agriculture authorities have said. The cotton irrigation project, under the Green Belt Authority (GBA), is being undertaken on a 300-hectare land in Chikwawa District. Currently, the harvest for the crop […]

Parliament Endorses Elderly Income Scheme

Parliament Endorses Elderly Income Scheme

  Parliament has passed a motion which will see senior citizens aged 65 and above but not on pension,getting a monthly upkeep allowance from government. All things being equal,the financial support is expected to roll out next year. This follows the passing of a motion brought in parliament by Zomba Changalume legislator, John Chikalimba, on […]

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