Malawi Muslims Attack Banks…Condemns High Bank Interest Rates

Malawi Muslims Attack Banks…Condemns High Bank Interest Rates

The Muslim Association of Malawi (MAM) has bemoaned high interest rates that Banks are offering saying this is fostering incidents of property repossession by banks and other lending agencies. MAM Secretary General Alhaj Twaibu Lawe sounded the outcry in an interview with Malawi News Agency (MANA) on Thursday saying the Association is discussing with government […]

Mangochi Youths Celebrate The Coming Of Technical College…Thousands Apply

Mangochi Youths Celebrate The Coming Of Technical College…Thousands Apply

District Commissioner (DC) for Mangochi James Manyetera says the district has received an overwhelming response of youth applications to be admitted into the Mangochi Community Technical College expected to open its doors late next month. Speaking in an interview with the Malawi News Agency (MANA) on Thursday, Manyetera said government has embarked on a project […]

MRA Surpasses Target By MK37.7bn… Takes ‘Everyone Must Pay Tax’ Campaign’ To CSOs

MRA Surpasses Target By MK37.7bn… Takes ‘Everyone Must Pay Tax’ Campaign’ To CSOs

The Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) says as of January 31, 2017, it had collected MK449bn against the target of MK411.2bn, registering a surplus of MK37.77bn. MRA Deputy Commissioner General, Roza Mbilizi, disclosed this in Lilongwe on Friday during the national workshop with CSO leaders aimed at enhancing the ongoing ‘Everyone Must Pay Tax’ campaign. She […]

Mutharika reshuffles PSs: Secretary to Treasury Mangani replaced with Botolo

Mutharika reshuffles PSs: Secretary to Treasury Mangani replaced with Botolo

Malawi President Peter Mutharika has appointed  Ben Botolo as new Secretary to the Treasury (ST)  replacing Ronald Mangani. Botolo was serving as  principal secretary (PS) of Vice president and commissioner for disaster management affairs. He will be replaced by PS (admnistration) Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC) Chinthu Phiri at VP’s office. Director of Cabinet Lucky Sikwese has […]

Mutharika Signs Access To Information Bill Into Law: New Dawn For Transparency In Malawi

Mutharika Signs Access To Information Bill Into Law: New Dawn For Transparency In Malawi

President Peter Mutharika has finally assented the much awaited Access to Information bill into law  allowing Malawians to freely access information from the government and other public bodies. President Mutharika signs ATI Both State House and parliament confirmed the bill opening up public access to government record is now law following President Mutharika’s nod. This […]

Malawi President To Cheer Flood Victims At Ntandire This Afternoon

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release February 14, 2017 HIS EXCELLENCY PROF. ARTHUR PETER MUTHARIKA TO VISIT FLOOD VICTIMS AT NTANDIRE State House is informing the public that His Excellency Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika will on Wednesday, 15th February 2017 visit Ntandire location in Lilongwe to condole people who were affected by floods. The President is […]

Nsanje MPs Thom Kamangira, Joseph Chidanti Under Fire Over Nsanje-Marka M1 Road

Nsanje MPs Thom Kamangira, Joseph Chidanti Under Fire Over Nsanje-Marka M1 Road

Nsanje South and Nsanje South West Parliamentarians are under fire for alleged failing to push for a good road network involving the 27 kilometer Nsanje-Marka Road which is currently in very bad shape. Concerned constituents including the business community on Monday faulted their parliamentarians Thom Kamangira and Dr Joseph Chidanti whom they said are not […]