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 […]

Macra Licences 50 Radio Stations As More Applicants Wait In The Wings

Macra Licences 50 Radio Stations As More Applicants Wait In The Wings

Director of Information Gideon Munthali has commended the Malawi Regulatory Authority (MACRA) for reviewing its broadcasting licensing framework, a development that has seen 50 radio stations getting licenses in the country. Speaking Monday in Mzuzu during commemoration of this year’s World Radio Day, Munthali said the review has eased the way people that want to […]