Now Official: APM Appoints Kondwani Nankhumwa As Leader Of The House

Now Official: APM Appoints Kondwani Nankhumwa As Leader Of The House

President Peter Mutharika has appointed Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Kondwani Nankhumwa as the interim leader of the House. The move puts to rest speculations on the fate of suspended Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development George Chaponda who is currently entangled in a maize procurement scandal. Making the announcement, Speaker of […]

NRWB Liberates Chitipa…New Water Plant To Benefit 47 000 People

NRWB Liberates Chitipa…New Water Plant To Benefit 47 000 People

Northern Region Water Board (NRWB) has launched comprehensive tests at the newly constructed Chitipa Water Supply Project earmarked to be commissioned this month. The project has been bankrolled by the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (Badea) to the tune of $10 million, with government injecting $3 million. In an interview, NRWB spokesperson Edward […]

Chaponda 100, Kamlepo 0:Bashes Wasteful Malawi Parliament Inquiry on Maizegate for Lacking Objectivity, Credibility

Chaponda 100, Kamlepo 0:Bashes Wasteful Malawi Parliament Inquiry on Maizegate for Lacking Objectivity, Credibility

 Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development George Chaponda has torn apart the the Parliamentary inquiries into the controversial maize procurement from Zambia, describing it as waste of time, waste of tax payers money and lacks objectivity and credibility. over the inquiry, Joseph Chidanti Malunga, said parliamentary committee, under Section 60 of the Constitution, has powers to […]

Teach Them While Young: Teveta For Skills Training In Primary Schools

Teach Them While Young: Teveta For Skills Training In Primary Schools

Technical, Entrepreneurial and Vocational Education and Training Authority (Teveta) has expressed its commitment to promote technical and vocational skills training in primary schools to ensure that the youth are embracing skills careers from their formative stage. Teveta Acting Executive Director Wilson Makulumiza- Nkhoma made the remarks on Monday when his organisation donated various learning tools […]

Speaker Calls For Patience On ATI

Speaker Calls For Patience On ATI

Speaker of Parliament Richard Msowoya has urged concerned members to be patient on the President’s assent to the Access To Information Bill saying the 21 days maximum period has not been exhausted yet. Msowoya made the call in the August house Monday on the first day of the mid-term budget review in response to leader […]

MACRA To Establish Studios And Centres Of Excellence

The Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) says it is in the process of establishing studios and centres of excellence for capacity building in the production of local content for the television industry in the country and abroad. MACRA’s board chairperson Mervis Mangulenje said this on Tuesday in Lilongwe during the opening of a three day […]

Traditional Authority Kalumo of Ntchisi Suspended

Traditional Authority Kalumo of Ntchisi Suspended

Traditional Authority  Kalumo of Ntchisi has been suspended following several allegations levelled against him ranging from misconduct to abuse of power. According to the District Commissioner (DC) for Ntchisi, Malango Bottoman, the Chief, whose real name is Yohane Ndundu, was suspended on Friday on issues of indiscipline and abuse of power. The DC said her […]

Floods Displace 200 House-holds In Salima

Floods Displace 200 House-holds In Salima

Over 150 families from Mtauchila Village Traditional Authority Pemba in Salima have been displaced by massive floods from the nearby Lifidzi River which have destroyed  dwelling homes, crops and the road network last Sunday. According to Newton Chirambo, the District Meteorological Service Officer, the floods are a result of heavy rains that have persisted in […]