TNM Commended For Making ICT Accessible

TNM Commended For Making ICT Accessible

By Tione Andsen Lilongwe, July 25, Mana:  Government has commended TNM PLC for making Information Communication Technology (ICT) accessible to Malawians. Minister of information, Gospel Kazako made the recommendation Friday during the launch of low cost smart phones by TNM PLC in partnership with KaiOS at Sunbird Bird Capital Hotel in Lilongwe. He said the […]

TNM Slashes Internet Price by 70%

TNM Slashes Internet Price by 70%

Mobile Phones Service Provider, Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM) has reduced its internet data charges by 7O percent. TNM Executive Officer, Michael Buitelaar disclosed the development at Sunbird Capital in Lilongwe during the launch of the new 4G Smartphone. According to Buitelaar, the decision has been arrived following some recent interface with Minister of Information Gospel […]

JB Son Roy Kachale Banda Justifies ‘Canteen’ Tour

JB Son Roy Kachale Banda Justifies ‘Canteen’ Tour

Industry Minister Roy Kachale Banda is describing as ‘ill informed’ remarks by some critics questioning his recent familiarisation visits to small and medium enterprises – SMEs. Speaking Thursday morning after touring Mkwezeni Meat Processing Cooperative in Blantyre’s Chilomoni Township, Kachale stressed that SMEs form a valid part of his ministry. As part of his strategy to acquaint […]

Govt Committed to Providing Uninterrupted Supply Of Electricity

Govt Committed to Providing Uninterrupted Supply Of Electricity

By Mercy Makuwira, MANA The Minister of Energy, Newton Kambala has reiterated government’s commitment to providing continued supply of electricity as the country continues to explore more sources of energy apart from hydro generated power. The Minister said this at Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Phombeya Substation in Balaka after touring the substation during […]

Malawians Take Data Must Fall Protest Online

Malawians Take Data Must Fall Protest Online

Internet Users in Malawi have stormed social media platforms such as facebook, Twitter and Whatsapp with ‘Internet Data Must Fall’ online protest. The protesters are demanding that internet service providers such as TNM and Airtel Malawi should reduce the prices for internet data bundles. The protesters are using the #datamustfall hash-tag to show their anger […]

Information Minister Kazako Calls for Reduction in Internet Data

Information Minister Kazako Calls for Reduction in Internet Data

By Memory Chatonda, MANA Minister of Information, Gospel Kazako has advised Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) to seriously engage mobile telecommunications companies to reduce the cost of internet data to enable more Malawians enjoy services in the communication sector. The minister said this on Monday when he toured Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority Offices in Blantyre. […]

Where is Rosa Fatch Mbilizi?

Where is Rosa Fatch Mbilizi?

BY BEN CHIZA This is what our media is supposed to be spreading out there but no….. Where is Rosa Fatch Mbilizi? All of a sudden you have all gone quiet about the looting at MRA which she engineered. I thought that’s what you claimed during campaign? Or you just realised Rosa and her brother […]

Kazako Challenge Malawi Post Corporation On Profit Making

Kazako Challenge Malawi Post Corporation On Profit Making

By Brenda Nkosi Blantyre, July 16, Mana: The newly appointed Minister of Information, Gospel Kazako has challenged Malawi Posts Corporation (MPC) top management to stop seeking sympathy and start making profits or else step-down. Kazako, on a familiarization tour of MPC headquarters in Blantyre on Thursday, said it was not making sense that the company’s […]

When Unlawful ‘Commissioner General’ John Biziwick Reports For Work At MRA Headquarters…

When Unlawful ‘Commissioner General’ John Biziwick Reports For Work At MRA Headquarters…

By Prof Danwood Chirwa John Biziwick, recently appointed illegally, has apparently reported for work at MRA headquarters. The other illegally appointed deputies seem also to have assumed their new roles.This after the newly inaugurated President promised to amend the Constitution in order to trim down the powers of the presidency. Before the amendment bill has […]

Standard Bank Equips Major Hospitals with K90 Million Covid-19 Response Equipment

Standard Bank Equips Major Hospitals with K90 Million Covid-19 Response Equipment

As way of contributing towards the fight against Covid-19 pandemic, Standard Bank PLC on Wednesday donated assorted medical items valued at K90 million to Government of Malawi targeting the country’s major hospitals and other frontline workers. The donation has since been channelled to Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Kamuzu Central Hospital, Mzuzu Central Hospital and Nurses […]