Oops!Mzuzu Judge Erred, As Malawi Supreme Court Reinstates Chaponda As Agriculture Minister

Oops!Mzuzu Judge Erred, As Malawi Supreme Court Reinstates Chaponda As Agriculture Minister

Judge Dunstain Mwaungulu of the Supreme Court of Appeal has vacated a High Court order stopping Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development George Chaponda from executing his duties until a probe into the Zambia maize import is over. He said the lower court erred to suspend Chaponda because the affidavits were not consistent with […]

Re-faced Kamuzu International Airport To Boost Malawi’s Economy…Next Is Chileka, Likoma, Mzuzu, Mangochi Airports

Re-faced Kamuzu International Airport To Boost Malawi’s Economy…Next Is Chileka, Likoma, Mzuzu, Mangochi Airports

President Prof. Peter Mutharika has expressed hopes of an upward spiral in the country’s economy and tourism industry when the re-facing of Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) gets completed. The first citizen expressed the optimism at KIA on Friday, after the ground breaking ceremony which officially marked commencement of the expansion project of the international airport. […]

VP Chilima Prays For More Relief Items In Salima And All Other Places Affected By Floods

VP Chilima Prays For More Relief Items In Salima And All Other Places Affected By Floods

  Vice President Dr. Saulos Chilima, in his capacity as Minister for Disaster Management Affairs Thursday visited families that have been displaced by floods in Salima district. About 1,031 people (248 families) have been affected by floods in the area of Traditional Authority Pemba after Lifidzi river flooded due to persistent heavy rains. Chilima praised […]

KIA UPGRADE: Transforming Malawi Through Infrastructure Development

KIA UPGRADE: Transforming Malawi Through Infrastructure Development

According various commentators it is becoming apparent that President Mutharika‘s Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) led government has infrastructure development at heart. After transforming the face of Malawi through multi-million dollar infrastructure development projects across Malawi, they are at it again, this time with the expansion of Kamuzu International Airport (KIA). According to a press release […]

Malawi Parliament Welcomes Nankhumwa’s Appointment As New Leader Of The House: “We Will Give Him All The Support”-Says Uladi, Wakuda

Malawi Parliament Welcomes Nankhumwa’s Appointment As New Leader Of The House: “We Will Give Him All The Support”-Says Uladi, Wakuda

President Prof Peter Mutharika has appointed Kondwani Nankhumwa, Minister of Local government and Rural Development, as the new leader of the house in parliament. His appointment follows the suspension of Dr. George Chaponda who has been implicated in the Zambia – Malawi maize scandal and now awaiting court judgement on Friday. Making the announcement in […]

SA, Malawi To Sign MOU On Migration, Economic Development

SA, Malawi To Sign MOU On Migration, Economic Development

South Africa and Malawi governments will soon sign Agreements on migration, economic development and trade, new South African High Commissioner to Malawi, Thenjiwe Mtintso, disclosed on Thursday in Lilongwe. The High Commissioner said this at Kamuzu Palace after presenting Letters of Credence to President Prof. Peter Mutharika to assume her role as her country’s envoy […]

APM Appoints Gedion Munthali As New Director of Information

APM Appoints  Gedion Munthali As New Director of Information

President Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika, has appointed Gedion Munthali as the new Director of Information in the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology. According to a letter signed by Chief Secretary to Government, Lloyd Muhara, Munthali’s appointment is with effect from 7th February 2017. Munthali takes over from Dr. Bright Molande who left the post […]

APM To Visit Floods Victims In Salima On Monday

APM To Visit Floods Victims In Salima On Monday

His Excellency the President Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika has learnt with sadness that about almost 1,131 people have been affected by floods in the area of Traditional Authority Pemba in Salima district. The President is assuring those affected of government swift support to ease their suffering. President Prof. Arthur Mutharika will personally visit the victims […]

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 […]