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 […]

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 […]