No Money for Fresh Presidential Polls

No Money for Fresh Presidential Polls

Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Joseph Mwanamvekha on Friday told parliament that it will be difficult for government to fund fresh presidential elections. Mwanamvekha made the sentiments when presenting 2019/2020 mid-year budget statement to the August House. He said it would be difficult to finance fresh election due to pressure in the budget. The […]

Thyolo Residents Urged to Demand Better Services

Thyolo Residents Urged to Demand Better Services

By Tikondane Vega National Initiative Civic Education (NICE) Public Trust has urged people around Luchenza Municipal Council and Thyolo District Council to continue demanding better services from office bearers for improved living standards. NICE District Civic Education Officer for Thyolo, Moses Kaunda said this as the Trust has completed a one year project dubbed: “Strengthening […]

PAC Inquiry Report Submitted to Mutharika

PAC Inquiry Report Submitted to Mutharika

By Morton Sibale Chairperson of the Public Appointments Committee of Parliament, Collins Kajawa has told reporters that the final report on the committee’s inquiry into the competency of the commissioners of the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has been sent to the president for further action. Kajawa said this Thursday afternoon at Parliament building in Lilongwe […]

No Need To Panic Over Locusts, Ministry Of Agriculture Insists

No Need To Panic Over Locusts, Ministry Of Agriculture Insists

By Chimwemwe Njoloma The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has reiterated that farmers in the country should not panic over reports of desert locusts that are destroying crops in East African countries. Farmers in the country have expressed fear that the desert locusts may migrate to Malawi and wreak havoc on their crops. […]

DPP Supporters Demand Restoration Of Electoral Justice

DPP Supporters Demand Restoration Of Electoral Justice

By Synd Kalimbuka Thousands of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) followers in the Eastern Region expressed dismay in the manner the Constitutional Court (Con-court) Judges handled the Presidential electoral case. DDP followers marched in Zomba on Wednesday, describing the Court ruling which made a determination that there should be fresh presidential elections as fraudulent. In the petition […]

Malawi President Mutharika Hold Talks With Greek Orthodox Church Leader

Malawi President Mutharika Hold Talks With Greek Orthodox Church Leader

Today, His Excellency Prof. Arthur Mutharika hosted the Greek Orthodox Church leader for Alexandria and Africa His Divine Beatitude the Pope and Patriarch Theodoros 11. His Beatitude is in the country to revive missionary works with a focus on the messages of love, peace, harmony, unity and forgiveness. During the meeting, President Mutharika was conferred […]

Wushu Decries Low Funding Levels

Wushu Decries Low Funding Levels

By Ronald Meki President for the Wushu Association of Malawi, Haxson Chapasa has said inadequate funding to help the association is the reason the association is failing to organize activities for the sport’s athletes and lovers alike. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Tuesday, he said the Association struggles on their own […]

FAM to Conduct Refresher Coaching Course For Super League Coaches

FAM to Conduct Refresher Coaching Course For Super League Coaches

The Football Association of Malawi (FAM) will next week conduct a two-day refresher coaching course for Super League teams Head Coaches ahead of the new season. FAM Technical Development officer Benjamin Kumwenda said the course, which will start on Monday, aims at bringing together Elite League coaches so that they share ideas on new coaching […]

HRDC Chair Timothy Mtambo Attacks MBC Crew

HRDC Chair Timothy Mtambo Attacks MBC Crew

The Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) Chairperson Timothy Mtambo on Wednesday confronted Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) journalists at Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe. The MBC crew was at the airport working on the Development and expansion of facilities at Kamuzu International airport. While in their line of duty, the crew was suddenly confronted by Mtambo […]

NEST Calls For Peace Ahead Of Fresh Election

NEST Calls For Peace Ahead Of Fresh Election

By Glory Msowoya National Elections System Trust (NEST)on Wednesday called on political parties to exercise peace ahead of the fresh election as the countdown to the 150 days continues for the country to hold fresh presidential election. Constitutional Court ordered Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC)to hold fresh Presidential Election,observing that the May 21 polls were marred […]