DPP’s Lawmaker Chambo Escapes Death

DPP’s Lawmaker Chambo Escapes Death

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Mangochi North, Benedicto Chambo, survived a road accident in Mangochi on Tuesday as he was driving from Lilongwe, Police have confirmed. The accident occurred at around 3 pm at Matuwi Village along the Monkey-bay Mangochi Road where, according to Police, the vehicle overturned. “The Member of […]

Former Veep Chilima Urges Malawians to Accept Court Verdict

Former Veep Chilima  Urges Malawians to Accept Court Verdict

Malawi’s immediate past vice president, Saulos Chilima, who is also leader for the opposition UTM party on Thursday urged Malawians to accept presidential elections case verdict which will be delivered on Monday. Chilima who is the first petitioner in the presidential elections case was speaking during a presser which was held in Lilongwe. He also […]

MRA Upbeat on MK 1.3 Trillion Tax Target

MRA Upbeat on MK 1.3 Trillion Tax Target

BY STEVEN GODFREY MKWETEZA The country’s tax collecting body, the Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) says it is confident on beating this year’s revenue tax collection target of MK1.3 trillion. In an interview on the sideline of the International Customs Day Commemoration which was held in Blantyre, MRA’s Head of Corporate Affairs Steven Kapoloma said the […]

Gender Minister Navicha Condemns Undressing of Woman

Gender Minister Navicha Condemns Undressing of Woman

Malawi government through the Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare has ‘strongly’ condemned violence against women and Children. Minister in the Ministry Mary Navicha made the condemnation on Wednesday following an increase of violence acts against woman and children in the country.  The Minister cited the undressing of a woman by vendors in […]

Freedom At Last For Malawi Industrious Banker Thom Mpinganjira

Freedom At Last For Malawi Industrious Banker Thom Mpinganjira

The Blantyre Magistrate court on Wednesday granted bail to Thom Mpinganjira who was re-arrested on Tuesday by the Anti Corruption on allegations that he made attempts to bribe judges handling the presidential election case. In his ruling Chief Resident Magistrate Simeon M’deza granted Mpinganjira bail on condition that he pays MK1 million cash bond and […]

APM, MEC To Carry The Day

APM, MEC To Carry The Day

Achimjangu, I am sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but I gave it to you straight last year when I told you that APM would retain the presidency. Koma anthu inu kusamva. And now I have even more awful, depressing news for you: His Excellency Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika is going to win […]

My Prophecy

My Prophecy

I think the best advice that can be given to Malawians is to prepare for more Msundwe-like violence. Mtambo will not be on the scene leading demonstrations anymore. It will be MCP own initiated violence. Easy to contain but very dangerous. Don’t trust Chakwera on his message for peace. He can’t be trusted and those […]

More Needs To Be Done On Financial Inclusion

More Needs To Be Done On Financial Inclusion

BY MORTON SIBALE JANUARY 29, MANA; The Malawi Stock Exchange (MSE) says more needs to be done in financial literacy in order to bridge the knowledge gap among many Malawians with regards to investing in the stock market.   MSE Operations Manager, Kelline Kanyangala said this in an interview when Malawi News Agency sought to […]

Ministry Tells Farmers Not to Panic Over Locusts

Ministry  Tells Farmers Not to Panic Over Locusts

BY LAMECK KWALIMBA JANUARY 29, MANA: The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has advised farmers not to panic with the locusts that have invaded neighbouring Tanzania. The assurance comes following fears that farmers across Malawi have that the locusts may migrate into Malawi from Tanzania. The locusts that have hit the Horn of […]