Cash Madam Dorothy Shonga, Mera Boss Magalasi Out On Bail

Cash Madam Dorothy Shonga, Mera Boss Magalasi Out On Bail

The Lilongwe Chief Resident Magistrate Violet Chipao has today granted bail to business lady Dorothy Shonga also known as Cash Madam and Collins Magalasi who is Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (Mera) Chief Executive Officer. The two alongside Mera Communications Officer Patrick Maulidi and other official Bright Mbewe were arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on […]

High Tobacco Rejection Rate Anger Growers

High Tobacco Rejection Rate Anger Growers

By Vincent Khonje, MANA Tobacco farmers at Kasungu’s Chinkhoma Auction floors have expressed concern over high tobacco rejection rate. This year’s tobacco season has for the first time seen tobacco grown by farmers under contract farming being returned. One of the farmers, Loyce Nyirongo from Makanda Village in Traditional Authority (TA) Mwase in Kasungu said […]

Malawi Police Arrest ‘Bogus’ Police Officer

Malawi Police Arrest ‘Bogus’ Police Officer

By Daniel Namwini Lilongwe, August 4, Mana: Lingadzi Police Station has arrested Chikumbutso Jimmy James, 29, for impersonating a Public Officer working under Kanengo Police Station in Lilongwe. Lingadzi Police Station Spokesperson, Salome Zgambo told Malawi News Agency (Mana) Tuesday in Lilongwe that Police received a tip-off from well wishers that the suspect kept on […]

Fatal Road Accidents Irks Chitipa Police

Fatal Road Accidents  Irks Chitipa Police

By Bishop Witmos Chitipa, August 3, Mana: Police in Chitipa have urged Taxi Motorcycle Operators in the District to follow road traffic rules and regulations to avoid road accidents. Speaking Monday during training on Road Traffic Rules and Regulations District Based Motorcycle Taxi Operators, Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police who is Officer In- Charge for […]

No Bail for ‘Cash Madame’ Dorothy Shonga, Mera Boss Magalasi

No Bail for ‘Cash Madame’ Dorothy Shonga, Mera Boss Magalasi

The Magistrate court in Lilongwe has denied bail to business lady Dorothy Shonga popularly known as ‘cash Madame’ and Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (Mera) Chief Executive Officer Collings Magalasi. The two suspects alongside MRA’s Spokesperson, Patrick Maulidi were arrested last week by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on money laundering and fraud charges. In the bail […]

Gwengwe Says Govt Ready to Support Small, Medium Enterprises

Gwengwe Says Govt Ready to Support Small, Medium  Enterprises

By Sylvester Kumwenda, Mana Minister of Trade Sosten Gwengwe says government is ready to support young Malawians who would venture into Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) by introducing regulations to protect these local productions on the market. He made the remarks Wednesday in Lilongwe when he announced the rolling out of the new Control […]

ESCOM Warns Against Illegal Connections

ESCOM Warns Against Illegal Connections

By Mercy Makuwira, MANA The Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) has warned the public against illegal electricity connections, saying once found the culprits will be prosecuted. ESCOM Public Relations Manager, Innocent Chitosi, was speaking at Nthandizi Market in Bangwe Blantyre, after the corporation disconnected two main illegal power connectors at the market. He identified […]

Abida Mia Distributes Meat to Thousands of People in Shire Valley

Abida Mia Distributes Meat to Thousands of People in Shire Valley

By Leo Mkhuwala In observance of the Islamic obligation to slaughter animals to reflect the Prophet Ibrahim’s willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail for the sake of God, Abida Sidik Mia who is Deputy Minister of Lands has over the weekend distributed ‘Qurbani’ meat to thousands of people in the Shire Valley. Mia who is […]