Elections Campaign Starts on March 19

Elections Campaign Starts on March 19

Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has announced that campaign for May 21 tripartite elections will start on March 19 and end on May 19. Presidential candidates are expected to present their nomination papers between February 4 to February 8 to MEC’s Chief Elections Officer at the COMESA hall in Blantyre. Parliamentary and Councillor aspirants will present […]

Kalindo To Languish In Jail Till Monday

Kalindo To Languish In Jail Till Monday

The High Court in Zomba has not granted bail to UTM director of youth Bon Kalindo. Kalindo is also Member of Parliament for Mulanje South. Judge hearing the case said he needs more time to look into the people involved in the case. This means that Kalindo will spend the weekend in police cell. He […]

Kazako Hails APM For Media Freedom

Kazako Hails APM For Media Freedom

Zodiak Broadcasting Station (ZBS) managing director Gospel Kazako has praised President Peter Mutharika for media freedom in the country. Kazako was speaking Friday at ZBS in Lilongwe when Minister of Information and Communications Technology Henry Mussa visited the station. “There is considerable amount of media freedom in Malawi. Comparing with other countries, we are better” […]

Reserve Bank of Malawi Names And Shames Pension Defaulters

Reserve Bank of Malawi Names And Shames Pension Defaulters

Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) has named and shamed about 18 statutory corporations and councils have not been remitting their employees’ pension contributions as mandated by Pensions Act 2011 amounting to a cumulative K5.6 billion for close to six years now. overnor for the central bank  Dalitso Kabambe, said in a statement made available to Malawi […]

Mibawa TV To Beam Nyasa Big Bullets Home Games

Mibawa TV To Beam Nyasa Big Bullets Home Games

Private owned television station Mibawa, a subsidiary of Mibawa Limited, has secured rights for to beam live champions Nyasa Big Bullets home matches in the 2019 season Any TV station interested to show the Bullets home matches will have to buy feeds from Blantyre-based television station launched in 2016. Bullets will be getting two-thirds of all proceeds from adverts during their […]

Joyce Banda Bemoans Lack Of Traditional Leader At Her Rally-Don’t Fear Ruling Party

Joyce Banda Bemoans Lack Of Traditional Leader At Her Rally-Don’t Fear Ruling Party

Former president  Joyce Banda, who is also a People’s Party (PP) torchbearer in the May 21 Tripartite Elections, has challenged traditional leaders in the country to stop living in perpetual fear, of being dealt with by politicians mainly the ruling administration, when discharging their duties Banda made the assertion at a political rally she held […]

Lucius Banda Releases Song For MDF Solider Killed In DRC

Lucius Banda Releases Song For MDF Solider Killed In DRC

Lucius Banda has released a new single entitled ‘Moyo wa Msilikali’ in honour of Six Malawian soldiers who died in the line of duty last year. The Malawi Defence Force (MDF) soldiers died in a rebel ambush in November in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where they were part of a United Nations Force […]

Peace Atlast: Bushiri, ECG Church Make Peace With Sanco

Peace Atlast: Bushiri, ECG Church Make Peace With Sanco

Peace has descended in South Africa following meeting between  South Africa  National Civic Organisation (Sanco)  and  Shepherd Bushiri-led Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) church  officials which ended constructively with both parties reaching an agreement to ‘immediate cessation of all hostilities. The two parties met  on Thursday after in Sandton mediated by a government watchdog on religious […]