Friends of Mulanje Trust Formed: Hapuwani’s Ken Chilewe And MJ Shoprite’s Pharaoh Phiri Are Members

Friends of Mulanje Trust Formed: Hapuwani’s Ken Chilewe And MJ Shoprite’s Pharaoh Phiri Are Members

  A group of influential business people in Mulanje have formed a Trust called Friends of Mulanje with the aim of developing the district. According to the grouping’s publicist Charles Chikuwo, the grouping thought of establishing the Trust after noting the huge gap that was there in the promotion of developmental activities by citizens of […]

Malawi Muslims Attack Banks…Condemns High Bank Interest Rates

Malawi Muslims Attack Banks…Condemns High Bank Interest Rates

The Muslim Association of Malawi (MAM) has bemoaned high interest rates that Banks are offering saying this is fostering incidents of property repossession by banks and other lending agencies. MAM Secretary General Alhaj Twaibu Lawe sounded the outcry in an interview with Malawi News Agency (MANA) on Thursday saying the Association is discussing with government […]

Mangochi Youths Celebrate The Coming Of Technical College…Thousands Apply

Mangochi Youths Celebrate The Coming Of Technical College…Thousands Apply

District Commissioner (DC) for Mangochi James Manyetera says the district has received an overwhelming response of youth applications to be admitted into the Mangochi Community Technical College expected to open its doors late next month. Speaking in an interview with the Malawi News Agency (MANA) on Thursday, Manyetera said government has embarked on a project […]

MRA Surpasses Target By MK37.7bn… Takes ‘Everyone Must Pay Tax’ Campaign’ To CSOs

MRA Surpasses Target By MK37.7bn… Takes ‘Everyone Must Pay Tax’ Campaign’ To CSOs

The Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) says as of January 31, 2017, it had collected MK449bn against the target of MK411.2bn, registering a surplus of MK37.77bn. MRA Deputy Commissioner General, Roza Mbilizi, disclosed this in Lilongwe on Friday during the national workshop with CSO leaders aimed at enhancing the ongoing ‘Everyone Must Pay Tax’ campaign. She […]

Mutharika Signs Access To Information Bill Into Law: New Dawn For Transparency In Malawi

Mutharika Signs Access To Information Bill Into Law: New Dawn For Transparency In Malawi

President Peter Mutharika has finally assented the much awaited Access to Information bill into law  allowing Malawians to freely access information from the government and other public bodies. President Mutharika signs ATI Both State House and parliament confirmed the bill opening up public access to government record is now law following President Mutharika’s nod. This […]

Macra Licences 50 Radio Stations As More Applicants Wait In The Wings

Macra Licences 50 Radio Stations As More Applicants Wait In The Wings

Director of Information Gideon Munthali has commended the Malawi Regulatory Authority (MACRA) for reviewing its broadcasting licensing framework, a development that has seen 50 radio stations getting licenses in the country. Speaking Monday in Mzuzu during commemoration of this year’s World Radio Day, Munthali said the review has eased the way people that want to […]

My Government Is With You, And Will Be With You Through And Through-APM Assures Flood Victims

My Government Is With You, And Will Be With You Through And Through-APM Assures Flood Victims

TALKING POINTS FOR HIS EXCELLENCY PROF. ARTHUR PETER MUTHARIKA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLICOF MALAWI AFTER VISITING DISASTER AFFECTED AREAS IN SALIMA  MGWIRIZANO PRIMARY SCHOOL 13THFEBRUARY 2017   Ladies and Gentlemen I came to visit and condole victims of the floods that came a few days ago. A lot of property has been lost: houses, food and crops have been […]