Phalombe District Assembly In Cashgate…DDF Funds Being Abused

Phalombe District Assembly In Cashgate…DDF Funds Being Abused

Government funds are abused in Phalombe through District Development Fund (DDF) projects as some of the projects are failing to materialize due to substandard workmanship and poor management of the projects by people responsible, Malawi News Agency has learnt. This was revealed Friday, after a committee had toured some DDF projects in all the Traditional […]

MBC Receives US$ 620,000 Grant From Japan For The Improvement of Television Broadcasting Equipment

MBC Receives US$ 620,000 Grant From Japan  For The Improvement of Television Broadcasting Equipment

Japanese government Friday provided a grant of US$ 620,000 to Malawi government to assist in the improvement of Television Broadcasting equipment and Japanese Television programmes to the Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC). Receiving the grant in Lilongwe, Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, Hon. Goodall Gondwe commended the Japanese government for pro viding the assistance. […]

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 […]