PIL Donates K4 million Medical Items to Senga Bay Baptist Clinic

PIL Donates K4 million Medical Items to Senga Bay Baptist Clinic

In its continued efforts to assist government in provision of quality health services, Malawi’s major fuel importer Petroleum Importers Limited (PIL) has donated medical items worth K4 million to Senga Bay Baptist Medical Clinic in Salima. Speaking during the handover of the items in Salima, PIL Chairman Peter Chuka said the donation was part of […]

Family Strengthening Programme Drills Girls in SRH Information

Family Strengthening Programme Drills Girls in SRH Information

BY: PRISCILLA MLENGA-FS VOLUNTEER In a drive to managing health problems currently arising due to misconceptions and lack of Sexual Reproductive Health Information among girls, Family Strengthening Programme of SOS Children’s Villages trained 62 girls from Community Based Organizations in Mzuzu city. Among others, the training imparted knowledge and skills to female adolescents on Reproductive […]

When The Right To Demonstrate Is Supreme, The Economy Will Suffer

When The Right To Demonstrate Is Supreme, The Economy Will Suffer

By Akwete Aaron SANDE Former newspaper publisher and veteran journalist AKWETE SANDE is one of the media freedom fighters to emerge in the post one-party era in 1993.  Sande has witnessed many mass demonstrations aiming to press for political change. Some of the demos—he argues—achieved their purpose, but many others ended tragically. In the wake […]

Dialogue Is A Solution, But With Who?

Dialogue Is A Solution, But With Who?

BY FOCUS MAGANGA The real political power and influence in Malawi is oligopolistic, and lies in the hands of three gentlemen. Well, none of the three gentlemen are members of HRDC. The three gentlemen are Peter Mutharika, Saulosi Kraus Chilima and Lazarus Chakwera. Each one of these three gentlemen possesses a following in millions. In […]

No Permission Granted For Demonstrations

No Permission Granted For Demonstrations

PRESS RELEASE (For immediate release, 5th August 2019) Government would like to inform the general public that no City, District or Town Assembly or Council has granted permission to the Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) to conduct demonstrations on Tuesday, 6th August 2019 and Wednesday, 7th August 2019 as intended by the organisers. Further, Government […]

Kupeza! Kupeza! CSO’s For Sale

Kupeza! Kupeza! CSO’s For Sale

Tuesday (30th July, 2019) morning, as I was scrolling down my newsfeed on Facebook I stumbled upon a news item that really got my attention – an article by the Nyasatimes titled “Malawi VP Chimulirenji accuses CSOs of serving politicians abandoning ordinary people”. The article described how Malawi’s Vice President, Right Honorable Everton Chimulirenji, on […]