The Great Extension Of Kamuzu International Airport In Pictures

The Great Extension Of Kamuzu International Airport In Pictures

Kamuzu International Airport is being expanded and rehabilitated with the grant aid from the Government of Japan through Japan International Cooperation Agency with the purpose of improving and expand the passenger terminal buildings capacity and to install new aircraft surveillance system to enhance safety of the aircraft operation. The project is for building new International […]

China To Construct Five Modern Community Technical Colleges

The People’s Republic of China will construct five modern community technical colleges to the tune of 100 million Chinese yen. This was disclosed on Monday during the signing ceremony of the implementation agreement for the China-aided project of Malawi community technical college in Lilongwe. Speaking at the ceremony, Minister of Labour, Youth, Sports and Manpower […]

MPs Ready To Purchase Generator For Salima Hospital

MPs Ready To Purchase Generator For Salima Hospital

Salima Members of Parliament (MPs) have said they are ready to commit funds from their constituency development fund allocation for the purchase of an electricity generator for Salima District Hospital to minimize power problems which the hospital is facing as a result of the periodic electricity supply interruptions. The pledge was made by MP for […]

125 Malawians To Be Jailed Over K1.5bn Drug Theft

125 Malawians To Be Jailed Over K1.5bn Drug Theft

Secretary for Health Dan Namarika has disclosed that the state is prosecuting 125 suspects, including civil servants for theft of drugs worth K1.5 billion drugs in public hospitals theft just within one year. Namarika said 125 suspects, medical practitioners and members of their theft ring have so far been arrested and brought to courts. “The […]

EU Backs Use Of National ID Card For Polls

EU Backs Use Of National ID Card For Polls

The European Union (EU) observer mission says the National ID card will be of great benefit to Malawians in many aspects of their lives including elections. Addressing members of the media in Lilongwe on Thursday, EU Follow-Up Mission (EFM) Leader, Birgitte Markussen said if completed successfully, the introduction of a national ID card would be […]

Presidential NGO Adviser Mavuto Bamusi Survives Car Crash

Presidential NGO Adviser Mavuto Bamusi Survives Car Crash

Presidential adviser on civil society, Mabvuto Bamusi, on Thursday survived a car accident in Dedza which claimed two lives on spot and left three others injured. Dedza Police spokesperson, Sub Inspector Edward Kabango, confirmed the accident which happened around 6 o’clock in the morning at Nkutu village along M1 road just after Bembeke Turn Off. […]

US To Inject $90million Into Malawi’s Secondary School Education

US To Inject $90million Into Malawi’s Secondary School Education

United States of America ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer says her government is planning to inject US 90 million into Malawi’s secondary education in the next five years. Palmer said this as the United States Aid for International Development (USAID) partners with the Ministry of Education to distribute text books to early primary school pupils […]

Japanese Ambassador Kae Kanagisawa Visits Under Five Clinic In Dedza

Japanese Ambassador Kae Kanagisawa Visits Under Five Clinic In Dedza

On Monday, Japanese Ambassador to Malawi, Kae Kanagisawa visited Chimphandu under five Clinic in Dedza. Speaking to the community leaders after a tour of the facility, the Ambassador commended them for working together with government and development partners by supporting Health Surveillance Assistants in serving the community. She said that was the only way they […]

Malawi, Mozambique Establish First-Ever Cross Border Forum

Malawi, Mozambique Establish First-Ever Cross Border Forum

  Malawi and Mozambique have established a first ever Cross Border Coordination Forum through which migration issues involving the two governments will be discussed. On top of enhancing cooperation between the two countries, the forum also seeks to strengthen coordination between Malawi and Mozambique on prevention, investigation and prosecution of trafficking committed against people with […]