Govt to Construct 193 Houses For People With Albinism

Govt to Construct 193 Houses For People With Albinism

By Manasse Nyirenda, MANA Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Joseph Mwanamveka has told Parliament that the construction of 193 houses for people with albinism was on course to enhance their security and welfare. The Minister was speaking during the presentation of Mid-Year Budget Review Statement at parliament in Lilongwe. “Government allocated K 60 0million […]

World Bank Donates Vehicles to Ministry of Education

World Bank Donates Vehicles to Ministry of Education

By Patricia Kapulula, MANA World Bank has donated to Ministry of Education, Science and Technology 19 vehicles to support the achievement of the Equity with Quality and Learning at Secondary School (EQUALS) Project objectives. The Vehicles worth K928 million will be distributed to six education divisions in Malawi and to each of the institutions that […]

Mzimba Woman Gives Birth In Canoe

Mzimba Woman Gives Birth In Canoe

By Blessings Kaunda, MANA A woman at Kabuwa in Traditional Authority (TA) Khosolo, Mzimba District gave birth in a canoe in presence of men after health personnel at Kabuwa Health Center denied to assist her claiming they were on strike demanding salary increment from government. In a whatsapp voice note sent to TA Khosolo, Member […]

Minister Warns Council Officials Against Sabotage

Minister Warns Council Officials Against Sabotage

Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Dr. Ben Malunga Phiri has warned council officials against sabotaging ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) development projects in the Mangochi district. The Minister issued the warning on Saturday during Townhall Meeting for Mangochi Township Road Upgrading Program. He said his ministry will not hesitate to fire any council […]

Professor of Law President Mutharika Vindicated On Constitutional Crisis

Professor of Law President Mutharika Vindicated On Constitutional Crisis

When the Constitutional Court judges delivered their verdict on the Presidential election case, President Peter Mutharika accepted the judgment with dignity and statesmanship. But he also observed that the judgment had errors that need to be corrected – for the sake of national good. In his national address, Mutharika said: “We consider the judgement as […]

Teachers Asked to Embrace Dialogue In Solving Problems

Teachers Asked to Embrace Dialogue In Solving Problems

Government on Thursday asked teachers in the country to embrace dialogue as one way of communicating and finding solutions on issues affecting them. Chief Education Officer in the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Mary Chirwa made the call during a two-day social dialogue meeting held at Malawi Sun Hotel in Blantyre. Speaking during a […]

DPP Must Defend Its Legitimately Earned Election Victory

DPP Must Defend Its Legitimately Earned Election Victory

The post-election drama we have seen is not about democracy or poor governance as the opposition and their operatives claim. It is not about any civilized explanations that they are giving. Read through the illogicality and illegitimacy of their actions, read through their refusal to be civilized in their conduct, read through their uncensored manner […]

No Money for Fresh Presidential Polls

No Money for Fresh Presidential Polls

Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Joseph Mwanamvekha on Friday told parliament that it will be difficult for government to fund fresh presidential elections. Mwanamvekha made the sentiments when presenting 2019/2020 mid-year budget statement to the August House. He said it would be difficult to finance fresh election due to pressure in the budget. The […]

Thyolo Residents Urged to Demand Better Services

Thyolo Residents Urged to Demand Better Services

By Tikondane Vega National Initiative Civic Education (NICE) Public Trust has urged people around Luchenza Municipal Council and Thyolo District Council to continue demanding better services from office bearers for improved living standards. NICE District Civic Education Officer for Thyolo, Moses Kaunda said this as the Trust has completed a one year project dubbed: “Strengthening […]

Parliament Reject 50+1 Bill

Parliament Reject 50+1 Bill

Members of Parliament on Thursday rejected the constitutional amendment bill seeking to amend the parliamentary and presidential elections act to include a clause which would require the winner of a presidential election to have a 50+1 majority of the vote. The Constitution amendment bill required 128 votes (two thirds majority) to pass but 109 Members […]

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