240,744 Covid Vaccines Administered

240,744 Covid Vaccines Administered

By Ireen Kayira Malawi Government has cumulatively administered 240,744 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine in the country. Minister of Civic Education and National Unity, Timothy Mtambo said this in Lilongwe on Thursday during the daily briefs on Civic Sensitization on Covid 19. He also addressed the concern where some people are worried that the COVID-19 vaccine doses are […]

Community Bemoans NRB’s Delay To Renew IDs

Community Bemoans NRB’s Delay To Renew IDs

By Leonard Masauli Likoma, April 15, Mana: People of Likoma have bemoaned delay by National Registration Bureau (NRB) to renew their national identity cards, saying this has crippled transactions that require the cards. One concerned Citizen in Chizumulu Island, Leonard Katapa, said since he applied for renewal for his ID a year ago, he is […]

Forty Three Unima Students Sound SOS

Forty Three Unima Students Sound SOS

By Emmanuel Mwandama, a Contributor About forty three students from the University of Malawi, College of Medicine, risk losing their places at this institution due to lack of  school fees. According to Jeremiah Dambuleni who is one of the forty three, the students were once on a Daeyang University scholarship scheme but along the way the […]

PROPHET DAVID MBEWE ATTACKS DPP: Old, Greedy and Recycled Politicians Unwilling to Pave Way for Youthful Leadership

PROPHET DAVID MBEWE ATTACKS DPP: Old, Greedy and Recycled Politicians Unwilling to Pave Way for Youthful Leadership

Freedom of Worship Association Movement-FOWAM has hit hard on the opposition Democratic Progressive Party-DPP; saying divisions in the party are caused by “old, greedy, irrelevant and recycled politicians unwilling to pave way for youthful leadership.” FOWAM President, Prophet David Mbewe tells what he describes as old men to avoid using the youths to fulfill their […]

Thom Mpinganjira Has Case To Answer-Court Rules

Thom Mpinganjira Has Case To Answer-Court Rules

The High Court in Blantyre has ruled that Thom Mpinganjira has a case to answer in the judge bribery case. He has been found with a case to answer on six charges. Delivering her ruling, Judge Justice Dorothy Degabrielle says there is evidence in form of screen shots and audio recordings which shows that the […]

MRA alleges that Amwenye have conspired to con govt through increase of prices on cooking oil

MRA alleges that Amwenye have conspired to con govt through increase of prices on cooking oil

By Watipaso Mzungu The Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) has alleged that the dramatic increase in prices for edible cooking oil is a result of collusion among the producers in the country. But the Edible Cooking Oil Association of Malawi (ECOAM) has dismissed the allegation, further challenging the Authority to provide evidence for its claim. A […]

MHC to Demolish Old Houses, To Pay Way for Modern Houses

MHC to Demolish Old Houses, To Pay Way for Modern Houses

By Brenda Nkosi. Blantyre, April 12, Mana: The Board Chairperson for Malawi Housing Corporation (MHC), Justin Dzonzi says the corporation is planning to demolish its old houses in the country’s major cities to pave way for the construction of new and modern houses. Dzonzi disclosed this on Monday during a press briefing at Mount Soche […]

Teachers ‘Temporarily’ Calls Off Strike

Teachers ‘Temporarily’ Calls Off Strike

Teachers Union of Malawi (TUM) has called off a sit-in by its members across the country following a Consent Order which TUM and government have signed. According to TUM President Willy Malimba, the teachers will resume work tomorrow, Tuesday. Malimba added that the case which government opened against TUM has been postponed pending further negotiations. […]

CDEDI Demands Probe Into K3.5bn MHC Project Saga

CDEDI Demands Probe Into K3.5bn MHC Project Saga

By Watipaso Mzungu The Centre for Democracy and Economic Development Initiatives (CDEDI) has demanded a probe into the circumstances that led to the construction of 65 dwelling units on privately-owned land at Ngumbe area in Blantyre. The State-funded Malawi Housing Corporation (MHC), using a bank loan amounting to MK3.5 billion, constructed houses on a land […]