Govt Hiring Council Staff

Govt Hiring Council Staff

Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Ben Phiri says the ministry has embarked on a recruitment drive of all priority positions in councils. Phiri disclosed this in Parliament when he was responding to questions from Parliamentarians on what his Ministry is doing on high vacancy rate in councils. “We are aware of the vacancy […]

DoDMA Starts Maize Flour Distribution to Hunger Affected Families

DoDMA Starts Maize Flour Distribution to Hunger Affected Families

The Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) on Tuesday introduced the distribution of maize flour to food insecure households under the 2019/20 Lean Season Food Insecurity Response Programme (2019/20 LS-FIRP). All along, under the 2019/20 LS-FIRP, the department and various human partners, have been distributing relief maize in 21 districts and implementing cash transfers (for […]

Malawian Philanthropist Donates Assorted Items to Orphans

Malawian Philanthropist Donates Assorted Items to Orphans

By Steven Godfrey Mkweteza Some say valentine is all about celebrating love for the loved ones but to others, the day means sharing with the needy. A young philanthropist cum mentor, Eleanor Bisika-Banda, of Lilongwe thinks Valentine is about sharing. Banda donated food items such bags of maize flour and groundnuts, packets of sugar bottles […]

Malawians Urged to Preserve Good Cultural Practices

Malawians Urged to Preserve Good Cultural Practices

By Esinter Gideon      Like any other society in the world, Malawi is governed by a culture whose values, customs and a host of social practices have a powerful influence on people. Cultural practices, the manifestation of culture or subculture especially in regard to the traditional or customary practices of a particular ethnic or any other […]

Parliament Suspends After HRDC Attack

Parliament Suspends After HRDC Attack

Parliament suspended on Tuesday afternoon after Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) leaders Timothy Mtambo and Gift Trapence walked in the August house. Deputy leader of the house Martha Chanjo Mhone moved a motion to suspend the house for the business committee to meet as they felt threatened by the HRDC crew. Recently, Malawi President Professor […]

Malawian Youth Selected Into Y+ Global Board Members

Malawian Youth Selected Into Y+ Global Board Members

By Enalla Mnyenyembe Global Network of Young People Living with HIV (Y+Network) has selected 21 year old Tanaka Chirombo to be part of the Y+ Global board members. Global Network of Young People Living with HIV every year selects young people into its board of members and Chirombo is the first Malawian to be selected […]

Education Minister Susuwele Attends Standard 4 Lessons

Education Minister Susuwele Attends Standard 4 Lessons

Minister of Education, Science and Technology, Hon. Dr. Williams Susuwele-Banda Monday morning launched the National Inspection of Primary Schools at Mbavi Primary School in Lilongwe. Like a learners, Hon. Susuwele-Banda sat through a whole lesson in Standard 4 to appreciate the teaching standards and uptake of learners. The Minister was impressed with class performance and […]

Beauty Ladies Ministry to Visit KCH Patients

Beauty Ladies Ministry to Visit KCH Patients

BY BLESSINGS KAPINA The Lilongwe chapter of the Beyond Beauty Ladies Ministry has planned to reach out to patientsat Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwein theBurns Unit 3B on February 29 from 1;30p to 4pm, under the theme ‘His Love In Action’  James 1:27. Burns Unit is a ward where people that have been involved in […]

DPP Demands Probe Into ConCourt Judges

DPP Demands Probe Into ConCourt Judges

The governing Mighty Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) supporters on Monday organized a peaceful march doubled as ‘March for the Restoration of Democratic Justice’ in Blantyre. According to petition presented to the Blantyre City Council (BCC), DPP has asked the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) and the Chief Justice Andrew Nyirenda to investigate the five Constitutional Court Judges […]

Lightning Strikes Kill 12 People – DoDMA

Lightning Strikes Kill  12 People – DoDMA

By Memory Chatonda At least 12 deaths have been recorded in the country since the onset of rainy season in November, 2019, the Department of Disaster Management Affairs (Dodma) has disclosed. In an interview with Malawi  News Agency (Mana) on Monday in Blantyre,  the Department’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), Chipiliro Khamula  attributed  the  incidents  to […]