CDEDI Announces Nationwide Demonstrations to Force Govt to Remove Punitive Taxes

CDEDI Announces Nationwide Demonstrations to Force Govt to Remove Punitive Taxes

By Watipaso Mzungu Malawi’s cities and major towns are expected to host a new wave of nationwide protests next Wednesday, April 21, 2021, as the Centre for Democracy and Economic Development Initiatives (CDEDI) takes to the streets to protest against ‘government’s punitive taxes, high levies and interest rates on loans and essential services and commodities’. […]

Timothy Mtambo Launches ‘Pabwalo’ Platform to Enhance Dialogue

Timothy Mtambo Launches ‘Pabwalo’ Platform to Enhance Dialogue

By Joseph Chikalipo Lilongwe, Mana: The Ministry of Civic Education and National Unity has launched an interface platform called Pabwalo to enhance dialogue between government and the general public in the country. The initiative, which was launched on Friday in Lilongwe by Minister of Civic Education, Timothy Mtambo, is expected to assist in ensuring that […]

MHC HOUSES RISK DEMOLITION:65 houses built on private land in BT, K3.5bn Wasted

MHC HOUSES RISK DEMOLITION:65 houses built on private land in BT, K3.5bn Wasted

SOURCE: WEEKEND NATION As exposure of wastage, disrespect for rule of law and undue decisions during the erstwhile governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) administration keep unfolding, Weekend Nation can reveal that 65 houses belonging to Malawi Housing Corporation (MHC) risk being demolished for being built on a private land. MHC is alleged to have constructed […]

LIHACO Officials Caught In Illegal Benefits

LIHACO Officials Caught In Illegal Benefits

Lilongwe Handling Company (LIHACO) acting senior managers are caught in a controversy where it is alleged that the two have claimed benefits which do not belong to them, our sources have confirmed. LIHACO Board Chair, Gift Nankhuni could not comment on the matter since it was a Easter holiday. “We dont micro manage boss. I […]

Kambala Launches Construction Of 21 MW Solar Power Plant In Nkhotakota

Kambala Launches Construction Of 21 MW Solar Power Plant In Nkhotakota

By Stanley Nkhondoyachepa Nkhotakota, April 9, Mana: Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining, Newton Kambala, says construction of the 21 Megawatt solar- power photovoltaic plant in Nkhotakota will increase access to energy in Malawi and contribute to growth of the country’s economy. He was speaking on Thursday during a ground breaking ceremony marking the […]

NBM Hands Over Covid-19 Items to Citizens Response Team

NBM Hands Over Covid-19 Items to Citizens Response Team

By Mc Donald Chapalapata, a Contributor National Bank of Malawi (NBM) plc on Thursday handed over items worth K10 million to the Citizens Response to Covid-19 Initiative for the fight against the pandemic. The Bank pledged to pay for the items a few months ago after members of the Initiative, which is being led by […]

JICA Funded Project Making Positive Strides in Reducing NRW

JICA Funded Project Making Positive Strides in Reducing NRW

The Project for Strengthening the Capacity of Non-Revenue Water Reduction for LWB (nicknamed LiSCaP) is making positive strides by capacitating Lilongwe Water Board (LWB) in reducing water losses, officials have revealed. LWB acting Chief Executive Officer, Silli Mbewe, disclosed on Wednesday during the project’s 4th Joint Coordination Committee Meeting held virtually, that the project has registered […]

Malawi Ready To Host SADC Extraordinary Meeting- Chakwera

Malawi Ready To Host SADC Extraordinary Meeting- Chakwera

By Mercy Makuwira Maputo, April 9, Mana: President Dr Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera says Malawi is ready to host the forthcoming SADC extraordinary meeting scheduled to take place in August, this year. The President was speaking at a press briefing at Maputo International Airport on Thursday before departure for Malawi after attending an Extraordinary Double Troika […]

No Salary For Striking Teachers – Govt

No Salary For Striking Teachers – Govt

Tonse Alliance led Government has indicated that teachers who are on industrial strike will not be paid their April salaries if they will not return to work by April 12, 2021. A high ranking government source, who opted anonymity, confirmed that the government team which is leading negotiations with Teachers Union of Malawi (Tum), has […]

Business Magnate Thom Mpinganjira Fate Thursday

Business Magnate Thom Mpinganjira Fate Thursday

High Court in Blantyre will next week Thursday deliver its ruling on whether business mogul Thomson Mpinganjira has a case to answer in his alleged bribery case. A notice signed by the Registrar of the High Court and Malawi Supreme Court of Appeal, Gladys Gondwe, states that the ruling will be delivered in the morning […]