ACB Caution Journalists Against Reporting Cases Under Investigations

ACB Caution Journalists Against Reporting Cases Under Investigations

BY PATRICK NDAWALA FEBRUARY 1, MANA: Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) Friday cautioned journalists against reporting cases that are under investigation, saying it compromises the Bureau’s investigations efforts. ACB’s Senior Public Relations Officer Egrita Ndala said this in Liwonde during a day-long Media training workshop which was attended by 20 journalists from Machinga, Balaka and Zomba […]

Mutharika to Continue Ruling Malawi After ConCourt Verdict- Legal Expert

Mutharika to Continue Ruling Malawi After ConCourt Verdict- Legal Expert

A reputable legal practitioner Justin Dzonzi says whatever happens with Constitutional Court ruling on Monday President Professor Arthur peter Mutharika will continue ruling the country. Speaking in an Interview with MBC, the Law expert who once chaired the Malawi Human Rights Commission says Monday’s court judgment will either revert to the presidential results of the […]

Government Making Strides In Child Protection

Government Making Strides In Child Protection

BY ANDREW MAGOMBO LILONGWE, FEBRUARY 1, MANA: Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social welfare, Mary Thom Navicha, MP, has hailed government’s efforts in the fight against child abuse and violence in the country. Speaking Thursday on the sidelines of the official opening of a two-day symposium aimed at reviewing progress on the implementation of […]

SADC Calls For Calm As Malawi Awaits Presidential Elections Case Verdict

SADC Calls For Calm As Malawi Awaits Presidential Elections Case Verdict

As Malawi Constitution court is expected to deliver verdict on the high profile presidential elections case on Monday, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has asked Malawians to remain calm. Zimbabwe President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa, who is also the Chairperson for SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation made the call on Friday in […]

Nkhotakota Hospital Attends to Over 600 Mentally Ill Persons Monthly

Nkhotakota Hospital Attends to Over 600 Mentally Ill Persons Monthly

BY YAMIKANI YAPUWA January 31, Mana: Nkhotakota District Hospital attends to over 600 mentally ill persons every month and a mental health clinical officer has attributed the problem to smoking of Indian hemp. Khumbo Nyirenda said in an interview recently that the hospital sees 600 to 700 patients monthly. “In addition, we register 15 new […]

President Mutharika, US Assistant Secretary of State Talk Trade, Investment

President Mutharika, US Assistant Secretary of State Talk Trade, Investment

By Manasse Nyrenda Lilongwe, January 30, Mana: President Peter Mutharika Thursday discussed with an American envoy on how Malawi would enhance trade and investment with the American government. Mutharika met the visiting United States of America’s Assistant Secretary of State Responsible for Southern Africa, Mathew Harrington at the New State House in Lilongwe.  In his […]

2019/2020 FISP Program to Close on 7 February

2019/2020 FISP Program to Close on 7 February

The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Walter Development says the 2019/2020 Farm Input Subsidy Program (FISP) will close on 7th February 2020. Principle Secretary in the Ministry, Gray Nyandule Phiri disclosed the development on Thursday through a press statement dated 30th January 2020.   Nyandule Phiri said all fertilizer retailers, seed companies and agro- dealers […]

Malawian Student Scoops Position One In South Africa IGCSE Exams

Malawian Student Scoops Position One In South Africa IGCSE Exams

A 16 years old Malawian, Jerome Sibande, has scooped position one in overall results of 2019 high school Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) examinations in the Republic of South Africa, beating candidates from all 8 South African IGCSE curriculum schools. Sibande scored six A* and three As in nine subjects he wrote […]

Govt Extends Buying Period For Maize

Govt Extends Buying Period For Maize

Government has adjusted the buying price of maize from K 12,500 to K 15, 500 to take away the hoarding of maize stock. According to a Press Statement issued on Wednesday, Principal Secretary (PS) for Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Gray Nyandule-Phiri said the maize buying period has been extended to February 29, 2020. “Government […]

DPP’s Lawmaker Chambo Escapes Death

DPP’s Lawmaker Chambo Escapes Death

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Mangochi North, Benedicto Chambo, survived a road accident in Mangochi on Tuesday as he was driving from Lilongwe, Police have confirmed. The accident occurred at around 3 pm at Matuwi Village along the Monkey-bay Mangochi Road where, according to Police, the vehicle overturned. “The Member of […]