Malawi Chairs African Union Gender Ministers Caucus Ahead of the AU Summit

Malawi Chairs African Union Gender Ministers Caucus Ahead of the AU Summit

Ministers of Gender and Women Affairs of the African Union are meeting in Addis Ababa to strategize on gender programmes to present to the Assembly of Heads of State and Government which meets in the same Ethiopia capital next week. The Gender Pre-summit of Ministers is being chaired by Malawi’s Gender Minister Honourable Dr Jean Kalilani […]

Congratulations: Dr Gertrude Mutharika Now President of the Organisation of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA)

Congratulations: Dr Gertrude Mutharika Now President of the Organisation of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA)

It never get sweeter than this.  The First Lady, Her Excellency Dr. Gertrude Mutharika is the new President of the Organisation of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA). Madam Mutharika who was OAFLA’s Vice President, accepted with humility to take over as President of OAFLA from Her Excellency Lordina Dramani Mahama, former First Lady of […]

World Bank Set To Resume Budgetary Support… Says Malawi Has Met 95percent Of The Conditions

World Bank Set To Resume Budgetary Support… Says Malawi Has Met 95percent Of The Conditions

The World Bank says Malawi has high chances of getting budget support having made tremendous progress in public financial management. Visiting Vice President of the Bank responsible for Africa Makhtar Diop disclosed this when he met President Peter Mutharika at the Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe. Mr Diop disclosed that prior to meeting with the President, […]

APM Hails World Bank For Splashing US$70 million To Malawi For MASAF IV Project

APM Hails World Bank For Splashing  US$70 million To Malawi For MASAF IV Project

President Peter Mutharika has expressed gratitude to the World Bank for providing up to US$70 million financing under the MASAF IV project. The President said the resources will be used for the social cash transfer and public works programmes. Professor Mutharika was speaking in Lilongwe when he met in audience the World Bank Vice President […]

AfDB Approves $20m Soft Commodity Value Chain Operations In Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe

AfDB Approves $20m Soft Commodity Value Chain Operations In Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe

The African Development Bank has approved US $20 million to finance Meridian’s soft commodity value chain operations in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. This Soft Commodity Finance Facility is designed to provide pre- and post-shipment finance along various stages of Meridian’s soft commodity value chain operations in the three countries concerned, to help local farmers and […]

Chinese’s Arts And Culture Excite Malawi’s First Lady Dr. Gertrude Mutharika

Chinese’s Arts And Culture Excite Malawi’s First Lady Dr. Gertrude Mutharika

Malawi’s First Lady Gertrude Mutharika has expressed gratitude over support that government of China is giving to Malawi government particularly aimed at promoting art and culture. Speaking during the Chinese New Year celebrations at Bingu International Convention Centre (BICC) in Lilongwe, she said China and Malawi in 2010 signed cultural bilateral agreement and since then, […]

Good News: UK To Provide Malawi With 193million Pounds For Poverty Alleviation

Good News: UK To Provide Malawi With 193million Pounds For Poverty Alleviation

British government Tuesday revealed its intentions to provide Malawi with 193 Million Pounds which will help address the county’s humanitarian crisis while at the same time alleviate poverty. While presenting letters of credence to President Prof. Peter Mutharika at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe, New British High Commissioner to Malawi, Ms Holly Tett said her country […]

Two Female Must Students Score High In Biomedical Engineering, To Represent Malawi At ABEC Meet In Egypt

Two Female Must Students Score High In Biomedical Engineering, To Represent Malawi At ABEC Meet In Egypt

Two female students from the Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST) will between end January next year attend an Association of Biomedical Engineers in Africa summer school in Egypt. The two Biomedical Engineering students– Omega Mitinda and Jacqueline Dzidzi, will represent MUST and Malawi at the conference. According to Head of Engineering at MUST, […]

Tu-tu-tu ngozi yinanso: South African Pilot, 2 Australian Passengers Survive Plane Crash In Malawi 

Tu-tu-tu ngozi yinanso: South African Pilot, 2 Australian Passengers Survive Plane Crash In Malawi 

A South African pilot and two Australian passengers Wednesday evening survived a chopper accident following the aeroplane’s power failure in Nkhotakota. Nkhotakota Police Public Relations Officer Williams Kaponda confirmed the development to Malawi News Agency (Mana) saying this occurred on January 4, 2017 at Nkhotakota Boma’s abandoned airfield. He explained the plane belonging to Ulendo Travelling […]