President Mutharika Meets MCC Chief Jonathan Nash….Commits To Invest More In Malawi’s Energy Sector

President Mutharika Meets MCC Chief Jonathan Nash….Commits To Invest More In Malawi’s Energy Sector

United States government’ Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) says its multi billion kwacha Millennium challenge compact grant to the government of Malawi remains set for completion in September next year. President Mutharika greeting MCC acting CEO Jonathan Nash in New York President Mtharika meeting with MCC acting CEO Jonathan Nash in New York Acting Chief Executive Officer for […]

Malawi’s Cancer Centre Project Hailed At UN As First Lady Addresses OAFLA Meeting On State Of Cancer

Malawi’s Cancer Centre Project Hailed At UN As First Lady Addresses OAFLA Meeting On State Of Cancer

The First Lady Madame Dr. Gertrude Mutharika says the construction of a cancer centre currently underway in Lilongwe is a major step in the right direction towards the national fight against different kinds of cancers in Malawi. Dr. Mutharika said this in New York United States of America during the 6th African First Ladies and […]

China To Construct Five Modern Community Technical Colleges

The People’s Republic of China will construct five modern community technical colleges to the tune of 100 million Chinese yen. This was disclosed on Monday during the signing ceremony of the implementation agreement for the China-aided project of Malawi community technical college in Lilongwe. Speaking at the ceremony, Minister of Labour, Youth, Sports and Manpower […]

WFP Malawi Has New Country Director Benoit Thiry

WFP Malawi Has New Country Director Benoit Thiry

The United Nations (UN) World Food Programme (WFP) Malawi has a new Country Director, Benoit Thiry. Thiry replaces Coco Ushiyama who served WFP for four years. According to a press statement issued on Friday by WFP, Thiry presented his letters of credence to Malawi’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Emmanuel Fabiano, in […]

EU Backs Use Of National ID Card For Polls

EU Backs Use Of National ID Card For Polls

The European Union (EU) observer mission says the National ID card will be of great benefit to Malawians in many aspects of their lives including elections. Addressing members of the media in Lilongwe on Thursday, EU Follow-Up Mission (EFM) Leader, Birgitte Markussen said if completed successfully, the introduction of a national ID card would be […]

Malawi President Mutharika Off To 72nd UN General Assembly: To Deliver 12 Key-Note Speeches

Malawi President Mutharika Off To 72nd UN General Assembly: To Deliver 12 Key-Note Speeches

President Peter Mutharika Friday afternoon left the country to attend the forth coming 72nd United Nations General Assembly to be held in New York, United States of America from September 19 to 25. Mutharika left the country via Kamuzu International Airport. He will be attending the session which will be held under the theme “Focusing […]

Germany, Norway Applaud RBF’s Maternal Health programme In Malawi

Germany, Norway Applaud RBF’s Maternal Health programme In Malawi

The Germany Ambassador to Malawi Juergen Borsch has hailed the Result Based Financing (RBF) for maternal programme and neonatal health, a Malawi, Germany and Norway initiative for reducing maternal, neonatal morbidity and mortality rates in four districts in the country. He was speaking after a familiarisation tour of RBF programmes at Dedza District Hospital, with […]

US To Inject $90million Into Malawi’s Secondary School Education

US To Inject $90million Into Malawi’s Secondary School Education

United States of America ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer says her government is planning to inject US 90 million into Malawi’s secondary education in the next five years. Palmer said this as the United States Aid for International Development (USAID) partners with the Ministry of Education to distribute text books to early primary school pupils […]

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