DPP Director of Elections Ben Phiri Quits

DPP Director of Elections Ben Phiri Quits

Director of Elections for the former governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Dr Ben Malunga Phiri has resigned from the position following the out-come of June Fresh Presidential Elections. Dr. Phiri, who is also Member of Parliament for Central Constituency, announced his resignation in a letter addressed to Party’s Secretary General. He cited the loss the […]

DPP’s Field Marsha Ben Phiri Arrested

DPP’s Field Marsha Ben Phiri Arrested

The Malawi Police Service (MPs) has arrested opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Director of Elections, Dr. Ben Phiri who is also Member of Parliament for Thyolo Central. The former Local Government Minister, Dr. Phiri was picked on Thursday morning by Fiscal Police for questioning in Lilongwe. National Police Spokesperson, James Kadadzera was not available to […]

MEDF Disburses MK4.5 Billion to Over 17,000 Groups

MEDF Disburses MK4.5 Billion to Over 17,000 Groups

By Patrick Ndawala & Haneeph Maulana Machinga, June 15, Mana: The Malawi Enterprise Development Fund (MEDF) Board member, Dr. Nicholas Namalija has said since March this year, MEDF has disbursed over K4 billion to 17, 831 groups spread across the country. Namalija said this on Saturday at Mbenjere Secondary School ground in Machinga when Minister […]

Access to Internet Key to Social-Economic Development- Botomani

Access to Internet Key to Social-Economic Development- Botomani

Minister of Information, Communications and Civic Education, Mark Botomani says access to internet is the key to social economic development in the country. Botomani was speaking on Monday after commissioning construction works of a MK 50 Million telecentre at Thyolo Central Constituency by the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA). The Minister said it is the […]

MCP Admits Killing Innocent People

MCP Admits Killing Innocent People

Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Ben Phiri said Malawians should not make a mistake of voting into power a party whichvoted against multiparty democracy in 1994. Dr. Phiri, who is also Director of Elections for Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), was speaking on Sunday in Neno district during a campaign whistle stop tour. According […]

Govt Appeals For Transparency On Covid-19 Resources

Govt Appeals For Transparency On Covid-19 Resources

By Brian Wasili Government has asked local councils in the country to uphold principles of transparency and accountability on the use of financial resources provided by government for the fight against the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19).    Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Ben Phiri made the call on Tuesday after conducting a tour of activities […]

Malawi Funeral Ceremonies Limited to Fifty People

Malawi Funeral Ceremonies Limited to Fifty People

As a measure of fighting the spread of Covid-19, Malawi government says a maximum of fifty people will be allowed to attend a funeral ceremony with immediate effect. Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Dr. Ben Malunga Phiri announced the new measure on Thursday during a press briefing by a Special Cabinet Committee Covid-19 […]

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