Kaliati Warns Against Bureaucracy in Government Offices

Kaliati Warns Against Bureaucracy in Government Offices

By Mary Makhiringa Balaka, July 27, Mana: Minister of Gender, Community Development and Social Welfare Patricia Kaliati, over the weekend warned senior government officers against abuse of their offices and fellow workers. Kaliati said it was disheartening to note that some senior officials in government departments ill treating their junior staff a situation she described […]

MBC Boss Sumbuleta Admits Mistake

MBC Boss Sumbuleta Admits Mistake

The Director General for Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC), Aubrey Sumbuleta has admitted that the state broadcaster made some mistakes in previous years in discharging its duties. Sumbuleta made the confession on Wednesday during a familiarization by the newly appointed Minister of Information Gospel Kazako at MBC’s main studios in the commercial city of Blantyre. Sumbuleta […]

Gospel Kazako Vows to Free MBC

Gospel Kazako Vows to Free MBC

The newly appointed Minister of Information, Gospel Kazako has vowed to make state broadcaster the Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) free from political bondage. The Minister Kazako, who is also the Director for the privately-owned Zodiak Broadcasting Station (ZBS), made the vow in an interview with a local media. The former MBC employee, Kazako said his […]

MISA Pens Chakwera to Set MBC, MACRA Free

MISA Pens Chakwera to Set  MBC, MACRA Free

The Media Institute For Southern Africa (MISA)- Malawi Chapter has asked President Lazarus Chakwera to allow Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) and Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) to operate without political interference. MISA-Malawi Chapter Chairperson, Tereza Ndanga made the appeal in a statement made available to the publication. She said the media regulatory body MACRA and […]

‘Zokonda Amayi’ Women Donate Over 20 Units Of Blood

‘Zokonda Amayi’ Women Donate Over 20 Units Of Blood

By Samuel Phiri Kasungu, June 18, Mana:  Malawi Blood Transfusion Services (MBTS) has collected over 20 units of blood from Zokonda Amai Group Kasungu Chapter, who mobilized themselves to donate blood. The Group led by Abiti Umali, mobilized themselves and gathered at Chankhanga Primary School ready to donate blood to MBTS following the call that […]

MHRC Urges Media To Safeguard Democracy

MHRC Urges Media To Safeguard Democracy

By Elizabeth Mandala Blantyre, May 27, Mana: Malawi Human Rights Commissioner (MHCR) Rev. Patrick Semphere has urged journalists to act professional during fresh presidential elections tentatively scheduled for June 23, 2020 in order to safeguard the country. He made the remarks during a press conference on Tuesday at Mount Soche Hotel in Blantyre. The conference […]

MHRC For Equal Media Access To Political Parties

MHRC For Equal Media Access To Political Parties

By James Mwale Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC) Tuesday engaged Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) and Ministry of Information, Civic Education and Communications Technology, urging them to ensure broadcasters adhere to responsibility and moral ethics ahead of the forthcoming fresh presidential election. After the interface which took place at Bingu International Convention Centre (BICC) in […]

HRDC Chair Timothy Mtambo Attacks MBC Crew

HRDC Chair Timothy Mtambo Attacks MBC Crew

The Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) Chairperson Timothy Mtambo on Wednesday confronted Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) journalists at Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe. The MBC crew was at the airport working on the Development and expansion of facilities at Kamuzu International airport. While in their line of duty, the crew was suddenly confronted by Mtambo […]