Malawi’s Fair Trade Commission to Protect Consumers Amidst Covid-19

Malawi’s Fair Trade Commission to Protect Consumers Amidst Covid-19

By Memory Chatonda, MANA Competition for Fair Trading Commission (CFTC) has introduced a toll free line through which people could officially lodge complaints for action in an effort to step up market surveillance and protect consumers from unfair trading practices. President Prof. Peter Mutharika directed CFTC Saturday in a National Address that the Commission should […]

Mutharika Warns Chakwera Against Attacking DPP Supporters

Mutharika Warns Chakwera Against Attacking DPP Supporters

Malawi President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has warned Malawi Congress Party president Lazarus Chakwera against attacking members of ruling Mighty Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). President Professor Mutharika issued the warning on Tuesday through a nation address which was televised live on the state broadcaster. He made the warning after Reverend Chakwera ordered his supporters to […]

Covid-19: Maranatha Academy Introduces Online Lessons

Covid-19: Maranatha Academy Introduces Online Lessons

By Mayamiko Phiri In an effort to mitigate the effects of school closure in the country due to Covid-19 pandemic, Maranatha Academy has opened up its online learning to all students in Malawi. Maranatha Schools Managing Director, Ernest Kaonga disclosed the development during press briefing held on Monday in Blantyre. Kaonga stated that the initiative […]

Malawi Opposition Wants Presidential Elections Postponed

Malawi Opposition Wants Presidential Elections Postponed

The Opposition Assembly for Democracy and Development (ADD) has asked the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) to postpone fresh presidential elections slated for 2 July 2020 amidst coronavirus fears. ADD’s President and Founder, Dr. Cassim Chilumpha made the appeal on Monday through a statement posted on his official facebook page. Dr. Chilumpha also called upon MEC […]

Covid-19 Cases Increase to Five

Covid-19 Cases Increase to Five

Chairperson for the Special Cabinet Committee on Coronavirus Jappie Mhango has confirmed a 5th case of Covid-19 in the country. Mhango, who is also Minister of Health and Population, confirmed the development in Lilongwe during a Press briefing on Monday. According to Mhango, the latest confirmed case is a woman from Blantyre who recently travelled […]

MRA Opens Voluntary Compliance Window After Mutharika’s Directive

MRA Opens Voluntary Compliance Window After Mutharika’s Directive

The Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) has opened a Voluntary Compliance Window (VCW) for tax defaulters following President Professor Peter Mutharika’s directive on Saturday as a measure of fighting the spread of Covid-19. Malawi President Professor Mutharika issued the order after Malawi registered a fourth case of Covid-19. VCW will give an opportunity to tax defaulters […]

Fuel Prices Reduced Following APM’s Directive

Fuel Prices Reduced Following APM’s Directive

The Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority – MERA has effective today 4th April reduced fuel prices as per the directive by President Peter Mutharika. Mutharika said Saturday evening this will help to reduce impacts of some measures in the prevention of the coronavirus in Malawi. Petrol will now be selling at 780 kwacha per liter from […]

Lilongwe Area 9 Compound On Lockdown

Lilongwe Area 9 Compound On Lockdown

The Lilongwe City Council (LCC) has put on lockdown Area 9 compound following three covid-19 cases registered in the compound on Thursday. Malawi President Professor Peter Mutharika confirmed the first three cases of Covid-19 on Thursday from a single household in Lilongwe. In a communiqué dated 4th April, the council said that Lilongwe District Health […]

1 2 3 14