Veep Chilima Faults Poor Planning in Projects Implementation

Veep Chilima Faults Poor Planning in Projects Implementation

By Kondwani Magombo Mangochi, April 28, Mana:  Vice President, Dr. Saulos Chilima has faulted poor planning and lack of coordination in the execution of some projects in the country resulting in unnecessary delays and loss of financial resources. He made the observation in Mangochi Tuesday after inspecting Maritime housing project at Monkey Bay and the […]

CDEDI Demands ESCOM to Pay Back to Consumers…Mera Owns Malawian An Explanation

CDEDI Demands ESCOM to Pay Back to Consumers…Mera Owns Malawian An Explanation

By Watipaso Mzungu-Contributor The Centre for Democracy and Economic Development Initiatives (CDEDI) has demanded Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) to pay back to the consumers for ‘illegally’ increasing electricity tariffs. This follows revelations that ESCOM board agreed to increase Electricity Tariffs without authorization from the Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA). MERA told the Parliamentary […]

Lazarus Chakwera Challenged Unima to Maintain Standards

Lazarus Chakwera Challenged Unima to Maintain Standards

By Solister Mogha Zomba, April 28, Mana: President, Dr Lazarus Chakwera has challenged the University of Malawi (Unima) to maintain high standards as it undergoes delinking process. Speaking at Chancellor College during the virtual graduation where only 73 with distinction attended the ceremony physically. Chakwera said the founder of Unima, Late President Dr Hastings Kamuzu […]

Alfandika Resigns As MEC Chief Elections Officer

Alfandika Resigns As MEC Chief Elections Officer

Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) Chief Elections Officer, Sam Alfandika has resigned from his position. According to Nation Online, Alfandika has resigned from the post after securing a job as United Nations (UN) position as an international elections advisor. Meanwhile, MEC chairperson Chifundo Kachale, in a statement, says the commission will soon be meeting to discuss […]

MERCK Foundation Provides Scholarships to Malawian Doctors

MERCK Foundation Provides Scholarships to Malawian Doctors

By Memory Chatonda Blantyre, April 27, Mana: Malawi’s First Lady Monica Chakwera has said that Merck Foundation has provided 19 scholarships to Malawian doctors to enrol in one year online diploma in different medical specialties in order to assist in providing quality and equitable health care solution. The First Lady disclosed this on Tuesday at […]

UN Speaks Out As Malawi Court Blocks Move to Relocate Asylum Seekers

UN Speaks Out As Malawi Court Blocks Move to Relocate Asylum Seekers

By Mphatso Nkuonera & Chalo Mvula Lilongwe, April 27, Mana: United Nations Resident Coordinator for Malawi, Maria Jose Torres has appealed to government, media and other development partners to cautiously treat the relocation of asylum seekers with care. She made these remarks at Bingu National Convention Centre (BICC) in Lilongwe on Tuesday on the sidelines […]

…But refugees are as human as all of us…

…But refugees are as human as all of us…

BY CHRISPINE SIBANDE The art of oppressing the poor and the vulnerable. Since the day Ministry of Homeland Security told the nation that all refugees in Malawi should return to Dzaleka Refugee Camp by 28th of April, 2021, no media institution or social media platform has done an analysis on the implication of this decision. […]

Bails Galore in Covid-19 Plunder

Bails Galore in Covid-19 Plunder

The Blantyre Magistrate Court has released on bail eight people  accused of abusing Covid-19 funds. The eight are Pudenciana Makalamba, Keith Chikonda, Fletcher Nyirenda, Stanley Jailosi Gavi, Andrew Mughogho, Linda Mauluka, Ellard Naming’ona and Chisomo Sibanda. Chief Resident Magistrate Jean Kayira has released  the eight  bail on the following  conditions: 1. To pay a bail […]

Chakwera Off to Zomba For Virtual Graduation

Chakwera Off to Zomba For Virtual Graduation

President Dr. Lazarus Chakwera will on Wednesday preside over University of Malawi (Unima) virtual graduation ceremony at Chancellor College in Zomba. Chakwera, who is also the Chancellor of Unima, is expected to arrive at the Great Hall at 08:00 O’clock. The graduation ceremony will be held virtually as a measure of controlling the further spread […]