Lazarus Chakwera Under Fire For Defying COVID-19 Restrictions

Lazarus Chakwera Under Fire For Defying COVID-19 Restrictions

Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera is facing backlash from Malawians for being hypocritical over Covid-19 measures following his Friday’s enroute rallies to Mzuzu. Malawians have faulted President Chakwera for holding rallies where thousands gathered, breaching the 250-people gathering limit set by the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19. On his way to the Northern Region yesterday, the president […]

Malawi Celebrates Labour Day: Chakwera Commits to Promote Decent Work

Malawi Celebrates Labour Day: Chakwera Commits to Promote Decent Work

By Memory Chatonda Blantyre, May 1, Mana: President Lazarus Chakwera says his government is committed to create decent work in Malawi that will lead to the promotion of socio-economic development of the country. Chakwera made the remarks Saturday when he presided over the commemoration of International Labour Day at Sanjika Palace in Blantyre. The Malawi […]

Over MK 9.4 Billion ‘Swimming Pool’ Project Sparks Anger in Malawi

Over MK 9.4 Billion ‘Swimming Pool’ Project Sparks Anger in Malawi

President Lazarus Chakwera’s administration has allocated over MK 9.4 Billion Kwacha for the construction of a swimming pool at Kamuzu Institute of Sports in Lilongwe, a developed which has angered tax payers. Government through the Ministry of Sports has awarded a Chinese company named China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation to do the construction work. In […]

Ombudsman Martha Chizuma Appointed ACB Czar

Ombudsman Martha Chizuma Appointed ACB Czar

Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera has appointed Ombudsman Martha Chizuma as Director-General for the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB). Secretary for Justice, Reyneck Matemba has confirmed the appointment in an interview with local media on Wednesday . According to Matemba, President has submitted Chizuma’s name to Parliament for confirmation by the Public Appointments Committee (PAC). Meanwhile, PAC has […]

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 […]

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 […]

Chakwera Describes Malewezi As True Statesman

Chakwera Describes Malewezi As True Statesman

By Chimwemwe Njoloma Lilongwe, April 24, Mana: President Dr. Lazarus Chakwera on Saturday led the nation in paying tribute to the late former Vice President, Justin Malewezi, at Likuni Boys Secondary School ground in Lilongwe where Malawians gathered to send him off. Late Malewezi passed on Saturday April, 17 minutes after arrangements were being made […]

Motivational Speaker Lumumba Urges Malawians to Rally Behind Chakwera

Motivational Speaker Lumumba Urges Malawians to Rally Behind Chakwera

By Sylvester Kumwenda Lilongwe, April 22, Mana: One of Africa’s Anti-Corruption figure heads, Patrick Lumumba has urged Malawians to rally behind President Dr. Lazarus Chakwera in his fight against corruption if the country is to make strides in ending the vice. He made the remarks on Thursday after Dr. Chakwera and Lumumba had an interface […]

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