Chakwera Calls For Patience; ‘We Will Deliver Campaign Promises On Priority Basis’

Chakwera Calls For Patience; ‘We Will Deliver Campaign Promises On Priority Basis’

By Fostina Mkandawire Lilongwe, May 26, Mana: President Dr. Lazarus Chakwera has emphasized on the need for Malawians to be patient with his administration as he is working towards improving the development of the country. Chakwera made the call on Wednesday, when he appeared before parliament in Lilongwe, to answer questions from Members of Parliament […]

Veep Chilima Reaffirms Commitment to Fulfill Tonse Manifesto

Veep Chilima Reaffirms Commitment to Fulfill Tonse Manifesto

By Emmanuel Moyo Karonga, April 20, Mana: Vice President, Saulos Chilima has expressed Tonse Government’s commitment to providing full support in the implementation of the Nthola- Illola Irrigation Scheme and Karonga Water Supply and Sanitation projects. Speaking Tuesday when he visited K30 billion Nthola- Illola Irrigation Scheme project in the district, Chilima said once completed, […]

Over Two Million Households Benefit From Affordable Input Program

Over Two Million Households Benefit From Affordable Input Program

By Daniel Namwini Lilongwe, Mana: Following the official launch of the Affordable Input Program (AIP) on October 17, 2020 at Jali in Zomba District, around 2.9 million households across the country have so far benefited from the program representing 77 percent. Ministry of Agriculture Spokesperson, Grecian Lungu, confirmed the development in an interview Malawi News […]

Chakwera Asks For More Time to Trim Presidential Powers

Chakwera Asks For More Time to Trim Presidential  Powers

By Glory Msowoya Blantyre, October 26, Mana; Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera has asked for more time to trim his presidential powers as he promised during campaign period. During his inauguration at Kamuzu Barracks soon after being sworn in as Malawi president, Chakwera said he will propose legislation to reduce the powers of the presidency. Speaking […]

MWANAMVEKA TRASHES BUDGET: Malawians Want Cheap Fertilizer Now…Free Water & Electricity Connection Now, Risk Allowances For Teachers

MWANAMVEKA TRASHES BUDGET: Malawians Want Cheap Fertilizer Now…Free Water & Electricity Connection Now, Risk Allowances For Teachers

Former Minister of Finance Joseph Mwanamvekha has today described the recently presented budget as lacking penitent issues describing it as empty which lacks direction. He said if checked properly the budget has Two trillion Kwacha for expenditure and only K500 Billion on Development Mwanamvekha said in the budget there is nothing about reducing passport fees, […]

Tonse Treating Malawians As ‘Dogs’ On Covid-19 Measures- Law Expert

Tonse Treating Malawians As ‘Dogs’ On Covid-19 Measures- Law Expert

Law scholars and political commentators in the country have accused President Dr. Lazarus Chakwera and his Tonse Administration of treating Malawians as ‘dogs’ after effecting anti Covid-19 laws without consulting concerned groups. The new laws known as public health (Corona virus and Covid-19) Prevention, Containment and Management Rules, 2020 affects religious gatherings, weddings and traditional […]

Tonse Alliance For Wealth Creation- Chilima

Tonse Alliance For Wealth Creation-  Chilima

By Lydia Kalonde, MANA Malawi Vice President Dr. Saulos Chilima says “Tonse Alliance” led Government will be championing wealth creation in its quest to make life better for all Malawians. The Vice President Chilima, who is also Minister of Economic Planning and Public Sector Reforms, made the remarks Friday in an interview after an interface […]

U-Turn On Free Tax for Low Income Earners

U-Turn On Free Tax for Low Income Earners

The Tonse Alliance led administration has reversed its decision to effect the increment of tax free band for low income earners from MK45, 000 to Mk100, 000. In his Provisional Budget for the period of four months in Parliament recently, Minister of Finance Felix Mlusu said the new tax measure was with immediate effect from […]

Tonse Alliance Led Government Asked to Advance Abortion Law

Tonse Alliance Led Government Asked  to Advance Abortion Law

By Glory Msowoya Blantyre, July 2, Mana: Centre for Solutions of Journalism (CSJ) has urged the Tonse Alliance led government to look into abortion law reforms and to enact the proposed bill which should deal with unsafe abortion among girls and women. The CSJ made the call on Wednesday in Blantyre during a day-long training […]