Reunion Insurance donates K2.2 million assorted items to Beit Cure Hospital

One of the country’s leading Insurance companies, Reunion Insurance Company has donated various assorted items valued at K2.2 million to Beit Cure International Hospital in Blantyre. The donated assorted itmes include food and groceries made up of 50 x 25Kgs maize flour, 4 bales of sugar, 2 crates of orange squash and 50 cartons of washing soap. Reunion also donated guardian uniform ( 30 branded T-shirts ), and K1 million cheque towards a child’s burn contracture surgery. Speaking after…

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Airtel donates desks to Chisitu Primary School

Airtel Malawi continued with its countrywide education drive through a donation of 70 double seater desks that will accommodate 140 learners at Chisitu Primary School in Mulanje. Airtel Zonal Business Manager Leslie Tsilizani with Chisitu Primary School Headmaster Mr Nambuzi Airtel Zonal Business Manager for the South Leslie Tsilizani explained that as sales managers that operate in the region, they responded to the school’s call for help as it was their responsibility to support health and education institutions in…

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IPS – answer to sustainable tobacco production

Integrated Production System –IPS also known as Contract Farming is said to be the answer to sustainable tobacco production as it enables tobacco growers in the country to grow the leaf in a sustainable manner by producing more from a small piece of land while at the same time conserving the environment. Touring JTI Contract Growers lately, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Aggrey Masi MP, said he was impressed with the live barns that JTI is…

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MBS to start Implementing Ban of Liquor in Plastic Bottles and Sachets

The Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) says it is set to start implementing the ban on spirituous liquor packed in plastic bottles and sachets, it has been learnt. According to MBS Director General Davlin Chokazinga, the move follows the January 4th High Court ruling in favour of the Bureau that that manufacturing, packaging, distribution and sale of liquor in sachets and plastic bottles is illegal in Malawi. The MBS banned packing of spirits in sachets and plastic bottles in…

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TNM Launches K1 million Easter Promotion

As one way of celebrating this year’s Easter holiday with its customers Premier mobile network and ICT provider has launched Easter Splash promotion. Speaking during the launch TNM’s Senior Manager (Consumer Services) Madalitso Jonazi said the promotion has been designed to join all Malawians of Christian faith during this year’s Easter celebrations. “TNM believes in sharing, love and family which are the main focus of Easter for Christians around the world. We would like therefore to take this as…

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Standard Bank switching to new system

In a quest to allow its customers enjoy the best the advancements in technology can offer, Standard Bank Malawi will switch its operations to a new banking system driver called Finacle. The move, expected in June 2017, has been carefully planned to ensure seamless transition for customer transactions and to deliver an exciting, superior customer experience. Finacle will usher in a comprehensive range of service and product options available through digital banking channels. It will also necessitate a gradual…

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Malawian Airlines all-female flight lands in Dar es Salaam

A Malawian Airlines flight exclusively operated and supported by women landed in Tanzania’s commercial capital Dar es Salaam from Blantyre on 16th March 2017. Women were in charge of every single aspect of the flight operation, from cockpit to cabin, check-in to customer care, and air traffic control to ground handling. The aim of the flight, the first of its kind for the for the national carrier, was to encourage young girls and women who aspire to pursue careers…

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Water project commences in April

Construction, engineering and infrastructure development consortium Khato Civils and South Zambezi says it is ready to implement the project with actual ground work set to commence by April 2017. The group, which is based in South Africa, has confirmed that it has already started work including designing, equipment mobilisation and sites reservation works under instructions from its client, the Lilongwe Water Board (LWB). The project is earmarked to run for 24 months. The project is expected to be complete…

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Risky Business: Meet Street Divers At Lilongwe Bridge

They are so young, so daring and so fast. You have to give them money to see their risky act. Meet the street divers at Lilongwe Bridge on Kamuzu Procession Road, a quartet that risks it all. They are not professional divers. They are just street boys who make venturous jumps into Lilongwe River when it swells to the brim. Mazoni, both 15 years-old, are typical kids always in…

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Madonna Shared Adorable Photo of Twin Girls with Daughter Lourdes Months Before Adoption

Madonna may have initially denied any plans to adopt two children from Malawi, but her Instagram account told a different story. The 58-year-old singer recently adopted 4½-year-old twin girls from Malawi, the country’s judiciary spokesperson Mlenga Mvula confirmed. And an Instagram photo from July has since resurfaced, showing the little girls with Madonna’s 20-year-old daughter Lourdes. She captioned the photo: “3 Beauties! Lola spends time with twins, Stella and Esther at Home of Hope Orphanage.” She included several emojis of the…

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