Ghetto King Fredokiss Hails CEWAG for Fundraising Initiative

Malawi’s leading urban music artist Penjani Munthali popularly known as Fredokiss commended Coalition for Empowerment of Women and Girls (CEWAG) for their fundraising prowess during an event that took place last Saturday at Mkwichi Primary School Ground to raise funds to sponsor 17 needy girls. Fredokiss who was invited for a photoshoot at the function said what CEWAG did was a positive initiative to encourage girls to stay in school. “I think it is a positive initiative to hold…

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Board queries Mzimba NGOs’ K11 Billion Programmes

Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) Board says the amount of money NGOs are spending annually in Mzimba does not reflect development activities being implemented in the district and suspects a lot is being swindled. NGO Board’s Director of Programs, Kamwana Muyaya made the sentiments Monday during a District Executive Committee meeting. Muyaya said, in its recent mapping exercise, the board registered 33 NGOs operating to the tune of K11 billion. He said this is a lot of money worth more development…

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Malawi Gaming Board Urges Youth to Work Hard

Malawi Gaming Board (MGB) has advised all youths under the age of 18 to work hard in education instead of engaging in gambling in different designated places across the country. MGB is a parastatal organization mandated to regulate the gambling industry in Malawi. The responsibility of the board is to issue licenses to people who run gambling businesses and collect tax (revenue) from the same. Speaking in an interview during the weekend in Lilongwe, Senior Compliance Officer Miriam Kumbuyo…

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Malawi Police Arrest Three For Possessing Fake Bank Notes

Kanengo police in Lilongwe are keeping in custody three men for being found in possession of fake currency contrary to section 382 of the penal code. Kanengo police public Relations Officer Laban Makalani said the three men, Precious Kathyanga 35, Chikondano Phiri 27 and Chipiliro Phiri 19 were found with fake Malawian kwacha notes amounting to K384, 000. “While operating under a tip off, a team of police detectives from Kanengo police station led by the station criminal investigations…

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ACB Still Probing Joyce Banda

The  Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) says it has not cleared former president Joyce Banda on corruption allegations in the biggest financial scandal in the country’s history called Cashgate, dismissing her claims that the graft-busting body said it had no solid evidence against the former president, partially clearing her name. The “Cashgate” scandal prompted foreign donors – who provide around 40 percent of Malawi’s budget – to pull the plug on aid worth around $150 million. The scandal helped push Banda…

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Wellington ‘the Bulldozer ‘ Claims Mr Karonga

Mwangonde, popularly known as ‘the bulldozer ‘ was crowned new Mr Karonga on Saturday in a stiff competition that was held at the district Museum Hall. The bulldozer, son of former Mr Malawi, Mr Olympia and founder of Weight Lifting and Body Building Association of Malawi (WABAM), Isaac Mwangonde defeated 15 contestants right from the beginning, as the crowd kept on singing ‘the bulldozer, bulldozer… immediately he entered the stage, to show his muscles. Speaking after the release of…

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WFP Project to Constructs Three CDSSs in Mulanje

World Food Programme (WFP) under “Let Girls Learn project” is set to construct three Community Day Secondary Schools (CDSSs) in Mulanje District by December this year. Speaking on Thursday  during a District Executing Committee (DEC) meeting in the district, Shire Highlands Education Division Senior Inspector, Samuel Mandauka said the day secondary schools would help enhance girls’ education in the district. “The project is complimenting government to reduce barriers young girls face when accessing education with the aim of increasing…

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Irish Govt Donates ICT Equipment, Motor Vehicle to Local Govt

Irish Government through Irish Aid  handed over Information Technology equipment (IT) and a vehicle worth K75 million to the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development at the Ministry’s Headquarters in Lilongwe. The equipment includes: 22 Desktop Computers, 3 Printers and a vehicle that will assist the Ministry and some District Councils in the provision of IT services. Speaking during the handover ceremony, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Kondwani Nankhumwa said the equipment would help in the…

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Azam Tigers ‘Secures’ Sponsorship

Blantyre-based outfit Azam Tigers are just a few steps behind from securing a sponsorship to the club which former Nyasa Big Bullets Technical Director, Billy Tewesa has negotiated for. Tigers have been playing in the top-flight Telekom Network Malawi (TNM) Super League for close to three years without sponsorship. Recently Tewesa was seen on the bench of Tigers when they were playing a friendly match against Nyasa Big Bullets at Mulanje Park Stadium and when questioned on his conduct,…

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Nomads, Bullets Thirsty For Super League Officials Blood

Nyasa Big Bullets and  Mighty Be Forward Wanderers Supporters are thirsty for the blood of Super League Of Malawi (SULOM) officials, Maravi Express has learnt. Press Statement made available to this publication  Nomads Board of Trustees  Chairman Rashid Gaffer and Nyasa Bullets  President Conrad Bucle has warned SULOM officials not to grace Sartuday’s Blantyre derby between Beforward Wanderers and Nyasa Big Bullets to be played at Bingu National Stadium in the capital city Lilongwe The letter states that the…

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