Mutharika Tips Chinese Companies on Having Steady Financing

Malawi President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has tipped Chinese companies wishing to invest in Malawi to secure steady financing of their projects to ensure speedy and uninterrupted implementation of the projects. He made the sentiments when he made audience with officials from the China Jiangxi International Economic and Technical Cooperation Co. Limited and the China Railway Construction company (CRCC) on Thursday. Mutharika said he has observed that some companies wanting to invest in Malawi do not have financial resources…

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Noma Yanga Promo Receives Overwhelming Response

Be Forward Wanderers SMS campaign dubbed ‘Noma yanga’ has received overwhelming response from the Wanderers supporters barely three weeks after being launched. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Wednesday in Blantyre, Wanderers General Secretary, Mike Butao said that over 3, 000 supporters have subscribed for the promotion. He said that, “we should thank the supporters for they have received the campaign positively though there were a number of problems which needed to be addressed. “At first,…

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Airtel Customers Win Big in ‘Bandulo Bandulo’ Promotion

Two Airtel customers are smiling all the way to the bank after winning cash prizes of K1 million each in the first draw of the ‘Bandulo Bandulo’ promotion rolled out by Airtel. The competition, which started on August 15 and will run until December 5, will have a total of 2029 winners with one lucky customer walking away with a grand prize of K10 million. According to Airtel Marketing Director, Frank Magombo, the purpose of the competition is to…

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NSO Clears Mist Over Enumerator’s Recruitment Irregularities

Friends of Machinga Trust Friday forced the National Statistical Office (NSO) to carry out a verification exercise on the recruitment of enumerators which it claimed was characterized by corrupt practices and recruitment of people outside the district. Friends of Machinga Trust wrote the NSO expressing dissatisfaction with the recruitment that took place recently in the district alleging that the census body also registered public servants. In a letter signed by the trust’s Chair, Grey Mphiti, it asked the NSO…

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Prison Warder in Trouble For Airtel Money Fraud

Police in Zomba have arrested a serving convict and a warder at Zomba Maximum Prison for allegedly stealing K150, 000 from a resident of Zomba city through Airtel Money transactions after a sim swap, Police have confirmed. Eastern Region Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), Inspector Joseph Sauka while confirming the arrest in an interview with Malawi News Agency, identified the suspects as Stonken Chavunda, 32, the prison warder, Batson Fletcher, 36, James Banda, 45 and Bartholomew Njala, 21 for…

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TN Stars Release 11 Players

Over 52 players from various teams in the domestic league in the country and one foreign based player have changed teams during the mid-season transfer window market. Transfer market opened on July 30, 2018 during the TNM Super League mid-season break, saw 52 major transactions and signing of two players from Reserve or Youth side. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Wednesday in Blantyre, Super League of Malawi (SULOM) General Secretary Williams Banda said the teams…

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UNICAF Trains 500 School Leavers in ICT

Over 500 students who completed their Form 4 are benefiting free computer skills which are offered by UNICAF University in Lilongwe, as one way of bridging the deficiency of ICT skills existing among other school leavers. UNICAF came in with the idea after noticing that there is a gap as far as ICT is concerned especially in Government schools compared to private institution. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) Wednesday in Lilongwe, Director of Marketing and Development,…

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Kambewa ‘Golden Heart’ Cyclist

Nations Publication as described cyclist Stewart Kambewa, who has joined the newspapers Safe Motherhood charity initiative by offering to cycle 302kms from Blantryre to Lilongwe on September 8 as a good citizen, who has a golden heart. Representing The Nation on Wednesday when First Merchant Bank (FMB) donated MK2 million towards towards Kambewa’s cause, John Kaunda said cycling 302kms is gruesome and unique and it only shows he is so determined to help other underprivileged mothers. Kambewa, who shot…

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No Use Of Lorries During DPP Primary Elections

The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has banned its aspirants to ferry supporters to venues where the party’s primary elections will be conducted across the country. Minister of Transport and Public Works who is also Treasure General for the party Jappie Mhango said the move is an ideal strategy of ensuring 50-50 winning situation for all the candidates competing regardless of their financial stand. “We will not allow any candidate to carry people from their respected homes in Lorries…

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Operation Landslide: Mutharika Extends Satellite TV Coverage to Rural Areas

President Arthur Peter Mutharika has commissioned a project dubbed Access to Satellite TV for 500 Malawian Villages which will see some households in rural areas being connected to satellite television. The project being financed by the Peoples Republic of China is targeting 500 villages across the country and 20 households in each beneficiary village are going to be given satellite television sets where they will be accessing up to 21 local and international channels for free. Speaking on Tuesday…

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