Mhlakho Wa Lhomwe Donates to Hailstorm Victims

The Central Region Mhlakho wa Lhomwe Chapter (CRMLC) on Saturday donated some items to victims of rainstorm which occurred on Tuesday and affected about 400 people in the process completely destroying 58 houses. Speaking at the event one of the victims, Aubrey Mwanakhu, said after the fateful incident occurred many of them were downcast as both their homes and businesses were affected and had nowhere to start from. Said Mwanakhu: “We were completely confused and disappointed because both our…

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ESCOM Diesel-Powered Generators Arrive in Blantyre

 It was all smiles  in Blantyre when residents witnessed the arrival of the much awaited Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM)’s 55 megawatts stand – by diesel powered generators. Malawi News Agency (Mana) witnessed the arrival of the generators which are meant to mitigate the frequent power outages the citizenry have been experiencing in the recent times. ESCOM’s Board Chairperson, Perks Ligoya, told MANA in an interview after receiving the energy – driving facility on behalf of Malawi Government,…

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Veep Chilima Advises Councils to Hire Reputable Contractors

Vice-President Saulos Chilima Friday advised councils in the country to ensure that all construction projects for public structures like schools, markets and hospitals are granted to reputable contractors who produce good work. Speaking when he visited Phwezi and Mzokoto trading centres in Rumphi District which were hit by floods and stormy winds last month, Chilima said he had observed that most public structures that are being damaged are substandard. “Like Zolozolo in Mzuzu City, the building whose roof was…

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Teacher with 7 Classes: Ministry of Education Deploys Teachers to School

Ministry of Education Science and Technology through the Blantyre District Education Manager’s office (DEM) on Friday deployed two qualified teachers to Chiguma primary school which, for the past two years, was being handled by a single but volunteer teacher – Mark Kamphira. The story of Kamphira and Chiguma School was first carried by Malawi News Agency (MANA) when the school was being handed over to government by Majete wildlife and parks in November last year. Chiguma primary school currently…

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Govt to Curb Corruption at Road Traffic

Principal Secretary for the Ministry of Transport and Public Works, Francis Chinsinga on Friday attested to his Ministry’s commitment to curb corruption in the Department of Road Traffic. Chinsinga said rendering of road traffic and safety services, including enforcement of road traffic regulations has been among the high ranked corruption zones in the country. As a Ministry he said they have been implementing a lot of reforms to reduce all the risk areas to corruption and fraud in then…

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Mutharika Promises Malawians of Sustained Development Activities

President Professor Peter Mutharika has promised people in the country that the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)-led government would continue to implement various programs aimed at improving their living standards. Making the promise on Wednesday during a whistle stop tour from Mangochi to Blantyre, Mutharika said government would continue working towards implementing development programs which have a direct bearing on the lives of ordinary Malawians. The Malawian leader said some of the initiatives would include infrastructural projects which would not…

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Nkolokosa-Zion Road to be Named After Getrude Mutharika

As a way of appreciating the good work President Arthur Peter Mutharika and the First Lady Getrude Mutharika are doing to uplift development and lives of Malawians in Malawi, Blantyre City South Constituency will name the Nkolokosa-Zion Road The Getrude Mutharika Avenue. Since 2014, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) government led by President Mutharika has been undertaking numerous developments which included upgrading of the Chipembere Highway in Blantyre, construction of Soche Manje Road and rehabilitation of Ndirande Chimseu Road….

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As a way of appreciating the good work President Arthur Peter Mutharika and the First Lady Getrude Mutharika are doing to uplift development and lives of Malawians in Malawi, Blantyre City South Constituency will name the Nkolokosa-Zion Road The Getrude Mutharika Avenue. Since 2014, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) government led by President Mutharika has been undertaking numerous developments which included upgrading of the Chipembere Highway in Blantyre, construction of Soche Manje Road and rehabilitation of Ndirande Chimseu Road….

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Mutharika Pledges to Construct Mangochi – Makanjira Road

President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika on Wednesday pledged that his government would construct the Mangochi – Makanjira Road all the way to Namwera Turn – Off to Lake Malawi past Mpilipili Trading Centre, among other major developments earmarked for the lakeshore district. Mutharika made the disclosure when he made whistle-stops on his way from Chikoko Bay State Lodge in Monkey Bay, Mangochi to Blantyre at the end of his Christmas and New Year Holiday. The President stopped over at…

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Over 4,000 Cars Imported Every Month- Mutharika

Malawi President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika says over 4,047 vehicles were imported into the country every month in the year 2017. Professor Mutharika made the remarks on Monday in his New Year address to the Malawi nation. He said most of the Malawians have gained confidence to spend their excess cash. “Malawians are buying and importing 4,047 vehicles per month. This means we are regaining our confidence to spend. Most people have the confidence to spend their excess cash….

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