Super League Champs Be Forward Wanderers Donates to Balaka School

Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM) and 2017 Super league Champions, Be Forward Wanderers Thursday donated materials worth K 2 million materials to Mwanje Primary School in Balaka. The items donated to the school include teaching and learning materials (text books, exercise books, pens and pencils) 2 sets of football kits and first aid kits. The Wanderers players took their time out to engage with the pupils of the school and to play a mini soccer game with the school’s football…

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Simama Doubles Northern Region Premier League Sponsorship

Sponsorship for Simama Premier Football League Division in the northern region is to be doubled in 2018 soccer season, Malawi News Agency (Mana) has learnt. The Sponsor, Abraham Simama disclosed that he intends to increase the league’s sponsorship from K4 million to K8 million in the coming season. He made the disclosure over the weekend in Mzuzu after officially crowning of Karonga United as the league’s 2017 champions at Ilala Crest Lodge.. In an interview with Mana, Northern Region…

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DPP Continues to Score Winning Marks, Commits to Develop Road Infrastructure

Minister of Transport and Public Works, Jappie Mhango expressed Democratic Progressive Party( DPP) administration’s  commitment towards connecting rural areas of the country to urban centres through construction of new and modern roads. Commissioning the newly constructed Nasundu 1 Bridge in Blantyre on Wednesday, the Minister said road network remains vital for socio-economic growth of a country. Mhango said good road network enables people to transport their agricultural produce, access social amenities and do a number of business as a…

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MACRA Introduces Mandatory Sim Card Registration

Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has introduced the mandatory SIM card registration and generic numbers amongst all mobile phone users in the country. According to the MACRA statement accessed by Malawi News Agency, the development is in accordance with the Communications Act of 2016. “In corroborating with all phone companies in Malawi, MACRA is therefore calling upon the general public to go to their respective phone service providers to have their numbers registered by 31st March, 2018. “Any number…

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City Council Slashes Maize Crops For Blantyre Residents

Some farmers in Ndirande Township in Blantyre on Monday morning were left shocked when they found their maize crops slashed down by Blantyre City Council (BCC) without prior notice. A snap check by Malawi News Agency (MANA) at one of the maize gardens along Ndirande-Goliyo road found farmers with their faces cast down with sympathizers discussing and trying to find answers as to who was behind the move they described as “regrettable”. “I suspect Blantyre City Council (BCC) are…

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Political Heavy Weights Mpinganjira, Lipenga, Phoya Joins Mighty DPP

President Peter Mutharika on Sunday welcome into the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) political heavy weights  Brown Mpinganjira, Dr Ken Lipenga, Henry Phoya and Reverend Daniel Gunya. Mutharika welcomed the trio politically proven ‘Heavy Weights’ at Lunzu Primary School Ground in Blantyre during a political rally which attracted thousands of Malawians from Blantyre and surrounding districts.   During the rally, former Blantyre Synod General Secretary Reverend Daniel  Gunya also joined the Mighty DPP together with other members from the…

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Transport Minister Warns Contractors Who Delay Govt Projects

Minister of Transport and Public Works Jappie Mhango has issued a warning shot that government will stop awarding contracts to any construction company that does not complete assignments within a specified duration. Mhango said the delay to complete projects in time retards development in the country as well as costing government extra resources on such projects. The minister sounded the warning when he commissioned construction of a K45 million Mongo Bridge on Kasitu River at Eswazini in Mzimba District….

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Nwankwo Kanu cries out over seized hotel

Former Super Eagles captain, Nwankwo KANU, has raised an alarm that he is on the verge of losing his prized asset, Hardly Apartment, a hotel situated in Lagos to the Assets Management Company of Nigeria, AMCON, under unclear circumstance. Papilo, as the former Arsenal of London and Inter Milan of Italy striker said his heart bleeds over the ordeal he is currently passing through since November 2015 when Hardley Apartment was put under the management of AMCON following an…

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SME’s to Benefit from MK1.3 Billion Japanese’ Grant

Small and Medium enterprises (SMEs) which focus on increasing productivity stand to benefit from 200 million Japanese Yen (K1.3 billion) worth of grant that the Japanese government has given to Malawi. Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development Goodall Gondwe signed the grant on behalf of the Malawi Government on Wednesday at a ceremony held at Capital Hill in Lilongwe. The grant is aimed at promoting economic and social development of the people of Malawi, especially the SMEs. Speaking…

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Kaliati is Political Heavyweight, Says Jessie Kabwila

Chairperson for the Women Parliamentary Caucus, Jessie Kabwila has saluted former cabinet minister Kaliati ‘Akweni’ Kaliati calling her a political heavyweight and commended fellow women parliamentarians for initiating various development projects aimed at improving the living standards of their communities. Kabwila, who is Malawi’s main opposition party Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Member of Parliament said this on Wednesday after members of Parliament Women Caucus visited Kaliati’s Mulanje West Constituency as part of promoting women to win elections. “I would…

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