Internship Programme to Reduce Youth Exposure to Risky Behaviors

A Youth Organization in Machinga has applauded government for the internship program it has introduced, saying it would help to reduce exposure of the youth to risk behaviors. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Wednesday, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer for Liwonde based Youth Impact Organization, Mwiza Muwalo said the move by government is a milestone as most youth lacks a platform to showcase their capabilities. “We hear Companies and NGO’s when they are advertising for job,…

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Mutharika Agitates For A Vibrant Agriculture Sector

Malawi President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has said a vibrant agriculture sector remains crucial in the provision of sustainable financial support to the country’s economic growth. Mutharika made the remarks on Wednesday when he opened the 15th National Agriculture Fair currently underway at Chichiri Trade Fair grounds in Blantyre. He said time had come for Malawian farmers to be empowered as such government is tirelessly working with development partners including China and other local investors to support the sector….

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Lilongwe Get Ready for Miracle Money, Bushiri on Gospel Crusade

Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) founder, Prophet Shepherd Bushiri known as Major 1 is set to host a massive crusade on September 29, 2018 at Bingu National Stadium (BNS) in Lilongwe. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) Wednesday, ECG Communications Director, Ephraim Nyondo said that all is set for Major 1 to host the crusade. “Prophet Shepherd Bushiri is ready to host his historical crusade in Malawi,” he said. Nyondo added that, the crusade is part of the…

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No One Will Die of Hunger- Govt

Government has assured Malawians that the country has enough maize in stock both for humanitarian aid and commercial purposes, reiterating that no-one would die of hunger in the country. Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Joseph Mwanamvekha gave the assurance during the opening of the 15th National Agriculture Fair in the Commercial City of Blantyre on Wednesday. Mwanamvekha said government through the Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (ADMARC) and the National Food Reserve Agency have enough maize in…

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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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