Madame Professor Mutharika Advocates Cervical Cancer Screening

First Lady Madame Professor Gertrude Mutharika said orphanhood and child destitution can be reduced if women get screened and get treated of cervical cancer at an early stage. The First Lady made the remarks on Monday at Nagwengwere Primary School ground in Traditional Authority Khwethumele in Thyolo during a safe motherhood advocacy meeting. “Cervical cancer is killing women who leave children behind just like HIV and AIDS. But this can be avoided if women get screened of the disease…

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Malawians to Start Enjoying Fast Internet in February

As technology is fast growing in the country, Malawians are expected to start enjoying the fastest internet service by February 2018 courtesy of Malawi National Optic Fibre Backbone Project which government rolled out in April, 2017. The project, a brain child of President Peter Mutharika, seeks to have digitalised and integrated government operating systems and improved quality of Information Communication and Telecommunication services (ICT). According to Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Nicholas Dausi, Phase One of the project…

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Game Changer: Over 1200 Prizes Splashed in TNM ‘Kwatentha’ Promotion

As the “Kwatentha ” Summer Splash promotion chapter entered its third month, TNM PLC has rewarded customers with different prizes including Huawei Y3 Lite smart phones, power banks, branded t-shirts and caps in the last but one draw totaling the number of winners to 1200 so far.. Speaking at the TNM headquarters on Thursday in Blantyre, the company’s Head of division, Subhuza Ngwenya expressed the company’s excitement and satisfaction on the progress made so far stating that since the…

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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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