Chiefs Endorse Customary Land Act

Traditional leaders from Blantyre District have hailed government for introducing the Customary Land Act, hoping that it would reduce land disputes within their localities. Speaking on Tuesday after a sensitization meeting organized by Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Senior Chief Kapeni said the introduction of the Act would help in the proper certification of land owners. Kapeni said people would now have valid documents and that no one would tamper or claim ownership of land that does…

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Mutharika Pledges More Development , launches Construction of Rumphi-Nyika-Chitipa Road

Malawi President Arthur Peter Mutharika has said he will ensure that the country develops beyond recognition with improved transport network that will facilitate the country’s economic development. Mutharika was speaking Thursday at Bolero Rural Growth Centre Ground in Rumphi when he addressed a rally after launching the 241 kilometer Rumphi-Nyika- Chitipa Road construction project. “For so long  previous governments have made  promises that they will construct this road but nothing has materialized  but today we are happy that construction…

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India Assures Malawi of More Support

The Indian Government has expressed its willingness to continue supporting Malawi in various development endeavours. India’s Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Shri Chaudhary said duringthe commemorating 54thyears of Malawi’s independence which was held at Pride Plaza Hotel in New Delhi on July 6, 2018. “India will continue being a friend of Malawi and support it as it celebrates 54 years of self-rule with a hope for a bright and better future. My government will continue supporting Malawi…

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Female Parliamentarians for Increased Budgetary Allocation for Queens

Parliamentary Women Caucus has asked the government to consider increasing budgetary allocation for Malawi national netball team the Queens for them to perform better in international competitions. Chairperson for the Caucus, Jessie Kabwila made the appeal on Sunday during the launch of the 2018 Mpico Gateway Mall Netball Challenge at Police ground in Mponela, Dowa. She said it was disheartening to note that despite registering a number of success stories on global scene, the Queens are still subjected to…

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Multimillion Kwacha Tomato Sauce, Jam Factory Opens in Mzimba

Government said it is committed to promoting cooperatives and small scale businesses as a way of fighting unemployment and poverty in the country. Minister of Trade, Industry and Tourism, Henry Mussa said this Saturday when he officially opened a K35 million Champhira tomato sauce and jam factory at Jenda in Mzimba. He said that “we do not have enough industries in the country to employ each and every one, which is why the government of Prof. Peter Mutharika is…

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Malawian Man Turns Down Trip to World Cup Finals

Air ticket winner in Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM) Zampira Promotion to watch World Cup finals in Russia has turned down the privilege on health grounds and has offered the opportunity to his brother in-law and Paramount Chief M’mbelwa. Maston Gondwe said in an interview Wednesday a few minutes before the air ticket presentation ceremony that he was happy and excited to have won the trip to Russia would not travel. “I am very excited; but this has come while…

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Mota-Engil Trebles Works on Liwonde-Mangochi Road

Mota-Engil, the Portuguese contractor working on the rehabilitation of the Liwonde-Mangochi Road, has trebled works on the rehabilitation of the Liwonde-Mangochi Road to beat the target. Mota-Engil Public Relations Officer, Thomas Chafunya told Mana in an interview on Monday that the rehabilitation of the road was progressing tremendously and that about 35km of the road had already been completed with Asphalt concrete finish. Chafunya said 60 percent of the works in constructing 106 curvets and two bridges on the…

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Mutharika Donates 40 Percent of His Salary

Malawi President Peter Mutharika on Tuesday revealed that 40 percent of his salary goes back to government refuting critics that he is sticking to the seat of presidency for financial gains. Speaking in his acceptance speech at the elective convention which took place at COMESA Hall in Blantyre, Mutharika refuted allegations that he wanted the presidency for financial gains. “Let me reveal to you, more especially to those who think I am sticking to the seat of presidency because…

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We Will Deal with Crooked Suppliers- Govt

Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Anna Kachikho on Wednesday warned that the ministry would deal with all crooked suppliers of substandard materials in the Malata and Cement Subsidy Program. She said the Ministry will not hesitate to name and shame any supplier who is out to cheat the beneficiaries of Malata and Cement Subsidy Program with substandard materials. The Malata and Cement Subsidy program also known as the Decent and Affordable housing Subsidy Program (DAHSP) has served…

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Nsanje Market Completion to Delay With Five Months

The construction of the much awaited Nsanje Boma Market which was expected to complete in April, 2018 has been delayed further due to continued misunderstandings between the business people and the Nsanje district authorities. Wisdom Construction Limited, which is doing construction work, signed a contract which mandated them to complete the work by April, 2018 but the work has been extended to October this year. Acting District Director of Public Works, George Matambo in an interview on Thursday said…

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