Journos Asked to Be Conversant With Current Affairs

Director of Information in the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology, Gideon Munthali has described as worrisome the tendency by some journalists who go ahead to write on topics they are not familiar with. Munthali was speaking in Lilongwe on Wednesday during a workshop organized by the Malawi Human Rights Commission to orient media managers on the Access to Information Act. Munthali who is a seasoned journalist himself disclosed that of late he has been asked questions by journalists…

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IREV Partnership Intends to Boost Malawi Economy

People who are serious about internet marketing will boost their economy levels through Internet Revolution (Irev) partners, a network advertising consultancy companies need to undertake before embarking on marketing. Irev partnership is a registered business organization that provides information to networking marketing specialists on how and which companies to venture into when it comes to network marketing. In a recent interview with the Malawi News Agency (Mana), Director of Operations for Irev partners, Geoffrey Saidi said the main objective…

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MASM Justifies Upward Revision of Contribution Rates

Medical Aid Society of Malawi (MASM)says the upwards contribution rates revision is reasonable saying the paid claims have risen from K1.3 billion to K1.5 billion per month. Chief Executive Officer for Masm, Sydney Chikoti said in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Monday following a press statement which was released on May 30, 2018. “The increases in paid claims were resulting into delays in paying the claims to our service providers. So with this revision, we will…

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Researchers Appeals for Use of African Herbs

Malawi’s traditional and cultural researcher and promoter, Moya Aliya Malamusi, has appealed to Malawians to continue using traditional medicine (herbs), saying they are the best cure for various diseases. Speaking Tuesday upon arrival at Chileka International Airport in Blantyre from a month long training in People’s Republic of China, Malamusi said the reason why many Chinese people are healthier and energetic was because they use herbs. Malamusi went to the People’s Republic of China under Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC)…

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Malawi Commemorates World Milk Day

Blantyre Agriculture District and Development (BLADD) said small holders farmers need to be encouraged to domesticate cattle for increase milk production in the district. Programmes Manager for BLADD, Eric Haramani said Monday during the commemoration of the world Milk day which was held at Sedi ADMARC ground in Blantyre. He said Milk production could rapidly increase if farmers are encouraged to venture into the sector since milk production has dwindled in the district. “Today is a special day as…

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Demand Your Receipt -MRA

Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) has urged Malawians to demand Electronic Fiscal Devise (EFD) receipt after purchasing goods from the country’s shops to assist the tax collecting body maximize revenue collection. MRA Corporate Affairs Manager, Steven Kapoloma made the appeal Friday at Nsonkho House in Blantyre when the tax collecting body conducted its third draw of Lisiti Langa Promotion where 105 participants emerged winners of different prizes ranging from K50, 000 to bicycles. “The aim of the competition is to…

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Japanese Govt Handover Over Multi-Million TV Equipment to MBC

The Japanese Government on Friday handed over television equipment to Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) worth K460 Million that will help the public broadcaster in its role of disseminating information to the public. Speaking during the handover ceremony held at MBC’s Kwacha Studios in Blantyre, Ambassador of Japan to Malawi Kae Yanagisawa said the new equipment will generate content of high and international standard for MBC. “The newly mounted equipment will enhance the efficiency of MBC in program development and…

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Chilima Urges Catholic Church to Be Financially Independent

Malawi’s Vice President Dr. Saulos Klaus Chilima has urged the Catholic Church to be financially independent if it is to sustain its development initiatives. Chilima speaking during the 50th Anniversary Celebration of St. Kizito Minor Seminary in Traditional Authority Kachere in Dedza District. The Vice President observed that some entities of the Catholic Church, like St Kizito Seminary, was operating smoothly which he said needed to be sustained. Chilima, therefore, applauded the priests tasked with day to day operations…

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Lirangwe-Chingale-Machinga Road to Promote Businesses- Mutharika

President Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika has said commencement of the construction of the Lirangwe – Chingale – Machinga Road would enhance economic activities for people of Blantyre, Zomba, and Machinga districts upon its completion. Mutharika was speaking on Thursday at Linjidzi Primary School ground in the area of Traditional Authority Lundu in Blantyre during the ground-breaking ceremony of the 62-kilometre road which is expected to be constructed in three phases with funding from Malawi Government. The Malawian leader described…

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Driver Banned for Three Years for Causing Death

Lilongwe First Magistrate Court on Friday convicted and fined a 38 year- old Robert Chazondewa of Mwagelele Village, Traditional Authority Kaomba in Kasungu for killing an eight year old girl in reckless driving. The man was fined K500, 000 and banned from having a driving licence for three years. According to Kasungu Police Deputy Public Relations Officer (PRO), Harry Namwaza, Senior Superintendent of Central Region Police Headquarters Cecilia Zangazanga told the court that in March 2018, Chazondewa due to…

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