Tight Security in Ntcheu: Seven Hardcore Criminals Cornered

Police in Ntcheu are keeping in custody seven suspected thugs who have allegedly been attacking motorists at Kachipeya area along Ntcheu-Dedza M1 road during night. There have been reports of series of attacks at kachipeya in Ntcheu whereby motorists travelling along M1 road, have for a long time been targeted by people who block the road with big rocks, and sometimes with heavy plunks of trees with the aim of robbing them. Ntcheu Police Spokesperson, Hastings Chigalu, identified the…

Read More

Mentally Disturbed Man Forces Closure Of School In Ntchisi

Classes at Mayala Primary School in Ntchisi district have been temporarily suspended and teachers moved to nearby schools after a man, believed to be mentally ill, threatened to hack a teacher and a learner. District Education Manager (DEM) for Ntchisi, Votie Mboweni, who confirmed about the development in an interview on Thursday, said learners have also been advised to remain at home. He said the decision has been arrived at to ensure safety of both the teachers and the…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Mangochi-Monkey Bay Declared Mighty DPP’s Stronghold

Member of Parliament for Mangochi-Monkey Bay Constituency, Ralph Pachalo Jooma Who is also Director of Economics for the ruling mighty Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), has declared his constituency as a political ‘bedroom’ for the ruling party. Honorable Jooma made the declaration during a Political rally held at Mtakataka Turn Off in Mangochi- Monkey Bay Constituency organized by DPP’s Eastern region heavy weights, which aimed at re-welcoming Jooma into the Mighty DPP. He said People from his constituency including chiefs…

Read More

MEC Rebuffs Once Mighty MCP

Once Mighty Malawi Congress Party (MCP) president Dr Lazarus Chakwera on Thursday met Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) Chairperson Justice Ansah in attempts to push for the extension of the first phase of the voter registration exercise. The first phase, which started in Dedza, Kasungu and Salima, ended this week and the second phase rolls out on July 13, 2018 as the country prepares for the May 21 tripartite elections next year. But MEC insiders told local media that the…

Read More

WeCare Enlightens HIV Positive Youth On Drug Adherence

A Lilongwe based non-governmental organisation called WeCare Youth Organisation has urged youths living with HIV to follow medical instructions for them to live healthy lives. Director of Administration for the organisation, Cydrick Jaji Banda said most youths in the country are not adhering to medical advice and instructions given by doctors due to lack of civic education. “We are encouraging these youths who are living with HIV to stick to the requirements of taking antiretroviral therapy (ART) to increase…

Read More

Posted in GENERAL Tagged , Comments Off on WeCare Enlightens HIV Positive Youth On Drug Adherence
68-Year-Old Man Caught Defiling 10-yr-Old Girl

Police in Lilongwe are keeping in custody a 68-year-old for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old girl in Chipasula Township in the city. The man, Lloyd Chisale, appeared in Principal Resident Magistrate Court in Lilongwe on Tuesday. During the hearing, police prosecutor Inspector Allan Chamveka told the court that the family of the victim launched a complaint about the case to Kawale Police Station in Lilongwe on 11 May this year. “After the complaint, the police arrested Chisale who happens to…

Read More

Nsanje on Course to Achieving 90-90-90 HIV Strategy

Authorities in Nsanje have expressed satisfaction with the progress made in achieving the National Strategic Development Plan which aims at achieving 90 per cent of the population to know their HIV status, 90 per cent of those diagnosed HIV positive to receive antiretroviral therapy while 90 per cent of those receiving antiretroviral therapy to have their viral load suppressed by 2020. District Aids Coordinator for Nsanje (DAC), Macknowledge Tembo, made the acknowledgment on Monday during the district’s Candle Light…

Read More

Mutharika Opens Mzuzu-Nkhata Bay Road

President Arthur Peter Mutharika Tuesday officially opened the newly rehabilitated Mzuzu-Nkhata Bay Road which chiefs of Nkhata Bay District have proposed that it should be called Arthur Peter Mutharika Highway. Speaking at Masamba Community ground at Mpamba Trading Centre in Traditional Authority (TA) Timbiri in the district, Mutharika hailed the contractor Strabag International for constructing this road he described as “magnificent”. The President said road improvement and efficient transportation system is important for the country’s economic development. He said…

Read More