Govt to Curb Corruption at Road Traffic

Principal Secretary for the Ministry of Transport and Public Works, Francis Chinsinga on Friday attested to his Ministry’s commitment to curb corruption in the Department of Road Traffic. Chinsinga said rendering of road traffic and safety services, including enforcement of road traffic regulations has been among the high ranked corruption zones in the country. As a Ministry he said they have been implementing a lot of reforms to reduce all the risk areas to corruption and fraud in then…

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Mutharika Promises Malawians of Sustained Development Activities

President Professor Peter Mutharika has promised people in the country that the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)-led government would continue to implement various programs aimed at improving their living standards. Making the promise on Wednesday during a whistle stop tour from Mangochi to Blantyre, Mutharika said government would continue working towards implementing development programs which have a direct bearing on the lives of ordinary Malawians. The Malawian leader said some of the initiatives would include infrastructural projects which would not…

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Witch Doctor Found Dead in Chikwawa

Villagers around Mitondo area in Traditional Authority Makhuwira in Chikwawa District on Tuesday woke to a shocking news when they discovered a man lying dead and in a decomposed state. The deceased identified as Eric Nyaswimbo, aged 45 was found dead barely three days after he went missing. Chikwawa Police Station Spokesperson, Constable Foster Benjamin said Nyaswimbo who was a herbalist is said to have visited Mitondo Market on 29th December 2017 where he was seen drinking beer. Benjamin…

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Nkolokosa-Zion Road to be Named After Getrude Mutharika

As a way of appreciating the good work President Arthur Peter Mutharika and the First Lady Getrude Mutharika are doing to uplift development and lives of Malawians in Malawi, Blantyre City South Constituency will name the Nkolokosa-Zion Road The Getrude Mutharika Avenue. Since 2014, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) government led by President Mutharika has been undertaking numerous developments which included upgrading of the Chipembere Highway in Blantyre, construction of Soche Manje Road and rehabilitation of Ndirande Chimseu Road….

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Mutharika Pledges to Construct Mangochi – Makanjira Road

President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika on Wednesday pledged that his government would construct the Mangochi – Makanjira Road all the way to Namwera Turn – Off to Lake Malawi past Mpilipili Trading Centre, among other major developments earmarked for the lakeshore district. Mutharika made the disclosure when he made whistle-stops on his way from Chikoko Bay State Lodge in Monkey Bay, Mangochi to Blantyre at the end of his Christmas and New Year Holiday. The President stopped over at…

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Wanderers Strengthens Squad Ahead of CAF Cup

Forward Wanderers Football Club has signed in Silver Strikers’ Captain, Blessings Tembo and five other players from Azam Tigers Club and Premier Bet Wizards. Confirming the development, Wanderer’s Team Manager, Steven Madeira said the other five players include Dennis Chembezi, Misheck Botomani, Dan Kumwenda, William Thole and Peter Cholopi. Speaking in an interview with the Malawi News Agency (Mana), Madeira described Silver’s captain as an experienced player who could help in the Nomads’ pursuit to winning more trophies. “He’s…

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Wandale Turns Vicious at Mental Hospital; Attempts to Kill Medical Officer

There was drama at Zomba mental hospital last week when the self acclaimed supreme leader of Peoples Land Organisation – PLO, Vincent Wandale tried to injure a medical officer with a razor blade when he was treating him. According to an inside source who witnessed the incident and helped to rescue the nurse, Wandale grabbed the nurse on the neck when the nurse was trying to give him his medication. “He had a toilet tissue in his hands and…

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Dowa Police Reduces Crime Rate By 28.6 Per Cent

Good working relationship between police officers and community policing forums in Dowa District is said to have accounted for the decrease in crime by 28.6 per cent as compared to the same period last year (2016). Dowa Police Station Officer in Charge (O/C), Deputy Commissioner, Owen Maganga, was speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency, saying such a decrease in crime cannot be taken for granted. He, therefore, commended all community members in the district for taking an…

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Over 4000 Hectares of Maize Field Under Attack in Balaka

Over 4000 hectares of maize field has been affected by fall army worms in Balaka with 39 percent of the crop heavily damaged, the District’s Agriculture Development Office (DADO) has disclosed. The officer responsible Denis Zingeni said this Friday when he briefed members of Balaka District Civil Protection Committee (DCPC) about the state of affairs regarding the worm infestation in the district. The affected fields represent 7.5 percent of the total 53, 000 hectares of land under maize cultivation…

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Inadequate Infrastructure Crippling Youth Friendly Services

Inadequate infrastructure has been singled out as a major challenge to incorporate youth friendly services currently at low levels in most health facilities across Karonga District. Acting Director of Health and Social Services Dr. Phinius Mfune made the observation  during the district’s World Aids Day commemoration at Mbande Primary School. Mfune said inadequate infrastructure is one of the challenges that are affecting integration of youth friendly services in the health centres. He said the inadequacy has affected quality of…

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