Road to 2019: MP Ndau Holds Gule Wamkulu Bonanza

Member of Parliament for Ntcheu Central Constituency, Malison Ndau over the weekend held a gulewamkulu bonanza at Gwaza Village in Traditional Authority Makwangwala in the district as one way of preserving culture. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency (MANA) during the festival’s performances on Sunday, Ndau said he conducted the bonanza as one way of promoting the Chewa Tradition in the district. “Ntcheu is known to be home of Ngonis and its famous Ngoma Dance. The idea…

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No One Will Die of Hunger- Govt

Government has assured Malawians that the country has enough maize in stock both for humanitarian aid and commercial purposes, reiterating that no-one would die of hunger in the country. Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Joseph Mwanamvekha gave the assurance during the opening of the 15th National Agriculture Fair in the Commercial City of Blantyre on Wednesday. Mwanamvekha said government through the Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (ADMARC) and the National Food Reserve Agency have enough maize in…

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Operation Landslide: Nankhumwa Takes Registration Message to Phalombe

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Vice President for the Southern Region, Kondwani Nankhumwa has appealed to people in Phalombe to register in the voters roll to be able to vote in the 2019 Tripartite Elections. Nankhumwa who is also Minister of Local Government and Rural Development was speaking on Monday during a whistle stop tour to five constituencies of the district. Speaking during a stopover in Phalombe East Constituency, Nankhumwa told the gathering to ensure that they register as a…

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Lozani Zanu: Mutharika Doubles as Professor

The University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) of China on Friday conferred on Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika an honourary professorship in recognition of the role he has played in salvaging Malawi from the ravages of poverty to economic stability. Mutharika was conferred the professorship at the university’s compass in Beijing China where he is to attend the 2018 Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) summit slated for September 3 and 4, 2018. UIBE is widely considered to be the…

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Human Bones Found in a Sack

Police in Machinga are examining the bones believed to belong to human beings which were found at Khunga Village in Traditional Authority Ngokwe. Machinga Police Publicist, Constable Davie Sulumba said the bones were found in a suck by children who were hunting grasshoppers. “Children who were hunting grasshoppers found a suck abandoned in the bush with dry bones which are believed to have been exhumed from the grave,” said Sulumba. He said the remains are believed to be of…

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Mutharika Tips Chinese Companies on Having Steady Financing

Malawi President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has tipped Chinese companies wishing to invest in Malawi to secure steady financing of their projects to ensure speedy and uninterrupted implementation of the projects. He made the sentiments when he made audience with officials from the China Jiangxi International Economic and Technical Cooperation Co. Limited and the China Railway Construction company (CRCC) on Thursday. Mutharika said he has observed that some companies wanting to invest in Malawi do not have financial resources…

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Mutharika in China for China-Africa Cooperation Summit

State President of the Republic of Malawi, Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika and the First Lady Professor Gertrude Mutharika arrived in Beijing, China Tuesday night for the 2018 3rd Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC). The summit will be held from 3rd to 4th September under the theme “China and Africa: Toward an even stronger Community with a shared Future through a win-win Cooperation”. The forum will be attended by over 50 African countries, representatives of the African…

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Mussa Denies Dumping DPP

Former Cabinet minister and a member of the ruling Democratic Progressive party (DPP) Yunus Mussa has refuted claims that he has joined the newly-formed United Transformation Movement (UTM). Last week reports circulated on the social media suggesting that the former Zomba Central legislator had dumped the blue camp and that he was tipped to become UTM’s president for the eastern region. But addressing a political rally at Matiya Primary School ground in Zomba, Mussa rubbished that claims insisting he…

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Four Years for Arson

Second Grade Magistrate Court in Mangochi has sentenced a 35 year old man to four years imprisonment with Hard Labour (IHL) for arson in Mangochi. In an interview with Malawi News Agency on Friday, Deputy Public Relations Officer (DPRO) for Mangochi Police, Sergeant Amina Daudi said on the evening of August 21,2018 Samson Grey went to the victim’s house where he started shouting at her for no reason. “When the victim’s husband heard the noise he came out of…

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UNICAF Trains 500 School Leavers in ICT

Over 500 students who completed their Form 4 are benefiting free computer skills which are offered by UNICAF University in Lilongwe, as one way of bridging the deficiency of ICT skills existing among other school leavers. UNICAF came in with the idea after noticing that there is a gap as far as ICT is concerned especially in Government schools compared to private institution. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) Wednesday in Lilongwe, Director of Marketing and Development,…

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