Professor Khomba Echoes APM On Mindset Change

Newly-inaugurated University of Malawi professor of finance and corporate strategy at the Polytechnic, James Kamwachale Khomba, says a change in perspective is critical to creating a sustainable financial independence for the country. In his lecture titled ‘Turnaround Strategies for Creating Sustainable Financial Independence for Malawi: Evolution or Revolution?’, he said the formulation of turnaround strategies for Malawi should be an initiative that can answer the needs of the Malawian society, especially those emerging in the business sector. “The process…

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APM Takes Nchalo By Storm; Speaks Tough On Violence Against Albinos And Mob Justice

President Arthur Peter Mutharika on Friday conducted a mass rally at Nchalo in Chikwawa where he among other things warned Malawians on aiding or harboring people who practice ritual killings of albinos and those who take the law into their own hands by meting out mob justice on accused persons. The visibly disappointed leader called a spade by its name when he labelled these ritual killers as foolish. “It is foolishness to take advice from a traditional doctor who lives in poverty on how to accumulate wealth. Why do…

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Blue League Congratulates APM On AfDB Youth Program Championship
Dr Adesina shakes hands with President Mutharika during their meeting at Sanjika Palace on 5 April 2016

A youth wing of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), the Blue League, has congratulated President Arthur Peter Mutharika, who is also the patron of the group, upon being crowned African Development Bank (AfDB) Youth Program Champion by the Bank’s President Dr Akinwumi Adesina when he visited the country last Tuesday, 5th April 2016. Below is the statement released by the Blue League on their official Facebook page: CONGRATULATIONS The Blue League, a youth-wing of the governing and mighty…

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Mwanza Council to form Female Sex Workers Alliance

Mwanza District Council intends to establish a female sex workers alliance as a way of curbing the spread of HIV and Aids in the border district. Mwanza District Aids Coordinator, Pearson Mphangwe said this when he updated DACC members of the formation of the grouping. He said the formulation of the alliance would give sex workers opportunities to share solutions to problems they are facing in the course of their trade. “Nowadays HIV and Aids activities are focusing on…

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PRESIDENT MUTHARIKA MAKES CHANGES TO CABINET

His Excellency the State President, Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by Section 94 (1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Malawi, has made some changes to the Cabinet with effect from today, 7th April, 2016. State President, Minister of Defence and Commander-In-Chief of the Malawi Defence Force and the Malawi Police Service:           His Excellency Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika Vice President and Minister Responsible for Disaster and Relief…

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Chitipa Forever Indebted to Bingu

As a bachelor, Patrick Sikwese, used to have pangs of jealousy whenever his best friend visited his parents in Nkhotakota and would return with stories of romance from the village. Sikwese, who was then aged 20, would just listen without sharing his own romantic relationships from his village as he seldom travelled to his home district of Chitipa to see his relations. “I rarely went home and so had nothing to tell my friend. It was as if I…

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President Mutharika Hails AfDB for Support to Malawi

President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika on Tuesday hailed the African Development Bank (AfDB) for its unwavering support towards the country’s socio-ecinomic development. AFDB has been supporting Malawi in the areas of energy, agriculture, water and sanitation, science and technology and youth development. President Mutharika made the remarks at Sanjika Palace in Blantyre during a courtesy meeting with the African Development Bank President, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina. “The African Development Bank remains one of the most important development partners for Malawi….

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Malawi Court fines LL woman for scalding hubby’s genitals

The Mkukula Magistrate Court of Dowa on Monday sentenced Juliet Chiwaya to a fine of MK50,000 for scalding his husband’s genitals with boiling water on cheating allegations. Chiwaya was arrested on March 29 after she had handed herself in to Kanengo Police after the incident that took place at her home in Area 49, Lilongwe. The court heard that on the material day Juliet committed the crime after someone told her that her husband, Maxwell Chiwaya, was seeing another…

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Two more arrested in Malawi albino child killing case, total arrests now 10

Police in Machinga have arrested two men in connection with abduction and beheading of a Nine year old boy with albinism at Mpakati village, Traditional Authority Chikweo February end this year. Police in Machinga have confirmed the arrest of ten people amongst them are Innocent Lyson Kennedy and Justin Masitala who are suspected to have abduct and beheaded the nine year old on February 26. Police public Relations Officer, Constable, Davie Sulumba said Police in the district conducted a…

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Roads Authority PRO Says Mzuzu-Nkhatabay Road Rehabilitation on the Cards

People along the Mzuzu –Nkhatabay road have got everything to smile about following news that the rehabilitation process is going to start in due course, it has been reported. The rehabilitation process is expected to cost about K16.8 billion with the funds coming from the African Development Bank and Malawi Government funding “This is one of the important roads, not only to the district and the country but to SADC and COMESA as it forms part of the Mtwala…

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