First Lady Professor Gertrude Mutharika Opens Kamuzu Barracks CCAP Church

Malawi’s First Lady Professor Gertrude Mutharika on Sunday presided over the official opening of the newly constructed church for Kamuzu Barracks Church of Central Africa Presbyterian (CCAP) Congregation in Lilongwe. Speaking at the official opening ceremony held at the barracks, Prof. Mutharika commended the church for its commitment and dedication to God’s work. The first Lady who is also a member of the church thanked the congregation for the invitation and their dedication to the work of God. “You…

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Blue Eagles Crowned 2017 Presidential Netball Cup Champs

 Blue Eagles Sisters have been crowned the champions of 2017 Presidential Initiative on Sports Netball Championship after beating defending champions Kukoma Diamonds with 47 to 45 baskets. Thirteen teams from the four country’s sports regions gathered at Katoto Netball Courts in Mzuzu from Thursday to Saturday to fight for the country’s prestigious Presidential Netball Cup. On their journey to the finals, the two teams had to see off the long-time heavy weights in netball. Blue Eagles defeated Thunder Queens…

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Floods Kill Six People in Lilongwe, Disrupt 1,OOO Lives

Six people have died in Lilongwe due to flooding and over 1,000 others have been left homeless with 202 households in dire need of emergency relief assistance. Over 1,000 people have been left homeless after being displaced by flooding in Lilongwe and six people have dead. The six that have dead include four males and two females and affected areas include Kawale, Mchesi, Chipasula, Kaliyeka, Areas 22 and 24. Flooding hit the areas around 6:30 pm on Saturday and…

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Driver Abandons Vehicle Full of Indian Hemp in Nkhotakota

Nkhunga Police in Nkhotakota are looking for an unknown driver who on Thursday abandoned a Nissan Tiida registration number MC 5047 with 20 bags of stuff suspected to be Indian hemp. Nkhunga Police Station’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), Ignatius Esau confirmed on Friday they have so far recovered the 20 bags of suspected cannabis sativa and the motor vehicle. “We received a tip from members of the general public that there was a motor vehicle plunged into Illovo Forest,…

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Let’s Serve Malawi with Every Ability, Innovation – Mutharika

President Professor Peter Mutharika has asked people of this country to serve the nation with every ability and innovation they can afford. Mutharika made the remarks Saturday in Lilongwe at Kamuzu Palace during the 2017 Malawi Broadcasting Cooperation (MBC) Innovation Awards event. He said, “Our spirit of innovation is what will change this country. It is inspiring to see that Malawi has many people who are innovative. “It is our duty to honour them; encourage them and inspire them,”…

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MBC Awards Ten Innovators; ‘You Continue to Inspire the Nation’

Malawi Broadcasting Cooperation (MBC) on Friday awarded 10 innovators in 10 categories marking a mile stone in MBC’s quest to serve a nation as public broadcaster. The award categories included; agriculture, environment, health, small scale entrepreneurship, education, art and culture, science and technology, large scale entrepreneurship, people living with disabilities and sports. Each awardee received a trophy, certificate and K1 million cash from MBC, and an offer of a month long foreign trip to China as one way of…

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Kachindamoto ‘End Child Marriages’ World Vision Brand Ambassador

Senior Chief Kachindamoto was Friday unveiled as the World Vision Malawi’s ‘End Child Marriages’ brand ambassador. Kachindamoto got the prestigious recognition due to her commitment and personal drive in ending child marriages that are detrimental to the socio-economic and well-being of the nation at a function held at Mtakataka in Dedza District. The 49 year-old chief, whose real name is Theresa Kachindamoto has had a personal hand in terminating 2,549 child marriages from 2004 when she started the fight…

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Airtel Malawi Donates to Mtendere Children’s Village

Airtel Malawi has donated various items to Mtendere Children’s Village in Lilongwe during 2017 Airtel children’s Christmas party. Speaking during the donation on Thursday, Sibusiso Nyasulu who is Airtel customer service director said, last year they visited Chikondi and Mphatso Orphanages in Lilongwe where they gave out various things to a number of children. “In 2016 we visited Chikondi and Mphatso Orphan Care centres in Area 25 and we treated 150 children to a fun Christmas lunch and gifts,…

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Nkhata Bay Villagers Refuse to Construct Toilets; “Sitisiya Kunyera Kutchire”

People of Chisindi Village under Group Village Headman Kakhongwe in Traditional Authority Mankhambira in Nkhata Bay have refused to construct toilets in their area saying they do not have resources for building toilets. Speaking Thursday during a cholera awareness campaign, Group Village Head Kakhongwe said the soils in the area are sandy and it is difficult to dig pit latrines in such a condition. “It is easy for people to be relieving themselves in bushes and lake rather than…

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Three Accused of Stealing Laptops in Limbe

The Malawi Police Service in Limbe, Blantyre  have arrested three men for suspecting them to be behind the theft of 30 laptops worth millions of Kwacha. Limbe Police Deputy Public Relations Officer, Widson Nhlane said the police received a report that unidentified criminals broke into Xerographics Shop in Limbe and stole 12 laptops during the night of November 13 this year (2017). “The police launched an investigation immediately. It is until this month that we managed to arrest the…

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