Girls to Raise Voice Against Harassment

One of Malawi’s young female activists Rabecca Makhuwira, has called on girls in the country to speak out on issues that are embarrassing them, including sexual harassment, sex for grades among others. Makhuwira made the call at Malawi Museums in Blantyre during a Girl Advocacy Day organized by Center for Women and Girls Empowerment (CEWOGE). She called on girls to stand firm in whatever activities they find themselves engaged, with determination to do it better than their male counterparts….

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Demand Your Receipt -MRA

Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) has urged Malawians to demand Electronic Fiscal Devise (EFD) receipt after purchasing goods from the country’s shops to assist the tax collecting body maximize revenue collection. MRA Corporate Affairs Manager, Steven Kapoloma made the appeal Friday at Nsonkho House in Blantyre when the tax collecting body conducted its third draw of Lisiti Langa Promotion where 105 participants emerged winners of different prizes ranging from K50, 000 to bicycles. “The aim of the competition is to…

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Japanese Govt Handover Over Multi-Million TV Equipment to MBC

The Japanese Government on Friday handed over television equipment to Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) worth K460 Million that will help the public broadcaster in its role of disseminating information to the public. Speaking during the handover ceremony held at MBC’s Kwacha Studios in Blantyre, Ambassador of Japan to Malawi Kae Yanagisawa said the new equipment will generate content of high and international standard for MBC. “The newly mounted equipment will enhance the efficiency of MBC in program development and…

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Chilima Urges Catholic Church to Be Financially Independent

Malawi’s Vice President Dr. Saulos Klaus Chilima has urged the Catholic Church to be financially independent if it is to sustain its development initiatives. Chilima speaking during the 50th Anniversary Celebration of St. Kizito Minor Seminary in Traditional Authority Kachere in Dedza District. The Vice President observed that some entities of the Catholic Church, like St Kizito Seminary, was operating smoothly which he said needed to be sustained. Chilima, therefore, applauded the priests tasked with day to day operations…

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Mutharika Tells Off Disgruntled Politicians Masquerading As Saintly Critics

President Arthur Peter Mutharika has described people opposing his candidature for the 2019 tripartite elections as a bunch of disgruntled members of the party who fell out of his favour. “Those against me have their own problems. Some were booted out as Cabinet Ministers while others wanted business and contractual opportunities from government. They wanted money from me,” said Mutharika. Mutharika was speaking on Saturday during a whistle stop tour in Thyolo and Lunchenza Town on his way to…

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I Will Contest in 2019 Polls, I Will Win – Mutharika

Malawi President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika Saturday reiterated that he would contest again as president under the Mighty Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) ticket in the 2019 tripartite elections. President Mutharika was speaking at Chigumula Township in Blantyre on his way to Muloza in Mulanje where he held a political rally. The president said he was not ready to leave the presidential seat anytime soon and advised those hatching ambitions to lead the party and vying for the hottest seat…

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Solicitor General Calls for Stronger Legal Frame Work Against Wildlife Trafficking

Solicitor General and Director of Justice, Dr Janet Banda has singled out porous borders, weak legal framework and being surrounded by countries with high cases of wild trafficking as major challenges Malawi is facing in her efforts to eliminate illegal wildlife trafficking. Dr Banda made the remarks Tuesday during the opening of a workshop organized by the Department of National Parks and Wildlife (DNPW) and Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in collaboration with the Conference of Western Attorneys General-Africa Alliance Partnership…

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Malawian Man Arrested for Claiming to be Jesus Christ

Tempers flared late afternoon on Monday near Mangochi Four Ways Robots when a street ‘preacher’ made claims that he was Jesus Christ and that his second coming as promised was now due. The preacher, clad in a white rob with red horizontal stripes, made people who were passing by to stop in their tracks when he made the claims and soon, the scattered ‘congregants’ closed in on him and started to quiz him. But the man, who had mounted…

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Stop Having Sex With Your Students-NICE

National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) Public Trust has expressed concern over increased incidents of teachers impregnating female students in Chiradzulu district. During an interface meeting involving Area Development Committee (ADC) members and chiefs held on Wednesday at Senior Chief Chitera’s headquarters the Trust’s District Civic Education Officer, Boniface Phiri described the tendency as counter-productive. Nice Trust in partnership with the Office of the Ombudsman (OoO) is conducting a series of meetings in the district aimed at soliciting complaints…

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Lirangwe-Chingale-Machinga Road to Promote Businesses- Mutharika

President Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika has said commencement of the construction of the Lirangwe – Chingale – Machinga Road would enhance economic activities for people of Blantyre, Zomba, and Machinga districts upon its completion. Mutharika was speaking on Thursday at Linjidzi Primary School ground in the area of Traditional Authority Lundu in Blantyre during the ground-breaking ceremony of the 62-kilometre road which is expected to be constructed in three phases with funding from Malawi Government. The Malawian leader described…

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