Malawi Gaming Board Urges Youth to Work Hard

Malawi Gaming Board (MGB) has advised all youths under the age of 18 to work hard in education instead of engaging in gambling in different designated places across the country. MGB is a parastatal organization mandated to regulate the gambling industry in Malawi. The responsibility of the board is to issue licenses to people who run gambling businesses and collect tax (revenue) from the same. Speaking in an interview during the weekend in Lilongwe, Senior Compliance Officer Miriam Kumbuyo…

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Malawi Police Arrest Three For Possessing Fake Bank Notes

Kanengo police in Lilongwe are keeping in custody three men for being found in possession of fake currency contrary to section 382 of the penal code. Kanengo police public Relations Officer Laban Makalani said the three men, Precious Kathyanga 35, Chikondano Phiri 27 and Chipiliro Phiri 19 were found with fake Malawian kwacha notes amounting to K384, 000. “While operating under a tip off, a team of police detectives from Kanengo police station led by the station criminal investigations…

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ACB Still Probing Joyce Banda

The  Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) says it has not cleared former president Joyce Banda on corruption allegations in the biggest financial scandal in the country’s history called Cashgate, dismissing her claims that the graft-busting body said it had no solid evidence against the former president, partially clearing her name. The “Cashgate” scandal prompted foreign donors – who provide around 40 percent of Malawi’s budget – to pull the plug on aid worth around $150 million. The scandal helped push Banda…

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Catholic Members to Reflect On Country’s Democratic Tenure

Catholic members of an outstation of Kaggwa Parish in Area 49 in Lilongwe, Padre Pio Church have been urged to reflect on the tenure of the country’s   multiparty democracy since 1993 in order to appreciate the current status call. Arch Bishop of Archdiocese of Lilongwe, Bishop Tarcizius Ziyaye made the remarks Sunday when he was delivering his sermon when he celebrated a mass at Padre Pio Church In Gulliver Area 49. He said it is the responsibility of every…

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Wellington ‘the Bulldozer ‘ Claims Mr Karonga

Mwangonde, popularly known as ‘the bulldozer ‘ was crowned new Mr Karonga on Saturday in a stiff competition that was held at the district Museum Hall. The bulldozer, son of former Mr Malawi, Mr Olympia and founder of Weight Lifting and Body Building Association of Malawi (WABAM), Isaac Mwangonde defeated 15 contestants right from the beginning, as the crowd kept on singing ‘the bulldozer, bulldozer… immediately he entered the stage, to show his muscles. Speaking after the release of…

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WFP Project to Constructs Three CDSSs in Mulanje

World Food Programme (WFP) under “Let Girls Learn project” is set to construct three Community Day Secondary Schools (CDSSs) in Mulanje District by December this year. Speaking on Thursday  during a District Executing Committee (DEC) meeting in the district, Shire Highlands Education Division Senior Inspector, Samuel Mandauka said the day secondary schools would help enhance girls’ education in the district. “The project is complimenting government to reduce barriers young girls face when accessing education with the aim of increasing…

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Irish Govt Donates ICT Equipment, Motor Vehicle to Local Govt

Irish Government through Irish Aid  handed over Information Technology equipment (IT) and a vehicle worth K75 million to the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development at the Ministry’s Headquarters in Lilongwe. The equipment includes: 22 Desktop Computers, 3 Printers and a vehicle that will assist the Ministry and some District Councils in the provision of IT services. Speaking during the handover ceremony, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Kondwani Nankhumwa said the equipment would help in the…

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Pray For Peaceful 2019 Tripartite Elections

Church of Central Africa Presbyterian (CCAP) of Blantyre Synod has called on its members to consider dedicating prayers for 2019 peaceful elections the country will conduct in May. Blantyre Synod Moderator, Reverend Masauko Mbolembole urged church members to take a leading role in praying for the country’s fair and peaceful 2019 tripartite elections. Addressing church members during the 2018 Chingale Presbytery Annual convention on Friday in Zomba, Mbolembole said the church remains critical in ensuring that the country conducts…

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Azam Tigers ‘Secures’ Sponsorship

Blantyre-based outfit Azam Tigers are just a few steps behind from securing a sponsorship to the club which former Nyasa Big Bullets Technical Director, Billy Tewesa has negotiated for. Tigers have been playing in the top-flight Telekom Network Malawi (TNM) Super League for close to three years without sponsorship. Recently Tewesa was seen on the bench of Tigers when they were playing a friendly match against Nyasa Big Bullets at Mulanje Park Stadium and when questioned on his conduct,…

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Catholic Bishops Pastoral Letter Empty, Says Muslims

Muslims Supreme Council of Malawi (MSCM) has described Roman Catholic Bishops Pastoral letter as empty and baseless. The pastoral letter dated 29 April 2018 under the tittle ‘A Call For New Era in Malawi’ the Catholic Bishops through the umbrella body Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) tackled on a number of issue which focused on Mind set change among Malawians. “We are of the opinion that Malawi as a nation needs a change of direction if we are to…

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