IMF RECOMMENDS MALAWI FOR 20 MILLION $ EXTENDED CREDIT FACILITY AS APM GAINS BACK DONORS CONFIDENCE

The International Monetary Fund has expressed confidence in he leadership of Arthur Peter Mutharika and further recommended that Malawi can be given monetary support in the Extended Credit Facility scheme. Speaking in Lilongwe on Thursday, 18 December, 2014. The IMF representative in the country ,Mr.OralMr.Oral Williams told a press briefing in along with the Minister of Finance, Dr. Goodal Gondwe that, despite the fact that the IMF did not reach a resolution to start supporting Malawi in October 2014…

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So You Want Apm To Be Talkative To Judge His Words Wrongly Or Contradict Himself

The President is not on holiday, the president is around and working tirelessly to put the nation in order. Some scores seem to be more confused and surprised with APM’ leadership style. He told you its time not to do business the usual. He simply meant that he would not be like those President who used to be on podium saying this and that and tomorrow they could contradict themselves. People want the president to be talkative. Why should…

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DPP Government Is Not Clueless,Special Advisor and Assistant To The President Tells Capital Radio FM

The Special Advisor and Assistant to the President ,Mr Ben Phiri on Thursday,December 2014 refuted claims by some political commentators who are branding President Mutharika and the DPP government as clueless. In the interview with capital FM radio, Ben Phiri told Malawians that President Mutharika remains focused and visionary to solve the problems in the country. “If the President is clueless,Malawians could not have voted for Peter Mutharika in power,it is because the President has a vision for the nation…

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PRESIDENT MUTHARIKA TO LAUNCH THE DECENT AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING SUBSIDY PROGRAMME (DAHSP)  

Malawi President, Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, will on Thursday 18th December launch the Decent and Affordable Housing Subsidy Programme (DAHSP) at Kambewe Primary School, Group Village Headman Msampha I, Traditional Authority Chadza in Lilongwe. The Decent and Affordable Housing Subsidy Programme is a K7 billion programme that seeks to provide subsidized cement, iron sheets and other related building materials for low income households and improve their own houses. The programme is a brain child of Prof Arthur Peter Mutharika’s…

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Government will not withhold salaries for the judiciary workers

The Malawi government has dismissed reports that it will withhold December salaries for the judiciary workers who are on strike. At least six weeks have elapsed since the support staff in the country’s courts started boycotting their duties to force the government to affect a 45% salary hike. Sources told Capital FM that the judicial support staff risk forfeiting their monthly pay since they have not been reporting for duties. Minister of Finance Goodall Gondwe, however, expressed ignorance on…

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Malawians urged to work extra hard

Calls are again being made for people in the country to seriously start working hard in various fields to make a significant contribution to the economy rather than waiting for donors. Since last year, the country has been facing numerous economic challenges following the withholding of about $150 million budgetary support by donor partners. Recently President Mutharika engaged players in the private sector to share ideas on how the country could move forward and lessen the burden on the…

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Tanzania, Malawi Sign Fair Competition Trading MoU

FAIR Competition Commission (FCC) of Tanzania and the Competition and Fair Trading Commission (CFTC) of Malawi yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at strengthening international cooperation in the enforcement of competition and consumer protection laws in the respective countries. Speaking during the ceremony in Dar es Salaam, CFTC Chairpersons Dr Gerard Chigona said that the agreement will help to build confidence in each other and gain public confidence. He said that it will also help work together…

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Zimre Gets U.S $1,3 Million for Malawi Subsidiary

ZIMRE Holdings will receive about $1,3 million from NicozDiamond for the disposal of a 49 percent stake in its Malawi subsidiary United General Insurance Company as the group steps up efforts to raise about $7 million to shore up its liquidity situation. The group said last month it will sell off non-core assets to raise about $7 million to shore up its liquidity situation. It is envisaged that a further $10 million will be raised through borrowings. The disposal…

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APM Has Not Let Malawi Down, Some Few Selfish Individuals And Politicians

Blaming President Peter Mutharika for the mess that Malawi is in today is another big joke. In fact, when the President took over the mantle of leadership. Things in the country were already messed up and to whom do we have the blame now? The ones that caused them or those who took over from where the mess had been left? By the time Mutharika was sworn in the fifth President of the Republic of Malawi, it is no…

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Man assaulted for ‘disturbing’ wife’s sex session with another man

A Zimbabwe man told the court that his wife lashed out at him for calling her while she was having sex with her boyfriend. According to myzimbabwe.co.zwmyzimbabwe.co.zw, Elisha Mandirahwe told Chitungwiza court that Teresa “came from her boyfriend’s place drunk, fuming and started scolding me as to why I was calling her and disturbing when she was having sex when I only wanted to tell her to come and cook for our child. “She even threw a wiper at…

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