Malawi First Lady launches Global Campaign for Greater Access to Sanitation; Becomes the ‘First Signatory ‘of the Campaign

First Lady Madame Gertrude Mutharika has launched a global campaign which seeks to provide political leadership on the provision of water and sanitation services to people who do not have access to such services. The First Lady launched the campaign at a dinner hosted by Global Poverty Project, an organization run by the World Bank to increase global and political voices to achieve commitment and action to end poverty at least by 2030. Madame Mutharika who was accompanied by…

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MALEMA (JUJU) DISRUPTS ZUMA”S SPEECH ON XENOPHOBIA

President Jacob Zuma’s anticipated speech to Parliament on xenophobia has been delayed by filibustering by opposition parties who demanded that Zuma answering questions about his Nkandla residence. EFF leader, Juilius Malema said: “The president should be given the opportunity to answer the question when he is paying back the money.” The Speaker, Baleka Mbete, refused to allow EFF MPs to rise on points of order. “Honourable Malema, I’m going to have to throw you out of the house.” Malema…

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Fischer ready for ‘special game’, as Bullets invade Capital City

Big Bullets captain Fischer ‘Jahman Anongá’ Kondowe says he is relishing invading Civo Stadium on Saturday as the Peoples Team prepare for what he calls the biggest game of the season against Silver Strikers in the elite TNM Super League. The reigning Super League champions started training on Tuesday at Kamuzu Stadium in readiness of the 2016 Soccer Season launch. And Kondowe says he is relishing the chance to shut up the Bankers mouth loud talk on Saturday. “As…

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US International Conservation Gala To Award Malawi, Gabon Presidents: Celebrating Conservation Success Stories in Africa

The International Congressional Conservation Gala (ICCF) is set to award Malawi President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika and his Gabonese counterpart, Ali Bongo Ondimba for their commitments on issues of conservation and development in Africa. According to a statement from the organizers of the event, International Conservation Caucus Foundation-ICCF, President Mutharika will be honoured for working tirelessly towards trans-border solutions on conservation in Southern Africa. “Malawi is a signatory to the 2014 Arusha Declaration on Regional Conservation and under the…

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Malawi President Meets MCC Chief Dana Hyde Friday On $350.7 million National Electricity Compact  

Malawi President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika is not in Washington DC for vacation but serious business. On Friday, he is scheduled to meet Dana Hyde, Chief Executive Officer for the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). Among other crucial areas, President Mutharika is expected to discuss with the MCC chief, Malawi’s $350.7 million energy compact which is a single-sector program designed to increase incomes and reduce poverty by revitalizing Malawi’s power sector and improving the availability, reliability and quality of the…

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Government Ready to Assist Stranded Malawians in RSA

Malawi’s Information Minister Mr Kongwani Nankhumwa has said that Government is ready to assist Malawians who are stranded in the Republic of South Africa (RSA) because of the recurrence of Xenophobia attacks against foreign nationals. Reports reaching Maravi Express indicate that there is a large number of Malawians who have been heavily affected by the violence and are appealing for the government to arrange for their travel back home. The Minister has since said that government through the Malawian…

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Msungama Says Ready to offer Bullets Support

Former Big Bullets Chairman Kondie Msungama has said that he is still a Bullets lover and that he is ready to offer his support whenever need be despite the fact that he has been forced to throw in the towel by a cross section of supporters. All is not well in the Bullets camp as Kondie Msungama and Head of Marketing Daniel Mbebuwa dropped their resignation letters during a news conference which was held at Alendo Hotel in the…

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Madam Hendrina Mutharika Set to Speak at Earth Day Conference in America

Malawi’s First Lady Gertrude Hendrina Mutharika is this coming Saturday expected to be the main speaker at the commemoration of Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day at the National Mall in Washington DC in the United States of America (USA) Maravi Express understands. According to the State House, Madam Mutharika who is founder of beautify Malawi BEAM trust is expected to share the stage on drumming up support on the conservation of the environment with other world leaders such as…

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India donates K108 million to flood victims

The Government of India Monday donated K108 million to the Department of Disaster Risk and Management to help alleviate the suffering of flood victims. Addressing the press when he presented the donation at Capital Hill in Lilongwe, the Indian High Commissioner to Malawi, Vanlalhuma said his government decided to make the contribution to  strengthen the two countries’ existing relations. “Our government values the relations that are there between us. That is why we felt committed to do something to…

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