RVG PRAISES WANDERERS, MOYALE GAME

…it compliments my football philosophy The head coach of Malawi National Football Team, Ronny Van Geneugden, has talked highly of the game played last Saturday, 27 May 2017, involving Mighty Beforward Wanderers Fc and Moyale Barracks Fc at Bingu National Stadium. After watching the video of the game, RVG, was all smiles as the two teams showcased the classic type of football that he wants Malawian football clubs to play. He said the game was exciting and a marvel…

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Bishop Joe Manguluti arrested over rape

Police at Lingadzi have arrested Joseph Manguluti popularly known as Bishop Joe Manguluti on allegations that he raped a 23- year-old adopted daughter. Manguluti is a renowned personality as he is both a gospel musician, a preacher as well as a master of ceremonies. Manguluti allegedly raped the girl on 15 May in her bedroom at their Area 18 Be residence. The girl, a fourth year student at one of the colleges in the city,  was preparing to take…

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Reunion Insurance donates K2.2 million assorted items to Beit Cure Hospital

One of the country’s leading Insurance companies, Reunion Insurance Company has donated various assorted items valued at K2.2 million to Beit Cure International Hospital in Blantyre. The donated assorted itmes include food and groceries made up of 50 x 25Kgs maize flour, 4 bales of sugar, 2 crates of orange squash and 50 cartons of washing soap. Reunion also donated guardian uniform ( 30 branded T-shirts ), and K1 million cheque towards a child’s burn contracture surgery. Speaking after…

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World Bank Resumes Budget Support to Malawi

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved an $80 million credit to the Malawi Government for general budget support. This is the first budget support financing approved by the World Bank for Malawi in four years. The budget support operation, fully referred to as the Agricultural Support and Fiscal Management Development Policy Operation (DPO), is the first of a proposed series of two operations. It aims to improve incentives for private sector participation in agricultural markets and…

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Three Nabbed For Conspiring To Sell & Kidnap Child With Albinism In Malawi

Police in the central region of Ntchisi are keeping in custody three men suspected of conspiring to kidnap and sell a child with albinism. The suspects have been identified as Moses Kazonga aged 34, Kalirani Banda 23, and Bizaliele Amos aged 39. The three were, during the time of their arrest, looking for a market for a two years and eight months old boy with albinism. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency on Wednesday, Peter Njilagoma, an…

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Malawi’s Daliso In Britain’s Got Talent’s Semi-final

Stand-up comedian, Daliso Chaponda, on 29 April made history by becoming the first Malawian act to audition for Britain’s Got Talent (BGT), UK’s television hit talent show. Daliso’s comedy routine on the night earned him a spot in this year’s BGT semi-final scheduled for 21 to 25 May. Aged 37, Daliso who is based in Manchester, stepped on the world stage dressed in a pair of jeans and brown top. The panel of judges could not help but wonder…

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Malawi to Hold First National Sanitation event in Lilongwe

Malawi will for the first time hold a national sanitation and hygiene learning event aimed at discussing challenges and innovations relating to sanitation and hygiene in the light of national aspirations to make Malawi open Defecation Free (ODF) by 2021. The event which will be officially opened by Minister of Health Dr Peter Kumpalume will be held from 3 to 4 May at Bingu International Convention Centre (BICC) in Lilongwe. According to a statement issued by National Sanitation and…

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Airtel donates desks to Chisitu Primary School

Airtel Malawi continued with its countrywide education drive through a donation of 70 double seater desks that will accommodate 140 learners at Chisitu Primary School in Mulanje. The desks are valued at Mk2million. Airtel Zonal Business Manager for the South Leslie Tsilizani explained that as sales managers that operate in the region, they responded to the school’s call for help as it was their responsibility to support health and education institutions in the areas that they conduct business in….

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Police arrest Nkhata Bay NBS Bank Robber

Police in Nkhata Bay are keeping in custody a 25 year old man suspected of robbing an NBS Bank in Nkhata Bay over the weekend. According to Nkhata Bay Police Publicist, Igneous Esau the man Brighton Banda together with eight others currently at large broke into the bank and store CCTV Unit and Digital Subscriber Line Gadget among others. Esau further said during the incident the suspects tampered with Auto Teller Machine back door, Chubb door and three desktop…

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Five churchgoers die after boat capsizes in Rumphi

No fewer than five people have been confirmed dead after an overloaded wooden boat carrying more than 60 passengers back from Easter celebrations capsized on Lake Malawi, police said Monday. Police spokesman, Victor Khamisi, told newsmen that “five people died” in the incident, which took place at around 4:00 pm (1400 GMT) on Easter Sunday in the northern district of Rumphi. A total of 54 people had been rescued by Monday in a search assisted by military personnel and…

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