Malawi, Africa court modern technology in combating tax evasion

African countries have been challenged to employ modern technology interventions in addressing issues of tax non compliance as the world is embracing the advent of global technology transformation. Secretary to the Treasury, Ben Botolo, made the call at the Bingu International Convention Centre (BICC) in Lilongwe Wednesday, where he opened a two day long 18th Forum for Value Added Tax (VAT) Administrators in Africa (VADA). He explained that the power of VAT extended beyond the face value contribution to…

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Ivorian based Tamanyawaka hails support at Sound and Light Concert

Ivorian based Malawian reggae songstress has appreciated great support from her fans and fellow artists gave her during the concert which was held in Salima on September 29 to 30, 2017. The reggae songstress, Tamanyawaka Chavula travelled from Ivory Coast to perform at Sound and Light Concert. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) Thursday, Tamanyawaka said she was delighted with the response of her fans when she was performing on stage during the concert. “I gave…

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Brighton Kumchedwa, Malawi’s head of parks and wildlife, wins 2017 Tusk Award for conservation in Africa.

Malawi’s head of parks and wildlife Brighton Kumchedwa is the recipient of the 2017 Tusk Award for conservation in Africa. He was named Wednesday night in Cape Town, South Africa. The award comes with K18 million to go to efforts to preserve wildlife. “This has put Malawi on the map. It shows that what we are doing in the fight against wildlife crime is receiving global recognition. “It makes me to feel proud and makes me to be a…

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President Mutharika arrives from United Nations General Assembly

President Prof. Peter Arthur Mutharika arrived Monday afternoon from New York where he attended the 72nd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Briefing members of the media at the Kamuzu International Airport (KIA), President Mutharika said he met a lot of investors and Malawi as a country should expect a lot in terms of investment opportunities. He said all the meetings that were attended were educative and informative as it also created an opportunity for Malawi to showcase some of…

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Chipolopolo to set up base in Ghana ahead of Nigeria clash

By: Kabamba De Matteo The Chipolopolo boys will set up base in Ghana ahead of the crucial Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Nigeria. According to the itinerary availed to Fazfootball.comFazfootball.com, the local player players summoned for duty will leave for Ghana on Sunday and set up base in Accra where foreign based players will join from. On Wednesday the team will head to Nigeria ahead of Saturday’s showdown in Uyo where the match will be staged at…

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Malawi football in those days

( Article written on sabado, 18 de junho de 2011 por Ndisi Songa) I still miss those days when the Malawi National Team won the East and Central African Challenge Cup in 1978 at Kamuzu Stadium. The team went on to win the cup again in 1979 in Kenya. Oh! The team was just a force to reckon with.Thosewith.Those were the days when songs like ´Sina makosa´ and ´Shauri yako´ by Les Wanyika and Orchestra Super Mazembe respectively were…

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Presidents of Malawi, Uganda and Zambia call for accelerated action to end child marriage in Africa

On the margins of the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly, the governments of Zambia and Canada, with support from UN Women, UNICEF, UNFPA and the African Union Commission, hosted a high-level side event for global leaders to renew their commitments and accelerate efforts to end child marriage in Africa by 2030. “Girls who marry young are often denied their rights,” said President of Zambia Edgar Lungu. “Ending child marriage by 2030 will require a range of action,…

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Its Ralph Nedi at Chanco as Norman Kumwenda takes Speakership

Raphael Nedi, a third year political science student at Chancellor College has been voted into office as the new president for the college’s students union (SUCC) replacing Sylvester Ayuba James. Nedi won with 1019 votes in an election which took place on Friday, 15th September. His rival, Kondwani Tembo scooped 831 votes in the highly contested election which saw new faces being ushered in various positions. In an interview with Nyasa Times, Nedi promised to continue putting at heart…

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Airtel shoots Nkhoma hospital in the arm

Nkhoma referral hospital in Lilongwe has become one of the beneficiaries of the Airtel Malawi Touching Lives Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Initiative after it received a consignment of medical items worth MK 2 million on Tuesday. The medicine and medical equipment that it received among them include digital blood pressure machines, glucose test strips, latex gloves, cotton wool, gause rolls, amoxicillin, and paracetamol. Speaking when making the donation Airtel Malawi’s Corporate Communications and CSR Manager Norah Chavula-Chirwa said as…

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T/A Nkalo of Chiradzulu elevated to Senior Chief

Government has elevated Traditional Authority (T/A) Nkalo of Chiradzulu District to Senior Chief. According to a recent statement issued by the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, the position is with effect from August 26, 2017. T/A Nkalo whose real name is Amadu Ali succeeded Labana Sumaili on  May 29, 1997 after his death in 1992. Traditionally, T/A Nkalo oversees an area stretching from Namulenga to Thuchila Rivers. His chieftainship is Yao and shares brotherly relationship with Nthiramanja…

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