India Holds Bingu Wa Mutharika Day

Malawi High Commissioner to India, George Mkondiwa said the tenets of late Malawi President Prof. Bingu wa Mutharika stood for as regards youth empowerment and development of Africa is concerned. He made the marks Sunday in New DelhiIndia whenAssociation of African Students in India held the Bingu Graduation Day in remembrance of its first patron, late Bingu wa Mutharika at Umbrao Hotel. “As representatives of the African Continent, you need to work hard and show the true African spirit…

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Catholics Urged to Register for them to Vote

Secretary General for the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM), Fr. Henry Saindi has urged members of the Catholic Church to register when the voter registration exercise begins in their respective areas to have an opportunity of voting in the 2019 general elections. Saindi made the appeal Sunday during a mass celebrated at St. Augustine Cathedral Parish in Mangochi. He said it was important for the Catholic faithful to participate in national activities including voter registration for them to be…

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Opposition Hails President Mutharika

Alliance for Democracy (AFORD) President, Frank Tumpale Mwenefumbo has commended President Arthur Peter Mutharika for recognizing some of the country’s freedom fighters from the North. Mwenefumbo, who is also Member of Parliament for Karonga Central, made the remarks Saturday at his Mikoma Motel in Karonga during a media press conference. During his 54th Anniversary Independence speech at Mzuzu Stadium on Friday, President Mutharika paid tribute to former political leaders such as Chakufwa Thom Chihana, Orton Ching’oli Chirwa, Lutengano Mwahimba…

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No sexual Harassment Case for Plem Engineer- Labour Office

Chikwawa District Labour Office has ruled out that there was no sexual harassment at Plem Construction Company in the district where two women were accusing an official of the same. Previously, Malawi News Agency (Mana) reported that two women who granted an interview on condition of anonymity said they failed to secure jobs from the company after they refused to sleep with Plem Construction Limited Indian Site Engineer, Mani Maran, who is leading the construction of a multi-billion Kwacha…

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Govt to Put Up Flood Barriers Along Thuchira Rive

Senior Chief Nkanda in Mulanje District has given government a go- ahead to put up flood barriers along Thuchira River without compensating hundreds of farmers who will be affected, saying the development will save a lot of lives and property. Government, with funding from World Bank, is set to construct a flood barrier along Thuchira River in response to the 2016 flooding of the river that destroyed a lot of property and left many families destitute. About 100 farmers…

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Voter’s Registration Moves at Snail’s Pace

Progress of voter registration in Kasungu has worried monitors and stakeholders as fewer people have registered as compared to those who had registered around the same period (first half) in 2014 elections. This was disclosed when Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) and United Nations (UN) officials paid a visit to a number of registration centres of Kasungu Central and South East. In their remarks, Malawi Congress Party’s (MCP) and Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) registration monitors at Mtunthama registration centre, Harry…

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MBS, CAMA Calls on Consumers to Be Vigilant

Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) has partly attributed the presence of expired products on the country’s markets to customers’ negligence in reporting expired goods to the bureau. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency on Thursday, Chief Executive Officer for MBS, Davlin Chokazinga, said consumers could be partly blamed in as far as expired products being found on the market is concerned. “The consumers are also at fault, they hardly report expired products that are still present in…

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Mutharika Pays Tribute to Former Leaders

President Arthur Peter Mutharika Friday paid tribute to former Malawi leaders saying the country is on the right path of development because the previous governments laid foundation through the specific roles they played. Mutharika was speaking in Mzuzu during the 54th Independence Celebration’s at Mzuzu Stadium that were characterized by military displays, traditional dances and a football match. “We are making progress worth celebrating and we need to pay tribute to the past leaders. “Kamuzu Banda was the father…

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Clergy Calls For Malawians to Foster On Development

The Malawian clergy have asked Malawians to be patriotic to ensure meaningful development of the country. The clergy made the call Friday at this year’s 54th Independence National Service of Worship held at Mzuzu State Lodge where President Peter Mutharika who was in attendance read from Psalms 33 Vs 12- 15. Livingstonia Synod Moderator for Church of Central Africa Presbytery, Reverend John Gondwe said time has come for Malawians to embrace sense of patriotism at all cost for the…

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Red Cross Society Bails out Kakoma CDSS

Malawi Red Cross Society (MRCS) has constructed a K20 million girls’ hostel at Kakoma Community Day Secondary School under Senior Chief Chapananga in Chikwawa District which will accommodate over 100 girl learners. Once completed, the structure will be a relief to most students who come from very far places to access education at the institution. Speaking to Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Tuesday, one of the students, a form four Zione Mbandambanda said the current structure, which students are…

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