Mighty Have Fallen; Nomads O AS Vita 4

Congolese side AS Vita club has taken a significant step towards reaching the next phase of the CAF Champions league following a 4-0 home win over Beforward Wanderers in the first leg of the first preliminary round. Buoyed by their noisy fans ,Vita took the lead in the eighteenth minute through Jesus Muloko. Mukoko Batezado made it 2-0 just before the half-hour mark and JM Makasu scored the third goal towards the end of the first 45 minutes. Wanderers…

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Defilement Rate Worries Magistrate

First Grade Magistrate (FGM) for Chiradzulu Magistrate court, Annie Chikhadzula has said cases of defilement are on the increase in the district compared to other cases. She made the remarks on Friday at Group Village Head (GVH) Kachingwe in Traditional Authority (TA) Mpama in Chiradzulu where Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP) organized a meeting to sensitize people in the area on Gender Based Violence (GBV). Chikhadzula explained that women and girl are victims of GBV in the…

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Hindu Community, Rastafarians Call for Religious Tolerance

The Malawi Hindu Community and Rastafarians say only tolerance and unity amongst different religious denominations in the country can catalyze the faith community’s efforts in meeting the government development agenda. The Hindu and Rastafarian religions made this appeal at the end of ‘Seven Days of Harmony Week’ which is annually celebrated from the 1st to 7th February globally. Spokesperson for the Hindu Faith in Lilongwe, Vinay Pathare, told Malawi News Agency (Mana) in an interview on Thursday in Lilongwe…

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BEAM, Students Plant 2000 Trees

Beautify Malawi (BEAM) Trust in conjunction with Independent Schools Association of Malawi (ISAM) and Lilongwe City Council on Friday engaged students in Lilongwe in planting 2000 trees along Lingadzi River with an aim of instilling in the students a sense of responsibility in conserving and beautifying the environment. The students were drawn from five private schools namely Golden Gate, Crazmatic, Haven Modern, Favoured Privates Schools and St Jones Catholic Secondary School. This is part of the campaign by Beautify…

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Govt Warns People of Prohibited Tobacco Products

Malawi Government has warned the general public that the State of Qatar has banned entry of a number of tobacco products and its derivatives into its territories. Government gave the warning through a press release made available to Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Friday and signed by Secretary for the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology, Erica Maganga. The statement says the banned and prohibited tobacco products and its derivatives into Qatar include chewed tobacco or sweika (snuff tobacco)…

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Cancer Survivors Appeal for Cancer Response Support

Cancer Survivors Quest (CQS) has stressed the need for communities to provide monetary and moral support towards cancer response to enable cancer patients survive. CSQ Director Chikhulupiliro Ng’ombe, a cancer survivor since 1995 said this on Friday in Blantyre after the organization had successfully walked from Blantyre to Zomba recently to commemorate World Cancer Day as well as raise funds for cancer response. “People’s support in cash or in kind is very essential as cancer is a life threatening…

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Oldest Prostitute Retires After Servicing 28,000 Men

A 49-year-old city sex worker has decided to retire from the trade. Sarah Mutero pulled the curtain to a trade she thrived in for many years. After calling it quits, Mutero received a parcel of land worth Sh120,000 in Makuyu, Murang’a County. Some well-wishers have also promised to pool funds to build her a house after she ditched the trade. Stanley Ngara aka King of Condoms of LVCT- and who is spearheading a programme to retire sex workers in…

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Tenant Arrested for Murdering Fellow Tenant in Ntcheu

Police in Ntcheu have arrested a 33 year old man for allegedly murdering his friend because of jealousy that the friend was a hard worker. Ntcheu Police Deputy Publicist, Andrew Kamanga, identified the suspect as Rodgers Chimtengo who is alleged to have murdered Samson Adamson, 31, from Mwangata Village in Traditional Authority Nsabwe in Thyolo. Kamanga told Malawi News Agency (Mana) that police received a report from the employer of the suspect and the deceased, Golowa Yotamu, 41, from…

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FAM Clears Nchalo United On Match Fixing

The Football Association of Malawi (FAM) hereby wishes to inform the general public that, on 3rd February 2018, a disciplinary hearing was convened against Nchalo United FC, Mr. George Azizi Nyirenda, Mr. Limbani Chisambi, Mr. Stephano Gomani, Mr. Lameck Phiri and Mr. Jimmy Nangantani Phiri on an allegation of matching fixing or trying to fix the match during the 2017 Carlsberg Cup Round of 32 match involving Chitipa United FC and Nchalo United FC played on 13th July 2017…

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All set for Sapitwa’s Night of Romance Poetry; ‘For You My Love’

As one way of cerebrating the Valentine’s Day which is just around the corner, Sapitwa Poetry, a Malawian brand that promotes creative writing says all is set for this year’s night of romance show in Lilongwe. Sapitwa poetry co-founder, Robert Chiwamba told Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Wednesday that Lilongwe poetry lovers should expect exciting moment as February 10, 2018 will be yet another memorable day full of poetry fun. The event will be celebrated under the theme For…

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