PAC Deliberations Expose Regime Change Plans

BLANTYRE, MALAWI – Plans for regime change within the quasi-religious body Public Affairs Committee (PAC) have been confirmed through defiant calls by PAC Delegates to bring down President Peter Mutharika’s government at the sixth 5+1 All Inclusive Stakeholders Conference in Blantyre. Responding to Dr Garton Kamchedzera’s presentation on Governance on Wednesday, Vincent Wandale, the self-acclaimed leader of People’s Land Organisation (PLO) and Mr Billy Mayaya, a renowned human rights activist moved a motion for the resignation of government. But…

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University Student project gives women in Malawi a voice and the chance at a life changing employment

Offering women the chance to learn conversational English is a lifeline for some in Malawi; something University of Northampton International Development Student, Emma Leering realised when volunteering in  the African country, Malawi in 2014. Student Emma spent 12 months as a primary school teacher in Malawi teaching in a rural primary school, when she first came up with the idea of supporting the village women to learn English: “While I was a volunteer teacher in the Bolera Palms School,…

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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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