Two more arrested in Malawi albino child killing case, total arrests now 10

Police in Machinga have arrested two men in connection with abduction and beheading of a Nine year old boy with albinism at Mpakati village, Traditional Authority Chikweo February end this year. Police in Machinga have confirmed the arrest of ten people amongst them are Innocent Lyson Kennedy and Justin Masitala who are suspected to have abduct and beheaded the nine year old on February 26. Police public Relations Officer, Constable, Davie Sulumba said Police in the district conducted a…

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REHABILITATION OF MZUZU-NKHATABAY ROAD (M5)

The road from Mzuzu to Nkhata-Bay is a 46km long. It connects the Mzuzu City – biggest city in the North to the Nkhata-Bay on the shores of Lake Malawi. The road was built in the early seventies and had bitumen however the road has since leaved its life span and has since deteriorated making travelling along the road a big challenge. The road is however, very important in the economy of Malawi. Apart from affording easy mobility and accessibility to the beautiful…

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Roads Authority PRO Says Mzuzu-Nkhatabay Road Rehabilitation on the Cards

People along the Mzuzu –Nkhatabay road have got everything to smile about following news that the rehabilitation process is going to start in due course, it has been reported. The rehabilitation process is expected to cost about K16.8 billion with the funds coming from the African Development Bank and Malawi Government funding “This is one of the important roads, not only to the district and the country but to SADC and COMESA as it forms part of the Mtwala…

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Police arrest 15 after Likuni RC Church Battle

Members of the Malawi Police Service have arrested up to 15 people in connection with the bouts that broke up at Likuni Roman Catholic Parish in Lilongwe on Sunday, it has been learn t The infighting broke up over concerns that some grouping within the church had over the Parish Priest and the main church executive, whom they accused of no cooperation. However other reports claim that the men behind the row are not Roman Catholic faithful who reports…

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South African preacher mocked after charging for ‘heavenly’ photos

A South African preacher has been roundly mocked online after reportedly charging followers to view his photos of “heaven.” Paseka Motsoeneng, a self-styled prophet, claims a track record of amazing feats. As the leader of the Church of Incredible Happenings, he’s says he’s healed people during sermons and even once claimed to deliver a fish from the womb of a pregnant woman. But Motsoeneng, popularly known as “Prophet Mboro”, may have gone a bit too far with his latest…

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Madonna, Guy Ritchie Family Wrangle Over Rocco Worries Davis Banda’s Father

Yohane Banda, father to David who was adopted by Multi Grammy winning Pop Superstar Madonna has expressed concern over the welfare of his biological son following the custody battle between the singer and British movie director Guy Ritchie. According to http://www.mirror.co.uk/, Yohane Banda who gave up David for adoption in 2006 when he was seven months old told The Sun that Madonna and Guy’s custody battle turning bitter and nasty is a huge concern. “I’d like to know what’s…

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Nigerian ‘Witch Child’ Hope Makes Miraculous Recovery, Aid Worker Anja Ringgren Lovén Reveals

A starving child who was accused of witchcraft and abandoned by his family has made an astonishing recovery after being rescued by a humanitarian aid worker. Heartbreaking images were shared on social media two months ago of the Nigerian toddler, named Hope, who was found severely emaciated and wandering alone after being shunned by his family and society. Now Hope, who is believed to be between two and three years old, is unrecognisable in pictures shared by Anja Ringgren Lovén, the founder…

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Combination of traditional, scientific weather forecasts vital to climate change

Discarding the longtime traditional methods of forecasting weather or rainfall pattern has drastically contributed to the effects of the ongoing climate change globally. Speaking to Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Easter Monday, the Chief Meteorologist, Charles Vanya, responsible for weather predictions and agronomy, disclosed that the battle to redress the current effects of climatic changes cannot be won if those in the agricultural sector completely shun the ancient strategies of forecasting weather and rainfall patterns. According to Vanya, as…

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Blue League Bails Out Nsanje Central on Easter Monday
A cross-section of the 320 beneficiaries

The ruling Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) youth grouping, the Blue League yesterday donated maize relief in Honorable Francis Kasaila’s Nsanje Central constituency, reaching out to 320 households in the area on Easter Monday. The Blue League’s maize distribution ceremony happened at Mpatsa Community Day Secondary School where various vulnerable sections from the community were brought together, including the elderly and blind members. Speaking on behalf of the beneficiaries, a local leader expressed gratefulness for the good gesture shown by…

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Man chops off friend’s penis

A man has been found guilty of chopping off his friend’s penis, but it remains a mystery what he wanted it for. Phulamazira Kang’ombe, 34, was sentenced to 16 years behind bars after being found guilty of cutting off Chimwemwe Madeya’s penis in November 2014. Lilongwe police spokesperson Inspector Kingsley Dandaula said that Madeya was on his way from a local drinking place when he encountered Kang’ombe, who viciously attacked him before cutting off his penis. Madeya was, however,…

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