APM Describes Talks with Neighboring Leaders as Successful

State President of the Republic of Malawi Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has said the day long tripartite talks he held with Zambian and Mozambican leaders, Edgar Lungu and Felipe Nyusi respectively at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe are vital for the neighbouring countries to achieve sustainable development.. The two Presidents arrived in the country on Monday morning and held a three-hour meeting in camera with the Malawian Leader where a number of issues like how challenges that the countries are…

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Thyolo Assemblies of God to hold a five days gospel crusade

The Thyolo Malawi Assemblies of God (MAOG) church will from Wednesday this week hold the first ever gospel crusade as one way of reaching out and ministering to thousands of souls in the district. The crusade, which will run up to Sunday would be based under a theme ‘Encounter the real power of God’. Speaking in an interview with the Malawi News Agency (MANA), secretary for the church Kephars Kameta said the main guest speaker during the upcoming crusade…

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APM For Decentralized Malawi
APM pauses with leaders of the Malawi Local Government Association (MALGA) at Kamuzu Palace on Tuesday

President Mutharika on Tuesday morning granted an audience to leaders of the Malawi Local Government Association (MALGA) at the Kamuzu Palace to map the way forward for the continued decentralization and democratization of the Malawi society. Speaking in his statement, President Mutharika said local governments are increasingly becoming the pinnacle of development citing that in the current financial year, government allocated MK5 billion of the Development Budget to Local Authorities. He said this is enabling councils to make their…

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Professor Khomba Echoes APM On Mindset Change

Newly-inaugurated University of Malawi professor of finance and corporate strategy at the Polytechnic, James Kamwachale Khomba, says a change in perspective is critical to creating a sustainable financial independence for the country. In his lecture titled ‘Turnaround Strategies for Creating Sustainable Financial Independence for Malawi: Evolution or Revolution?’, he said the formulation of turnaround strategies for Malawi should be an initiative that can answer the needs of the Malawian society, especially those emerging in the business sector. “The process…

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APM Takes Nchalo By Storm; Speaks Tough On Violence Against Albinos And Mob Justice

President Arthur Peter Mutharika on Friday conducted a mass rally at Nchalo in Chikwawa where he among other things warned Malawians on aiding or harboring people who practice ritual killings of albinos and those who take the law into their own hands by meting out mob justice on accused persons. The visibly disappointed leader called a spade by its name when he labelled these ritual killers as foolish. “It is foolishness to take advice from a traditional doctor who lives in poverty on how to accumulate wealth. Why do…

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Blue League Congratulates APM On AfDB Youth Program Championship
Dr Adesina shakes hands with President Mutharika during their meeting at Sanjika Palace on 5 April 2016

A youth wing of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), the Blue League, has congratulated President Arthur Peter Mutharika, who is also the patron of the group, upon being crowned African Development Bank (AfDB) Youth Program Champion by the Bank’s President Dr Akinwumi Adesina when he visited the country last Tuesday, 5th April 2016. Below is the statement released by the Blue League on their official Facebook page: CONGRATULATIONS The Blue League, a youth-wing of the governing and mighty…

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Mwanza Council to form Female Sex Workers Alliance

Mwanza District Council intends to establish a female sex workers alliance as a way of curbing the spread of HIV and Aids in the border district. Mwanza District Aids Coordinator, Pearson Mphangwe said this when he updated DACC members of the formation of the grouping. He said the formulation of the alliance would give sex workers opportunities to share solutions to problems they are facing in the course of their trade. “Nowadays HIV and Aids activities are focusing on…

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PRESIDENT MUTHARIKA MAKES CHANGES TO CABINET

His Excellency the State President, Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by Section 94 (1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Malawi, has made some changes to the Cabinet with effect from today, 7th April, 2016. State President, Minister of Defence and Commander-In-Chief of the Malawi Defence Force and the Malawi Police Service:           His Excellency Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika Vice President and Minister Responsible for Disaster and Relief…

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Chitipa Forever Indebted to Bingu

As a bachelor, Patrick Sikwese, used to have pangs of jealousy whenever his best friend visited his parents in Nkhotakota and would return with stories of romance from the village. Sikwese, who was then aged 20, would just listen without sharing his own romantic relationships from his village as he seldom travelled to his home district of Chitipa to see his relations. “I rarely went home and so had nothing to tell my friend. It was as if I…

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President Mutharika Hails AfDB for Support to Malawi

President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika on Tuesday hailed the African Development Bank (AfDB) for its unwavering support towards the country’s socio-ecinomic development. AFDB has been supporting Malawi in the areas of energy, agriculture, water and sanitation, science and technology and youth development. President Mutharika made the remarks at Sanjika Palace in Blantyre during a courtesy meeting with the African Development Bank President, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina. “The African Development Bank remains one of the most important development partners for Malawi….

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