Bogus Doctor sentenced to 7 years in Jail

Lilongwe Senior Resident Magistrate Paul Chiotcha on Monday sentenced Rasfold Gogoda, the bogus doctor who was arrested at Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH) in Lilongwe to 7 years in jail. Confirming the sentence, Lilongwe Police Public Relations Officer (PRO) Inspector Kingsley Dandaula said Gogoda denied the charges but was found guilty after the State had paraded its witnesses in court. “When the case started Gogoda denied the charges but after the State paraded its witnesses he was found guilty on…

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APM OFF TO WASHNGTON FOR THE INTERNATIONAL CONGRESSIONAL CAUCUS GALA

President Peter Mutharika on Monday flew out of the country for Washington DC in United States of America where he is scheduled to deliver a keynote speech at the International Conservation Caucus Gala. President Mutharika is attending the high profile summit as one of the special guest speakers at the invitation of US President Barack Obama. Speaking before departure at Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) in Lilongwe, President Mutharika described the event as very crucial considering that Malawi is also…

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VCT Exercise Vital Says First Lady

Malawi’s First Lady Madame Gertrude Hendrina Mutharika has said that there is a need for parents to encourage their children to go for HIV test. She was speaking when she toured the paediatric ward and the Baylor College of Medicine Children Foundation lately. Mutharika said that the country has made a tremendous improvement in as far as the fight for HIV/AIDS is concerned. “Malawi has made tremendous progress as far as combating HIV/AIDS is concerned. Despite this, children have…

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Be Forward Wanderers Moving Forward – Kananji

Mighty Be forward Wanderers FC Coach Eliah Kananji has said that he is now happy with the squad which he has acquired during the off season. Speaking in an exclusive interview with Maravi Express following his team’s 2-0 triumph over a well-organized and entertaining match versus Max Bullets which was played before a good crowd at the giant Kamuzu Stadium, Kananji said that what he was looking for is now in his hands. “You see it was very tough…

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Auzidwa Kuti Palibe Chako Pa Maliro

Posachedwapa Maravi Express inalemba za mkulu wina yemwe anatisiya mdziko la South Africa yemwe amayi awiri amalimbirana maliro ake atadwala kwa kanthawi kochepa. Maliro amenewa anafika mdziko muno posachedwapa. M’buyomu mkazi wa ku South Africa atafika kuno kumudzi sadalandilidwe bwino kamba koti akuluakulu a kwa mkaziwina wa malemuyo amadziwa mkazi yemwe adamusiya kuno kumudzi pamodzi ndi ana. Koma choseketsa ngakhale kuti nkhaniyi ikukhudzana ndi zovuta ndi chakuti mkazi waku Joniyo ngakhale kuti ndi wa konkuno ku Ndirandeanawona zakuda pa…

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BATTLE FOR LEADERSHIP DIVIDES OPPOSITION MALAWI CONGRESS PARTY

Division has rocked opposition Malawi Congress Party over leadership and two camps have emerged within the party. Sources inside the Malawi Congress Party have revealed that there is tension in the party as people are battling for positions and according to him,some of the top ranks are not in good talking terms. In an interview with one of the top officials in the party,we have learnt that one camp is disowning the current leadership saying all the holders of…

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Gold leaf as a crop of strategic national importance.

The 2015 tobacco marketing season, officially opened by His Excellence Professor Arthur Peter Muntharika at the Lilongwe Auction Floors, passed the litmus test, proving all is not lost for the industry. Tobacco industry remains the hub and the fulcrum of our economy, with a 60% total contribution to foreign exchange earnings. Despite this huge chunk to our economy, the industry experienced setbacks and dwindle for the last 2 years. The ‘dark cloud` prompted tobacco growers to downsize  productivity as…

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VISITING US ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICA ROBERT JACKSON CALLS ON APM

His Excellency Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika on Friday, received in audience the United States of America Assistant Secretary for Africa Ambassador Robert Jackson at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe.   Speaking during the meeting President Mutharika hailed the long and cordial relations that exist between Malawi and the US.   He described Ambassador Jackson’s visit to Malawi as significant as it gives an opportunity for the US to appreciate firsthand the effort that his administration is making to turn around…

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President Mutharika reshuffles cabinet

PRESS RELEASE NEW CABINET LIST 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 Friday, 10th April, 2015. The new Cabinet is as follows:- 1. State President, Minister of Defence and Commander-In- Chief of the Malawi Defence Force and the Malawi Police Service: His Excellency Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika 2. Vice President and Minister Responsible…

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Minister Says Government to Implement Workers Fund

Malawi’s Labour Minister Henry Mussa has said that government will from this year onwards make sure to compensate workers when they get injured or die in line of duty. This development comes after there were disagreements between employers and their workers on the issue to do with compensation when they suffer injuries or death while on duty. According to local media reports, the implementation of the Workers Fund follows the passing of the law in parliament last year. “Workers’…

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