The world does not aid Africa – Africa aids the world!

By Khanyo Olwethu Mjamba on July 16, 2014 Foreign developed nations often wax lyrical about their generous donations of aid to Africa. But a coalition of UK and African researchers has released research findings that illustrate how the continent actually loses over six times the amount it receives in aid As we often watch wealthy countries heap on themselves and each other generous portions of praise for helping ‘needy’ countries and using their donations to accelerate development in impoverished…

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Statement From President Mutharika When He Switched On The New State Of The Art Machine At Mapeto Limited

REPUBLIC OF MALAWI STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY PROF. ARTHUR PETER MUTHARIKA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI AT THE VISIT OF MAPETO (DWSM) LIMITED IN BLANTYRE ON 10TH JULY, 2015  The Minister of Industry and Trade, Hon, Joseph Mwanamvekha, MP;  The Chairman of Mapeto David Whitehead and Sons Limited Mr Faiza Latif  The General Manager of Mapeto David Whitehead and Sons Limited, Mr. Martin Mpata;  The District Commissioner for Blantyre District Mr Charles Kalemba;  The Mayor for Blantyre District…

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Malawian Leader Tells New CJ to Inspire Judiciary

State President of the Republic of Malawi Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has advised the new Chief Justice to ensure that judgments are made timely. The State President was speaking at the swearing in ceremony of Chief Justice Andrew Nyirenda held at Sanjika Palace in the Commercial City of Blantyre on Wednesday. The State President expressed concern that suspects are being remanded for a long time hence the need for the judiciary to handle cases with speed and professionalism. The…

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Akunthidwa Atapezeleredwa Akuchita za Dama Ku Chibwenzi

Bambo wina ku Bangwe akuti amulikita kwambiri kamba koti anapezeka akuchita za dama ndi mkazi woyendayenda, Maravi Express yamvetsedwa motere. Maiyo akuti anauzidwa ndi anthu ena achifundo kuti mamuna wakeyo samayenda bwino ndipo anzakewo anati pa tsikulo anatengana ndi munthu wina kuti akapange za chisembwere ku nyumba ina yogona alendo. “Zitatero maiyo pamodzi ndi anzake ena anatengana ulendo kunyumba yogona alendoyo komwe atafika sanataye nthawi koma kuuza munthu yemwe amayang’anira kumeneko kuti amafuna m’bale wake wamkazi yemwe anafika ndi…

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Wits close in on Malawian midfielder

South Africa Premiership side BidVest Wits have reportedly closed in on the signing of Malawian midfielder Gerald Phiri Junior. The 22-year-old, who plays for Zimbabwe’s Caps United, has reportedly impressed coach Gavin Hunt after two weeks of trials. Caps coach Mark Mathe told The Herald newspaper of Zimbabwe on Wednesday that Phiri’s departure from the Harare side was imminent. Phiri, who starred for Malawi’s Flames when they lifted the 2015 Cosafa Cup Plate Division championship in North West Province…

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Dr Cassim Chilumpha Forms Own Party

Former Vice President of the Republic of Malawi Dr Cassim Chilumpha has formed his own political party Maravi Express understands. The new party is called Peoples Assembly for Democracy and Development. According to local media reports, Chilumpha among other things want to enhance genuine democracy in the country. One of the people in the organizing committee of the party who strictly spoke to this online publication said that the new party is going to work extremely hard to uplift…

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Malawi And Zambia Signs A Treaty On TransFontier Consevation Area.

The visiting Zambian President,Edgar Chagwa Lungu and Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika has signed a treaty on TransFontier Conservation Area (TFCA). The signing of the treaty has finally fulfilled a dream which started over ten years ago, when Malawi and Zambia signed a Momerandum Of Understanding on the same. Speaking before the audience, His Excellency Edgar Lungu thanked the leadership of Peter Mutharika for facilitating the signing of the treaty which will see the two countries working together towards protecting…

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Jack Mapanje

Jack Mapanje was born of Yao and Nyanja parents in Kadango Village, Mangochi District, in southern Malawi. He went to school at Kadango, Chikwana Mission, and Zomba Catholic Secondary School. He has a B.A. degree and a diploma in Education from the University of London. In 1975 he joined the staff of the Department of English at Chancellor College, University of Malawi, as a lecturer, before working as a research student in linguistics at University College, London in the…

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Yachting Marathon, local sailors start on Positive Note

Local sailors have started on a positive note in this year’s edition of the Lake Malawi Sailing Marathon. However, the sailors have been having some difficulties with their journey because of the Mwera Winds blowing on the lake. Reports indicate that Malawi representatives Mcford Mbwanaisa and Matola Mwawa came first on the first day of the event while Duncan Mcpherson and his son Graig won on Monday. Speaking during the official launch of the event, Director of Tourism Patricia…

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APM Says Investment Forum Vital for Economic Growth of Malawi

State President of the Republic of Malawi Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has said the Malawi Investment Forum currently taking place in country is going to play a big role for Malawi to access to international markets. The Malawian leader was speaking at a State Banquet organized for the delegates to the forum lately. “Malawi will also benefit immensely from your international network through which the country’s products could have increased access to international markets. “On the other hand, investors…

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