Chief ‘Rapist’ Mwiza Chavura Arrested

Malawi’s up-coming rapper Mwiza Chavura, who swirled controversy last week after producing a song titled ‘Ndidzakupanga rape’ is in the hands of police. National Police Publicist James Kadadzera, told local media  a short while ago that Chavura is currently being interrogated at Blantyre Police Station. Chavura’s hip hop track titled ‘rape’  attracted debate last week among Malawians on social media platforms such as facebook and whatsapp. In the song, Chavura was announcing plot to let a girl got drunk…

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MEC Kick Starts Electoral Material Development

As the 2019 tripartite elections draws closer, Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has started the process of developing Media and Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials. MEC Commissioner, Moffat Banda disclosed this Wednesday at Mulanje Boma Wednesday during a four day electoral material development workshop organized by the institution. The process involves electoral stakeholders and the civil society who plays active roles in the electoral process. “Electoral material development is an important aspect in preparation for elections. It ensures that…

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Fischer ‘Jahman’ Kondowe Rejects Sidik Mia’s Offer; Denies Joining MCP

Nyasa Big Bullets veteran winger Fischer Kondowe has distanced himself from reports that he has joined the  opposition Malawi Congress Party(MCP). On Tuesday, Kondowe appeared at MCP’s function when Sidik Mia was holding a press conference where he was receiving some aspiring candidates to represent the party next year.Andyear.And during the event, Mia welcomed the candidates alongside Kondowe.HoweverKondowe.However, the former Bloemfontein Celtic and Black Leopards winger has distanced himself from any political party saying he only attended the event…

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Minister Dausi Calls for Companies to Support ‘Buy Malawi’ initiative

Minister of Information, Communication and Technology, Nicholas Dausi has called for the support of Buy Malawi initiative to help boost the country’s economy, decrying the tendency by some foreign companies operating in the country to import products at the expense of local ones. Dausi said this on  Tuesday at Sun n’ Sand Resort in Mangochi when he officially launched a workshop the Reserve Bank of Malawi organized for District Information Officers (DIOs), senior and other staff from the Ministry…

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Private Employment Agencies Warned Against Disregarding Labour Export Guidelines

Government has warned private employment agencies it will take drastic action against those deviating from the Labour Export Guidelines (LEG). The warning comes amid reports that two young Malawian women alleged to be working in Iraq as domestic workers are subjected to harsh working conditions. In a press statement issued on Tuesday, Minister of Labour, Youth, Sports and Manpower Development, Francis Kasaila, noted that some unscrupulous local private employment agencies and individuals continue to facilitate the migration of young…

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BT City South MP Ngumuya Belittles Fischer ‘Anong’a’ Kondowe

MP for Blantyre City South Allan Ngumuya says he is looking forward to make history as the first sitting Member of Parliament (MP) to retain the constituency’s seat. Ngumuya says he believes he has earned the trust of constituents to be given another mandate in next year’s elections. He cites several development projects that have been achieved under his tenure, notably the Nkolokosa-Zion Road and the maintenance of Ntonda Clinic, which is now operational after so many years of…

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MP Lucius Banda Hails Govt for All Weather Road in Balaka

Member of Parliament for Balaka North, Lucious Banda on Friday commended government for considering to build the Balaka – Khwisa – Bilira road which is currently under construction. Banda said people used to face challenges to travel on the road especially during the rainy season whereby mad was a big challenge. The legislator made the commendation at Makuta Primary School when Vice President Dr. Saulos Chilima donated relief items to 698 households who were affected by stormy wind on…

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Teenagers Hit by Lightning while ‘Making Love’ in Lilongwe

Two teenagers in love affair were on Monday hit by lightning in Lilongwe at around 18:00 hours, Police has  confirmed. Kanengo Police Public Relations Officer, Laban Makalani, confirmed the incident to Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Tuesday in an interview. He said the incident occurred at Mzondo Kachimbwinda Village (near Dzenza) in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Chitukula of Lilongwe District. Makalani identified the deceased as Patricia Guwe, 12, of Mzondo Kachimbwinda Village, T.A. Chitukula, Lilongwe and Anderson…

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Mutharika Pledges to Fulfill John Chilembwe’s Dreams

President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika Monday pledged that his government will introduce various development programmes towards transforming people’s social and economic status in line with the vision of Malawi’s fallen hero John Chilembwe. Mutharika made the pledge at Providence Industrial Mission (PIM) in Chiradzulu when he led Malawians in commemorating the life of Reverend Dr. John Chilembwe and others who fought for the country’s independence. The national prayers were conducted under the theme: ‘Embracing God for national transformation.” The…

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Nsanje Boma Market Vendors Evicted

Nsanje Boma Market construction works is now starting after the district council authorities have successfully evicted vendors who have been reluctant to pave way for the new market. The development comes after on Thursday last week council officials gave the vendors a two days ultimatum to go out of the market premises so that the construction works of the new market should commerce. A visit by Malawi News Agency (Mana) Tuesday saw that vendors were busy transferring their goods…

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