Mota-Engil Trebles Works on Liwonde-Mangochi Road

Mota-Engil, the Portuguese contractor working on the rehabilitation of the Liwonde-Mangochi Road, has trebled works on the rehabilitation of the Liwonde-Mangochi Road to beat the target. Mota-Engil Public Relations Officer, Thomas Chafunya told Mana in an interview on Monday that the rehabilitation of the road was progressing tremendously and that about 35km of the road had already been completed with Asphalt concrete finish. Chafunya said 60 percent of the works in constructing 106 curvets and two bridges on the…

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Jesus Worship Church in Independence’ Commemoration Prayers

The Jesus Worship Church is holding freedom prayers as part of this year’s national independence celebrations with a focus on praying for healing of the country. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana), administrator for the Church Elia Liphale said the church has a responsibility of praying for the end of challenges the country is facing. “As a church, we thought it wise to hold these prayers before the much significant Independence celebrations considering that Malawi as…

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Mutharika Hailed for Holding DPP Together

Chairperson of the organizing committee for the 20l8 elective Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Nicholas Dausi has hailed President, Professor Peter Mutharika for demonstrating strong leadership skills in holding the party together amidst intra party factions. Dausi who is also the Minister of Information, and Communication Technology made the remarks on Monday in Blantyre during the party’s convention. Dausi said Professor Mutharika has ever since preached discipline within the party and also encouraged the values of contact and dialogue whenever…

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Operation Landslide: Mighty DPP Veep Uladi Mussa Eye Party Transformation

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) at its convention on Tuesday elected Uladi Mussa and Kondwani Nankhumwa as vice presidents for the party in the central and southern regions respectively. Mussa attained the position after winning 964 votes against other contestants namely Dean Josiah Banda, Zeria Chakale, Hetherwick Ntaba and Samuel Tembenu. Kondwani Nankhumwa, who is Minister of Local government and Rural Development, scooped 794 votes beating the other two contestants, Joseph Mwanamvekha and Henry Mussa. In their reactions, Mussa and…

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Mutharika Donates 40 Percent of His Salary

Malawi President Peter Mutharika on Tuesday revealed that 40 percent of his salary goes back to government refuting critics that he is sticking to the seat of presidency for financial gains. Speaking in his acceptance speech at the elective convention which took place at COMESA Hall in Blantyre, Mutharika refuted allegations that he wanted the presidency for financial gains. “Let me reveal to you, more especially to those who think I am sticking to the seat of presidency because…

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FPAM Trains Govt Officers in GBV Case Management

Family Planning Association of Malawi (FPAM) has urged Machinga service providers to ensure that Gender Based Victim (GBV) were getting the needed in the district. Project Officer for FPAM in Machinga, Jimmy Kachale said this Friday after training officers from judiciary, social welfare, health and victim support unit officers from police on Yes I Do’ Project on effective case management . He noted that due to increase in GBV and early pregnancies among the youth, FPAM in collaboration with…

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Mutharika to Continue Building Economy

Malawi  President Prof Peter Mutharika Monday promised to continue building the country’s economy and develop Malawi. Mutharika was speaking at Comesa Hall in Blantyre where he led the Mighty Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in the national convention. The President said for the three and half years that he has led the country, there has been massive progress in terms of economy where among others inflation rate has gone down from 34 percent to 7 percent. Furthermore, the commercial lending…

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We Will Deal with Crooked Suppliers- Govt

Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Anna Kachikho on Wednesday warned that the ministry would deal with all crooked suppliers of substandard materials in the Malata and Cement Subsidy Program. She said the Ministry will not hesitate to name and shame any supplier who is out to cheat the beneficiaries of Malata and Cement Subsidy Program with substandard materials. The Malata and Cement Subsidy program also known as the Decent and Affordable housing Subsidy Program (DAHSP) has served…

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Police Steps Up On Child Protection

Police in Phalombe have embarked on outreach programs to deal with cases of violation of children’s rights that are rampant in the district. Speaking in an interview with the Malawi News Agency on Thursday, Phalombe Police Publicist, Innocent Moses, said cases of violation of children’s rights have increased this year as compared to the first six months of 2017. According to Moses, presently the law enforcers are conducting frequent community meetings through which they are disbursing messages aimed at…

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Nsanje Market Completion to Delay With Five Months

The construction of the much awaited Nsanje Boma Market which was expected to complete in April, 2018 has been delayed further due to continued misunderstandings between the business people and the Nsanje district authorities. Wisdom Construction Limited, which is doing construction work, signed a contract which mandated them to complete the work by April, 2018 but the work has been extended to October this year. Acting District Director of Public Works, George Matambo in an interview on Thursday said…

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