She-Flames Beat Madagascar

Malawi Women’s national football team defeated Madagascar 2-0 at the 2018 Cosafa Women’s Championship at Isaac Wolfson in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. This is the first victory for the team after they started the competition with a 2-0 loss to Botswana in the opening game at the same venue. Veteran striker Linda Kasenda and Zainab Kapanda were on target for She-Flames. It was the first victory for Chombo-Sadik since she was appointed head coach of the team, afyter she…

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Bullets Eyes Carlsberg Cup Championship

Nyasa Big Bullets says they look forward to defending the Carlsberg cup they won last season as they will be meeting Changalume Barracks at Kamuzu Stadium on Friday, September 14. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency on Thursday, Bullets team Manager James Chilapondwa said the Friday game was a tricky fixture as they were meeting with a division side team which they (Bullets) were unaware of their game plan. “The boys have been told to put an…

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Mutharika Decorated with Nelson Mandela Leadership Award

President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika on Thursday received a Nelson Mandela Leadership Award from the Providence Industrial Mission (PIM) in recognition for his development efforts in the country, particularly aimed at empowering women and the youth. The award was presented to the President by PIM’s foreign mission representative, Dr. Terrence Griffiths during the opening of the Aida Chilembwe Community Technical College which is situated at the PIM headquarters in Chiradzuru. Presenting the award, Dr. Griffiths said the PIM foreign…

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Noma Yanga Promo Receives Overwhelming Response

Be Forward Wanderers SMS campaign dubbed ‘Noma yanga’ has received overwhelming response from the Wanderers supporters barely three weeks after being launched. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Wednesday in Blantyre, Wanderers General Secretary, Mike Butao said that over 3, 000 supporters have subscribed for the promotion. He said that, “we should thank the supporters for they have received the campaign positively though there were a number of problems which needed to be addressed. “At first,…

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TN Stars Release 11 Players

Over 52 players from various teams in the domestic league in the country and one foreign based player have changed teams during the mid-season transfer window market. Transfer market opened on July 30, 2018 during the TNM Super League mid-season break, saw 52 major transactions and signing of two players from Reserve or Youth side. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Wednesday in Blantyre, Super League of Malawi (SULOM) General Secretary Williams Banda said the teams…

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Kambewa ‘Golden Heart’ Cyclist

Nations Publication as described cyclist Stewart Kambewa, who has joined the newspapers Safe Motherhood charity initiative by offering to cycle 302kms from Blantryre to Lilongwe on September 8 as a good citizen, who has a golden heart. Representing The Nation on Wednesday when First Merchant Bank (FMB) donated MK2 million towards towards Kambewa’s cause, John Kaunda said cycling 302kms is gruesome and unique and it only shows he is so determined to help other underprivileged mothers. Kambewa, who shot…

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Malawian Athlete Doing Wonders in Europe

By Duncan Mlanjira Malawian foreign-based long distance athlete Edson Kumwamba is making news around the world and he has broken a record at the 80km Ultra PURfeR 2018 run he did in 6hrs 54mins and 20 seconds. And very little is known about him here in Malawi and this reporter just stumbled on his existence through the athlete’s relation on social media. In an online interview, Kumwamba says he was born and grew up in Nchathu Village, Tradition Authority…

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Nomads Supporter Irks SDA Women

Director of the Women Ministry in the Seventh Day Adventist Church has condemned the use of ‘their’ church colours and uniform at football matches as part of supporters’ costume material. This comes against a display made by a Mighty Be-Forward Wanderers’ supporter who was clad in the attire similar to that of the organization at a football match between Wanderers and Azam Tigers on Saturday, the 18th of August (2018) at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre. In a letter that…

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Bullets Eye CAF Participation

Nyasa Big Bullets Chief Executive Officer, Fleetwood Haiya says plans are underway for the team to participate in this year’s Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League slated for December. Speaking to Malawi News Agency on Tuesday, Haiya said they held discussions and that one of the items discussed was the participation of the team in CAF. “We shall be registering for this year’s CAF competition tournament. As of now, Bullets have all the potential and capabilities of participating…

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Cyclist Kambewa Joins Mothers Day Fun Run Fundraiser

Malawian cyclist Stewart Kambewa, who shot to fame in 2016 by cycling 1,755kms from Nsanje to Chitipa in eight days to raise funds to build boreholes in selected parts of the country, is at it again and this time he intends to cycle 302kms for charity from Blantyre to Lilongwe in aid of underprivileged mothers. The challenge is in support of Nation Publication’s Limited’s 2018 Mothers Day Fun Run, the newspaper’s annual Safe Motherhood initiative which seeks to curb…

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