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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Sailesi Returns to Bullets

Former Nyasa Big Bullets midfielder and National team winger Dalitso Sailesi is set to rejoin Bullets after agreeing on personal terms with his former club. Last year, Sailesi became the most expensive player in Malawi after he was bought by the Zambian Premier League side Lusaka Dynamos at K12 million. However, he recently terminated his five-year deal with the club after it failed to pay him money amounting to K7.5million. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on…

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Chigoli Academy Bearing Fruit

In the capital city, Lilongwe, a football academy was born in 2014 called Chigoli, which has made huge strides to nurture the country’s brightest football talents and three of its products performed superbly at the just ended COSAFA Under-17 tournament held in Mauritius. The three, Francis Mtoso, Emmanuel Mitole and Lovemore Mbeta, were Chigoli’s first players to be selected for national team duty and they did not disappoint as they scored in their debut tournament. In the first game…

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Malawi chess team to be drilled by Russian chess trainer to prepare for September Olympiad.

Chess Association of Malawi (Chessam), has managed to secure the services of a top Russian Grandmaster Papin Vasily to come and train the Malawi team that shall represent the country at the Chess Olympiad to be held in the Eastern European city of Batumi in Georgia from September 23 to October 6. According to Chessam publicity secretary Makhosi Nyirenda, the top Grandmaster is expected to land at Lilongwe International Airport on Monday August 6. During a world chess governing…

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From 1995 Emma Mzagada was Malawi Queens strong pillar

By: Duncan Mlanjira Malawi netball icon Mary Waya has described late Emma Mzagada, who died on Monday after a long illness, as the Queens’ pillar ever since 1995 when she started starring for the team. “From 1995, Emma was a pillar in front of Queens,” Waya said. “She was one of our best shooters partnering myself, late Connis Mhone and the youthful player at that time, Linda Magombo. “She is one of the players who helped Malawi Queens move…

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Bullets Registers 2800 Supporters

Barely a month after Nyasa Big Bullets announced plans to have its supporters registered; the team has currently registered 2,800 full members across the country. Speaking in an interview with the Malawi News Agency, Bullets Chief Executive Officer, Fleetwood Haiya confirmed the development adding plans were in place to register 5,000 supporters in two weeks’ time. “As of now, we have managed to register about 2800 people. We are very excited as these supporters have been registered in a…

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