Mutharika Calls for Party Discipline

President Prof Arthur Peter Mutharika has called upon Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) officials and members to be disciplined by being the first people to respect the laws of the country by exercising fiscal discipline in handling party finances. Mutharika made the call at Kamuzu Palace on Friday at a DPP national fundraising dinner dubbed the Blue Night. He urged the party to desist from abusing the party’s property but rather own it by taking care of its property. “I…

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DPP Government For Continued Development-Mutharika

President Peter Mutharika has assured people of Zomba of continued development that will promote peoples livelihoods in the district. The state president made the assurance on Friday at the heart of Zomba City on his way to Lilongwe from Blantyre via Mangochi. Upon hearing of the President’s plans to pass through the country’s old capital city, a large crowd of Malawians waited for him at Peoples Shop in the city where they drummed support for the ruling Democratic Progressive…

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Mutharika Agitates For A Vibrant Agriculture Sector

Malawi President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has said a vibrant agriculture sector remains crucial in the provision of sustainable financial support to the country’s economic growth. Mutharika made the remarks on Wednesday when he opened the 15th National Agriculture Fair currently underway at Chichiri Trade Fair grounds in Blantyre. He said time had come for Malawian farmers to be empowered as such government is tirelessly working with development partners including China and other local investors to support the sector….

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Mutharika in China for China-Africa Cooperation Summit

State President of the Republic of Malawi, Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika and the First Lady Professor Gertrude Mutharika arrived in Beijing, China Tuesday night for the 2018 3rd Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC). The summit will be held from 3rd to 4th September under the theme “China and Africa: Toward an even stronger Community with a shared Future through a win-win Cooperation”. The forum will be attended by over 50 African countries, representatives of the African…

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Malawi, Namibia Discuss Economic Independence

Malawi President Arthur Peter Mutharika and his Namibian counterpart, Hage Geingob Friday held a bilateral meeting in Johannesburg during which they tipped each other on how to achieve economic independence. The meeting was held on the sidelines of 2018 BRICS Summit which the two leaders were attending in Johannesburg, South Africa. Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Dr Emmanuel Fabiano told reporters that the two presidents shared notes on how their two countries were managing their economies. “They…

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Malawi to Become Dependable Partner in COMESA- Mutharika

Malawi is doing everything possible to become a dependable partner and team player in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) region, as the member countries make progress economically, said President Professor Peter Mutharika on Wednesday in Lusaka, Zambia. He was speaking during the 20th session of the COMESA Heads of State and Government Summit in Zambia. The summit is being held under the theme: ‘COMESA, Towards Digital Economic Integration.’ The Malawian leader said as a country,…

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Malawian Man Turns Down Trip to World Cup Finals

Air ticket winner in Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM) Zampira Promotion to watch World Cup finals in Russia has turned down the privilege on health grounds and has offered the opportunity to his brother in-law and Paramount Chief M’mbelwa. Maston Gondwe said in an interview Wednesday a few minutes before the air ticket presentation ceremony that he was happy and excited to have won the trip to Russia would not travel. “I am very excited; but this has come while…

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Operation Landslide: Mighty DPP Shadow MP Constructs Bridges For Kasonga Communities

Chiefs in Zomba have commended an aspiring member of parliament for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) for supporting people in the area of Group Village Headman Kasonga with resources for the construction of two bridges. Traditional Authority Malemia said since the dawn of independence, people in the area have been facing transport challenges due to lack of bridges in several rivers making it difficult to cross to villages on the other side of the river during the rainy season….

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Malawi Should Consider a New Typhoid Vaccine, Says WHO

Representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) Aziza Mwisongo has advised the Ministry of health to speedily consider adopting for the new typhoid vaccine. Mwisongo said Typhoid is an epidemic in Malawi, with research showing that more than 16,000 cases are reported every year. Mwisongo was speaking in Mponela on Wednesday during a workshop organized by Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH) to brief health practitioners on the importance of the new typhoid vaccine called Typbar-TCV. She said…

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Mulanje DEM Scales Up Efforts to Curb Exam Malpractice

District Education Manager (DEM) for Mulanje, Enock Chumachawo has said authorities in the district would not tolerate any form of malpractice during this year’s Malawi School Certificate of Education examinations (MSCE). In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Wednesday, Chumachawo said his office has put in place all necessary measures that would help make this year’s examination free of cheating. The exams commenced on Thursday, June 21. “We have already trained all examination administrators across the district….

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