Prison Warder in Trouble For Airtel Money Fraud

Police in Zomba have arrested a serving convict and a warder at Zomba Maximum Prison for allegedly stealing K150, 000 from a resident of Zomba city through Airtel Money transactions after a sim swap, Police have confirmed. Eastern Region Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), Inspector Joseph Sauka while confirming the arrest in an interview with Malawi News Agency, identified the suspects as Stonken Chavunda, 32, the prison warder, Batson Fletcher, 36, James Banda, 45 and Bartholomew Njala, 21 for…

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Govt Launches National Awareness Campaign on Electronic Payments

Government has embarked on a national awareness campaign on the adoption of electronic payments in Malawi to ease transaction costs by consumers. The campaign, whose slogan is “Gocashless, use electronic payments”, is being carried out by the Ministry of Civic Education, Culture and Community Development and the Reserve Bank of Malawi. Speaking when she launched a series of orientation meetings on electronic payments for Community Development Assistants (CDAs)  and area civic education coordinators, Minister  Grace Chiumia said the campaign…

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