Ward Councilors, Voters Trade Barbs over Motor Cycle Loans

Ward Councilors in the country have threaded that they will conduct a vigil at Capitol Hill in Malawi’s Capital City, Lilongwe as one way to force government to meet its pledge of giving them loans to buy motor cycles Maravi Express has learnt. Reports indicate that government, through the local government ministry pledged to give the loans to the councilors soon after the tripartite elections to ease their transport problems when conducting development activities but they have time and…

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MALAWI REALING UNDER THE EFFECTS OF CASHGATE-APM

  President Peter Mutharika says cashgate, the wanton looting of treasury by greedy politicians, public officers and business people in the country hit the country so hard that it will take so many years for Malawi to recover from the disaster. Speaking to thousands of supporters at arally he conducted at Mangochi Old Airport ground on Saturday Mutharika attributed the absence of donors in supporting the budget, to the looting. He said it is time Malawians forge ahead in…

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APM VISITS BWB, ASSURES OF IMPROVED WATER SUPPLY

President Peter Mutharika on Tuesday toured Blantyre Water Board (BWB) premises in the city of Blantyre where he gave assurances of improved water supply services to people in the country. President Mutharika said he is aware and greatly concerned with intermittent water supply that people in the city and many parts of the country continue to face largely due to frequent breakdown of ageing water pumping machines and an increasing demand as a result of growing population. “We will…

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Peter Appoints MHRC Commissioners

State President of the Republic of Malawi Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has appointed new Commissioners for the Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC). These include Patrick Semphere, Bertha Sefu, Steven Nkoka, Justin Dzonzi, Dalitso Kubalasa, Benedicto Kondowe and Baldwin Chiyamwaka. A statement from MHRC says that the new commissioners will serve the institution for the next three years. “The Commission commends government for the timely appointment of the 6th Cohort of Commissioners for the Malawi Human Rights Commission,” says the…

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Malawi President Mutharika announces a cabinet reshuffle

Malawian President Peter Mutharika announced a reshuffle of his cabinet on Monday, 17th August 2015. “His Excellency the State President, Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by Section 94 (1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Malawi, has made some changes to the Cabinet with effect from today, 17th August, 2015,” Chief Government Secretary Mr George Mkondiwa said in a statement announcing the new cabinet list. Mr Jappie Mhango takes over as Minister…

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President Says Malawi Going Towards the Right Direction

State President of the Republic of Malawi professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has reiterated that his Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) government is going to work extremely hard to ensure that the country is fully developed. The State President was speaking during a public development rally which was held lately at Nyambadwe School ground in the Commercial City of Blantyre. Mutharika fired at his critics who claim that the DPP government has done literally nothing to uplift the country. “They have…

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President Mutharika and the Failed Allegory
APM greeting crowds upon arrival at Nyambadwe

President Mutharika’s development rallies have sparked some fire again. Same way the silence did. Some are worried the president is off the trail. An allusion is being made to former president Dr. Joyce Banda. Now, they say it had all been well with Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika until recently. It’s all gone wrong. The president can’t be moving around during weekends addressing Malawians. It is the basis that unmasks the raging fire in us. This fire is born out…

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Malawi to negotiate a line of credit with India

State President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika says government will soon negotiate for a line of credit from the government of India to finance the green belt initiative. Mutharika disclosed this during an audience with Indian Minister of State, Heavy Industries and Public Gouodara Mallikarjunappa Siddeshwara at Sanjika Place on Monday. The President hinted that irrigation agriculture is answer to Malawi’s issues of adverse and unpredictable weather which negatively impact on rain fed agriculture. “In 2008 for the first time…

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Statement From President Mutharika When He Switched On The New State Of The Art Machine At Mapeto Limited

REPUBLIC OF MALAWI STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY PROF. ARTHUR PETER MUTHARIKA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI AT THE VISIT OF MAPETO (DWSM) LIMITED IN BLANTYRE ON 10TH JULY, 2015  The Minister of Industry and Trade, Hon, Joseph Mwanamvekha, MP;  The Chairman of Mapeto David Whitehead and Sons Limited Mr Faiza Latif  The General Manager of Mapeto David Whitehead and Sons Limited, Mr. Martin Mpata;  The District Commissioner for Blantyre District Mr Charles Kalemba;  The Mayor for Blantyre District…

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Malawi And Zambia Signs A Treaty On TransFontier Consevation Area.

The visiting Zambian President,Edgar Chagwa Lungu and Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika has signed a treaty on TransFontier Conservation Area (TFCA). The signing of the treaty has finally fulfilled a dream which started over ten years ago, when Malawi and Zambia signed a Momerandum Of Understanding on the same. Speaking before the audience, His Excellency Edgar Lungu thanked the leadership of Peter Mutharika for facilitating the signing of the treaty which will see the two countries working together towards protecting…

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