Govt Condemns Continued Albino Attacks

By Esnath Kalawe-MANA Minister of Information and Communications Technology Henry Mussa has condemned the abductions of people with albinism, saying the malpractice continues in some places of the country. Five more new cases of abductions of people with albinism have been recorded less than two months in the new year despite government employing interventions to protect the said group of people. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Wednesday in Lilongwe, while describing the situation as regrettable,…

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Malawi Clarifies on Kenya Terror Attack

The Minister of Information and Communications Technology Henry Mussa on Thursday distanced the country from any acts of terrorism adding that no Malawian was involved in the recent Kenyan terrorist attack. Mussa was speaking in Lilongwe during a press briefing jointly organized by Ministry of Information and Communications Technology and Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Corporations. The press briefing was held to clear allegations that a Malawian was involved in the January 15th Kenyan terrorist attack which killed…

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Access to Information: Govt to Introduce Newspaper in March

In a bid to create a well informed and effective nation, government through the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology is set to introduce a government newspaper. Speaking during a familiarization tour to Regional Information Offices in the South, Minister of Information, Henry Mussa said it is high time government had a competitive newspaper so that Malawians should have access to reliable information on various public policies and programmes. “It is sad that in present day, people in the…

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Govt Calls For Improved Mobile Network Coverage

Government has commended Telekom Networks Malawi Limited (TNM) for the impact it is making on people’s lives through its operations for leading the pack in promoting digital and financial inclusion. Minister of Information and Communications Technology, Henry Mussa made the remarks on Thursday when he paid a visit to TNM Head Offices in Blantyre where he interacted with the executive management team to acquaint himself with the operations of the company. The leadership team of TNM engaged the Minister…

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Govt Orders MBC to Open Up

Government has reassured the general public that the Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC), will remain open to serve all Malawians in accordance to its mandate as a public broadcaster ahead of the forthcoming tripartite elections. Minister of Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Henry Mussa, made the commitment Wednesday when he visited the public broadcaster in Blantyre. “I have appealed to MBC as a public broadcaster to rise above petty party politics and serve the nation sincerely in a professional and…

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Stop Insulting President Mutharika- Govt

Malawi government has emphasized the need for Malawians to respect laws governing the country as it inches close to the 2019 Tripartite Elections. Minister of Information and Communications Technology, Henry Mussa made the call on Monday at the Central Office of Information in Blantyre during a press briefing aimed at drawing the public attention to section 4 of the Protected Flags, Emblems and Names Act. “Of late government has noted with concern criticism from some quarters suggesting that those…

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Information Minister Commends MDBNL For Free Television Channels

Minister of Information and Communications Technology, Henry Mussa has commended Malawi Digital Broadcasting Network Limited (MDBNL) for provision of free local television channels to people in most parts of the country. The minister made the recommendation on Thursday during his tour to MDBNL offices in Lilongwe that provide digital television decoders popularly known as Kiliye kiliye TV decoders. In an interview, the Minister said the initiative of Kiliye kiliye digital TV which is under his ministry, was aimed at…

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Mussa triumphs in Chiladzulu EAST

Vibrant politician Henry Mussa on Thursday morning trounced his rival Joseph Nomale in Primary Elections for the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in Chiradzulu East. According to the Presiding Officer for the elections, Symon Vuwa Kaunda, Mussa beat his main rival Joseph Nomale hands down. “Hon Henry Mussa got 3,650 votes against Nomale’s 1,600 votes. We have sent this information to the Secretary General’s office who is to announce officially,” Kaunda said.. Kaunda who doubles as Presidential Advisor on…

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Information Minister ‘Mtengo wa Minga’ Pledges Transparency

Henry Mussa is new Minister of Information and Communications Technology, replacing Nicholas Dausi who has been moved to the renamed ‘Ministry of Homeland Security’ which was formally known as Ministry of Home Affairs and Internal Security. This follows some changes that President Peter Mutharika made to his cabinet on Wednesday in exercise of powers conferred upon him by Section 94(1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Malawi. Speaking with Malawi News Agency (Mana), the new Information Minister said…

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Multimillion Kwacha Tomato Sauce, Jam Factory Opens in Mzimba

Government said it is committed to promoting cooperatives and small scale businesses as a way of fighting unemployment and poverty in the country. Minister of Trade, Industry and Tourism, Henry Mussa said this Saturday when he officially opened a K35 million Champhira tomato sauce and jam factory at Jenda in Mzimba. He said that “we do not have enough industries in the country to employ each and every one, which is why the government of Prof. Peter Mutharika is…

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