Dedza MPs Meet Council on Mismanagement of Funds

Six Members of Parliament (MPs) in Dedza on Friday met council officials on the issue surrounding the mismanagement of council funds, Malawi News Agency has learnt. In an interview, MP for Dedza East Juliana Lunguzi who was speaking on behalf all the eight MPs in Dedza, said that the legislatures had a meeting with the council officials to ask for more information on what is happening so that they can make the decision and see how best to interact…

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Youth Urged to pray for Catholic Church

Catholic youth in Chikwawa Diocese have been encouraged to love and pray for the church as one way of sustaining its growth as well as strengthening its foundations of Christianity. The remarks were made on Sunday during celebrations marking Vocations Day which saw participation of several youth from different schools in the district and other areas of the diocese. National Director of Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) at the Episcopal Conference of Malawi, Fr. Vincent Mwakhwawa said the Catholic Church…

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Nankhumwa Urge Chiefs to Support Govt

Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Kondwani Nankhumwa has urged traditional leaders in the country to work closely with government in the implementation of various development initiatives. He was speaking on Friday in Mchinji during an installation ceremony of Traditional Authority (TA) Mduwa in the district. The Minister explained that chiefs remain an integral part in the country’s development agenda hence they should work with government. “Chiefs are members of the district council where development plans are made…

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Youth Appeal for Quality Sexual, Reproductive Health Services

Youth in Mangochi have said inadequate health centres and health personnel in the district could be attributed to failure by young people to access sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services which they need most. The youth voiced the concerns on Sunday during the Youth Friendly Health Services (YFHS) briefing held at Kukalanga Health Centre in the area of Traditional Authority Chimwala in the district. Secretary for Chimwala Youth Network, Issa Prince said for instance, Kukalanga Health Centre has three…

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Mutharika Assures Malawians in UK to Sort Out Dual Citizenship

President Prof. Peter Mutharika on Sunday assured Malawians living in United Kingdom (UK) that his government would soon sort out the issue of visa and dual citizenship for Malawians living in diaspora. He was responding to challenges which the Malawians based in UK presented when they met him at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London. Among other problems presented, the UK-based Malawians said they face problems when visiting their home country with children as they have to get visas for…

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First Lady Interacts with Malawian Women Living in UK

Malawi’s First Lady, Prof. Gertrude Mutharika Saturday asked Malawian ladies living in United Kingdom (UK) to support initiatives she is implementing in the country to rid young girls from early marriage bondage and take them back to school. The First Lady made the plea at Hyatt Hotel in Westminster, London, where she hosted the ladies to an afternoon tea for purposes of interaction. Briefing the women, she outlined initiatives Beautify Malawi Trust (BEAM) under her patronage, is implementing that…

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Joyce Banda Returns From Self-Imposed Exile

Malawi’s former president who is also the  founder of the opposition People’s Party(PP) Joyce Banda will arrive home this week after four years of self-imposed exile. Banda’s mouth-piece Andekuche David Chanthunya confirmed the development in a statement issued on Monday 23rd April, 2018. He said Banda will arrive in Malawi on Saturday, 28th of April through Chileka International Airport in Blantyre. Last year police issued an arrest warrant for Banda in connection with the country’s “Cashgate” corruption scandal, which…

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Parliament Asked to Allocate More Days for Private Member Business

People in Mzimba have asked Malawi Parliament to consider adding more days in a week, to discuss the private member business in the August House, saying Thursdays only is not enough. The request was made Saturday in Mzimba during a constituency interface meeting with the community, where Members of Parliament (MPs) explained to people on how parliament operates. One of the religious leaders Reverend Daniel Godwe said a day in a week is not enough for private member business…

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MEC to Use National IDs for 2019 Tripartite Elections

The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has called on all citizens to keep their National IDs safe or register with National Registration Bureau (NRB) as only those registered with NRB will be allowed to register to vote for the 2019 elections. MEC’s plea comes closer to voter registration excise which will run from 24th May to 31st August 2018. MEC’s Public Relations Officer, Sangwani Mwafulirwa revealed this Wednesday in an interview with Malawi News Agency. “The National Identity cards are…

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Gone Too Soon Junior Flames Player Mwakilama

Junior Flames and Sporting Clube Esmoriz of Portugal striker Abel Mwakilama  died Friday afternoon in Portugal after short time battle with Malaria. Malawi National Team’s Manager, James Sangala confirmed the sad development in Football Association of Malawi’s Official  whatsapp group on Friday evening. “I can confirm of the sad news. I spoke with Richard Mbulu and his agent in Mozambique,” he said. Mwakilama joined Clube de Esmoriz in January from Chitipa United where he made his name before helping…

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