England Beat Malawi Queens 61-53 to Win Series With a Test to Spare

England beat Malawi 61-53 at the Copper Box to secure a series victory with a Test to spare. England began with the same starting line-up that secured a narrow 66-60 victory in the first match. The world number three side failed to dominate early on against their sixth-ranked opponents in a physical encounter in London. But the flying defence of Jodie Gibson and England captain Ama Agbeze helped Tracey Neville’s side to a second win. “We did our homework…

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UN Praises Mutharika for Intensifying GBV Fight

United Nations (UN) Saturday praised President Peter Mutharika for taking bold steps towards fight against Gender Based Violence (GBV). Speaking during launch of 16 days of activism against GBV held at Mzimba Community centre ground, UN representative in Malawi, Clara Anyangwe commended Mutharika, for championing He4She initiative in the country. She explained that his determination to promote gender equality, by among other things, ensuring that violence perpetrated on women and girls is eliminated. UN representative said, “As UN family,…

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Mutharika Condoles Victims of Dedza Road Accident

President Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika has expressed shock and sadness at the death of four college students from Mzuzu University and Mzuzu Technical College who died in Dedza on their way from Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST) in Thyolo where they went to participate in the quarterfinals of the National Bank Basketball College Tournament. According to a press statement made available to the Malawi News Agency (MANA), signed by Presidential Press Secretary, Mgeme Kalilani, the President says he and…

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FISD Challenge Cup Final on 9th December

The Football Association of Malawi (FAM) says FISD Challenge Cup Finals between Moyale Barracks and Kamuzu Barracks will be played on 9th of December at Civo Stadium, Lilongwe. Initially, the finals were slated on 2nd December at the same venue but according to FAM’s Acting Media and Competitions Manager, Casper Jangale the change will help the association to prepare for the finals. “According to our 2018 FISD Challenge Cup program we were suppose to play finals on 2nd December…

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World Bank Launches Three Major Reports on Malawi’s Economy

The World Bank Group on Wednesday launched three major reports on Malawi’s economy at the Bingu International Convention Center (BICC) in Lilongwe. Speaking during the launching ceremony, the Governor for the Reserve Bank of Malawi Dalitso Kabambe commended the World Bank’s role in the development of Malawi. He said the launching of the three reports could not have come at a better time in the wake of inflation, cash gate, weather variability followed by drought coupled with a significant…

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Malawi’s Health Ministry Geared to Contain Cholera Outbreak

Ministry of Health and Population has assured people in the country that it is fully prepared to prevent outbreaks of cholera and treat any reported case during the 2017/18 rainy season. Ministry of Health’s Spokesperson, Joshua Malango told Malawi News Agency (Mana) Thursday that all the District Health Offices (DHOs) have cholera preparedness plans in place and that they were ready to rapidly respond to an outbreak in case of occurrence. Malango disclosed that all the necessary supplies required…

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Ghetto King Fredokiss Takes Free Show to Mzuzu

Malawi artist of the year Fredokiss will on December 9 will end one of his most successful and memorable years in style by hosting another free concert. And this time around it is turn for the northern region. After hosting two big free shows in Blantyre and Lilongwe, then winning three awards at Urban Music People (UMP) and also landing the New Building Society (NBS) brand ambassador deal, the Ghetto King Kong, as is popularly known, is a young…

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A TRIBUTE TO ALIAS ALUFEYO IZEKI JOHN NYANGA – By Bob Khalifa
Izeki No More: Tributes Flood In

The way sugar-coated tributes are flowing all over, in respect of the fallen artist, John Nyanga, you would think he died a happy man. My very last visit to Izeki’s hospital ward was quite different from what i am seeing all over right now. the fallen artist lamented how he was in a state of lacking in almost every personal need, when he has helped various persons (including corporations and other companies) generate lots of millions. he even lamented…

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Blue League Congratulates Molande, Kalilani: Applauds APM For Strategic Appointments
Blue League applauds APM for appointing Molande and Kalilani

The ruling Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) youth grouping, the Blue League has applauded their patron, His Excellency President Arthur Peter Mutharika for appointing Dr Bright Molande and Mr Mgeme Kalilani as his Director of Communications and Press Secretary , respectively. In a statement on their Facebook page, the Blue League congratulated Dr Molande and Mr Kalilani in their new roles and pledged their ‘support in driving the nation towards patriotism, integrity and hard work and contributing to the development…

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APM For Decentralized Malawi
APM pauses with leaders of the Malawi Local Government Association (MALGA) at Kamuzu Palace on Tuesday

President Mutharika on Tuesday morning granted an audience to leaders of the Malawi Local Government Association (MALGA) at the Kamuzu Palace to map the way forward for the continued decentralization and democratization of the Malawi society. Speaking in his statement, President Mutharika said local governments are increasingly becoming the pinnacle of development citing that in the current financial year, government allocated MK5 billion of the Development Budget to Local Authorities. He said this is enabling councils to make their…

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