India Pledges More Support to Malawi

Malawi is expected to continue benefiting through development projects from the Government of the Republic of India as a result of long- lived cordial bilateral ties between the two governments. During his visit to Malawi, the Indian Vice President, Shri Venkaiah Naidu, announced this at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe on Monday where he held talks with President Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika. “We have all things that we can donate to Kamuzu Central Hospital such as a machine on cancer-…

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Senior Chief Kapeni Endorses Mutharika

Senior Chief Kapeni of Blantyre has endorsed President Prof.  Peter Mutharika as the best candidate in the forthcoming General Elections slated for May 21, 2019. He made the endorsement on Sunday during a Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) rally at Nyambadwe ground addressed by the DPP’s Vice President for the Southern Region, Kondwani Nankhumwa under the theme: Judgment Day. “There is no President in this country that has developed the country to this level other than President Mutharika. He has…

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DPP Veep Nankhumwa Invade Ndix ‘Ghetto”

Mighty Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Vice President for the Southern Region, Kondwani Nankhumwa will today Sunday, 04 November hold a political rally at Nyambadwe Primary School Ground in Ndirande Township, Blantyre. Nankhumwa who is also Minister responsible for Local Government and Rural Development will address thousands of Mighty DPP supporters together with Party’s  Region’s Governor for the south Charles Mchacha. This will be the third rally in Blantyre alone within the space of two months after Bangwe and Mpemba,…

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India Veep Visits Malawi

The Indian Vice President, Venkaiah Naidu, will arrive in the country through Kamuzu International Airport on Sunday, 4th November, 2018. At 17:45 hours he will sign visitor’s book at Lilongwe City Council Civic Offices. At 1900 hrs he will meet Indian nationals at the Bingu International Convention Centre (BICC.) On 5th November, there will be Malawi-India bilateral meetings from 9:00 hrs at the BICC. From 10:30 hrs there will be signing of MOUs, unveiling of plagues and a presentation…

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Nkhotakota Minibus Owners Abandon Bus Depot

Nkhotakota District Council is losing revenue following a decision by minibus owners in the district to abandon its bus depot in protest of a court decision to release a taxi which was impounded for picking customers in undesignated points. The boycott started on October 23, 2018 when Nkhotakota Minibus Owners Association ordered all passenger carrying vehicles operating along M5 lake shore Salima-Nkhatabay road to stop using the bus depot. Secretary for the Association, Rasheed Ausi said a taxi Probox…

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MIJ Plans to Train Students in Public Speaking

The Malawi Institute of Journalism (MIJ) has announced that it will start hosting national public speaking competition for students at the institution next year with the aim of shaping them in reputable public speakers. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Thursday, MIJ Acting Media Training Manager, Mercy Manja said the institution is set for national public speaking competition which will be held annually. “Currently, this is being done in all the three campuses which are Mzuzu,…

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Early Planting Remedy to Fall Army worms

The Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services (DCCMS) has tipped farmers in Mchinji District to go for early planting to avert the effect of fall army worms which were severe last growing season (2017/18). Speaking on Thursday during the 2018/2019 seasonal forecast meeting for the district, DCCMS Farm Services Coordinator, Frank Masankha said the fall armyworms usually emerge when there are dry spells, which is what is expected between March 30 and April 24 in the 2018/2019 farming…

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Customary Land Committee Elections Flouting Regulations

Elections for the Customary Land Committees which are being held in the three districts piloting the implementation of the Customary Land Act are said to be flouting laws meant to govern such structures, Malawi News Agency (Mana) has independently confirmed. An example of such irregularity is the election held on Thursday in the area of Group Village Headman (GVH) Maone in Traditional Authority (TA) Nazombe in Phalombe where a wife and a brother to the Traditional leader were allowed…

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UK, Malawi Volunteers Take Sexual, Reproductive Health to Mzuzu

A team of United Kingdom (UK) and Malawi volunteers has embarked on sexual and reproductive health programme in Mzuzu City and Ekwendeni. The 46 volunteers are working under Globe Hope Mobilization (GLOHOMO) with the help from United Kingdom (UK) Aid. Speaking Thursday when he introduced the campaign to Mzuzu City Council Executive Committee, GLOHOMO’s Executive Director Caleb Thole said the volunteers intend to reach out to many youths in through the programme. “Currently, we are targeting Community Based Organizations…

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Malawi Will Never Forget MDF Tragedy-Mutharika

President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has said the Malawi nation will never forget the 22 Malawi Defence Force (MDF) soldiers who died in a tragic road accident on November 2, 2017 at Mapanjira in Mzimba District. The President made the remarks on Friday during the MDF Memorial Service at Kamuzu Barracks Parade Square in Lilongwe. “One year ago, we met here to bury 22 soldiers who lost their lives while on duty, today we have met here again to…

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