MP Lucius Banda Hails Govt for All Weather Road in Balaka

Member of Parliament for Balaka North, Lucious Banda on Friday commended government for considering to build the Balaka – Khwisa – Bilira road which is currently under construction. Banda said people used to face challenges to travel on the road especially during the rainy season whereby mad was a big challenge. The legislator made the commendation at Makuta Primary School when Vice President Dr. Saulos Chilima donated relief items to 698 households who were affected by stormy wind on…

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Teenagers Hit by Lightning while ‘Making Love’ in Lilongwe

Two teenagers in love affair were on Monday hit by lightning in Lilongwe at around 18:00 hours, Police has  confirmed. Kanengo Police Public Relations Officer, Laban Makalani, confirmed the incident to Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Tuesday in an interview. He said the incident occurred at Mzondo Kachimbwinda Village (near Dzenza) in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Chitukula of Lilongwe District. Makalani identified the deceased as Patricia Guwe, 12, of Mzondo Kachimbwinda Village, T.A. Chitukula, Lilongwe and Anderson…

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Mutharika Pledges to Fulfill John Chilembwe’s Dreams

President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika Monday pledged that his government will introduce various development programmes towards transforming people’s social and economic status in line with the vision of Malawi’s fallen hero John Chilembwe. Mutharika made the pledge at Providence Industrial Mission (PIM) in Chiradzulu when he led Malawians in commemorating the life of Reverend Dr. John Chilembwe and others who fought for the country’s independence. The national prayers were conducted under the theme: ‘Embracing God for national transformation.” The…

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Nsanje Boma Market Vendors Evicted

Nsanje Boma Market construction works is now starting after the district council authorities have successfully evicted vendors who have been reluctant to pave way for the new market. The development comes after on Thursday last week council officials gave the vendors a two days ultimatum to go out of the market premises so that the construction works of the new market should commerce. A visit by Malawi News Agency (Mana) Tuesday saw that vendors were busy transferring their goods…

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FISD Drills Mother groups in Sanitary Pad Making

Foundation for irrigation and Sustainable Development (FISD) through Sustainable Participatory Initiative for Secondary Education Support (SPISES) project has challenged mother groups in the country to enhance their participation in activities that promote girls education. SPISES on Monday organized a one day orientation workshop to orient mother groups on menstrual hygiene management and sanitary pad making at Ngowe Community Day Secondary School in Traditional Authority(T/A) Mbwatalika in Lilongwe. SPISES Project coordinator, Chimwemwe Sibande said the aim of the workshop was…

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Road to 2019: Female Aspiring Councilors Optimistic in 2019 Elections

There is light at the end of the tunnel for aspiring women councilors in Mzimba District following the introduction of Women Empowerment for Leadership (WE4L) Project aimed at ensuring that more women are elected. Through the project, implemented by Tovwirane Organisation, the women are being drilled in communication and other skills to foster their competence to campaign effectively and win during the election. Speaking on the sidelines of one of the meetings Monday, a Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) aspiring…

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Stop Politicizing Corruption- Mutharika

Malawi President Professor Peter Mutharika has asked the opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) and unpatriotic Malawians to ‘Stop’ politicizing corruption. The Malawi leader Mutharika was speaking at Providence Industrial Mission (P.I.M) in Chiradzulu district during the commemoration of Reverend John Chilembwe who died fighting for freedom. President Mutharika said, “There is corruption in the private sector, in the judiciary, in the media and in the faith community. However, one man cannot fight corruption alone. We need to fight together….

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Mutharika Calls for Mindset Change

Malawi President Professor Peter Mutharika has called for mindset Change among Malawians for the country to transform. Mutharika made the call at Providence Industrial Mission (P.I.M) in Chiradzulu district during the commemoration of Malawi’s freedom fighter Reverend John Chilembwe. He said transformation starts with mindset change. “Let me thank you (PIM) for calling upon the nation to think about transformation of our country. Transformation begins with the renewal of our minds, “This is what the Bible tells us in…

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Inmate Brutally Killed in Kasungu Prison

The Malawi Police Service in Kasungu district are keeping in custody a 31-year-old prison warder for murdering a prisoner identified as Jonas Zinaumaleka. Kasungu Police Station Deputy Public Relations Officer, Harry Namwaza has identified the suspect as Wellos Kasakala. He said the prisoner Zinaumaleka who was serving his sentence at Kasungu Prison was taken out together with other eleven prisoners to work in the suspect’s garden. “In the course of doing the assigned work, Zinaumaleka and three other inmates…

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Customary Land Act Essential for Economic Development, Says Govt

Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Charles Msosa, said the development of the Customary Land Act is essential for the economic development of the country. He said this Friday at Golden peacock in Longwe during the stakeholders meeting on Draft Subsidiary Legislation to the Customary Land Act. Msosa observed that once the country has the act in place it would be able to attract funding for various development projects in the country. He cited…

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