Mutharika Pledges More Development , launches Construction of Rumphi-Nyika-Chitipa Road

Malawi President Arthur Peter Mutharika has said he will ensure that the country develops beyond recognition with improved transport network that will facilitate the country’s economic development. Mutharika was speaking Thursday at Bolero Rural Growth Centre Ground in Rumphi when he addressed a rally after launching the 241 kilometer Rumphi-Nyika- Chitipa Road construction project. “For so long  previous governments have made  promises that they will construct this road but nothing has materialized  but today we are happy that construction…

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Mangochi-Monkey Bay Declared Mighty DPP’s Stronghold

Member of Parliament for Mangochi-Monkey Bay Constituency, Ralph Pachalo Jooma Who is also Director of Economics for the ruling mighty Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), has declared his constituency as a political ‘bedroom’ for the ruling party. Honorable Jooma made the declaration during a Political rally held at Mtakataka Turn Off in Mangochi- Monkey Bay Constituency organized by DPP’s Eastern region heavy weights, which aimed at re-welcoming Jooma into the Mighty DPP. He said People from his constituency including chiefs…

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WeCare Enlightens HIV Positive Youth On Drug Adherence

A Lilongwe based non-governmental organisation called WeCare Youth Organisation has urged youths living with HIV to follow medical instructions for them to live healthy lives. Director of Administration for the organisation, Cydrick Jaji Banda said most youths in the country are not adhering to medical advice and instructions given by doctors due to lack of civic education. “We are encouraging these youths who are living with HIV to stick to the requirements of taking antiretroviral therapy (ART) to increase…

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Silver Strikers Out to Maintain Top Spot

Silver Strikers will be chasing the full three points as they welcome Blue Eagles in the TNM Super League when they meet at Silver Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The Bankers will want to remain on top of the log table as they currently lead with 27 points from 12 matches. Coming second is Nyasa Big Bullets with 25 points from 11 games while Be Forward Wanderers are on third slot with 21 points from 11 games. Fresh from their…

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Mutharika Opens Mzuzu-Nkhata Bay Road

President Arthur Peter Mutharika Tuesday officially opened the newly rehabilitated Mzuzu-Nkhata Bay Road which chiefs of Nkhata Bay District have proposed that it should be called Arthur Peter Mutharika Highway. Speaking at Masamba Community ground at Mpamba Trading Centre in Traditional Authority (TA) Timbiri in the district, Mutharika hailed the contractor Strabag International for constructing this road he described as “magnificent”. The President said road improvement and efficient transportation system is important for the country’s economic development. He said…

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Govt to Close ‘Briefcase’ Sports Associations

Government has warned that sports associations without permanent secretariat risk being de-registered in the country. Minister of Labour, Youth, Sports and Manpower Development, Francis Kasaila made the warning Sunday during the launch of Mpico K 35 million Gateway Mall Netball Challenge at Mponela Police ground in Dowa. He said by law all the Sports Associations in the country are required to have permanent secretariats for their operation and not operating from residential areas. “We want to do away with…

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India Assures Malawi of More Support

The Indian Government has expressed its willingness to continue supporting Malawi in various development endeavours. India’s Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Shri Chaudhary said duringthe commemorating 54thyears of Malawi’s independence which was held at Pride Plaza Hotel in New Delhi on July 6, 2018. “India will continue being a friend of Malawi and support it as it celebrates 54 years of self-rule with a hope for a bright and better future. My government will continue supporting Malawi…

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AFORD Advocates for Total Decentralization of Power to Councils

Alliance for Democracy (AFORD) President, Frank Tumpale Mwenefumbo has called on government to fully decentralize power to councils as a lasting solution to mismanagement of public funds. Mwenefumbo told journalists Saturday at Mikoma Lodge that the delay by government to fully decentralize its powers to local authorities is one of the factors fueling mismanagement of development funds as councilors are partially involved in running the affairs of the councils. He said as AFORD Party President, he will continue to…

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Female Parliamentarians for Increased Budgetary Allocation for Queens

Parliamentary Women Caucus has asked the government to consider increasing budgetary allocation for Malawi national netball team the Queens for them to perform better in international competitions. Chairperson for the Caucus, Jessie Kabwila made the appeal on Sunday during the launch of the 2018 Mpico Gateway Mall Netball Challenge at Police ground in Mponela, Dowa. She said it was disheartening to note that despite registering a number of success stories on global scene, the Queens are still subjected to…

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“No Distorted Political History For Malawian Children”- Mutharika

President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika (APM) says there is need for Malawian children to know true political history of their country that is not distorted. The president uttered the statement Friday during his speech at the 54th Anniversary Independence Celebrations in Mzuzu. Mutharika said it was of paramount importance for the youths to realise where they are coming from and the country’s political history for them to informed decisions and choices which can shape their future. “He who does…

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