Voter’s Registration Moves at Snail’s Pace

Progress of voter registration in Kasungu has worried monitors and stakeholders as fewer people have registered as compared to those who had registered around the same period (first half) in 2014 elections. This was disclosed when Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) and United Nations (UN) officials paid a visit to a number of registration centres of Kasungu Central and South East. In their remarks, Malawi Congress Party’s (MCP) and Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) registration monitors at Mtunthama registration centre, Harry…

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Blue Eagles to Fly High in Malawi’s Top Flight League

This year’s Airtel Top 8 Cup Champions, Blue Eagles have said they will maintain their top form in the Telekom Network Malawi (TNM) Super League this season and in the cups to come within the season. Speaking in an interview on teams going into a low form in league and cup matches after winning the cup, the Airtel Top 8 Champions Head Coach, Dereck Nsakakuona told Malawi News Agency on Thursday that the team had plans this season to…

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Mutharika Pays Tribute to Former Leaders

President Arthur Peter Mutharika Friday paid tribute to former Malawi leaders saying the country is on the right path of development because the previous governments laid foundation through the specific roles they played. Mutharika was speaking in Mzuzu during the 54th Independence Celebration’s at Mzuzu Stadium that were characterized by military displays, traditional dances and a football match. “We are making progress worth celebrating and we need to pay tribute to the past leaders. “Kamuzu Banda was the father…

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Clergy Calls For Malawians to Foster On Development

The Malawian clergy have asked Malawians to be patriotic to ensure meaningful development of the country. The clergy made the call Friday at this year’s 54th Independence National Service of Worship held at Mzuzu State Lodge where President Peter Mutharika who was in attendance read from Psalms 33 Vs 12- 15. Livingstonia Synod Moderator for Church of Central Africa Presbytery, Reverend John Gondwe said time has come for Malawians to embrace sense of patriotism at all cost for the…

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Red Cross Society Bails out Kakoma CDSS

Malawi Red Cross Society (MRCS) has constructed a K20 million girls’ hostel at Kakoma Community Day Secondary School under Senior Chief Chapananga in Chikwawa District which will accommodate over 100 girl learners. Once completed, the structure will be a relief to most students who come from very far places to access education at the institution. Speaking to Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Tuesday, one of the students, a form four Zione Mbandambanda said the current structure, which students are…

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Malawian Man Turns Down Trip to World Cup Finals

Air ticket winner in Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM) Zampira Promotion to watch World Cup finals in Russia has turned down the privilege on health grounds and has offered the opportunity to his brother in-law and Paramount Chief M’mbelwa. Maston Gondwe said in an interview Wednesday a few minutes before the air ticket presentation ceremony that he was happy and excited to have won the trip to Russia would not travel. “I am very excited; but this has come while…

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Operation Landslide: Mutharika Assures Northerners of Development Projects

President Peter Mutharika has promised to fulfill a number of development projects in the North to uplift the welfare of the people in the region. Mutharika was speaking Thursday when he addressed a multitude of people at Katoto Roundabout on his arrival in Mzuzu where he is expected to preside over the 54th Anniversary of Malawi’s Independence celebrations. He said while in the region he would officially open Mzuzu- Nkhata Bay M5 Road, lay foundation stones for Bolero- Chitipa…

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Mota-Engil Trebles Works on Liwonde-Mangochi Road

Mota-Engil, the Portuguese contractor working on the rehabilitation of the Liwonde-Mangochi Road, has trebled works on the rehabilitation of the Liwonde-Mangochi Road to beat the target. Mota-Engil Public Relations Officer, Thomas Chafunya told Mana in an interview on Monday that the rehabilitation of the road was progressing tremendously and that about 35km of the road had already been completed with Asphalt concrete finish. Chafunya said 60 percent of the works in constructing 106 curvets and two bridges on the…

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MACOHA Trains 40 People in Care of Children With Disabilities

Malawi Council for the Handicapped (MACOHA) has trained 40caregiversfrom some community-based child care centres (CBCC) in Nkhata Bay district on how to take care of children with disabilities. MACOHA District Rehabilitation Officer for Nkhata Bay District,Matatiyo Chirambo told Malawi News Agency that most children with disabilities face challenges in CBCCs due lack of skills in caring for such children by caregivers. He said some CBCCs avoid enrolling children with disabilities by saying that they do not have skilled staff…

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Jesus Worship Church in Independence’ Commemoration Prayers

The Jesus Worship Church is holding freedom prayers as part of this year’s national independence celebrations with a focus on praying for healing of the country. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana), administrator for the Church Elia Liphale said the church has a responsibility of praying for the end of challenges the country is facing. “As a church, we thought it wise to hold these prayers before the much significant Independence celebrations considering that Malawi as…

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