Albino Abduction Case Enters Crucial Stage

The State on Thursday closed prosecution of the case of a boy with albinism who went missing in May last year, 2017 after parading its last witness who is a Detective Sub-Inspector Duncan Gama. The boy, Mayeso Isaac, 9, went missing in Mozambique where he went to visit his grandmother and three people Thomas Petro, Christopher Mbeta and Benson Chitokoto were arrested in connection with the missing of the boy. The court has since set November 7, 2018 as…

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Mozambican Arrested for Attempting to Register in Malawi

Police in Mulanje have arrested a 25 – year – old Mozambican National identified as Paul Daniel and his Malawian counterpart Maxwell John for allegedly giving false information to officers during voter registration. The arrest comes barely a week after Mulanje Assistant District Registrar (ADR) Wellington Karambo advised monitors to be vigilant as Mozambicans would want to take advantage of the loopholes in the ongoing voter registration to acquire the Malawi National Identity (ID) Card. Mulanje Police Station Public…

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Road to 2019: Chiefs Aiding Foreigners to Register

Foreigners especially from Mozambique are said to be taking advantage of the ongoing voter registration in Mulanje to acquire the Malawian National Identification (ID) card. This has been observed especially in Mulanje South East constituency which borders Mozambique. It is alleged that some chiefs in the bordering areas are aiding Mozambicans to access the ID card by issuing them letters at a fee to present at registration centers. Assistant District Registrar for the National Registration Bureau, Winston Kalambo confirmed…

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Mozambican Herbalist Arrested for Administering Poisonous Herbs

Police in Lilongwe have arrested a 65- year-old herbalist for allegedly administering poisonous herbs to a 60- year-old woman. The deceased is identified as Teleza Kanthiti Samson, of Chingombe Village, Traditional Authority Chilooko in Ntchisi District. The deceased was suffering from piles and on September 1, 2018, she went to seek traditional medicine from the herbalist by the name Patrick Wilitage at Chinsapo 2 in Lilongwe. According to Lilongwe Police Public Relations Officer, Kingsley Dandaula, after hearing of the…

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Govt for Peaceful Malawi-Mozambique Boundary Re-Affirmation

Malawi Government has appealed for a peaceful boundary re-affirmation exercise between Malawi and Mozambique, saying despite the imaginary borderline that separates the two countries, Malawians and Mozambicans remain one. Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Anna Kachikho, made the appeal on Thursday at Nkopola Holiday Resort in Mangochi when she opened a three-day meeting by senior government officials from the two countries aimed at reviewing the boundary re-demarcation exercise and setting terms of reference for the same. The…

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Malawi, Mozambique to Curb Border Crimes

Governments of Malawi and Mozambique have agreed to establish committees in the border areas of Mangochi and along the Ruo River in Mulanje to amicably resolve border issues that ensue so often. The resolution was made Tuesday during the 11th session of Mozambique and Malawi Joint Permanent Commission on Defence and Security (JPCDS) held in Mangochi this week. Malawi’s Minister of Home Affairs and Internal Security, Cecilia Chazama, told journalists that the committees would also be dealing with border…

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