Mutharika Leaves Friday for UNGA

President Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika leaves Friday for the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York in the United States of America. Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Emmanuel Fabiano, disclosed this at a press briefing Tuesday morning at Capital Hill in Lilongwe. Fabiano said the President will be accompanied by Six Cabinet Ministers from Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare (Dr. Jean Kalilani); Health and Population (Atupele Muluzi); Labour, Youth, Sports and Manpower Development…

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Community Technical Colleges Start Posting Positive Results

Construction of community technical colleges across the country, a brain child of President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, has started to bring tangible fruits three years down from the program’s introduction. Speaking on Friday during a phone interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana), Deputy Principal for Kapondo Community Technical College in Mchinji, Bruce Makwirimba, said outgoing level two trainees have already created jobs for others living true to the objective of the initiative. “The beauty with such establishments is that…

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Mutharika Calls for Party Discipline

President Prof Arthur Peter Mutharika has called upon Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) officials and members to be disciplined by being the first people to respect the laws of the country by exercising fiscal discipline in handling party finances. Mutharika made the call at Kamuzu Palace on Friday at a DPP national fundraising dinner dubbed the Blue Night. He urged the party to desist from abusing the party’s property but rather own it by taking care of its property. “I…

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Mutharika’s Development Ambition Manifested In The Constriction Of Liwonde Bridge

President Peter Mutharika says the construction of state-of-the-art Liwonde Bridge is a manifestation of his government commitment to improve the road network in the country. Mutharika said this on Friday at both Liwonde Bridge and Mangochi turn off during a whistle stop tour from Blantyre to Mangochi. “This bridge is one of the many projects my government is doing. We are also constructing secondary schools, technical colleges and roads,” he said. The president urged the people to go and…

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DPP Government For Continued Development-Mutharika

President Peter Mutharika has assured people of Zomba of continued development that will promote peoples livelihoods in the district. The state president made the assurance on Friday at the heart of Zomba City on his way to Lilongwe from Blantyre via Mangochi. Upon hearing of the President’s plans to pass through the country’s old capital city, a large crowd of Malawians waited for him at Peoples Shop in the city where they drummed support for the ruling Democratic Progressive…

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Lozani Zanu: Chileka Dual-Carriage Road Registers Good Progress

Construction works for the 16 Km dual carriage road from Clock Tower in Blantyre Central District to Chileka Airport is at an advanced stage and Blantyre city council (BCC) has expressed satisfaction over the work done so far. President Arthur Peter Mutharika commissioned the project on 10th February, 2018. The actual construction works of the first phase started in February and is expected to be completed early next year. Speaking Thursday in a telephone interview, BCC Public Relations Manager,…

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Catholic Bishops Rebuffs Chilima

Catholics bishops in Malawi have reiterated their stand that they will not support or endorse any particular politician or political party for the forthcoming elections next year. The bishops have made their stand in a statement released Thursday by the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM). They said they released the statement after reflecting on some developments taking place in the country in the run up to the 2019 tripartite elections. “Just as we stated in our June, 2018 statement,…

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Technical Skills Crucial to National Development- Mutharika

President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has reiterated that technical skills development remains crucial to the development of the country. Mutharika was speaking on Thursday when he opened Aida Chilembwe Community Technical College at Providence Industrial Mission (PIM) in Chiradzulu. The president said there is no country which has developed without people with different skills including technical and vocational. “There is no country in the world which can develop without people who have skills. The opening of community technical colleges…

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Mutharika Registers to Vote

Malawi President  Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, who is also Mighty Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Presidential candidate has registered to vote in the May 2019 Tripartite Elections in his home village of Goliati in Thyolo. Speaking to the media after the exercise on Thursday, President Mutharika encouraged all Malawians to continue registering in large numbers so that they should participate in the voting exercise in 2019. Mutharika  said registering to vote is one vital step towards ensuring that one is…

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Internship Programme to Reduce Youth Exposure to Risky Behaviors

A Youth Organization in Machinga has applauded government for the internship program it has introduced, saying it would help to reduce exposure of the youth to risk behaviors. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Wednesday, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer for Liwonde based Youth Impact Organization, Mwiza Muwalo said the move by government is a milestone as most youth lacks a platform to showcase their capabilities. “We hear Companies and NGO’s when they are advertising for job,…

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