Let’s Serve Malawi with Every Ability, Innovation – Mutharika

President Professor Peter Mutharika has asked people of this country to serve the nation with every ability and innovation they can afford. Mutharika made the remarks Saturday in Lilongwe at Kamuzu Palace during the 2017 Malawi Broadcasting Cooperation (MBC) Innovation Awards event. He said, “Our spirit of innovation is what will change this country. It is inspiring to see that Malawi has many people who are innovative. “It is our duty to honour them; encourage them and inspire them,”…

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MBC Awards Ten Innovators; ‘You Continue to Inspire the Nation’

Malawi Broadcasting Cooperation (MBC) on Friday awarded 10 innovators in 10 categories marking a mile stone in MBC’s quest to serve a nation as public broadcaster. The award categories included; agriculture, environment, health, small scale entrepreneurship, education, art and culture, science and technology, large scale entrepreneurship, people living with disabilities and sports. Each awardee received a trophy, certificate and K1 million cash from MBC, and an offer of a month long foreign trip to China as one way of…

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Our Goal is to Reduce Preventable Deaths, Says Mutharika

Malawi’s President Professor, Arthur Peter Mutharika on Thursday reaffirmed his government’s commitment to reduce the number of preventable deaths in the country. Mutharika said the country is making illustrative progress in eradicating AIDS and towards the 90-90-90 targets with more than 70 percent of people living with AIDS now know their status, over 66 percent of people living with HIV on treatment and over 59 percent people living with HIV with their viral load suppressed. Mutharika was speaking during…

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‘I Have the Welfare of Police Officers at Heart’ -APM

Malawi President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika on Monday assured police officers that he has their welfare at heart so that they can execute their duties with utmost comfort. The president was speaking Monday when he presided over the official handover ceremony of 100 police vehicles from the Chinese Government at Police Headquarters in area 30- Lilongwe. Mutharika said his concern of how police officers execute their duties is what prompted him to ask for vehicles from the Chinese Government…

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Chinese Govt Hands Over 100 Vehicles to Malawi

It was all joy and smiles at National Police headquarters in Area 30, Lilongwe on Monday when the Chinese government officially handed over 100 vehicles to Malawi Police Service through the Malawi government. State President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, who is also Commander-in-Chief of the Malawi Police Service presided the handing over ceremony. The vehicles, all white in colour, draped the Area 30 parade ground to the sight of a delightful audience. The new vehicles comprise of two buses,…

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President Mutharika Stands Firm Against Exploitation of Farmers

President Peter Mutharika says his government will end the malpractice of exploiting farmers which he said is happening due to informal exports of agricultural commodities. He made the remarks Wednesday in Lilongwe during his visit to the Auction Holdings Commodity Exchange (AHCX), which facilitates domestic and international trade, mainly grains and legumes under the concept of warehouse receipt. The president wanted to familiarize himself with what exactly happens on this structured market and facilities that are there to service…

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Malawi Lauded Over national IDs Project

Malawi government has been applauded for implementing a biometric national identity cards project. A local human rights media organization, Centre for Solutions Journalism (CSJ) has said the issuance of national IDs to 9 million eligible citizens is a great milestone. “We would like to congratulate the government and its development partners for a job well done. Offering Malawians national identity cards is a milestone,” CSJ Executive Director Brian Ligomeka said this in an interview with Mana Monday in Lilongwe….

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Mutharika Extends Festive Holidays for Civil Servants

President Prof. Peter Mutharika, who is also Minister responsible for the Public Service, has granted this year’s days between 27 to 29 December as public holidays for civil servants. According to a statement signed by, Chief Secretary to Government, Lloyd Muhara, the holiday extension means that civil servants will wind up officials duties on 22 December 2017 and resume on 2 January, 2018. Reads part of the statement: “The granting of the public holidays for the said extended period…

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Over 9 Million Malawians Register for National IDs; ‘Registration to Continue’-APM

President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika announced Thursday that over 9 million Malawians have registered during the national identity registration exercises which took place from May to October this year. Speaking during the official announcement of mass registration statistics and handing over of registration campaign and operations to the Malawi Government at the Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe, Mutharika said this figure is a 100 percent representation against the initial targeted population. The exact figure of Malawians who have registered stands…

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Malawi Commemorates International Day of Peace; ‘We Value Peace’

President Arthur Peter Mutharika Wednesday led Malawians in commemorating the International Day of Peace and the launch of the National Peace policy at the Bingu International Convention Center (BICC) in Lilongwe. Commemorated under the theme ‘Together for peace; respect, safety and dignity for all’ the day highlighted the need to embrace diversity a pre-requisite for promoting peace, create space for launching, disseminating and publicizing the National Peace Policy and to showcase Malawi’s rich cultural diversity. Delivering his speech before…

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