Pictorial Focus: Mutharika Accord Heroic Welcome to Fallen Soldiers

President Peter Mutharika who is also Commander-in-Chief of the Malawi Defense Force (MDF) on Wednesday led Malawians  in welcoming bodies of Malawi Defence Force (MDF) soldiers who were killed in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The remains  six soldiers who were killed on Thursday during a rebel attack by militia group in DRC’s mineral-rich area in the east arrived in the country through Kamuzu International Airport in the capital Lilongwe. The six soldiers, who were killed by labels during…

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Mutharika Taking Measures to Reduce Prison Congestion, Pardons160 prisoners

Malawi President Professor Peter Arthur Mutharika has pardoned 160 Prisoners from various prisons across the country. Minister of Information and Communications Technology, Henry Mussa said the President pardoned the prisoners in exercising his powers rendering to the Constitution of Malawi. He said Article VIII, Section 89, of the Malawi Constitution states that, the President in consultation with an advisory committee may pardon convicted offenders. “It is within the constitution that the President can make such decision with no specifications…

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Mutharika Continues to Empower Women: Rosemary Kanyuka to Head Law Commission

Malawi President Professor Peter Mutharika on Monday appointed Rosemary Kanyuka as Law Commissioner who until her appointment was serving as Director for Reserve Bank of Malawi. According to a statement made available to Maravi Express signed by Chief Secretary to the government Llyod Muhara the appointment was with immediate effect from Tuesday, 19 November 2018. “His Excellency Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, President of the Republic of Malawi, has, persuant to section 133(a) of the Constitution appointed Ms. Rosemary Kumitsonyo-Kanyuka…

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Mutharika Assures of More Development

 President Peter Mutharika has re-assured Malawians that he will not be discouraged by negative talks by opposition parties rather he will continue to champion development projects that will improve livelihoods for Malawians. He made the re-assurance Sunday during a stop-over at Chintheche Trading Center in Nkhata Bay District on his way to Lilongwe from Mzuzu where he was attending to some official engagements since Thursday. Mutharika who said that he puts to heart issues which affect Malawians disclosed that…

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Japan Calls For Peaceful Tripartite Elections

Japanese Ambassador to Malawi, Kae Yanagisawa has called on Malawians to ensure that the forthcoming tripartite elections to be held on May 21, 2019 are free and fair without violent scenes. The Ambassador made the appeal on Thursday during the commemoration of 85th Birthday of His Majesty Emperor Akihito of Japan at the Ambassador’s official residence in Lilongwe. In her speech, Kae Yanagisawa asked all election stakeholders including political parties, media, electoral commission and voters to work together for…

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DPP to Construct Two Roads in Nkhata Bay

President Professor Peter Mutharika has assured people of Nkhata Bay that Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) administration will soon construct Mpamba-Chikwina-Manyenyezi- Usisya Road Chintheche-Chikangawa Road to improve road network in the district and the country as a whole. Mutharika was speaking Sunday when he addressed a rally at Chintheche in Nkhata Bay on his way from Mzuzu to Lilongwe. He said Chintheche-Chikangawa Road is currently being designed whilst Mpamba-Chikwina-Manyenyezi- Usisya Road is on tendering stage and that construction is expected…

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Mutharika to Support Private Universities, Preside Over University of Livingstonia Gara

Malawi President Professor Peter Mutharika, has assured churches and faith groups of government’s commitment towards supporting private universities. The President was speaking Saturday at Mzuzu Stadium when he presided over the 12th congregation graduation ceremony of the University of Livingstonia (Unilia) which is under the CCAP Synod of Livingstonia. He commended CCAP Synod of Livingstonia, management and faculty members of Unilia for making the university a reality as cemented by the graduation ceremony. Mutharika said the graduation ceremony is…

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Mutharika Warns UTM

President Arthur Peter Mutharika has expressed concern over the tendency by the leadership and followers of United Transformation Movement (UTM) for insulting his government during their political functions. He was speaking Thursday in Mzuzu to hundreds of people who gathered at Katoto Round About to welcome him to the Northern Region where he is expected to preside over the 12th University of Livingstonia Graduation Ceremony on Saturday where 399 graduates will be accorded with bachelors and masters degrees. He…

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Wa Jeffrey Wins Primaries Unopposed

Mighty Democratic Progressive Party parliamentarian for Nkhotakota South constituency who is also Secretary General for the party, Griselda Jeffrey, has called on all party followers to exercise Peace during party primaries being conducted in various districts of the country. The call comes following her victory on the party parliamentary primaries held at Nkhotakota LEA School on Saturday. Speaking in an interview after the caucus, Jeffrey said she is grateful to the people in her constituency for giving her a…

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Mutharika Outlines Development Projects for Kasungu

President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika on Thursday brought exciting news to people of Kasungu when he announced a new hospital project to be done in the district. The President who stopped over at Kasungu town on his way to Mzuzu also touched on security by promising a new police station for the district. Speaking to multitudes that gathered to welcome him, Mutharika outlined major developments that his government has done and also promised to continue delivering more. The President…

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