Malawi to Become Dependable Partner in COMESA- Mutharika

Malawi is doing everything possible to become a dependable partner and team player in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) region, as the member countries make progress economically, said President Professor Peter Mutharika on Wednesday in Lusaka, Zambia. He was speaking during the 20th session of the COMESA Heads of State and Government Summit in Zambia. The summit is being held under the theme: ‘COMESA, Towards Digital Economic Integration.’ The Malawian leader said as a country,…

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Mutharika Pledges More Development , launches Construction of Rumphi-Nyika-Chitipa Road

Malawi President Arthur Peter Mutharika has said he will ensure that the country develops beyond recognition with improved transport network that will facilitate the country’s economic development. Mutharika was speaking Thursday at Bolero Rural Growth Centre Ground in Rumphi when he addressed a rally after launching the 241 kilometer Rumphi-Nyika- Chitipa Road construction project. “For so long  previous governments have made  promises that they will construct this road but nothing has materialized  but today we are happy that construction…

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Mangochi-Monkey Bay Declared Mighty DPP’s Stronghold

Member of Parliament for Mangochi-Monkey Bay Constituency, Ralph Pachalo Jooma Who is also Director of Economics for the ruling mighty Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), has declared his constituency as a political ‘bedroom’ for the ruling party. Honorable Jooma made the declaration during a Political rally held at Mtakataka Turn Off in Mangochi- Monkey Bay Constituency organized by DPP’s Eastern region heavy weights, which aimed at re-welcoming Jooma into the Mighty DPP. He said People from his constituency including chiefs…

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Mutharika Opens Mzuzu-Nkhata Bay Road

President Arthur Peter Mutharika Tuesday officially opened the newly rehabilitated Mzuzu-Nkhata Bay Road which chiefs of Nkhata Bay District have proposed that it should be called Arthur Peter Mutharika Highway. Speaking at Masamba Community ground at Mpamba Trading Centre in Traditional Authority (TA) Timbiri in the district, Mutharika hailed the contractor Strabag International for constructing this road he described as “magnificent”. The President said road improvement and efficient transportation system is important for the country’s economic development. He said…

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India Assures Malawi of More Support

The Indian Government has expressed its willingness to continue supporting Malawi in various development endeavours. India’s Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Shri Chaudhary said duringthe commemorating 54thyears of Malawi’s independence which was held at Pride Plaza Hotel in New Delhi on July 6, 2018. “India will continue being a friend of Malawi and support it as it celebrates 54 years of self-rule with a hope for a bright and better future. My government will continue supporting Malawi…

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“No Distorted Political History For Malawian Children”- Mutharika

President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika (APM) says there is need for Malawian children to know true political history of their country that is not distorted. The president uttered the statement Friday during his speech at the 54th Anniversary Independence Celebrations in Mzuzu. Mutharika said it was of paramount importance for the youths to realise where they are coming from and the country’s political history for them to informed decisions and choices which can shape their future. “He who does…

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Catholics Urged to Register for them to Vote

Secretary General for the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM), Fr. Henry Saindi has urged members of the Catholic Church to register when the voter registration exercise begins in their respective areas to have an opportunity of voting in the 2019 general elections. Saindi made the appeal Sunday during a mass celebrated at St. Augustine Cathedral Parish in Mangochi. He said it was important for the Catholic faithful to participate in national activities including voter registration for them to be…

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Opposition Hails President Mutharika

Alliance for Democracy (AFORD) President, Frank Tumpale Mwenefumbo has commended President Arthur Peter Mutharika for recognizing some of the country’s freedom fighters from the North. Mwenefumbo, who is also Member of Parliament for Karonga Central, made the remarks Saturday at his Mikoma Motel in Karonga during a media press conference. During his 54th Anniversary Independence speech at Mzuzu Stadium on Friday, President Mutharika paid tribute to former political leaders such as Chakufwa Thom Chihana, Orton Ching’oli Chirwa, Lutengano Mwahimba…

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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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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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