Access to Information: Govt to Introduce Newspaper in March

In a bid to create a well informed and effective nation, government through the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology is set to introduce a government newspaper. Speaking during a familiarization tour to Regional Information Offices in the South, Minister of Information, Henry Mussa said it is high time government had a competitive newspaper so that Malawians should have access to reliable information on various public policies and programmes. “It is sad that in present day, people in the…

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Dausi Cheers Victims Of Chilembwe Day Accident

Minister of Homeland Security, Nicholas Dausi has commended Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) staff for the good medical care rendered to those injured on their way to John Chilembwe memorial service on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. President Professor Peter Mutharika announced during the memorial service at Providence Industrial Mission (PIM) that four people had died when a motor vehicle they were travelling in to attend John Chilembwe Day commemorations in Chiradzulu overturned Dausi who was accompanied by his deputy, Charles…

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Muluzi Happy With Cancer Centre Progress

Minister of Health, Housing and Population Atupele Muluzi on Thursday visited the newly built cancer centre at Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH) to appreciate the progress. Speaking to Malawi News Agency after touring the facility, the minister said he was happy with progress of the construction of the cancer centre. “I must say as a ministry of health, we are happy with how the work is being done here at the cancer centre and by the end of this year,…

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Youth urged to Resist Political Violence

Presidential Advisor on Youth Affairs, Vuwa Kaunda has urged the youth in Mzimba District to desist from being used as weapons of terror during political campaign meetings. Kaunda made the call during an awareness campaign meeting on gender based violence (GBV) held at Manyamula Community Ground, in Mzimba District. He said there were growing tendencies by failed politicians to hire innocent youths to instigate violence during political meetings, a development he said was detrimental to the future of the…

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Stop Insulting President Mutharika- Govt

Malawi government has emphasized the need for Malawians to respect laws governing the country as it inches close to the 2019 Tripartite Elections. Minister of Information and Communications Technology, Henry Mussa made the call on Monday at the Central Office of Information in Blantyre during a press briefing aimed at drawing the public attention to section 4 of the Protected Flags, Emblems and Names Act. “Of late government has noted with concern criticism from some quarters suggesting that those…

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Mutharika Asks Malawians to be Industrious

Malawi President Professor Peter Mutharika has advised people in the country to be industrious to embrace John Chilembwe’s spirit of hard work. Speaking on Tuesday at Providence Industrial Mission (PIM) in Chiradzulu during Chilembwes memorial service, Mutharika said government has undertaken different infrastructural developments such as the construction of the Aida Chilembwe Community Technical College to impart skills to the youth to groom them into productive citizens. “John Chilembwe was a man of integrity and a hard worker. My…

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Zodiak’s Kazako Hails Mutharika for Promoting Media Freedom

Zodiak Broadcasting Station (ZBS) Managing Director Gospel Kazako, has praised President Professor Peter Mutharika  for the prevailing media freedom in the country. Kazako was speaking Friday at ZBS in Lilongwe when Minister of Information and Communications Technology, Henry Mussa, visited the station. “There is considerable amount of media freedom in Malawi. Comparing with other countries, we are better, ”  said Kazako. He said previous media freedom indices excluding 2018 have given Malawi a positive rate. He also urged journalists…

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Germany to invest in Bio-Energy

The Government of Germany is considering starting a new cooperation with Malawi Government in the field of Bioenergy in order to boost the country’s energy sector. German Federal Minister of Economic Corporation and Development, Dr Gerd Muller said this at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe on Monday in an audience with President Prof Arthur Peter Mutharika. The remarks come amidst Mutharika’s acknowledgement of the country’s challenges in the energy sector. Muller said there is need for Germany and Malawi governments…

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Chiwanja Cha Yao Launched, Mutharika Calls For Unity Of Purpose

President Prof. Peter Mutharika has called for unity of purpose in the country among all cultural groupings, saying only united state progresses. He was speaking on Sunday during the launch of Chiwanja Cha a Yao at M’manga Primary School ground in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Nsamala in Balaka. Mutharika said people should appreciate the importance of peaceful co-existence among people of different cultural backgrounds. He said his government is keen to promote all cultures adding that there…

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DPP Assures Likoma of More Development Projects

The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has vowed to champion continued development projects to the people of Likoma and Chizumulu Islands if the Islanders will vote for the party into power in the upcoming 21 May tripartite elections this year. The regional governor for DPP in the north Kenneth Sanga made the remarks at Likoma Community Hall on Friday in the area of Traditional Authority (T/A) Mkumpha 3 where the party held a rally to recommend its aspirants who…

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