It’s Perfect Time to Invest in Energy Sector, Mutharika Tips Investors

Malawi President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has said his administration is ready to accommodate serious investment in the energy sector to meet the existing electricity demand. Mutharika made the remarks on Wednesday during the official handover and commissioning of upgraded Nkula A. Hydropower Plant in Neno District. Mutharika said for over 50 years, Malawi has not seriously invested in the energy sector to increase generation capacity and meet the people’s demand for electricity. He said it was for this…

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First Lady Calls for Unity in Ending Child Marriages

The country’sFirst Lady Gertrude Mutharika says there must be collective efforts among stakeholders to ensure that child marriages are eliminated in the country. She said this during the official launch of a five year ‘End Child Marriage’ campaign by World Vision Malawi (WVM) at Kam’mwamba in Neno District. Mutharika said the prevalence of child marriages is high in Malawi, hence the need to join hands to make sure that children stay in schools and not in early marriages. “It…

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Open letter to Virginia Palmer: we are not gays in Malawi
Virginia Palmer: US Ambassador to Malawi

I pray this letter finds you in good health. Virginia Palmer, we have been disappointed and highly offended by your meddling in our country’s affairs. We still do not understand why you Americans, being civilized as you claim to be, will spend your energy telling us which part of our own constitution we must or must not follow. A country’s constitution is worked upon by citizens of the country and it is always according to their own set values….

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US Ambassador outlines plans for Malawi

United States of America (USA) Ambassador to Malawi, Virginia Palmer has pledged to advance relations between Washington and Lilongwe through programs in health, education and electrification. She made the pledge Thursday evening at Ryalls Hotel in Blantyre where she interacted with Blantyre based journalists. “Malawi and the United States share a strong partnership based on mutual respect that I will advance through programs in health, education and electrification. I also strongly advocate the empowerment of women and young people,”…

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US Pledges More Support to Malawi

United States of America Ambassador to Malawi, Virginia Palmer on Monday pledged continued support of her government to Malawi. Palmer made the remarks as she visited some development activities funded by the USA Government in Chikwawa. “I presented letters of credence to President Peter Muntharika on Friday and this is my first visit outside Lilongwe, and I decided to see for myself development projects being funded by the USA government,” explained Palmer. Palmer visited St Mathews Primary School where…

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