Rab Processors dispels negative reports of harsh treatment of staff

  By Duncan Mlanjira A staff member at Rab Processors, Vincent Chiphwanya, was found dead in the early hours of Wednesday morning having committed suicide through hanging and immediately the news went viral on social media, accusing the company of harsh treatment to its staff. But Rab Processors management, while being first at pains not to divulge more information in respect of the soul of deceased, said it is unfortunate that the issue is being brought out of proportion…

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DODMA urges flood affected communities to plant more trees

  By Collings Kalivute, MANA The Department of Disaster and Management Affairs (DODMA) has urged people in the country to plant more trees during this rainy season as one way of preventing disasters in the near future. Speaking in Ntcheu last Sunday after DODMA officials visited flood affected households in the area of Group Village Headman Phanga, Deputy Director for Response and Recovery Dyce Nkhoma said the Department is concerned with the extent of disasters that have affected many…

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Gaba on fire Mhango as Pirates thrash Polokwane

  By SuperSport.com Gabadinho Mhango had a game of his life on Tuesday when he completed his hat-trick in the first 36 minutes as Orlando Pirates beat Polokwane City 4-1 in an Absa Premiership match at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane. The first from 27-year-old player from Chiwembe in Karonga, was just a classic one — he received a pass on the blind side of the defenders, faced two markers and unleashed an unexpected a curling effort in…

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Solskjaer berates Man Utd for ‘worst’ half of the season in derby loss

  By SuperSport.com Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has labelled his side’s first-half performance in Tuesday’s League Cup semifinal, first leg defeat their worst display of the season. Despite starting the game without a recognised striker, holders Man City outclassed United in a 3-1 victory at Old Trafford, scoring all three goals in a 21-minute first half blitz. The performance led the Norwegian to question his squad’s mental attitude, saying the players needed to learn to spur themselves…

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Sadio Mane, Oshoala named 2019 African Footballers at CAF Awards

  By CAFonline Senegal and Liverpool forward Sadio Mane, together with Nigeria and Barcelona star Asisat Oshoala were crowned as African Player of the Year and African Women’s Player of the Year at the 2019 CAF Awards held at the Albatros Citadel Sahl Hasheesh Resort in Hurghada, Egypt. The 28th edition of the CAF Awards celebrated African footballers and officials who distinguished themselves during the 2019 season. Mane was crowned the African Player of the Year, polling 477 votes…

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US denies visa for Iranian Foreign Minister to attend UN Security Council meeting in New York

  By Ryan Fahey, Mailonline The US administration has denied a visa to allow Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to attend a UN Security Council meeting in New York on Thursday, a US official said. The Iranian Mission to the UN said they “have not received any official communication” on the status of Zarif’s visa despite him having requested it weeks ago. Zarif is looking to use the meeting to condemn last Friday’s attack on Qassem Soleimani in…

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UTM declines to meet with EU’s May 21 elections observers

  By Duncan Mlanjira UTM Party President Saulos Klaus Chilima has declined to meet with the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU-EOM), which is expected to arrive in the country on Wednesday January 9 , saying the election report they are to present is ill timed. The EU-EOM is expected to issue a fresh report on the May 21 tripartite elections but Chilima says he finds it most inappropriate that the Mission seeks to present a report on a…

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President Mutharika delegates Cabinet Ministers to honour funeral services of 3 prominent Malawians

  By Duncan Mlanjira President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has delegated three Cabinet Ministers to honour the funeral services of prominent Malawians — former Acting Inspector General of Police, Paul Kanyama; Deputy Vice Chancellor of Mzuzu University, Professor Fred Msiska and Flora Kafuwa, wife to Lieutenant General Clement Kafuwa (retired). Minister of Homeland Security Nicholas Dausi has been delegated to attend Kanyama’s funeral service, who passed away on Tuesday, January 7 and will be laid to rest on Thursday…

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TNM Super League 2019 season awards ceremony set for January 17

  The 2019 TNM Super League end of season awards will be presented on January 17 to be held at Sunbird Mount Soche Hotel in Blantyre. Nyasa Big Bullets are the champions, who won the title right during the last game, beating their arch rivals Mighty Be Forward Wanderers by a single point. The Bullets ended with 70 points. On third place were Blue Eagles its 53 points, tying with Silver Strikers but had better goal aggregate, to push…

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Slander on dead policeman’s professional action earns Karonga man K100,000 court fine

  By Duncan Mlanjira Incensed with the professional action executed by Malawi Police Officer, late Sub Inspector Michael Mwangomba, when he confiscated two illegal bags of charcoal from a certain man at Songwe Border in Karonga while he was still alive, Palisha Swira produced an audio that alleged that the officer had died because he was defecating charcoal. In the audio, which went viral on social media, Swira alleged that the owner of the charcoal bewitched the police officer…

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