Motorists advised to be vigilant at filling stations; Some motorists think fuel attendants are duping them

* Digital fuel gauges have a way of behaviour which may not be consistent By Duncan Mlanjira A concerned filling station owner, Happy Jere is advising motorists to be vigilant when their are filling up their tanks following an incident that happened at Mount Meru close to the Bingu Stadium in Lilongwe. It was reported that a lady filled up K4,000 worth of fuel and expected her gauge to be at quartertank mark and felt duped by the attendant…

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MRA seals The Palace Bar over tax non-compliance

Electronic fiscal device (EFD) receipt By Elizabeth Mandala, MANA Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) on Tuesday sealed The Palace Bar operating within Malawi Aid Society of Malawi (MASM) complex along Victoria Avenue in Blantyre for failure to settle a tax evasion penalty. This follows a tip that was reported by a customer through the ‘Kuiphula Ndi Lisiti Langa’ promotion encourages the public to demand an electronic fiscal device (EFD) receipt after paying for goods in shops. MRA’s Head of Corporate…

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ACB investigating Ministry of Energy on MAREP 9

By Tione Andsen, MANA THE Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) is investigating Ministry of Energy and has since restricted it from dealing with a contract to supply materials under Malawi Rural Electrification Project (MAREP) Phase 9. A press statement issued on Wednesday in Lilongwe, says the restriction notice is on a contract to supply MAREP Phase 9 materials under contract number 047/MoE-MAREP-PH9-G-NCB-2020/2021FY-08 in pursuant to its powers under section 23(1) of the Corrupt Practices Act, on June 23, 2021. The ACB…

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Bwanji Digital Creative Agency to host webinar on Female Economy on July 1

Maravi Express Bwanji Digital Creative Agency — which is part of the southern African regional  communications group, Full Circle Comms — has organised a dynamic webinar titled ‘The Female Economy’ to unpack the rise in women’s financial influence. There will be five panelists at the event on Zoom, which will be facilitated by Malawian media personality Diana Liabuba on July 1 from 14:00hrs. “From outright acts of feminism to simply taking their well-deserved seat at the boardroom table, women…

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‘Unity and commitment for SADC development’—Chakwera

President Chakwera speaking at the summit By Mphatso Nkuonera, MANA in Maputo President Lazarus Chakwera — who is in Maputo, Mozambique for the Southern African Development Community’s extraordinary meeting of Heads of State and Governments — has appealed for unity and peace within the regional grouping in order to achieve development. Chakwera, who arrived in Maputo on Wednesday for the summit that also celebrates SADC’s 40th anniversary, said “as Africans, we must work together, and SADC as a regional…

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Karonga warned of consequences of withdrawing from FDH Bank

* Reminds team of its signed commitment to adhere to Club Licensing regulations * As well as the 2021 FDH Cup Rules and Regulations * Withdrawal shall be liable to a fine of K2 million and ban from any competition organised for one year * It is compulsory for each Super League team to participate in the competition * Northern Region refs announce officiation at Karonga Stadium fearing for their lives By Duncan Mlanjira Football Association of Malawi (FAM)…

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Chakwera in Mozambique for extraordinary SADC summit that commemorates SADC’s 40th anniversary

Chakwera waves goodbye  By Chimwemwe Njoloma & Mphatso Nkuonera, MANA President Lazarus Chakwera left on Wednesday for Mozambique to attend the extraordinary summit of the Southern Africa Development Committee (SADC) Heads of State and Governments. The summit, which also marks the regional body’s 40th anniversary, will among other key issues discuss the regional response and support to the Republic of Mozambique in addressing terrorism, regional food and nutrition security, gender and food development, regional integration, cooperation and development. The…

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Karonga United withdrawals for FDH Bank Cup for shifting their home game against Wanderers to Mzuzu

* Claim that they inspected their home stadium together with Karonga District Council * “The damages mentioned in FAM’s letter are no longer there” *“You cannot make any decision without an assessment report which justifies your decision” By Duncan Mlanjira Karonga United is deeply enraged that Football Association of Malawi (FAM) decided to shift their FDH Bank Cup Round of 32 home encounter with Mighty Wanderers to Mzuzu Stadium and has since announced its withdrawal from the competition. On…

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Government on track in reforms implementation—Vice-President Chilima

Vice-President Chilima in Parliament  By Lily Kampani, MANA Vice-President Saulos Chilima told Parliament on Tuesday that the public sector reforms are being implemented with renewed vigour by all the stakeholders involved in the process. Chilima, who is also Minister responsible for Economic Planning and Development, and Public Sector Reforms, availed in Parliament to respond to questions regarding state of the reforms. “The first quarter review meetings we recently had have revealed that there is commendable progress of the reforms…

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Chakwera calls for concerted efforts in fighting malaria

* Launches ‘Zero Malaria Starts with Me’ malaria campaign * “The campaign launch itself is not enough; we have to go down and root out malaria in our communities” By Robert Nayeja & Patrick Ndawala, MANA President Lazarus Chakwera has officially launched a campaign dubbed ‘Zero Malaria Starts with Me’ with a call to different partners to support government in ending malaria by 2030. The President made the call during the launch ceremony on Tuesday at Liwonde in Machinga…

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