CHIMULILENJI PAYS TRIBUTE TO THE SLAIN POLICE OFFICER.

State vice president Rt Hon Everton Chimulilenji on Thursday visited the home of slain police officer Usumani Imedi in Mangochi to condole the bereaved family and pay tribute to the fallen cop. The State Vice President of Malawi said a loss of an officer is a loss to the whole country. ‘Usumani was a very hard working policeman and that can be evidenced by how he died, he died trying to restore peace.’ The vice president said government appreciates…

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Man convicted for 2 years for illegal electricity connections; or pay K2.2 million fine

Lumbadzi First Grade Magistrate Court has convicted and convicted a 38-year-old Davie Kade to pay a fine of K2.2 million or in default to serve a sentence of 24 months imprisonment with hard labour after finding him guilty of illegal ESCOM electricity connections.  Kade, who hails from Mtimaukanena Village, T/A Mkukula in Dowa District, was arrested in November 2018 after he had illegally connected ESCOM power supply without a meter to a total of 27 houses at Lumbadzi Trading…

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Malawi: AfDB approves $13.2m for sustainable fisheries, others

The African Development Bank Group, AfDB, has approved a $13.2 million financing package from the African Development Fund for a fisheries and aquaculture development project in Malawi. The Sustainable Fisheries, Aquaculture Development, and Watershed Management project will provide infrastructure for increased fisheries productivity and market access. Board approval for the project was granted on 2 October 2019. The project is expected to contribute to nutritious diets, boost employment along the fish value chain, and build climate resilience along major…

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Likoma energy power to be to be upgraded to solar generation

By Duncan Mlanjira Electricity Generation Company of Malawi (Egenco) plans to upgrade energy power for Likoma and Chizumulu islands from diesel based to solar generated. This was announced at the 29th Africa Hydro Symposium (AHS) which Egenco is hosting from Tuesday scheduled at Sunbird Mount Soche Hotel in Blantyre that has attracted over 14 countries across Africa and Europe such as United Kingdom, Germany, Croatia and Austria. It is being held under theme ‘Quality Power for Sustainable Development in…

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Families of former death-row inmates to share their stories as Malawi joins the observation of World Day Against the Death Penalty

  By Duncan Mlanjira A number of activities have been organised by Malawian capital punishment campaigners, Reprieve in observing the 17th World Day Against the Death Penalty scheduled for Zomba Prison where children and families of former death-row inmates, as well as former death-row inmates themselves will share their stories. Celebrated under the theme, ‘Children, Unseen Victims’, the World Day Against the Death Penalty, observer on October 10, every year with a sole purpose of campaigning for the complete…

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MINISTER NAVICHA ANGRY AT PREMARITAL PREGNANCIES

Since last week some Media Houses and Social Media outlets were awash with the story of the girl who was believed to be from Machinga District and gave birth to a child and it was further it was reported that girl has 12 years. The girls name is Cecelia Kamwendo and is 14 years old. She comes from Tembenu village, T/A Kooola of Machinga District.  She gave birth on third of September and was discharged on fourth of September…

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Looting and rioting earns 4 to 6 years imprisonment

The Mzuzu magistrate Court has sentenced four men to 6 years imprisonment with IHL after being found guilty of breaking and looting properties worthy 9.5 Million Malawi Kwacha at The Mzuzu magistrate Court has sentenced four men to 6 years imprisonment with IHL after being found guilty of breaking and looting properties worthy 9.5 Million Malawi Kwacha at BATA Store in the recent demonstrations in Mzuzu. The presiding Senior Resident Magetsrate Godfrey Nyirenda Acquitted 2 of the suspects involved…

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Pillar of Israel Sleeps – Gogo Gome Nyasulu no more

Mrs Gome Nyasulu has died. The prolific composer of most Dorcas songs, gospels and spirituals died peacefully early this morning. She was an octogenarian  senior citizen. Gogo Gome Nyasulu was awarded a medal of excellence by Bright Malopa’s our people our pride in 2011 for her incredible and exceptional achievements in the service of others through the composition of music for the Dorcas in her church. Her songs are today classic gospels in many churches too. In her reaction…

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Lions Clubs International Second Vice President visits Malawi State Vice President

State Vice President Right Honourable Everton Herbert Chimulirenji, on Tuesday interacted with The  Second Vice President of Lions Club International, Mr Brian Sheehan and his wife Lori at his area 12 residence. They were on a three day visit to Malawi to appreciate some projects which the charity International  Organisation has implemented in Malawi. The Vice President has commended Lions Club for its charity work in Malawi which has improved lives of many in the areas of health and…

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The duke of Sussex Arrives in Malawi

The Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry, has arrived in the reception hall at Nalikule College of Education and is being taken through activities undertaken in Malawi by the Campaign for Female Education. Amongst other places, he is expected to visit Liwonde National Park and meet a British Military unit in Malawi which is working alongside the local rangers to help combat the threat of illegal wildlife trade. He will also witness an anti-poaching demonstration exercise conducted jointly by local…

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