National Council for Higher Education finally accredit Exploit University Blantyre Campus

  By Duncan Mlanjira Exploit University Blantyre Campus has finally been accredited by National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) as an official tertiary education institution after meeting an approved percentage of requirements of academic excellence. Exploit University’s management invited the media for a tour of the institution at what was formerly known as MultiCountry opposite the Museum of Malawi for them to appreciate some of the developments done. Marketing Executive Patricia Singini, accompanied by a representative of the Students…

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Information Minister Botomani praises Huawei Technologies for empowerment of youths in ICT

  By Duncan Mlanjira The Seed for the Future, a programme introduced by Chinese mobile phone service provider Huawei Technologies Limited in which it sends Malawian youths to China, is a life changing encounter which introduces the students to the world class information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure and hands on experience and skills. This was said by Minister of Information, Civic Education and Communications Technology, Mark Botomani at the farewell ceremony of the 4th cohort of the beneficiaries…

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PGAMW postpones profession Warm Heart profession golf Tour

  By Duncan Mlanjira Professional Golfers Association of Malawi (PGAMW) has postponed the postponed the 2019 Warm Heart profession golf Tour which was scheduled to hosted from November 14-16 at Lilongwe Golf Club. PGAMW president Patridge Shycal confirmed the postponement, saying this was due to circumstances beyond their control. But sources in the golf fraternity told Maravi Express in confidence that this is due to the current political impasse prevailing in the country which most of the stakeholders also…

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NBS supports War Veterans through charity golf

By Duncan Mlanjira In appreciating the great sacrifice of those who served the country during the two World Wars, NBS Bank joined golfers Lilongwe Golf Club for War Veterans where they sponsored a charity tournament organised by the Malawi Defence Force. NBS Bank’s Chief Executive Officer Kwanele Ngwenya said what prompted NBS to come forward and be part of the noble event is that as Malawians it is our responsibility to look out for the welfare of our elderly…

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MEC chairperson Jane Ansah declares MCP candidate as winner in the Matenje Ward by-election

    By Duncan Mlanjira Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) chairperson, Justice Dr. Jane Mayemu Ansah, SC has declared Malawi Congress Party (MCP) candidate, Descent Msatero Chipangula, as the winner in the Matenje Ward by-election in Kasungu North West Constituency that took place on Tuesday, November 5. Ansah congratulated the area’s traditional leaders and supporters of the different political parties for a very peaceful political environment which reigned before and during the by-election in Matenje Ward. “I trust that the…

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Sports Council intervenes in weightlifting and body building election wrangles

  By Duncan Mlanjira Malawi National Council of Sports convened a meeting on Monday (November 5) at its offices at Kamuzu Stadium where it mediated over the election wrangles affecting Weightlifting and Body Building Association of Malawi (WABAM) and its concerned athletes. This development comes following requests from the concerned body builders and weightlifters, who have observed that the WABAM Executive was not adhering to certain constitutional requirements which they believe would render the election process of new WABAM…

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Nyamilandu to unveil his manifesto on Thursday for FAM presidency re-election campaign

  By Duncan Mlanjira  Walter Nyamilandu Manda is set to launch his manifesto on Thursday evening at Amaryllis Hotel in Blantyre as he seeks to be given another mandate as Football Association of Malawi (FAM) president against his vice-president James Leonard Mwenda. Mwenda already launched his manifesto on October 28 at a colorful ceremony held at Bingu International Conference Centre (BICC) in Lilongwe where amongst other things pledged to get the senior Malawi national football team to qualify for…

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Malawians fondly remember the marvels of Barnet Gondwe

  By Duncan Mlanjira Most times, people deliver emotional eulogies to the departed on their funerals and in social media chats but one football enthusiast and former Mighty Be Forward Wanderers team manager, Limbani Magomero decided to revere his childhood idol and and one of Malawi greatest legend, Barnet Gondwe whilst the man is alive. Magomero writes on Facebook: “I am yet to see a player who will mesmerise me like Barnet did. My bedroom wall was full of…

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FAM names Peter Mponda as Under-20 interim head coach

  By Duncan Mlanjira Peter Mponda, who was deputy of former Malawi national football team coach, Belgian Ronny Van de Geneughden (RVG), has been named as interim head coach to lead the Under-20 at the 2019 COSAFA Youth Championship to be held in Lusaka, Zambia between December 4-14. A statement from Football Association of Malawi says the former Flames captain will be assisted by Audrey Makonyola and Christopher Nyambose. Sibusiso Padambo has been retained as goalkeeper trainer while Aubrey Nankhuni…

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City Council to make several more modifications to decongest Blantyre CBD

  By Duncan Mlanjira Despite modifying two of the busiest streets in Blantyre’s Central Business District (CBD), the Haile Selassie and Glyn Jones, into one way, traffic congestion seems to have even been made worse and not just during peak hours.  However, the City Council assures the general public that the modification measures to decongest traffic flow is still ongoing and they should expect relief very soon. The congestion sometimes start right from Tambala Food Products along Masauko Chipembere…

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