President Peter Mutharika Attends the Official Opening Of The Russia-Africa Economic Summit Presided Over By President Putin

Malawi President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika  on Monday, 21 October 2019 attended the official opening of the Russia-Africa Economic Summit taking place at the Olympic Park in Sochi , Russia. According to Kremlin advisor Yuri Ushakov , President Mutharika  joined other 42 heads of state  and governments. All  54 African states are in attendance either led by their leaders or representatives. Addressing the African leaders and business gurus at the opening of the Summit, President Putin said Russia currently…

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Multiple airlines in South Africa forced to ground aircraft

  By simplerlying.com  Regulators in South Africa have forced some carriers in the region to ground parts of their fleet. The move has come after an audit conducted by maintenance firm South African Airways Technical. Two of the carriers that have been impacted by the order are South African Airways (SAA) and Comair. Flight Global reports air that the regulators took action on the firms after irregular findings. In response, South African Airways has been preparing to operate an…

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Just three years ago, Malawi did not have breast screening clinics against cancer

By Duncan Mlanjira Courtesy of the vigorous awareness campaign carried out by Breast Care Malawi over the past three years, the country now has breast cancer screening clinics situated at Chitawira Private Hospital and another at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital. Breast Care Malawi is a legally registered Non Profit Organisation limited by guarantee in the country, whose mission is to provide help and inspire hope to those affected by breast cancer through early detection, education and awareness. And on…

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Former MUSCCO CEO late Kadzola described as national treasure

By Duncan Mlanjira Savings & Credit Cooperatives (SACCO) movement is now a thriving financial service provider and is making huge positive contributions to ordinary people’s economic lives and all this have been attributed to former chief executive officer for Malawi Union of Savings & Credit Cooperatives (MUSCCO), late Sylvester Kadzola. He passed away last Friday October 18 after a long illness and buried on Sunday October 20 at his home village in Mponela, Dowa District. He has been described…

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Truck drivers threaten to close access road to Lilongwe at Mkhumbe

By Duncan Mlanjira A social media traffic update is alerting motorists that the M1 Road to Lilongwe might be closed on Wednesday to all traffic at GDC offices at Nkhumbe where truck drivers have parked their trucks on both sides of the road as a strike demanding pay rise. At this spot the drivers are forcing every passing truck to join in the striker and rumors and the reports on social media claim that even buses and minibuses will…

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President Arthur Peter Mutharika arrives in Russia for Russia – Africa Economic Summit.

President Arthur Peter Mutharika has safely landed in Sochi where he has gone to attend the Russia – Africa Economic Summit. President Mutharika was welcomed by Deputy Mayor of Sochi and His Excellency Michael Kamphambe Nkhoma, the Malawian Ambassador in Russia, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International relations Hon. Francis Kasaila and Malawians living in Russia. The Economic Summit has been organized by RosCongress and is to be chaired by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Over 40 African Heads of…

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Samuel Eto’o’s son hopes to emulate his father’s greatness

By Angu Lesley, kick442.com Cameroon Cameroon’s 17-year old sensation Etienne Eto’o Pineda hopes to return to the Cameroon national football team and match the greatness of his father. Speaking to kick442.com before his departure from Brazil to Spain, the Spanish side Mallorca Under-17 team captain sounded relaxed despite being one of six European based players who didn’t make Cameroon’s World cup squad. “As I have already said, It was a pleasure to meet these great persons and team mates….

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Lilongwe South Constituency registers 272 new voters; Matenje Ward has 171 extra

By Duncan Mlanjira New voters have registered for the November 5, 2019 by-elections for both Lilongwe South Constituency and Matenje Ward of Kasungu North West Constituency after the successful registration and voter verification exercise held on October 10 and 11. Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) says in a statement that a total of 272 new voters have been identified in Lilongwe South Constituency, of which 153 are male and 119 are female, bringing the total of 32,459. Matenje Ward has…

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Dwangwa FC move 4 steps up the TNM Super League ladder from last position

By Duncan Mlanjira After playing 8 games since the second round of the TNM Super League resumed, Dwangwa has managed to extricate themselves from the last position they had been occupying and move up 4 steps to position 12. From the 24 games so far played, they have amassed 23 points from 6 wins and 5 draws in which they have lost 13. The last position is now being occupied by last season’s surprise team of the season, Masters…

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Middle East journalist praises story on breast cancer by Maravi Express; contributes own article

By Jennifer Mpango After reading a story on Maravi Express about the Breast Cancer Awareness Carnival being organised by Breast Care Ltd on October 27, journalist Dr. Ahmed Mohiuddin Siddiqui based in the Middle East, has praised the way the story was handled. “I regularly follow The Maravi Express I particularly like the variety of coverage and pages like Health,” said Mohiuddin Siddiqui, who is a felicitated senior journalist, political analyst and columnist based in Oman. “The report…

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