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Outgoing Dowa District Commissioner Fannie Msimuko has saluted Dowa police station for being number one in the Central Region of Malawi in crime reduction. Msimuko said Dowa police station has dedicated officers who are committed to serve their communities despite having one vehicle which was ...
Democratic Progress Party (DPP) has warned Malawi Congress Party (MCP) to be wary of Reverend Maurice Munthali who joined MCP, saying the Reverend is unpredictable and behaves in the manner of a 'political prostitute'. DPP's vice president for the North, Goodall Gondwe, said Munthali was DPP's ...

A cumulative total of 698 households have been critically affected by rainstorms and strong winds that struck most parts of Traditional Authorities Kachenga, Msamala, Sawali, and Nkaya in Balaka District; on Tuesday. Adding salt to injury, the rampant fall armyworms have affected 19,000 of the 53,000 ...
If you take the time to think about it carefully and dispassionately, then you must come to the conclusion that what is surprising is not the fact that the United States government finally decided call time OUT on funding Malawi's unrepentantly corrupt government, but the fact that it kept faith with it and ...
government spokesperson, who is also minister of Information and communications technology Nicholas Dausi, while he was coy to rebuke Trump, said Malawi is not a 'shithole' country and Africa is not a shithole continent. Dausi could not comment on whether the US ambassador in Lilongwe had been ...
rape Malawi "On January 12, 2018 Mbewe's wife noted signs of pregnancy on her daughter and upon questioning her, she revealed to have been sleeping with her father and medical report from Nkhunga health centre confirmed the girl to be three months pregnant," Esau said. Justine Mbewe who comes ...

Malawi has been facing power outages since last year due to water level drop in Lake Malawi. Although the situation is improving with the country experiencing 10 hours of power shortage, the love song which is yet to be released could not overlook the issue. "I want to connect with my fans and Malawi as ...
Established under the Censorship and Control of Entertainment Act, the Malawi Censorship Board was given mandate to censor published and other entertainment materials but the board has not always been active. The public in Malawi has been fed with materials through publication of books and ...
Raiply Malawi Limited's Forestry manager, Nathaniel Nthala said in an interview that the destroyed seedlings at Champhoyo Nursery garden, within the forest, would cover 84 hectares of land. "On 4th January this year, we found that some seedlings, especially bluegum [eucalyptus], were showing signs of ...
Last year, Banda inspired Griffin to their first ever FMB under 20 national and starred for the Malawi under 20 at the COSAFA youth Championship in Zambia. He is the only local player under Sapao's stable but he could soon be joined by Be Forward Wanderers blossoming left back Precious Sambani.
THYOLO-(MaraviPost)-A 40-year-old Prophet identified as Sampulo Newiri in Thyolo district who does his ministering under a church called Thamanda has been arrested by Malawi police to answer charges of conduct likely to cause breach of peace. Reports say the prophet has been telling his followers ...
Two physicians from Loma Linda University Health, a Seventh-day Adventist healthcare institution in Loma Linda, California, United States, have recently established the first physician-run epilepsy treatment programs in the southeastern African nation of Malawi. Warren Boling and Travis Losey traveled ...
Malawi's eligibility for another compact rested on satisfying a set of 20 indicators in a scorecard, paramount of which was fighting corruption. But poor governance and failure to tame corruption have cost Malawi eligibility for the second compact. The Nation newspaper on Friday bemoaned the missing out of ...
We aim not just to take donations out to Malawi, but to provide support to the doctors and other clinical staff out there. This support is in the form of education, record systems, and management protocols. We are hoping to train some of the local healthcare staff so that they will be the ones to provide the care ...
Local artist Mwiza Chavula raps in the Chichewa language, which is widely spoken in Malawi. In his latest song, a man is telling a woman long refusing his sexual advances that he will one day get her drunk, seal her mouth with a tape or socks, and rape her. The song ends with the sound of a woman ...
Malawi24 caught up with Malawi Defence Force Muslims Chaplain Major Sheikh Saad Malovu who said Mufti Abbas contributed a lot to Malawi Muslims. According to Major Sheikh Malovu, Mufti Abbas taught many sheikhs who are preaching about Islam in the country. "Mufti Abbas will be remembered for ...
Malawi's mic queen Zani Challe has attributed her absence from home stage to lack of promoters who can sponsor her trip home. The songstress who last performed in Malawi in 2014, is argued to shun her motherland having made a name across the continent. This, has raised fears among some of her ...

A December 2017 meeting of the MCC Board of Directors resolved that Malawi should not be given another round of funding. Public Affairs Officer in the US embassy Edward Monster said Malawi would have to look into a number of areas if they are to qualify in future. "Selection for a second compact is not ...
There was a shortage of fuel especially petrol in the city of Mzuzu on Tuesday when out of four fuel pumps inside the city only one filling station was selling petrol. This comes barely two days into the new year of 2018. Fuel. Pump stations in Mzuzu of hoarding fuel. Taxi drivers Malawi24 interviewed ...
LILONGWE-(MaraviPost)-The Malawi Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) under the flagship of human rights Consultative Committee (HRCC) and Forum for National Development (FDN) on Tuesday, January 2 cleared out fears surrounding the construction of Simsoil Service filling station closer to Bwaira ...
"Therefore, Be Forward Wanderers football Club in Malawi should take note that I have willfully pulled out of the agreement, terminated it and withdrawn my services. I have done this on the same day I was asked to sign the agreement and there have been no financial executions on both sides and my ...
Therefore, the Commission recommended that: "government needs to construct or establish a presidential medical facility at the headquarters of the Malawi Defence Force in Lilongwe which is the seat of Government where the President regularly resides. "Such a facility needs to be properly equipped with ...
A CHARITY has warned that Brit kids have worse teeth than those in Third World countries like Malawi as the organisation battles to help the crisis-hit NHS. NHS dental ... Chief executive Andrew Evans told the Mirror: "I have heard dentists saying it is worse than at one of our projects in Malawi. "They are ...
Rwandans living in Malawi are reported to be snubbing a call to go back to their home country following an announcement to have all Rwandan refugees return home. Reports reveal that 400 Rwandan refugees have expressed interest to be repatriated against 9000 refugees who are reported to be living ...
A woman living in exile after spending two years as president of the east African country of Malawi is speaking at Kansas State University. ... police in Malawi issued an arrest warrant for her in July in connection with a public corruption scandal in which millions of dollars were looted from government coffers ...
President Peter Mutharika insists there is no breakdown in the relationship between him and the country's second in command Saulos Chilima as epic leadership battle promises to ensue within the governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), with individuals strategically positioning themselves in ...
For many decades, Malawi has been struggling with cholera. The country registered the highest cholera cases in 2008/09 where 3 250 cases and 82 deaths were recorded. Since then the trend has been declining. However, a higher number of cases were also registered in 2015/2016 as over 1 786 and 58 ...
He said even though the demand for fresh fish is high with the district far away from the fresh waters of Lake Malawi, there's a great need to improve nutritional intake of the communities and increasing capacity of production. Speaking in an interview, Sidira said the district has Local Development Fund ...
Thousands thronged to capital city's elegant Gateway Mall to witness what many claimed as biggest and best crossover display ever. At midnight as thousands gather to ring in the new year in Lilongwe. Kids participating in fun games. Kids having musical and quiz fun during the day event. The city fathers ...
The Association of Persons with Albinism in Malawi (Apam) has said concerted efforts led to the reduction in cases of attacks against persons with albinism in 2017. President for the association Overstone Kondowe said cases declined from 65 in 2016 to 15 in 2017 due to efforts by the media in the country.
Scottish academics and doctors have helped to train the first psychiatrists to qualify in Malawi, ministers have announced. The Scotland Malawi Mental Health education Project (SMMHEP) supplied teaching resources and volunteer lecturers to help train three student psychiatrists in the south east African ...
Mtambo, who is also Malawi human rights Defenders Coalition, said in a published interview that there are State sponsored CSOs as the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) government to trying ti silence voices geared at holding authorities accountable. He refused to mention the "mercenary CSOs" but ...
LILONGWE-(MaraviPost)-Malawi has earned itself a spot among 15 holiday destinations for 2018 by travel experts of a United Kingdom-based international magazine, Cosmopolitan. The magazine's travel advisory released in the just ended year, 2016 in December, describes Malawi as an untapped safari ...
In Malawi there is a widely held myth that when secular musicians switch to gospel, that becomes their end. However Gwamba proved this to be wrong as he keeps enjoying popularity having moved to gospel at the onset of 2016. This year has been full of blessings for him with a number of hit songs under ...
Rwandan refugees who are living in other countries including Malawi have been urged to go back home since their country now is peaceful. According to Rwandan government through its Ministry of disaster Management and Refugees, all the refugees from Rwanda who are still in exile are encouraged to ...
Scottish academics and doctors have helped to train the first psychiatrists to qualify in Malawi, ministers have announced. The Scotland Malawi Mental Health education Project (SMMHEP) supplied teaching resources and volunteer lecturers to help train three student psychiatrists in the south east African ...
Malawi Law Society (MLS) president John Suzi-Banda said Malawi is losing the fight against corruption, adding, "there is bankruptcy of leadership in the fight against corruption, the efforts are half-hearted and lukewarm. "The institutions that are mandated to fight corruption have systematically been ...
The first woman to serve as president of Malawi is scheduled to deliver on Jan. 29 a Landon Lecture at Kansas State University, officials said Sunday. Former President Joyce Banda, who led the African nation from 2012 to 2014, has been credited with improving the country's economy and working to shed ...
Chaponda was born in Zambia after his parents fled Malawi under the repressive regime of its then president, Hastings Banda. His father ended up working for the United Nations, which meant Chaponda and his five siblings moved every couple of years, living in places including Zambia, Kenya and ...
Malawi's donors are set to recruit health workers to add to the number of medical personnel working in public hospitals, a development which has pleased the nurses body in Malawi. The recruitment comes at a time when the country has shortage of health workers to work in public hospitals in the country.
In Malawi, the push for more women members of parliament was dealt a blow when the government said it would not consider a proposal to create 28 automatic seats for women. Malawi ranks among the countries within the South African Development Community and world where women are ...
'You'll be working with amazing people in Malawi," said Melissa Eveleigh, the artistic director of Blantyre-based arts organisation Nanzikambe as we sat in the dim light of a Soho comedy club. "Our choreographer, Shyne Phiri, was a dancer in Zimbabwe before he was paralysed in a car accident. He was ...
Malawi police in Mulanje are keeping in custody a 60-year-old man for raping two girls aged 7 and 9. the suspect who is popularly known as Toyota in the district but his real name is Petro Yakobe sexually abused the girls after giving them Frozy and Kanyenya. rape Malawi Mulanje police spokesperson ...
I have followed with keen interest the recent developments in which the Chinese government has made donations and investments commitments to Malawi. Just a few days ago President Peter Mutharika attended a ground breaking ceremony for the Sogecoa Business Park site at Chichiri in Blantyre.
Malawi police in Mulanje have arrested a 60 year-old man for allegedly defiling two girls aged between seven and nine this month. Mulanje police Station public relations Officer, Sergeant Gresham Ngwira confirmed the accused, Petrol Yakobe is suspected to have defiled the girls (names withheld).
Support staff at Malawi Judiciary have dragged ministry of finance to court for failing to pay the employees house allowances they claim they are entitled to. According to reports, the legal action follows a meeting that the workers had with the treasury. Malawi High Court Strike. Support staff at Malawi ...
According to Plan International Malawi, the advocacy has been organized with the aim of stopping child marriages and keep girls in school. Speaking in an interview, Nyasa Big Bullets Captain John Lanjesi said the team is honored to be associated with the good cause, saying child marriages have greatly ...
AICC Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Felix Lombe told journalists on Wednesday in Mzuzu that Malawi's cotton production has gone down from 100,000 metric tons in 2012 to around 15,000 in 2017. He said the decline is worrisome because, among other crops, cotton remains one of the best forex earners ...
Malawi's development endeavours are yielding low due to an alarming population growth and low school enrolment at primary and secondary levels, the World Bank says. The country is struggling to satisfy the aforementioned indicators of human development and it has been predicted that the situation ...
Malawi's donors are set to recruit health workers to add to the number of medical personnel working in public hospitals, a development which has pleased the nurses body in Malawi. The recruitment comes at a time when the country has shortage of health workers to work in public hospitals in the country.


 

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