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Busy Signal will not use CDs at Sand Music Festival, says Lucius

September 29th, 2022 Malawi

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August 18 demo organizers cancel protests

Posted on: August 18th, 2022 Nyasa Times

Amid doubts about the effectiveness of the recent string of nationwide protests by various sections of the society, organizers of the August 18, 2022, nationwide demonstrations have announced the indefinite postponement of their protests. Action Against Impunity (API), a grouping of civil society activists and concerned citizens, was scheduled to plough the streets of the […]

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Gertrude Mutharika anoints Msaka for DPP topmost position

Posted on: August 7th, 2022 Nyasa Times

After stabbing former Speaker of Parliament Henry Chimunthu Banda in his bid to take over the leadership of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), former First Lady Gertrude Mutharika is reported to have now put her weight behind Bright Msaka to succeed her husband. Reports indicate that Chimunthu Banda has been trying to meet the DPP […]

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Nigerian National Arrested in Malawi Over Cocaine

Posted on: August 29th, 2022 Nyasa Times

Police in Malawi’s Capital City Lilongwe are keeping in custody a 35-year-old Nigerian for being found in possession 17 blisters of narcotic drugs, suspected to be cocaine. Lilongwe Police spokesperson, Hastings Chigalu has identified the suspect as Chima Okoyi. He said the suspect had been arrested at his house in Area 49, Gulliver yesterday following a […]

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Minister orders Power Market Limited to revoke licences for idle IPPs

Posted on: September 12th, 2022 Nyasa Times

Minister of Energy Ibrahim Matola has ordered Power Market Limited (PML) to revoke licenses of all idle Independent Power Producers years after their licenses were issued. The Minister’s order comes amid growing public frustrations with the increased power blackouts in the country despite government making huge investments in the energy sector among them being the […]

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Chakwera challenges SADC Member States to champion good governance and democracy to attract investors

Posted on: August 18th, 2022 Nyasa Times

Malawi President Dr. Lazarus Chakwera has challenged Southern African Development Community (SADC) Member States to advance and champion good governance and democracy, stressing that these are indispensable to the stability that gives SADC a competitive advantage as a destination for investment, trade, and tourism. Chakwera made the remarks in his keynote address at the 42nd Ordinary […]

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Chakwera touts Kulamba ceremony of the Chewa as a cultural unifying factor

Posted on: August 27th, 2022 Nyasa Times

President Lazarus Chakwera has touted the Kulamba ceremony of the Chewa as a cultural unifying factor of Malawians, Zambians and Mozambicans. He said this is the reason he takes pride in celebrating different cultures as such celebrations bring unity among people of different cultures. Chakwera was speaking at the Kulamba Ceremony in Mkaika, Zambia, which […]

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Immigration Department halts passport book printing

Posted on: September 4th, 2022 Nyasa Times

Officials from Immigration Department say printing of passport books has been suspended because machines are not working. Immigration Director General Charles Kalumo said the department could not say when the department will resume the printing of passport books. He said Techobrain, the company contracted to print passports books, would be in a position to know […]

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Chakwera says Malawi, Zambia needs to work together for socio-economic growth

Posted on: August 18th, 2022 Nyasa Times

Malawi President Dr. Lazarus Chakwera has said Malawi and Zambia needs to embrace each other as one people in order for the two countries forge ahead towards socio-economic growth, prosperity and human resources development. The Malawi leader made the remarks Wednesday when he held an audience with his Zambian counterpart President Hakainde Hichilema on the […]

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Malawi economy in ICU, opposition leader Nankhumwa tells Parliament

Posted on: August 12th, 2022 Nyasa Times

The Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Kondwani Nankhumwa has said that the Malawi economy is not performing well as claimed by President Lazarus Chakwera. “Last week, I heard President Lazarus Chakwera saying Malawi’s economy is doing fine, and that it is on the rise. Mr. President, you do not need to shout from a rooftop […]

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Activist Humphrey Mvula, Mvula demand Chizuma’s resignation over alleged incompetence

Posted on: September 4th, 2022 Nyasa Times

Malawians’ goodwill for the Director General (DG) for the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), Martha Chizuma, seems to be waning following demands by activists and ordinary Malawians that she should resign. Chizuma, who rode to her current position on the support of the citizenry, has apparently become an enemy for people who believe she is not doing […]

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