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September 29th, 2022 Malawi

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Mali accuses France of sending weapons to militants

Posted on: August 19th, 2022 Malawi Times News

Relations between France and Mali have continued to deteriorate, with the west African country accusing its former colonial power of supplying arms and intelligence to anti-government militants. In a letter to the United Nations Security Council, Mali’s Foreign Minister Abdoulaye Diop says France has violated its airspace on multiple occasions and delivered arms to Islamist …


Chakwera talks to Ukraine President Zelensky

Posted on: August 6th, 2022 Nyasa Times

President Lazarus Chakwera on Friday had a phone conversation with President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine. State House press office in Lilongwe says the two leaders discussed their shared aspiration for stronger Malawi-Ukraine relations. “President Zelensky thanked President Chakwera for his strong moral leadership, having been one of the first African leaders to speak out against […]


Employers’ body, Undule suspect politics in truck drivers’ sit-in

Posted on: September 18th, 2022 Nyasa Times

Employers Consultative Association of Malawi (ECAM) has questioned the motive behind an impending strike by Professional Drivers Union of Malawi (PDUM) over unrevised travel allowances. PDUM has called for nationwide strike on 19 September 2022 reportedly because the government has not increased their salaries and external travel allowances. The union has advised its member drivers to […]


UTM cadres after 44 vehicles whistleblower

Posted on: August 11th, 2022 Nyasa Times

A whistle blower who tipped graft busting body, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on UTM dubious purchase of 44 vehicles some months ago says he is now living in fear. Gosten Chimseu says UTM cadres are now after him as he is receiving threats following his complaint to the ACB that UTM might have acquired the […]


Chakwera orders govt to put in place measures to avert looming hunger, food shortages

Posted on: August 27th, 2022 Nyasa Times

President Dr Lazarus Chakwera has ordered the government to put in place measures to avert a looming hunger and food shortages after a report shows at least 3.8 million people will be hit by food shortages Minister of Agriculture Lobin Lowe said President Chakwera does not want anyone to go hungry or die of hunger […]


Nyasa Capital Finance sponsors K2.5 million towards Malawi Police’s preparation for southern African regional games

Posted on: August 27th, 2022 Nyasa Times

Malawi Police Services (MPS) has received a morale booster ahead of their preparations for this year’s Southern African Regional Police Chiefs Cooperation Organization (SARPCCO) annual games scheduled to take place in Tanzania from September 1-17,,2022  after receiving a sponsorship of K2.5 million from Nyasa Capital Finance. The SARPCCO competition  brings together police officers from the Southern Africa […]


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 […]


Malawi still not doing well in combating child labour

Posted on: August 12th, 2022 Nyasa Times

Malawi is still not doing well in combating child labour in spite of the various interventions government and non-state actors have undertaken to deal with the vice. Speaking on Tuesday on the sidelines of a three-day training of Employers on Child Labour by Employers Consultative Association of Malawi (ECAM), Chief Labour Officer in the Ministry […]


RBM, FIA clear Victoria Forex Bureau on illegal bank allegations

Posted on: August 17th, 2022 Nyasa Times

Reserve Bank of Malawi and the Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA) have cleared Victoria Forex Bureau of alleged illegal bank transactions. Both the Central Bank and FIA have disclosed that they are not conducting any investigation against the bureau. Over the past days, the media has been awash with reports that the bureau’s owner Zubair Osman […]


Court adjourns UTM office arson case

Posted on: September 2nd, 2022 Nyasa Times

The High Court in Blantyre has adjourned again a case in which some people, believed to be UDF operatives, are answering charges of murder and arson after they allegedly set on fire UTM offices in Lilongwe. Judge Anabel Mtalimanja on Thursday adjourned for the third time this week the Area 24 UTM office arson case. […]

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