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Kenya set for a pre-trial conference on poll petitions

Posted on: August 31st, 2022 Malawi Times News

Kenya’s Supreme Court is set to hold a pre-trial conference on petitions seeking to invalidate the presidential election results. Nine petitions were lodged last week seeking to overturn William Ruto’s win. The conference will be attended by seven judges who will preside over the petition arising from the August 9 elections. The judges will deliver …


Chamba boy gets reduced sentence to 3 from 8

Posted on: September 2nd, 2022 Nyasa Times

Some Malawians have taken up on social media platforms to express concern over the The High Court ruling in Blantyre which reduced the custodial sentence of chamba boy, John Mussa’s eight-year sentence to three years instead of releasing him. His mother wept uncontrollably after the verdict, and was restrained by court marshals when she was […]


NGO authority warns against dealing with Real-Turn Plan International

Posted on: August 27th, 2022 Nyasa Times

NGO Regulatory Authority (NGORA), formerly known as the NGO Board of Malawi, has sternly warned people especially in Mulanje and surrounding districts against dealing with Real-Turn Plan International, saying the organization is operating illegally in the country. In a statement dated 26th August, 2022, NGORA Chief Executive Officer, Voice Mhone, further describes the activities of Real-Turn […]


Mauritius police arrest 2 Malawian women over drug trafficking

Posted on: August 12th, 2022 Nyasa Times

Police in Mauritius have arrested two Malawian women on allegations that they were trafficking heroin. Victoria Sitolo Mwale, 39 and Mercy Fatima Mandala, 30, appeared before the Bail and Remand Court on Saturday, July 30 in Port Louis where they were slapped with a provisional charge of drug importation. According reports, the duo had arrived […]


Court throws out Kabambe, Mathanga application to have K4.3bn money laundering case discharged

Posted on: August 13th, 2022 Nyasa Times

The Lilongwe Chief Resident Magistrate’s Court has thrown out an application by former Reserve Bank of Malawi governor Dalitso Kabambe to discharge him and his co-accused Henry Mathanga in the K4.3 billion money laundering and abuse of office RBM case. Lawyer for Kabambe and Mathanga, Foster Maele expressed concern over the numerous state applications to […]


National Planning Commission laments sluggish implementation of MW2063 programmes

Posted on: August 17th, 2022 Nyasa Times

Board Chairperson of the state-funded National Planning Commission (NPC), Professor Richard Mkandawire, has lamented the sluggish implementation of programmes lined up for the attainment of the Malawi 2063 (MW2063) goals. Speaking during the MW2063 Champions Recognition Programme launch and unveiling of First Group of inter-Generation Development Champions at NPC Boardroom in Lilongwe, Mkandawire observed that […]


Police arrest hip-hop artist Fredokiss

Posted on: September 18th, 2022 Nyasa Times

Police in Blantyre have arrested a hip-hop star turned politician Fredokiss in relation to his alleged involvement in financial crimes. Police spokesperson at National Headquarters in Lilongwe Peter Kalaya said the hip-hop artist , real name Penjani Kalua, has spent the night at Blantyre Police Station following his arrest on Friday. “He was mentioned in […]


Chakwera Attend Kulamba In Zambia

Posted on: August 27th, 2022 Malawi Freedom network

President Lazarus Chakwera says he takes pride in celebrating different cultures as such celebrations bring unity among people of different cultures. Chakwera is speaking at the Kulamba Ceremony in Mkaika, Zambia, which is a cultural event for the Chewa people of Malawi, Zambia and Mozambique. The President says his administration champions co-existence among people of […]


Malawians angry with graft bursting body on bail grants to politicians

Posted on: August 18th, 2022 Nyasa Times

Following the arrest on Tuesday of former Minister of Finance, Joseph Mwanamveka and the immediate granting of bail by Senior Resident Magistrate Wanangwa Nyirenda a few hours later, people voiced their concerns on the speed the courts are handling the granting of bail to politicians involved in the corruption investigations. The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) arrested […]


Exposed: Top UTM officials named in demo funding

Posted on: August 6th, 2022 Nyasa Times

Top UTM officials have been named in a serious funding scandal towards the spate of violent protests aimed at forcing President Dr Lazarus Chakwera to resign. This follows Vice President Saulos Chilima’s call to his boss, President Chakwera to remove presidential immunity from prosecution of crimes. The violent protesters, who have been damaging property and […]

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