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MPs bash reforms

Posted on: September 21st, 2022 Malawi Times News

By Wezzie Gausi: The Government Assurance and Public Sector Reforms Committee of Parliament has criticised the reforms taking place in ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) which it says are not impressive at all. Speaking when members of the committee engaged officials from the Public Sector Reform Management Department (PSRMD) in Lilongwe Tuesday, the committee’s chairperson …


UN chief says world in ‘great peril’ as Unga opens

Posted on: September 21st, 2022 Malawi Nation News

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres yesterday warned nations that the world is in ‘great peril’ and paralysed at the official opening of 77th session of the UN General Assembly. He said nations were gridlocked in colossal global dysfunction and were not ready or willing to tackle the major challenges that threaten the future of […]


Farmers cautioned against fake seeds

Posted on: September 15th, 2022 Malawi Nation News

Civil Society Agriculture Network (Cisanet) executive director Lilian Saka has cautioned farmers in Mchinji District against using counterfeit seeds. She said this on Tuesday during a sensitisation meeting with the Mchinji Seed Monitoring Committee comprising representatives of the Judiciary, police and civil society organisations. Saka said the influx of fake seeds on the market is […]


Head teacher nabbed for allegedly stealing K11m

Posted on: September 21st, 2022 Malawi Nation News

Police in Nkhata Bay have arrested a primary school head teacher and school committee chairperson for allegedly misappropriating K11 million meant for construction of a head teacher’s house. In an interview yesterday, Nkhata Bay Police Station spokesperson Kondwani James said the money is part of a government initiative through the Ministry of Education for the […]


IRI, CEGOL challenge Malawian youths on civic, political engagement

Posted on: September 12th, 2022 Nyasa Times

The International Republican Institute’s (IRI) Generation Democracy Network in partnership with Center for Governance and Leadership (CEGOL) says it is imperative that youths in Malawi, and across the world, should be proactive in their democracies by providing innovative ideas around the areas of civic and political engagement. The two institutions, through an Action Lab conference […]


‘Hora Mountain a cultural tourism asset’

Posted on: August 19th, 2022 Malawi Times News

Minister of Tourism, Culture and Wildlife Michael Usi has said the government, through its tourism masterplan, recognises Mzimba District’s Hora Mountain as a cultural tourism asset which has to be developed to enhance visitor experiences. Speaking in response to Inkosi ya Makosi M’mbelwa V’s call on the government and stakeholders to develop the mountain as …


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 […]


Rwandan Fined For Possessing Chamba

Posted on: August 16th, 2022 Malawi Freedom network

A 26-year-old Rwandan national in Dowa has been convicted and sentenced to pay a fine of K100,000 or in default serve nine months imprisonment with hard labour for possessing Chamba. Police Prosecutor, Sergeant Joseph Banda, told the court that the convict Isaac Byamungu was arrested on August 2 2022 at Dzaleka Refugee Camp in Dowa […]


People urged to report gender-based violence

Posted on: September 21st, 2022 Malawi Nation News

Karonga Police Station crime prevention desk officer Brian Kandaya has urged community members from Paramount Chief Kyungu’s area in Karonga District to report gender-based violence (GBV) cases to relevant authorities. He made the call on Monday at Mwenilondo during a GBV advocacy meeting organised by the Evangelical Association of Malawi (EAM). Kandaya said he noted […]


Finance Minister upbeat on IMF facility

Posted on: August 7th, 2022 Nyasa Times

Finance minister Sosten Gwengwe says he is upbeat Malawi will get the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) saying talks with the IMF are on track. Government hopes the ECF will bring back to life the ailing economy. Gwengwe has expressed optimism that Malawi will get the facility, saying discussions are at advanced stage. Recently, as demanded […]

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