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September 29th, 2022 Malawi



Standard Bank invests K23.5m in greenhouse farming

Posted on: August 13th, 2022 Nyasa Times

Standard Bank has invested K23.5 million in  two greenhouses and a training centre at Inosselia’s GGL farm near Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe. The facilities will be used to train smallholder vegetable farmers from surrounding districts and are part of a strategic relationship between Standard Bank Plc, agriculture investment group Inosselia and the Green Belt […]


3 Arrested For Diverting Green Belt Funds

Posted on: August 16th, 2022 Malawi Freedom network

Police in Karonga have arrested three people suspected of diverting Green Belt Initiative funds amounting to K6 million to a personal account. Karonga Police Publicist, George Mulewa, says one of the suspects works at the district council and the other two are business people. “One of the suspects is Robert Phiri who works at the […]


Chakwera To Attend SADC Summit In DRC

Posted on: August 15th, 2022 Malawi Freedom network

All is set for the 42nd Ordinary Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Summit of Heads of State and Government in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nancy Tembo, said the summit expected to run from 17 to 18 of August, will see President Chakwera hand over SADC Chairmanship to President Felix […]


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 […]


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 […]


MANEPO trains girls and women in Zomba on sexual reproductive health

Posted on: August 31st, 2022 Malawi 24

Malawi Network of Older Persons organisations MANEPO wants the information about HIV/AIDS and other sexual transmitted diseases to every citizen across the country. Program Officer for MANEPO, Nitike Ngwira said this in Zomba at the end of a two day adolescent girls and elderly women workshop on HIV/Aids and STI’s from the area of Traditional […]


Corruption convict Odoi Kamange given 8 years IHL

Posted on: September 18th, 2022 Nyasa Times

The Senior Resident Magistrate Court in Lilongwe on Thursday handed down two custodial sentences on corruption convict Odoi Kamange. On the first count of theft, Kamange has earned three years imprisonment while on money laundering, he has received five years imprisonment with hard labour. The sentences are to run concurrently, which means he will spend […]


K106 million budget for Sand Music Festival

Posted on: August 31st, 2022 Malawi Times News

By Sam Banda Jnr & Taonga Sabola: Sand Music Festival Director Soldier Lucius Banda said Tuesday they were in need of more support to perfectly execute this year’s event to be held at Kambiri Beach Resort in Salima from September 30 to October 2. Lucius said that their budget for this year is K106 million …


Comedian Chaponda Visits Chakwera At State House

Posted on: August 16th, 2022 Malawi Freedom network

President Chakwera on Monday hosted celebrated UK-based Malawian comedian, Daliso Chaponda, at Kamuzu Palace. In their interaction, Dr Chakwera encouraged Daliso to continue waving Malawi’s flag high across the world and being the national treasure that he is. For his part, Daliso thanked the Malawi leader for supporting the arts industry by creating an environment […]


MUBAS Graduates155 ODe-L Students

Posted on: August 19th, 2022 Malawi Freedom network

Malawi University of Business and Applied Sciences (MUBAS) and Strengthening Higher Education Access in Malawi Project (SHEAMA) which is funded by USAID and implemented by Arizona State University have graduated 155 students with a Certificate in Electrical Installation. Out of the 155 Open Distance and e-Learning graduates, a total of 127 students were fully sponsored […]

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