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

September 29th, 2022 Malawi



Salima communities tout backyard gardens

Posted on: September 21st, 2022 Malawi Nation News

Communities in Traditional Authority Pemba in Salima District have commended Care Malawi for introducing backyard gardens, saying they have boosted the fight against malnutrition. During a media tour of the area on Monday, some women were seen watering their gardens while others were plucking pumpkin leaves. In random interviews, the women said they grow beans, […]


Blackout nightmares end December—Egenco

Posted on: August 27th, 2022 Malawi Nation News

E lectricity Generation Company (Egenco) has said the current blackouts in the country will end in December this year when Kapichira Power Plant, which was damaged by Cyclone Ana on January 24 and 25 2022, will resume generation to full capacity. In a Government Faces the Press in Lilongwe yesterday Egenco chief executive officer (CEO) […]


Dream alive

Posted on: September 6th, 2022 Malawi Times News

Malawi Women’s National Football Team made a huge statement with an emphatic 6-0 victory over Comoros Islands at the ongoing 2022 Hollywoodbets Cosafa Women’s Championship at Nelson Mandela University Stadium in Port Elizabeth, South Africa Monday. The victory means the Scorchers kept their Cosafa Cup semifinals dream alive after a sluggish start to the competition. …



Posted on: July 1st, 2022 Platform of Investigative Journalism

… Some President Chakwera’s Advisors Not Honouring Monthly Rentals … State House Says The Ministry…


Govt challenges CSOs to offer solutions instead of endless ultimatums

Posted on: September 3rd, 2022 Nyasa Times

Malawi Government has challenged local civil society organizations (CSOs) to move away from merely issuing endless ultimatums and threats of anti-government demonstrations and start offering solutions to the prevailing social and economic problems. Chief Government Spokesperson and Minister of Information and Digitalization Gospel Kazako said Malawians have had enough of the anti-government protests and ultimatums […]


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 […]


Eradicating mining sector disparities

Posted on: August 21st, 2022 Malawi Times News

By Steria Manda Women have a critical role within mineral production as well as in the development of sustainable communities. Mining and governance experts acknowledge that enhancing women’s role in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) can significantly transform the subsector. Yet, a recent study has established that despite the Constitution of Malawi recognising women’s rights …


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 […]



Posted on: August 10th, 2022 Platform of Investigative Journalism

They say they are not a bank but a forex bureau, but many call them exactly that – a bank. They can send money anywhere in the world–like your regulated bank; and in court, a former insider is detailing just how it all works and how, in one deal gone wrong, allegedly, he lost over K3 billion.


Demonstrations Put On Hold Await Chakwera To Come Back From SADC

Posted on: August 17th, 2022 Malawi Freedom network

Action Against Impunity – AAI has put on hold its demonstrations expected to be held on Thursday 18th August, citing President Lazarus Chakwera’s travel to DRC. One of its members, CDEDI Executive Director Slyvester Namiwa, says they want to deliver their petition to the President and it will not make sense to proceed in the […]

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