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  • Covid vaccine crisis looms 16 June 2021
    Malawi is facing a Covid vaccine crisis as it is only remaining with about 47,000 doses of Oxford-Astrazeneca vaccine, The Daily Times has established. To make matters worse, the Ministry of Health has indicated that the next consignment of the vaccine would only be in the country next month. People in different parts of the […]
    Gary Samati
  • Lazarus Chakwera for active professional bodies 16 June 2021
    President Lazarus Chakwera has challenged professional bodies in the country to help in fighting corruption by not arm-twisting public officers. Chakwera made the remarks Tuesday, when he opened this year’s Malawi Institute of Architects (MIA) conference in Mangochi District. The President, who was installed MIA patron, described corruption as a major cause of substandard architectural […]
    Yohane Symon
  • Chinese firm wants Lafarge 16 June 2021
    Chinese firm, Huaxin Hainan Investment, plans to acquire a majority stake in local cement manufacturer, Lafarge Cement Malawi, The Business Times has learnt. The firm has expressed intent to acquire a 75 percent stake in listed-Lafarge Zambia plc at an enterprise value of $150 million, with the remaining 25 percent expected to be given to […]
    Chimwemwe Mangazi
  • European signature 16 June 2021
    Son to former member of Parliament Felix Njawala, Prince, has signed for Spanish fifth Division side Monnegre de Mutxamel barely six months after successfully undergoing trials at the Alicante Academy. A club statement released on Monday congratulates the 18-year-old for his prowess and skill during his stay in Spain. “We would like to congratulate Prince, […]
    Peter Fote
  • Reviving sorghum production 16 June 2021
    Samuel Magwira, a 56-year-old smallholder farmer from Mpilisi Village in Sub Traditional Authority (ST/A) Mpilisi in Balaka District, is excited with the prospect of realising huge profits from his sorghum crop this year. Magwira, who is a member of the National Smallholder Farmers Association of Malawi (Nasfam), says back-to-back drought years have encouraged farmers in […]
    Watipaso Mzungu
  • Vaam members on leaders’ neck 16 June 2021
    Some Visual Arts Association of Malawi (Vaam) members have alleged that their acting leader Gilbert Mpakule and other leaders misused money they received from the government through Artists’ Welfare Fund, which was meant to go towards the funeral arrangement of veteran artist Nixon Malamulo. Malamulo, a veteran visual artist, died last week Saturday and was […]
    Sam Banda
  • Madalitso to miss four gigs 16 June 2021
    Madalitso Band, which is set to tour France, is expected to miss four of its early concerts on its itinerary. The Lilongwe-based group, the duo of Yobu Maligwa and Yosefe Kalekeni, has failed to get passports on time from South Africa, where their visas were issued. The group’s co-manager Neil Nayar said Tuesday that they […]
    Sam Banda
  • Senzo’s first 3 shows a success – Madulira 16 June 2021
    Thomson Madulira of Thom’s Park Investment, who is the brains behind South African veteran reggae musician Senzo Mthethwa’s concerts in the country, has described the first three shows as a success. Senzo, who last came to Malawi in 1999, held his first show on Friday at Davido Lounge in Mangochi before dating Club 24/7 in […]
    Sam Banda
  • Manage your book collection 16 June 2021
    Walter Isaacson yarns words into images of the man in Steve Jobs, an authorised biography. Charles Arthur tells the complex tech story of Apple, Google, Microsoft and the battle for the internet in ordinary and everyday language in Digital Wars. And there are more. The wordsmith Kahney Leander is poetic in John Keats’ style when […]
    Marshal Mdedza
  • Mafco player risks further sanctions 16 June 2021
    Blue Eagles have lodged a formal complaint with Super League of Malawi (Sulom) to further punish Mafco player Maurice Chiumia for unsporting behaviour. Chiumia is at the centre of controversy for injuring Eagles attacking midfielder Micium Mhone in his side’s 1-0 loss at Chitowe Ground on Sunday. Eagles Chairperson Alexander Ngwala said the club was […]
    Mabvuto Kambuwe
RSS Malawi Nyasa Times – News from Malawi about Malawi
  • Malawi, Rwanda signs security pact to fight terrorism 16 June 2021
    Malawi and Rwanda have signed a pact aimed at strengthening the two county’s security and safety. Malawi’s Inspector General of Police, Dr. George Kainja disclosed this when addressed journalists In Malawi’s capital, Lilongwe. Kainja said: “After the deliberations the meeting resolved and agreed to develop joint strategies to fight transnational organized crime and Islamist terrorist […]
    Nyasa Times Reporter
  • Two Malawian women arrested for possessing cocaine 16 June 2021
    The malpractice of sourcing, smuggling and selling of illegal drugs refuses to die in some people’s minds as they strive to get rich through the quickest means possible. Two Malawian women have been arrested at Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe for possessing cocaine. Public Relations Officer for the Malawi Police Service (MPS), James Kadazera, has […]
    Nyasa Times Reporter
  • Japanese Themed Slots 16 June 2021
    Gambling enthusiasts can now enjoy gambling in the comfort of their own homes, thanks to online casino games. The number of online casino sites is growing every year. Thus, there are many slots available to choose from. While some people play them only for fun, other players take advantage of the cash prizes that online […]
    Nyasa Times Reporter
  • Banks are stealing from Malawians 16 June 2021
    A spate of occurrences at some of the country’s top commercial banks are proving that their information and computer technology systems are compromised; and, in turn, the financial systems are robbing unsuspecting Malawians of their hard-earned money in broad daylight, Nyasa Times can reveal. In the last month, such banks as First Capital Bank and […]
    Nyasa Times Reporter
  • DPP files for nullification of Chakwera’s election 16 June 2021
    Some concerned Malawians have taken to the social media, expressing fear that erstwhile Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) could risk spending all its resources on paying lawyers as the party continues to make more additions to its litany of cases in the courts. Already, Malawians are getting impatient with the delayed outcome of the case in […]
    Nyasa Times Reporter
  • Chakwera govt ‘scatters’ militant HRDC leaders to embassies 16 June 2021
    Government is planning on sending some of the most vocal leaders of the Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) as envoys to various diplomatic missions, a development some analysts have described as President Lazarus Chakwera’s Tonse-Alliance-led government’s way of stifling dissent. HRDC has been instrumental in fighting corruption and various socio-political injustices in the country. It […]
    Nyasa Times Reporter
  • Malawi covid-19 cases quadruple in 48 hours 16 June 2021
    Health experts have warned that should the citizenry not adhere to Covid-19 preventive measures, Malawi will “perish” after the deadly delta Indian variant spread. The warning comes after Malawi registered 58 new cases by close of business on Tuesday – a jump from 15 cases that were recorded on Sunday. The results were unparalleled and […]
    Nyasa Times Reporter
  • Ex-president Muluzi bemoans deplorable Covid-19 vaccination statistics 16 June 2021
    Malawi’s former head of state, Dr. Bakili Muluzi, has urged people in the country to take the issue of vaccinating against the novel coronavirus seriously, saying the present statistics of those that have been vaccinated are deplorable. Muluzi, who is the country’s first democratically elected leader and ruled from 1994 to 2004, said on Tuesday […]
    Nyasa Times Reporter
  • Another demo on the cards for Thyolo and Mulanje peoples over land grievances 16 June 2021
    Malawi may soon earn a space in the Guinness Book of Records for organizing never-ending demonstrations for a month hardly passes without one non-governmental organization (NGO) or a group of concerned citizens taking to the streets to demand enjoyment of one right after the other. Dissatisfied with the lukewarm approach to the land dispute between […]
    Nyasa Times Reporter
  • Govt hails LGAP for improving education governance and learning outcomes in public schools 16 June 2021
    The Malawi Government has commended Local Government Accountability and Performance Project (LGAP) for contributing to the improvement of education governance and learning outcomes in public primary schools in the country. Deputy Director for Basic Education in the Ministry of Education, Ellen Simango, made the remarks in Lilongwe on Tuesday during the lesson learning session on […]
    Nyasa Times Reporter
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  • DPP wants 2020 presidential elections nullified 16 June 2021
    The opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has filed an application seeking the nullification of 2020 Fresh Presidential Elections. The DPP has filed the application following a High Court ruling that fired four commissioners of the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) who presided over the elections. The DPP argues that the elections were managed by a commission […]
    Lindiwe Sambalikagwa
  • Malawi’s Central Bank accused of promoting illegal mining 16 June 2021
    Parliamentary Committee on Natural Resources and Climate Change says Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) is promoting illegal mining in the country by buying Gold from illegal miners. The Chairperson of the Committee Werani Chilenga said on Tuesday that the country is losing 20 Million Kwacha on daily basis because of illegal Gold mining a situation […]
    Martha Chikoti
  • Malova Youth Association to hold vigils at Mzuzu State Lodge 16 June 2021
    A grouping of unemployed youth, trading under ‘Malova Youth Association’, has disclosed plans to hold vigils at Mzuzu State Lodge till government makes a commitment, in writing, to employ them this year. In an interview, chairperson for the grouping, Watipaso Silungwe, described the dallying by government to offer employment opportunities to the youth as disgusting. […]
    Thula Chisamba
  • Police officer arrested for abducting, raping 13-year-old child 16 June 2021
    A police officer who works at Police Headquarters in Lilongwe has been arrested after he abducted a 13-year-old child from Blantyre and took her to Lilongwe where he raped her. The arrested Police officer has been identified as Victor Masonga. National Police Publicist, James Kadadzera has confirmed the arrest of Masonga. “We received a complaint […]
    Malawi24 Reporter
  • CDEDI organize demos over Mulanje, Thyolo land disputes 16 June 2021
    Centre for Democracy and Economic Development Initiatives (CDEDI) will tomorrow lead people in Thyolo and Mulanje districts in demonstrations over land disputes. Speaking to journalists on Tuesday in Blantyre, CDEDI Executive Director Sylvester Namiwa said they have called the demonstrations as one way of forcing the government to act on the Thyolo, Mulanje land disputes […]
    Archangel Nzangaya
  • Political Parties enlightened on Political Parties Act 16 June 2021
    Center for Multiparty Democracy – Malawi (CMD) has oriented various political Parties contesting in the forthcoming by-election in Nkhata-bay central constituency on the demands of the Political Parties Act of 2018 in a bid to achieve peaceful polls. The development transpired on Monday 15th June, 2021 at Nkhata-bay district council chamber house where CMD called […]
    Kenneth Mkandawire
  • Officers transferred from Sanjika Palace following security breach 15 June 2021
    Seven police officers have been transferred from Sanjika Palace in Blantyre days after a drunk driver rammed into gates at the palace. The Inspector General of Police has ordered the transfer of the police officers to police stations because they were off-guard during the incident which happened on Saturday night. The officers have been transferred […]
    Malawi24 Reporter
  • Two women arrested over cocaine 15 June 2021
    Two Malawian women have been arrested at Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) in Lilongwe after being found with cocaine. Malawi Police Spokesperson James Kadadzera has identified the two as Judith Wotcheni and Precious Biliat. He said the two were arrested on Monday at the airport and have been charged with attempts to export dangerous drugs and […]
    Martha Chikoti
  • Prophet Liabunya geared to fight drug abuse among youth in Mzuzu 15 June 2021
    Prophet Austin Liabunya says he will implement an initiative aimed at curtailing drug abuse among the youth in Mzuzu, following reports that youth in the city are using drugs such as Chamba and Ngirimbo. Recent research findings by Mzuzu Youth Against Drug Abuse, an advocacy against drug abuse, run by retired youthful boozers has discovered […]
    Malawi24 Reporter
  • Nigerian Idol: Top 5 contestants emerge as Emmanuel exits competition 15 June 2021
    Nigerian Idol S6 is gradually coming to an end and the top five contestants are ready to battle it out for the top spot. Last night’s show was themed pop versus jazz and the contestants were required to perform a song from each genre. Over the course of the week, the contestants made a visit […]
    Martha Chikoti
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  • Cdedi to hold demonstrations over land issues 16 June 2021
    The Centre for Democracy and Economic Development Initiatives (CDEDI) is planning to hold demonstrations in Mulanje and Thyolo this Thursday over land issues. Addressing the media in Blantyre on Tuesday, Cdedi executive director Sylvester Namiwa said they seek to bring to the attention of authorities,  the land challenges people of the two districts are facing.  […]
    Nation Online
  • Former minister speaks on K1tn development bond 16 June 2021
    Former minister of Finance Joseph Mwanamvekha says Treasury will not be able to raise K1 trillion from its development bond scheduled to be floated on the financial market soon. In an interview on Monday soon after reacting to Mlusus’ 2021/22 Budget Statement, the former minister, who is Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) party spokseperson on finance […]
    Nation Online
  • Covid-19 fuelling partnerships 16 June 2021
    C ovid-19 has tested the healthcare system of every single country around the world in ways unseen in recent history. But behind this enormous challenge lies a critical opportunity to take the lessons gathered from the Covid-19 pandemic response and proactively use them to inform community-focused health policies, which form the bedrock of any resilient, […]
    Nation Online
  • My periods, a big surprise 16 June 2021
    Despite the fact that menstruation is a normal healthy biological process, it remains a taboo and a topic often discussed discreetly in most communities in Malawi. As a result, most girls only know about menstruation once they start their periods. Having grown up blind and in a community where no one talks about periods, Emelesi […]
    Nation Online
  • Bullets itch to topple Silver 16 June 2021
    Nyasa Big Bullets could topple Silver Strikers from the summit of the TNM Super League if they beat Ntopwa FC this afternoon. The setting is Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre. The People’s Team are second with 39 points from 19 matches, just a point shy of the Central Bankers, who have played the same number of […]
    Garry Chirwa
  • Amref gives Machinga communities PPE 16 June 2021
    Amref Health Africa has donated personal protective equipment (PPE) to about 100 households in traditional authorities (T/As) Liwonde, Kawinga, Nyambi and Chikweo in Machinga District. Speaking on Monday during the handover  at Tigwirizane Community-Based Organisation Centre in T/A Kawinga, Amref project officer Charles Chirwa encouraged the people to utilise the facilities to prevent the spread […]
    Ayamba Kandodo and Rex Chikoko
  • Cosafa returns With new format 16 June 2021
    The Southern Africa regional football tournament, the Cosafa Cup, returns next month with a new format in which there will be no seeding of top teams and Plate Section. Previously, teams that reached the quarter-finals competed in the Plate section and automatically qualified for the quarter-finals of the next edition. Malawi national football team, The […]
    Joy Ndovi
  • Community teams up to build police unit 16 June 2021
    People of Traditional Authority (T/A) Simphasi in Mchinji have teamed up to construct a police unit in the area. In an interview, T/A Simphasi said people travel long distances to get services at a nearby police station. However, the chief expressed satisfaction that construction works were in progress. “We will support police to fight crime […]
    Malawi News Agency
  • Salima communities get three boreholes 16 June 2021
    Community members in traditional authorities (T/As) Pemba and Kalonga in Salima have commended a Palestinian charity, Al Baila, for drilling three boreholes in their areas. Speaking on Monday during the handover at Mwafuti Village in T/A Kalonga, village headKuchilimani said his subjects used to drink water from unprotected sources. “This posed a threat of contracting […]
    Steven Pembamoyo
  • Primary school learners get uniforms, textbooks 16 June 2021
    Youth with Difference, a grouping of youths from various colleges in the country, has donated school uniforms to 21 needy students at Kande Primary School in Nkhata Bay. In an interview, the group’s chairperson Lumbani Hara said the donation falls under Valani Nawo, Nawo Avale resource mobilisation drive that has printed T-shirts they sell at […]
    Pledge Jali