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  • Graft fight gets nasty 24 January 2022
    Anti-Corruption Bureau (DG) Director General Martha Chizuma has been implicated in a leaked audio clip, where she is purportedly discussing work-related matters with a person not employed by the bureau. Malawians yesterday had a rude awakening when they discovered how deep-rooted corruption is in the country following the leakage of a conversation ostensibly between Chizuma […]
    Taonga Sabola
  • Government snares Affordable Inputs Programme suppliers 24 January 2022
    The Ministry of Agriculture has given suppliers of farm inputs under the 2021-22 Affordable Inputs Programme (AIP) up to January 26 2022 to produce documents relating to supplies. A memo, dated January 21 2022 and signed by Agriculture Ministry Principal Secretary Sam Maweru, indicates that the government has instituted a special team for the task. […]
    Jameson Chauluka
  • Saulos Chilima lambasts commercial banks 24 January 2022
    Vice President Saulos Chilima has said commercial banks in the country are not doing enough in providing financing to individuals and businesses that would translate in growth of the economy. Chilima, who is also Minister of Economic Planning, said this over the weekend during a consultation meeting with stakeholders on Covid social economic recovery plan. […]
    Justin Mkweu
  • Flames relief 24 January 2022
    Malawi National Football Team got a timely boost Sunday ahead of Tuesday’s swim or sink encounter after all the players and technical officials tested negative for coronavirus following a Polymerase Clain Reaction test. The results, which came late in the evening, were also an icing on the cake after five players also recovered from minor […]
    Peter Fote
  • Gaps in nutrition progress 24 January 2022
    By Watipaso Mzungu At the International Conference on Nutrition held in Rome in 1992, experts cited nutritional wellbeing of people as a precondition for the development of societies and a key objective of human development. The experts stated that a well-nourished and healthy workforce is a pre-condition for sustainable development. “Nutrition plays a critical role […]
    Watipaso Mzungu
  • ‘Fatsani’ movie goes to Showmax 24 January 2022
    The award-winning film Fatsani: A Tale of Survival will not be on DVD anytime soon as some quarters have wished but instead they have a chance to watch it online through Showmax. The producers of the film HD Plus held a press briefing in Lilongwe on Friday, when they announced that the film was now […]
    Sam Banda
  • Neef reaches out to musicians on loans 24 January 2022
    By Khumbo Kaliwo: In an effort aimed at accessing loans to propel their talents, Musicians Union of Malawi (Mum) on Friday met with National Economic Empowerment Fund (Neef) officials. Neef Board Chairperson Jephta Mtema described the meeting with musicians on Friday as fruitful. With the creative industry struggling to make ends meet in the absence […]
    Times News
  • Car dealer dangles music video support 24 January 2022
    Blantyre-based car dealership company Ama has introduced music video sponsorship packages for musicians in the country. Ama Car Dealers Managing Director Kingsley Alufaneti said the company decided to introduce the packages after realising the challenges artists face in producing quality music videos. “We want to help in the production of high quality music videos that […]
    Fatsani Kalonda
  • The greatness within 24 January 2022
    By Patrick Achitabwino: One inalienable fact with life is that all people are unique and are all destined for greatness. Most of the times, some people do not realise their greatness as they follow the destinies of others, thus eventually losing passion. It is imperative to note that everything around us that we call life […]
    Times News
  • Respect Flames kit master 24 January 2022
    Football Association of Malawi (Fam) has asked the nation not to ridicule the team’s kit master Richard Justin Zawazawa. Zawazawa, who is commonly called Dinho among his peers, has been trending on social media since the last contingent of the Malawi National Football Team left for the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. Some people […]
    Peter Fote
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  • Tips to increase your profit potential in forex trading 24 January 2022
    Because it is the world’s biggest financial market, the forex market attracts traders of all skill levels, from novices just learning about financial markets to seasoned pros with years of trading expertise. forex traders. Many forex traders join the market fast, only to swiftly leave after suffering losses and setbacks due to the market’s accessibility […]
    Nyasa Times Reporter
  • Business Ideas for 2022 24 January 2022
    Much of the world is still experiencing the effects of COVID and the pandemic that it has created. One effect is many people being out of a job and looking for work. This could lead you to consider opening your own business in Malawi. Here’s a list of a few that may be lucrative. Why […]
    Nyasa Times Reporter
  • Why the African Cup of the Nation is an Opportunity for a Malawi Football Player 24 January 2022
    When it comes to the African Cup of the Nation, this may be a big deal in all African countries, but it is also something special for those that live in Malawi. This is because since the inception of the games, the nation has only qualified 3 times. However, they have qualified this year and […]
    Nyasa Times Reporter
  • What to Do When Pregnant During Covid Phase 4 24 January 2022
    If you are a mother, the COVID pandemic may cause you to feel apprehensive about being able to keep your children safe. This is likely the case when it comes to pregnant women also. Of course, there are ways to keep you and your baby safe, even if you are pregnant during the 4th phase […]
    Nyasa Times Reporter
  • Living with Covid in Malawi 24 January 2022
    The COVID pandemic is still affecting Malawi as well as many other parts of the world, but this doesn’t mean that you can’t be safe in the region. There are a number of precautions you are able to take, which can keep you safe, even if you are living with COVID or recovering from it. […]
    Nyasa Times Reporter
  • Jappie Mhango renegades against Nankhumwa by withdrawing from court case against DPP 24 January 2022
    Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) treasurer general, Jappie Mhango — who together with the party’s vice-president for the South Kondwani Nankhumwa, secretary-general Gelzeder Jeffrey and MP for Mulanje West Yusuf Nthenda took the party to court over leadership feud — has withdrawn from the legal proceedings. In a statement, Mhango — who is Member of Parliament […]
    Nyasa Times Reporter
  • Cyclone Ana to hit Southern Region of Malawi 24 January 2022
    The Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) on Sunday disclosed that the country’s Southern Region will be affected by Cyclone Ana, which will be associated with heavy rains and winds. Through its press release, DoDMA said Cyclone Ana was in the Indian Ocean heading towards Nacala Mozambique. The cyclone is anticipated to bring heavy floods […]
    Nyasa Times Reporter
  • MAM appeals for business loans for musicians 24 January 2022
    The Musicians Association of Malawi (MAM) has asked the National Economic Enterprises Fund (NEEF) to provide loans to musicians to enable them to venture in small and medium enterprises. MAM Board Chairperson, Wycliffe Chimwendo, said this would help in improving musicians’ livelihoods in this time of Covid -19. Chimwendo was speaking in Lilongwe over the […]
    Nyasa Times Reporter
  • Expectations rise among Malawians as Chakwera announces National Address at 8pm tonight 24 January 2022
    There are high expectations among Malawians following an announcement from the State House that President Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera will address the nation at 8pm tonight. The address comes barely a few days after the quasi-religious body – the Public Affairs Committee (PAC) – asked Chakwera to provide policy direction on a number of pressing […]
    Nyasa Times Reporter
  • ACB czar Chizuma alleges judge pocketed money to release Ashok Nair 23 January 2022
    The Director General of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), Martha Chizuma, has alleged that a High Court judge pocketed “something” in the release on bail of Ashok Nair, who is an agent of embattled businessman Zuneith Sattar. Chizuma has said this in a leaked phone call, in which, in part, she is heard sharing secrets and insights […]
    Nyasa Times Reporter
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  • Chakwera dissolves cabinet 24 January 2022
    President Lazarus Chakwera has dissolved his cabinet, saying the move is a demonstration of his resolve to confront all forms of lawless conduct by public officials. Chakwera made the announcement during a national address tonight. “I have dissolved my entire Cabinet effective immediately, and all the functions of Cabinet revert to my office until I […]
    Mwayi Mkandawire
  • Blackout hits Malawi 24 January 2022
    There is power outage in many areas across the country as the Electricity Generation Company (EGENCO) Malawi Limited says it has been forced to shut down machines at power stations due to floods. On social media, Malawians from various areas across the country have complained of blackouts. EGENCO has since released a statement saying the […]
    Malawi24 Reporter
  • Malawi replica jerseys fail to arrive 24 January 2022
    Football Association of Malawi (FAM) says the much anticipated Flames replica jerseys have not arrived in the country despite the association telling the nation that the consignment was expected to land in Malawi on Monday. On Sunday, FAM had announced that the replicas would arrive on Monday before hitting the market the following day through […]
    Andrew Cane Chilapondwa
  • Former MASM commercial chief found guilty of raping niece 24 January 2022
    The Chief Resident Magistrate Court in Blantyre has found former Medical Aid Society of Malawi (MASM) Chief Commercial Officer Andrew Ngomwa guilty of raping his niece. Magistrate Jean Kayira has also convicted Ngomwa of defilement and gross indecent practice in the presence of a child. Ngomwa was, however, acquitted on the charge of procuring defilement […]
    Russell Chimbayo
  • Chakwera told to declare his support for Chizuma 24 January 2022
    Human rights activists have demanded President Lazarus Chakwera to make a public statement rallying his support towards Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Director General Martha Chizuma, failure which they will conduct demonstrations. The demand is in a statement signed by Phunziro Mvula of the Social Revolution Movement, concerned citizen Mundango Nyirenda, Mzuzu Youth Caucus coordinator Gomezgani Nkhoma […]
    Martha Chikoti
  • Tropical Storm ANA to enter Malawi tomorrow 24 January 2022
    The Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services says Moderate Tropical Storm ANA will likely enter Malawi tomorrow through Zomba, Mulanje and Phalombe districts. In a statement today, the department said the storm is currently in the Mozambique channel where it is expected to make a landfall on Mozambique east coast. It is moving at […]
    Mwayi Mkandawire
  • Lightning strikes kill 26 people in Malawi 24 January 2022
    The Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DODMA) says 26 people have died due to lightning strikes since the start of the current rainy season. DODMA has also recorded 13 deaths that occurred as a result of collapsed walls due to strong winds and stormy rains. Twenty-one of the 39 departed persons are males while 18 […]
    Malawi24 Reporter
  • Talking Blues: She came, she saw, she made them uncomfortable 24 January 2022
    “I want to make this country feel uncomfortable with corruption. As it is, it is like it is now part of our lives. So, I would want to see to it that Malawians start feeling uncomfortable about corruption.” Martha Chizuma speaking to the Daily Times in May 2021 It is difficult to believe that Ms. […]
    Mapwiya Muulupale
  • Malawi Police guarding Catholic institutions for free 24 January 2022
    Malawi Police Service (MPS) is providing free security services to Catholic Church institutions in the country. Police started providing the night guard services to the Catholic institutions on 7 January this year, according to a police communication published by the local media. “It has been directed that from today 07/01/2022, we will start providing free […]
    Malawi24 Reporter
  • Mob kills three elderly persons over witchcraft allegations in Nkhata Bay 24 January 2022
    By Sopani Ng’ambi A mob in Nkhata Bay has killed three elderly persons in the district over accusations that they killed a teacher using witchcraft. The deceased persons have been identified as Mbiri Kamphapa Banda who was Village Headman Kamphapa, Fainess Simwaka of Munguwo Village and Lasuti Silimbweru of Mbale Village all from Traditional Authority […]
    Malawi24 Reporter
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  • Neef to disburse K6bn loans in two months 24 January 2022
    The National Economic Empowerment Fund (Neef) plans to disburse K6 billion in varied loans in the next two months to empower citizens to inject capital into their businesses. Neef board chairperson Jephter Mtema revealed this in an interview on Friday on the sidelines of an awareness workshop with members of the Musician Union of Malawi. […]
    Steve Chilundu
  • AG wins in Techno Brain staff case 24 January 2022
    The Attorney General (AG) has won a case in which an employee of Techno Brain dragged him to court to compel government to bring the employee before the court. The employee, Prakash Naidu, was required to surrender office spaces, passwords to some computers and other gadgets to government after the AG Thabo Chakaka-Nyirenda on December […]
    Frank Namangale
  • Escom, PPDA differ on Aggreko contract 24 January 2022
    Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (Escom) and the Public Procurement and Disposal of Assets Authority (PPDA) have differed on the no objection status on the contract between Escom and Aggreko. Escom told a Parliamentary Committee on Natural Resources and Climate Change on Tuesday that PPDA issued it with a no objection to enter into a […]
    George Singini
  • Match fixers betrayed us at 2010 Afcon, says Kinnah 24 January 2022
    Kinnah Phiri has said the Flames would have reached the knockout stages of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in 2010 had some players not betrayed their country. The former Flames coach said this in an interview with MIJ FM on Saturday when he commended the current squad for reaching the Afcon knockout stages. Said […]
    Garry Chirwa
  • Minister pushes for fans’ trip to Cameroon 24 January 2022
    Minister of Youth and Sports Ulemu Msungama says he has negotiated with two airlines for subsidised air tickets to enable supporters travel to Cameroon to cheer the Flames at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon). However, while commending the idea, football analyst George Kaudza Masina has faulted the timing. In a post on his Facebook […]
    Garry Chirwa
  • Flames replica jerseys in today 24 January 2022
    At long last! The long-awaited Flames Moto replica consignment is expected in the country this afternoon ahead of tomorrow’s crucial Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) round of 16 match against Morocco’s Atlas Lions. Football Association of Malawi (FAM) missed the end of year deadline to have the replicas in the country to raise the hype […]
    Garry Chirwa
  • Ministry pleads for K21bn BWB bailout 24 January 2022
    Ministry of Forestry and Natural Resources has called for a K21 billion bailout for Blantyre Water Board (BWB) to help clear a debt it owes Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (Escom). The ministry’s Principal Secretary (PS) Yanira Ntupanyama made the call on Thursday when she appeared before the Parliamentary Committee on Natural Resources and Climate […]
    George Singini
  • Chizuma ‘audio’ stirs debate 24 January 2022
    A leaked audio, purportedly a conversation between the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) director general Martha Chizuma and an unknown person, has stirred debate in the country. Some quarters of society yesterday said the audio is a huge scandal and called for Chizuma’s immediate resignation. But others considered the alleged voice recording as a ploy to bring […]
    Suzgo Chitete
  • MCP ‘charters’ plane for political rally 24 January 2022
    The Malawi Congress Party (MCP) on Friday ‘chartered’ an Ulendo Airlink plane to ferry its four officials from Mzuzu to Likoma Island. The plane later crash-landed near Kamuzu International Airport on return to Lilongwe after developing a fault. The incident happened after the plane had dropped the four passengers in Mzuzu. The four officials included, […]
    Joseph Mwale
  • Parley speaks on Escom unbundling 24 January 2022
    Parliamentary Committee on Natural Resources and Climate Change says leaving Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (Escom) in charge of the single buyer function has the potential to scare away investors in the power sector. The sentiments were made on Saturday when the committee met Escom board members and management in Salima to discuss single buyer […]
    Steve Chilundu