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  • Cancel Malawi’s debts or not? 13 April 2024
    Since assuming office in June 2020, President Lazarus Chakwera has made it his mission to plead for cancellation of Malawi’s debts, currently standing at over K13 trillion. The thinking is that having the debts scrapped off would free resources for the government to invest in health, education, agriculture, roads, social welfare and other sectors to […]
    Serah Makondesa Chilora
  • Assets declaration law targets more officials 13 April 2024
    The Special Law Commission has recommended that traditional authorities on government payroll start declaring their assets. The Commission has also recommended that land officers, auditing personnel, operators of critical information infrastructure and officers from the Malawi Bureau of Standards be included on the list. Deputy Chairperson of the Commission, Reyneck Matemba, said the Commission has […]
    Rebecca Chimjeka
  • Fomo, Bangwe All Stars at loggerheads 13 April 2024
    Disagreements have emerged between Bangwe All Stars and TNM Super League debutants Fomo over the ownership of Phillip Chavula, Malawi News Sport has learnt. Bangwe claim the player joined Fomo using a different name— Phillip Kamanga—and featured as a substitute when the two sides met in a TNM Super League which ended 1-0 in favour […]
    Mabvuto Kambuwe
  • Women affected by ‘gender-biased’ climate change deserve justice 13 April 2024
    By Busani Bafana: While research into the unequal impacts of climate change on women is growing, more is needed to enable them to realize their rights to climate justice. Researchers argue that women and girls have unequal access to food, water, health, education, and even income, thanks to climate change. This makes them more vulnerable. […]
    Times News
  • Writing but not selling: Malawian writers’ hurdle of book marketing 13 April 2024
    By Aubrey Thom Vakhani: It has been an outstanding outcry that reading culture is on death bed in Malawi. This trend is also haunting the writing industry because some local writers are finding it difficult to sell their books. Juliet Miriam Neba of Malawi Writers Union (Mawu) budding writers’ desk says despite the fact many […]
    Times News
  • Sports Arena on Cosafa awards – 12 April 2024 13 April 2024
    Williams Gondwa
  • Sleeping councils 13 April 2024
    A few weeks ago, Lilongwe City Council (LCC) woke up and realised some individuals had grown maize in locations where such activities are proscribed. The council, to the chagrin of some people, slashed the crops when they were just a few days from maturity. It was not that LCC officials were not aware that prohibited […]
    Alick Ponje
  • Divisions over Silver Strikers bus procurement procedures 13 April 2024
    The Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) has found itself between a rock and hard surface for allegedly breaching procurement procedures over the purchase of Silver Strikers’ new bus, Malawi News Sport can reveal. Due to the situation, divisions have emerged as to whether the Central Bank should accept the bus on behalf of the team […]
    Mabvuto Kambuwe
  • FCB Nyasa Big Bullets wary of wounded Mighty Tigers 13 April 2024
    TNM Super League defending champions FCB Nyasa Big Bullets face a tough mission in their search for first win of the season when they square off against Mighty Tigers at Kamuzu Stadium this afternoon. The two sides have a chance to make amends for their opening week results after Bullets were held to 1-1 draw […]
    Mabvuto Kambuwe
  • Lazarus Chakwera warns cops against breaking laws 13 April 2024
    By Serah Chilora & Isaac Salima: President Lazarus Chakwera has commended the Malawi Police Service for the security services they are offering in the country. He said where there is a vibrant police service, there is law and order in the country. Chakwera made the remarks Friday when he presided over Police Pass- Out Parade […]
    Serah Makondesa Chilora
RSS Malawi Nyasa Times – News from Malawi about Malawi
  • Fredokiss wants to run again for Zingwangwa-Soche Constituency: Will he make this time? 12 April 2024
    Rapper, entreprenuer and youth activist Penjani Kalua, commonly known as Fredokiss,  has announced that he will contest again as a Member of Parliament in the 2025 elections in Zingwangwa-Soche Constituency, formerly known as Blantyre City South Constituency. Fredokiss, son of prominent politician Kamlepo Kalua, lost the 2019 elections to Noel Lipipa, the incumbent Member of […]
    NyasaT Editor
  • Catholic Nun abducted in Zomba: Assaulted, tortured and left helpless because of her religion 12 April 2024
    The Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) has expressed shock and dismay over a sad incident where a Catholic nun was abducted in Zomba yesterday by an unknown occupant of a car that stopped for her pretending to be good Samaritans. In a statement released by ECM today, the nun was assaulted and tortured by the […]
    NyasaT Editor
  • Chakwera says Govt to recruit 2, 000 more police officers, directs ministry to adjust law-enforcers salaries upwards 12 April 2024
    President Lazarus Chakwera has disclosed plans by his administration to recruit another 2, 000 police officers in the next three months to boost safety and security of property and lives. Chakwera has also instructed the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs to revise salaries for the police officers to ensure that they are consistent with […]
    NyasaT Editor
  • Mulanje Development Institute underlines its commitment to the country’s education 12 April 2024
    Mulanje development institute MDI has expressed its commitment in complementing the government’s efforts in promotion of education in line with the 2063 developmental agenda. Dr Watson Jay Nachipo registrar for MDI disclosed this in Mulanje on Friday during the graduation ceremony of the MDI. The second cohort for the MDI graduation ceremony was held under […]
    NyasaT Editor
  • Govt hails WHO for supporting health sector 12 April 2024
    Deputy minister of health Halima Daudi has praised World Health Organization, (WHO) for unwavering support towards improving health sector in the country. Daudi said during the time when the country is facing health challenges, partners like WHO are always there, she mentioned of a the pink eye problem, rubella outbreak in Neno as well the […]
    NyasaT Editor
  • Batawalala implicated in EGENCO K6.7 billion rot 12 April 2024
    It never rains but pours for local businessperson Abdul Karim Batawala whose name is mentioned in an audit report about a K6.7 billion mis procurement mess at Electricity Generation Company (Egenco) undertaken between January 2017 and March 2022. The alleged mis-procurement is said to be connected to unissued items in stock, unauthorised requisitions and rampant […]
    NyasaT Editor
  • Chakwera apempha apolisi kuti akhale osunga mwambo 12 April 2024
    Mtsogoleri wadziko lino a LazarusChakwera yemwenso ndi wamkulu kunthambi ya a polisi, wapempha apolisi mdziko muno kuti akhale anthu osunga mwambo. Mukulankhula kwawo ku mwambo otsanzikana ndi ophunzira ku sukulu zanthambiyi, ku Blantyre, a Chakwera adati zimakhala zomvetsa chisoni kuona a Polisi kukhalanso oyamba kumphwanya malamulo. A Chakwera adati a Polisi ndi anthu ofunika kwambiri […]
    NyasaT Editor
  • LUANAR stresses the need to intensify agroecology approach for food security and economic growth 12 April 2024
    The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) through the Malawi Agro-Ecology Hub has stressed the need for the country to intensify agroecology initiative for food security and economic growth. Malawi Agro-Ecology Hub Coordinator Professor Vernom Kabambe made the remarks during a media tour at Nthawi Farms where Agro-Ecology activities are practiced. “There is […]
    NyasaT Editor
  • RBM takes financial literacy to farmers, MSMEs 11 April 2024
    Director for Financial Sector Regulation Department at Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) Sopani Gondwe has said this year’s financial literacy campaign targets sectors of agriculture and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) which seeks to equip them with personal finance and business management skills. Speaking on Wednesday, Gondwe said RBM had engaged SME Support Centre […]
    NyasaT Editor
  • MACRA engage financial service regulators in digital financial service security 11 April 2024
    Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority, (MACRA) says as a telecommunications regulator it is crucial to work closely with the financial service regulator which is the reserve bank of Malawi in ensuring that they strengthen security within digital financial services. MACRA director general, Daudi Sulemani says as the world is progressing in digital terms Malawi is also […]
    NyasaT Editor
RSS Malawi 24
  • Boma lalangizidwa kusiya kupeleka ndalama mu ndondomeko ya mtukula pakhomo 13 April 2024
    Bungwe la a katswiri pa nkhani za zachuma la Financial Market Dealers Association (FIMDA), lalangiza boma la Malawi kuti liganize zosiya kupeleka ndalama mu ndondomeko ya mtukula pa khomo ndi kuyamba kupeleka zinthu ngati chimanga, ufa ndi zina.  Izi ndi malingana ndi mtsogoleri wa bungwe la FIMDA a Leslie Fatch omwe amayankhula Lachisanu munzinda wa […]
    Archangel Nzangaya
  • Solidaridad’s Pathways to Prosperity Programme Spearheads Equality Efforts in Malawi’s Agricultural Sector 13 April 2024
    In Malawi, like many countries in Africa, inequality persists as a significant challenge, particularly in the agricultural sector. Despite being largely agrarian economies, smallholder farmers in Malawi face immense disparities in access to inputs and other farming services, market opportunities, and socio-economic benefits. According to the World Bank, around 80% of Malawi’s population relies on agriculture […]
    Malawi24 Reporter
  • Floods kill two, displace over 1,000 households in Chikwawa  13 April 2024
    Heavy rains and flash floods have wreaked havoc in Chikwawa, resulting in the loss of two lives and the damage of a total of 1,683 houses in the area of Traditional Authorities (TAs) Ngabu and Lundu.  According to Chikwawa Disaster Risk Management Officer, Charity Machika, the most affected villages include Group Village Heads (GVHs) Malemia, […]
    Malawi News Agency (MANA)
  • Social Media Reaction To Age Limit Bill Against Peter Mutharika 13 April 2024
    Background On Thursday 4th April 2024, Speaker of Parliament Catherine Gotani Hara said the Business Committee of Parliament did not discuss and approve the tabling of a motion on the Age Limit Bill. She was reacting to a concern by Member of Parliament Hon. Ben Phiri Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Member of Parliament for Thyolo […]
    Burnett Munthali
  • Rick Dzida on Malawi24 Hard Talk interview with Burnett Munthali – Malawi24 13 April 2024
    Hard-Hitting Questions Part 2 Good day Rick Dzida, Welcome to Malawi24 HardTalk interview Question: Do you think Chakwera and Mutharika have received your national address and plea by now? Answer: I have all the hope that most Malawians have read my national address including President Chakwera and former President Peter Mutharika. You know that social […]
    Burnett Munthali
  • MBS suspends restaurant operations at Hotel Victoria’s and Heritage Hotel by Serindib in Blantyre 13 April 2024
    The Malawi Bureau Standards (MBS) has taken swift action, suspending restaurant operations at Hotel Victoria’s and Heritage Hotel by Serindib in Blantyre due to hygiene violations. According to MBS, the immediate suspension of the restaurant operations at the Hotel is due to non-compliance with essential hygienic requirements. Reports indicate that Dr. Bernard Thole, who is […]
    Ben Bongololo
  • Breaking: Batatawala Embroiled in K6.7 Billion Procurement Scandal at EGENCO 12 April 2024
    The Electricity Generation Company (Egenco) of Malawi is at the centre of a significant procurement scandal involving K6.7 billion (£6.9 million) with unauthorised requisitions and extensive single sourcing from companies owned by individuals of dubious integrity, among them Abdul Karim Batatawala, despite facing fraud and corruption charges. A detailed forensic investigation conducted by Mwenelupembe, Mhango […]
    Malawi24 Reporter
  • Zimbabwe government calls for Malawi investors 12 April 2024
    Zimbabwe’s Minister of Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage, Kazembe Kazembe has urged business people in Malawi to invest in Zimbabwe. Kazembe Kazembe who is in the country for official duties made the remarks on Thursday in Blantyre after meeting one of the country’s business people Leston Mulli. According to the minister, Zimbabwe has good policies […]
    Martha Chikoti
  • Abambo ambiri sanayezetse magazi, atsikana achichepere akutenga HIV kwambiri – yatelo NAC 12 April 2024
    Bungwe lotsogolera ntchito yolimbana ndi matenda a Edzi la National Aids Commission (NAC), lati kafukufuku akuonetsa kuti a bambo ambiri akumangodziyendera osayezetsa magazi pomwe akuti atsikana a chichepere makamaka m’sukulu zaukachenjede ndi omwe akutenga kwambiri kachiromboka kamba ka “ma blesser”. Izi ndi malingana ndi mkulu owona zopewa kachirombo ka HIV ku bungwe la NAC a […]
    Archangel Nzangaya
  • Get to Know Her Excellency Ambassador: Ms. Catherine Nurujean Kunje 12 April 2024
    Catherine Nurujean Kunje is currently the Malawian Ambassador to the Arab Republic of Egypt. Based in Cairo, the office plays a central role in advancing diplomatic relations with Egypt and the whole region. Kunje comes from a humble background and she has worked in Media and International Relations over the years.   Before she was appointed […]
    Manson Msukwa
RSS Nation Online
  • Bullets top game bonus 13 April 2024
    FCB Nyasa Bullets stand proudly as the team that offers the highest game bonus to its players in the country. Weekend Nation has established that the People’s Team pay their players K80 000 each for a win and nothing for a draw or loss. Bullets players are the highest game bonus earners An inside source […]
    Garry Chirwa
  • Local clubs continue to miss out on rankings 13 April 2024
    Malawian football teams continue to miss out on rankings that are prepared by Football Database. The latest African club rankings released six days ago show that at least 607 clubs appear on the rankings with none from Malawi. Sapao: We overrate our football Mamelodi Sundowns from South Africa are the top-ranked team followed by Al […]
    Garry Chirwa
  • IPPS to miss 2024 deadline 13 April 2024
    All Independent Power Producers (IPPs) with planned operational date of 2023/24 will miss the deadline as authorities say apart from the four that commissioned two years ago, the rest now target 2025 onwards. Director of electricity in the Ministry of Energy Million Mafuta disclosed this on Tuesday when responding to our inquiry on progress of […]
    George Lumwira
  • Bullets, Tigers crave for 1st win 13 April 2024
    Reigning champions FCB Nyasa Bullets and Mighty Tigers will be out to bag their first full points when they clash in the TNM Super League match this afternoon at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre. The People’s Team were held to a one-all draw by Dedza Dynamos away last week while the Kau-Kau Boys were stunned by […]
    Garry Chirwa
  • Charcoal still a burning issue in Zomba (Part 1) 12 April 2024
    Group Village Head Mbelo of Traditional Authority Malemia in Zomba vividly recalls how beautiful Zomba Mountain was—a beautiful scenery of lush greenery. She says since time immemorial, the mountain has been a source of life for communities scattered in villages below it through its numerous perennial rivers. That, now, is under threat. Unsustainable charcoal production […]
    Nation Online
  • Sex-for-grades problem requires rounded solution 12 April 2024
    Recently, the Civil Society Coalition on Education (Cesc) and the Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) condemned the alleged case of sex-for-grades at Mzuzu University. It was refreshing to see stakeholders from the education and human rights sectors band together against a vice that has for a long time eroded the credibility of local institutions of […]
    Eric Mtemang’ombe
  • Money and relationship —Is it conditional love? 12 April 2024
    Last week when I wrote in the column Candid Talk in our sister newspaper Nation on Sunday about conditional love that involves some women giving conditions of being given transport money to visit their boyfriends, the column opened a can of worms. It was very clear from the massive reactions that the column had touched […]
    Edith Gondwe
  • ­­­­­­­­­­Making Chakwera’s ATM work 12 April 2024
    Our indomitable, indefatigable, impeccable and unimpeachable leader, the Most Genuine Professor Dr Joye Befu, MEGA-1, MG 66, and, we, the rank and file members of the Bottom Up Party (BUP), salute President Lazarus Chakwera for his prioritisation of three key sectors, namely Agriculture, Tourism, and Mining (ATM) as drivers of the Malawi’s economic growth to […]
    Levi Manda
  • Norway to reduce barriers to SRH services 12 April 2024
    Norwegian Church Aid and DanChurch (NCA/DCA) is implementing a three-year sexual reproductive health rights project, funded by Norway, which aims at reducing teenage pregnancies and gender-based violence (GBV). Our Staff Writer EDWIN NYIRONGO engaged Norwegian Ambassador INGRID MIKELSEN who explained why her country is involved. Excerpts: Mikelsen: Our interventions are gender-inclusive What attracted Norway to […]
    Edwin Nyirongo
  • On President’s pleasure to pardon 12 April 2024
    April 3 2024 Dear Diary, Pardon, they say, is the best gift one can ever get. Not only does it give you a second chance, it gives you time to reflect on the reality of your mistakes. Over the Eastertide, President Lazarus Chakwera pardoned 49 prisoners as part of the season to remember Jesus Christ’s […]
    Kondwani Kamiyala