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  • PICC moves to establish more churches 29 March 2023
    Pentecostal International Christian Centre (PICC) says it is committed to opening more churches across the country as well as outside the country in a bid to reach out many people with the word of God. Speaking on Tuesday in Lilongwe, Area 49 during the opening of PICC church auditorium which was presided over by Nigerian […]
    Nyasa Times Reporter
  • PCL donate assorted items worth K210m to Cyclone Freddy survivors in camps 29 March 2023
    Conglomerate Press Corporation Limited (PCL) and its subsidiary companies have donated both food and non-food items worth about K210 million to Cyclone Freddy survivors in various camps in Chiradzulu, Mulanje, Chikwawa and Mangochi districts. Members of staff from the PCL corporate office and various subsidiary companies with the help of Malawi Red Cross Society officials […]
    Nyasa Times Reporter
  • UGI staff donates to Cyclone Freddy survivors in Blantyre 29 March 2023
    Members of staff of United General Insurance (UGI) mobilized themselves to contribute and buy both food and non-food items worth K1.5 million, which were donated to Cyclone Freddy survivors in Chilomoni Township in Blantyre at the weekend. UGI Human Resources and Administration Manager Katija Mataya said as members of staff they were touched with the […]
    Nyasa Times Reporter
  • PIL commits K100 million Cyclone Freddy Survivors 29 March 2023
    Petroleum Importers Limited (PIL) has committed K100 million towards survivors of Cyclone Freddy which has claimed more than 500 people and displaced thousands of people in the Southern Region districts. After donating various food and non-food items worth K20 million in Phalombe District at the weekend, PIL announced that it has topped up K80 million […]
    Nyasa Times Reporter
  • Anna’s Car Rental aids Cyclone Survivors in Thyolo 28 March 2023
    Anna’s Car Rental (ACR) has joined the corporate world in providing food and non-food items to Cyclone Freddy survivors at Mulemba Primary School camp in Thyolo. The company’s administration officer, Fumbani Tembo said the company felt the need to support the 224 displaced households at the camp through its “ACRCARES initiative”. “Being a Malawian-owned company, […]
    Nyasa Times Reporter
  • Egypt humiliate Flames on home soil: Fire the coach 28 March 2023
    Egypt’s Pharaohs have given a bitter dose of football lesson after thrashing the Malawi Flames at Bingu National Stadium in Lilongwe on Tuesday with three quick-fire goals in the first 20 minutes. While the home fans were hoping for a revenge on the 2-0 defeat Malawi suffered on Friday in reverse fixture of the 2023 […]
    Nyasa Times Reporter
  • Government lauds Limbe Leaf for taking lead in sports development in Malawi 28 March 2023
    Malawi Government has applauded Limbe Leaf Tobacco Company Limited for taking a lead sports development in the country. Deputy Director of Sports responsible for capacity building and schools sports in the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Mary Waya, has commended Limbe Leaf Tobacco Company Limited for its continued support towards sports development in the country. […]
    Nyasa Times Reporter
  • First Lady drums up Queens fundraiser 28 March 2023
    In a bid to raise money for the Malawi National Netball Team, First Lady for Malawi Monica Chakwera has organised a dinner at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe on April 6. This is in the Malawi Queens’ preparations for Netball World Cup, the first one on Africa soil in Durban, South Africa in July. The First Lady […]
    Nyasa Times Reporter
  • TB fight, leprosy elimination needs more investment 28 March 2023
    Deputy Minister of health Halima Daudi has expressed the need for more investment in efforts to fight against tuberculosis (TB) and leprosy in Malawi. Daudi was speaking in Mchinji during the commemorations of World TB and Leprosy Elimination Day under the theme: Yes We Can End TB” and Act Now: End Leprosy” “Despite numerous investments, […]
    Nyasa Times Reporter
  • Homeland Minister Ng’oma fulfils K1.5m salary promise to Chilobwe residents 28 March 2023
    Minister of Homeland Security Ken Zikhale Ng’oma has fulfilled his promise of donating K1.5 million from his salary to Tropical Cyclone Freddy survivors in Chilobwe, Blantyre. Speaking during the handover at Naotcha Primary School in Chilobwe on Saturday, Ng’oma said he decided to give the salary to young men who were bold to rescue people […]
    Nyasa Times Reporter
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  • Malawi MPs rejects K19 billion OPC allocation over Colleen Zamba 29 March 2023
    Members of Parliament this afternoon rejected a K19.8 billion allocation to the Office of President and Cabinet (OPC) over the conduct of Secretary to President and Cabinet (SPC) Collen Zamba. Parliamentarians initially shot down the OPC vote before approving it later. According to the MPs, they did not want to pass the vote for OPC […]
    Malawi24 Reporter
  • Malawi Police recover stolen MBC gun 29 March 2023
    Police in Ndirande are keeping in custody Innocent Manasa aged 22 for stealing a gun from two security guards for Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) in Chirimba. Ndirande Police Station spokesperson Superintendent Kelvin Nyirenda said the theft occurred on March 10, 2023 at around 03:00 Am in Chirimba. He said detectives from Chirimba Police Unit through […]
    Russell Kondowe
  • Chakwera urges Malawians to repent their sins 29 March 2023
    President Lazarus Chakwera has urged Malawians to repent of their sins and look up to God. Chakwera said this today during the Eminent Persons Forum organized by the Evangelical Association of Malawi at Crossroads Hotel in Lilongwe. According to a post on Malawi Government Facebook Page, Chakwera said God will hear and answer Malawians’ prayers […]
    Malawi24 Reporter
  • CSOs concerned with low uptake of Covid vaccine in Malawi 29 March 2023
    Some Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have expressed concern over low uptake of Covid vaccine in Malawi, saying the country is among the least vaccinated countries in the world. The CSOs comprising Council for NGOs in Malawi (CONGOMA), Global Call to Action Against Poverty, People Vaccine and Malawi Health Equity Network (MEHN) disclosed this at a […]
    Mike Kalumbi
  • Cyclone Freddy survivors at Nanchidwa camp say they are being neglected 29 March 2023
    Survivors of Cyclone Freddy who are at Nanchidwa camp in Mulanje say they have not been receiving relief items. One of the survivors Emmanuel Elijah made the remarks when Centre for Democracy and Economic Initiatives (CDEDI) donated items to the camp which he said was the first assistance arriving at the camp. Elijah said Nanchidwa […]
    Martha Chikoti
  • Passerby killed after trying to stop a fight in Likoma 29 March 2023
    Police in Likoma have arrested Prince Manyuka aged 18 for allegedly stabbing to death Douglas Phiri after Phiri tried to stop a fight between Manyuka and another person on Monday. It is reported in the evening of March 27, 2023 while at Jalo Trading Centre, in Traditional Authority Mkumpha in the district, Manyuka picked a […]
    Russell Kondowe
  • Airtel Malawi adds new Chezani bundles 29 March 2023
    Airtel Malawi has revamped its popular voice bundle portfolio Chezani by adding three new bundles that can be used to call numbers from other networks. The bundles are Chezani Daily K200 (for 10 minutes); Chezani Weekly K500 (for 30 minutes); and Chezani Monthly K2,000 (for 140 minutes). According to Airtel Marketing Director, Thokozani Kamkondo-Sande, the […]
    Malawi24 Reporter
  • Senior Chief Malemia yathokoza chifukwa chowakwezera mafumu malipiro 29 March 2023
    Senior Chief Malemia ya boma la Zomba yathokoza boma chifukwa chokwezera mafumu malipiro ndipo ati izi zipangitsa kuti mafumu azilimbikira ntchito. Senior Chief Malemia yawuza Malawi24 kuti mafumu andodo a Boma la Zomba akondwera kwambiri chifukwa poyamba amalandira swahala wochepa kwambiri. Iwo ati mafumu amagwira ntchito yotamandika kwambiri m’madera momwe amakhala choncho kukwezeredwa swahala kupangitsa […]
    Raphael Likaka
  • Kunkuyu commends radio stations on World Radio Day 29 March 2023
    Malawi Minister of Information and Digitalisation Moses Kunkuyu has commended radio stations in the country for educating, entertaining and informing the public on various issues of national interest. Speaking yesterday when Malawi commemorated World Radio Day in Zomba, Kunkuyu said radios play significant role in informing the general public on Tropical Cyclone Freddy adding that […]
    Raphael Likaka
  • Man nabbed for stealing medical drugs 29 March 2023
    Police in Rumphi have arrested a 38 year-old-man identified as Lebohagi Banda for allegedly stealing medical drugs from Rumphi district hospital. This happened on March 27, 2023 at Rumphi district hospital. Banda who was working as a security supervisor under a local security company is believed to have been stealing drugs especially during lunch hours […]
    Mike Kalumbi
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  • Norway promises cyclone recovery programmes 29 March 2023
    Listen Norway says it will continue to assist the country in its drive to recover from Cyclone Freddy which hit the country.Royal Norwegian ambassador Ingrid Marie Mikelson said this at Dolo Primary School camp of people displaced by the cyclone in Traditional Authority (T/A) Ngabu in Chikwawa on Tuesday when Norwegian Church Aid (NCA) and […]
    Edwin Nyirongo
  • Reproductive health project excites learners 29 March 2023
    Listen Primary and secondary school learners from Dowa, Ntchisi and Lilongwe districts have expressed excitement with a sexual and reproductive health (SRH) project Forum for African Women Educationalists in Malawi (Fawema) is implementing in their districts. The project, which seeks to reduce school dropout due to pregnancies and child marriages, has established clubs in schools […]
    Nation Online
  • Loan groups get K19m boost 29 March 2023
    Listen Foundation for Irrigation and Sustainable Development (Fisd) in collaboration with Blantyre District Council has disbursed K19 million to 24 village savings and loans groups (VSLs) in Blantyre. In an interview on Monday, Fisd savings, credit and gender coordinator Amy Tchongwe said the funds seek to empower rural communities to engage in sustainable income-generating activities […]
    Nation Online
  • Public works participants shut council offices over pay 29 March 2023
    Listen Participants of Climate Smart Enhanced Public Works Programme from Senior Chief Sitola in Mchinga on Monday sealed the district’s council offices over delays to pay their wages. The development comes after district councils in the country have started paying participants who took part in public works in January and February this year.  The activities, […]
    Nation Online
  • Mwenifumbo supports Karonga farmers 29 March 2023
    Listen Northern Region Water Board (NRWB) chairperson Frank Mwenifumbo has donated K600 000 to Karonga Diocese of the Catholic Church in response to its appeal issued three weeks ago. The diocese’s Bishop Martin Mtumbuka asked for the support from well-wishers to help farmers whose crops have been affected by the dry spell in Karonga and […]
    Nation Online
  • Don’t sell customary land, people told 29 March 2023
    Listen Ministry of Lands registrar Anthony Nzima has warned people in Mzimba District against selling customary land to foreigners. He said this in the district on Monday when the ministry in partnership with Centre for Environmental Policy and Advocacy (Cepa) briefed stakeholders on the new amended Land Laws. Nzima said the new laws give ownership […]
    Nation Online
  • Online gold goes begging 29 March 2023
    Listen In the technology era, the online space has proved to be handy in aiding multiple facets of life by offering ready solutions to users. Subsquently, in the artistic realm, online spaces such as YouTube, Spotify and BoomPlay, among others, have proved to be a steady market for content creators. There is an apparent excitement […]
    Brian Itai
  • RBM moves to increase financial inclusion by 75% 29 March 2023
    Listen The Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) has outlined an ambitious plan to increase access to formal financial services to 75 percent from the current 46.1 percent of the adult population by 2027. Speaking on Monday in Lilongwe during the opening of the four-day Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) Working Groups Convergence Meeting, RBM Governor […]
    Nation Online
  • World bank cautions on forex shortage 29 March 2023
    Listen The World Bank says Malawi needs to urgently address the prevailing foreign exchange crisis, warning that prolonged forex shortage could impede business and economic growth. In its published overview on the country’s economy, the Bretton Woods institution has warned that acute shortage of forex is impeding businesses as reflected in the increasing shortage of […]
    Grace Phiri
  • Marinica ‘abandons’ Flames before match 29 March 2023
    Listen Flames coach Mario Marinica abandoned his charges at least 10 minutes to the final whistle in yesterday’s 2023 Africa Cup of the Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Egypt at Bingu National Stadium in Lilongwe. The Romanian left hurriedly towards the dressing room as the Flames trailed 0-4 after a shambolic display, prompting some fans to […]
    Garry Chirwa