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Education Manager Bemoans Inadequate Teachers

District Education Manager (DEM) for Mzimba North says only four teachers have been deployed to the area out of the 10, 000 recruited this year and has bemoaned that the situation may compromise education standards. Muhabi Chivunga was speaking Wednesday duri
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Education Manager Bemoans Inadequate Teachers

District Education Manager (DEM) for Mzimba North says only four teachers have been deployed to the area out of the 10, 000 recruited this year and has bemoaned that the situation may compromise education standards. Muhabi Chivunga was speaking Wednesday during Campaign for Female Education (CAMFED) meeting at Ekwendeni Trading Centre in the district. He said Mzimba North has a total of 278 primary schools and most of which have inadequate teachers. “Most of the primary schools in the district have qualified teachers ranging from three to five against eight...

NICE Delighted with 81 Percent Voter Registration Turnout

The National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) Trust has registered satisfaction with the number of people who have registered in the first three phases of the voter registration exercise. NICE Executive Director Ollen Mwalubunju revealed this on Friday d
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NICE Delighted with 81 Percent Voter Registration Turnout

The National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) Trust has registered satisfaction with the number of people who have registered in the first three phases of the voter registration exercise. NICE Executive Director Ollen Mwalubunju revealed this on Friday during a meeting with members of the media in Blantyre. Mwalubunju said the current voter registration turnout proves that the trust’s choice of mobilization strategies is viable. “We are mobilizing people to go and get registered. We are doing this through the media, the religion platforms, traditional leaders, social media, drinking joints,...

Atupele says he is not DPP running mate but UDF torch bearer: ‘New beginning’

United Democratic Front (UDF) president Atupele Muluzi has reacted to widespread speculations that his party’s is entering into electoral relationship with the governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) ahead of the 2019 Tripartite Elections. Muluzi, who.
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Atupele says he is not DPP running mate but UDF torch bearer: ‘New beginning’

United Democratic Front (UDF) president Atupele Muluzi has reacted to widespread speculations that his party’s is entering into electoral relationship with the governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) ahead of the 2019 Tripartite Elections. Muluzi, who... The post Atupele says he is not DPP running mate but UDF torch bearer: ‘New beginning’ appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.

Mkutu’s hat trick forces Bullets draw: Malawi TNM Super League

In the absence of Moyale’s regular scorer, Gastin Simkonda, Deus Mkutu is a man to thank by all Moyale Barracks fans as his hat trick on Sunday at Mzuzu Stadium allowed his team to share... The post Mkutu’s hat trick forces Bullets draw: Malawi TNM Super
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Mkutu’s hat trick forces Bullets draw: Malawi TNM Super League

In the absence of Moyale’s regular scorer, Gastin Simkonda, Deus Mkutu is a man to thank by all Moyale Barracks fans as his hat trick on Sunday at Mzuzu Stadium allowed his team to share... The post Mkutu’s hat trick forces Bullets draw: Malawi TNM Super League appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.

Abida Mia humbled with overwhelming support in Chikwawa Mkombedzi 

Abida Mia, wife to Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Vice President, has said she is humbled with overwhelming support by the constituents  who have asked her to run for parliamentary office in Chikwawa Nkombezi constituency. Mia... The post Abida Mia humbled wit
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Abida Mia humbled with overwhelming support in Chikwawa Mkombedzi 

Abida Mia, wife to Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Vice President, has said she is humbled with overwhelming support by the constituents  who have asked her to run for parliamentary office in Chikwawa Nkombezi constituency. Mia... The post Abida Mia humbled with overwhelming support in Chikwawa Mkombedzi  appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.

Man jailed for sodomising a 5-year-old boy

Dedza First Grade Magistrate Court has convicted and sentenced Neverson Champhala, 24, to 13 years imprisonment with hard labour for sodomising a five-year-old, which is contrary to Section 153 of the Penal Code. Police prosecutor... The post Man jailed for s
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Man jailed for sodomising a 5-year-old boy

Dedza First Grade Magistrate Court has convicted and sentenced Neverson Champhala, 24, to 13 years imprisonment with hard labour for sodomising a five-year-old, which is contrary to Section 153 of the Penal Code. Police prosecutor... The post Man jailed for sodomising a 5-year-old boy appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.

CSOs condemn political terror: Call for  probe on 2 UTM vehicles damaged in Mangochi

Leaders of civil society organisations (CSOs) in Malawi have condemned the violence that damaged  two United Transformation Movement (UTM) vehicles in Mangochi, urging the police to thoroughly investigate and bring to justice the perpetrators of... The post
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CSOs condemn political terror: Call for  probe on 2 UTM vehicles damaged in Mangochi

Leaders of civil society organisations (CSOs) in Malawi have condemned the violence that damaged  two United Transformation Movement (UTM) vehicles in Mangochi, urging the police to thoroughly investigate and bring to justice the perpetrators of... The post CSOs condemn political terror: Call for  probe on 2 UTM vehicles damaged in Mangochi appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.

Parties urge police to investigate petrol-bombing of 2 UTM vehicles: VP Chilima says ‘one Malawi, one nation’

Vice President Saulos Chilima and political parties shave  condemned the acts of violence and intimidation in Mangochi after political thugs  petrol-bombed two vehicles  belong to United Transformation Movement (UTM). Chilima in his speech televised live..
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Parties urge police to investigate petrol-bombing of 2 UTM vehicles: VP Chilima says ‘one Malawi, one nation’

Vice President Saulos Chilima and political parties shave  condemned the acts of violence and intimidation in Mangochi after political thugs  petrol-bombed two vehicles  belong to United Transformation Movement (UTM). Chilima in his speech televised live... The post Parties urge police to investigate petrol-bombing of 2 UTM vehicles: VP Chilima says ‘one Malawi, one nation’ appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.

Pentecostal Churches speak out on faith healing

Pentecostal Churches in Malawi have shed more light on spiritual healing, emphasizing that an individual’s permanent healing depends on their faith and personal relationship with God. Faith healing is a highly controversial subject, and some... The post Pen
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Pentecostal Churches speak out on faith healing

Pentecostal Churches in Malawi have shed more light on spiritual healing, emphasizing that an individual’s permanent healing depends on their faith and personal relationship with God. Faith healing is a highly controversial subject, and some... The post Pentecostal Churches speak out on faith healing appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.

Ntata’s Uncommon Sense: A profile of Peter Mutharika as Malawi leader, Part 1

When president Peter Mutharika speaks these days, I listen but with very little interest. I stopped listening attentively when not too long after he became president, so much that had puzzled me about the man... The post Ntata’s Uncommon Sense: A profile o
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Ntata’s Uncommon Sense: A profile of Peter Mutharika as Malawi leader, Part 1

When president Peter Mutharika speaks these days, I listen but with very little interest. I stopped listening attentively when not too long after he became president, so much that had puzzled me about the man... The post Ntata’s Uncommon Sense: A profile of Peter Mutharika as Malawi leader, Part 1 appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.

ChiBingu dares Mutharika on ‘a tonnes of bricks’: Maintains ‘Mtchona’ slurs at UTM rally

Mwanza West legislator Paul Chibingu has challenged President Peter Mutharika to invoke Section 4 of the Protected Flag, Emblems and Names Act on him, saying he cannot be intimidated with threats of undermining freedom of... The post ChiBingu dares Mutharika
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ChiBingu dares Mutharika on ‘a tonnes of bricks’: Maintains ‘Mtchona’ slurs at UTM rally

Mwanza West legislator Paul Chibingu has challenged President Peter Mutharika to invoke Section 4 of the Protected Flag, Emblems and Names Act on him, saying he cannot be intimidated with threats of undermining freedom of... The post ChiBingu dares Mutharika on ‘a tonnes of bricks’: Maintains ‘Mtchona’ slurs at UTM rally appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.

Chilima says no fear, push for change goes on: To establish Malawi Cooperative Authority

Vice President Salous Chilima said on Sunday that United Transformation Movement (UTM) has engaged a foward ever gear to redeem the country and rebuild it for the benefit of all Malawians, such that the movement... The post Chilima says no fear, push for chan
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Chilima says no fear, push for change goes on: To establish Malawi Cooperative Authority

Vice President Salous Chilima said on Sunday that United Transformation Movement (UTM) has engaged a foward ever gear to redeem the country and rebuild it for the benefit of all Malawians, such that the movement... The post Chilima says no fear, push for change goes on: To establish Malawi Cooperative Authority appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.

Gospel duo Fortress premiers Victorious music video

After releasing the song titled Eagle earlier this year the gospel duo of sisters Tamanda and Thabi Kamwangala, better known by the name Fortress   have released a brand new music video  titled Victorious,a message... The post Gospel duo Fortress premiers V
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Gospel duo Fortress premiers Victorious music video

After releasing the song titled Eagle earlier this year the gospel duo of sisters Tamanda and Thabi Kamwangala, better known by the name Fortress   have released a brand new music video  titled Victorious,a message... The post Gospel duo Fortress premiers Victorious music video appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.

DPP weakens PP membership in Zomba: MP and Mayor dump Joyce Banda party

Ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) secretary general Graizider Jeffrey has told party officials to avoid resisting  many  new members who are joining the party from Peoples Party (PP), saying they have a role to strengthen... The post DPP weakens PP
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DPP weakens PP membership in Zomba: MP and Mayor dump Joyce Banda party

Ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) secretary general Graizider Jeffrey has told party officials to avoid resisting  many  new members who are joining the party from Peoples Party (PP), saying they have a role to strengthen... The post DPP weakens PP membership in Zomba: MP and Mayor dump Joyce Banda party appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.

Dzonzi pleads for more support to Malawi Human Rights Commission

Outgoing Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC) chairman Justin Dzonzi has asked the government to up its funding to the state run rights body, saying the commission has sometimes failed to execute its duties due to... The post Dzonzi pleads for more support 
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Dzonzi pleads for more support to Malawi Human Rights Commission

Outgoing Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC) chairman Justin Dzonzi has asked the government to up its funding to the state run rights body, saying the commission has sometimes failed to execute its duties due to... The post Dzonzi pleads for more support to Malawi Human Rights Commission appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.

Terror in Mangochi ahead of Chilima rally: UTM vehicles torched by political thugs

Two vehicles belonging to United Transformation Movement (UTM) have been torched in lakeshore district of  Mangochi ahead of its Eastern Region launch on Sunday by vice-president Saulos Chilima. UTM spokesperson Joseph  Chidanti Malunga has confirmed about
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Terror in Mangochi ahead of Chilima rally: UTM vehicles torched by political thugs

Two vehicles belonging to United Transformation Movement (UTM) have been torched in lakeshore district of  Mangochi ahead of its Eastern Region launch on Sunday by vice-president Saulos Chilima. UTM spokesperson Joseph  Chidanti Malunga has confirmed about... The post Terror in Mangochi ahead of Chilima rally: UTM vehicles torched by political thugs appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.

Experts say no need for pessimism about 1 million job creation

Political and economic commentators have said there is no need for  “pessimism” in vice president Saulos Chilima’s one million job creation promise, saying it is a possible dream. University of Livingstonia political analyst George Phiri said thi
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Experts say no need for pessimism about 1 million job creation

Political and economic commentators have said there is no need for  “pessimism” in vice president Saulos Chilima’s one million job creation promise, saying it is a possible dream. University of Livingstonia political analyst George Phiri said this... The post Experts say no need for pessimism about 1 million job creation appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.

Prostitute brutally killed at a pub in Mponela

A 48 year old prostitute has been killed in Mponela, Dowa and police say they are hunting for her assailants. Dowa police spokesperson Kondwani Kandiado said Kavina Kapoli was found dead in a pool of... The post Prostitute brutally killed at a pub in Mponela
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Prostitute brutally killed at a pub in Mponela

A 48 year old prostitute has been killed in Mponela, Dowa and police say they are hunting for her assailants. Dowa police spokesperson Kondwani Kandiado said Kavina Kapoli was found dead in a pool of... The post Prostitute brutally killed at a pub in Mponela appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.

Court sets August 28 for Msowoya Sectoon 65 case

The High Court in Lilongwe has set August 28 for the hearing of a case in which Forum for National Development (FND) has taken Speaker of the National Assembly to court for crossing the floor.... The post Court sets August 28 for Msowoya Sectoon 65 case appea
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Court sets August 28 for Msowoya Sectoon 65 case

The High Court in Lilongwe has set August 28 for the hearing of a case in which Forum for National Development (FND) has taken Speaker of the National Assembly to court for crossing the floor.... The post Court sets August 28 for Msowoya Sectoon 65 case appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.

Kofi Annan dies at 80: First black African to take role of UN Secretary-General

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has died at the age of 80 after a short illness. The Ghanaian national was the first black African to be appointed as the world’s top diplomat and was awarded the Nobel... The post Kofi Annan dies at 80: First black
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Kofi Annan dies at 80: First black African to take role of UN Secretary-General

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has died at the age of 80 after a short illness. The Ghanaian national was the first black African to be appointed as the world’s top diplomat and was awarded the Nobel... The post Kofi Annan dies at 80: First black African to take role of UN Secretary-General appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.

Chilima kick starts ‘Imbizo’ tours, eats from ‘chiwaya’ chips

Vice President and leader of the United Transformation Movement (UTM) has held a number of whistle stop tours in Dedza and Ntcheu enroute to Mangochi, where he is expected to hold a mass rally on... The post Chilima kick starts ‘Imbizo’ tours, eat
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Chilima kick starts ‘Imbizo’ tours, eats from ‘chiwaya’ chips

Vice President and leader of the United Transformation Movement (UTM) has held a number of whistle stop tours in Dedza and Ntcheu enroute to Mangochi, where he is expected to hold a mass rally on... The post Chilima kick starts ‘Imbizo’ tours, eats from ‘chiwaya’ chips appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.

South Africa govt, clergy embraces Bushiri: Prophet invited to speak at day of inter-faith prayers

Prophet Shepherd Bushiri offered a moving prayer of reconciliation on Saturday afternoon in South Africa during the country’s National Day of Inter-faith prayers at Emirates Airline Stadium in Johannesburg. The annual event was graced by... The post Sou
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South Africa govt, clergy embraces Bushiri: Prophet invited to speak at day of inter-faith prayers

Prophet Shepherd Bushiri offered a moving prayer of reconciliation on Saturday afternoon in South Africa during the country’s National Day of Inter-faith prayers at Emirates Airline Stadium in Johannesburg. The annual event was graced by... The post South Africa govt, clergy embraces Bushiri: Prophet invited to speak at day of inter-faith prayers appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.

Un-Malawian Behaviour By Chakwera at a Funeral

The Once Mighty Malawi Congress Party (MCP) President Reverend  Lazarus Chakwera was ‘caught pants’ down after a photo circulating on the social media showing him laughing and talking selfies at Oliver Mwembe  Msowoya’s funeral ceremony. O
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Un-Malawian Behaviour By Chakwera at a Funeral

The Once Mighty Malawi Congress Party (MCP) President Reverend  Lazarus Chakwera was ‘caught pants’ down after a photo circulating on the social media showing him laughing and talking selfies at Oliver Mwembe  Msowoya’s funeral ceremony. Oliver who was a brother to speaker of National Assembly and Former MCP’s Vice President Richard Msowoya died during the week after a short illness. ” With a heavy heart, I regret to announce that we have lost my eldest brother, Oliver. Family and friends will be gathering at home, in Nyungwe, to pay their...

Former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan dies

Kofi Annan, the former UN secretary-general who won the Nobel Peace Prize for humanitarian work has died at the age of 80 peacefully on Saturday 18th August after a short illness. His wife Nane and their children Ama, Kojo and Nina were by his side during hi
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Former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan dies

Kofi Annan, the former UN secretary-general who won the Nobel Peace Prize for humanitarian work has died at the age of 80 peacefully on Saturday 18th August after a short illness. His wife Nane and their children Ama, Kojo and Nina were by his side during his last days. Kofi Annan was a global statesman and a deeply committed internationalist who fought throughout his life for a fairer and more peaceful world. During his distinguished career and leadership of the United Nations he was an ardent champion of peace, sustainable...

UN-Malawian Behaviour By Chakwera at a Funeral

The Once Mighty Malawi Congress Party (MCP) President Reverend  Lazarus Chakwera was ‘caught pants’ down after a photo circulating on the social media showing him laughing and talking selfies at Oliver Mwembe  Msowoya’s funeral ceremony. O
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UN-Malawian Behaviour By Chakwera at a Funeral

The Once Mighty Malawi Congress Party (MCP) President Reverend  Lazarus Chakwera was ‘caught pants’ down after a photo circulating on the social media showing him laughing and talking selfies at Oliver Mwembe  Msowoya’s funeral ceremony. Oliver who was a brother to speaker of National Assembly and Former MCP’s Vice President Richard Msowoya died during the week after a short illness. ” With a heavy heart, I regret to announce that we have lost my eldest brother, Oliver. Family and friends will be gathering at home, in Nyungwe, to pay their...

Kambala says SKC has reputation of integrity needed to transform Malawi

Businessman-cum-politician Newton Kambala, who is also in the fast-growing United Transformation Movement (UTM), has described his boss and state vice president Saulos Chilima as a “corruption free” gentleman who is ethical with a reputation integ
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Kambala says SKC has reputation of integrity needed to transform Malawi

Businessman-cum-politician Newton Kambala, who is also in the fast-growing United Transformation Movement (UTM), has described his boss and state vice president Saulos Chilima as a “corruption free” gentleman who is ethical with a reputation integrity... The post Kambala says SKC has reputation of integrity needed to transform Malawi appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.

Mia donates K1 million to St. Matthews Parish in Chikwawa 

Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Vice-president, Sidik Mia has donated K1 million towards the project for the construction of store rooms being done by St. Matthews Catholic  Parish in Chikwawa Central. Mia told the Parish that... The post Mia donates K1 million
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Mia donates K1 million to St. Matthews Parish in Chikwawa 

Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Vice-president, Sidik Mia has donated K1 million towards the project for the construction of store rooms being done by St. Matthews Catholic  Parish in Chikwawa Central. Mia told the Parish that... The post Mia donates K1 million to St. Matthews Parish in Chikwawa  appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.

DPP maintains it will wipe out UDF in Eastern Region at 2019 polls

The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has reiterated its determination to sweep all the parliamentary seats in Mangochi and the entire eastern region considered the stronghold of United Democratic Front (UDF)  at the May 21, 2019... The post DPP maintains i
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DPP maintains it will wipe out UDF in Eastern Region at 2019 polls

The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has reiterated its determination to sweep all the parliamentary seats in Mangochi and the entire eastern region considered the stronghold of United Democratic Front (UDF)  at the May 21, 2019... The post DPP maintains it will wipe out UDF in Eastern Region at 2019 polls appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.

Chimunthu denies DPP link: ‘How is OPC announcing political party issues’

Former Speaker or Parliament Henry Chimunthu Banda has  blatantly denied that  he would be interested in a move to rejoin  the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and that he would be back in frontline politics. Early... The post Chimunthu denies DP
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Chimunthu denies DPP link: ‘How is OPC announcing political party issues’

Former Speaker or Parliament Henry Chimunthu Banda has  blatantly denied that  he would be interested in a move to rejoin  the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and that he would be back in frontline politics. Early... The post Chimunthu denies DPP link: ‘How is OPC announcing political party issues’ appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.

Kachere Rehabilitation Centre in dire need of an extra ward

Being the only public facility that offers physiotherapy treatment in the country, the wards for Malawi Against Physical Disabilities’ Kachere Rehabilitation Centre in Blantyre are overcrowded and there is need to construct an extra ward. This... The p
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Kachere Rehabilitation Centre in dire need of an extra ward

Being the only public facility that offers physiotherapy treatment in the country, the wards for Malawi Against Physical Disabilities’ Kachere Rehabilitation Centre in Blantyre are overcrowded and there is need to construct an extra ward. This... The post Kachere Rehabilitation Centre in dire need of an extra ward appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.

Mutharika Pledges to construct Salima-Dwangwa Road

President Arthur Peter Mutharika says his government has secured funds for construction of M5 road from Kaphatenga in Salima to Dwangwa in Nkhotakota. The president said this on Thursday when he made a whistle stop at Nkhotakota Boma on his way from Mzuzu to
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Mutharika Pledges to construct Salima-Dwangwa Road

President Arthur Peter Mutharika says his government has secured funds for construction of M5 road from Kaphatenga in Salima to Dwangwa in Nkhotakota. The president said this on Thursday when he made a whistle stop at Nkhotakota Boma on his way from Mzuzu to Lilongwe via the Lakeshore road. While acknowledging that some sections of the 170kilometre road are in bad shape, President Mutharika reiterated that his government is committed to making sure that various developmental projects take shape and get completed in the country. “Currently, the government is committed...

MEC Registers Over 2.5 Million Eligible Voters

The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has so far registered a total of 2,686,903 voters in the completed three phases of the voter registration exercise. MEC’s Chairperson, Justice Jane Ansah told members of the press on Friday in Blantyre that the total re
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MEC Registers Over 2.5 Million Eligible Voters

The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has so far registered a total of 2,686,903 voters in the completed three phases of the voter registration exercise. MEC’s Chairperson, Justice Jane Ansah told members of the press on Friday in Blantyre that the total registrants represent 81 percent of the projected 3,304,492 voters for 2018. “Out of the total registered, 1,424,025 are women representing 53 percent and 1,262,371 are men representing 47 percent,” explained Ansah. However, the MEC chairperson hinted that Kasungu so far has the lowest turnout percentage of 74 percent against...

Lest We Forget : Joyce Banda Admits Defeat as Peter Mutharika Wins

Peter Mutharika, a former foreign minister, was sworn in as Malawi’s new president on Saturday after defeating Joyce Banda in a bitter and chaotic election. Mr Mutharika, the brother of a former president, took 36.4 per cent of the vote against Mrs Band
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Lest We Forget : Joyce Banda Admits Defeat as Peter Mutharika Wins

Peter Mutharika, a former foreign minister, was sworn in as Malawi’s new president on Saturday after defeating Joyce Banda in a bitter and chaotic election. Mr Mutharika, the brother of a former president, took 36.4 per cent of the vote against Mrs Banda’s 20.2 per cent, said the electoral commission. Mrs Banda assumed the presidency only two years ago when her predecessor died in office. She has now become only the third incumbent leader in the history of southern Africa to concede defeat in an election. She issued a statement...

Beautify Malawi Trust gets Chinese donation: First Lady says K32m to rescue 100 girls

Malawi’s First Lady, Professor Gertrude Mutharika said on Friday the K32 million donation Beautify Malawi (BEAM) Trust received from the People’s Republic of China would rescue 100 girls from child marriages. She made the announcement... The post Beautif
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Beautify Malawi Trust gets Chinese donation: First Lady says K32m to rescue 100 girls

Malawi’s First Lady, Professor Gertrude Mutharika said on Friday the K32 million donation Beautify Malawi (BEAM) Trust received from the People’s Republic of China would rescue 100 girls from child marriages. She made the announcement... The post Beautify Malawi Trust gets Chinese donation: First Lady says K32m to rescue 100 girls appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.

Kyungu commends Karonga District Hospital staff for saving lives

Paramount Chief Kyungu of Chitipa and Karonga has commended Karonga District Hospital staff for their expertise in saving lives of people who suffered serious injuries in a bus accident on Tuesday. Kyungu made the remarks... The post Kyungu commends Karonga D
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Kyungu commends Karonga District Hospital staff for saving lives

Paramount Chief Kyungu of Chitipa and Karonga has commended Karonga District Hospital staff for their expertise in saving lives of people who suffered serious injuries in a bus accident on Tuesday. Kyungu made the remarks... The post Kyungu commends Karonga District Hospital staff for saving lives appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.

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