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Malawi leader Mutharika engages UK on rural livelihood improvement

Malawi and the United Kingdom have discussed and agreed on ways and means of providing support to  improvement in rural livelihoods as one way of ensuring that there is a shift to move development from the city to rural areas. President Peter Mutharika and U

Chakwera asked to reverse boards appointments over flouting Gender Act

The Malawi Law Society (MLS) and the NGO Gender Coordination Network (NGO-GCN) have separately faulted President Dr. Lazarus Chakwera flouting Gen der Equality Act when in appointing the board members of the 67 parastatals. Law Society and NGO GCN have asked
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Chakwera asked to reverse boards appointments over flouting Gender Act

The Malawi Law Society (MLS) and the NGO Gender Coordination Network (NGO-GCN) have separately faulted President Dr. Lazarus Chakwera flouting Gen der Equality Act when in appointing the board members of the 67 parastatals. Law Society and NGO GCN have asked Chakwera to reverse the appointments of the recently constituted boards of parastatals. In an […] The post Chakwera asked to reverse boards appointments over flouting Gender Act first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

High Court sustains forfeiture of over K120m funds for Sukali’s  Ideal Stationery

The High Court in Lilongwe has ruled that K120,917,295.60 that the Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA) ordered National Bank of Malawi to freeze an account of Lucy Rachael Sukali (trading as Ideal Stationery) be maintained and that the forfeited funds shou
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High Court sustains forfeiture of over K120m funds for Sukali’s  Ideal Stationery

The High Court in Lilongwe has ruled that K120,917,295.60 that the Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA) ordered National Bank of Malawi to freeze an account of Lucy Rachael Sukali (trading as Ideal Stationery) be maintained and that the forfeited funds should be put in the Confiscation Fund. Judge Charles Mkandawire ruled this forfeiture in pursuant to […] The post High Court sustains forfeiture of over K120m funds for Sukali's  Ideal Stationery first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Wendy Harawa to receive UMP 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award

Legendary musician Wendy Harawa is this year’s recipient of the UMP Lifetime Achievement (Music) Award becoming the first female artist to be decorated with the prestigious accolade. Lifetime Achievement is a special UMP award given to individuals or en
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Wendy Harawa to receive UMP 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award

Legendary musician Wendy Harawa is this year’s recipient of the UMP Lifetime Achievement (Music) Award becoming the first female artist to be decorated with the prestigious accolade. Lifetime Achievement is a special UMP award given to individuals or entities which have made outstanding contributions to the growth of urban music and arts in Malawi. Wendy […] The post Wendy Harawa to receive UMP 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Joyce Banda continues to reach out to the needy

Former president Joyce Banda takes a step further continuing with her charity works as she reaches out to children and women living positively with HIV/AIDS in complimenting government’s efforts of making Malawi a better place for all. On Saturday, the form
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Joyce Banda continues to reach out to the needy

Former president Joyce Banda takes a step further continuing with her charity works as she reaches out to children and women living positively with HIV/AIDS in complimenting government’s efforts of making Malawi a better place for all. On Saturday, the former Malawi leader, who is also People’s Party (PP) President spent her day in the […] The post Joyce Banda continues to reach out to the needy first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Talking Blues: Behold Malawi, a nation of Bassanios and Unokas!

“In my school days, when I had lost one shaft, I shot his fellow of the self-same flight, the self-same way with more advised watch to find the other forth – and by adventuring both, I oft found both.   I urge this childhood proof because what fo
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Talking Blues: Behold Malawi, a nation of Bassanios and Unokas!

“In my school days, when I had lost one shaft, I shot his fellow of the self-same flight, the self-same way with more advised watch to find the other forth – and by adventuring both, I oft found both.   I urge this childhood proof because what follows is pure innocence.   I owe you […] The post Talking Blues: Behold Malawi, a nation of Bassanios and Unokas! first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Chakwera says ‘we must thank God’  for Malawi reduced Covid-19 cases

President Lazarus Chakwera has said  people in the country  “must thank God”  as  country continues to record lowest number of daily confirmed coronavirus cases. Chakwera also commended  Malawians for vigilance in observing health and safety guidelin
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Chakwera says ‘we must thank God’  for Malawi reduced Covid-19 cases

President Lazarus Chakwera has said  people in the country  “must thank God”  as  country continues to record lowest number of daily confirmed coronavirus cases. Chakwera also commended  Malawians for vigilance in observing health and safety guidelines government gave in the fight against the virus pandemic. In this 10th radio address on Saturday night,  Chakwera said […] The post Chakwera says ‘we must thank God’  for Malawi reduced Covid-19 cases first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Mtambo’s divides his CFT  movement over aligning with MCP: Members move enmasse to UTM 

A division has rocked Citizens for Transformation (CFT) following a decision by its founder, Timothy Mtambo, to publicly campaign for the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) candidate in the Karonga Central constituency by-election. The CFT members argue that by camp
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Mtambo’s divides his CFT  movement over aligning with MCP: Members move enmasse to UTM 

A division has rocked Citizens for Transformation (CFT) following a decision by its founder, Timothy Mtambo, to publicly campaign for the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) candidate in the Karonga Central constituency by-election. The CFT members argue that by campaigning for the MCP candidate, Mtambo, who is also the Minister of Civic Education and National Unity, […] The post Mtambo’s divides his CFT  movement over aligning with MCP: Members move enmasse to UTM  first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Low budgetary allocation affecting completion of health facilities– Activists

 Malawi Health Equity Networkand the Action Aid Malawi have bemoaned low allocation to the health sector, saying it was affecting the completion of the construction of health facilities whose projects have been running for a number of years. The organization
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Low budgetary allocation affecting completion of health facilities– Activists

 Malawi Health Equity Networkand the Action Aid Malawi have bemoaned low allocation to the health sector, saying it was affecting the completion of the construction of health facilities whose projects have been running for a number of years. The organizations made the observation in their presentation during a Public Hearing on Social Sector allocations in […] The post Low budgetary allocation affecting completion of health facilities– Activists first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

NICO Holdings reaches out to DAPP’s Under-5 nutritional project

NICO Life and NICO Pension jointly donated K2 million to assist Development Aid for People to People (DAPP) Malawi in support of the organisation’s COVID-19 activities in Machinga communities where it is carrying out a nutrition programme for Under-5 childr
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NICO Holdings reaches out to DAPP’s Under-5 nutritional project

NICO Life and NICO Pension jointly donated K2 million to assist Development Aid for People to People (DAPP) Malawi in support of the organisation’s COVID-19 activities in Machinga communities where it is carrying out a nutrition programme for Under-5 children. Receiving the donation, DAPP Malawi’s head of programmes Moses Chibwana said they intend to sensitise […] The post NICO Holdings reaches out to DAPP’s Under-5 nutritional project first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Mpinganjira bids farewell to Malawi corporate gurus: ‘Great team at FDH to carry on with his legacy’

Business mogul Dr Thomson Mpinganjira on Thursday night bade farewell to corporate gurus and clients at a glittering ceremony held at Sunbird Mount Soche Hotel in Blantyre. Mpinganjira, who founded the first truly Malawian owned bank, FDH Bank plc, has retire
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Mpinganjira bids farewell to Malawi corporate gurus: ‘Great team at FDH to carry on with his legacy’

Business mogul Dr Thomson Mpinganjira on Thursday night bade farewell to corporate gurus and clients at a glittering ceremony held at Sunbird Mount Soche Hotel in Blantyre. Mpinganjira, who founded the first truly Malawian owned bank, FDH Bank plc, has retired from the FDH Financial Holdings group leaving the mantle to his 36 year old […] The post Mpinganjira bids farewell to Malawi corporate gurus: ‘Great team at FDH to carry on with his legacy’ first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Nankhumwa says ‘George Malemia’ part of his name: Academic certificates mudslinging work of detractors

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) vice president for the southern region and Leader of Opposition (LoP) in parliament on Saturday said that he believes the tumult around his academic qualifications are schemes perpetrated by his political rivals. Nankhumwa s
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Nankhumwa says ‘George Malemia’ part of his name: Academic certificates mudslinging work of detractors

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) vice president for the southern region and Leader of Opposition (LoP) in parliament on Saturday said that he believes the tumult around his academic qualifications are schemes perpetrated by his political rivals. Nankhumwa said through an exclusive interview on Times Television,  monitored by Nyasa Times,  that he was surprised that the […] The post Nankhumwa says ‘George Malemia’ part of his name: Academic certificates mudslinging work of detractors first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Minister Sendeza wants killed daughter repatriated from USA for burial in Malawi

Deputy Minister of Defence Jean Sendeza has said she desperately wants the remains of her 29-year-old daughter reportedly shot dead on Friday in Indiana, USA by his boyfriend after she ended an affair, to be repatriated for burial in Malawi. Sendeza said sh
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Minister Sendeza wants killed daughter repatriated from USA for burial in Malawi

Deputy Minister of Defence Jean Sendeza has said she desperately wants the remains of her 29-year-old daughter reportedly shot dead on Friday in Indiana, USA by his boyfriend after she ended an affair, to be repatriated for burial in Malawi. Sendeza said she has been formally informed by authorities in US about the death of her […] The post Minister Sendeza wants killed daughter repatriated from USA for burial in Malawi first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Oxfam applauds Tonse government stand on projects

Oxfam has applauded the new Tonse Alliance led government for accepting to continue in implementing the development projects that were being implemented by the previous government. Oxfam Malawi, Country Director, Lingalireni Mihowa , who was an aide of forme
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Oxfam applauds Tonse government stand on projects

Oxfam has applauded the new Tonse Alliance led government for accepting to continue in implementing the development projects that were being implemented by the previous government. Oxfam Malawi, Country Director, Lingalireni Mihowa , who was an aide of former President Joyce Banda , said this Thursday during Budget Analysis Report Dissemination meeting with Parliamentary committees […] The post Oxfam applauds Tonse government stand on projects first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

North Malawi MPs against legalising ‘satanic’ abortion, female MPs vow to fight bill – Report

The Termination of Pregnancy Bill  also known as the Abortion Bill has dominated the headlines on Saturday with reports that female lawmakers and most Northern Region legislators  have vowed to reject the piece of legislation if it is tabled during the cur
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North Malawi MPs against legalising ‘satanic’ abortion, female MPs vow to fight bill – Report

The Termination of Pregnancy Bill  also known as the Abortion Bill has dominated the headlines on Saturday with reports that female lawmakers and most Northern Region legislators  have vowed to reject the piece of legislation if it is tabled during the current sitting. The proposed Bill is lobbying for the safe termination of pregnancy where it […] The post North Malawi MPs against legalising ‘satanic’ abortion, female MPs vow to fight bill - Report first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

UNDP to construct 22 new data collection platforms for controlling floods

The Department of Water Resources with support from the M-Climes project funded by UNDP will construct 22 new data collection platforms (DCP) to help control floods in the country. The project is part of an expansion of the Operation Decision Support System (
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UNDP to construct 22 new data collection platforms for controlling floods

The Department of Water Resources with support from the M-Climes project funded by UNDP will construct 22 new data collection platforms (DCP) to help control floods in the country. The project is part of an expansion of the Operation Decision Support System (ODSS) to central and northern catchment areas that control water levels in rivers […] The post UNDP to construct 22 new data collection platforms for controlling floods first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Malawi deputy minister’s 2 daughters shot in US, one reported dead

Two daughters of Malawian deputy minister of defence  Jean  Sendeza have reportedly been shot in South Bend, United States of America’s with one left dead while the other is battling for her life in hospital. The two daughters have been identified as Mund
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Malawi deputy minister’s 2 daughters shot in US, one reported dead

Two daughters of Malawian deputy minister of defence  Jean  Sendeza have reportedly been shot in South Bend, United States of America’s with one left dead while the other is battling for her life in hospital. The two daughters have been identified as Mundi and Noria Sendeza. According to a news report on The South Bend […] The post Malawi deputy minister’s 2 daughters shot in US, one reported dead first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

DPP joins Karonga Central by-election race: Fields ex-councillor Mwalughali

Former ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has joined the Karonga Central Constituency by-election race following the fielding of Ernest Mwalughali who emerged victor in primaries last week. Mwalughali,  a former councillor for Lupembe Ward,  was up a
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DPP joins Karonga Central by-election race: Fields ex-councillor Mwalughali

Former ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has joined the Karonga Central Constituency by-election race following the fielding of Ernest Mwalughali who emerged victor in primaries last week. Mwalughali,  a former councillor for Lupembe Ward,  was up against retired Brigadier General Ngwira,  and got 627 votes of the 1 200 cast. Two candidates, retired brigadier general […] The post DPP joins Karonga Central by-election race: Fields ex-councillor Mwalughali first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Tay Grin appointed London Summit and Awards ambassador 2020

Rapper-cum-politician  Tay Grin has been appointed London Summit and Awards ambassador 2020. He will represent Malawi and the Southern African  region. London Political Summit global ambassador Dr Josephine Ojiambo said the award is in recognition of Tay Gr
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Tay Grin appointed London Summit and Awards ambassador 2020

Rapper-cum-politician  Tay Grin has been appointed London Summit and Awards ambassador 2020. He will represent Malawi and the Southern African  region. London Political Summit global ambassador Dr Josephine Ojiambo said the award is in recognition of Tay Grin’s contribution to the causes of youth emancipation for social change, for the enhancement of democratic leadership and […] The post Tay Grin appointed London Summit and Awards ambassador 2020 first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Namathanga hands over power to Nundwe at Malawi army

Former Malawi Defence Force (MDF) commander General Peter Namathanga has officially handed over the sword of command to General Vincent Nundwe who President Lazarus Chakwera re-instated recently. The ceremony took place on Friday  at Kamuzu Barracks in Lilon
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Namathanga hands over power to Nundwe at Malawi army

Former Malawi Defence Force (MDF) commander General Peter Namathanga has officially handed over the sword of command to General Vincent Nundwe who President Lazarus Chakwera re-instated recently. The ceremony took place on Friday  at Kamuzu Barracks in Lilongwe. Speaking at the ceremony, Namathanga, who was clad in a civilian suit while his successor was in […] The post Namathanga hands over power to Nundwe at Malawi army first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Britain changes High Commissioner to Malawi: Out Holy, in Beer

For Country Director for Department for International Development (DFID), David Beer is now the new British High Commissioner to Malawi, replacing outgoing Ms. Holly Tett, who was appointed in 2016. Holly Tett will be transferring to another Diplomatic Servic
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Britain changes High Commissioner to Malawi: Out Holy, in Beer

For Country Director for Department for International Development (DFID), David Beer is now the new British High Commissioner to Malawi, replacing outgoing Ms. Holly Tett, who was appointed in 2016. Holly Tett will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment, According to statement released by Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). The statement further says […] The post Britain changes High Commissioner to Malawi: Out Holy, in Beer first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Pressure mounts on Minister Chimwendo to act on police officers who abused women

Home Affairs Minister Richard Chimwendo Banda  has come under immense pressure from several sectors of the general public, demanding him to act on a video showing police officers forcing women to whip each other. According to video circulating on social medi
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Pressure mounts on Minister Chimwendo to act on police officers who abused women

Home Affairs Minister Richard Chimwendo Banda  has come under immense pressure from several sectors of the general public, demanding him to act on a video showing police officers forcing women to whip each other. According to video circulating on social media, police officers, who guards forests, found women collecting firewood in a reserve and, as […] The post Pressure mounts on Minister Chimwendo to act on police officers who abused women first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Malawi kwacha threats loom after tobacco revenue slump: Forex shortage hits

Threats to the Malawi Kwacha loom due to seasonal surge in demand for imports. A financial analyst says the growing demand is a normal seasonal occurrence. This week the local unit showed it was slowly but surely losing its two-year long grip, losing groun
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Malawi kwacha threats loom after tobacco revenue slump: Forex shortage hits

Threats to the Malawi Kwacha loom due to seasonal surge in demand for imports. A financial analyst says the growing demand is a normal seasonal occurrence. This week the local unit showed it was slowly but surely losing its two-year long grip, losing ground against major trading currencies. The gradual fall in the currency, while seen as […] The post Malawi kwacha threats loom after tobacco revenue slump: Forex shortage hits first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

The meek, the humble and the bossy: Malawi ministers arrival for Cabinet meeting

Cabinet Ministers  have been in  a Cabinet Meeting session but social media is awash with debating the spectre of their arrival. Vice-President Dr Saulos Chilima, who is also Minister of Economic Planning, Development and Public Sector Reforms,  alighted f
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The meek, the humble and the bossy: Malawi ministers arrival for Cabinet meeting

Cabinet Ministers  have been in  a Cabinet Meeting session but social media is awash with debating the spectre of their arrival. Vice-President Dr Saulos Chilima, who is also Minister of Economic Planning, Development and Public Sector Reforms,  alighted from a personal car—not the fuel guzzling Toyota Prado TX; self-driving, carrying the briefcase on his own […] The post The meek, the humble and the bossy: Malawi ministers arrival for Cabinet meeting first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Minister Msungama commissions K2bn jobs for  youth project, touts one million jobs drive

Minister of Sports and youth development Ulemu Msungama says the Tonse Alliance  government will continue pursuing the one million jobs creation initiative cusing various models devised by his ministry. Msungama said this in the area of Traditional Authorit
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Minister Msungama commissions K2bn jobs for  youth project, touts one million jobs drive

Minister of Sports and youth development Ulemu Msungama says the Tonse Alliance  government will continue pursuing the one million jobs creation initiative cusing various models devised by his ministry. Msungama said this in the area of Traditional Authority Malengachanzi in Nkhotakota District when he launched Jobs for youth project. In this project, Afridca Development Bank […] The post Minister Msungama commissions K2bn jobs for  youth project, touts one million jobs drive first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Attorney General disowns K1.6m deposit from Faizal Aboo: Police, National Bank of Malawi probe

Attorney General Chikosa Silungwe took to task businessperson Faizal Aboo after a mysterious K1.6 million  was deposited into his bank account at  National Bank of Malawi plc. Silungwe took notice tha his bank account held at National Bank Gateway Mall Serv
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Attorney General disowns K1.6m deposit from Faizal Aboo: Police, National Bank of Malawi probe

Attorney General Chikosa Silungwe took to task businessperson Faizal Aboo after a mysterious K1.6 million  was deposited into his bank account at  National Bank of Malawi plc. Silungwe took notice tha his bank account held at National Bank Gateway Mall Service Centre in Lilongwe  was credited with  K1.6 million  and the deposit slip indicated the […] The post Attorney General disowns K1.6m deposit from Faizal Aboo: Police, National Bank of Malawi probe first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Court orders K251m compensation for victims of July 6 stadium stampede

The High Court in Lilongwe has ordered the Ministry of Youth and Sports to pay K251million to families affected by the accident at Bingu National Stadium on 6th July, 2017. The 2017 Independence Day Stadium stampede killed eight people, seven of them childre
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Court orders K251m compensation for victims of July 6 stadium stampede

The High Court in Lilongwe has ordered the Ministry of Youth and Sports to pay K251million to families affected by the accident at Bingu National Stadium on 6th July, 2017. The 2017 Independence Day Stadium stampede killed eight people, seven of them children and left over 40 injured, most of them children as well. High […] The post Court orders K251m compensation for victims of July 6 stadium stampede first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Chakwera takes ‘Tonse philosophy’ to UN General Assembly as world leaders spar 

President Lazarus Chakwera  —who won Malawi’s first court-ordered fresh presidential election on June 23—  on Thursday  took   his Tonse philosophy, to the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA75)  to promote unity as  the ses
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Chakwera takes ‘Tonse philosophy’ to UN General Assembly as world leaders spar 

President Lazarus Chakwera  —who won Malawi’s first court-ordered fresh presidential election on June 23—  on Thursday  took   his Tonse philosophy, to the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA75)  to promote unity as  the session  highlighted a lack of unity between UN members, with tensions particularly apparent between the US and China. The […] The post Chakwera takes ‘Tonse philosophy’ to UN General Assembly as world leaders spar  first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Malawi paper says debt relief may not be an end in itself

Malawi’s leading daily newspaper  has used its editorial opinion column to point  comment on President Lazarus Chakwera’s begging bowl speech on debt relief at the 75th United Nations General Assembly (Unga) on Thursday, stating that debt relief may no
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Malawi paper says debt relief may not be an end in itself

Malawi’s leading daily newspaper  has used its editorial opinion column to point  comment on President Lazarus Chakwera’s begging bowl speech on debt relief at the 75th United Nations General Assembly (Unga) on Thursday, stating that debt relief may not be an end in itself. Chakwera asked rich countries and international lenders to immediately cancel debts of […] The post Malawi paper says debt relief may not be an end in itself first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

League of advisors for Chakwera betrays reason and common sense 

This week, President Lazarus Chakwera sexed up his list of advisors by appointing even more. As of today, Chakwera has about 12 advisors. Former president Peter Mutharika had a team of seven advisers on political affairs, economic affairs, civil society, reli
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League of advisors for Chakwera betrays reason and common sense 

This week, President Lazarus Chakwera sexed up his list of advisors by appointing even more. As of today, Chakwera has about 12 advisors. Former president Peter Mutharika had a team of seven advisers on political affairs, economic affairs, civil society, religion, domestic policy, parliamentary and national unity and on women affairs. Among those appointed are […] The post League of advisors for Chakwera betrays reason and common sense  first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Chakwera debuts UN platform, asks IMF and World Bank to cancel debts for poor countries like Malawi

Preident Lazarus Chakwera has called on International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to consider ultimate debt cancellation and an extension of the debt moratorium to poor nations. Chakwera made the remar
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Chakwera debuts UN platform, asks IMF and World Bank to cancel debts for poor countries like Malawi

Preident Lazarus Chakwera has called on International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to consider ultimate debt cancellation and an extension of the debt moratorium to poor nations. Chakwera made the remark on Thursday during his debut address to the 75th United Nations (UN) General Assembly currently in progress. In […] The post Chakwera debuts UN platform, asks IMF and World Bank to cancel debts for poor countries like Malawi first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Coalition lobby MPs for increased funding to early childhood development

The Early Childhood Development (ECD) Coalition–a coordinating body for all ECD implementers and programs in Malawi–has appealed to Members of Parliament (MPs) to help lobby for government’s more financing to ECD for construction or improvem
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Coalition lobby MPs for increased funding to early childhood development

The Early Childhood Development (ECD) Coalition–a coordinating body for all ECD implementers and programs in Malawi–has appealed to Members of Parliament (MPs) to help lobby for government’s more financing to ECD for construction or improvement of Community Based Child Care (CBCC) centres and facilitation of training and remuneration of caregivers. ECD coalition–which, among many other […] The post Coalition lobby MPs for increased funding to early childhood development first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Chakwera echoes Mutharika’s call for UN to reform: ‘Africa needs 2 permanent seats in Security Council’

President Lazarus Chakwera has kicked his journey at UN with a virtual address at the United Nations General Assembly (Unga) by reiterating the call s his predecessor, Peter Mutharika, who advanced the need for Africa to have two permanent seats with veto pow
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Chakwera echoes Mutharika’s call for UN to reform: ‘Africa needs 2 permanent seats in Security Council’

President Lazarus Chakwera has kicked his journey at UN with a virtual address at the United Nations General Assembly (Unga) by reiterating the call s his predecessor, Peter Mutharika, who advanced the need for Africa to have two permanent seats with veto power and five non-permanent seats in the Security Council. At present, the Council […] The post Chakwera echoes Mutharika’s call for UN to reform: ‘Africa needs 2 permanent seats in Security Council’ first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

NASFAM laments poor funding to agricultural commercialization

National Smallholder Association of Malawi (NASFAM) has challenged the government to allocate more resources towards agricultural commercialization programmes if the country is to fast-track realization of sustainable economic growth and development. NASFAM c
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NASFAM laments poor funding to agricultural commercialization

National Smallholder Association of Malawi (NASFAM) has challenged the government to allocate more resources towards agricultural commercialization programmes if the country is to fast-track realization of sustainable economic growth and development. NASFAM chief executive officer, Dr. Betty Chinyamunyamu, observed that directing more resources to food security programmes while paying limited attention to the agricultural commercialization […] The post NASFAM laments poor funding to agricultural commercialization first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Sundu Madise is new Malawi Sports Council board chair

President Lazarus Chakwera has appointed Sunduzwayo Madise, dean of law at Chancellor College—a constituent college of the University of Malawi, as the board chairperson of the Malawi National Council of Sports. Chakwera himself held the post of chairpe
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Sundu Madise is new Malawi Sports Council board chair

President Lazarus Chakwera has appointed Sunduzwayo Madise, dean of law at Chancellor College—a constituent college of the University of Malawi, as the board chairperson of the Malawi National Council of Sports. Chakwera himself held the post of chairperson for the sports council during the reign of late president Bingu wa Mutharika. He has appointed Madise, a commissioner at Malawi […] The post Sundu Madise is new Malawi Sports Council board chair first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

Minister Mtambo begs Mangochi for mercy over MCP’s one party atrocities:  ‘Healing past wounds’

Minister of Civic Education and National Unity Timothy Mtambo on Tuesday visited people of Moto Village, Traditional Authority (T/A) Chowe  in Mangohci to apologise for the atrocities  the locals experienced under one-party dictatorship. Malawi Congress Par
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Minister Mtambo begs Mangochi for mercy over MCP’s one party atrocities:  ‘Healing past wounds’

Minister of Civic Education and National Unity Timothy Mtambo on Tuesday visited people of Moto Village, Traditional Authority (T/A) Chowe  in Mangohci to apologise for the atrocities  the locals experienced under one-party dictatorship. Malawi Congress Party (MCP), under Kamuzu Banda’s authoritarian rule, torched  the village on  suspicion that the villagers  were harbouring Henry Masauko Chipembere. […] The post Minister Mtambo begs Mangochi for mercy over MCP’s one party atrocities:  ‘Healing past wounds’ first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

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