Calls continue pouring in for President Joyce Banda not to ascent...

Calls continue pouring in for President Joyce Banda not to ascent to the just passed Land Bill, until a thorough clarification is made to...

Malawi Congress of Trade Union demands K30, 000 tax threshold

The Malawi Congress of Trade Union (MCTU) is demanding that government must increase the zero percent threshold for the Pay As You Earn (PAYE)...

Parliament in K5.5m Katopola’s car hire bill

The National Assembly is yet to settle some bills accrued through embattled Clerk of Parliament (CoP) Matilda Katopola with revelations that since October 2012...

Civil Servants Trade Union warns MPs on Remuneration Bill#Malawi

Civil Servants Trade Union (CSTU) has warned MPs against rejecting Public Service Remuneration Board Bill currently in Parliament, saying the civil servants will...

Voter registration for 2014 elections commences in 3rd week of July...

Voter registration for 2014 elections commences in 3rd week of July until November 2013.

Full report on the circumstances that surrounded the death of Professor...

REPUBLIC OF MALAWI THE PRESIDENT BINGU WA MUTHARIKA COMMISSION OF INQUIRY CHAIRMAN’S STATEMENT DURING PRESENTATION OF THE COMMISSION REPORT We come before Your Excellency as members of...

MPs query K20billion agriculture budget

Opposition MPs on Wednesday forced Minister of Finance Ken Lipenga to defer approval of an allocation to the Ministry of Agriculture which would have...

Parliament passes Water Resources Bill

Parliament on Tuesday passed the second of 14 bills slated for the current sitting, the Water Resources Bill which seeks to create a legal...

Parliament needs an additional week to scrutinize the midterm budget review,

Possibility is high that parliament will require an additional week or so for the current sitting to scrutinize the midterm budget review, which finance...

Malawi govt withdraws mid-term budget

Malawi Minister of Finance Ken Lipenga on Thursday withdrew the Mid-Term Budget Supplementary Bill in an unprecedented move that opposition parties in the House...

Parliament passes Gender Bill

Members of Parliament on Wednesday unanimously passed the Gender Equality Bill into law, which seeks, among other things, to empower women to have the...

Chaos in parliament over Joyce Banda’s remarks

Parliament in Malawi degenerated into chaos on Tuesday after President Joyce Banda’s remarks that government will not bow down to demands by legislators to...

MPs waste two weeks, govt business drags

Leader of Opposition in Parliament John Tembo has said it will be a record if Parliament finishes all the business that was planned for...

Malawi parliament finally accepts Joyce Banda’s State of the Nation Address

At long last, Joyce Banda's state of the nation address has been adopted, thanks to Atupele Muluzi, Lifred Nawena and John Tembo's votes. Malawi parliament...

Malawi runaway inflation soars to 35 percent

Malawi’s year-on-year inflation for December hit 34.6 percent, a 1.3 percentage points increase from the previous month’s 33.3 percent, but 13.7 percentage points higher...

Nampota, govt to settle interim deal

Government and lawyers for former Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Director Alexius Nampota have settled for an undisclosed but huge amount of monetary compensation for...

Joyce Banda in thank-you visit to Zambia for fuel supply

Malawian President Joyce Banda is this afternoon expected to arrive in Zambia for a three-day state visit and also to attend Zambia’s 48th...

Malawi government drafts ‘E-bill’

The government of Malawi has announced the completion of the drafting of the electronic legislation called 'E-bill', which now awaits input from institutions...