Malawi MPs endorses ‘spy’ machine

Malawi lawmakers on Monday approved the implementation of the most feared gadget known as Consolidated ICT Regulatory Management System known as ’spy machine...

KATOPOLA INTERDICTED – ASKED TO SURRENDER AN OFFICIAL VEHICLE.

The Parliamentary Service Committee (PSC) has now formally interdicted the embattled clerk of parliament Matilda Katopola and has further ordered her to surrender her...

Malawi President’s foreign trips are beneficial – State House

My brief here is to talk about why the State President Dr Joyce Banda makes foreign trips. It is difficult to over-emphasise the need for...

Parliament has adopted the 2012/2013 National budget pegged at K630.5 billion

Parliament yesterday adopted the 2012/2013 National budget pegged at K630.5 billion after Members of Parliament approved all allocations to 57 government ministries. This follows four days...

These are the new salaries for all civil servants and they...

These are the new salaries for all civil servants and they are effective on July 1, 2013 Grade L = MK50, 040 after taxes are...

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...