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...

DCs petition Banda, accuse bosses of nepotism

Sixteen district commissioners (DCs) have petitioned Malawi President Joyce Banda, complaining about nepotism and abuse at the Ministry of Local Government. The DCs are...

Civil Society gives JB 30 days to publicise 20 July commission...

Members of the civil Society in Malawi on Friday petitioned President Joyce Banda to address several issues surrounding the July 20 pro-democracy protests. The...

Govt should be cautious when firing top officers

The rate at which heads of government organs are being fired should be of concern to many Malawians. Of late the country has seen...

VP’s office gets 244% funding increase

The Office of the Vice President will for the first time in many years enjoy a substantial increase in allocation as its budget...

Malawi govt regrets Nation newspapers adverts ban by Mutharika’s DPP regime

Malawi Government on Monday said the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) administration’s decision to ban public institutions from advertising with Nation Publications Limited (NPL)...

Malawi gives civil servants 21 percent pay rise

Malawi's civil servants will receive an average 21-percent pay increase, the finance minister said Friday in presenting the country's $1-billion (820-million euro) budget. "Wages...

Malawi reverts to the Old Flag

Malawi parliament has today voted to revert to using the old flag in a move that was widely expected. The Members of Parliament sitting...

Govt changes growth rate to 4.3% from Mutharika’s 6.9%

The government has changed the growth figure for 2011 to 4.3 percent from the initially proclaimed 6.9 percent that was touted by Mutharika...

Malawi Police never questioned woman in whose presence Mutharika collapsed

The Malawi Police Service disclosed that they failed to question a woman who was with the late President Bingu wa Mutharika when he...

Malawi Lifts Lending Rate as Costs Rise After Devaluation

Malawi’s central bank raised its benchmark interest rate 3 percentage points to 16 percent, days after devaluing its currency by a third to...

Kasambara’s AG, Justice Minister roles ‘Undemocratic’

The Malawi Law Society (MLS) has said the occupation of the offices of the Minister of Justice and the Attorney General by one...

Phoya angers MCP over Gule Wamkulu remarks

Remarks by Minister of Lands and Housing that MCP does not feel comfortable with new members who did not go through the gule...

South Africa’s “Brother Zuma’ gives Malawi 30 million Litres of Fuel

Malawi’s new administration of president Mrs. Joyce Banda has continued unlocking several windows of assistance to help cure the deteriorated economy inherited from...