Big Issue Malawi editor arrested by police, out on court bail

A forged letter of resignation from Malawi president Joyce Banda has led police to question Dave Namusunya who has since been given bail by...

Joyce Banda responsible for disappearance of Chief Bvumbwe

A so called God fearing woman known in official circles as Joyce Hilda Mtila Banda, the accidental President of the most unfortunate Republic of...

JB resignation letter ‘suspect’ arrested

Blantyre Police have arrested Davie Namusanya who is allegedly suspected to have authored President Joyce Banda's resignation letter. While police in Blantyre and Lilongwe confirmed...

Herbalists sentenced 8 years for raping woman

A herbalist in the northern region district of Mzimba has been sentenced to 8 years imprisonment with hard labour (IHL) for raping a 19...

Police arrest six illegal immigrants from Ethiopia in Karonga

Six illegal immigrants from Ethiopia are under police custody in Malawi’s northern border district of Karonga following their arrest on Friday. The arrest comes few...

Two Malawian men jailed for hacking old woman over witchcraft

Two Malawian men will the next eight years languish in jail after a court convicted them for hacking their 67-year-old grandmother’s left leg. The two,...

Tonnes of sugar from Malawi impounded in Tanzania

Tanzanian government has impounded 28.5 tonnes of sugar that was brought into the country illegally from Malawi last year, the Deputy Minister for Agriculture,...

Rethinking politically fuelled corruption in Malawi

Not long ago one politician made headlines by claiming we are all corrupt in this country. Sadly, he ended up getting convicted on similar...

Police arrests 5 people for possessing medical supplies

Three vendors and two medical workers have been arrested in Lilongwe after they were found in possession of large quantities of medical supplies. Three vendors...

Airtel Malawi’s sales-men stage robbery, arrested

Two salesmen of a local Airtel Malawi distributor and another are in police custody in Salima district for allegedly stealing K3 million belonging to...

Son, 22, accused of killing his mother over money jailed

Police in Malawi’s southern district of Blantyre have arrested a 22- year-old man over the death of his biological mother who was a civilian...

Suspect beaten to death by angry mob in Nkhotakota

Ronald Mndefu, 24, was on Saturday, April 13, 2013 beaten to death by angry mob when he was caught red-handed stealing diesel from a...

Court slaps teen with a five-year- jail term for defilement

The Mangochi Second Grade Magistrate Court on Monday convicted and sentenced an 18-year–old man to five years imprisonment with hard labour for the offence...

Finance Minister Lipenga under fire over US$76m Apollo contracts

Finance Minister Ken Lipenga faces new calls to resign and pave way for investigation after being accused of using his influence to award a...

Police Officer gets 16 years for robbery and assault in Malawi

A 31 year old Police Officer who wanted to enrich himself through crooked means at a road block in the Northern Malawi has been...

Malawi’s State House in shady oil deal

Malawi’s State House has dragged the country into a crude oil contract with a Nigerian firm that could be costly for the already troubled...

Brown Mpinganjira, PP officials in maize fraud

Chuzi Group of companies owned by PP's Brown Mpinganjira has been given a contract to supply white maize to Admarc. The quantity is 40,000 metric...

Katopola in the dock again, Govt revives Katopola’s 2007 corruption case

Malawi Government has revived the case involving suspended Clerk of Parliament (CoP) Matilda Katopola who is being accused of corruptly awarding a contract worth...