Increased house breakings worry Limbe residents

Residents of BCA area of Limbe were last night kept awake by prolonged gunfire. There was no immediate comment by the Police but the residents...

Lightning kills two in Nkhatabay

Two employees of Kawalazi Tea Estate Company Limited in Nkhata Bay District died after being struck by lightning while plucking tea in the field. Nkhata...

Farm inputs theft costs K75 million, thousands of fertiliser bags stolen...

The country has lost at least K75 million following theft of fertiliser under the government and donor funded Farm Input Subsidy Programme (Fisp), police...

Malawi has enough maize, minister tells Parliament

The government is assuring the public that it has over 91,000 metric tonnes of maize in the strategic food reserves, which is enough to...

Let go of Farm Input Subsidy Programme while it’s day time

Last year K17.4 billion (about $52.7 million) was invested in Farm Input Subsidy Programme (Fisp) which targeted 1.4 million beneficiaries. This year, the JB...

Distributing maize is not Joyce Banda’s job – CAMA

Going around every corner of the country distributing maize the way President Joyce Banda is doing is not the job description of a Head...

What Went Wrong? Lessons From Malawi’s Food Crisis

Once again Malawi finds itself in a tight spot. A food crisis set off by erratic rains, rising food prices and economic hardships is...

How entrenched is poverty in Malawi?

In 2000 rich and developing countries made a declaration to work together, under the umbrella of the United Nations, to reduce the incidence of...

Homosexuality debate: Jail is not for sinners

The Malawi Council of Churches (MCC) has of late been in the news, unfortunately, all for the wrong reasons. When the news circulated that government...

Peoples Progressive Movement’s Mark Katsonga cautions govt against excessive borrowing

President of opposition Peoples Progressive Movement (PPM) Mark Katsonga has cautioned Malawi Government against excessive borrowing, saying the move will eventually boomerang on the...

Malawi plans to re-open embassy in Kenya 10 years after closing

Malawian President Joyce Banda told President Mwai Kibaki that Malawi plans to re-open embassy in Kenya 10 years after former president Bakili Muluzi closed...

Malawi banks caught in forex syndicate

Syndicates of illegal forex dealers are issuing receipts and stamps of known banking brands to their ‘clients’ to legitimise their dirty business, a Weekend...

Illovo and villagers fight over land

Armed police on Friday demolished Chipakuza Village in Chikhwawa because the villagers are believed to have illegally settled on Illovo Sugar (Malawi) Limited land. Houses...

Malawi Police donates 150 bags of maize to JB

Malawi Police Service gave President Joyce Banda 150 bags of maize in a bid to contribute to the distribution of free food to vulnerable...

Foreigners try to register Satanism as a church in Zimbabwe

Two Congolese and a Rwandese shocked Zimbabwean authorities in Mutare after they submitted a weird application to register Satanism as a church in this...

Zambezi Seaway Project on the cards

A US$10 billion Zambezi Seaway Project expected to create huge employment and investments within SADC is on the cards after a consortium of local...

Former legal counsel to the Mutharika’s administration releases tell-all, ‘Trappings of...

New book looks at Bingu wa Mutharika’s presidency Former legal counsel to the Mutharika’s administration releases tell-all, ‘Trappings of Power’ COTTINGHAM, England –. Throughout his riveting...

Anti-Banda video goes viral online

A satirical video, deriding purported failures of the administration of President Joyce Banda, is recording thousands of hits on the Internet prompting government to...