Lake Malawi: Dependants slam oil drilling survey

Concerned citizens, mostly those whose lives depend on the Lake Malawi, have appealed to the Malawian government to suspend the oil drilling survey...

Xenophobia: Mzimba locals close shops belonging to foreigners

Traders of foreign origin – including the Chinese - in Mzimba district, northern Malawi, on Thursday were ordered not to open their shops...

MPs want 137% pay hike

Parliament has written Treasury proposing a 137 percent basic pay hike for MPs, a development which, if approved, will see each legislator’s monthly...

Nanzikambe Theatre to perform in UK

Nanzikambe Arts Theatre, still basking in the pride of having represented Malawi well during their performance of World 3.0 –The Aid Machinery in...

Speaker to rule on Section 65 this Thursday

Speaker of Malawi parliament Chimunthu announced Wednesday that he will on Thursday rule on the dreaded section 65 of the Republican Constitution. The section,...

Malawi keen on tapping power from Mozambique

A Malawian delegation to Mozambique on the revived Malawi-Mozambique power interconnection deal has trashed fears that the agreement will not benefit the nation,...

Information Minister Kunkuyu assures the media of press freedom

Information and Civic Education Minister Moses Kunkuyu Monday visited the Times Group head office in Blantyre where he assured the company's management that...

Poverty forces Malawian girls into sex-work

Melisa Timosi an 18 year old sex-worker in Neno southern Malawi uses all tactics to attract masculine attention when she is at a...

Mps ask govt to probe MHC, Zimbabwe loan scams

Some MPs on Monday pushed for further investigations into several transactions undertaken during the DPP administration, including the Malawi Housing Corporation (MHC) scam. The...

American couple escapes jail for misbehaving in Malawi parliament

An American couple, Reverend and Mrs. Paul Hella, on Tuesday escaped a two year imprisonment for disturbing parliament proceedings in Malawi, thanks to...

Beating The Safe Water Deadline In Rural Malawi: WaterAid’s ‘Big Dig’

By Hilary Burrage One of the most memorable stories I ever heard was from a civil engineer who was asked about the achievement of...

Malawi school kitchen to honor 9-year-old lunch blogger

A school kitchen being built in Malawi is to be named in honour of a nine-year-old blogger who has raised £85,000 for charity. Martha...

Malawi won’t dine and wine with dictators and criminals

Minister of Youth and Sports Enock Chihana has told parliament that Malawi is now a country that respects human rights and is not...

Budget and Finance Committee accuses govt of favouring South on roads

The Budget and Finance Committee of Parliament on Wednesday accused the People’s Party (PP) administration of favouring the South in road distribution projects...

Govt reverses ‘shoot to kill’ directive

The Malawi government has reversed the shoot to kill directive which late President Bingu wa Mutharika imposed on the police service. Home Affairs...

Dzonzi will allow commissioners to interrogate top cops over Chasowa

New Inspector General of police Lot Dzonzi will allow the Robert Chasowa Commission recently appointed by President Joyce Banda to interrogate top police...

Police engage in animals rights enforcement

police in Malawi are engaging aggressive efforts to curb abuse of animal rights, Senior Superintendent Benard Chimaimba disclosed this Friday in Lilongwe at...

Texas churches give Malawi Water Well funds to visiting bishop

Rev. James Tengatenga, bishop of Southern Malawi, arrived in Texas on June 13 and immediately began an extensive tour of churches and ministries....