Malawi police arrest teenagers over fake bank notes

Two teenagers have been arrested by police in Mwanza for being found in possession of three counterfeit K1, 000 banknotes. Officer-In-Charge for Mwanza police,...

Mota-Engil made periodic payments to Bingu wa Mutharika

Mota-Engil, the company that has made billions of kwacha in construction projects in Malawi, made some periodic payments in 2010 and 2011 to...

Peter Mutharika appears before commissioners on brother’s death

Acting president of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Thursday appeared before a commission of inquiry into the death of his brother, Bingu wa...

Lake Malawi talks progress and results due Saturday

Malawians will have to wait until Saturday for briefing on the progress and results of talks seeking to resolve border issues that have...

Surestream dares govt and insists no palm-oiling for licence

Surestream Petroleum Company, the British firm that is entangled in an oil exploration controversy on Lake Malawi, has responded to remarks made by...

Indebank manager brutally murdered by his servant

In a classic case of sadism, a house servant in Soche East in Malawi’s commercial city, Blantyre, turned on his master: brutally murdered...

First Malawi Youth Parliament in commences

Speaker of parliament Mr. Henry Chimunthu Banda says youths need to have an input on issues affecting them. Mr. Chimunthu Banda was speaking at...

Last witness testifies in NRC student murder case

The High Court in Malawi’s third largest city, Mzuzu, has finalized hearing a case in which six police officers are being accused of...

Malawi government to probe Surestream on Lake Malawi oil exploration deal

Malawi President Joyce Banda has said it intends to investigate the awarding last year of an oil exploration license to UK based Surestream...

Livelihoods drying up on Lake Chilwa

Fisherfolk and farmers living near Malawi’s second-largest water body, Lake Chilwa, are relocating en masse and scrambling for space around its shores as...

Oil and Water don’t mix in Lake Malawi border dispute

In the search for oil and natural gas, Africa’s third largest lake has become a political battlefield. It’s not so much the water...

NGO angry with govt over perks hike

Centre for Social Concern (CfSC) says it is disappointed by government’s decision to raise subsistence allowances for Cabinet ministers by 80 percent, arguing...

Pay hike meeting yields nothing – University Lecturers Union

Chancellor College Academic Staff Union (Ccasu), in reaction to last week’s communication from government that salaries had been increased by 15 percent to...

Malawi, Tanzania border talks: Minister urges restraint

Malawi Government has warned against careless statements as its experts and those from its northern neighbour Tanzania engage in a meeting to diplomatically...

DPP to hold convention in November

The Democratic Progressive Party DPP has announced that it will hold its first national conference in five years this November 2012. This will also...

Normalcy prevails at Tanzania-Malawi border dispute

Normalcy at the Tanzania-Malawi border post of Kasumulu/Songwe confirms that the amity between the two countries remains unshaken by recent events concerning a...

Man arrested for selling children at K1million

An 18-year-old man has been arrested in Mzuzu city, northern part of Malawi, for allegedly offering two children aged four and seven for...

People’s Party to spend K42 million on convention

Malawi’s ruling People’s Party (PP) is set to spend K42 million (about $168 000) on its convention which is slated to take place...