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Joyce Banda appoints Mbendera as MEC chair, Msosa out

Malawi president Joyce Banda has appointed Judge Maxon Mbendera as new chairperson for Malawi Electoral Commission with effect from Thursday, Malawi Broadcasting Corporation...

Peter Mutharika summons brother’s widow, family

Peter Mutharika, younger brother to Malawi's late president Bingu wa Mutharika, has summoned his brother's widow Callista and her step children to a...

Britain speaks on Malawi, Tanzania border dispute

Britain, Malawi's former colonial master, has urged both Malawi and Tanzania to resolve the ongoing border dispute peacefully amid tension between the two...

Black-out not targeting areas – Escom

The Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (Escom) says it is not targeting specific areas in the extended load shedding exercise it has embarked...

Malawi to get US$1bn in aid

Malawi's finance minister Ken Lipenga says he is confident Malawi will receive in excess of US$1 billion (K315 billion) in budgetary and other...

Ghana FA sends condolences to Malawi’s Walter Nyamilandu

Ghana Football Association President Kwesi Nyantakyi has on behalf of the sport body commiserated with the President of the Football Association of Malawi,...

PP officials implicated in portraits scam

Following the publication of a story in our last week's edition where some District Commissioners complained that some private suppliers were pressing for...

Malawi Chief Justice swears Local Government Commissioners

The Local Government Service Commission in Malawi (LASCOM) has new commissioners. President Joyce Banda appointed the six commissioners to rejuvenate the LASCOM which...

University of York helps improve mental health care in Malawi

The University of York is leading a vital international project to establish community-based mental health care in Malawi, one of the poorest countries...

Flames primed for mission impossible

Malawi is determined to cast demons of a 2-0 deficit, a bumpy pitch and a curse of suspensions when facing Ghana in Saturday’s...

Malawi asks United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to mediate in...

Malawi has asked United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to mediate in its Lake Malawi boundary dispute with Tanzania, a senior government minister...

Preview: Ghana Vs Malawi

It’s the final moments in the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, yet Ghana, with one foot in the South Africa finals are...

Mulli Brothers chucked off Farm Input Subsidy Programme list

There is mist over how the Ministry of Agriculture removed Mulli Brothers Limited from a list of transporters for the 2012/13 Farm Input...

Malawi minister tours border amid simmering tension with Tanzania

Malawian Foreign Affairs Minister Ephraim Nganda Chiume, on Thursday led a team of government officials on a tour of the border district of...

Callista, Bingu wa Mutharika’s children fight over property

Malawi’s former first lady Callista Mutharika and children of her late husband, former president Bingu wa Mutharika, verbally fought on Thursday at their...

Malawi ready to face Ghana – Kinnah

Malawi coach Kinnah Phiri says his side have an ‘unfinished business’ against Ghana in Saturday’s decisive 2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. The...

Rooney named England captain

Wayne Rooney has been named England captain for Friday’s World Cup qualifier with San Marino. England boss Roy Hodgson has given the armband to...

AfDB African Economic Outlook

The country’s Field Office of the African Development Bank (AfDB) launched the 2012 African Economic Outlook (AEO) report in Malawi on...