Local Malawi News

Ex-Speaker Louis Chimango revives Section 65 saga at Tembo’s funeral

Former Speaker of Parliament Louis Chimango has observed that Section 65 of the constitution has lost its relevance due to the lack of courageous leaders like former Leader of Opposition John Tembo to enforce its application. He said this in his eulogy delivered at Tembo's funeral at Dedza Stadium. The Section compels the speaker to declare vacant the seat of a member of Parliament who...

Man Slapped 18 Months Imprisonment For Defiling 12 Year-old Girl

NKhata Bay Principal Resident Magistrate Court has convicted and sentenced a 63-year-old man to 18 years imprisonment with hard labour for having sexual intercourse with his 12-year-old niece at Chigwiti in the district. State prosecutor Isaac Imedi  identified the convict as Bimu Chirwa and told the court that Chirwa took advantage when he went to the girl’s home and found that her parents were not...

Woman dies after fire erupted in her house due to petrol explosion in Mangochi

A tragic incident occurred in Mangochi, where a 20-year-old woman named Saudiya Nsomba lost her life in a house fire caused by a petrol explosion. Her husband is currently admitted to Mangochi District Hospital with injuries sustained in the incident. According to Mangochi Police Spokesperson Amina Daudi, this unfortunate event took place in Limbalire village, under the jurisdiction of Traditional Authority Bwananyambi. The investigation revealed that the...

Family of Late John Tembo Expresses Hurt Over Past Allegations

The family of the late John Tembo expressed their deep hurt over the accusations that plagued the former Leader of the Opposition throughout his life. These allegations tarnished Tembo's reputation, suggesting he was involved in various atrocities during the one-party regime in Malawi. Village headman Mphezi, speaking on behalf of the family at Dedza Stadium prior to his burial, mentioned how these accusations had haunted them. Despite...

Central Poultry to re-trench 122 employees

Central Poultry plans to lay off 122 employees due to financial setbacks and unhealthy profits. Central Poultry Executive Director for the broiler producer, Yaseen Kasmani, has confirmed of the development in an interview with the press. According to Kasmani, the company believes this is the only way to stay afloat in a tough operating environment. The move has created panic among employees at the company.


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