CSES says 2012/2013 national budget has failed to meet peoples expectations

Civil Society Education Coalition (CSES) says the 2012/2013 national budget has failed to meet peoples expectations in as far as addressing challenges in the education sector is concerned. CSEC executive director Benedicto Kondowe made the ....

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Malawi Catholic body slams PP govt as ‘insensitive’ to peoples’ needs

The Roman Catholic body called Centre for Social Concern (CFSC), which come up with monthly surveys of cost of living in Malawi has described the PP led government as “insensitive” for spending around US$4 million ....

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Land degradation damaging global agricultural production, warns new UN study

The international community is losing vast amounts of agricultural production due to the effects of continuing land degradation such as desertification, a new United Nations study has warned, adding that without sustainable land management, development ....

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Marriage is a risk factor for HIV infection in Malawi

Marriages in Malawi are characterised by such stark gender inequalities that marriage itself is a risk factor for HIV infection in women, according to qualitative research published last month in Global Public Health. Women with HIV who ....

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The West made Bingu look like a dictator,JB watchout

“Most of what the African leader does is dictated by what the West wants and thinks. Then the African follows or pretends to cry foul. Africa is ruled and dictated to by the powerful West ....

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Malawi minister: Madonna building classrooms, not schools

Malawi's Education minister has told the BBC that the pop star Madonna is building classrooms not entire schools in the southern African country. Ms Eunice Kazembe made the comments as the singer toured 10 primary ....

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Speaker Chimunthu Banda dares Peter Mutharika

Speaker of the Malawi National Assembly Henry Chimunthu Banda on Tuesday declared that he will challenge DPP acting president Peter Mutharika on the position of president at the April 17 convention. Chimunthu Banda’s declaration has ....

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Firms earn US$500m from Malawi tobacco

Tobacco buying companies in 2012 earned up to US$543 million from the export of Malawi's tobacco, the Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) has revealed. TCC Chief Executive Officer, Bruce Munthali, said in an interview in Lilongwe ....

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DPP gurus face treason charges

Acting president of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and brother to late president Bingu wa Mutharika has been charged with treason alongside nine others including incumbent Minister of Economic Planning and Development Goodall Gondwe. Treason is ....

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Govt should bail out Malawi College of Health Sciences not just arresting politicians

Malawi College of Health Sciences is sailing through troubled waters as govt is failing to fund the college despite it being a govt subverted institution.For the past three 3 months the college has been struggling ....

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Thousands protest Peter Mutharika’s arrest in Blantyre

DPP supporters and concerned citizens hundreds in numbers have gathered at southern region police headquarters in Blantyre along the Kamuzu highway!! The hundreds of supporters gathered at Chichiri are chanting songs religious and Professor Peter ....

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