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Sex Workers Facing Increased Safety Risks in Malawi

Sex Workers Facing Increased Safety Risks in Malawi

The Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs has reacted on the formation of sex workers associations in different districts in the country. This comes following reports that Thyolo Sex Workers Association elected new leadership during elections that were held recently at Luchenza Community Hall in Thyolo district. Speaking in an interview with the Malawi News […]

Former President Joice Banda’s Sister Arrested

Former President Joice Banda’s Sister Arrested

Malawi Police in Blantyre on Tuesday morning arrested Cecelia Kumpukwe, sister to former president Joyce Banda. Details of her arrest, including charges are still sketchy but the police are taking her to Lilongwe where Stella Asani, suspected to have authored the fake resignation letter of vice president Saulos Chilima is being kept. Our sources say […]

Malawian Bank Staff Complain Over Racist Boss At First Merchant Bank

Malawian Bank Staff Complain Over Racist Boss At First Merchant Bank

First Merchant Bank (FMB) staff members are bitterly complaining over racist attacks on fellow members of staff especially from credit department by one of the top managers at the bank, Kobus Louw. Nyasa Times can reveal that Louw, an expatriate from South Africa has been abusing staff members from the credit department by calling them […]

Bushiri Introduces Anointed Pregnancy Tests That Shows The Name Of The Father

Bushiri Introduces Anointed Pregnancy Tests That Shows The Name Of The Father

Prophet Major One, whose real name is Shepard Bushiri, made the revelation during an interview on Mpumalanga FM this morning. In a recording of the interview posted on Media News, Bushiri explains that anointed pregnancy tests by him will help his female members and followers to know the man who made them pregnant because it’s […]

Two Claim Millions in Compensation From Malawi Govt Over ‘Wrongful Imprisonment’

Two Claim Millions in Compensation From Malawi Govt Over ‘Wrongful Imprisonment’

Petros Tembo and Geoffrey Doff Botoman who are among 15 people suspected to have had a hand in the killing of Robert Chasowa, a former fourth-year engineering student at the Polytechnic, are claiming K60 million compensation from government for what they argue was wrongful imprisonment. The development follows a ruling by Malawi Supreme Court that […]

Lake Malawi Boat Tragedy Survivor Recalls Bag of Flour That Saved His Life

Lake Malawi Boat Tragedy Survivor Recalls Bag of Flour That Saved His Life

A 67-year-old Graciam Kondowe who was among 54 passengers who police say survived after the Kayokha boat overturned in stormy weather on Lake Malawi in Rumphi, Sunday has said he escaped death by clinging to a bag of maize flour. Kondowe said he was in the boat which was hired for K45,000 from owner 69-year-old […]

Karonga ‘Dangerously Overcrowded’ Prison Risk Closure – Malawi Jails Regarded Epidemic Centres

Karonga ‘Dangerously Overcrowded’ Prison Risk Closure – Malawi Jails Regarded Epidemic Centres

Prisoners in Karonga feel unsafe and are at kept at seriously overcrowded degrading inhuman and life threatening conditions, officials have confirmed. This was revealed on Sunday when a district business tycoon, Leonard Kiyombo visited the cells and donated assorted items worth K500,000. Speaking during the meeting, Officer in Charge for the Prison Superintendent Prince Wasili […]

Dozens Feared Dead After Boat Capsizes in Lake Malawi

Dozens Feared Dead After Boat Capsizes in Lake Malawi

Government has said Malawi Defence Force (MDF) divers from Chilumba Barracks on Monday joined the rescue efforts for people feared dead after an overloaded wooden boat carrying more than 79 passengers , members of the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian (CCAP), back from Easter celebrations capsized on Lake Malawi in Rumphi District. MDF have been […]

35 Seventh Day Adventist Youths Injured in Road Accident in Zomba

35 Seventh Day Adventist Youths Injured in Road Accident in Zomba

At least 35 youths from Zomba Seventh Day Adventist Church have been injured after the vehicle they were travelling in overturned at Gymkhana Club in Zomba on Monday at around lunch hour. According to an eye witness Memory Macdonald who sales fresh groundnuts around the place, the vehicle overturned after the driver failed to control […]

Malawian Sex Workers Elect New Leadership

Malawian Sex Workers Elect New Leadership

Thyolo-Luchenza Sex Workers Association has elected new leadership during elections held on Friday at Luchenza Community Centre Hall. According to the newly elected President Odeta Tsikulamowa who has retained her position, said the newly elected leaders are for the grouping to help them ease challenges sex workers face in the district. “Some clients refuse to […]

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