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Joyce Banda Shocked At Party’s Declining Membership

Joyce Banda Shocked At Party’s Declining Membership

The many contradictory rumours about the former president’s plans and potential alliances highlight the unstable nature of Malawi’s politics. After almost four years away, former president Joyce Banda finally returned to Malawi on 28 April, stepping on home soil for the first time since she lost the 2014 elections. Since her homecoming, she has been […]

Malawi to Host First National Anti-Corruption Youth Forum

Malawi to Host First National Anti-Corruption Youth Forum

Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has organized National Ant-Corruption Youth Forum to be held on May 30-31, 2018 at Linde Motel in Mponela, aimed to engage the youth in the fight against corruption. The forum which is first of its kind to be hosted in the country will be carried out under the theme ‘Integrating the Youth […]

Access to Justice Still a Challenge Among Ordinary Malawians

Access to Justice Still a Challenge Among Ordinary Malawians

National Programs Coordinator for Paralegal Advisory Service Institute (PASI), Chimwemwe Tasauka Ndalahoma says many ordinary Malawians in the country have no access to justice though it is one of the most basic human rights. Ndalahoma says this is due to various reasons such as long distance to the nearest court, huge backlog of cases in […]

Malawi Govt Under Fire for Blowing U.S.$580,000 On Three Ministers Luxury Cars

Malawi Govt Under Fire for Blowing U.S.$580,000 On Three Ministers Luxury Cars

Government’s executive arrogance and impunity has reached new levels with revelations that it has blown a whooping K420 million on new cars for three of its cabinet ministers. With tax-payers money, Capital Hill has bought three top of the range Toyota Prado VX vehicles for three cabinet ministers namely Jappie Mhango, Grace Chiumia and Goodall […]

Madonna Says Mercy James Children Unit At Malawi Queen’s Hospital Set to Open

Madonna Says Mercy James Children Unit At Malawi Queen’s Hospital Set to Open

Madonna’s has said the Mercy James Institute for Pediatric Surgery and Intensive Care, located at the Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in the city of Blantyre, is due to officially open next week. The singer named The Mercy James Institute for Paediatric Surgery and Intensive Care after her daughter who she adopted from Malawi, and the […]

COSAFA Under-17 Championships Unearth Another Star

COSAFA Under-17 Championships Unearth Another Star

Malawi forward Peter Banda proved a huge hit at the 2016 COSAFA Under-17 Championships, scoring five goals and winning the Golden Boot award as he helped The Flames to third place. He is the perfect example of why COSAFA promotes development tournaments as a way to offer opportunity to young players, where more are sure […]

United Nations Resettles Albino Refugees Due to Threats in Malawi

United Nations Resettles Albino Refugees Due to Threats in Malawi

Since June of last year, the U.N. refugee agency in Malawi has been resettling albino refugees to North America, amid continued threats to people living with albinism in the southern African country. The agency says albino refugees in Malawi are reporting harassment, such as one refugee, now resettled to Canada, who said people kept trying […]

South African Music Duo Mafikizolo to Perform in Malawi

South African Music Duo Mafikizolo to Perform in Malawi

As part of South Africa’s youth, freedom day and Pan Africanist, Liberator Oliver Reginald Tambo (O.R Tambo)’s 100th birthday celebrations, South Africa High Commission and South African Business has invited Award winning Afro-Pop group Mafikizolo to perform in the country. Slated for 9th June at Bingu International Convention Center, the South African duo will be […]

Malawi’s FMB takes over Barclays Bank Zimbabwe

Malawi’s FMB takes over Barclays Bank Zimbabwe

BARCLAYS Plc has sold its majority stake in its Zimbabwean operation to Malawi’s First Merchant Bank (FMB), putting an end to months of a fierce bidding war to take over one of the country’s iconic financial institutions, Zimbabwe Independent can exclusively report. Barclays Bank Zimbabwe was established in 1912, and has operated in the country […]

Malawi Sex Workers Hail Formation of Association

Malawi Sex Workers Hail Formation of Association

Sex workers in Ntchisi on Thursday said the formation of their association has helped them to have a voice and to be recognized by the relevant authorities. “Before our association was formed, men used to harass us in many ways, like beating and snatching our phones,” said Ester Zimba, Chairlady for Ntchisi Female Sex Workers […]

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