Peter Mutharika submits DPP presidential nomination papers with Saulos Chilima his running mate

BLANTYRE (Times Group)- Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Arthur Peter Mutharika has presented his nomination papers to the Malawi Electoral Commission this morning at the COMESA Hall in Blantyre. Mutharika has since named Airtel-Malawi Managing Director; Saulos Chilima, as his running-mate for the May 20 Polls. There was heavy jubilation and celebration at the venue as [...]

Peter Mutharika surrenders US Green Card

LILONGWE (Malawi Democrat)-President of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and one of the front runners in the May 20 presidential race, Professor Peter Mutharika has surrendered his US Green Card and presented to journalists Abandonment of Lawful Permanent Resident Status which he said was presented to the USA Embassy in Lilongwe. “Effective this morning I [...]

Judge ‘under pressure’ to convict Kasambara, recuses herself

LILONGWE (Sapa)-The trial of Malawi’s ex-justice minister Ralph Kasambara for attempted murder was delayed Wednesday after his lawyers asked for a new judge, a prosecutor said. “The defence team applied for the Judge Esmie Chombo to recuse herself from the case,” director of public prosecutions Bruno Kalemba said. “A new judge has to be found.” [...]

National

Peter Mutharika surrenders US Green Card

LILONGWE (Malawi Democrat)-President of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and one of the front runners in the May 20 presidential [...]

Judge ‘under pressure’ to convict Kasambara, recuses herself

LILONGWE (Sapa)-The trial of Malawi’s ex-justice minister Ralph Kasambara for attempted murder was delayed Wednesday after his lawyers asked for [...]

Malawi ‘Cashgate’ Trials Begin

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BLANTYRE (Lameck Masina, VOA)— In Malawi, the trials of more than 60 suspects arrested in connection with the theft of [...]

Politics

Peter Mutharika submits DPP presidential nomination papers with Saulos Chilima his running mate

BLANTYRE (Times Group)- Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Arthur Peter Mutharika has presented his nomination papers to the Malawi Electoral Commission [...]

Atupele’s choice of Chapola is a hit, says political analyst Magolowindo

BLANTYRE (Malawi Democrat)–Chancellor College based Political analyst, Augustine Magolowondo, a constituent college of the University of Malawi, has described United [...]

PP appoints Mpinganjira VP for southern region

BLANTYRE(Malawi Democrat)–Malawi ruling People’s Party (PP) has appointed Minister of Information and Civic Education Brown Mpinganjira to fill the position [...]

Atupele to unveil runningmate Feb 1

ZOMBA (Malawi Democrat) -The opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) presidential candidate Atupele Muluzi who has just triumphed in the primary [...]

Business

Malawi’s mess: Banda and the bandits

LILONGWE (Economist) -A CRUISE through Area 43, a pleasant suburb of Lilongwe, Malawi’s capital, takes one past the high-walled homes [...]

Interview with Malawi ambassador Dr Brave Ndisale

The new Finance Minister, Dr. Maxwell Mkwezalamba, travels to Brussels, Belgium – the headquarters of the European Union (EU), next week to [...]

Mkwezalamba in challenging €560m Malawi assignment at EU

BRUSSELS (Raphael Tenthani) _ Malawi’s new Finance Minister Maxwell Mkwezalamba travels to Brussels, Belgium, next week on an assignment that has been [...]

Column

2013 never was breakthrough with Joyce Banda, welcome 2014

POINT OF VIEW (Magede Si Wandale) Goodbye 2013! Atleast you have proved us that JB is not a leader rather [...]

Malawi cashgate -If we are not angry now, when will we?

OPINION (Ephraim Nyondo, Nation) -I am seeing an important silver lining in the cashgate scandal. Just observing how the government—add [...]

Pastoral letter by Malawi’s Catholic church bishops

Brothers and Sisters in Christ and all people of good will, we greet you in the name of our Lord Jesus [...]

Monopoly with hard cash in Malawi : Tenthani’s Muckracking

MUCKRACKING (Raphael Tenthani)-Somebody is really playing monopoly with hard cash with our national innocence. Which brings me back to my [...]

Sports

Chimodzi unveiled as Malawi head coach

BLANTYRE (Peter Kanjere, SuperSport)- Young Chimodzi was unveiled as Malawi’s Flames’ head coach in Blantyre on Friday morning; barely a [...]

Nomads, Silver given reduced bans after appeal

BLANTYRE (Frank Kandu, BBC Sport)- Malawi sides Silver Strikers and Mighty Wanderers have had their bans for crowd violence reduced after [...]

Malawi FA wants to bring back sacked duo Chimodzi & Chamangwana

NYIRENDA: Happy

BLANTYRE (Frank Kandu, BBC Sport) -Malawi’s Football Association (FAM) is hoping to install Young Chimodzi as head coach of the [...]

Education

People’s Party machinery sabotage Mzuni graduation ceremony

MZUZU(Malawi Democrat)—The ruling people’s party top officials led by the party’s deputy secretary general who is also doubling as Northern [...]

Govt. snubs University of Malawi students

BLANTYRE (Malawi Democrat)—Malawi government has once again ignored University of Malawi’s (Unima) students’ request that it should take back responsibility [...]

University of Malawi mature entry students bemoan frequent closures

MZUZU (Patrick Botha, Mana)- University of Malawi (Unima) mature entry students say lack of consideration by the students union and university [...]

Malawi Poor Infrastructure Hindering Public School Students From Accessing University Education

LILONGWE (Linda Likomwa, Mana)— Minister of Education, Science and Technology, Eunice Kazembe said poor infrastructures in Public Secondary Schools are [...]

Entertainment

Mourners boo PP’s Mwenye at Mafunyeta’s funeral

LILONGWE  (Malawi Democrat)–Malawi ruling People’s Party shadow legislator for Lilongwe City Central was booed at  local dancehall king Mafunyeta’s funeral [...]

Malawi Takes a Bow in Big Brother Africa

JOHANNESBURG (Lindiwe Nkonyane)- The bubbly, high-spirited Natasha was Evicted from The Chase Sunday evening alongside the amazing Selly after surviving numerous Evictions. Natasha’s Eviction [...]


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