11 December 2017
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Mzuzu, July 15, 2017: Mzuzu Vendors Association has asked Mzuzu City Council to involve Malawi Defence Force (MDF) in the removal of illegal street vendors saying the Malawi Police Service (MPS) has failed. The Mzuzu Vendors Association made the appeal on Thursday during a stakeholders meeting aimed at finding lasting…
Lilongwe, July 146 2017: The Ministry of Transport and Public Works has called on indigenous local contractors to organise themselves in partnerships if they want to win big contracts in construction projects from government. Minister responsible Jappie Mhango made the call on Thursday in Lilongwe during an annual conference of…
Rumphi, 14 July, 2017: Rumphi Residents Association (RRA) has asked government to revisit management procedures for projects under Local Development Fund (LDF) to allow more public involvement. RRA Programs Officer, Emmanuel Kalua Thursday told Rumphi District Executive Committee (DEC) meeting that projects under this arrangement are difficult to monitor as…
Nkhatabay, July 14, 2017: Ministry of Civic Education and Community Development says village banks should embrace new standard village savings and loan associations (VSLAs) best practice guidelines to ensure sanity in the economic sector. The ministry’s Chief Economic Empowerment Officer, Victor Matayataya, said this Wednesday to extension workers and members…
Blantyre, July 11: From Monday 3 August, 2017, the polishing of shoes along the streets of Blantyre City will be prohibited by the City Council’s by-laws.  Confirming the development in an interview on Monday, the Blantyre City Council (BCC) Spokesperson, Anthony Kasunda, said if the shoe shiners are to continue…
Mzuzu, July 7: The Minister of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Nicholas Dausi says effective June 1, 2017, phone subscriber identity module (SIM) cards are not supposed to be sold anyhow as users need to register them with service providers. Dausi said this Wednesday in Mzuzu during a meeting with…
  Mzuzu, June 23: Fine artists have bemoaned lack of an art gallery in the country, a situation they say forces them to sell their work at scanty prices or hang their brushes for better paying jobs. Speaking to Malawi News Agency (Mana) in separate interviews, the artists have since…
Lilongwe, June 21, 2019:  Mobile phone operator Airtel Malawi last week made a donation of MK1.4 Million to the Fistula Care Centre which will cater for the needs of 210 repaired patients for a period of seven months.   The help will facilitate the procurement of starter packs which consist…
Dausi speaks during the meeting - Pic by Stanley Makuti Salima, June 19, 2017: The Minister of Information  and Communications Technology, Nicholas Dausi has assured members of parliament (Mps) that government will continue to invest in the development of  Information and communications technology (ICT) sector to facilitate social and economic…
Lilongwe, June 19, 2019: Mobile network and ICT service provider, Telecom Networks Malawi (TNM), has announced a direct total contribution of K40.2 billion into the country's economy, up from K30 billion in 2015.   This represents 34 percent increase in the company's contribution to the country's GDP as compared to…

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82 year-old Chinthuli breaks age barrier for love; marries 25 year-old

82 year-old Chinthuli breaks age barrier for love; marries 25 year-old

THYOLO, December 10, 2017: Bizarre things do happen in life sometimes. But for people of Goliati Village in Paramount Chief Ngolongoliwa in Thyolo, nothing could beat the marriage of octogenarian and a youth.  “It is an abomination,” some social commentators argue, while others see nothing wrong. ...