19 November 2017
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Thyolo, June 7: People of Naphazi Village in the area of Traditional Authority Nchiramwela in Thyolo on Tuesday had the shock of their lives when one of the villagers, Robert Nandolo, was reported dead after he fell down from a tree he was cutting within his work premises.  Confirming the…
Salima, Mana, June 7: Unknown thugs have stolen K5.7 million cash from Malawi Cotton Salima office. The money was meant to be used for buying cotton and the situation is likely to affect the company’s competitiveness on the market. Salima police public relations officer, Gift Chitowe, told Mana on Thursday…
Lilongwe, June 6: PLAN Malawi a human rights international organisation has sharpened its teeth to bite hard stubborn people who are continuing violating children rights, despite all popular awareness and campaigns by various human rights organisations. Plan Malawi Principal Research Officer Sipho Jale told Malawi News Agency in an interview…
Blantyre, June 6: The swearing-in and orientation ceremonies of Members of Parliament elected in the just ended tripartite elections will be from 9th to 13th June and 9th to 10th in Lilongwe respectively. According to a press release from the office of the Clerk of Parliament signed by Acting Clerk…
Dowa June 6: The coalition of Women Living with HIV and AIDS (COWLHA) Malawi has said gender based violence makes women more vulnerable to HIV and AIDS which is fuelled by negative societal perceptions. COWLHA Malawi Executive Director, Anne Banda said this on Thursday at Dowa Boma as she presented…
Kasungu, June 5: The Kasungu First Grade Magistrate Court on Wednesday sentenced a 30-year-old, Alberito Mvula, to 132 months Imprisonment with Hard Labour (IHL) for being found guilty of raping a 17 year old girl. The rapist hails from John Village in the area of Traditional Authority Simlemba in Kasungu…
Rumphi, June  5, 2014: A Rumphi based woman has died after reportedly taking an overdose of Anti Retro Viral (ARVs) drugs Rumphi Police confirmed the incident. The deceased has been identified as Alice Mkandawire, 21 from Chiyimilire Village in the area of Traditional Authority Nsomba in Blantyre District. Rumphi Police…
  Kasungu, June 05: About 23 sex workers in Kasungu were arrested in a sweeping exercise conducted on Wednesday. According to Sub Inspector Edwin Kaunda, Kasungu police spokesperson, said the sweeping exercise is in line with their goal of making Kasungu a clean and free town for all. “We have…
Blantyre, June 4: As the  newly elected Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Government sticks with the plans  to have a 20 member cabinet as one step towards saving government funds, the Federation of Disability Organisations in Malawi (FEDOMA)  has expressed optimism to see their parent ministry of disability and the elderly…
Lilongwe, June 4: The gender, climate change and agriculture program can empower rural women to better cope with potential adverse impacts of climate change, says Dr. Mary Shawa  Principle Secretary in the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Welfare. Opening a workshop that her ministry is hosting in conjunction with…

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'Opposition is not just about ranting'

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