16 April 2014
Breaking News
Karonga, April 15: The Country’s President Dr Joyce Banda has pledged to supply food to households in Karonga District who have been affected by erratic rains and later heavy downfall which have threatened this year’s harvest in the district. Karonga experienced erratic rains at the onset of rainy season, rendering…
Nkhotakota, April 15: Two members of the same family have died after a canoe they were travelling in capsized in Lake Chilingali in Nkhotakota. Nkhotakota Police Spokesperson Kaitano Lubrino said mother to the two deceased, Fatuma Kazuma, 36, has told Nkhotakota Police that on 13 April she sent her sons…
Nsanje, April 15: District Aids Coordinator for Nsanje has blamed lack of progress by numerous Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in combating the HIV/AIDS pandemic in the district on the stubbornness of communities to change. The District Aids Coordinator, Peter Mwakarawo says HIV/AIDS prevalence rate in the district will continue to…
Mwanza, April 15: Senior Chief Kanduku of Mwanza district has called on leaders of political parties in the district to conduct a violence free campaign and promote peaceful coexistence among people of different political affiliations. Kanduku said this on Monday when NICE was giving out 57 winding radios to village…
Blantyre, April 15: The Southern Region Netball League Committee awarded some sports journalists from various media organisations including the Malawi News Agency on Saturday at the close of the league at the College of Medicine in Blantyre. Malawi News Agency’s Sports Reporter, Arkangel Tembo was awarded for being outstanding in…
Blantyre, April 15: The Ministry of Health (MoH) has called on journalists in the country to report professionally on health issues by sourcing adequate information from health experts and balancing their stories prior to broadcasting or publishing them. MoH Deputy Public Relations Officer (PRO), Adrian Chikumbe made the call Monday…
Nsanje, April 15: About 4,000 households in the Shire Valley districts can now afford a smile as NGO Catholic Development Commission in Malawi (CADECOM) Chikwawa Diocese has rescued them from imminent hunger. The NGO has donated farm inputs to the households so that they can embark on winter cropping a…
Mangochi, April 15: Chief Rural Development Officer in the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, Francis Sakala has said Government has shifted infrastructure development to integrated rural development to effectively improve the majority of people’s lives in remote areas. Speaking on Monday in Mangochi after opening a five-day workshop…
Mangochi, April 14: In an effort to deal with the problem of human trafficking from the grassroots in the country, a consortium of non – governmental organizations (NGOs) in Mangochi have come together to raise community awareness of the dangers of the vice. The civil society organizations which have teamed…
Karonga, April 14: Government says construction of Ngara Cotton Ginnery in Karonga District is in line with the vision to recover the country’s economy by ensuring that it exports more agricultural products than before. The Malawi President was speaking Monday when she officially commissioned Ngara Cotton Ginnery in the area…
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Features

Malawians’ warmth lures Japanese investor

Malawians’ warmth lures Japanese investor

Lilongwe, April 14: About three years ago, Kunio Tamari was conducting a market research on the internet in Japan, looking for an African country where he could start a business when he saw ‘Malawi’. Before that, Tamari had never heard about the existence of the southern African country, also affec...