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  Lilongwe, July 4, 2020: President Lazarus Chakwera has trimmed the number of people to patronize the inauguration ceremony on 6th July which will be held at Bingu National Stadium (BNS) in Lilongwe from 40,000 to 20,000 in order to maintain the appropriate social distance to prevent the spread of…
Blantyre, July 2, 2020: Blantyre District Director of Health and Social Services (DHSS), Dr. Gift Kawalazira has disclosed that District Health Office (DHO) owes its staff arrears in allowances amounting to K50 million for Covid-19. He told the Press on Wednesday that this has resulted into the collapse of the…
Chiradzulu, July 3, 2020: Story Workshop has scaled up nutrition behaviour change among learners in schools where Afikepo is implementing the nutrition and access to primary school education programme (NAPE). Speaking during the orientation of partners in the project from three districts of Chiradzulu, Thyolo and Salima where the project…
Thyolo, July 3, 2020: Tonse Alliance comprising the Malawi Congress Party (MCP)-United Transformation Movement (UTM) and several other parties representatives from Thyolo-Thekerani have appealed to its followers to avoid repeating mistakes of what other parties were doing while in government but instead foster unity of purpose for the country to…
Blantyre July 3, 2020: Uncertainty hovers around the immediate holding of by-elections as Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has indicated that it is yet to approach the treasury for financing. Currently there are four vacant seats in parliament including Phalombe Central whose parliamentarian Anna Kachikho's legitimacy was annulled by the high…
Lilongwe, July 3, 2020: Ntcheu Police biannual report has revealed that the district has registered an increase in road accidents and general crime compared to same period last year. The July 1 report has established that a total of 44 road accidents have been registered from January to June in…
Lilongwe, July 3, 2020: Centre for Social Concern (CFSC) has emphasised on the need for women who work in farms to gate a fair wage so that they can have a dignified living standard. The centre undertook a study in various farms across the country particularly on how women are…
Lilongwe, July 3, 2020: The World Bank Group and European Union (EU) are committed to helping Malawi achieve universal access to reliable, affordable, sustainable, and modern energy. The agenda is aimed at building strong prosperous economies, which reduce poverty and deliver shared prosperity when most developing countries are struggling to…
Kasungu, July 3, 2019: World Vision Malawi (WVM) has launched a home schooling programme in Traditional Authority (T/A) Chulu in Kasungu District to support the ongoing radio program that  government through Ministry of Education, Science and Technology recently  introduced. Speaking during the launch of the program, WVM National Director, Hazel…
Blantyre, July 3, 2020: The Presidential Taskforce on Coronavirus Pandemic has disclosed that it will come up with final decision next week on the reopening of schools as the country continues to register more cases amidst stakeholders’ call to reopen schools.                            A press statement by the taskforce shows that…
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HE DR. LAZARUS MCCARTHY CHAKWERA SIXTH PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI

HE DR. LAZARUS MCCARTHY CHAKWERA  SIXTH PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI

Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera is the current President of Malawi. He was sworn into office on June 28, 2020 at Malawi Square, Bingu International Convention Centre, Lilongwe. Before joining frontline politics, Chakwera was President of the Malawi Assemblies of God from 1989 until he resigned on May...