Wed, 19 Feb 2020 09:34:42 GMT
Chilima to Unveil 'Roadmap' for UTM in Fresh Elections
[Nyasa Times] Almost three weeks after the Constitutional Court nullified the May presidential elections and reinstated him as State vice-president, UTM Party president Saulos Chilima holds his first political rally this Sunday February 23 at Masinth...

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 14:24:23 GMT
Chakwera Refuses to Be Leader of Opposition in Parliament
[Nyasa Times] President of the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Lazarus Chakwera says he will not take up the position of Leader of Opposition in parliament.

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 13:42:22 GMT
Rev Baloyi 'Surprised' With Court Cancelling Tippex Elections
[Nyasa Times] Former moderator of Livingstonia CCAP Synod, one of the Commissioners for Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC), Reverend Clifford Baloyi o told Parliament's Public Appointments Committee (PAC) at the end of an inquiry to assess the compete...

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 14:09:55 GMT
Mulhakho 'Fires' Blantyre Water Board Procurement Boss Over Contracts
[Nyasa Times] Blantyre Water Board (BWB) has fired its procurement manager for failing to provide business contracts to members of governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) influential cultural heritage group, Mulhakho wa Alhomwe, court documents ...

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 15:04:12 GMT
Board Warns Against Illegal Surveyors, Valuers, Estate Agents
[Nyasa Times] The Board of registered land economy surveyors, valuers, estate agents and auctioneers has issued a stern warning against individuals plying the trade without proper accreditation saying doing so is not on and is punishable by law.

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Wed, 19 Feb 2020 08:21:13 +0000
Pac ‘fires’ Mec commissioners
Public Appointments Committee (Pac) of Parliament has reportedly recommended the firing of the Malawi Electoral Commission (Mec) commissioners following an inquiry conducted since last week. However, Pac’s recommendation is subject to the approval ...

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 08:21:05 +0000
Chaos in Parliament over HRDC presence
Parliament was suspended early Tuesday as Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) Chairperson Timothy Mtambo and his deputy Gift Trapence made their appearance in the august House’s visitors’ gallery. Deputy leader of the House, Martha Chanjo Mho...

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 08:20:40 +0000
Mobile money users base down by 13.0%
Subscriber base for non-bank mobile money services declined in the last quarter of 2019 by 13.0 percent to a total of 6.2 million subscribers, figures from the Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) show. In its 2019 Fourth Quarter National Payment System (NPS...

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 08:20:31 +0000
Gerald Phiri leaves Mighty Tigers job over players’ welfare
Mighty Tigers’ preparations for 2020 season have been thrown in disarray following the resignation of Head Coach, Gerald Phiri Senior. The former Flames Assistant Coach has made the decision as a way of protecting his reputation. Phiri said Tigers ...

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 01:14:13 +0000
Dissecting 50%+1 electoral system
On February 3, a panel of five judges who were hearing the presidential election case nullified the elections and called for fresh polls within 150 days. The Judges asked Parliament to facilitate provisions in the Constitution which will allow that a...