Tue, 08 Oct 2019 17:25:57 GMT
Tension High in Lilongwe, Residents Up Against Mutharika Political Rally
[Nyasa Times] Malawi Defence Force (MDF) soldiers were called from the barracks to bring calm after residents of Nsundwe in Lilongwe rose up against President Peter Mutharika's political rally in the capital city.

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 07:45:31 GMT
Mwanamvekha Withdraws 1% Mobile Money Tax
[Nyasa Times] Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development Joseph Mwanamvekha has bowed down to public pressure and announced withdraw of the proposed one percent withholding tax on non-bank mobile money transactions.

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 07:40:03 GMT
Minister Vuwa Blocks Hotel Construction
[Nyasa Times] Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Symon Vuwa Kaunda MP, has succeeded in stopping an investor from constructing a multi-million kwacha hotel at Katoto Secondary School Sports Complex (KSSSC) in the City of Mzuzu.

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 17:25:54 GMT
State Prosecutor Accuses Mwapasa of Ignoring Advice to Drop Activists Case
[Nyasa Times] Embattled acting Inspector General of police Duncan Mwapasa has come under intense fire from the director of public prosecutions for ignoring advice to drop fraud case of two rights activists.

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 17:25:48 GMT
1 Police Officer Confirmed Killed in Lilongwe Violence Ahead of Mutharika Rally
[Nyasa Times] Malawi police has confirmed that one cop has been killed in Lilongwe's Msundwe Trading Centers where there were reported clashes between locals and the law enforcers after residents rose up against President Peter Mutharika's political ...

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019 09:28:20 +0000
MCP, Mec penalised
The Constitutional Court sitting in Lilongwe yesterday fined Malawi Congress Party (MCP) and Malawi Electoral Commission (Mec) over the issue of filing documents. Judge Healey Potani said MCP had on several occasions failed to meet deadlines of the c...

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 09:23:04 +0000
Malawi learns from Zambia on planning
A delegation of officials from the National Planning Commission (NPC), civil society organisations and government yesterday kick-started a study tour of Zambia to appreciate how the country has recorded significant strides in economic development. Th...

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 09:13:45 +0000
Back to basics
Malawi under-17 national football team’s chances of reaching this year’s Cosafa Youth Championship semifinals suffered a big blow after surrendering a one-goal lead to lose 1-2 to eSwatini at Mpira Stadium in Chiwembe Township, Blantyre, Monday. ...

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 08:45:44 +0000
Clean hands save lives
By Cliff Kawanga: Why should hand washing matter? That is the question most people would ask today. Although a lot of people would go to the hospital seeking help after falling sick, rarely would such people ask themselves whether the illness could h...

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 08:37:58 +0000
19 schools to participate in French Schools Drama contest
The 32nd edition of the French Schools Drama competition kicks off on November 23 2019 with 19 schools set to contest. Coordinator of the competition, Poya Chapweteka, said yesterday they were happy that more schools have confirmed participation this...