Thu, 02 Dec 2021 14:46:23 GMT
State House Pressures TEVETA Board to Appoint Underqualified Sichola As CEO
[Nyasa Times] State House officials are reportedly piling pressure on the Board of Directors for the Technical and Vocational Training Authority (TEVETA) to hire underqualified Elwin Sichola as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Authority.

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 07:28:35 GMT
Govt Starts Issuing Maize Export Licenses
[Nyasa Times] The Ministry of Trade has announced that it has started issuing Maize Export Licences with immediate effect.

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 15:27:39 GMT
TB Case Fatality Decreases As Global Rate Swells
[MBC] The 2021 World Health Organisation Global Tuberculosis Report has revealed that for the first time in over a decade TB deaths have increased globally because of reduced access to TB diagnosis and treatment in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 14:47:25 GMT
Police Hunt Three Escapees
[MBC] Police are hunting for three suspects who escaped from lawful police custody at Lilongwe Magistrate Court on November 26, 2021, at 11:00 hours.

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 09:45:54 GMT
Lack of Sustainable Sources of Energy Fueling Deforestation
[MBC] Lack of alternatives to firewood and charcoal is halting efforts aimed at addressing deforestation in the country.

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 06:45:44 GMT
Government to Recruit 2,200 Primary School Teachers
[Nyasa Times] Malawi Government has disclosed the recruitment of 2,200 primary school teachers for all the 28 district local councils.

Wed, 01 Dec 2021 11:13:47 GMT
FDH Bank in Climate Change Fight Featured
[MBC] Lack of follow-up and care to the trees which are planted yearly during the tree planting season is said to be frustrating efforts that are aimed at restoring nature in the country.

Wed, 01 Dec 2021 11:12:44 GMT
National Planning Commission Launches 10-Year Strategic Plan
[MBC] The National Planning Commission (NPC) on Tuesday 30 November 2021, launched a 10-year strategic plan for the period 2021- 2030.

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 06:45:45 GMT
Malawi Govt. Bows to Bon Kalindo's Demands - Reduces Tollgate Fees
[Nyasa Times] The Tonse Alliance led Government has bowed down to comedian cum disgruntled politician, Bon Kalindo's demands to reduce the cost of living.

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 06:45:45 GMT
Govt Urged to Repeal Laws That Block Effective Response to HIV and Aids
[Nyasa Times] The Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR), Nyasa Rainbow Alliance (NRA) and the Centre for the Development of People (CEDEP) have called upon the Malawi Government to consider repealing discriminatory laws that block effecti...

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 06:45:44 GMT
Malawi Lawmaker Calls for Castration of Rapists
[Nyasa Times] Malawi lawmaker for Dedza North Savel Kafwafwa says he is going to lobby for a law that punishes sexual offenders by way of castrating them.

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 06:45:41 GMT
Private and Public Entities Urged to Align Their Strategic Plans With Malawi 2063
[Nyasa Times] The Minister of Trade Sosten Alfred Gwengwe has asked non-state and state-owned entities supporting the realization of the Malawi 2063 development agenda to draw-out strategic plans that align to the vision.

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 05:48:05 GMT
WHO Malawi Holds a Consultation Meeting With the Ministry of Health to Plan for 2022-2023 Biennium
[WHO-AFRO] World Health Organization Malawi Country Office (WCO) held a consultation meeting with Ministry of Health on 26th November 2021 at Sunbird Hotel in Blantyre to plan for a new biennium. The aim of the meeting was to align country priority a...

Wed, 01 Dec 2021 07:21:28 GMT
President Chakwera to Stay Out of Sight
[East African] Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera has cancelled all public engagements to "attend to emerging regional and national matters", his office announced on Tuesday.

Wed, 01 Dec 2021 04:54:11 GMT
Canada Bans Travelers From Nigeria, Egypt, Malawi Over Omicron Fears
[This Day] -Nigeria's lawmakers urge NCDC to step up national response

Tue, 30 Nov 2021 08:52:38 GMT
Presidential Taskforce On Covid-19 Endorses Pfizer-BioNTtech Vaccine for 12+ Year Olds
[Nyasa Times] Presidential taskforce on CoVID-19 has endorsed use of Pfeizer-BioNTech vaccine that covers for people as young as 12 years old and above.

Wed, 01 Dec 2021 08:15:51 GMT
Malawi Policeman Builds Sports Complex to Reduce Crime
[VOA] Machinga -- One could mistake Kanduwa Sande for a contractor hired to clear up the once-dilapidated public football pitch in Machinga.

Wed, 01 Dec 2021 07:33:25 GMT
Malawi Police Celebrates 100 Years of Service
[Nyasa Times] It was all pomp at Malawi Police Service (MPS) Headquarters in Lilongwe on Tuesday as the men and women in uniform converged to celebrate 100 years of the service's mandate of providing internal security service to the country.

Wed, 01 Dec 2021 07:33:24 GMT
FDH Bank Injects K10m Per Annum Towards Chingale Hills Forest Sustainability Drive
[Nyasa Times] FDH Bank has partnered with Malawi Forestry Department in the environmental and natural resource conservation by adopting Chingale Hills Forest in Zomba through a sponsorship of K10 million per annum for its sustainability drive.

Wed, 01 Dec 2021 07:33:21 GMT
Cdedi Requests Probe Into Benefits From Tea and Macadamia Sectors
[Nyasa Times] Firebrand human rights watchdog - the Centre for Democracy and Economic Development Initiatives (CDEDI) - has written the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament (PAC), requesting a probe into how Malawi is benefitting from the tea, tan...

Tue, 30 Nov 2021 08:52:38 GMT
Rumphi to Host 2021 World Aids Day Commemoration
[Nyasa Times] Government has disclosed that activities to mark this year's World Aids Day commemoration will take place at Bumba Full Primary School Ground in Rumphi where participants are expected to reflect the need of leaving no one behind in the ...

Tue, 30 Nov 2021 08:52:38 GMT
Anglican Church's Mothers Union Celebrates 100 Years of Existence in Malawi
[Nyasa Times] The Mothers Union Guild of the Anglican Church has celebrated 100 years of existence in Malawi.

Tue, 30 Nov 2021 08:52:36 GMT
Malga Condemns Closure of Lilongwe City CEO's Office By Councillors
[Nyasa Times] Malawi Local Government Association (MALGA) has expressed anger over the decision by the ward councillors to seal offices of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and other senior officers of the Lilongwe City Council (LCC), describing the ...

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 06:27:47 GMT
Malawi Slams 'Afrophobic' Travel Bans As Omicron Shuts Down Borders Worldwide
[RFI] Malawi's President Lazarus Chakwera has accused Western countries of "Afrophobia" for shutting their borders to his and other neighbouring nations, after South Africa flagged the new Omicron coronavirus variant last week.

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 07:10:09 GMT
Court Dismisses Presidential Elections Challenge
[VOA] Blantyre, Malawi -- A challenge to Malawi's 2020 presidential elections has been dismissed by the country's constitutional court. The opposition Democratic Progress Party had asked the court to rule on voting results, which put President Lazaru...

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 09:53:52 GMT
CSOs Weigh in On Sub-Standard Spirits Recommended By Malawi Bureau of Standards
[Nyasa Times] Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have weighed in on a story published by Nyasa Times last week that the story about the Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS)-- on freeing substandard spirit to the public-- should not be overlooked but work...

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 09:53:51 GMT
Blantyre District Warned of Impending Covid-19 Fourth Wave
[Nyasa Times] Blantyre District Health Office (DHO) has issued an alert that following events in other parts of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region, especially South Africa and Botswana, Blantyre residents are encouraged to be on...

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 09:53:50 GMT
Giz Installs ?42m Solar Rooftop
[Nyasa Times] The German Ambassador to Malawi, Andreas Trimmermann, said the installation of a ?45 million solar rooftop system demonstrates how government, international organizations and the private sector can jointly solve energy related challenge...

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 09:53:46 GMT
Malawi Doing Well in Fight Against TB
[Nyasa Times] The National TB Control Programme has disclosed that Malawi as a nation is doing very well in the fight against Tuberculosis.

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 08:37:34 GMT
Concourt Throws Out DPP Elections Case, Orders Party to Pay Costs
[Nyasa Times] The High Court sitting as a Constitutional Court in Blantyre has dismissed with costs a case in which the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) sought the interpretation of Section 75 of the Constitution in regard to an inquorat...