Thu, 15 Aug 2019 14:17:47 GMT
Top Court Dismisses Application to Discontinue Presidential Election Case
[Nyasa Times] Malawi Supreme Court of Appeal has rejected an attempt by President Peter Mutharika and Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) to prevent the Constitution Court judges hearing the presidential elections case.

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 10:40:06 GMT
Rights Activist Mtambo's House Petrol-Bombed
[Nyasa Times] A group of unknown thugs have petrol-bombed the house of house of Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) Chairperson Timothy Mtambo in Lilongwe.

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 04:37:45 GMT
Judge Sentences Three to Death for Albinism Murder
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Blantyre -Three people have been sentenced to death in Malawi for the murder and mutilation of a person with albinism, a court official confirmed on Wednesday, a sanction the judge said would serve as a strong deterrent.

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 14:17:00 GMT
Overproduction Blamed for Poor Tobacco Prices
[Nyasa Times] Tobacco Commission (TC), formerly Tobacco Control Commission, says overproduction has affected prices during this year's Malawi tobacco marketing season.

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 13:58:41 GMT
Civil Society Organisations Condemn Petrol Bomb Attacks
[Nyasa Times] Two civil society organisations under the banner National Advocacy Platform (NAP) and the Joint Civil Society Platform on Good Governance (JCSPG) have strongly condemned radicals who threw petrol bombs at human rights activist Timothy M...

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Sun, 25 Aug 2019 04:40:04 +0000
We are not intimidated— Lazarus Chakwera
Malawi Congress Party (MCP) President Lazarus Chakwera has said the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) led administration is failing to uphold the constitution of the country by imposing threats on citizens. Addressing the media Saturday, Chakwera sa...

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 04:34:38 +0000
We have reached point of no return—HRDC
Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) leaders have said the country has reached point of no return and they will not relent until demands of the people, which include forcing Malawi Electoral Commission (Mec) Chairperson Jane Ansah to step down, ar...

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 04:29:55 +0000
New security legislation stirs debate
New laws on protected places and areas and control of demonstrations, which have been gazetted by Minister of Homeland Security Nicholas Dausi on August 22, 2019 under Preservation of Public Security Act, have sparked debate across the country, with ...

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 04:25:15 +0000
No luck
By Mabvuto Kambuwe: Malawi’s ambassadors in Confederation of African Football club competitions, Nyasa Big Bullets and Masters Security, had no luck yesterday as they crushed out of the Champions League and Confederation Cup, respectively. This was...

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 04:20:45 +0000
Diamonds maintain dominance over Tigresses
Rainbow Paints Blantyre and Districts Netball League defending champions Kukoma Diamonds have earned first round bragging rights after spoiling First Choice Tigresses’ perfect record. But the champions sweated to overcome Tigresses 40-33 at Blantyr...