Fri, 21 Jun 2024 05:14:59 GMT
Affordable Solar Power Is Increasing Electricity Access for Malawi's Households
[World Bank] Lilongwe -- The reduced cost of solar electricity has made electricity access affordable even to low-income households. Off-Grid electricity is playing a critical role in rapidly scaling up electricity access in many households that are ...

Thu, 20 Jun 2024 16:09:40 GMT
Malawi Court Acquits Former President's Son Over Charges Involving Death of 29 Suspected Ethiopian Migrants
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- Tadikira Mafubza, the step-son of Malawi's former President Peter Mutharika, has been acquitted of all charges in a case involving allegations of human trafficking and aggravated manslaughter.

Thu, 20 Jun 2024 13:15:37 GMT
NAP Welcomes Chakwera's Appointment of New MEC Chair Justice Mtalimanja, Commissioners Kambulire and Kamlongera
[Nyasa Times] The National Advocacy Platform (NAP) has welcomed the appointment of Justice Annabel Mtalimanja as the new Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) chairperson replacing Justice Dr. Chifundo Kachale whose tenure expired.

Thu, 20 Jun 2024 13:15:34 GMT
Media Challenged to Sensitize the Public On New Persons With Disability Law
[Nyasa Times] World Vision in partnership with Malawi Council for Disability Affairs (MACODA) has challenged the media to sensitize people on the new Persons with Disability Act.

Thu, 20 Jun 2024 13:15:28 GMT
Chilima Was Murdered, Says Social Media Influencer Pemphero Mphande
[Nyasa Times] Prominent author and socialite Pemphero Mphande has offered a controversial perspective on the matter involving the death Vice President Saulos Chilima and eight others . In a widely circulated Facebook post, Mphande has asserted that C...

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Fri, 21 Jun 2024 07:26:57 +0000
Michael Usi is Vice President
By Deogratias: President Lazarus Chakwera has appointed Natural Resources and Climate Change Minister Michael Usi as the country’s vice president. Usi replaces Saulos Chilima, who was killed along eight others in a plane crash on June 10 2024 in Ch...

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 07:20:01 +0000
German experts arrive for plane crash probe
By Deogratias Mmana: German experts will arrive Saturday to conduct a probe into the plane crash that killed State Vice President Saulos Chilima, former first lady Patricia Shanil Dzimbiri and seven others, Information Minister Moses Kunkuyu has disc...

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 07:15:32 +0000
Dollar hits K2,500 on black market
By Pemphero Malimba: Pressure continues to mount on the local trading unit, the Malawi Kwacha, as it is now trading at K2,500 to the dollar on the parallel market, Times Business has established. This is despite the dollar trading at the official rat...

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 07:07:58 +0000
Children’s happy faces inspire health worker
By Phillip Pemba: Shadreck Mpomba, 52, a health surveillance assistant (HAS) at Nsanje District Hospital, cites one thing that has kept him motivated in his work over the past 20 years: seeing children who were malnourished recovering and thriving. ...

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 07:02:18 +0000
It is World Music Day
Today, Friday is World Music Day also known as Fête de la Musique or Make Music Day, an annual music celebration. Meanwhile, Musicians Union of Malawi (Mum) says in a press statement that as a mark of respect and solidarity during this period of mou...