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Our Reporter on 17th Dec

WASHINGTON — A federal district judge ruled on Monday that the National Security Agency program that is systematically keeping records of all Americans’ phone calls most likely violates the Constitution, describing its technology as “almost Orwellian” and suggesting that James Madison would be “aghast” to learn that the government was encroaching...

Our Reporter on 11th Dec

BLANTYRE (MaraPost)—Malawi Finance Budget Director Paul Mphwiyo has denied involvement in the cash gate scandal when he appeared before the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament in Lilongwe on Tuesday. Mphwiyo, who was making his first public appearance since he was shot at the gate of his Area 43 residence on September 13, said during the short...

Our Reporter on 09th Dec

BLANTYRE (MaraPost)—The recent firing of the Chief Executive Officer of the National Food Reserve Agency (NFRA), Nansinuku Saukira is a serious error of the current President Joyce Banda and raises more serious concerns on the independence of Statutory Corporations, Malawi Watch has said. President Banda fired Saukira despite being advised to recall...

Our Reporter on 08th Dec

Press Release The Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR) remains one of the leading human rights non-governmental organisations in Malawi. It was founded in February 1995 as a non-profit organization registered under the Trustees Incorporation Act of 1962. Since its inception CHRR has championed its work at national level, SADC level through...

Our Reporter on 06th Dec

BLANTYRE (MaraPost)—World Vision International has joined with others around the globe to express sympathies to the family of former South African President Nelson Mandela, paying tribute to a modern legend of peace-building. “Nelson Mandela has been, and will remain, an inspiration for many of us around the world involved in humanitarian work,”...

Our Reporter on 05th Dec

BLANTYRE (MaraPost)—A 30 year-old security guard has been beaten to death by angry College of Medicine students, a constituent college of the University of Malawi (Unima) for allegedly stealing one of the students’ trousers. According to Blantyre Police Assistant Publicist, Constable Grace Mwale, one of the students, Willard Lumetcha alerted fellow...

Our Reporter on 05th Dec

Rumphi District Council is saddened to announce the death of Traditional Authority Mwalweni who passed on Wednesday afternoon 4th December, 2013 at Lura Health Centre in Rumphi. He was born Samuel Jabu Harawa in 1954 and got installed to Sub Traditional Authority (STA) Mwalweni in 2003 after the death of his father Samuel.  The deceased was promoted...

Our Reporter on 05th Dec

Creative Centre for Community Mobilization (CRECCOM) an organization that was recently recognized by The Ministry of Education Science and Technology (MoEST) and its partners in education as the 2013 Number One Most Innovative Organization in the Promotion of Girls’ Education in Malawi continues to innovate and promote Girls education. CRECCCOM...

Our Reporter on 05th Dec

BLANTYRE, December 5, 2013 (MaraPost)—Senior Chief Lukwa of Kasungu and Senior Chief Nthwalo of Mzimba have bemoaned the slow progress in reviewing Malawi’s anti-abortion laws. According to the chiefs, medical evidence indicates that hundreds of women and girls die and suffer multiple complications as a result of undergoing unsafe abortions. A 2010...

Our Reporter on 03rd Dec

Blantyre, Malawi, Dec. 3 (MaraviPost) _ The European Union (EU) delegation in Lilongwe and the Malawi mission to the EU in Brussels have denied reports that President Joyce Banda cancelled her trip to Brussels last week because she was barred from entering the EU following financial scandals currently rocking her government.   Banda was supposed to...