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Our Reporter on 31st Dec

It was Gaddafi’s Libya that offered all of Africa its first revolution in modern times – connecting the entire continent by telephone, television, radio broadcasting and several other technological applications such as telemedicine and distance teaching. And thanks to the WMAX radio bridge, a low cost connection was made available across the continent,...

Our Reporter on 31st Dec

Fellow South Africans, The year 2013 has come to an end. It has been a momentous year, filled with both successes and challenges, as we continued to work together to build a united, non-racial, non-sexist, democratic and prosperous South Africa. We will tomorrow, on 1 January, begin an important year, during which the country will celebrate 20 years...

Our Reporter on 30th Dec

The Malawi Electoral Commission is informing the public that registration for the 2014 Tripartite Elections ended on December 18, 2013 at the end of phase 9 of the voter registration drive. During the exercise, the Commission registered a total 7,537,548 voters nationwide. This represents 94.10 percent of the projected total for the exercise which was...

Our Reporter on 27th Dec

The adage, “a picture is worth a thousand words” applies here as ruling People’s Party (PP) supporters in full attire  could not contain themselves as they mobbed Professor Peter Mutharika, President of opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) at Kamuzu International Airport who was on his way to the United States for a well-deserved...

Our Reporter on 20th Dec

Two of the great attractions of Malawi’s national parks and wildlife reserves are their completely unspoilt wilderness and the absence of mass tourism. You really do feel you’re looking at a scene that David Livingstone would recognize. There’s a real touch of the Garden of Eden about them. You discover the animals, they’re not lined up for...

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,”...