Our Reporter on 01st Feb

By Tenson Zobo Ministry of Natural Resources Energy and Mining Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services alongside Department of Disaster Management Affairs have taken a new approach in Managing Climate change effects originating from El Nino (the warming of waters in the Pacific Ocean) through Disaster Insurance Plan amount to 30 Million...

Our Reporter on 31st Jan

By: Lloyd M’bwana  The Malawi government through the Department of Disaster Management Affairs (Dodma) in the office of the Vice President has secured a US$30 million insurance policy from African Risk Capacity Program (ARCP) in a bid to cushion any impact El Niño will have towards farmers’ low yield end of 2015/2016 growing season.   The insurance...

Our Reporter on 30th Jan

By Toby McIntosh Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika is insisting that access to information (ATI) legislation should not cover existing government information, saying the bill should only apply prospectively. His stance continues to delay passage of a long-promised ATI bill and runs counter to international norms. “Many followers of the Bill see...

Our Reporter on 30th Jan

Malawi is failing to adapt its citizenship policies to meet the needs of this new globalized environment. For the past several years, African nations have been bestowing dual citizenship rights to their Diaspora. Malawi’s neighbor Zambia recently joined the ranks of countries offering Dual Citizenship, leaving Malawi in the minority of African...

Our Reporter on 30th Jan

CAIRO, Egypt – An EgyptAir mechanic is suspected of planting the bomb on a Russian passenger plane which exploded over the Sinai Peninsula in October, killing all 224 people on board, according to sources connected with the case. The Egypt government has publicly denied that there is any evidence the MetroJet flight – which crashed shortly...

Our Reporter on 30th Jan

A fact Malawians seem not to be aware of is that Politician Lazarus Chakwera gets advice from Americans who he trusts more than the local politicians in his Malawi Congress Party. A local Mississippi small paper reports that Chakwera is visiting the poorest state in the USA and is declaring himself the next president of Malawi. “We have a long...

Our Reporter on 29th Jan

What is happening at the MCP today is no different than what happened in 1964 shortly after independence when, after an unresolved confrontation between the Prime Minister, Hastings Banda (later Malawi’s first President) and the cabinet ministers present on 26 August 1964, three ministers and a parliamentary secretary were dismissed on 7 September.   These...

Twenty months ago, Peter Mutharika and his DPP entered the scene with an aura of importance and lofty promises for the nation. A good number of impressionable Malawians were swept off their feet and started thinking that the road to the Promised Land had been shortened. ...

NTCHISI (Maravi Post)—Twenty-seven-year-old Eliya Phillip of Kaphatika Village in Traditional Authority (T/A) Chilooko in Ntchisi is in police custody for allegedly defiling a 14-year-old girl. ...

In a bid to make agricultural information accessible to farmers in indigenous languages,  Access agriculture has trained media personnel’s in the country on how they can translate Audio -visual agricultural programs into different languages. ...