Our Reporter on 02nd Mar

Lilongwe, March 2 (MaraviPost): Last week Minister of Information, Tourism and Culture Kondwani Nankhumwa feeling superior because of media reports that failed to interpret data which also turned out to be wrongly attributed to the World Bank as ranking Malawi poorest of the poor, said Government plans to train journalists in economic reporting to improve...

Our Reporter on 02nd Mar

Mangochi, March 1: Group Village Headman-GVH Msumbi under Traditional Authority Nankumba in Mangochi has declared that his people will not leave their native land to pave way for the construction of a Five Star Hotel along the shores of Monkey – Bay. Speaking on Wednesday at Monkey-Bay Resource Centre Hall during a meeting the District Commissioner...

Our Reporter on 02nd Mar

Blantyre, March 1: Big Bullets booked a place in the 2015 Caf Champions League second round after playing to a 2-2 draw against Fomboni FC of the Comos Island at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre on Saturday. Goals from Victor Limbani and Tizgowere Kumwenda saw the Peoples Team leading Fomboni in the first half, but the visitors equalized in the second half...

Our Reporter on 01st Mar

It is a great honor and privilege to appear before you today as President Obama’s nominee to serve as United States Ambassador to the Republic of Malawi. I appreciate the confidence the President and Secretary Kerry have placed in me by putting my name forward for your consideration. I am also deeply grateful for the support of my husband and fellow...

Our Reporter on 01st Mar

So we got a very expensive loan from the African Development Bank (AfDB), without even having the courtesy of bouncing it with Parliament, to cushion our kwacha?  Goodall Gondwe, our purse keeper, was right on the ball when he said we used ‘tricks’ to arrest our wayward kwacha from tumbling south and created a false impression that the kwacha was...

Our Reporter on 01st Mar

“Give to Caesarwhat belongs to Caesar,andgive to Godwhat belongs to God”Matthew 22:21    Jesus here is teaching the Pharisees that, while God is the Supreme Being – the de facto ruler of the world, man still has an obligation to respect earthly lawful authority. After all, coins carried Caesar’s effigy and they were accepted as legal tender.   So,...

Our Reporter on 01st Mar

Lilongwe, February 28: An unidentified beast Wednesday night killed eighteen layers chickens worth MK45,000 belonging to two business persons at Lilongwe’s Bwandilo Market. The incident has raised fears on the security of people and livestock in the area following the unsolved tragedy where suspected stray dogs killed a woman from Njewa in Lilongwe...

Our Reporter on 28th Feb

Malawi President Peter Mutharika travelled to participate in this year’s N’cwala Festival in Chipata, Zambia. President Peter Mutharika was welcomed by His Excellency President Edgar Lungu, the Government and the People of the Republic of Zambia. It seems relations with President Lungu have started on a better note than his predecessor Michael Sata. ...

Our Reporter on 28th Feb

Swaziland is a nation that revels in the spectacle of music, elaborate costume and dance. Both the monarchy and the people of Swaziland actively maintain and preserve a remarkable cultural heritage, experiences here are the real deal and are probably unmatched anywhere else in Africa. The Swazi festival calendar is an eclectic mix of both first-class...

Our Reporter on 28th Feb

It’s been over a month since flash floods created chaos in much of Southern Malawi, leaving behind a trail of destruction that washed away whatever little people owned. Hundreds of thousands have been affected by what has been described as the worst floods since 1964. The numbers speak for themselves: as of 18 February 230,000 have been displaced,...