Our Reporter on 22nd Jan

President Peter Mutharika has said he wants all inconsistencies in the Access to Information (ATI) Bill cleared before it is tabled in Parliament. Mutharika has since declared that if Parliament passes the Bill with the inconsistencies he cited still in there, he will not assent to the passed law. ...

Our Reporter on 22nd Jan

By: Lloyd M’bwana   The country’s sole leading youth friendly sexual and reproductive health services provider, Family Planning Association of Malawi (FPAM) has called government to review education policy on sexual reproductive health provision in accommodating adolescents for primary and secondary schools in a bid to reduce further spread of...

Our Reporter on 22nd Jan

President Arthur Peter Mutharika has called on the media in the country to uphold to their professional ethics in their work while government continues to respect their independence as the fourth arm of a democracy.   This is the meeting the President should have called earlier instead of trying to pay individual reporters a gesture that fell...

Our Reporter on 21st Jan

As in-fighting continues in People’s Party (PP), senior leaders have found a way of performing their duties without necessarily being in contempt of court, so they believe.   Last week, the party’s National Organising Secretary, Salim Bagus, obtained an injunction at the High Court in Mzuzu, restraining the party’s president, Joyce Banda, from...

Our Reporter on 21st Jan

Updated 11:55:45 Reports from Blantyre Magistrates court indicate that Magistrate Peter Kandulu has discontinued the case against politician Kennth Msonda who was being charged with inciting people to ‘kill homosexuals’. Magistrate Peter Kandulu at Blantyre Court has discontinued the case after the state moved to discontinue it in pursuant...

Our Reporter on 21st Jan

Article By: Lloyd M’bwana   Some of the country’s civil society organizations have joined the two human rights watchdogs, Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR) and Centre for Peoples Development (CEDEP) on the court case against Peoples Party (PP) Spokesperson, Ken Msonda’s hate speech he made on gays that their acts were worse than...

Our Reporter on 21st Jan

A 48 year old man has found himself behind bars in Nkhata-Bay after being found in  possession of 600 South African fake rand (about K24 000) according to police reports.   Police officials in the lake shore district of Nkhata-Bay have confirmed the development.   Police spokesperson in Nkhata-Bay, Igneous Esau confirmed to have arrested Kavwamtima...

Our Reporter on 21st Jan

By Tenson Zobo Good news could not be sweeter than that of recent development when the National Construction Industry Council of Malawi (NCIC) knocked at the door of Missionaries Charity Orphanage in Lilongwe to cheer children housed at the centre. Chief Executive Officer for NCIC Linda Phiri said the Council gesture was aimed at promoting love to each...

Our Reporter on 21st Jan

By Tenson Zobo The National Youth Network on Climate Change says the outcomes of the first session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) 21 to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was weak in as far as Malawi youth position and demands on climate change impacts and poverty reduction is concerned.   This is contained in the...

Our Reporter on 21st Jan

Nkhotakota, January 21, 2016: Nkhunga First Grade Magistrate Court in Nkhotakota has convicted and fined a village headman K60, 000.00 for possessing three bags of Indian hemp. Magistrate Kingsley Buleya convicted Village Headman Nguwo of Senior Chief Kanyenda in Nkhotakota, whose real name is Philip Phiri, aged 38, on January 19, 2016. ...