Our Reporter on 22nd Dec

We, the undersigned civil society organisations (CSOs), have noted with open-mindedness and intrigue some lines of thinking and arguments being advanced by some quarters in support of NAC gesture in releasing funds to Beatify Malawi Trust (Beam) and Mlhakho wa Alhomwe. The Malawi Interfaith and Aids Alliance (MIAA), National Aids Commission (NAC), Maxwell...

Our Reporter on 22nd Dec

President Peter Mutharika in his own words below talks about the salary strikes, what the government is trying to do and appeals for public support and understanding. We have, as a country, embarked on a number of initiatives that are intended to transform our country. These are aimed at improving its socio-economic status and principally to accelerate...

LILONGWE (MaraviPost)—South African based Malawian Prophet Austin Liabunya says God has told him to conduct a night of cross over in his home country in Malawi. The night of crossover which he has dubbed the ‘night of judgment’ will take place on 31st December, 2014 at Music Crossroads Tent in Area 23 Township in Malawi’s administrative capital...

Our Reporter on 21st Dec

Nkhotakota, December 20: Members of Parliament (MPs) in Nkhotakota have queried over commencement of full tensor gravity gradiometry survey by RAK Gas MB45 Ltd to trace potential areas for oil and gas exploration when Department of Mining has not yet come up with results of Kauniuni Survey. The MPs raised the concern during extraordinary Nkhotakota...

Our Reporter on 21st Dec

Despite the landscape of Malawi regularly featuring expansive lakes, the country is still facing severe water shortages with taps regularly running dry. Currently, experts are blaming this imbalance – between water reserves and availability – on a governmental failure to either effectively manage the supply or to put sufficient time and...

Our Reporter on 21st Dec

Blantyre, December 21: Malawi Immigration Department says in the year 2014 the department has collected revenues of close to K3.5 billion, a figure it says it’s not far from the revenues the department collected in 2013. Chief Immigration Officer Dr. Hudson Mankhwala said this in Blantyre on Saturday night during the end of year party the department...

Our Reporter on 21st Dec

1. INTRODUCTION: Fellow Malawians, Ladies and Gentlemen, Our country, Malawi, remains one of the world’s poorest, ranking 170th out of 187 countries on the Human Development Index (HDI 2013), a position it has been stuck on since 2010. As you all know, the HDI measures long-term progress in three basic dimensions of human development, namely: a long...

Our Reporter on 21st Dec

The second instalment of the two-test series was the last chance for Anna Mayes’ side to play world-class opposition before the start of next year’s Netball World Cup in Sydney. In a physical encounter at the Worcester Arena, the world No 5-ranked Malawi Queens put in a much stronger display than their first outing on English soil, at the...

Our Reporter on 21st Dec

“In the same way that we have never demanded that the United States change its political system, we will demand respect for ours,” Castro told the National Assembly. The U.S. and Cuba restored diplomatic ties earlier this week, after U.S. President Barack Obama admitted that his country’s half century attempt to defeat Cuba had failed. ...

Our Reporter on 21st Dec

The Governments of Malawi and the Peoples Republic of China on Friday signed an agreement for the provision of mobile solar power systems worth about K5 billion to be used in the health sector in the country. Speaking during the signing ceremony at the Ministry of Finance in Lilongwe, the Chinese Ambassador to Malawi Zhang Qingyang said the mobile solar...