It is over 13 months since Malawi wake up to a story of a near fatal shooting of the then Budget Director in the Ministry of Finance, Paul Mphwiyo. It is this story that sparked revelations of systematic looting of government resources (cashgate). So far, there have been two convictions and over 70 arrests in connection with cashgate. Anti Corruption...

Our Reporter on 22nd Oct

Thoughts by Compañero Fidel regarding an article published in the Sunday edition of the The New York Times, which evaluates the path the country should follow in relation to its policy toward Cuba, in the opinion of the newspaper Yesterday morning, on Sunday October 12, the Sunday internet edition of The New York Times – a newspaper which under certain...

Our Reporter on 21st Oct

From a globally lauded athlete to convicted killer, Oscar Pistorius’ fall from grace culminated Tuesday with a five-year sentence in the shooting death of his girlfriend. The sentence was imposed for the charge of culpable homicide, which in South Africa means a person was killed unintentionally, but unlawfully. ...

BLANTYRE (Maravipost)—Malawi’s renowned hip-hop artist, Tay Grin, who got two nominations for this year’s Black Entertainment Film Fashion Television and Arts (BEFFTA) Awards, has urged Malawians to largely vote for him to at least bring one award home. ...

BLANTYRE (Maravipost)–Malawi’s Flames captain Joseph Kamwendo will be out of action for two weeks following an injury he sustained against Algeria last Wednesday in a 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. ...

Our Reporter on 20th Oct

The sending of ex-President Bakili Muluzi to represent Malawi in Zambia has ignited a social media debate with some observers claiming President Mutharika is sidelining his Veep Saulos Chilima. This could not be further from the truth. Sata has always been close to Bakili Muluzi to the point where this relationship so incensed Bingu WA Mutharika who...

BLANTYRE (MaraviPost)—Malawian reps in the Big brother Hotshots were safe and do not face eviction this Sunday after their extravaganza music team won a competition which made them immune from eviction, as five face eviction. ...

BLANTYRE (MaraviPost)—Three female reps in the Big Brother Hotshots were evicted on Sunday, bringing to five the total number of housemates evicted so far since the continents’ only reality show got underway on October 5 in South Africa. ...

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro has expressed Cuba’s readiness to cooperate with the US in the global fight against Ebola. Cuba has been on the frontline of international response to the worst outbreak in the disease’s history. In his article “Time of Duty,” which was published on Saturday, the retired Cuban leader said that medical staff...

Our Reporter on 19th Oct

The president of Malawi Peter Mutharika will not travel to Zambia to mark the country’s 50th year of being ruled by black people. Instead, former president of Malawi Bakili Muluzi will travel to Zambia for the event. In the first week of October this year vice-president Guy Scott and minister of Foreign Affairs Harry Kalaba told the country that the...