Our Reporter on 21st Jul

Free Express Institute (FEI), a local organisation that raises awareness on the rights to freedom in the Malawi has honoured the departed Journalist Raphael Tenthani and former Mayor of Zomba City Council Joana Ntanja by naming two awards including after them.   FEI awarded some individuals who contributed to the country’s promotion freedom of...

Our Reporter on 21st Jul

Lilongwe, July 21: Government has expressed its gratitude to the Roger Federer Foundation for financially supporting the government’s integrated Early Childhood Development (ECD) program. Speaking Monday after meeting President of foundation, Switzerland tennis superstar Roger Federer in Lilongwe, Vice President Saulos Chilima said children are the...

Our Reporter on 21st Jul

They said DPP was dead. They pointed fingers, criticized and insulted the President that he is not in control of state and party affairs.   The president and the DPP proved them wrong as the party came flat out. Sending signals and trembles to opponents that DPP remains the Peoples favorite party set to develop this nation. ...

Our Reporter on 21st Jul

The current position of the law is that abortion is illegal in Malawi except where it is performed to save the life of the pregnant woman through a surgical operation. The Special Law Commission (SLC) resolved and agreed that abortion law in Malawi should be liberalized (that is, conditional relaxation of the restrictions) as opposed to decriminalization...

Our Reporter on 21st Jul

The Nigerian Human Rights Community (NHRC), a coalition of 135 civil society groups across Nigeria, is the latest to add its voice to the controversy surrounding the verdict of a Lagos State Coroner’s court against The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN), the church of popular preacher T.B. Joshua.   In a statement signed by Dr Anselm Oboku...

Our Reporter on 20th Jul

Mabvuto Banda @bvutoB leads the charge talking about Roger Federer the Tennis player who through actionAid is aiding Malawi youth and bringing Malawi to the forefront of the international community.   Juliana Lunguzi talks about Waiting for Irish MPs at Mpalapata irrigation scheme.GVH Kabulika and Chikolelere.No need aid for food aid Malawi ...

Our Reporter on 20th Jul

Malawi President Peter Mutharika was on the road again this Saturday addressing a political rally at Nyambadwe Ground in Ndirande. This comes amidst accusations of a wasteful government that is not in tune with the economic situation many Malawians are facing.  “How can any sane human being think that it is wise for a President of a poor country...

Our Reporter on 19th Jul

Lilongwe, July 18, 2015: After rigorous and thorough consultations with traditional leaders and leading faith groups, the Malawi Law Commission (MLC) has proposed a legislation that opts for liberalized rather than restrictive abortion.   This was brought to light at Capital Hotel in Lilongwe Friday evening where Chairperson of the Special Law Commission...

Our Reporter on 19th Jul

The opening of the trial against former Chadian President, Hissene Habré, in Senegal on Monday will put an end to 25 years of impunity and give hope to the tens of thousands of victims of human rights violations and crimes under international law committed under his watch, said Amnesty International. Habré is being tried by the Extraordinary African...

Our Reporter on 19th Jul

In a bid to raise funds for this year’s uMthetho cultural festival for the Ngoni of Mzimba which will take place on August 8, 2015 at the foot of Hora Mountain in the district, Mzimba Heritage Association (MHA) plans to hold fundraising dinner.   The Hora Mountain holds historical treasure for the Ngoni of Mzimba as it is the place where they fought...