“The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent them.” By now President Joyce Banda (JB) and her cohorts must be thinking the cashgate saga is some kind of a witch-hunt. Yet, what is haunting JB is her initial attempt to distance herself and her political party from...

Our Reporter on 03rd Dec

Blantyre, Malawi, Dec. 3 (MaraviPost) _ The European Union (EU) delegation in Lilongwe and the Malawi mission to the EU in Brussels have denied reports that President Joyce Banda cancelled her trip to Brussels last week because she was barred from entering the EU following financial scandals currently rocking her government.   Banda was supposed to...

Our Reporter on 03rd Dec

Lilongwe, December 2: The newly appointed Japanese Ambassador, Shuichiro Nishioka, who presented his Letters of Credence to President Dr. Joyce Banda at Kamuzu Palace, Lilongwe, on Monday, pledged his government’s continued support to Malawi. Nishioka told journalists after meeting President Dr. Banda that he was proud to have finally presented his...

BLANTYRE (MaraPost)—Five contestants have progressed to the finals of the Sunbird Search for Star music competition after surviving fourth and last eviction show held last Saturday in Blantyre. The final show will be held on December 14 at Sunbird Capital Hotel in Lilongwe where the winner will walk away with K500,000 as grand prize, K300,000 and...

Our Reporter on 02nd Dec

KASUNGU, Malawi – To see the promise of an AIDS-free generation drawing closer, look no further than Lexina Lungu. When we last left the Lungus, she was 36 weeks pregnant and attending her regular antenatal check-up. She had earlier learned that she was HIV-positive, as was her husband. The couple were expecting a baby girl. The couple were concerned...

Our Reporter on 01st Dec

‘Let’s not despair’  The new Finance Minister, Dr. Maxwell Mkwezalamba, travels to Brussels, Belgium – the headquarters of the European Union (EU), next week to discuss a new partnership agreement. The trip comes in the wake of the ‘cashgate’ and the subsequent donor aid freeze. So what are his chances of success? In Brussels RAPHAEL TENTHANI...

Our Reporter on 01st Dec

“Five shots couldn’t drop me, I took it and smiled, Now I’m backTo set the record straight”Tupac Amaru Shakur   So the guy the whole nation has been waiting for is back. Before September 13 the name Paul Mphwiyo was only associated with a happy-go-lucky socialite willing without much prompting to offer rounds of you-know-what to people...

Our Reporter on 01st Dec

A decade ago, over 1 million people in Zambia were living with HIV. Only 143 of them were receiving treatment. The average cost of that treatment was more than $10,000 per year. Being infected with HIV in Zambia was akin to a death sentence. When I visited Zambia in 2012, the picture had changed. Eighty percent of Zambians living with HIV now had access...

Our Reporter on 29th Nov

ATLANTA Friday, November 29, 2013 – Malawi’s embattled president Joyce Banda has told a British paper in an exclusive Interview that she will not be a “cry baby” over the decision by Western donors including Britain to freeze aid.  Mrs. Joyce Banda, like Bingu WA Mutharika before her is resorting to the same response to Western...

Mafumu a ku Chamalaza mumzinda wa Mzuzu awalangiza kuti asafunse dipo kapena ndalama pochitira  umboni  munthu wa chilendo kapena wa mmudzi mwawo  kuti alembetse mukaundula wa za chisankho chifukwa kutero ndi mulandu ndipo akapezeka azamangidwa. Mkulu woyang’anira zophunzitsa wanthu pa nkhani za chisankho mumzindawu mayi Naomi Gondwe NyaMNyirenda...