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...

If Malawians are a decent and a God-fearing people as they often claim to be, then there are no two ways about it. Apologies galore are due to “Sir” John Kapito. “Sir” John Kapito, our own ‘lunatic’ foresaw this “cash-gate beast” that now threatens to consume the Joyce Banda administration. The man, John Kapito, deserves a solemn apology...

Our Reporter on 27th Nov

SUPREME COURT OF APPEAL ORDERS SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE TO INVESTIGATE CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY COMMITTED IN ZIMBABWE  Johannesburg, 27 November – In a landmark decision for local and international justice, the South African Supreme Court of Appeal today ordered the South African Police Service (SAPS) to investigate high level Zimbabwean officials accused...

From September, 2013, the country’s media has been awash with stories on the infamous cash-gate. Cash-gate is the word that has been coined following the discovery of a nefarious syndicate that comprised public servants, bankers and entrepreneurs, which led to the pilferage of millions of public funds.   Ever since, the conventional media has faced...

Aid withdrawal and economic sanctions only strengthens the resolve of the oppressor against the oppressed, the very people in whose name aid money is given. Aid withdrawal and economic sanctions make bad leaders worse and struggling economies have crumbled. There are various examples around the world but for Malawi the last two years of Bingu wa Mutharika...

RUMPHI (MaraPost) –Mkulu wojijiduka mchipani cholamula cha Peoples Party Ken Msonda lolemba lapitali adakalembetsa mkaundula wa mavoti kuti adzathe kuvota mchisankho chimene chilli nkubwela mu mchaka cha 2014. Bambo Msonda adalengeza kuti iwo akufuna kudzayimira chipani cha PP ngati phungu ku dera la kwao ku Rumphi. Mchinthuzichi, bambo Msonda...