Our Reporter on 10th May

BLANTYRE (MaraPost)–Malawi has earned over US$50 million from the tobacco market, according to a market report by Auction Holdings Limited. “At week six after the official opening, the total sales were US$50 million as compared to the same period last year at US$32 million which represents 19 % increase over last year,” reads part of the...

Our Reporter on 09th May

Updated: 08:20:01 A diplomat in the foreign services has confirmed to the Maravi Post the death of Flossy Gomile-Chidyaonga   According to a press statement released by the Ministry of foreign affairs, she passed away after a very short illness in Dar-es-Salaam. Flossy Gomile graduated from Chancellor College in Malawi. She became  a lecturer at...

Ufulu on 09th May

Blantyre, Malawi, May 9 (MaraviPost) _ With slightly over a week before crucial general elections, all courts in Malawi were Friday shut down at the beginning of an indefinite industrial action by junior staff. “We are demanding house allowances that were approved for us by Parliament a month ago,” said Peter Magwanyama, spokesperson of...

Ufulu on 09th May

BLANTYRE(MaraPost)—The Anti-Corruption Bureu(ACB) has arrested an Agriculture Extension Worker Development Officer for Chamama EPA in the central district of Kasungu for allegedly demanding money from beneficiaries of the Farm Inputs Subsidy Programme. The Bureau received complaints alleging that the suspect, identified as Flemmings Chiteya, demanded...

Our Reporter on 09th May

BLANTYRE (MaraPost)--Primary School Teachers, mainly under the Thyolo and Mzimba Savings and Credit Co-operatives Society (Sacco) have to threatened to down tools from Tuesday the 12th May, 2014 if government fails to give them their dues. According to the teachers, government has failed to fulfil many of its promises to the teaching fraternity in the...

Our Reporter on 09th May

BLANTYRE (MaraPost)—Police in the northern district of Mzimba are hunting for a man who they believe defiled and murdered a 6-year-old girl last weekend in the district. The suspect, identified as Song Banda, allegedly strangled the girl to death and then buried her in maize garden for people not to know the ordeal.   According to Mzimba Police Publicist...

Ufulu on 09th May

 Minister of Information and Civic Education Brown Mpinganjira has high praise for the media for its responsibility of protecting Government resources in ensuring that there is transparency and accountability in all national matters. Mpinganjira said this in Blantyre on Thursday during the opening of public funds accountability symposium for media...

Ufulu on 08th May

Mrs. Graça Machel, a leading champion of women’s rights and girls’ education, and a member of the Elders group, has written a powerful letter of solidarity to the girls who were abducted in Chibok, Nigeria and to their parents. In the letter, Machel asks them to stay strong, and reassures the girls that their “plight has touched millions of hearts...

Our Reporter on 08th May

TNM has installed a K7.5 million solar power facility at Trinity hospital in Malawi’s southern tip district of Nsanje to help bridge electricity outages at the rural hospital.  Trinity hospital is connected to the national power grid by Escom, but faces frequent outages due to environmental degradation that affects Escom installations during the...

Our Reporter on 08th May

According to news reports was once again The British High Commissioner to Malawi Michael Nevin was warning Malawi political parties about winning the upcoming elections by rigging. As usual our British friends cannot help but interject into Malawi’s affairs. These veiled threats were issued last Saturday during this year’s World Freedom Gala organized...