Written by Ebbelet Tembenu MANA
Lilongwe, June 26, 2015: Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare Patricia Kaliati has said her ministry will commemorate Day of the African Child on June 30 this year.
Addressing members of the press in Lilongwe, Kaliati said the day provides an opportunity to Government, communities, families and the international community in renewing their commitments on the need to address the challenges of children in Africa.
Written by Marelise Van Der Merwe IREPORTER
A report in Nigerian business newspaper ‘Hallmark’ has suggested that South Africa capitalised on the religious tourism value of Nigerian ‘Prophet’ T.B. Joshua during his recent birthday celebration in Johannesburg, at the expense of Nigeria.
In an article titled, ‘How South Africa earned huge foreign exchange from Joshua’s Birthday bash’, the report divulged that thousands of foreigners who would have visited Nigeria for the annual celebration on June 12th were redirected to South Africa who cashed in on the opportunity to welcome visitors from more than 10 African countries and project a positive image in the wake of the recent xenophobic violence.
Written by Lloyd M’bwana
The main opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) through its Spokesperson, Dr. Jessie Kabwira says the party has been vindicated by the findings of Afrobarometer's Institute of Public Opinion and Research (IPOR) which revealed that the President Peter Mutharika is not trusted and Malawi was in wrong direction under his one year rule, saying the party was really robbed victory in the 2014 Tripartite elections.
Dr. Kabwira was reacting to the recent study by Afrobarometer's IPOR led by Boniface Dulani of University of Malawi released on Monday June 16, 2015 which showed that President Mutharika is not trusted even at his home district, Thyolo but rather in Rumphi district.
Written by Steve Chirombo MANA
Chikwawa, June 23: Bishop Peter Musikuwa of Chikwawa Diocese has called on various individuals, companies, government and other well wishers to offer their support to the church as it is to mark its 50 years this year.
Musikuwa made the remarks at the bishop’s house in Chikwawa when he organized a press conference in order to brief members of the media on the preparations of the silver jubilee celebrations that has been earmarked for August 29 this year (2015).
Written by Godfrey Chakawera Munthali - IREPORTER
Thousands of mourners recently gathered at Muwa Village, Traditional Authority Chikulamayembe in Rumphi to pay their last respect to a man who was buried in his own 12-year-old concrete grave.
Samson Muwa Luhanga, who fought during the Second World War, worked as a professional hunter for many years, and served his community as a Village Headman, died recently after a short illness. He was 93.