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Population Services International (PSI) Malawi celebrates in style the 20th anniversary of chishango condoms in the country. The Ceremony took place in the Mzuzu,   Kawale based Counselling Adolescent Youth Organisation club (CAYO) from Lilongwe spiced the occasion with skillful dancing magic on Saturday. Speaking during the event PSI Malawi HIV Program...

BLANTYRE(MaraviPost)—University of Malawi Students Union (UMSU) has vowed to fight for first year students and the entire student community on the 400 percent fee hike. Government raised the fees in all Unima constituent colleges with 400 percent. The new fees structure has seen the government sponsored students’ tuition fee jumping from K55, 000...

BLANTYRE(MaraviPost)—Residents in Ndirande township responded to an early morning blaze on Friday, which apart from destroying three furniture shops, claimed the life of a man who is yet to be identified. Reports indicate that the deceased was sleeping in one of the burnt shops, located along the Ndirande-Chinseu road in Blantyre, at the time of the...

BLANTYRE(MaraviPost)—Malawi Under-20 national team players Boston Kabango and Brighton Munthali have been spotted by the Democratic Republic of Congo top side TP Mazembe. Munthali (goalkeeper) and Kabango (defender) were spotted by the DRC side when DR Congo Under-20 played Malawi in the Africa Youth Championship recently. ...

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 16 September 2014- The African Union is sending a team of health workers and other specialists to tackle the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa under its operation AU Support to Ebola Outbreak in West Africa (ASEOWA). The first batch of 30 volunteers under ASEOWA, to be deployed to Liberia, is now at the AU headquarters...

  Lake of Stars As September quickly comes around, thoughts turn to a number of exciting events to take place in the upcoming month. One of which is the highly anticipated Lake of Stars festival, taking place on the palm-lined shores of Lake Malawi between 26th and 28th September. Returning to the Sunbird Nkopola Lodge for its 10th year, the...

HAMMANSKRAAL, South Africa – To inspire children and demonstrate that through play all things are possible, Chevrolet revealed a completely revitalized football pitch for the Mabu-a-tlou Primary School in the village of Hammanskraal in South Africa this past weekend. Named Mabu-a-tlou Lebala la Mestshamkeo (“Mabu-a-tlou Playground”),...

DETROIT – Chevrolet, in partnership with One World Futbol Project and in an effort to demonstrate all things are possible through play, has reached an epic milestone with delivery of the 1 millionth One World Futbol donated by the brand.                                                                                                    The...

BLANTYRE (Maravipost)–A scientist from the Physics Department, Chancellor College, a constituent college of the Malawi University (Unima), has been shortlisted for this year’s Global Scientific Innovators Award. Mixon Faluweki, a third year student pursuing Bachelor of Education Science degree, majoring in physics, developed a bicycle charger,which...

Johannesburg, 15 September: The world is abuzz after Judge Thokozile Masipa found Oscar Pistorius not guilty of premeditated murder, but instead guilty of culpable homicide. This judgement renders Pistorius’ actions merely negligent, closer to a mishap than a murder. Many, including Steenkamp’s family, the National Prosecuting Authority and the...

Lilongwe, September 15: Police in Lilongwe on Sunday arrested Innocent Grenord aged 20 from Ngwepa Village, Traditional Authority (TA) Maganga in Salima district for allegedly murdering his brother in-law Austin Nkhoma aged 50 from Mpondeni Village, TA Maganga in Salima district. ...

HUBLI: The University of Agricultural Sciences, (UAS), Dharwad, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) here recently with Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR), Bunda Campus, Lilongwe, Malawi, Africa, to collaborate on a number of potential areas.  An official delegation, consisting of Dr George %Kanyama Phiri, vice-chancellor,...

BLANTYRE(MaraviPost)—Big Bullets came from behind twice to salvage a 2-all draw with Silver Strikers on Sunday in the country’s TNM Super League at the Kamuzu Stadium, wasting their chances again of displacing league leaders Moyale Barracks. Silver led twice through goals in each half from Ndaziwona Chatsalira and substitute Mada Chiumia, but were...

Vice President, Saulos Chilima is scheduled to leave the country for South Africa tomorrow. The Veep will depart Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe on Monday September 15, 2014 at 8.00 am and plans to return home Tuesday the following day, September 16, 2014. ...

  “Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish” Euripides   If I were part of the motley crew that makes up the village of Peter Mutharika’s so-called advisors I would caution the President to mind his language.   Granted, for no fault of his own, Peter struggles to make himself heard, let alone make sense in public. But that he is not an...

STATEMENT BY HER EXCELLENCY MADAME GERTRUDE MUTHARIKA FIRST LADY OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWIPATRON AND CHAIRPERSON OF THE GERTRUDE MUTHARIKA BEAUTIFY MALAWI TRUST DURING THE LAUNCH OF THE GERTRUDE MUTHARIKA BEAUTIFY MALAWI TRUSTON 13TH SEPTEMBER 2014 AT KAMUZU PALACE GRAND MARQUEE LILONGWE, MALAWI Working together for a cleaner and healthier Malawi•...

BLANTYRE (Maravipost)–Malawi’s Flames enterprising midfielder Robert Ng’ambi on Saturday missed Platinum Star’s humiliating 3-1 defeat to Super Sport in Absa Premiership match due to a hamstring injury he suffered while playing for the Flames last Wednesday. ...

From growing up on a small rural farm in Malawi to becoming Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Malawi to the European Union and Permanent Representative to Rome-based United Nations agencies, the new Deputy Director of the Social Protection division (ESP) of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), BRAVE RONA NDISALE,...

Amidst the chaos and pandemonium that ensued when a guest-house at The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) suddenly collapsed in the early afternoon of Saturday 12th September 2014, tales of miraculous survival have begun to emerge. “Thank You, Jesus”, a cry rang out from an onlooker, followed by a burst of relieved applause from the crowd...

BLANTYRE(MaraviPost)—Mighty Wanderers mentor Gerald Phiri, who endured insults last week after the team conceded a defeat to Azam Tigers, left Balaka Stadium on Saturday with a smile on his face after securing a deserving 1-0 victory over Blue Eagles in the TNM Super League. Blue Eagles, who have 34 points, were poised to dislodge the Mzuzu based...

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