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Blantyre, Malawi, January 18 (MaraviPost): Mzuzu Diocese Bishop Joseph Mukasa Zuza died at St John Hospital in Mzuzu on Thursday while being treated after sustaining injuries in a road accident in Chikangawa, Mzimba. A press release from The Catholic Secretariat of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) states that burial of the body of Bishop Zuza,...

LILONGWE, Malawi – 18 January 2015 (MaraviPost):The Director General of MBC, Benson Tembo has been seconded to MACRA as Technical Advisor on digital migration with immediate effect. In an interview with MBC’s Hassan Goba, Tembo who bid farewell to the top management officials on Friday, said he would still be part of the national broadcaster while...

Blantyre, Malawi, Jan. 18 (MaraviPost): A total of 415 schools have been affected of which 234 have had their roofs blown off or were submerged in water or collapsed across the country raging floods continue causing havoc in Malawi, Vice President Saulos Chilima said Sunday. ...

Cape Town – Malawi and Mozambique are bracing for more floods today with tropical cyclone Chedza expected to cause further havoc. The floods in Mozambique had by Friday reportedly killed 38 people and left thousands homeless and the Mozambican government has asked for help from South Africa, which has deployed 65 troops to the affected areas. ...

Lilongwe (Malawi), Jan 18: More food supplies and tents are urgently needed to cater to 80,000 men, women and children displaced by floods in Malawi, following the influx of hundreds of Mozambicans also affected by floods, Xinhua reported. District Commissioner for Chikhwawa district, Harry Phiri, told a local radio Saturday that the situation in the...

Johannesburg – South African aid group Gift of the Givers has distributed numerous relief parcels to families in Malawi that were displaced by floods. The parcels contained staple food, blankets, eating utensils, water purification tablets and plastic sheets, the organisation’s founder Imtiaz Sooliman said on Saturday. ...

ATLANTA, Georgia, Jan. 18 (MaraviPost) _ Death toll in Malawi’s raging floods continue to climbed over 200 with hundreds others still missing especially in the southern Lower Shire Valley. ...

LILONGWE, Malawi – 17 January 2015 (MaraviPost): President of the Republic of Malawi H.E. Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika says It was a huge blessing and honour for him to be part of a historic and important event at the Providence Industrial Mission (PIM) to celebrate 100 years of Rev. John Chilembwe’s uprising against the colonial rule in 1915. ...

LILONGWE, Malawi – 17 January 2015 (MaraviPost): Malawi Journalists from Lilongwe have accorded Airtel Malawi with an outstanding distinguished media award for the brand’s unending partnership with the country’s media fraternity. ...

Blantyre, Malawi – 17 January 2015 (MaraviPost): Malawi has joined other Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) members to observe the presidential elections in Zambia, as part of the SADC Electoral Observation Mission. Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) Chairperson Maxon Mbendera is leading the Malawi delegation to Zambia. Commenting on his...

The National Aids Commission (NAC) board did not sanction the disbursement of the K5 million funding to Beautify Malawi Trust (Beam) that belongs to First Lady Gertrude Mutharika and the K9 million it gave to cultural grouping Mulhakho wa Alhomwe, Malawi News can reveal. ...

Mangochi, Malawi – 17 January 2015 (MaraviPost): Yesterday President of the Republic of Malawi H.E. Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika and his lovely wife Gertrude visited some areas which have been hit heavily by floods in Balaka and Mangochi districts. The Malawi President and his wife said he went to assure the people affected by the disaster that, his...

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – 16 January 2015: The African Union Commission Chairperson H.E Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma says she has received with shock, the tragic news of devastating floods which have struck Malawi with serious adverse effects on the country’s population. ...

Blantyre, Malawi, Jan. 16 (MaraviPost) _ Death toll in Malawi’s raging floods has climbed to 176 with hundreds others still missing especially in the southern Lower Shire Valley, Vice President Saulos Chilima confirmed Friday in Blantyre. ...

2014/15 Enrolment into the Diploma in Law ProgrammeThe Faculty of Law at Chancellor College is pleased to inform the following that they have been admitted into the first year of the Diploma in Law Programme: 1. Amosi Gloria F 21. Kachingwe Patrick M 41. Maloya Emmanuel M 61. Mwenetumba Robert M 2. Baluti McDonald M 22. Kachipande Chikumbutso...

Blantyre, Malawi, Jan. 16 (MaraviPost): The Vice President Saulos Chilima paid homage to the affected flood victims in the Shire Valley. Chilima arrived at Bangula at 8 O’clock in the morning. The affected families are living in class rooms for shelter while waiting for tents that will be provided soon. ...

Justice Maclean Kamwambe irritated with continued delayed tactics cautioned both the defense and the Anticorruption Bureau (ACB) lawyers for waiting to be moved by the court to take action on a case in which the former President Bakili Muluzi and Lyness Whiskey are answering charges of alleged misappropriation of about K1.7 billion. ...

Blantyre, Malawi, Jan. 16 (MaraviPost) _Malawi president Peter Mutharika will visit areas hit by the recent heavy flooding and people affected by the disaster in the southern region today. Earlier in the week President Mutharika declared ten of the country’s 28 districts ‘disaster areas’ following devastating floods that have engulfed...

“To escape criticism – do nothing, say nothing, be nothing”. – Elbert Hubbard.   I spent my Christmas with my family outside Malawi and it is amazing to learn the kind of “tall-tales” about the Malawi political landscape I picked-up. Nevertheless, the one that caught my attention is about our former President, Her Excellency Joyce Banda’s...

Nyusi sworn in as Mozambican 4th post independence President, Minister Chaponda was in attendance on behalf of Mutharika Maputo, January 15: Felipe Nyusi of Mozambique Liberation Front (FRELIMO)’s has Thursday been sworn in as the country’s 4th post independence President at a public ceremony at the Praca da Independencia (Independence square)...