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Bullets have hit back at critics over their failure to secure the much touted Be Forward sponsorship from a Japanese second hand car dealer. Bullets General Secretary Harold Fote dismissed allegations that the team’s proposal was not good enough to secure the sponsorship won by their rivals Wanderers at K70 million. ...

The areas that were once affected and assessed by some members of the District Civil Protection Committee as led by the District Commissioner, indicated a total of 301 households affected so far by 6th January, 2015. The households affected are from GVH Medrum under T/A Mulilima, GVH Nkhwazi under Senior Chief Ngabu, GVH M’bande under T/A Maseya,...

Blantyre, January 2015: Following heavy rains that hit most parts of the country, the Central East African Railway Company has suspended its Limbe-Makhanga train. ...

UYUNI – As if the Dakar Rally isn’t tough enough, the crews had to go off into Bolivia on their own for Stage 7 – without the support of their service crews at the end of the day. For Giniel de Villiers and Dirk von Zitzewitz, in the Toyota Imperial Hilux, however, it was a fantastic stage that saw the crew post the sixth-fastest time...

DEDZA (MARAVIPOST)—President Peter Mutharika on Saturday led thousands of Malawians from different sections of society in paying their last respects to former Malawi Congress Party (MCP) president John Tembo’s wife, Ruth, who was laid to rest at Nthulu Village, Traditional Authority (T/A) Kaphuka in Dedza. ...

The Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA) has today announced new prices of fuel. MERA has said fuel prices will go down effective tomorrow, Jan 11, 2015. MERA said in a statement issued a short while ago that petrol will now be selling at K760.40 from K856.70. ...

As oil prices have continued to plummet on international markets, Hakainde Hichilema has demanded on behalf of the Zambian people, that the PF government should drop the price of fuel at the pump. Zambians are suffering and local businesses are struggling so we cannot delay any longer. said HH ...

Amazed. Amazed. Pastor Temitope Balogun Joshua amazed me. I was part of a delegation that visited him two days into the newyear, on the platform of the human rights community. Our mission was to find out more about the six layer building that collapsed with upsetting death toll. Many of us on the delegation were fuming prior, but had a completely different...

Come and join a double celebration! Commemorating the life of the Rev John Chilembwe, a pastor, a missionary, an educationist, and a political harbinger for Malawi’s journey to freedom and independence. This Great Son of Africa, Rev John Chilembwe was born in 1871 near a hill called Sangano. His father Kaundama was a Yao and his mother a Nyanja called...

Malawi Congress Party (MCP) President Dr.Lazarus Chakwera has started displaying true undemocratic leadership style following his recent move to force his own National Executive Committee (NEC) to buy a resolution from Management Caucus making him 2019 presidential candidate before national convention reports. ...

Heavy rains and storms which devastated a run-off tank at Kayerekera Uranium Mine has exposed Paladin in Malawi to numerous questions, especially how it is ensuring that waste water in its retaining dams does not spill over into rivers and Lake Malawi. ...

Young Chimodzi and his assistant Jack Chamangwana, the two Malawi Flames coaches were offered contracts that are far much better than all their predecessors including that of Kinnah Phiri, who took the Flames to 2010 Africa Cup of Nations finals. However the contracts do not mean anything If the principles go unpaid for more than 5 months. ...

Lilongwe, January 9: The Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare has vowed to take to task a Seventh Day Adventist Executive Secretary for Central Region Conference Harrison Juwa, 50, for allegedly defiling his 13-year-old niece. ...

Lilongwe, January 9: Cultural Heritage Cooperation of Malawi Acting Director Dr. Owen Mbewe has described the planned demonstrations by some Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) as unnecessary. ...

ANTOFAGASTA – The Dakar is known as a race that takes no prisoners, and Stage 5 of the world’s toughest motorsport event proved to be a turning point for Leeroy Poulter and Rob Howie in their Toyota Imperial Hilux (#327). The pair lost nearly an hour to the leaders on the stage, after an electrical short over the rough terrain stopped the...

The Malawi Police Service is alerting those people planning to disrupt the anti-government demonstrations organized by some Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in the country to be held next week Tuesday that they will protect all participants according to the law. The CSOs want the First Lady Gertrude Mutharika’s Beatify Malawi (BEAM) trust and Mulhako...

Nkhata Bay, January 9: Police in Nkhata Bay District on Saturday aborted plans by an 18 year old shop worker to take away property worth over K900 thousand he stole from the shop he was working in after being tipped by a minibus driver who was hired to ferry the stolen property. Nkhata Bay Police Publicist, Sergeant Ignatius Esau identified the suspect...

Blantyre, January 9: Chairperson for the African International Church(AIC) choir known as Mpasuka Tamandani Voices, Pilirani Chitabwino, has said their album ‘Ndilanditseni’ is not getting the much needed publicity due to lack of promoters. Speaking to Media on Wednesday, she said they believe the album was good enough to compete on the market but...

A statement from state house made available to Media by Timpunza W.G Mwansambo Mwale Acting Presidential Press Secretary says His Excellency Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, President of the Republic of Malawi, will on Saturday January 10, 2015, attend the burial of Late Mrs Ruth Mamary Tembo wife to former Malawi Congress Party President John Tembo,...

The ‘alliance’ between President Peter Mutharika’s DPP and Atupele Muluzi’s UDF is proving to be a partnership that might just see the end of UDF the first party to claim Malawi Presidency in a multi-party election. ...