Pius Nyondo

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    Pius Nyondo on 27th Nov

    In 2010, Tiwonge Chimbalanga, a transgender woman, was imprisoned in Malawi for getting engaged to a man. Pardoned and freed, she now lives in exile in South Africa. Mark Gevisser, of The Guardian Newspaper, reports on an uneasy triumph for the global LGBT rights movement. “Gays Engage!” This was the headline on the front page of Malawi’s Nation...

    Pius Nyondo on 30th Oct

    MZUZU (MaraviPost) — Mzuzu University (Mzuni) students Wednesday night almost burnt their fellow for allegedly being involved in the theft of a laptop in the university library, MaraviPost has learnt. The alleged student Kwenji Tembo – a fourth year reading for Bachelor of Science Renewable Energy Technologies – was detained in the library...

    Pius Nyondo on 11th Oct

    MZUZU (MaraviPost) — Malawi’s arguably hot-selling musician Lawi, born Francis Phiri, will be in Mzuzu Wednesday at newly opened Grand Palace Hotel courtesy of Word Alive Ministries – Mzuzu Chapter, organisers said. Pastor Reuben Matundu, organising chairperson of the upcoming show, said the event was a fundraising ploy aimed at raising funds...

    Pius Nyondo on 01st Oct

    LILONGWE (MaraviPost) — A sample of Malawians, bitter with the looting of public funds in the historic Cashgate scandal, on Wednesday told MaraviPost that they want to see the high court in Lilongwe deliver a harsh sentence to the first convict ex-PS for Tourism, Treza Namathanga Senzani,  when she appears at the court to hear her verdict Thursday,...

    Pius Nyondo on 30th Sep

    Death has never been good news. It does not have to. Death is sad news. And, it is even worse news when the death is least expected. Now, the death of youthful Ufulu Kanyongolo – a law student at Chancellor College – at the just ended Lake of Stars festival in the shore district of Mangochi must be food for thought. It must be. For now, we can put...

    Pius Nyondo on 30th Sep

    BLANTYRE (Maravipost)– Malawi legislators have have finally authorised Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development Goodall Gondwe to borrow $13.1 million (about K5.3 billion) from the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) Fund for International Development for the construction of the National Cancer Centre in Lilongwe. The...

    Pius Nyondo on 27th Sep

    MZUZU (MaraviPost) – Mzuzu University (Mzuni) will not long from now have its own state-of-the-art hotel with which it will use in facilitating teaching of its students in the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, MaraviPost has learnt. According to Mzuni vice chancellor Dr. Robert Ridley, the World Bank will finance the project. “We hope...

    Pius Nyondo on 11th Sep

    BLANTYRE (MaraviPost)–At least three people were confirmed dead after the trailer of the lorry they travelling went off and swerved to the ditch at Kwancha Roundabout in Blantyre Thursday. The three died on spot while several others, who sustained serious injuries, were rushed to Elizabeth Central Hospital. Deputy Spokesperson for Southern Region...

    Pius Nyondo on 11th Sep

    Malawi’s security has gone to the dogs. That’s it. It seems, slowly but steadily, we’re degenerating into some country of chaos. Since only heavens know when, we have, as a country, been famous for nothing except the fact that we’re one of the poorest countries in the world. But, if the recent developments as far as the security of Malawi are...

    Pius Nyondo on 11th Sep

    Preamble Mr. Speaker, Sir, the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) would like to extend profound thanks to you for giving us an opportunity to respond to the Budget Statement tabled in this august House by the Minister of Finance on 2nd September 2014. The budget session comes 50 years after independence and indeed the Minister of Finance, Economic Planning...

    Pius Nyondo on 11th Sep

    This is September. Actually, today is September 11. Three months ago, the APM admin promised Malawians that it will in August name names of all Cashgaters after furious citizens have been ever demanding this to happen. Zero. Nothing has happened. What is delaying this to happen? Why has the DPP not lived to its promise? There are lots of unanswered...

    Pius Nyondo on 10th Sep

    BLANTYRE (MaraviPost) – Celebrated Malawi reggae outfit The Black Missionaries aka Ma’ Blacks have announced a vacancy for the post of manager for the band, weeks after they parted with their manager Ray Harawa. “We’ve parted ways with Ray Harawa,” band leader Anjiru Fumulani told www.maravipost.com. “We’re currently hunting for a manager.” Harawa...

    Pius Nyondo on 10th Sep

    KARONGA (MaraviPost) — Paladin Africa Limited (PAL) has said in a statement that they could resume their activities at Kayerekera Uranium Mine in Karonga which they suspended some months ago. PAL managing director John Borshoff said the mine is not a dead project. “We’re waiting for it to awaken,” he told Mining Weekly – an online publication....

    Pius Nyondo on 10th Sep

    Thanks to some two goals from Atusaye Nyondo, and a third from Frank Banda, Malawi national football team – the Flames – fans afforded some smiles in the one hour and half match against Ethiopia Wednesday afternoon. Without mincing words, most Malawians – including some of the most patriotic – have admitted; not just once, but many times, that...

    Pius Nyondo on 08th Sep

    BLANTYRE (MaraviPost)–Malawi’s National Assembly, which was adjourned last Tuesday to allow Parliamentary Committees examine the K742.6 billion 2014/15 national budget, resumes sitting this Wednesday. The Committees will report back on their analysis of the national budget before Members of Parliament begin debate. The House was initially...

    Pius Nyondo on 08th Sep

    LILONGWE (MaraviPost) –The Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) has said it will institute a probe to determine whether the K500 million cash that was robbed from Standard Bank Mzuzu Branch belonged to them. RBM spokesperson Mbane Ngwira said “due to lack of facilities in the Northern Region, the Central Bank uses commercial banks to keep their cash.” Ngwira...

    Pius Nyondo on 06th Sep

    BLANTYRE (MaraviPost) — Malawi Armed Forces College (Mafco) Football Club have recalled suspended all-time leading scorer Callisto Kalinda. Kalinda was serving a suspension slapped on him on disciplinary allegations, which made him miss four games. “Yes, I’ve been called to start training,” Kalinda told MaraviPost. Kalinda who...

    Pius Nyondo on 05th Sep

    BLANTYRE(MaraviPost)—Phalombe district is increasingly becoming an outlet of child traffickers with latest being the arrest of nine people who were trafficking seven children below the age of 17 from Malawi to neighbouring Mozambique. According to eastern region police assistant Public Relations Officer Constable Otilia Kumanga said five of the suspects...

    Pius Nyondo on 04th Sep

    Blantyre (MaraviPost) –Over half a billion Malawi Kwacha (about US $11,600) was recovered in the wee hours of Thursday after a gang of smartly-dressed robbers burst into one of the major banks in the northern city of Mzuzu. “A group of robbers in dark suits kidnapped a Standard Bank employee at gun-point at his residence and took him to...

    Pius Nyondo on 04th Sep

    MZUZU (MaraviPost) — Police in Malawi’s northern city of Mzuzu have recovered about K500 million armed robbers stole from Mzuzu Standard Bank Wednesday night. While confirming the robbery, Mzuzu Police spokesperson Maurice Chapola declined to give more details regarding the stolen money. The robbers are said to have used an employee of the...

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