Ufulu

Ufulu is a reporter at the Maravi Post since Inception. He has a Degree in Computer Science and has reported on Technical and development issues.

Ufulu on 18th Apr

British and American money transfer companies — Western Union and Moneygram — have been accused of charging clients too much for remittances to Malawi and other African countries and thankfully now the UK government’s consumer watchdog wants their conduct investigated. The allegation comes amid reports that the excessive charges have resulted...

Ufulu on 10th Apr

BALAKA (MaraPost)–Beneficiaries of the social cash transfer programme in Malawi will now have a chance to access their money at their convenient time, thanks to the launch of an electronic payment system through the First Merchant Bank (FMB). The government in partnership with the Irish Aid through FMB officially launched the new initiative at...

Ufulu on 10th Apr

BLANTYRE (MaraPost)–One of the commercial banks in the counntry, National Bank of Malawi (NBM) has announced a group post-tax profit off K12.7 billion, representing an increase of 68 percent from the previous year. NBM says despite the operating environment of the banking sector was characterised by liquidity challenges especially in the first...

Ufulu on 08th Apr

The Council for Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST)in exercise of its statutory duties as  provided in the University’s  Act is inviting interested  and  suitably qualified   distinguished   Academics   with   vast   experience  in   University  Curriculum Development and Reform,  Teaching,  Research and  Administration/Management...

Ufulu on 04th Apr

BLANTYRE(MaraPost)—Joyce Banda administration has been praised by the International Monetary Fund (IFM)  for prudence in the management of funds after the revelation that some unscrupulous citizens were tampering with the government’s financial system to swindle billions of Kwacha from the public purse. In a statement on Wednesday, the IMF said...

Ufulu on 07th Mar

All the self-righteous huffing and puffing in Washington over Ukraine jars on European and especially Russian ears after the multiple U.S.-led invasions and interventions in other people’s countries of recent years. It’s difficult to say what is more astonishing: the double standards exhibited by the White House, or the apparent total lack...

Ufulu on 03rd Mar

Blantyre, Malawi, March 3 (MaraviPost) _ A convict at Chichiri Prison, serving a seven-year sentence for armed robbery, was on Tuesday stripped naked and dragged on the ground for protesting intrusive search, his wife has alleged. But prison authorities say this account was exaggerated, saying the convict is a violent habitual criminal. The convict,...

Ufulu on 14th Feb

THE HAGUE  – Kenya’s most senior government lawyer rejected claims on Thursday it was obstructing the International Criminal Court’s investigation into crimes against humanity allegedly committed by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. Prosecutors say Kenya’s government has hindered access to bank and telephone records which...

Ufulu on 14th Feb

“The time is always ripe to do right” Dear Honourable Ministers of Justice, I humbly submit this letter to you at a time when our region is at peace and when hope for a better future  is  flowering  in  all  our  countries.  The  people  of  our  region,  for  centuries  the  victims  of  violence, oppression and exploitation, are...

Ufulu on 09th Feb

The Eleventh Luwawa International Mountain Bike Marathon race is fixed for Saturday the 14th of June at 10.00am, and is set to be one of the biggest and best yet. The race has now been designated as a national seeding event, bringing greater attraction to the challenge and for keen bikers making it a real date for the diary. Twelve of South Africa’s...

Ufulu on 19th Dec

ATLANTA -Updated: 08:10, Friday December 20, 2013,  The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has asked judges to delay the start of the war crimes trial of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said in a statement on Thursday she needs time to reconsider her case after one key witness decided not to testify and another...

Ufulu on 18th Dec

Malawi is going to capture more hearts than ever in 2014. As well as being no. 5 in Lonely Planet’s top destinations for 2014 (beating the likes of Mexico and the Seychelles), the only African country to make the top ten. Malawi also celebrates 50 years of independence and has exciting new developments in wildlife conservation. Add to this brand new...

Ufulu on 24th Oct

Blantyre, Malawi, Oct. 23 (MaraviPost) _ South African High Commissioner to Malawi Cassandra Mbuyane-Mokone was summoned in the capital, Lilongwe, Thursday by Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister Ephraim Mganda Chiume to explain President Jacob Zuma’s ‘disparaging remarks’ against the southern African country, the...

Ufulu on 04th Oct

 The Maravi Post Editors Take on Malawi Mess “The Ministry of Finance has the mandate to formulate economic and fiscal policy and manage financial and material resources of the Government of Malawi in order to realise balanced and sustainable economic growth and to reduce poverty. Our vision is to be the leading Ministry, effective and efficient...

Ufulu on 03rd Oct

BLANTYRE (MaraPost)—The battle for stakes in the Sunbird’s Search for a Star music competition, formerly E-wallet, rolls off this Saturday at Mount Soche Hotel in Blantyre. Meanwhile, vocal and fitness trainers for the music contest have expressed satisfaction with the level of commitment by contestants currently camping in the commercial capital.   According...

Ufulu on 03rd Oct

Johannesburg, October 3: After the success of the inaugural competition in 2012, the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) is pleased to announce the launch of OPENPhoto 2013 on the theme of Minority Rights in Africa – with the winners being selected by a jury comprised of some of Africa’s and the world’s top documentary photographers,...

Ufulu on 03rd Oct

BLANTYRE (MaraPost)—One of the Malawi’s legal experts has blamed the continued looting of government coffers at Capitol Hill on lack of checks and balances in the whole system. The observation follows a series of arrests on fraud by senior government officials and the shooting of Budget Director in the ministry of Finance Paul Mphwiyo two weeks...

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