Those who don’t truly repent and only pretend to be Christian are damaging the Church. These were the words of Pope Francis at Mass on Monday morning in the Vatican’s Santa Marta. Pope Francis focused his homily on the Lord’s exhortation to forgive our brothers and sisters who have sinned. Jesus, he said, never tired of forgiving, and neither...

The Faculty of Law at Chancellor College, a constituent college of the University of Malawi, has short-listed the following candidates for an assessment exercise for the 2013/2014 Bachelor of Laws (Honours) Programme enrollment: INTERNAL CANDIDATES From Chancellor College  1. Alexander Reuben M2. Assima Don M 3. Banda Mwayi F4. Banda Wilfred M5. Chikwakwa...

Christmas Car Give away  Tokyo, Japan, November 11, 2013 – BE FORWARD CO., LTD, a used car exporter based in Japan, is running a social media campaign on Facebook called “BE FORWARD 25 Car Xmas Campaign”. The campaign starts on November 1,?2013 and ends on December 25, 2013. BE FORWARD’s Facebook Fans can enter the contest...

MZUZU(MaraPost)–In what can be billed as major breakthrough so far in the fight against organized crime, Police in the Northern Region have arrested one of the most feared and notorious criminals in an operation carried out earlier this week. Confirming the development police in Mzuzu told local media that the criminals have been arrested in...

BLANTYRE (MaraPost)—The hearing of a treason case involving Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) President Peter Mutharika and former cabinet ministers resumes this Thursday, November 14 2013.  Mutharika and former cabinet ministers Patricia Kaliati, Symon Vuwa Kaunda, Kondwani Nankhumwa, Nicolas Dausi and Jean Kalirani; former chief secretary to government...

Lilongwe (MaraPost) — Magistrate Ruth Chinangwa of Lilongwe Magistrate court on Monday charged sacked Justice Minister Ralph Kasambara of attempted murder of former budget director Paul Mphwiyo. Surprisingly, Kasambala has made a supplication that he wants the state President of the Republic of Malawi Joyce Banda, other two senior Peoples Party officials...

  “Do not dwell in the past,do not dream of the future,concentrate the mindon the present moment” – Buddha If truth be told, these are not good days to be Joyce Banda. Granted, Forbes Magazine has just ranked her the 47th most powerful woman in the world, up there in the stars with the likes of Angela Merkels of this world. In fact she is...

Blantyre, Malawi, Nov. 8 (MaraviPost) _ Malawi’s former Justice Minister Ralph Kasambara has been arrested in connection with the September 13 shooting of Budget Director Paul Mphwiyo, police have confirmed. “Mr. Kasambara was arrested at his house in (the capital) Lilongwe last night in connection with the attempt on the life of Mr. Mphwiyo,”...

MZUZU(MaraPost)–Barely a day after Malawi’s business tycoon Osward Lutepo handed himself to police in connection to the looting and plundering of public resources, fugitive Pika Manondo who is believed to be chief suspect in the shooting of Malawi Budget Director Paul Mphwiyo has emulated the same. Manondo handed himself to the police on Thursday...

MZUZU(MaraPost)–Malawi’s business tycoon Osward Lutepo who is suspected to have a hand in the looting and plundering of public resources at Capital Hill has handed himself to police soon after his arrival. Lutepo who is reportedly to have been in the far east for business purposes was named in the cash-gate scandal after the Anti-corruption...

The current sitting of parliament is the best testimony that Malawians have a leadership they do not need. Amid the worst financial scandal ever Malawi, billions of public money has been stolen with impunity by both junior and senior civil servants. Yet, the best that parliamentarians can offer is business as usual partisan politics, they are busy arguing...

As a nation, we call ourselves a God fearing people. God fearing people admit when they are wrong in the spirit of humility. The trait of not admitting when we make mistakes is sadly missing from our leaders. They are quick to confess the mistakes and sins of other people. They will do anything to exonerate themselves even when caught in the act of...

04 11 2013 – PRESS RELEASE in Response to posted article on Maravipost by Osisa   Argor-Heraeus firmly refuses any accusation  To its great surprise, Argor-Heraeus SA has been informed that NGO TRIAL of Geneva is pressing charges for alleged money laundering in connection with the refining of gold allegedly originating from the DRC during the period...

TRIAL files a criminal denunciation to the Swiss Federal Prosecutor against a Swiss refinery companysuspected of laundering looted gold from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.   Geneva, 4 November 2013 – TRIAL (Track Impunity Always) has submitted to the Swiss Federal Prosecutor a criminal denunciation against the precious metals refinery...

Zavuta basi (No-where to run) Time to drink poison is now! apa ndiye mwagwidwa basi (you are finally cornered). Exclusive information indicates that the police detectives are near reaching the bottom of the shooting of budget Director Paul Mphwiyo. A new suspect Lloyd Liyaya has been captured by the Malawi Police last Friday. He wasnnewly hired...

It has only been broadcasting for three weeks, but the new online radio station opened in UK seems to have been welcomed by many Malawians in diaspora, especially those in UK.  The station named Radio 247 MALAWI joins the long list of Malawian radios now streaming online. Radio 247 Malawi is the brainchild of Glasgow based Malawian entrepreneur James...

When a government watches 50 of its citizens depart this life in just a week due to lack of basic medical care at a referral hospital such as Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH), the simplest conclusion would be that such an administration has failed. Every time I imagine the sense of desperation that has engulfed patients and guardians at KCH which has been...

And, hey, opposition DPP Lilongwe City Centre legislator Shadreck Jonas, perhaps high on something not exactly legal, may say some real crazy stuff like suggesting turning some secondary schools into prisons for ‘cashgate’ villains. But, hey, what he said about withdrawing the international medical referral privilege from ‘top dogs’ deserves...

“Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies” – Julius Henry “Groucho” Marx There is something strange about politicians that beggars belief; they almost always see everything through the lens of politics. Look, what is political about a group of...

Centuries ago, corrupt African leaders and Western traders made an unwitting yet deliberate business pact. A few Africans made fortunes; Western interests found cheap labour, and 12 million people lost their freedom. The African plight is not much changed now, half a century after the so-called African independence boom of the sixties. Many African...

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