On behalf of the Malawi Association UK (MAUK)  we would like to thank you for the financial, moral and material support during The Summer Party which was held at Kwacha House in London on the 7th day of September, 2013. Your support and presence made the event a success. However, to those who were unable to attend or  support us that time,...

DPP  Statement The Democratic Progressive Party-DPP has learnt with shock and dismay on reports that are being released or made which are pointing at the DPP as a party (former regime) that is directly connected to the recent looting of public coffers at Capital Hill in Lilongwe. During the recent press conference held by the Chief Secretary and some...

The Media Institute of Southern Africa (Misa) Malawi Chapter is greatly disturbed with the manner in which the President Joyce Banda news conference which was held at Sanjika Palace in Blantyre on Wednesday on her arrival from New York, the United States of America was conducted. The environment in which the news conference was held was not conducive...

“To oppose corruption in government is the highest obligation of patriotism.” – G. Edward Griffin. The tales of corruption, looting and plunder at the heart of Malawi government that have rightly dominated the public discourse in the recent weeks are truly disgusting and have done a huge damage to Malawi’s national fabric.  This is not just...

ATLANTA  – 7 October 2013, Pre-Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court (ICC) unsealed an arrest warrant against Walter Osapiri Barasa, Kenyan citizen, born in 1972.   He is charged with several offences against the administration of justice including corruptly influencing or attempting to corruptly influence ICC witnesses. An...

SOUTH AFRICAN GOVERNMENT MUST SUPPORT THE ICC AND THE FIGHT AGAINST IMPUNITY, SAYS SALC   JOHANNESBURG, October 7 – With tension mounting between the African Union and the International Criminal Court (ICC), South Africa must publicly confirm its support for the ICC and the fight against impunity for genocide, war crimes and other crimes against...

“Before Godwe are all equally wiseandequally foolish”– Albert Einstein I bumped into former Finance Minister Friday Jumbe in a department store in Blantyre last Friday. After the usual pleasantries I could not resist popping the question – jokingly though – about whether he wished he was still at Capital Hill today where millions seem...

Boise Idaho See Spot Walk style! BOISE, IDAHO – You could say on Saturday October 5th Julia Davis Park in Boise Idaho went to the dogs or was overtaken by dogs. Dog lovers and their Canine friends got together braving the chilly fall morning weather for a very good cause. Friends and several thousand other dog lovers and their dogs got together...

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...

WASHINGTON, DC – According to Capital police and eye witness reports the tragic incident began around 2 p.m. when the woman steered a black Infiniti near the White House She supposedly drove up to a barrier at the 15th and E street checkpoint and was approached by Secret Service officers. She hurriedly tried to drive away, pulled an erratic three-point...

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...

My fellow Malawians: I address you tonight with neither rancor nor bitterness, but with only one purpose, to re-assure you that it is possible to have a Better and Prosperous Malawi with the reformed Malawi Congress Party (MCP).  The great Italian poet – Dante once said, ‘the hottest places in hell must be reserved for those who, in times...

SPEECH DELIVERED BY MR HARRIS POTANI  DEPUTY CHIEF ELECTIONS OFFICER (OPERATIONS)   DURING THE OPENING OF   ELECTIONS REPORTING TRAINING FOR MEDIA PRACTIONERS  2ND OCTOBER, 2013  SUNBIRD MZUZU HOTEL Our lead facilitator, Dr Zeleza Manda and all facilitators Distinguished Participants Ladies and Gentlemen I should start by saying that am delighted...

  Malawi is a country so often undergoing multiple crises. Every administration has had to deal with a crisis of some kind. The last two weeks have presented Joyce Banda with perhaps the toughest challenge of her 17 months old presidency. Chief among the current problems is the corruption saga at the heart of her administration, which includes the...

      As a long suffering Malawian citizen who has now been waiting for many years for my court case to be concluded I nearly fell of my chair this morning when I heard that 0n Monday you declared in public that at least 80% of outstanding judgements were delivered. I do not wish to dispute the figure you have quoted because I am in no position to...

  Soon after Paul Mphwiyo was short Mr Bright Malopa who is former MBC director general claimed to have visited Mr Mpwiyo at the south African Milpark hospital. He claims that he talked to one of the relatives who told him how Dr Ntaba saved his life and say he was not given a chance to meet Paul Mphiyo As much as we appreciate the efforts of Dr Ntaba...

Last evening I was in town, getting myself soaked to the September rains wondering if this could be attributed to effects of climate change or one of the malformations of nature. Then I received a phone call from a friend asking me if I was home and watching MBC TV, I said no. The friend told me that the broadcaster had just covered in its news bulletin...

It is time to STOP, Think, Reflect, Re-strategize and Re-launch. It is strange how we keep on doing what our forefathers did, our grandparents did, our parents did and they all failed… What makes us think we will get different results from the same formula, same actions, same mindset? Here is a list of the few things I am convinced have not worked...

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