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Mkandawire replaces Voice Mhone as Chair of CONGOMA

Mkandawire replaces Voice Mhone as Chair of CONGOMA

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

By McMillan Chasunda The annual general assembly of Council for Non-Governmental Organizations (CONGOMA) have just elected Youth Net and Counselling (YONECO) as a new chair for the next three years replacing Voice Mhone whose term of office has come to an end. This means that the Executive Director for YONECO, Macbain Mkandawire will be taking over the [...]

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Minister calls for concerted effort in the fight against Ebola

Minister calls for concerted effort in the fight against Ebola

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Minister of Health, Dr Jean Kalilani on Wednesday appealed to the general public to help the ministry fight the Ebola disease by reporting any strangers they see entering in the country. Kalilani was speaking in Lilongwe during a press briefing organised to update Malawians on what government is doing in readiness for the outbreak. She [...]

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Lilongwe vendors call on City Council to assist in reconstruction of Flea Market

Lilongwe vendors call on City Council to assist in reconstruction of Flea Market

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Chikondi Ndalama Business operators for Lilongwe Flea Market have expressed concern over their expenditure in building new shops at the market saying that the city council and other well wishers should assist them as they are struggling. This has come against the background that the traders who lost everything in the fires that erupted [...]

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Government advised to ban alcohol in sachets

Government advised to ban alcohol in sachets

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Staff Reporter Senior Traditional Authority Tsabango in Lilongwe has asked the Government of Malawi to ban spirit liquor packaged in sachets adding more to voices to the have been calling  for the banning of  the sachets. Tsabango made the request recently at a political rally addressed by President Peter Mutharika held at Masintha Ground [...]

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Calls for me to come back depend on the decision of Zambians says Rupiah Banda

Calls for me to come back depend on the decision of Zambians says Rupiah Banda

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

CALLS for me to come back depend on the decision of the people of Zambia and I would not want to see Dr Guy Scott eat his own heart, former President Rupiah Banda has said. Mr Banda was reacting to Vice-President Guy Scott’s disparaging comments against the former Head of State while on a campaign [...]

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Government has been urged to act on cashgate decisively

Government has been urged to act on cashgate decisively

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Staff Reporter Government has been called upon to act with speed and decisiv on cashgate so that the confidence that development partners had on Malawi should be restored. The call have been made by various commentators both in parliament and outside with the understanding that the cashgate scam is one big challenge affecting the budgetary [...]

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Civil Servants strike looming

Civil Servants strike looming

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

By McMillan Chasunda The Malawi Civil Servants are planning a national wide strike as a reaction to the decision of government not to offer a better salary increase from the current proposed 24% which the workers have rejected, Banthu Times have learnt According to sources from the Civil Servants Trade Union (CSTU) who opted for [...]

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This budget is anything but Zero-aid budget – Chakwera

This budget is anything but Zero-aid budget – Chakwera

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Staff Reporter Malawi Congress Party (MCP) President, Dr. Lazarus Chakwera has described the 2014/2015 budget anything but a zero-aid budget and calling upon the government not to be economicall with truth by calling this budget zero-aid when development partners are channeling a lot of resources to support many government programmes such as education and [...]

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Isaac Jomo call it quits as Big Bullets top fan

Isaac Jomo call it quits as Big Bullets top fan

| September 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Arkangel Tembo Big Bullets has been thrown in fresh turmoil following the resignation of the clubs supporters Chairman Isaac Jomo in Monday. The decision comes after a serious fallout with the teams Executive Committee, especially chairman Kondi Msungama on money issues. “I have had enough of the clubs executive committee and some Bullets fans, [...]

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Ten- man Mali hold on to prune Malawi in Afcon qualifier

Ten- man Mali hold on to prune Malawi in Afcon qualifier

| September 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Arkangel Tembo Mali survived the sending-off of goalkeeper Mamadou Samassa to defeat Malawi 2-0 on Sunday in their Africa Cup of Nations Group B qualifier in Bamako. Despite goalkeeper Samassa shown the red card in the second half soon after striker Bakary Sacko from English Championship side Wolverhampton Wanderers had scored for the Eagles. [...]

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