Malawi ali mu mdima

Zasokonekera! Malawi ali pamoto wosaneneka ndi kuzimazima kwa magetsi. Anthu akumudzi akugona kuchigayo kudikira magetsi pamene alimi a ng’ombe zamkaka akutaya mkaka. Ndi Loweruka usiku cha m’ma 10 koloko pamene timafika pachigayo cha Muhiriri m’dera la mfumu Kasisi m’boma la Chikwawa. Anthu 16, atatu mwa iwo abambo, ali pachigayopa kudikira magetsi. Anayi okha ndiwo ali…

No power, no business

As lengthy and frequent blackouts dim the nation, sex workers have not been spared the effects of the power crisis. I met one night queen at Chikwawa Boma last week. She said ussually she makes about K10 000 a night. But since last month, the highest she can get is K2 000 and at times…

‘Timakaonera masewero a mpira’

Masewero a pakati pa Police Secondary School ndi St Paul Private Secondary ku Zomba adzakhala chikumbutso kwa Owen Chaima, kuti adapezerapo nyenyezi yomwe lero wamangitsa nayo woyera. Zoti masewerowo adatha bwanji, Owen sakumbukanso chifukwa chomwe amakumbukira bwino ndi “Talandila Mwandira” amene pakutha pa masewero adapeza chisangalalo, lero njoleyi ikugonera pachifukwa chake. Umotu mudali mu 2008…

Horrors of prolonged blackouts

Long queues in the dark. Lengthy waits for on-off flickers of hope. No time to doze off. Sleepless nights bring to light the suffering Malawians are enduring as they line up all night-long for a turn in maize mills that go all day without power. As lengthy and frequent blackouts dim the country’s fragile economy,…

Nomads, BB held

  The chase for the TNM Super League title looks certain to go down to the wire after leaders Be Forward Wanderers and second-placed Nyasa Big Bullets were held to 1-1 draws by Lilongwe-based Civil Sporting Club and Silver Strikers, respectively, yesterday. The Nomads consolidated their one-point lead as they took their tally to 59…

Malawi ali mumdima wa dzaoneni

Dziko la Malawi laona mdima womwe sudaonekepo chilandirireni ufulu wodziyimira palokha. Madera ena akukhala masiku awiri magetsi osayaka. Kwina, ndiye mpaka kumatha masiku atatu. Akangoyaka, pena sakumatha ola upeza azima kale. Ophunzira, eni makampani, zipatala, komanso zigayo akubuula mumdima wa ndiweyani. Chipulumutso sakuchiona. Ngakhale zikumveka kuti kukubwera majeneleta, Amalawi akuda nkhawa chifukwa mitengo ya magetsi…

Pac iwopseza boma pa bilo yachisankho

Lisafike Lachitatu sabata ya mawa musanabweretse bilo yokhudza chisankho ndi maboma ang’ono. Latero bungwe la amipingo la Public Affairs Committee (PAC) Lachinayi m’sabatayi. Izi zimanenedwa pamene bungweli lidayenda ulendo ku Nyumba ya Malamulo komwe limakapereka mfundozi. Bungweli lati ngati sizitheka, boma liyembekezere zionetsero zokwiya ndi boma. Atavala mikanjo, ena makolala, akuluakulu amipingowa motsogozedwa ndi mkulu…

Gabadinho speaks on goal drought

Frank ‘Gabadinho’ Mhango has said he is not worried with his goal drought both at club and national team level. Gabadinho, who was the top scorer for his Premier Soccer League (PSL) side Bidvest Wits last season, is yet to get on the scoresheet this season. He has also not scored for the national team…

Tambala wameza chimanga

Kusadabuzika kwa chipani cha DPP pa chisankho chapadera kukutanthauza kuti Amalawi atopa ndi ulamuliro wa chipanicho, akadaulo a ndale ena atero. Malinga ndi zotsatira za bungwe loyendetsa chisankho la Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC), pachisankho chapadera chimene chidachitika Lachiwiri m’madera a phungu atatu ndi makhansalanso atatu, chipani cha MCP chidasesa mipando yonse ya phungu ndi iwiri…

Chiefs benefiting from charcoal business

Chiefs, police and forestry officers in Neno and Ntcheu districts are among the main beneficiaries of charcoal that also ends up in the two districts as well as Blantyre, Chiradzulu, Mwanza, Zomba, Balaka and Chikwawa, among other districts. Contrary to expectation that punitive measures would also slow down  charcoal production, cutting down of trees for…

Amangidwa popha ‘anamapopa’

Ndende ya Nsanje ikusunga anthu awiri omwe akuyenera kuyankha mlandu wopha Landani Chipira wa zaka 48 atamuganizira kuti ndi ‘namapopa’ m’mudzi mwa Gulupu Mchacha James kwa T/A Mlolo m’bomalo. Malingana ndi mneneri wapolisi ya Nsanje Agnes Zalakoma, anthuwa, omwe sadawatchule maina poopa kusokoneza kafukufuku wawo, adaonekera mukhoti Lachiwiri ndipo mlandu udzapitirira pa 20 October 2017.…

Chipalamba ku Malawi

Dziko la Malawi likusanduka chipalamba. Kafukufuku wathu wapeza kuti mafumu ndi apolisi ena ndiwo akuthandizira kusambula dzikoli pamene akuthandizira kudula mitengo mosasamala ndi kuotcha makala. Lidali dziko la nkhalango zowirira. Koma lero, madera ambiri ali mbee! Ukaona mitengo, ndiye kuti ndi pamanda. Malinga ndi unduna woona zachilengedwe, dziko lino lili pamwamba pa maiko a mu…

Bambo amwalira pofuna kulemera

Bambo wina m’boma la Dedza wamwalira atamwa mankhwala oti alemere. “Ukakamwa mankhwalawa, ukafa sabata imodzi. Ukatuluka mphutsi, ndipo  akazi awo akatole mphutsizo zomwe zikasanduke ndalama. Kenaka ukadzukanso.” Awa ndi mawu amene sing’anga wina m’dziko la Mozambique akuganiziridwa kuti adauza bamboyo, Limbani Nsalawatha kuti akachite. Izitu zidachitika pa 13 September pamene bamboyu adakagwada kwa sing’anga pofuna…

Gule alipo pa 17 October

Zipani za UDF ndi PP zaimika manja kuti sizidzapikisana nawo pamipando ya phungu pachisankho cha chibwereza chimene chikhalepo pa 17 October chifukwa maso awo ali pachisankho chapatatu mu 2019. Bungwe loyendetsa chisankho la Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) lidalengeza zochititsa chisankho cha chibwereza m’malo asanu ndi amodzi (6). Malo atatu akupikisana ndi aphungu a Nyumba ya…

Pulogalamu ya ECRP yatha

Pulogalamu yophunzitsa anthu kuteteza chilengedwe ya Enhancing Community Resilience Programme (ECRP) yatha itakhalapo zaka 6 ikuphunzitsa anthu m’maboma 7. Mkulu woyendetsa pologalamuyi, Sophie Makoloma wati ndi wokondwa kuti m’zaka 6 zomwe akhala akuphunzitsa anthu, dziko la Malawi ndilosinthika. Maboma omwe apindula ndi Nsanje, Chikwawa, Mulanje, Thyolo, Mwanza, Machinga ndi Kasungu. “Ndine wa chimwemwe kuti anthu…

K1.3bn cooking oil refineries to open oct

The Malawi Enterprise Productivity Enhancement (Mepe) under the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism will next month open two cooking oil centres of excellence in Mchinji and Phalombe districts. The two centres, which have been set-up at Kamwendo Cooking Oil Cooperative Society in Mchinji and Phalombe Sunflower Processing Centre, will help Malawi reduce its volumes…

DPP ikhumudwitsa ku KK

Mafumu ena ku Nkhotakota ndi okwiya ndi chipani cha DPP chimene akuchidzudzula pogwiritsa ntchito galimoto ya chipatala pa ntchito zachipani. Lachisanu pa 15, chipanicho chidatenga galimoto ya chipatala cha Nkhotakota kukasiya otsatira chipani ku Lilongwe komwe amakatsanzikana ndi mtsogoleri wa dziko lino Peter Mutharika pa ulendo wake wopita ku msonkhano wa United Nations General Assembly…

DPP in fresh resource abuse

Before its face-off with civil society organisations (CSOs) which are demanding a refund of donations from public agencies is resolved, governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is embroiled in another case of abuse of public resources. This time, DPP on Friday took a Hino truck belonging to Nkhotakota District Hospital to ferry its members to and…

‘Tipulumutseni ku ukwati wa ana’

Amati ana ndi tsogolo la mawa. Koma zikuchitika ku Neno zikukaikitsa ngati adzakhaledi atsogoleri mawa. Kumeneko ukwati wa ana akuti wafika pa lekaleka ndipo ngati boma ndi mabungwe sachitapo kanthu, zinthu zifika poipitsitsa. Lachinayi sabata yatha bungwe la Save the Children lidaitanitsa Nyumba ya Malamulo ya ana komwe anawa adatula nkhawa zawo kwa atsogoleri. Nyumbayo…

Mkangano wa mafumu sukuzirala

Ntchito za chitukuko zagwedera m’boma la Neno, Nsanje komanso Salima kaamba ka mpungwepungwe wa mafumu womwe sukutha. Ku Neno boma lidathotha mfumu Chekucheku mu 2014. Mpaka lero boma silidabwezeretse mfumuyi zomwe zapangitsa kuti ofesi ya DC ndi khansala asowe wogwira naye ntchito za chitukuko. DC wa boma la Neno, khalansala komanso phungu wa Nyumba ya…