Maphunziro alowa libolonje

Mphunzitsimmodzi, ana 110 Komaaphunzitsi 10 000 akusowantchito Dziko la Malawi lalephera kukwaniritsa loto lake loti pofika chaka chino, mphunzitsi mmodzi aziphunzitsa ana 60 okha. Lero, mphunzitsimmodziakuphunzitsaana 110, malinga ndi bungwe lomenyera ufulu pankhani zamaphunziro la Civil Society Education Coalition (Csec). Izi zikuchitika pamene dziko lino lidapeza K126 biliyoni kuyambira 2010 kuchokeraku DFID, Global Partnership for…

Chitetezo chaphwasuka

Chitetezo chaphwasuka. Anthu akuberedwa, kumenyedwa ndi kuchitidwa zachipongwe zambiri. Akaitanitsa apolisi akuti akumatenga nthawi kuti abwera ndipo nthawi zina sabwera. Izi zikukhumudwitsa anthu ndi mafumu. Koma wachiwiri kwa mneneri wa polisi m’dziko muno, Thomeck Nyaude, watsutsa nkhaniyi. Iye wati apolisi akalandira uthenga sanyozera, koma amathamangira komwe kwavutako. T/A Nyambi ya m’boma la Machinga yati chidodo…

MEC ikufunakusinthatsiku la chisankho

Pavuta kuti chisankho chichoke mwezi wa May kupita September monga bungwe loyendetsa chisankho la Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) lidapemphera komitiya Nyumbaya Malamulo yoona zamalamulo. Mkulu wa MEC, Jane Ansah sabata yatha adapempha komitiyo kuti ilingalire za ganizoli. Iye adati izi zikudza chifukwa mwezi wa May ndiwozizira komanso usiku umatalika kuposa tsiku, zimene zingachititse ena kulephera…

Tales of charcoal traders

Malawi is grappling with charcoal trade as demand for the product has hit all-time high due to current power outages.  More than 95 percent of urban households use charcoal for cooking when they have no electricity supply. But sadly, a majority of charcoal producers and traders still languish in poverty. Why is this so? Our…

Mbulu, Mwakilama depart for Portugal

Strikers Richard Mbulu and Abel Mwakilama left the country yesterday to join their new Portuguese teams. Mbulu and Mwakilama signed three-year deals with Portuguese second-tier league sides Associacao Desportiva Saojoanese and Sporting Clube de Esmoriz, respectively, last year. In an interview before departure from Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) yesterday, Mbulu said he is ready to…

Charcoal business: Chiefs, police are key players

At the peak of electricity crisis, charcoal demand almost doubled in the country. Producers dashed to Mwanza, Neno and Ntcheu in the Southern Region to produce the most-sought after product. Our reporter BOBBY KABANGO visited the districts and found environmental destruction at a large scale, and traditional leaders and the police at the heart of…

NRB ionjezera masiku otengera zitupa

Ntchito yopereka zitupa za unzika kwa anthu a m’maboma 15 m’dziko muno, imene imayenera kutha dzulo ayionjezera m’boma la Blantyre, mneneri wa bungwe limene likuyendetsa ntchitoyi watero. Maboma onse a chigawo chapakati komanso Blantyre, Mwanza, Neno, Nsanje ndi Chiradzulu ndiwo akulandira zitupazo m’gawo Lachiwiri ndipo malinga ndi mneneri wa bungwe la National Registration Bureau (NRB)…

‘Malawi sitting on gold deposits’

Communities in Ntcheu, Neno and Balaka have turned to gold panning in a bid to survive the country’s deteriorating economy and worsening food situation leaving a trail of destruction that has alarmed farmers, government officials and environmental experts. In this third and final part, our reporter BOBBY KABANGO explores the good side of gold mining…

BB finally sign Righteous Banda

Versatile midfielder Righteous Banda has finally signed for Nyasa Big Bullets for K5.5 million. Banda signed a two-year contract with the People’s Team yesterday in presence of his manager Jimmy Linje, Civil Sporting Club general secretary Ronald Chiwaula and Bullets officials. The agreement has a clause that Civil will get a 20 percent cut should…

MRA, Police kicked out of MOZ

The Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) and Malawi Police Service (MPS) offices have been kicked out at Dedza border post from the Mozambican territory after expiry of a December 31 2017 deadline agreed by the two countries for the offices to relocate. Dedza district commissioner (DC), Ellis Tembo confirmed the development, saying the sudden relocation of…

Screen mosquito nets hailed for Malaria reduction 

  People in the area of Traditional Authority (T/A) Chigalu in Mdeka, Blantyre have hailed the initiative by Lighthouse Foundation (LHF) which they say has helped to curb Malaria cases in the area. Through the Malaria Eradication Project being implemented by LHF, a Korea Non-governmental organisation, 5 272 households have so far been installed with screen mosquito…

‘ankawerenga nkhani pa mij’

Ndi mawu okha, MarcFarlane Mbewe wa Capital Radio adachiritsidwa. Awa ndi makumanidwe a mnyamatayu ndi Lisa Lamya, mtolankhani wa Yoneco FM (YFM). Nkhaniyi idayamba mu 2014, apo n’kuti Lisa akugwira ntchito ku MIJ FM. Kumeneko, namwaliyu ankawerenga nkhani. Ena mwina amangomva namwaliyo akamawerenga nkhani, koma kwa MarcFarlane, zimamupatsa uthenga wina. “Mawu ake ozuna komanso Chingerezi…

Ndewu ya gule kudambwe

Kudali fumbi koboo! Kudambwe la Phingo m’boma la Chikwawa pamene gulewamkulu adaponyerana zibakera pokanganirana zovala zovinira. Mneneri wapolisi ya Chikwawa Foster Benjamin, gule wina adavulazidwa pamene adamutema pamutu ndi botolo ndipo adamutengera kuchipatala kuti akamusoke. Izitu zimachitika mmawa cha m’ma 7 Lamulungu pamene guleyu amafuna avale kuti atakase kudambweko. Benjamin adati kudambweko kudasonkhana anthu amene…

‘Osalanga nokha oganiziridwa ufiti’—Apolisi

Anthu m’mudzi mwa Chimchembere kwa T/A Chekucheku m’boma la Neno adavomera mwa mphamvu kuti ufiti ulipo, makamaka mphenzi  zopanga anthu. Iwo adanena izi poyankha funso la wapolisi wa m’bomalo, Senior Inspector Evertone Pound, pamwambo wa bungwe la National Initiative for Civic Education (Nice) Trust wozindikiritsa anthu kuipa kwa mchitidwe wolanga okha oganiziridwa kuti aphwanya malamulo…

Chilipa girls get education support

Girls Talk, an organisation which aims to address issues affecting girls is mobilising resources to support girls’ education in Chilipa, Mangochi. This follows a Weekend Nation story in March this year that highlighted problems girls face in the remote area, which has led to increased drop-outs. The organisation’s patron, George Nedi, said they are now…

Kuli zionetsero pa 13 December

Lachitatu pa 13 December kukhala ali ndi mwana agwiritse m’zigawo zonse zitatu za dziko lino pamene bungwe la mipingo la Public Affairs Committee (PAC) litsogolere zionetsero. Izitu ndi zionetsero zokakamiza boma kuti libweretse mabilo okhudza za chisankho mu Nyumba ya Malamulo. Mabilowo, mwa zina, akukamba kuti mtsogoleri wa dziko azisankhidwa ndi mavoti oposa 50 peresenti.…