Do not steal God’s  property—Nankhumwa

Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Kondwani Nankhumwa on Sunday advised faith leaders in the country against stealing property earmarked for growing God’s kingdom. Nankhumwa was speaking at Chisitu in his Mulanje Central Constituency when he handed over 1 600 iron sheets sourced from Sakuwa Steel Limited of Lilongwe. “I do not want to…

    For a week, Chief Kazingist has been receiving messages from a lady. He tried to ignore them but changed his mind after noticing that what she was writing was making sense. She wrote about the floods, the country’s economic situation and even the presidential candidate in the United States of America, whom she…

Nsanje Lalanje at Balaka Chibuku Tavern would like to inform coordinators that during an extra-ordinary meeting that took place in Balaka last week, it was resolved that all coordinators should be replaced this year. The decision was reached after noting that there are many ladies that want to be coordinators. As such, it was resolved…

Malawians are used to the fact that there are queues everywhere. One can see queues at Admarc, voting centres, Road Traffic and even in banks. This is a country of queues. However, some queues are not only man-made but deliberate. On Thursday, December 24 2015, Chief Kazingist was at the office at Ginnery Corner in…

HRCC calls for gay rights

  Human Rights Consultative Committee (HRCC) says the rights of Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTIs) should be respected because they are also human beings. HRCC chairperson Robert Mkwezalamba made the appeal on Thursday in Dedza at the end of a two-day workshop on LGBTI, Human Rights and HIV and Aids which Centre for…

It has come to the knowledge of Nsanje Lalanje at Balaka Chibuku Tavern that many houses are not at peace because MG1s find suspicious numbers in their husbands’mobile phones. When they are caught, many husbandsn fail to explain because little time is given to construct a lie. The problem has not spared some members of…

Gay men claim ill-treatment

  Two gay men on Friday explained to lawyers about the ill-treatment they get from police and the public because of their sexual orientation. The duo expressed their sentiments when Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR) and Centre for the Development of People (Cedep) organised a two-day sensitisation and capacity building workshop on lesbian,…

For the whole of last week in Blantyre, there were threats of thunderous rains. The previous week was even worse. The rains fell and many buildings and vehicles were destroyed. Probably because of poor drainage system, there were floods in Blantyre roads. Chief Kazingist decided to stay at his Namiyango base. It was not time…

All members of Nsanje Lalanje at Balaka Chibuku Tavern are on social network group. This is making things fast as information is quickly shared among members. On Thursday last week, leader of the house, Mtenje, asked the members to meet at Balaka Chibuku Tavern for an interaction. He said being a month, where people celebrate…

It was a Saturday which was very hot. So hot that Chief Kazingist wondered whether someone upstairs is angry. As he was contemplating about this, a phone flashed. Chief Kazingist is not a fun of calling back flashes on numbers he has not saved. This is because the caller would either say it was a…

Last week, Chief Kazingist was relaxing at his Namiyango base when he heard some noise. It was coming from a house a few metres away. Then someone knocked on the gate. “Can you come out please? There is drama somewhere and this is news. Front page news,” said the man. With his experience, the chief…

Nsanje Lalanje at Balaka Chibuku Tavern yesterday convened to discuss reports that Tifiness is not coming back. The reason she gave was that Chief Kazingist has not provided accommodation for her. For those who do not know, Tifiness was the leader of Nsanje Lalanje at Balaka Chibuku Tavern. Last year, she lost the leadership to…

Government warns encroachers

  Government has warned encroachers in concession areas to stop the malpractice or risk being prosecuted. Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining Bright Msaka issued the warning in an interview in the wake of reported cases of encroachments of land under concession. Recently, there have been clashes between guards at Amalika Forest and people…

Nsanje Lalanje at Balaka Chibuku Tavern would like to remind all men that, according to the constituency’s grading, coordinators are in two grades—portables, and body and trailers. Portables are those coordinators that are slim and fairly tall. They can run fast when in trouble and are generally kind. Many of them do not eat a…

UDF dismisses APM resignation calls

The United Democratic Front (UDF) has dismissed calls for President Peter Mutharika to resign, saying he is not the source of the current problems affecting the country. Last week, some civil society organisations (CSOs) called for Mutharika’s resignation for failing to manage the country’s economy, exposing people to tough times. But in an interview yesterday,…

Police arrest MDF soldier over Indian hemp

  Police in Nkhotakota on Monday arrested a Malawi Defence Force (MDF) soldier for allegedly being found in possession of Indian hemp (chamba). Nkhotakota Police Station spokesperson Williams Kaponda, in a statement made available to The Nation, identified the MDF soldier as Andrew Matochi, 34, based at Kamuzu Barracks in Lilongwe. Said Kaponda: “He was…

Nsanje Lalanje at Balaka Chibuku Tavern had an emergency meeting yesterday to discuss Coordinators’ Day. This is the day when coordinators across the country recall their activities and achievements of the past year. Senior members of the constituency came, including leader of the house Mtenje, Kalawa from Mzuzu, Benja (Mwanza), Botomani (Mchinji), Chinyozi (Zomba) and…

Ntata makes counter-claim against Peter Mutharika

  Former presidential aide Allan Ntata has filed counter-claims at the High Court in Blantyre against President Peter Mutharika, also demanding damages for defamation. Mutharika took Ntata, former legal adviser to his brother, late Bingu, and online publication Nyasatimes to court following published reports that linked the President to the plunder of K92 billion of…