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Forum for African Women Educationalists – Malawi Chapter (Fawema) has described First Deputy Speaker Esther Chilenje as an inspiration to the girl-child in the country after attaining a doctorate degree in leadership from the UK Commonwealth University. Fawema executive director Wesley Chabwera said the unique thing about Chilenje’s achievement is her humble background and the…

Ng’ambi on trials in Cyprus

  Flames midfielder Robert Ng’ambi is undergoing trials with a Cypriot side Genclic Gucu T.S.K which plays in the Northern Cyprus Championship League. Ng’ambi, whose South African club Platinum Stars was relegated to the National First Division (NFD) recently, said the trials are for two weeks. He said: “Following the relegation of Platinum, the prospects…

Silver survive on top

An epic TNM Super League top of the table battle between Silver Strikers and Nyasa Big Bullets yesterday ended in a goalless stalemate at Silver Stadium. The result means the Bankers have survived at the top with 31 points while Bullets are following closely with 29 points. The hosts had entered the pitch leading the…

New security measures to decrease wildlife crimes

Wildlife conservation partners have described the newly introduced Wildlife Crime Investigations Unit, Wildlife detection dogs and new legislations and posters at Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) as good preventive measures against wildlife crimes. Lilongwe Wildlife Trust campaigns manager Kathryn Kachimanga said during a recent news conference that government has demonstrated commitment in fighting wildlife crime. She…

Escom busts illegal power connections in Lilongwe

  Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (Escom) has embarked on a campaign to bust illegal connections, which are costing the sole power supplier revenue. On Tuesday, Escom management led by head of security Rodrick Mkaka stormed Chinsapo Township in Lilongwe where they exposed illegal connections at four business places and a residential structure. Mkaka said…

Radio Maria Golf raises K9m

  The fundraising golf for Radio Maria at Lilongwe Golf Club on Saturday raised K9 million. Vice-President Saulos Chilima was the guest of honour and took to the 18-hole course alongside 71 other golfers. Chairperson of the organising committee, Medson Roka, thanked Chilima for gracing the occasion. “The objective was to raise funds for the…

MRA injects K2m in chess

  Central Region Chess League (CRCL) has landed  K2 million Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) sponsorship. The partnership will see MRA using the league to enhance Value Added Tax (VAT) compliance by local traders. CRCL chairperson Moses Mtumbuka said they are grateful to MRA for the sponsorship. “This is good news and we are excited to…

Kauma takes on cholera

The just ended cholera in Malawi capital, Lilongwe, has jolted hard hit communities to do something about breakdowns in water and sanitation services. Residents of Kauma, a peri-urban setting near the affluent Area 12 where some policymakers live, say they cannot keep losing lives to the sanitation-related disease which attacked 33 people and killed three…