Lions, BT Utd fight for survival

Red Lions march into Nankhaka Stadium in Lilongwe this afternoon determined to boost their TNM Super League survival hopes when they face Blue Eagles. The Lions from Zomba are not yet in the comfort zone as they sit one place above relegation zone and a loss Saturday could complicate their situation. Lions, who have roped…

K1m prize for Mr. Malawi pageant

The Weightlifting and Body-building Association of Malawi (Wabm) has announced that the winner of this year’s Mr. Malawi pageant will take home a cool K1 million. Wabm president Richard Kuwali said in an interview yesterday that the increment follows a K600 000 contribution from Capital Oil Refining Industries (Cori) through their Kukoma cooking oil brand…

Fun at Fusion Festival

  Rains nearly spoiled the performance of the main headliner of the Ovation Fusion Festival, Casper Nyovest, on Saturday night at Malawi Square at the Bingu International Convention Centre (Bicc) in Lilongwe. The South African rapper had just played three songs when rain showers began. Patrons braved out the rains and he belted out five…

K10million raised from war vets golf

  About K10 million was raised from the War Veterans  Fund-raising Golf Tournament graced by Vice-President Saulos Chilima and British High Commissioner Holly Tett at the Lilongwe Golf Club on Saturday. The tournament, which was jointly organised by the Malawi Defence Force (MDF) and British High Commission, attracted 22 teams sponsored by various institutions and…

SA trainer for boxer Chisale

South Africa’s reputed boxing trainer Dominico Spirito has taken charge of drilling Malawian boxer Ruth Chisale at the Sweat Gym in Johannesburg, South Africa. Chisale is camping in South Africa ahead of her elimination bout for World Boxing Council  belt against Zambian Loleta  Muzeya on December 30 at Government Complex in Lusaka under Oriental Boxing…

ELCM establishes K50m information centre

  Evangelical Lutheran Church of Malawi (ELCM) with financial support from its sister church in the United States of America, has established an information centre at its headquarters in Lilongwe. ELCM has installed 20 desktop computers with free Internet service and a gaming room which has pool tables, mini soccer and indoor games. Speaking when…

Zomba chiefs hail police  for enhancing security

  Chiefs in Zomba have commended police for ensuring that peace and order is restored in areas affected by blood sucking rumours. Traditional Authority (T/A) Mbiza said this on Monday in view of a series of meetings Zomba police officers are conducting in the district  to sensitise communities to blood sucking allegations, child protection and…

No grudges against Mwai- NAM

Netball Association of Malawi (NAM) said they have no grudges against Mwai Kumwenda and that she is welcome to play for the Queens anytime. NAM president Khungikire Matiya disclosed this during a press briefing soon after landing at Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) from Australia. She was responding to questions from reporters on NAM’s stand on…

Promoting unity through art

The Tumaini Arts festival is one of the major festivals in the arts industry in Malawi. It celebrates arts, culture and music from different artists at the refugee camp of Dzaleka. Its main aim os to softer hope and unity amon refugees and locals and also promoting arts. This year the festival is back and…

TNM treats media to an A-Show

  Mobile phone service providers, TNM, treated the local media to a weekend retreat at Nkopola Lodge in Mangochi. Journalists from major media houses were part of the two-day fest and interaction. On Saturday, soon after arrival the media were treated to a group luncheon. Later in the afternoon there was demonstration of services that…

Fifa injects K7m in beach soccer

Fifa/FAM Beach Soccer Cup champions will receive K1.5 million following the world football governing body’s injection of K7 million into the sport. In the previous tournament the best team got K150 000. This year’s edition will be played this Saturday in Salima, according to Beach Soccer Malawi (BSM) publicty secretary Vincent Chirambo. Ten teams will…

Eagles performance worries coach

  Bue Eagles’ bad form continued on Saturday when they lost 3-1 at the hands of a rejuvenated Kamuzu Barracks (KB) at Civo Stadium in Lilongwe in the TNM Super League. Eagles coach Audlow Makonyola has since expressed his concern on the team’s poor showing in the league. However, he attributed his team’s lack of…