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Govt trashes reports APM will appoint 2nd Veep

The Malawi Government has dismissed reports that President Peter Mutharika intends to pick a Second Vice President. Recently, the media has been awash with reports that Mutharika will appoint United Democratic Front (UDF) leader Atupele Muluzi as Second Veep. In a statement today, Minister of Information Kondwani Nankhumwa said these reports are not true. He…

Malawi to up power capacity by 127% in three years

Malawi plans to increase power generation capacity by about 127 percent in three years to 800 megawatts (MW) from the current 351MW through construction of new power plants. Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining Atupele Muluzi told Business News yesterday government will achieve this feat through the construction of a 21MW plant at Tedzani,…

Atupele dismisses al-Bashir, Sata links

United Democratic Front (UDF) presidential hopeful Atupele Muluzi has dismissed allegations that his campaign is being financed by International Criminal Court (ICC) indicted President Omar Hassan al-Bashir of Sudan. Over the past week, social media has been awash with stories claiming that Atupeles’ campaign is being bankrolled by al-Bashir. In an interview yesterday, Atupele not…