Tags: MDF

Masamba gets six-month ban

  Malawi Professional Boxing Control Board (MPBCB) has slapped Malawi Defence Force (MDF) boxer Wilson Masamba with a six-month ban for “tarnishing the board’s image” with comments he made on Zodiak Broadcasting Station (ZBS) and Galaxy FM. According to MPBCB president Lonzoe Zimba, the No Pain No Gain Boxing Stable boxer, during interviews, told the…

Kayuni dares Shasha Masamba

  Malani Kayuni has challenged Malawi Defence Force (MDF) boxer Wilson Shasha Masamba.Ngwenyama Boxing Promotions have since agreed to promote the fight.Newly refurbished Limpopo Club which is based in Lilongwe along the M1 Road will host the fight on February 18.Kayuni, young brother to Osgood, The Punisher, believes promoters will be able to recognise him…

Kayira vows to humiliate Moliati

  Mzuzu-based Laston Kayira has vowed to humiliate Malawi Defence Force (MDF) boxer Chrispine Moliati when the two meet today in Lilongwe in a non-title fight. Superior Boxing Promotions has organised the bout, which will take place at the Lilongwe Community Centre ground. Speaking from Mzuzu on Thursday, Kayira said he is conversant with Moliati’s…

MDF kicked out of road project

  The National Construction Industry Council (NCIC) has stopped the Malawi Defence Force (MDF) from proceeding with the construction of a K1 billion (about $1.5million) five-kilometre road in Lilongwe’s up-market Area 43 because it is not registered to undertake civil construction works. NCIC’s decision comes barely one week after Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban…

Chilumba   earn Super League promotion

  Karonga-based Chilumba Barracks on Saturday won the Simama Northern Region Football Association (NRFA) Premier League championship to earn promotion into the top-flight TNM Super League. Chilumba were awarded the game against Nkhata Bay United following United’s failure to show up for the match in Chilumba. The Malawi Defence Force (MDF) sponsored side, who needed…

FISD wizards relegated

  Fisd Wizards adventure in the TNM Super League on Sunday came to a heartbreaking end following a 1-3 defeat at the hands of Be Forward Wanderers at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre. The rookies had hoped to live another day in their quest to survive the chop, but sadly, it wasn’t to be. They were…

Kumwembe gets relief

The Malawi Supreme Court of Appeal on Monday granted a stay pending appeal to an application of appeal against conviction and sentence to former Malawi Defence Force (MDF) soldier Macdonald Kumwembe. Kumwembe, who is answering charges of conspiracy to commit murder and attempted murder alongside his colleague Pika Manondo, made an application to the Supreme…

MDF soldier dies in car accident

A senior Malawi Defence Force (MDF) soldier, Captain Hastings Kasuzumira Banda, died in a car accident just after Malosa in Zomba on Friday evening as he was returning from Salima. Another officer, Private Thomas Makaika, sustained serious injuries and was admitted to Zomba Central Hospital intensive care unit (ICU), according to MDF spokesperson Paul Chiphwanya.…

MDF inter-service rifle marksmanship tourney underway in LL

  The Malawi Defence Force (MDF) Inter- service marksmanship competition began on Tuesday in Lilongwe with Army Commander General Ignacio’s Maulana present to inspire the soldiers. The precision shooting competition has brought together members from all military units in the country at Kamuzu Barracks range where they will compete for four days using different ranges…

Court urges dialogue in Viphya face-off

  Mzuzu-based High Court judge Dingiswayo Madise has directed the Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining and Timber Millers Cooperatives Union to hold talks within 14 days to resolve the impasse over Viphya Plantation. The court’s decision follows the union’s protest against government’s decision to prematurely terminate their contracts. Government accuses the union of…

Team Nthakomwa wins PCL golf

  A team comprising golfers Moses Nthakomwa, Lincoln Bailey, Jeremiah Magaba and Agness Penemulungu emerged winners during this year’s Press Corporation Limited (PCL) invitational golf tournament played at Lilongwe Golf Club (LGC) on Sunday. Playing in stableford format, Team Nthakomwa was followed on second position by Team Hara comprising Sangwani Hara, Medson Roka, William Chimpeni…

Wilson Masamba loses IBF bout

Malawi Defence Force (MDF) boxer Wilson Masamba lost a 12-round IBF Africa lightweight bout against Namibian Albinus Felesianu on points at J&P Complex in Ondangwa, Windhoek on Wednesday. His compatriots Charles Misanjo, Felix Mwamaso and Aubrey Masamba also went down in similar fashion to former Australian middleweight champion Johannes Mwetupunga and Lukas Ndafoluma respectively, in…

Moliati versus Chazama winner, Namibia bound

New Dawn Boxing Promotions has announced that the winner between the title fight involving Chrispin Moliati and Salimu Chazama will be eligible for an international bout against Zimbabwean Clyde Musonda. New Dawn managing director Michael Chimaliza said on Thursday that they have already commenced talks with boxing authorities in Zimbabwe to have the bout take…

‘Poverty no excuse for forestry plunder’

Government has dismissed as a lame excuse assertions that poverty is the reason driving Malawians into illegal charcoal production. Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining Bright Msaka was speaking last week during a tour to appreciate efforts being made to conserve Dzalanyama Forest Reserve in Lilongwe. Earlier on, one of the community members Abasi…

MDF soldiers decry peacekeeping pay

Government owes over 800 Malawi Defence Force (MDF) soldiers who have been participating in peacekeeping missions in war-torn countries under the UN umbrella about K3.3 billion following deductions made on their allowances. But the Ministry of Defence has said the deductions were not made arbitrarily as MDF had to fulfil some conditions before the whole…