I like the DPP beret—Nyamilandu

  Football Association of Malawi (FAM) President Walter Nyamilandu says he does not see anything wrong with wearing a Democrat Progressive Party (DPP) beret. Nyamilandu was captured wearing a DPP beret last Friday in Limbe, Blantyre when President Peter Mutharika addressed whistle-stop campaign rallies and the photograph went viral on social media In an interview…

Nomads bay for Madeira’s blood

Some Be Forward Wanderers supporters are demanding the removal of  team manager Stevie Madeira, claiming he is bringing confusion in the team. Secretary for the supporters committee Samuel Mponda confirmed, saying his committee has presented a  petition to the executive committee for him to be removed. But Madeira said he will soon make a statement…

DPP, MCP supporters fight in Chikwawa

  Political violence once more reared its ugly head at Ngabu Market in Chikwawa yesterday where some sustained injuries in a fight between Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and Malawi Congress Party (MCP) followers. In an interview yesterday, DPP’s Chikwawa Nkombezi Constituency shadow member of Parliament (MP) Ben Khuleya alleged that the fracas was sparked after…

Lule adachita chokong’ontha

Lipoti la chipatala lomwe dotolo wotchuka pa zofufuzafufuza, Charles Dzamalala, watulutsa latsimikiza kuti woganiziridwa kusowetsa mwana wa chialubino, Buleya Lule adachita kuphedwa ndi shoko ya magetsi. Izi zikutsutsana ndi zomwe apolisi adatulutsa kuti imfa ya Lule idali ya chilengedwe ndipo palibe adatasa manja ake pa iye. Lule adafa ali m’manja mwa apolisi. Iwo atamunjata pomuganizira…

Mind games as campaign hots up

Some political parties and aspirants are applying all tricks in the book, including playing psychological games on registered voters, to woo them to vote for their parties. One such tricks being played by the ruling Democratic Progressive Party is that some of its party functionaries are collecting national identity (ID) and voter registration certificate numbers…

Muli mafunso m’manifesito a DPP

Chipani cha DPP chatulutsa manifesito ake Lamulungu pa 7 April amene akufotokoza zomwe chipanichi chakwaniritsa m’zaka zisanu zathazi komanso zomwe chipange ngati chisankhidwenso pa May 21. Zambiri zomwe DPP yasanja ndi zomwenso chidalonjeza pokonzekera chisankho cha 2014. Chipanicho chasiya mfundo zina zomwe sichidakwaniritse mu 2014 monga kuchepetsa mphamvu za mtsogoleri wa dziko, kukozanso doko la…

‘Ndimakasiya ndalama ku banki’

Abdul-Majid Ntenge amagwira ntchito ku Emmanuel International, koma kwambiri amadziwika ngati mtolankhani. Mu 2017 adanyamuka ulendo kukasiya ndalama ku Ned Bank m’boma la Mangochi. Ali komweko adaona mtsikana wogwira ntchito m’bankimo. Wosalala, timano take ta mpata, wa msangala komanso wochezeka, uyo adali Ruckaya Dickson Jasiya. Akadatani Abdul? Iye adapanga ulendo wina kuti acheze ndi namwaliyo…

Saving Michiru bats, birds

You could not resist the chirping sounds of birds in the early hours of the morning. The chorus, punctuated by silence, brings smiles on your face.  Different species reflect the biodiversity of this place. That’s Michiru Mountain for you. It is one of the popular bird watching conservation forests in the commercial city of Blantyre.…

Mwana wa zaka 13, mavuto osakata

Ikakuona litsiro mvula siyikata. Mwambiwu wapherezera pa msungwana wina wa Sitandade 7 (yemwe sitimutchula dzina) pasukulu ina ku Chikwawa. Izi zidadziwika achipatala atamupeza msungwanayo ndi chinzonono komanso mabomu potsatira kumuyeza mkulu wina atamugwirira kochapa. Mwanayo adapezekanso ndi kachirombo ka HIV. Pano anzake, ngakhalenso abale ake, akumusala, mpaka kukana kudya naye mbale imodzi; ngakhalenso kusewera naye…

SA deploys 25-member medical team to Malawi

South Africa has deployed a 25-member medical team to support Malawi in treating people affected by floods that hit the country three weeks ago. The team arrived on Saturday through Chileka International Airport in Blantyre and has so far treated people in Chikwawa District, one of the worst hit. Their arrival follows the first South…

Kusakatula manifesito ya MCP

Loweruka pa 9 March chipani cha MCP chidakhala choyamba kukhazikitsa manifesito ake pokonzekera chisankho chapatatu chomwe chichitike pa May 21. Chipanicho chakhudza madera onse amene ati chidzasintha ngati chitalowa m’boma. Akadaulo pa ndale Emily Mkamanga ndi Mustapha Hussein ayamikira manifesitowo ponena kuti ngati atakwaniritsidwa ndiye kuti Malawi atha kudzasintha m’zambiri. Mkamanga adati: “Ndi manifesito abwino,…

Ku Nsanje akukana zosamuka

“Ife zosamuka ayi,” yanenetsa gulupu Karonga ya kwa mfumu yaikulu Mlolo m’boma la Nsanje. Mawu a mfumuyo akudza pamene anthu 56 pofika Lachinayi sabata ino adatsimikizika kuti amwalira ndi mvula yosalekeza yomwe idazunguza dziko lino sabata yatha. Malinga ndi nthambi yoona za ngozi zogwa mwa dzidzidzi ya Department of Disaster Management Affairs (Dodma), nyumba 184…

Death toll rises to 56, SA team in

The death toll in the aftermath of the floods that hit the country last week has risen from 45 to 56, Department of Disaster Management Affairs (Dodma) records show. Meanwhile, a seven-member rescue team from South Africa arrived in the country yesterday to assess the situation. Thulani Nzuza of the National Disaster Management Centre said…

Death toll at 45, survivors narrate ordeal

The death toll following floods that hit the country last week has risen from 30 to 45 as of Monday, the Department of Disaster Management Affairs (Dodma) has said. Dodma said 577 people have been injured while two are reported missing. The floods, which resulted from incessant rains that hit the country from Tuesday to…

Wadabwa, Davie seal Mozambique deals

Be Forward Wanderers striker Peter Wadabwa and TN Stars forward Stain Dave have completed moves to Mozambican top-flight Mocambola League. Wadabwa has signed a one-year contract with Desportivo de Maputo while Dave has joined ENH Vilankulo on loan for a season. Former Flames goalkeeper Simplex Nthala facilitated Wadabwa’s deal which is subject to renewal based…

Bridging food security gap

Bridging food security gap In this final part of the series HIV and food security our reporter BOBBY KABANGO looks at interventions made to help on some people who are food insecure and have no access to health facilities but were diagnosed with HIV in Traditional Authorities (T/A) Somba and Kuntaja in Blantyre district. About…

Long walk to access ARVs

Ease of access to health care is of great importance in any country but particularly for villagers living with HIV and Aids. However, some HIV patients in Blantyre are being forced to walk long distances of up 20 kilometres to collect their quarterly allocations of anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs as BOBBY KABANGO found out: The death…

Long walk to access ARVs

Ease of access to health care is of great importance in any country but particularly for villagers living with HIV and Aids. However, some HIV patients in Blantyre are being forced to walk long distances of up 20 kilometres to collect their quarterly allocations of anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs as BOBBY KABANGO found out: The death…