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…

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…

Govt owes contractor K222m for stadium renovations; risks coughing more

Government risks paying more on Kamuzu Stadium renovations due to accumulative interest rate after failing to pay the contractor within the agreed period. According to the agreement which Weekend Nation has seen, government was supposed to pay the contractor, Pabe Construction Company, K410 million within 28 days after completion of the work in June last…

Moldovan team wants to sign Chiukepo

A Moldovan club Speranta Nisporeni has expressed interested to sign Nyasa Big Bullets hitman and last season’s TNM Super League Golden Boot winner Chiukepo Msowoya. But the People’s Team has reportedly made a $50 000 (about K37 million) offer. According to a letter to Bullets dated February 15 2019, addressed to Bullets chief executive officer…

Court acquits former legislator

The High Court in Zomba has freed former Machinga Central member of Parliament (MP) Ellock Maotcha Banda who was sentenced to six years imprisonment for child abduction. Banda, who is also former deputy minister of Trade and Industry, was sentenced in September 2015 on a charge of abducting a 17-year-old girl. In the same year,…

Ras Chikomeni sizidamukomere

Pofika Lachisanu Ras Chikomeni Chirwa adali yakaliyakali kusakasaka K2 miliyoni kuti akapereke ku bungwe loyendetsa chisankho la Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC). Izi zimadza pamene bungwelo lidabweza Chirwa ponena kuti adali asadapereke ndalamayo komanso adali asadasayinitse m’maboma 9 chomwe ndi chomuyenereza china. Komabe Chirwa adati siwokondwa ndi zomwe MEC idachita chifukwa zidaonetsa kuti anthu olemera okha…

Controversy over old turf

Misunderstanding has ensued over the artificial turf that was removed from Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre. Despite the Ministry of Labour Youth, Sports and Manpower Development recommending that the turf be installed at Zingwangwa Youth Crentre in Blantyre following a request by Blantyre City South legislator Allan Ngumuya, Weekend Nation has established that the turf is…

Denied justice: Police unit turns into court

With no magistrate’s court functioning in the vicinity, officers at Senzani Police Unit in Ntcheu became prosecutors, judge, and jury by deciding on criminal cases that should have been taken to a court of law. The development comes at the time some villagers in the district are walking over 90 kilometres to access justice with…

Abambo ndi anyamata, pali makhalidwe ena omwe mukuyenera kusiya. Makhalidwe onyasa, otopetsa otonza amayi ndi atsikana. Zomati muntu wamkazi akudutsa poteropo abambo ndi anyamata ena n’kumayang’ana mwachidwi chachipongwe ngati mukumusilira munthuyo, n’zoipa. Amayi ndi atsikana ali ndi ufulu oyenda mosasowetsedwa mtendere ndi mayang’anidwe otero aja. Ndiye pali miluzi ija m’malizaliza, kulizira amayiwa kaya anzanu pofuna…

‘Kodi malubino tilowere kuti?’

Kodi tilowere kuti? M’ndani amene adzatiteteze ngati boma likulephera kubweretsa yankho?” Awa ndi mafunso amene Ian Simbota alinawo. Simbota ndi munthu wa chialubino. Iye ndi mtolankhani ku wailesi ya MBC. Mafunso a Simbota akudza kutsatira kuphedwa kwa Yasin Kwenda Phiri, 54, wa m’boma la Nkhata Bay. Phiri adaphedwa Lolemba m’sabatayi ndipo adamuchotsa manja. Imfa ya…

2018: Chaka cha ululu

Mu February 2018, Dorothy Kampani—Nyirenda amagwiritsira magetsi a K2 500 pa mwezi. Kufika mu October mpaka lero, Nyirenda akugwiritsira magetsi a K5 000 pa mwezi. Mayiyo amene amakhala ku Bangwe mumzinda wa Blantyre, adati mu February, 2018 amagwiritsira ntchito K700 kulipirira minibasi kuti akafike ku Trade Fair komwe amapanga bizinesi. Lero zasintha pamene akugwiritsira K1…

Kuthana ndi vuto

Kwa zaka 20, gulu la alimi a ng’ombe za mkaka la Namahoya la m’boma la Thyolo silimapeza phindu m’nyengo ya mvula chifukwa  limangogulitsa mkaka wokwana magawo 10 pa 100 aliwonse nthawi zina osagulitsa ndikomwe. Wapampando wa gulili Taulo Chisoso adati izi zimachitika chifukwa ogula akayeza mkaka umaupeza uli ndi madzi wochuluka. Koma padakali pano, mkuluyu…

Malawi to export poultry to Mozambique

Malawian farmers have a chance to start exporting eggs and chickens to Mozambique following a joint agreement the two countries made on Wednesday. A Mozambican delegate on Wednesday arrived in the country and had audience with a Malawi team from Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism, local poultry producers and Malawi Investment and Trade Centre…