Bullets chalk 2nd successive win

    Nyasa Big Bullets yesterday beat Moyale Barracks 2-0 at Kalulu Stadium in Nchalo, Chikwawa to maintain a clean sheet in the TNM Super League This was the People’s Team’s second successive win after edging Malawi Defence Force (MDF) side Kamuzu Barracks (KB) 1-0 in their opening fixture. They are now second with six…

Nazarene ministry drills boreholes in Kasungu

  Nazarene Church’s Compassionate Ministry on Monday handed over two boreholes to Chipanga and Lisasadzi communities in Kasungu District. Compassionate Ministry country director Chinsinsi Amos Phiri said the two boreholes were constructed with funding from Nazarene church members in United States of America. “These communities were affected by cholera due to lack of clean water.…

Chisambo wins TNM Malawi Open

  George Chisambo on Sunday emerged the winner of TNM Malawi Open Golf at the Lilongwe Golf Club (LGC). The three-day golf tournament drew over 100 golfers from all the golf clubs in the country. Chisambo grossed 232. Ganizani Rusho was the runner-up with a gross score of 243. He counted out Gabriel Kambale. Chisambo…

Misa MW raises K9m from BB, Silver match

  Sunday’s Media Institute of Southern Africa (Misa)-Malawi  fundraising match between  Silver Strikers and Nyasa Big Bullets raked in K9.3 million in gate revenue. Misa-Malawi chairperson Tereza Ndanga has since expressed satisfaction with the money which will go towards acquiring an office building.. “Our target was to make a profit of around K5 million. And…

BB beat Silver in Misa MW fundraiser

    Blantyre-based Nyasa Big Bullets yesterday beat Silver Strikers 2-0 in a fundraising match organised to raise funds for the Media Institute of Southern Africa (Misa)-Malawi Chapter at Silver Stadium in Lilongwe. According to Misa Malawi chairperson Tereza Ndanga, the match was one of the main activities to raise funds for an office building.…

Local boxers get raw deals

  Professional boxers spend years training as they work their way up into high paying ranks. While this is reality elsewhere, here it remains a dream to local boxers. The recent evidence of poor earnings for Malawi boxers is African Boxing Union (ABU) champion Anisha Bashiri who got $1 000 (K750 000) as match prize.…

Pro golfers body formed

  Promising golfers, who were restricted to amateur status because of lack of opportunities to compete against the best on the continent, can afford a smile as for the first time they will be able to do so. This follows the establishment of Professional Golfers Association (PGA) which will regulate the professional aspects of the…

Ex-LL deputy mayor to attend  US leadership programme

Lilongwe City Council former deputy mayor Akwame Bandawe is today leaving for the United States (US) to participate in the International Visitors Leadership Programme (IVLP) titled ‘US State and Local Government for Emerging African Leaders’. US Embassy public affairs officer Edward Monster said the programme is for emerging African leaders who will learn about the…

Kasteni puts up satisfactory performance in Algeria

  The Athletics Association of Malawi (AAM) has expressed satisfaction with the performance of local athletes KefasKasteni Chitsala and Cecelia Mhango at the  African Cross-Country Championship in Algiers, Algeria on Saturday. In the 10-kilometre (km) men’s race, Kasteni finished 11th in 31:35 minutes—48 seconds behind the eventual winner Alfred Barkach from Kenya. The race drew…

Malawi Gaming Board (MGB) on Friday handed over to the Lilongwe City Council (LCC) a K40 million Lilongwe Curio Market. Speaking during the handover of the facility to Lilongwe City mayor Desmond Bikoko, MGB chief executive officer Master Maliro said the shelter will alleviate the vendors’ suffering. “It pleased the board to assist the city…

APM flies Chidale to Kenya

  President President Peter Mutharika  has rescued Malawi’s sole professional golfer Paul Chidale by paying for his return air ticket to Kenya where he will take part in the 50th Barclays Kenya Open at Vet Lab Sports Club in Nairobi this week. Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Labour,  Youth,  Sports and Manpower Development Joseph…

Mdoka back from SA to face Mwenda

South Africa-based boxer Charles Mdoka has arrived in the country ahead of his national middleweight title-fight against Malawi Defence Force (MDF) boxer Alick Mwenda scheduled to take place at the Lilongwe Community Centre on March 25. Mdoka has been involved in a verbal war with Mwenda on social media since Superior Boxing Promotions announced the…

Chiotcha knocks out Tcheta

  Malawi Defence Force (MDF) boxer Chimwemwe Chiotcha lived up to his pre-match tough talk by knocking out challenger Simeon Tcheta on Sunday at M1 Centre Point in Lilongwe. Though it was a non-title fight, it drew a huge crowd that braved the rains. The eight-round scheduled fight was a mismatch as Tcheta failed to…

Silver Stadium expansion funds to be recovered from gate revenue

Silver Strikers sponsors, Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM), will recover the funds being used for Silver Stadium expansion from gate revenue, Nation on Sunday has learnt. In the arrangement, RBM will pump in funds for the construction of an office block, merchandise shop, installation of electronic ticketing facilities and security features. Once the project is…