Cost of living up 8.7%—study

The cost of living, which is the cost of maintaining a certain standard of living, has risen by 8.7 percent largely due to food price increase, pushing more people into abject poverty. The rise is reflected in the results of the Basic Needs Basket (BNB) study conducted by the Centre for Social Concern (CfSC). The…

Minister asked to lobby for irrigation funding

The Department of Irrigation has asked Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development Kondwani Nankhumwa to help them lobby for funds for irrigation projects through Parliament. Director of irrigation Engineer Geoffrey Mamba made the appeal on Monday when the minister toured the department’s offices and infrastructure in Lilongwe to appreciate the progress of irrigation projects.…

SDA president jets in

Seventh Day Adventist  (SDA) Church global leader Pastor Ted Wilson will lead Big Sabbath prayers at Bingu National Stadium in Lilongwe today. Pastor Wilson arrived in the country on Friday accompanied by his wife and other senior international SDA officials as part of his global tour. He was welcomed by Minister of Gender, Children, Disability…

Aphungu akumana Lolemba

Pamene aphungu ayambe kukumana Lolemba posanthula ndondomeko ya pakati pa chaka ya momwe boma lagwiritsira ntchito chuma, sipikala wa Nyumba ya Malamulo Catherine Gotani Hara wati aphungu akambirananso nkhani zimene bwalo la milandu idati aunikire sabata yachiwiri. Iye adati nyumbayo igwira ntchito usana ndi usiku poyesetsa kuika malamulo okwaniritsa zomwe bwalo la milandu lidalamula Lolemba.…

Apempha MEC iyalule mphasa

Bungwe la Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) lati potsatira chigamulo cha khoti kuti bungwe la zisankho la Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) silidayendetse bwino chisankho cha mtsogoleri wa dziko lino, wapampando wake Jane Ansah ndi makomishona onse atule pansi udindo mwaulemu. Wapampando wagululo, Timothy Mtambo, wati momwe chigamulochi chakhalira, bungwe lawo latenga mangolomera apadera ndipo ayesetsa…

‘Chilungamo cha pakati pa usiku ayi’

Gulu la za maufulu la Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) lati nthambi yoona za makhoti komanso bungwe la oimira ena pamilandu la Malawi Law Society (MLS) aunike bwino chomwe chachitika kuti yemwe akumuganizira kuti adafuna kupereka chiphuphu kuti oweruza akometse chiweruzo, Thom Mpinganjira, atuluke m’chitokosi cha polisi pakati pausiku. Bungwe lothana ndi katangale la Anti-Corruption…

Luanar opens K3.4bn teaching complex

Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (Luanar) vice-chancellor George Kanyama Phiri says the opening of a new teaching complex at Bunda Campus is a huge motivation for teaching staff and students. Speaking on Wednesday when the Norwegian Ambassador handed over the K3.4 billion complex to Minister of Education, Science and Technology William Susuwele Banda,…

MEC warns by-election campaigners

Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) chairperson Jane Ansah says punishment awaits perpetrators of acts that may jeopardise the holding of free and credible by-elections in Lilongwe and Balaka on January 31 and March 5, respectively. She was speaking at a press briefing on Monday in Lilongwe where she gave stakeholders an update on the two by-elections.…

UN hails Malawi for refugees commitment

United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) says Malawi has set a good example by starting the registration and issuing of birth certificates to refugee children born in the country. At a Global Refugees Forum held in December 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland, Minister of Homeland Security Nicholas Dausi committed that Malawi would issue birth certificates…

Govt to deploy MDF in flood-hit areas

Vice-President Everton Chimulirenji, who is also Minister responsible for Disaster Management Affairs, on Wednesday said government will start deploying Malawi Defence Force (MDF) soldiers in areas seriously hit by floods for rescue mission. Chimulirenji was speaking at Dimba Primary School in Traditional Authority (T/A) Masasa in Ntcheu where he distributed maize flour to flood victims…

Atsogoleri a ndale akuona 2020 owala

Atsogoleri a zipani za ndale zomwe zidalimbana kwambiri pachisankho cha pa May 21 2019 ati akuona chaka chowala cha 2020 muuthenga wawo wotsekera chaka cha 2019 chomwe chatha mkati mwa sabata ikuthayi. Uthengawu wabwera pomwe atsogoleriwa akudikirira zotsatira za mlandu wachisankho womwe akhala akukwekwesana kwa miyezi 7 tsopano. Saulos Chilima wa UTM Party ndi Lazarus…

M’chaka changothachi cha 2019, nthambi ya chitetezo ya polisi idalibe mpata opumira chifukwa cha mpungwepungwe womwe udalipo ndikusukuluka kwa chikhulupiliro pakati pa apolisi ndi anthu. Ngakhale wogwirizira mpando wa mkulu wapolisi Duncan Mwapasa wavomereza izi muuthenga wake wotsanzikana ndi chaka cha 2019 chomwe Amalawi sadzayiwala m’mbiri ya dziko lino. Mwapasa wati ngakhale nthambiyo yayesetsa mbali…

2019: Chaka cha mbiri pa zisankho

Chaka cha 2019 chidzalowa m’mbiri ya dziko la Malawi ngati chaka chomwe atsogoleri azipani adakwekwetsana koopsa komanso koyamba mukhoti pankhani yokhudza zotsatira za chisankho cha pulezidenti. Pa 21 May 2019 Amalawi adalawirira kukandanda pa mzere kuti akasankhe atsogoleri awo monga ma Khansala, Aphungu ndi Pulezidenti koma nyanga zidakola pa zotsatira za mpando wa Pulezidenti. Pa…

Amalawi adalankhula kudzera m’zionetsero

M’chaka chomwe chikuthachi, Amalawi adamasula thumba la ukali wawo nkulankhula mokwenza makamaka pofuna kuwonetsa kuti adazindikira za ufulu ndi udindo wawo m’boma la demokalase. Mfuwu wa Amalawiwa udamveka ponseponse maka kuyambira pomwe bungwe loyendetsa zisankho la Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) lidalengeza zotsatira za chisankho cha Pulezidenti pa 27 May 2019. Chisankhocho chidakomera Peter Mutharika wa…

Ntcheu receives Mother’s Fun Run supplies

The 2019 Mother’s Fun Run (MFR) ended yesterday with Nation Publications Limited (NPL) and its partners handing over medical supplies and equipment at Ntcheu District Health office. Speaking at the ceremony, NPL chief executive officer Mbumba Banda described this year’s MFR as historic, being the first time the initiative supported two districts at once. She…

‘Expect more demonstrations’

For almost a month, there was a break in anti-Jane Ansah demonstrations which are organised by the Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC). This is because the HRDC leaders went abroad to attend to other duties. This week, the HRDC leaders returned from their international trip and STEVEN PEMBAMOYO caught up with Gift Trapence HRDC vice…

‘Zionetsero zili m’njira’

Mgwirizano wa mabungwe omenyera ufulu wa anthu wa Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) wati ukukonza mchochombe wina wa zionetsero zofuna kuthotha wapampando wa bungwe la Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC), Jane Ansah. Zionetserozi zidachita mpumuliro kwa mwezi watunthu pomwe akuluakulu a HRDC adali kunja kokagwira ntchito zina. Akuluakuluwa afika m’dziko muno sabata yatha ndipo wachiwiri kwa…

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