Minister hails World Vision’s support for Mulanje and Phalombe

Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Ben Phiri has commended World Vision Malawi (WVM) for its interventions in various sectors of development, saying they complement government’s efforts to achieve United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The minister made the remarks on Friday in Phalombe during the organisation’s 16 and 17 years celebration in children’s…

Minister hails World Vision’s  contributions in Zomba

Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Ben Malunga Phiri on Tuesday commended World Vision Malawi (WVN) for implementing interventions that advance children’s well-being in Zomba. The Minister made the remarks at Ntungulutsi Primary School Ground in Sub-Traditional Authority (ST/A) Nkapita in Chingale during the organisation’s 23 years celebration in children’s interventions. “Though not in…

Govt touts efforts for sustainable power generation

Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining Bintony Kutsaira says government is embracing efforts that will help to achieve sustainable power supply and generation. He said this on Tuesday during a visit to Electricity Generation Company (Egenco) diesel-powered generators at Mapanga in Blantyre and weed management plant at Kamuzu Barrage in Liwonde, Machinga. The two…

Rapper Penjani ‘gives’ Ufulu

 Blantyre-based Christian rapper, Penjani Mzumara, has released a new song, titled Ufulu. The song highlights Jesus Christ’s love on the Cross of Calvary. In the song, which features King D, Penjani sings about the love of Christ that saw him being crucified to redeem human kind from sin. He said the tune is for people…

Call us abstract records

New record house on the music scene They produce songs that awestruck hearts of both Gospel and secular music fans in the country. Samuel Bokosi and Samuel Chirambo of Abstract Records in Blantyre are the young and talented music producers who fit the definition of unsung heroes behind most classic tunes in the country. Their…

Walu brings tumbuka lyrics

He has sold about 650 copies of his debut album in two months at K5 000 each. This is the status of up-and-coming Afrobeat artist Walusungu Zulu’s Moyo project released in December 2018. His feat is rare even among established artists following a derailed model of selling music that made most of them become vendors.…

Council committed to  agro-based industrialisation

Blantyre district council has affirmed its commitment to support crop value addition efforts and link farmers to viable markets. The council’s chairperson, Jeremiah Jumbe, made the remarks on Wednesday during the opening of the First Blantyre Agriculture Fair held at Lunzu Community Centre Ground under the theme Value-addition and market access, key to agro-based industrialisation…

Saxess finds ‘Chikondi’

Gospel artist Saxess has released a song, Chikondi, in which he talks of God’s unconditional love towards the universe. The latest single featuring Mada Faziri dwells on praising heavenly powers for the blessings, salvation and protection bestowed on human beings. In an interview, Saxess, born Nehemiah Mazunda said he strives to praise God wholeheartedly as…

Join savings and investment clusters—Comsip

Balaka community development assistant, Alfred Ritchie, has called upon men to join community savings and investment promotion’s (Comsip) clusters for their improved livelihood. Ritchie made the remarks last week during a media visit to Gilevulo and Tilitonse Comsip Clusters in traditional authorities (T/As) Nsamala and Chanthunya, respectively, in the district after male members touted successes…

471 girls drop out of  school in Phalombe

Senior Chief Chiwalo’s area in Phalombe has witnessed 471 girls drop out of school this year from early pregnancies. This is in spite of the areas registering a 93 percent pass rate in 2017/18 Primary School Leaving Certificate Examinations (PSLCE). The revelations were made recently during an area development committee (ADC) meeting to address the…

Alimi otsogola amasamalira nthaka

  Chuma chili mu nthaka, komatu sichipezeka mu nthaka yosakazidwa. Kusasamala za chilengedwe monga mitengo kukupangitsa kuti nthaka iziguga. Izitu zikusautsa alimi chaka chilichonse potaya nthawi ndi ndalama zawo m’minda yokanika kupereka zipatso zoyenera. Ngakhale zili chonchi, alimi ena akusimba lokoma chifukwa minda yawo ili ndi mphamvu zogonera. M’modzi mwa alimiwa ndi Joseph Khoswe wa…

Kupherera ng’amba ndi Akalozera m’munda

  Alangizi a zaulimi apempha alimi m’dziko muno kuti azipanga akalozera kuti ateteze nthaka, komanso kusunga chinyontho kwa nthawi yaitali m’minda yawo. Madalitso Munthali, mlangizi wa mbewu ku Kaporo m’boma la Karonga, wauza Uchikumbe kuti mavuto odza ndi kusintha kwa nyengo atha kuchepa alimi ambiri atayamba kupanga akalozera m’minda mwawo. Mlangiziyu adati akalozera amathandiza alimi…

TB imakhudza ziwalo zonse

  Kusiyana ndi nthenda zina, nthenda ya chifuwa chachikulu ya TB imakhudza chiwalo china chilichonse, kupatula zikhadabo ndi tsitsi, watero woona za nthendayi ku unduna wa zaumoyo, James Mpunga. Iye adati izi zili chomwecho chifukwa tizilombo toyambitsa nthendayi totchedwa microbacterium timatha kulowa m’chiwalo china chilichonse cha thupi. “Ichi n’chifukwa chake zizindikiro zakenso zimakhala zochuluka. Mwachitsanzo,…

Atoht Manje drops Munthu

  The positive response that his previous songs Che Patuma, Tizipepeseko and Kunong’a received have inspired artist Atoht Manje to cement his position as the country’s renowned artist by releasing Munthu. This is another vernacular song produced by Moses Shumba at Moshu Records in Lilongwe. In an interview on Wednesday, Atoht Manje, born Elias Missi,…

Miss Malawi motivates girls on education

Miss Malawi 2018 Tionge Munthali has urged girls in the country to concentrate on education for sustainable development of their lives. Speaking on Tuesday during an awareness campaign meeting on evils of violating girls’ right to education at Chilayeni Primary School Ground in Nyambaro Village, Traditional Authority (T/A) Mkhumba in Phalombe, she said educating the…