Minister pledges zero corruption in land deals

Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development Symon Vuwa-Kaunda has assured Malawians of transparency and accountability in allocation of plots in Blantyre. The minister made the remarks on Wednesday during an inspection of 20 commercial and 150 residential developed plots at Wenela and Chigumula sites, respectively, in the city. He said anyone involved in dubious…

Group for community participation in investments

Large-Scale Land-based Investments (LSLBI) platform in Malawi has recommended a community demand-driven approach in large-scale investments for socio-economic development of communities. Speaking in Chikwawa on Thursday during a visit to Phata Cane Growers Cooperatives to appreciate guidelines that lead to successful operations, LSLBI national engagement strategy facilitator Kate Chibwana advised community members to lead in…

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…