‘Ndinkafuna mkazi wamakhalidwe’

  Ronald Mwandama amene amakhala m’dera la Bangwe ku Blantyre adakhala zaka ziwiri wopanda wapambali atamwalira mkazi wake. Mu 2014 adapalana ubwenzi ndi Annie Kalambo yemwe amachokera m’mudzi mwa Sayiko, T/A Santhe m’boma la Kasungu, yemwe nayenso bambo wakunyumba adatsikira kuli chete. Ronald akuti adali akuwunguza mkazi woti amange naye banja kutsatira imfa ya mkazi…

Bangwe youths in leadership seminar

  Leaders of some youth groups under Bangwe Interdenominational Youth Organisation (BIY) were last Saturday drilled in leadership skills at Bangwe Living Waters Church. Speaking at the function, one of the facilitators of the training, Steve Kaliwo urged the youth leaders to do what God wants at all times. “Let God take charge. You are…

‘Imitate God’s character’

  Youths at Chilumba CCAP in Bangwe Township, Blantyre, have been urged to imitate God’s character if they are to enjoy their youthhood. The church’s session clerk Esnart Maseko made the call last Sunday during a luncheon Young Christians Association of Chilumba (YCAC) held to launch their activities for this year. “Weigh anything you are…

Is ‘spiritual father’ biblical?

  “Prophet Kamadzi (not real name) has helped me to be established in Jesus Christ, he is my ‘spiritual father’,” Kadotho (not real name) told a friend. The word ‘spiritual father’ is common among born-again Christians in the country. We are in an era when Christians look up to spiritual fathers or mothers for prayers,…

How to attain paradise?

  Waluta (not real name) believes he will be saved by grace. Adding that no matter how bad his sins are, God cannot destroy or punish what He (God) made in his own image. He told a friend, Mkhwiza (not real name). Mkhwiza shared the same idea with Waluta, bringing in the issue of the…

Pains of Chifuniro

At the age of five, Chifuniro lives in pain and can hardly walk. She is physically challenged, but her disability can be reversed. Our Correspondent TEMWA MHONE tells her story. Chifuniro of Wisiki Village, Traditional Authority (T/A) Machinjiri in Blantyre, could have been walking by today. She was born with both her feet facing backwards…

12 years for armed robbery

  Limbe Dalton Principal Residence Magistrate’s Court on November 3 sentenced Isaac Frank, 32, to 12 years imprisonment with hard labour for armed robbery, which is contrary to Section 301 of the Penal Code.   Limbe Police Station spokesperson, Pedzisai Zembeneko, said Frank and three accomplices on August 23 robbed K10 million ($17 182.14) from…

Auction, raffle draw in church

  The current economic problems have not spared churches where despite ambitious plans to develop God’s ministries, service collections do not just seem to meet the demands. This development prompts churches across the country and beyond to explore initiatives such as auctions and raffle draws to raise funds for their coffers. The other Sunday, a…

School dragged to court over land

  Village Head Kandaya of Blantyre has dragged Mpingwe Primary School to court over the land the school is constructing two teachers’ houses on. According to court documents The Nation has seen, Kandaya argues that the school has encroached his land. The land is behind the former Mpingwe Railways Clinic which is close to the…

Mwanza communities schooled in mining concessions

  Evangelical Association of Malawi (EAM) has urged communities in Mwanza to demand a community development agreement (CDA) and not a corporate social responsibility (CSR) agreement from prospective mining companies interested in Corundum-crystalline form of aluminium oxide with traces of iron in Thambani Mountain. EAM-Tonse Tipindule project officer Golden Mbaula-Phiri said this on September 23…