Thu, 18 Apr 2024 04:50:25 GMT
I Won't Tolerate Laziness, Disgruntlement in Public Service, Says Chakwera
[Nyasa Times] President Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera has spoken strongly against laziness and disgruntlement among civil servants, warning that his government will not tolerate these tendencies.

Wed, 17 Apr 2024 10:07:38 GMT
Mkandawire Highlights Crucial Role Youths Play in Transforming Digital Space
[Nyasa Times] Minister of Youth and Sports Uchizi Mkandawire has highlighted the crucial role young people play in transforming digital landscape in the country.

Wed, 17 Apr 2024 10:07:08 GMT
Atupele Talks Tough, Says He Is Contesting Again to Remove Chakwera From Power - 'Malawi Need Hope and Stability'
[Nyasa Times] United Democratic Front (UDF) presidential aspirant Atupele Muluzi has revealed that he has decided to contest again because President Lazarus Chakwera's administration has failed to meet the needs of Malawians.

Wed, 17 Apr 2024 04:47:41 GMT
Tanzania-Malawi Diplomatic Tensions Rise Over $30m Port Project
[Business Day Africa] Tanzania and Malawi are on the brink of a diplomatic standoff following Dodoma's decision to commence the upgrade of Mbamba Bay Port, situated on the shores of Lake Malawi.

Wed, 17 Apr 2024 04:50:54 GMT
Malawi's President Moves in to Stop Tobacco Smuggling
[VOA] Blantyre, Malawi -- Malawi's President Lazarus Chakwera has ordered police to tighten border security to control tobacco smugglers who sell the crop to neighboring countries for better prices. However, analysts and some farmers say tobacco smug...

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 04:59:43 GMT
Malawian Journalist Macmillan Mhone Facing False News, Extortion Charges
[CPJ] Lusaka -- Malawian authorities should drop all legal proceedings against Nation Publications Limited journalist Macmillan Mhone, who is accused of cyber spamming, publishing false news, and extortion, and ensure that journalists can work withou...

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 12:01:51 GMT
Exit Technobrain Enter E-Tech Systems As New Passport System Supplier to Malawi
[Nyasa Times] The days of TechnoBrain have finally come to an end. Welcome on-board E-Tech Systems--a local information and communications technology (ICT) firm--which Malawi government has engaged as the new passport system supplier to address the p...

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 17:05:36 GMT
'Incentivize Agriculture to Stop Youth Migration'
[Nyasa Times] Dozens of energetic and productive Malawian youths are migrating to South Africa and Tanzania every year to seek employment and other economic opportunities.

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 17:05:32 GMT
APM Goes Full Force With Campaign - Tightens Grip On Eastern Region
[Nyasa Times] Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) President Professor Peter Mutharika who is also former state President of the country errands in the eastern region continues to excites alot of people in the region.

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 06:48:54 GMT
Unlocking Malawi's Trade Barriers Through One-Stop Border Posts
[World Bank] The Dedza border post, situated between Malawi and Mozambique, is a busy place. On average, more than 80 trucks are cleared daily, carrying shop merchandise from South Africa to Malawi including fertilizers for Malawi's agriculture secto...

Wed, 10 Apr 2024 10:57:58 GMT
Malawi Police Arrest Journalist Over Fraud Story
[VOA] Blantyre -- Police in Malawi have arrested a newspaper journalist over an online story published last year exposing fraudulent activities involving a corruption suspect charged with conspiracy to defraud the Malawi government.

Tue, 09 Apr 2024 16:12:52 GMT
Govt in Negotiation With Misa Malawi Over the Arrest of NPL Journalist
[Nyasa Times] Minister of Information and Digitalisation Moses Kunkuyu says government is discussing with the Media Institute of Southern Africa Malawi Chapter to see how they can intervene in the arrest of Nation Publications Limited's journalist Ma...

Tue, 09 Apr 2024 10:19:50 GMT
Water Rise Levels in Mangochi Worry Health Authorities
[Nyasa Times] Health authorities in Mangochi are worried with the unprecedented water rise levels which they fear could trigger water borne diseases.

Tue, 09 Apr 2024 06:47:21 GMT
It's Over! Govt Rejects Chizuma's Application for Contract Renewal
[Nyasa Times] Government has rejected an application from the embattled Director General (DG) of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), Ms Martha Chizuma, for the renewal of her contract, Nyasa Times understands.

Mon, 08 Apr 2024 14:44:47 GMT
Have You Ever Suffered Intimate Partner Abuse? We Asked Girls in Malawi and 40 Percent Said Yes
[The Conversation Africa] Intimate partner violence starts early.

Mon, 08 Apr 2024 08:12:45 GMT
Media Practitioners Key in Fighting Myths, Misinformation Surrounding Health Emergencies
[Nyasa Times] The Ministry of Health has appealed to media practitioners to be in the forefront in the fight against myths and misinformation surrounding public health emergencies in Malawi.

Mon, 08 Apr 2024 08:12:23 GMT
Police Arrests Sellers of 'Ambuye Tengeni' Alcohol That Has Killed 4 People in Blantyre
[Nyasa Times] Police say they have swung into operation to arrest those selling an illicit liquor called "ambuye tengeni" in the southern region which has killed five people in Blantyre on Saturday.

Fri, 05 Apr 2024 13:04:51 GMT
Global Deployment of Rapid Diagnostic Tests to Boost Fight Against Cholera
[GAVI] Geneva/New York -- More than 1.2 million cholera rapid diagnostic tests will be shipped to 14 countries in largest-ever global deployment, with the first shipment landing today in Malawi. This first official deployment of tests through Gavi, t...

Fri, 05 Apr 2024 13:10:06 GMT
Atupele Muluzi Raises Red Flag Over Bon Kalindo Arrests, Re-Arrests
[Nyasa Times] United Democratic Front (UDF) aspiring candidate Atupele Muluzi has raised a red flag to international human rights activists over arrests and re-arrests of comedian turned rights activist Bon Kalindo.

Fri, 05 Apr 2024 12:53:26 GMT
Save the Children Hands Over Mk800m Worth of Assets to Partners in Screp Programme
[Nyasa Times] Save the Children Malawi has handed over motor vehicles and office furniture and equipment to government agencies and non-governmental organizations, which participated in the implementation of SCREP Programme.

Wed, 03 Apr 2024 06:13:17 GMT
Govt Maintains Its Stand Not to Hike Electricity Tariffs
[Nyasa Times] The Ministry of Energy has sustained a suspension of a 40.9 percent electricity tariff adjustment.

Tue, 02 Apr 2024 12:13:12 GMT
High Court Rebuffs VP Chilima's Defense Team in Corruption Case
[Nyasa Times] The High Court in Lilongwe has today ruled that it is premature for the defence in Vice President Saulos Chilima's corruption case to seek some of the disclosures from the State at this stage of the case and has also agreed with the Mal...

Wed, 03 Apr 2024 06:03:09 GMT
WFP Urges Global Support As Malawi Faces Looming Food Crisis Triggered By El Niño
[WFP] Lilongwe -- The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is appealing for urgent resources to deliver life-saving food assistance to two million people reeling from the devastating impacts of drought, exacerbated by the effects of El Niño...

Wed, 03 Apr 2024 06:13:17 GMT
Cervical Cancer Claimed 51.5 Per 100,000 Women in 2023, Chiponda Calls for Concerted Efforts to Eliminate It
[Nyasa Times] Malawi lost 51.5 per 100, 000 women to cervical cancer in 2023 alone, placing the disease among the most dangerous health burdens in the country.

Fri, 29 Mar 2024 14:46:43 GMT
Chakwera Hosts US Senators - Hails Strong and Enduring US-Malawi Partnership During Talks
[Nyasa Times] President Lazarus Chakwera has praised the enduring alliance between Malawi and the United States during bilateral discussions with members of the USA Congress consisting of five Senators, on Wednesday.

Fri, 29 Mar 2024 14:46:45 GMT
DPP MP Lipipa Reiterates His Reservation With 2024/25 Budget - 'Its Populist but Unrealistic.'
[Nyasa Times] DPP MP for Blantyre City South Noel Lipipa has reiterated his earlier stand on the 2024-2025 budget estimates emphasizing that the financial plan delivered by the Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Hon. Simplex Chithyola Banda, M...

Fri, 29 Mar 2024 14:46:44 GMT
Govt Commends Nice for Promoting Wash At the Grassroots
[Nyasa Times] The Minister of Health Khumbize Kandodo Chiponda has commended National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) for taking an active role in raising awareness and promoting water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services at the grassroots l...

Fri, 29 Mar 2024 14:46:44 GMT
Cannabis Bill Pass, DPP Boycott Deliberations
[Nyasa Times] Parliament passed a Cannabis Regulations Amendment Bill on Thursday which seeks to authorize the cultivation and production of local variety also known as Chamba.

Fri, 29 Mar 2024 14:46:43 GMT
Associations Taking Enviable Strides in Enhancing Wildlife Conservation
[Nyasa Times] Resolute in helping conserve Kasungu National Park, Kasungu Wildlife Conservation for Community Development Association (KAWICCODA) is implementing a MK300 million project, seeking to enhance food and income securities of the people aro...

Fri, 29 Mar 2024 14:46:39 GMT
How Afrobarometer Misses Facts About Political Realities On the Ground
[Nyasa Times] Using the recent by-election held in Karonga, our political expert Joshua Mweneko, uses how MCP and DPP have been faring in Karonga since 2014 and questions how Afrobarometer generate its facts.