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Sunday, February 19, 2017

Passport scam: Congolese nationals exploit Chileka Airport

Two Congolese women are remanded at Chichiri Prison in Blantyre after their failed bid to fly out to Britain using forged passports and beating the security checks at Chileka International Airport...

10 questions on pumping water from L. Malawi

It has been reported in the newspapers and at Parliament that the Malawi Government is planning to pump water from Lake Malawi in Salima to supply domestic water to Lilongwe City...

Banks upbeat on positive results in 2016

The dark clouds hanging over the financial sector for greater part of 2016 seem to have lifted as the year closed business on December 31. This week, especially for those companies listed...

Malawi urged to farm more orange-fleshed potatoes

Malawi has been urged to commercialise farming of orange-fleshed sweet potatoes (OFSP) due to the tubers’ high nutritional values. Apart from being high in vitamin A critical for pregnant women and children,...

RBM discussing modalities to formalise parallel forex market

Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) has said modalities on how best to bring black market foreign exchange dealers into the formal market are still under discussion. The central bank and Financial Intelligence...

Tay Grin takes gender equality to schools

Pupils at Mtakataka CCAP Primary School in Dedza had a rare opportunity to interact with Tay Grin, one of Malawi’s top flying urban artists. As a champion for the UN Women’s HeForShe...

Parliament report damns Chaponda, Admarc

A joint committee of Parliament report on Admarc maize procurement from Zambia has called for investigations into the conduct of government officials among them Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development...

Piecemeal electoral reforms?

Malawi Electoral Support Network (Mesn) and Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) have resolved to introduce a biometric voter registration in preparation for 2019 Tripartite Elections. Parliamentary proceedings buoyed this decision by proposing...

Mutharika signs landmark ATI law

President Peter Mutharika has assented into law the eagerly awaited Access to Information (ATI) Bill and Financial Crimes Bill. The signing of the ATI is a landmark achievement for the...

Nankhumwa remains Leader of House

Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Kondwani Nankhumwa remains the interim Leader of House, until further notice, following protests from the opposition side of Parliament. On Monday, opposition members of Parliament...

APPLICATIONS

MAGGA says Gov’t lukewarm on fight against drug, substance abuse

Malawi Girl Guide Association (MAGGA) has retaliated that there is a need for cordial working relationship between government and other stakeholders who are in...