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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Bullets, 8 others fail to make the grade

  At least nine Super League clubs, including giants Nyasa Big Bullets and champions Kamuzu Barracks (KB), have failed to obtain licences for participation in the 2017 season after falling short of...

US funds 11 HIV and Aids-related small grants MERCY MALIKWA

  United States of America (USA) Ambassador Virginia Palmer has presented K98.5 million worth of grants to 11 organisations working in eight districts in Malawi through the US Ambassador’s Pepfar...

Chanco staff told off, strike to go ahead

  The University of Malawi (Unima) has dismissed demands by Chancellor College (Chanco) academic staff for harmonisation of pay with their counterparts at College of Medicine (CoM) as lacking basis. Unima’s position has...

Politicians least trusted—survey

  Malawians trust the clergy and traditional leaders more than they trust politicians at various levels, including the President, a survey has revealed. Findings of a survey titled The Paradox of Traditional Leadership...

C2K are Deekay Darts champs

Lailongwe-based C2K Darts Club rose above their expectation to win the inaugural K600 000 Deekay Suppliers National Darts Championship with a 20-14 beating of Poly CEC in the finals...

Herbalist arrested for abduction

Police in Machinga have arrested Victor Mtuwa, a Liwonde based herbalist, who was the centre of attention following the mysterious missing of a 21-year-old school girl last week. Mtuwa, 50, was arrested...

Gondwe hopeful on IMF assessment

Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development Goodall Gondwe says he is optimistic that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) assessment of the country’s economic performance expected this week will...

MCP presses for electoral reforms

Malawi Congress Party (MCP) president Lazarus Chakwera yesterday emphasised the importance of Parliament debating and passing proposed electoral reforms in the forthcoming 2019 General Elections. Chakwera, who is also Leader of Opposition...

Tobacco players want vat on lime scrapped

Players in the tobacco industry have asked government to remove value added tax (VAT) on agricultural lime if growers are to benefit from the leaf. Tobacco growers whose soil has low power...

Rising child labour cases worry Goodall

Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development Goodall Gondwe yesterday said he is worried that Malawi continues to register a rise in the number of children found doing hazardous...

APPLICATIONS

Bamusi ‘sorry’ to Mulanje people after Chaponda gets rude awakening

Government and the self-branded Citizens for the Protection of Mulanje Mountain (CPM) have agreed to start afresh in discussions on the Blantyre Water Board...