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Saturday, April 29, 2017

School girls on a prestigious US trip

Five girls from secondary schools in Zomba were all smiles as they boarded the plane to the United States of America for a three-week educational exchange under the Pan-African Youth Leadership...

Vera Songwe appointed Uneca executive secretary

United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres, has appointed Vera Songwe as United Nations Economic Commission (Uneca) executive secretary (ES). The Cameroonian economist and banking executive, who succeeds Carlos Lopes, is...

Power generation capacity up 20%—Egenco

  The Electricity Generation Company Malawi (Egenco) says hydropower generation has improved by 20 percent following the improvement in Lake Malawi water levels by 0.77 metres above sea level (masl).  According to the...

No sugar price hike—Illovo

  Illovo Sugar (Malawi) Limited has dismissed rumours that it has hiked sugar prices on grounds that the company is not producing enough sugar to meet the local demand. The company’s public relations...

Govt, MCP, synod spoil Robson Chirwa sendoff

  Representatives of government, Malawi Congress Party (MCP) and Livingstonia Synod yesterday spoiled the send-off church service for former Cabinet minister in the one-party State the late Robson Chirwa in Mzuzu. The three...

Joyce on fire in Vitality Netball League

  Just 48 hours after inspiring English club Manchester Thunder to a 66-58 triumph over Surrey Storm in the Vitality Netball Super League (VNSL) last weekend, Joyce Mvula was at...

Chidale makes the grade at Zim Open

  Malawi’s sole professional golfer Paul Chidale yesterday made the grade at the 2017 Zimbabwe Golf Open pre-qualifiers at the Royal Harare Golf Club. The three-handicapped golfer, who is making his...

Peter Mutharika warns cyber bullies

  President Peter Mutharika on Tuesday called on Malawians to use the social media responsibly, warning that those who use it to destroy others will be dealt with as the country now...

Political curse of M1

To many, ‘once bitten twice shy’ is a familiar saying. But it does not seem to apply to the Roads Authority (RA), which is in charge of the country’s vital roads. The stretch...

Synod unveils K21m emergency cash transfer

  Almost 300 households affected by last year’s dry spells in Karonga will receive cash from CCAP Synod of Livingstonia Development Department (Soldev). The emergency cash disbursement targets affected communities in...

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Fury as Sipho Makhabane’s live in concert cancelled at eleventh hour

Malawians who flocked to Bingu International Conference Centre (BICC) on Friday night left the venue in anger and disbelief after the much anticipated Sipho Makhabane’s...