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Saturday, April 29, 2017

Govt to stop paying ‘defiant’ diplomats

In a bid to push compliance to a recall order, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation says it will stop paying remuneration to diplomats clinging to their posts despite a...

UK minister in Malawi to assess humanitarian situation

United Kingdom (UK) Minister for the Department for International Development (DfID) James Wharton is in Malawi to assess the impact of the food insecurity which has left 6.5 million people hunger...

Teachers challenged to deliver with available resources

Government has challenged teachers and education managers to innovate and deliver quality education using available resources.Minister of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) Emmanuel Fabiano was speaking last Friday when he officially...

Private media takes on APM

Private media owners have threatened to boycott press conferences organised by State House and hand President Peter Mutharika and his Cabinet ministers a news blackout unless press freedom is guaranteed.The threat...

Hotel grading improving service delivery—experts

 Local tourism experts have commended the hotel grading system initiated by the Malawi government in 2010, saying it has contributed to improvement in service delivery in the hospitality sector.The grading system...

Corruption may cost Malawi future MCC funding

Malawi risks losing out on the next round of funding from the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) because of slow progress to seal loopholes in public finance management and prosecution of Cashgate...

Phalombe discusses primary justice exit strategy

 Phalombe District Council and its stakeholders on Friday discussed the exit strategy for a primary justice project implemented by the Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP) since 2008.The project, which...

LL District Council hails partners for classrooms

 Lilongwe District Council says shortage of classrooms in primary schools within its jurisdiction is gradually ending, thanks to efforts by stakeholders.Council chairperson Samson Chaziya said this when Good Neighbours International handed...

Chinseu, Pereira excel in NBS Bank Golf

 Godwin Chinseu and Jolene Bapu-Pereira made their presence felt at Country Club Limbe (CCL) on Saturday following their victories in the penultimate contest of the 2016 NBS Bank Monthly Mug.The two...

ACB boss admits shortcomings

Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Deputy Director Reyneck Matemba has said the public’s mistrust in the graftbusting body is well-deserved due to its shortcomings and weaknesses.Speaking during the launch of a Fraud and...

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