Cashgate convict Tapiwa Ng’oma Relased on Bail – heavily pregnant

Judge Charles Mkandawire of the High Court in Lilongwe has granted  bail to one of the K201 million Cashgate convicts, Tapiwa Ng’oma,  while waiting her sentencing, on the grounds that she is heavily pregnant and cannot stand  degrading and  inhumane conditions  at prison. Ng’oma and 10 others were convicted last Thursday as reported by Nyasa Times after being found guilty of  conspiracy to defraud government, money laundering and theft of  the K201 million which happened in 2011. Her lawyer Innocent Kalua asked for court to release her on bail until sentencing.…

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Chilima attends Nkomano wa Maseko Ngoni – Ngoni Wenini weni Satutumuka

Vice President Saulos Chilima on Sunday attended the Nkomano wa Maseko Ngoni called by Inkosi Gomani V at his headquarters at Lizulu in Ntcheu. Chilima, who is also an Impi (adviser) to Inkosi Gomani, the supreme leader of the Maseko Ngonis in the country, was at one point seen sitting on the floor together with his wife Mary. Both were in traditional Ngoni regalia. “He knows his place within the cultural set up. To think that he is the State Vice President and is sitting on the floor just shows…

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Bishop Msusa Takes A Dig at Malawi’s Intelligence Body for Failing to Detect Alibino Bones market

His Grace Bishop Thomas Luke Msusa of Catholic Church in Malawi  has taken a swipe at state intelligence body for failing to detect a market for bones of people with albinism which has ignited a wave of ritual murders  of the people Msusa said this at Luchenza in Thyolo when Catholic Women Association planted trees with funding from the National Bank of Malawi. “The intelligence officers and the police could have identified the market for the bones in order to end the killings of the people with albinism,” said His…

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Chilima off to America for ‘private engagements’:

Vice-President Saulos Chilima, left for  United States of America according to a press statement issued by Special assistant to the Vice-President on economic affairs Milward Tobias He said the Vice President arrives back home on January 24  through Kamuzu International Airport. In October 2018, Chilima also made foreign trips to the United Kingdom, Nigeria and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, a development which drew State House anger. In December, Chilima went to  Abuja, Nigeria to attend a high-level meeting on mitigating disruptive applications of information and communication technology (ICT)…

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Walls falls on baby in Balaka As 2 are killed in Mangochi after house collapses

A two year old baby has died in Balaka after a house which she was sleeping in fall due to a hailstorm that occurred in the area Friday evening. Balaka District had for the past five days been receiving excessive rains accompanied by wind. In an interview with the mother of the deceased baby, Dorothy Mauwa, 28, identified the deceased as Emmanuella Bwekere and said it all happened Friday around 10 pm when it was raining heavily. She said: ” I used to stay with my mother and sisters as a family,…

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DPP Led Government Unadvisable

Malawi Congress Party (MCP) president Lazarus Chakwera has said he had the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) led administration never took his advice on several issues including corruption Chakwera said this on Saturday at Kasiya in his Lilongwe north-west constituency saying this current regime is intolerant. “ The DPP government ignored all my advice on several issues including corruption. This has been a very difficult government to handle in my capacity as Leader of Opposition,” said the MCP torchbearer in the May 21 Tripartite elections. He said the main problem with…

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Aford Not In An Alliance With PP ”Its fake and cheap propaganda” – Chihana.

Embattled Alliance for Democracy (Aford) president Enock Chihana has disowned a statement circulating on social media portraying that Chihana had settled for PP for an alliance, saying it is  “fake and cheap propaganda.” Social media was awash with a press statement from the AFRORD president stating that he has settled to form an alliance with Joyce Banda’s Peoples party due to lack of funds and structural issues. The alleged statement also said he has K36 million to sponsor. However Peoples Party leader visited Chihana at his Rumphi Central residence but…

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FDH Bank Branches Reaches 52 -Adds One More Bwaila

FDH Bank has unveiled the new Bwaila Service Centre located at Old Town in Lilongwe to bring the number of its service centres across the country to 52. According to FDH Bank Public Relations Officer Lorraine Lusinje, the opening of the Bwaila Service Centre is part of the bank’s financial inclusion drive. She said the bank observed that customers faced the inconvenience of travelling from old town across the river to get to the nearest service centre located in Area 3. “The bank embarked on an expansion project aimed at…

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Zimbabwe Unions to Strike as Fuel Prices More Than Double

(Bloomberg) — Zimbabwe’s powerful labor-union confederation called for a national strike starting at midnight after the government more than doubled fuel prices to among the highest in the world. The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions, which represents most labor unions in the southern African nation, issued the call Sunday, a day after the government boosted prices of gasoline to $3.11 a liter from $1.34 and diesel to $3.21 a liter from $1.49. The hike caps a week in a deepening currency crisis, with the head of the main industry body…

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Jafali Chande Back

Mighty Be Forward Wanderers Chairman Gift Mkandawire has revealed that controversial striker Jafali Chande still has a running contract with the Lali Lubani side and has also hinted that the club is considering holding talks with the player about his future. Mkandawire said just like any other Nomads player, the club will have discussions with Chande in the ongoing player contract review process. Chande left Wanderers late last year for the second time following some alleged disagreements with the club officials. At first, it was reported that Wanderers officials followed…

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