ON REDUCTION OF FUEL PRICE-APM FOLLOWS CHILIMA INSTRUCTIONS

Government has revised fuel prices downwards by an average of 6percent, thanks to Vice President Saulos Chilima’s instructions. Chilima told government to revise fuel prices downwards to K800 per litre for petrol saying globally petrol prices are going down. In a statement yesterday Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (Mera) revised the price of petrol from K923.50 to K868 per litre, diseal from K949.50 to K874 and paraffin from K781.80 to K710.50. Chilima said at a Kuwala night event on December 15,2018 that government needs to revise the fuel prices downwards and…

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MUTHARIKA/DAUSI EMBROILED IN A SECRET DEAL

President Peter Mutharika and Minister of Homeland Security, Nicholas Dausi will be direct beneficiaries in a clandestine deal in which some Indian owned companies are claiming 53 billion kwacha from government over a non performing contract to supply Police uniforms signed five years ago. Yesterday, The Nation newspaper reported that African Commercial Agency and Reliance Trading are claiming 53 billion kwacha from government, which is five times more than the 9 billion kwacha contract amount they signed five years ago to supply uniforms to the Immigration Department. This comes despite…

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BILLY BANDA ‘BULL’ TALK

Malawians celebrate Chilembwe Day on 15th January in honour of Reverend John Chilembwe who fought against impunity from white settlers and colonial administration. History teaches us that the security officers who fired guns at Chilembwe and his colleagues were fellow Nyasaland Africans now Malawians operating to the dictates of the establishment. They killed one of their own whose mission was to liberate them. Narrow personal interests took precedence over wider national aspirations. Then came the one party self-rule during which Malawians were victimised and killed by an establishment headed by…

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A BLOOD THIRSTY DPP……..

We the Citizens of Malawi receive the above story about Winiko being terrorized with the greatest of dismay and disbelief that this is happening 26 years after discarding the one party MCP era This is an abomamination to our democracy and come 21 May 2019 Let all of us Kick DPP out of power to reclaim our democracy Let us also remember not to vote for any party that has ruled before and brought down the reign of terror and intimidation on Malawians The DPP is a Terrorist organization and…

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POLICE SHOULD ARREST BON KALINDO’S ATTACKERS

News that Honourable Member of Parliament and UTM Youth Director, Bon Kalindo, was beaten up and left for dead by suspected DPP Cadets this morning, is very unfortunate. The question we must ask ourselves is where do these DPP cadets get the guts and audacity to attack innocent people anyhow? The answer is simple. They are free to attack people because the police are complicit and biased. It is now clear that police impartiality is encouraging DPP cadets to committ more violence. Previously Jomo Osman a known DPP cadet from…

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APM FURIOUS WITH DPP TOP BRASS: ‘YOU LIED TO ME CHILIMA WAS WEAK’

There was drama at Sanjika palace on Monday (January 14) when a reportedly visibly angry President Peter Mutharika shouted at his party top brass, accusing them of lying to him that Vice President Saulos Chilima was politically weak therefore sidelining him would not trigger any political trouble. An impeccable source inside the corridors of the palace said Mutharika shouted at his political advisor Francis Mphepo, Chief of Staff Peter Mukhito and Director of Communications Dr. Bright Mollande for being responsible for the current fight back which Chilima has waged against…

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Reserve Bank Names And Shames Top Pension Defaulters – Government Institutions Top The List

Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) has named and shamed about 18 statutory corporations and councils have not been remitting their employees’ pension contributions as mandated by Pensions Act 2011 amounting to a cumulative K5.6 billion for close to six years now overnor for the central bank  Dalitso Kabambe, said in a statement made available to Nyasa Times, it is an offence not to remit pension contribution, citing Section 65 of Pensions Act (2011) which mandates the Registrar of Financial Institutions to take to court and punish every institution that fails to…

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MCP Leaders No Show At Chilembwe Day – DPP Cadets were seating near Chakwera Designated Seat

Opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has said its president Lazarus Chakwera and his running mate Mohammed Sidik Mia had to return “a kilometre away” from at Providence Industrial Mission (PIM) headquarters in Chiradzulu, where the  Chilembwe Day commemorations  were held, following a tip-off from the party’s intelligence team that he would not be safe there MCP secretary general Eisenhower Mkaka said Chakwera was invited to the event, held on Tuesday January 15 in memory of  Malawi’s principal Martyr Reverend John Chilembwe, but failed to attend the, citing a “volatile” environment…

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Malawi women football icon Tabitha Chawinga wins Chinese Player of the Year award

Malawi women football icon Tabitha Chawinga continues to  make a mark in the Chinese women’s top-flight  league as  she has been named 2018 Women Footballer of the Year in China Since her arrival in China from Sweden, the Malawi international has been an instant hit for Jiangsu Suning  club after she helped them to a Chinese Women Championship title and also emerged the topscorer . Chawinga sais she could not believe that she has won the player of the year award. “ I just thank the Almighty God for his blessings because…

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More Floods Predicted By Weather Department

The Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services (Met)has issued a fresh weather warning to kick in this week  with the possibility of more flooding The director of climate change and meteorological services Jolamu Nkhokwe, the floods will result from heavy rains that are expected to continue this week. “The country will continue to experience heavy rains due to storming of Congo airflow enhanced by heating during sunny intervals, and lifting of airflow over high ground,” said  Nkhokwe in a statement made available to Nyasa Times. “The downpour will likely…

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