UGI DONATES K10MILLION TO UNIMA TO FIGHT COVID-19 FIGHT

UGI DONATES K10MILLION TO UNIMA TO FIGHT COVID-19 FIGHT

Insurance giant United General Insurance (UGI) Friday donated K10 million to the University of Malawi (UNIMA) and its constituent colleges to help in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. Presenting the donation in Blantyre, UGI Chief Executive Officer Bywell Blair Chiwoni said since the first registered case of the novel coronavirus in the country in April […]

FDH MONEY BUREAU DONATES PPE ITEMS TO KIA POLICE

FDH MONEY BUREAU DONATES PPE ITEMS TO KIA POLICE

FDH Money Bureau, a subsidiary of FDH Financial Holdings Limited, Friday handed over Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) worth K3.6 Million to Police at Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) in Lilongwe to help in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. The items donated included 300 branded reflective vests, 300 masks and 150 sanitizers to protect Airport Police […]

CDEDI DARES LANDS MINISTER MSUKWA OVER IDLE LAND IN THYOLO

CDEDI DARES LANDS MINISTER MSUKWA OVER  IDLE LAND IN THYOLO

The Centre for Democracy and Economic Development Initiatives (CDEDI) has vowed to explore all legally available means to ensure that justice is served on the forgotten voices of the landless people in Thyolo and Mulanje districts. CDEDI Executive Director Sylvester Namiwa made the vow at the end of a brief meeting with Lands Minister Kenzie […]

NBM FINALLY ACQUIRES 51% CONTROLLING STAKE IN TZ BANK

NBM FINALLY ACQUIRES 51% CONTROLLING STAKE IN TZ BANK

By Mc Donald Chapalapata, a Contributor Listed National Bank of Malawi (NBM) plc has completed the acquisition of a 51% controlling stake in Akiba Commercial Bank plc (ACB) in Tanzania at a consideration of USD 7.31 million through a share subscription. NBM plc Chief Executive Officer Macfussy Kawawa expressed in an interview yesterday that the […]

CDEDI accuses Chakwera, Speaker of paralysing parliamentary committee meetings to dodge questions on the K6.2 billion loot

CDEDI accuses Chakwera, Speaker of paralysing parliamentary committee meetings to dodge questions on the K6.2 billion loot

The Centre for Democracy and Economic Development Initiatives (CDEDI) has accused President Lazarus Chakwera and Speaker of the National Assembly, Catherine Gotani-Hara, of paralysing parliamentary committee meetings to dodge questions on the K6.2 billion Covid-19 response funds, which is feared to have been looted. CDEDI executive director Sylvester Namiwa claims that their independent investigations revealed […]

CDEDI warns Chakwera on MEC Commissioners Kunje and Mathanga: Accuses the President and Speaker of conspiring to victimize the Commissioners

CDEDI warns Chakwera on MEC Commissioners Kunje and Mathanga: Accuses the President and Speaker of conspiring to victimize the Commissioners

A local human rights body, the Centre for Democracy and Economic Development Initiatives (CDEDI), has written President Lazarus Chakwera, cautioning the Head of State against ignoring the legal opinion of the Attorney General (AG) Dr. Chikosa Silungwe on the status of the embattled Commissioners of the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC), Jean Mathanga and Linda Kunje. […]

MCP HITS AT OWN LEADER: Govt positions not for Assemblies of God friends

MCP HITS AT OWN LEADER: Govt positions not for Assemblies of God friends

…Chakwera promotes young brother under mysterious circumstances Things are literally falling apart for President Lazarus Chakwera who is now being accused of favouritism and nepotism by his own Malawi Congress Party (MCP). Chakwera is under heavy fire from his own party for allegedly giving lucrative government positions to Malawi Assemblies of God Church Elders. In […]

BY-ELECTIONS FEVER FORCES CHAKWERA TO CONDOLE MIA FAMILY

BY-ELECTIONS FEVER FORCES CHAKWERA TO CONDOLE MIA FAMILY

President Lazarus Chakwera is a scared man. With mutiny brewing in his own party and impending by- elections in the Lower Shire, Chakwera had no choice but to dash off to Ngabu to pay last respects to his party’s financier the late Sidik Mia one month after his death. However, some sectors of the society […]