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Renowned politician and former international diplomat George Chaponda has authored a book The Struggle for Economic Independence and Development in Malawi  (1960-2015) which will launches virtually at Sunbird Mount Soche Hotel  this  Friday.

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Ombudsman Martha Chizuma on Thursday released a report titled  ‘Upholding Professionalism,’ an investigation that her  Office carried out into allegations of abuse of power and other acts of maladministration in the procedure  of procuring and engaging South African (SA) lawyers by the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) for the presidential election appeal case in which former Attorney […] The post Ansah, Muhara, Kaphale shamed in Ombudsman report: ‘Acted illegally’ on South Africa lawyers’ deal for Malawi elections case first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

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Ombudsman Martha Chizuma on Thursday released a report titled  ‘Upholding Professionalism,’ an investigation that her  Office carried out into allegations of abuse of power and other acts of maladministration in the procedure  of procuring and engaging South African (SA) lawyers by the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) for the presidential election appeal case in which former Attorney […] The post Ansah, Muhara, Kaphale shamed in Ombudsman report: ‘Acted illegally’ on South Africa lawyers’ deal on Malawi elections case first appeared on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.

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Vice President Saulos Chilima on Thursday appeared in parliament to answer questions relating to his Ministry of Economic Planning and Development and Public Sector Reforms where he shared the distinctive features that sets apart the new Malawi 2063 vision different from Vision 2020.

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Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (Macra)  has clarified  that  the  K120  annual subscription fees for all phone numbers will be covered by Licensees (service providers) and not subscribers.

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Women activists this morning thronged Lilongwe magistrates court premises where they booed and chanted anti-rapists songs against a stepfather who is alleged to have defiled his nine-year-old stepdaughter.

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Faith leaders in Malawi have launched a Joint Faith Community Response and Adaptation Framework (Covid19JFRAF), which will guide churches and faith groups on what they should do as they contribute towards national efforts to combat the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic.

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Teachers Union of Malawi (TUM) is today meeting all its district chairpersons nationwide before proceeding with discussions with government later. This follows the flop of the talks for covid-19 risk allowances with the government on Tuesday.

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Alliance for Democracy (Aford) member of parliament for Mzimba North Yeremiah Chihana has been sent out of parliament for generating the House into chaos after insisting that President Lazarus Chakwera must fire Secretary to the President (SPC) alleging that the SPC’s incompetence is making Vice President Saulos Chilima under perform as head of reforms.

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Scores of Malawians are at risk of being food insecure due to the impacts of the Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic, a situation which has triggered a call for policy consideration that builds the resilience of communities during such calamities and other climate change related chocks affecting food security.

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The Office of the Ombudsman is set to release a report from an investigation into how the pollster, the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC), ended up hiring a team of South African lawyers to represent it in the presidential election appeal case at the Supreme Court of Appeal.

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Faith leaders on Tuesday took the government to task for allegedly ambushing them on the rollout of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccine, accusing the Capital Hill of imposing ‘an already crafted script’ on them.

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Graft busting body, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) says it has cancelled the procurement process of face masks for Mwanza District Council. In a statement, ACB says this is due to flouting of procurement procedures.

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Both government and Teachers Union of Malawi (TUM) are tight-lipped on the outcome to end the teachers strike talks but a “win- win deal” is said to have been agreed.

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As rampant smuggling of different products threatens to cripple the local manufacturing industry, economics professor at the Polytechinic  —a constituent college of the Universityh of Malawi— Betchani Tchereni, has urged government to seriously consider strong measures that can help to curb the malpractice.

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Every year, on 3rd March, Malawians observe Martyrs Day. Whereas the day invokes sorrowful memories, it is the day we show respect for the magnanimous men and women who braved bullets, suffered imprisonment and all forms of humiliation during the fight for the freedoms and rights we enjoy today.

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This year’s Martyrs’ Day commemorationswhich falls on March 3 will not bring Malawians together in Nkhata-Bay as has always been the case because of the Covid-19 pandemic but President Lazarus Chakwera will address the nation, according to State House.

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Vice President Saulos Chilima on Tuesday joined various other high level speakers from Africa to virtually address an African Regional Forum on Sustainable Development being hosted by the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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The Freedom of Worship Association of Malawi (FOWAM) president Prophet David Mbewe has urged Rastafarians in Malawi to rally behind the government and the Ministry of Health as they roll out coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccine in few days time.

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The Centre for Democracy and Economic Development Initiatives (CDEDI) has yet again dared President Lazarus Chakwera, asking him to walk the talk on his promise to trim presidential powers and depoliticize the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB).

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On Tuesday morning, Member of Parliament for Mulanje Bale, Victor Musowa, threatened to boycott Parliament sitting and would only come back when students resume learning as  teachers are on strike, demanding government to give them Covid-19 risk allowances.

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Civil society organizations (CSOs) under the umbrella body – the National Anti-Corruption Alliance (NACA) have commended the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) and other anti-graft bodies for achieving the non-conviction based forfeiture order under the new Financial Crimes Act of 2017.

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Civil society organizations (CSOs) under the umbrella body – the National Anti-Corruption Alliance (NACA) have commended the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) and other anti-graft bodies for achieving the non-conviction based forfeiture order under the new Financial Crimes Act of 2017.

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Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Steve Kayuni has  said prosecution will  parade nine witnesses to prove their  case against former Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (Mera) chief executive officer Collins Magalasi, businessperson Dorothy Shonga-Nkhoma  alias ‘Cash Madam’ and two others who are answering fraud and money laundering charges.

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