K5900 royalties from Cosoma demotivated me – Smacks Kayira | Malawi 24

K5900 royalties from Cosoma demotivated me – Smacks Kayira | Malawi 24

Afro music maestro Smacks Kayira has said he was discouraged by meagre royalties he got from Copyright Society of Malawi (Cosoma) earlier this year. Kayira received K5900 from Cosoma in royalties for three years. This is despite his songs enjoying massive airplay. Smack Kaira: demotivated Speaking in an interview with Malawi24, the Undipweteka hit maker […]

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MEC to host conference for SADC Electoral Commissions Forum | Malawi 24

MEC to host conference for SADC Electoral Commissions Forum | Malawi 24

The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) will next week host a conference for Electoral Commissions Forum for SADC countries (ECF SADC) in Blantyre. It was not immediately clear if MEC chairperson Justice Jane Ansah who is also ECF SADC president will attend the conference. Ansah: ECF SADC president In a statement on Friday, Ansah said the […]

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NRFA postpones Simso League games over demos | Malawi 24

NRFA postpones Simso League games over demos | Malawi 24

Northern Region Football Association (NRFA) has suspended all Simso League games for this weekend because of anti-Jane Ansah demonstrations. Baka City (in blue) of Karonga Fixture Secretary for the NRFA, Ollens Msonda, said there is tension in some districts following clashes between community members and the Malawi Defence Force during the demonstrations conducted on Wednesday […]

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NRFA postpones Simso League games over demos | Malawi 24

NRFA postpones Simso League games over demos | Malawi 24

Northern Region Football Association (NRFA) has suspended all Simso League games for this weekend because of anti-Jane Ansah demonstrations. Baka City (in blue) of Karonga Fixture Secretary for the NRFA, Ollens Msonda, said there is tension in some districts following clashes between community members and the Malawi Defence Force during the demonstrations conducted on Wednesday […]

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Supreme Court rejects Kaphale’s application to stop Anti-Ansah demos | Malawi 24

Supreme Court rejects Kaphale’s application to stop Anti-Ansah demos | Malawi 24

The Supreme Court of Appeal has today thrown out an application by the Attorney General to stop the Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) from conducting anti-Jane Ansah protests. Justice Lovemore Chikopa rejected AG Kalekeni Kaphale’s application Friday afternoon in Blantyre. Kaphale’s office made the application on Thursday, a day after HRDC conducted demonstrations demanding Ansah’s […]

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Malawi elections case adjourned to September 30 | Malawi 24

Malawi elections case adjourned to September 30 | Malawi 24

The Constitutional Court has adjourned the Malawi presidential elections case to September 30. Judge Healey Potani – one of the five judges hearing the case – said when the court resumes hearing will be done for three weeks. Chakwera (R) was cross-examined During today’s proceedings, Attorney General Kalekeni Kaphale who is representing Malawi Electoral Commission […]

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World Bank gives Malawi, Mozambique K42 billion | Malawi 24

World Bank gives Malawi, Mozambique K42 billion | Malawi 24

The World Bank has given Malawi and Mozambique U$57 million (about K42 billion) for the Mozambique-Malawi Regional Interconnector Project which will improve access to reliable electricity for Malawians. Out of the total amount, Malawi will get $15 million (about K11 billion). Phombeya substation: one of the projects under the funding The project will interconnect the […]

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Soldier whip protesters in Karonga | Malawi 24

Soldier whip protesters in Karonga | Malawi 24

Malawi Defence Force (MDF) soldiers on Thursday whipped protesters in Karonga after the demonstrators injured several soldiers. One of the injured soldiers The two incidents occurred during a vigil organized by the Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) at Karonga Roundabout. Protesters blocked the M1 road and when soldiers who were providing security tried to help […]

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Hospital administrator suspended for transporting cabbage using ambulance | Malawi 24

Hospital administrator suspended for transporting cabbage using ambulance | Malawi 24

A hospital administrator for Mangochi District Hospital has been suspended for transporting cabbage from Ntcheu to Mangochi using an ambulance. The ambulance was stopped by community members The Mangochi District Council has suspended the administrator John Phiri with pay after residents on Monday caught him using the ambulance to transport the vegetables. Banda’s suspension is […]

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