Mzuzu residents to demonstrate on Thursday against Northern Region Water Board | Malawi 24

Mzuzu residents to demonstrate on Thursday against Northern Region Water Board | Malawi 24

Mzuzu residents will hold demonstrations Thursday to protest against the Northern Region Water Board (NRWB). This follows complaints by people in the city that the board has been overcharging them. According to the residents, NRWB customers who usually pay bills of up to K10,000 were suddenly being asked to pay bills ranging from K50,000 to […]

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Man arrested for attacking traffic officers | Malawi 24

Man arrested for attacking traffic officers | Malawi 24

Police in Blantyre have arrested a man aged 38 for manhandling traffic police officers. The incident occurred on Saturday at police junction within Chilomoni Township in the city. Blantyre Public Relations Officer Sub-Inspector Augustus Nkhwazi has identified the suspect as Trevor Mtepele. A screenshot from the video of the incident Nkhwazi said the traffic Police […]

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Nankhumwa sponsors trip to Lake Malawi for DPP women | Malawi 24

Nankhumwa sponsors trip to Lake Malawi for DPP women | Malawi 24

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Vice President for the South Kondwani Nankhumwa on Saturday took DPP women from 25 districts to the beaches of Lake Malawi in Mangochi for a retreat. DPP women at the lake DPP women being served The DPP governesses from the Southern Region’s 54 constituencies and DPP’s 25 political districts were also […]

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Govt concerned over destruction of forests in Malawi | Malawi 24

Govt concerned over destruction of forests in Malawi | Malawi 24

Government through the Ministry of Natural Resources has expressed concern over the destruction of forest reserves in the country by individuals with malicious motives. According to the ministry, the Viphya Plantation in Mzimba is the most at risk as over 1,000 hectares have so far been lost due to bushfires. Government concerned over destruction of […]

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4,846 tally sheets were approved by ghost users, witness tells court | Malawi 24

4,846 tally sheets were approved by ghost users, witness tells court | Malawi 24

The sixth witness for Dr. Lazarus Chakwera the presidential election case, Daud Suleman, has claimed that 4,846 out of 5002 tally sheets in the May 21 elections were approved by ghost users. Suleman told the Constitutional Court this morning that only 156 tally sheets were approved by humans and in the Malawi Electoral Commission’s system […]

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What Are the Sports of the Future in Malawi? | Malawi 24

What Are the Sports of the Future in Malawi? | Malawi 24

The most popular sports in Malawi have traditionally been football and netball, with field athletics also having good support. However, could the sports of the future be something different? What are the new sports that could become big hits here in the next few years? Basketball Since it was invented in the USA at the […]

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UK condemns violence in Malawi | Malawi 24

UK condemns violence in Malawi | Malawi 24

… Tells politicians to prepare followers for court outcome The United Kingdom has condemned acts of violence in Malawi and has urged political parties to prepare their followers for the outcome of the presidential elections case. Mathews: visited Malawi last week The Director for Africa from the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), Harriet Mathews, […]

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Talking Blues: Does God live here anymore? | Malawi 24

Talking Blues: Does God live here anymore? | Malawi 24

“Woman murdered, 7 houses damaged in Nkhata Bay”, “Religions in bloody fight”, “Christians, Muslims clash in Balaka” and “Muslims go on rampage in Mangochi, destroy beer places.” One of the damaged houses in Nkhatabay These are appalling headlines from Malawi, a country working hard to lose the ‘Warm Heart of Africa’ tag as it declines […]

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Woman hangs herself over cheating husband | Malawi 24

Woman hangs herself over cheating husband | Malawi 24

A 24-year-old woman in Kasungu district has committed suicide by hanging because of her husband’s alleged infidelity. This is according to Kasungu police publicist, Inspector Harry Namwaza, who said the incident happened on Friday night, November 8 at Msulira Primary School in the district. Namwaza identified the deceased as Faless Phiri. According to the police […]

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CSEC calls on govt to ensure access to education for children | Malawi 24

CSEC calls on govt to ensure access to education for children | Malawi 24

The Civil Society Education Coalition (CSEC) has called on government to make a policy on the issue of dressing code in schools saying some rules on dressing infringe on access on education. CSEC Chairperson Moses Busha made the remarks on the sidelines of the Coalition’s Annual general assembly which was held in Lilongwe on Saturday. […]

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