MDF soldier shot dead hours after killing fellow soldiers | Malawi 24

Expert calls for mental health facility at MDF | Malawi 24

A mental health expert has underlined the importance of a psychiatrist at the Malawi Defence Force (MDF) following the murder of two soldiers by a fellow soldier in Ntcheu. Earlier this month, Corporal Robert Banya murdered his fellow soldiers and was later killed by a team that was deployed to apprehend him. Banya: killed fellow […]

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TUM tells teachers to stop doing business during work hours | Malawi 24

TUM tells teachers to stop doing business during work hours | Malawi 24

Teachers Union of Malawi (TUM) has warned teachers against conducting business during normal teaching hours, saying the practice is against principles of the teaching profession. TUM General Secretary, Charles Kumchenga, said in an interview on Thursday that the union is aware of a tendency by some teachers who sell items to learners during teaching and […]

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15 girls rescued from child marriages in Salima | Malawi 24

15 girls rescued from child marriages in Salima | Malawi 24

Fifteen girls from Traditional Authorities Khombedza and Mwanza in Salima have been rescued from child marriages after implementation of community by-laws in the areas. The girls were rescued through Centre for Youth Empowerment and Civic Education (CYECE) under its Project Support for the Action for the Most Marginalized Children in Education. Khombedza and Mwanza are […]

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TAMA warns farmers against tobacco overproduction | Malawi 24

TAMA warns farmers against tobacco overproduction | Malawi 24

The Tobacco Association of Malawi (TAMA) says it expects tobacco farmers to produce 161 million kilogrammes of the crop during in the 2019/20 growing season and has warned farmers against overproduction. Speaking during the Press briefing recently at Tama house in Lilongwe, TAMA president Abel Masache Banda who is also President of International Tobacco Growers […]

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Joseph Mwale elected Nyika Media Club chair | Malawi 24

Joseph Mwale elected Nyika Media Club chair | Malawi 24

Nyika Media Club on Saturday elected a new executive committee with Nation Publications’ Joseph Mwale being elected chairperson of the club. Joseph Mwale defeated Elton Mhango. In an interview after the elections, Mwale said he was happy and he will work hard to take Nyika Media club to another level. “My first task is to […]

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Malawians rescued from Chinese owned ‘horror factory’ in South Africa | Malawi 24

Malawians rescued from Chinese owned ‘horror factory’ in South Africa | Malawi 24

The South African Police Service (SAPS) and the Hawks Unit have busted a Chinese factory involved in the trafficking of Malawians and subjecting them to forced labour. The operation which also involved the Department of Employment and Labour inspectors in Gauteng was carried out on Tuesday (12 November 2019) at the premises of a company […]

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Lilongwe Water Board seeks K382 billion for projects | Malawi 24

Lilongwe Water Board seeks K382 billion for projects | Malawi 24

The Lilongwe Water Board (LWB) seeks to raise US$515 Million (about K382 billion) to implement projects that will improve water supply in Lilongwe City. LWB has developed an ambitious Investment Plan covering a period up to 2045 called the Lilongwe Water Program (LWP) in response to the projected rapid growth in water demand. The purpose […]

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Talking Blues: Chakwera plus Chilima minus egos and greed equals….? | Malawi 24

Talking Blues: Chakwera plus Chilima minus egos and greed equals….? | Malawi 24

First, let’s commend ourselves for resisting the strong temptation to comment on the proceedings of the ongoing case in the Constitutional Court where Malawi Congress Party (MCP)’s Lazarus Chakwera and United Transformation Movement (UTM)’s Saulos Chilima are forcefully challenging the results of the May 21 elections in which the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) announced Democratic […]

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Will Prophet Bushiri die this December? Prophet Passion Java, Major 1 fight resurfaces | Malawi 24

Will Prophet Bushiri die this December? Prophet Passion Java, Major 1 fight resurfaces | Malawi 24

…Prophet Bushiri lied that I have paid criminals and he has apologised – Java  …There are people who are planning my downfall. They have given people money to shoot me in December but it will not happen – Bushiri Prophet Passion Java’s prophecy that Prophet Shepherd Bushiri will die this December has landed him in […]

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