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Road to 2019: Mama Abida Mia to energies MCP’s ‘Red Rose’ youths in Blantyre tomorrow

BLANTYRE—Barely two days after she interacted with University of Malawi’s Polytechnic Students right on their own campus, strategizing with them and giving them party materials ahead of the watershed 2019 elections, Mama Abida Mia, wife to Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Vice President Sidik Mia will tomorrow be meeting ‘Red Rose’ party youths in Blantyre to get them set and ready...

Mama Abida Mia urges Polytechnic students to support MCP

Mama Abida, wife to the southern region political giant Sidik Mia, yesterday Sunday had time to interact with the youths at University of Malawi's Polytechnic campus. It was a very enriching ceremony full of glamour and glitz. Mama Abida, as she us fondly called among the youths, was in Top Gear throughout the elegant atmosphere at Polytechnic. Her speech was a...

Philanthropist Sidik Mia takes Ta~alim Moslem sisters in Lilongwe by surprise; donates 1 million kwacha

Ta~alim Moslem sister, a grouping of charitable Muslim women abruptly found themselves hosting Philanthropist-cum-Malawi Congress Party Vice President, Sidik Mia at their base in Area 24, Lilongwe on Saturday. Mia visited the place to appreciate the work of the Moslem sisters. The progressive Muslim women gave Alhadji Muhammad Sidik Mia a tour of their campus where they have built a...

Chilima’s Transformation Movement’s launch Saturday

BLANTYRE—United Transformation Movement (UTM), a brain child of Vice President of the Republic of Malawi Saulos Klaus Chilima, will be officially launched on Saturday at Masintha ground in Lilongwe. The movement is a breakaway from the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) which started as Chilima movement, a faction which was agitating for Chilima presidency in the party. In an interview with Zodiak,...

Wanderers, Namiwawa fight for Precious Sambani

The battle line has been drawn between Mighty Be Forward Wanderers and Namiwawa FC over talented Precious Sambani following Wanderers’ failure to fulfil contract agreement. The wrangle has left Sambani, who also play for national team, out of action for a month now. While Wanderers have claimed that the defender will resume training this week, Namiwawa, who own the player, insist...

Malawi Development Bank to open this year—Finance minister Gondwe

Finance Minister, Goodall Gondwe, has said government plans to open the long awaited Malawi Development Bank before the end of this year. Malawians have for many years been waiting for the coming of the development bank, which would facilitate long-term local and international investment. Gondwe was, however, non-committal on when Capital Hill intends to set up an agricultural bank to spearhead...

Minister Henry Mussa opens K35 million Champhira tomato sauce and jam factory

Government said it is committed to promoting cooperatives and small scale businesses as a way of fighting unemployment and poverty in the country. Minister of Trade, Industry and Tourism, Henry Mussa said this Saturday when he officially opened a K35 million Champhira tomato sauce and jam factory at Jenda in Mzimba. He said that “we do not have enough industries in...

Review of the Supreme Court of Appeal Act commences  

Lilongwe, July 10, Mana: The Special Law Commission on the review of the Supreme Court of Appeal Act on Monday started preliminary consultative meetings on the review of the Act with a call for involved stakeholders to positively contribute on the same. The review process aims at aligning the 1964 Act with the 1994 Constitution of Malawi. This comes against the...

Writer Kampondeni offers Gospel Kazako free refresher course; stop treating powerful politicians with kid gloves

Having listened to the Malawi Vice President Saulos Chilima interview on Zodiak, I see an elephant in the room that is worth pointing out and that nobody is addressing: Gospel Kazako treats the powerful politicians and government officials he interviews with kid gloves. He did that with the president in December and has done it again with the Vice President...

Malawi Police hunt for 12-year-old albino remains

A step father to a 12-year-old boy with albinism who went missing last week has revealed to Police where he buried the remains of the child, police disclosed on Tuesday. “We are currently on our way to Phalombe to go and exhume the body,” a police source close to the investigations disclosed. Joseph Kachingwe went missing on July 6, 2018 after...