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Solved—why do boys and girls go astray?

Often times we hear heart breaking stories of boys and girls, teenage marriages—a boy has impregnated a girl and have been forced to cohabit, a boy in his cups has been ironed by a fast moving car, a boy has gone jungle after sniffing high quality Nkhotakota-marijuana, a daughter to the pastor has escaped home for Victoria hotel with...

Talking Blues: DPP now an endangered species

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) parliamentarians were supposed to go to town on President Lazarus Chakwera during the Presidential Question Time organized under Section 89(4) of the Constitution. Chakwera was supposed to be the hunted and DPP the hunter. From Chakwera’s first jab, however, it was clear that DPP had come woefully unprepared. By the time Chakwera had fully taken matters into his...

Abida Mia donates sewing machines in Mulanje women empowerment drive

Deputy Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development who is also a member of Parliament for Chikwawa Nkombedzi Constituency, Abida Sidik Mia, said that the inclusion of women in the current 'Tonse Alliance' cabinet by about  38 percent is a clear indication that the Malawi President Dr Lazarus Chakwera is seriously determined to promote women in the country. The Deputy...

Kazembe escorts Mangochi top Chiefs in paying courtesy call to Malawi Pres. Chakwera

The face of Malawi Congress Party (MCP) in the eastern region, Gerald Kazembe, whose party is headed by Malawi President Dr Lazarus Chakwera, escorted all Senior Chiefs and Traditional Authorities from Mangochi to pay a courtesy call to the new Malawi leader yesterday. A picture circulating on the social media is showing Kazembe and the top Mangochi Chiefs with the...

Abida Mia tours China’s Grand Business Park project in Lilongwe

Deputy Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Abida Sidik Mia, on Tuesday inspected a construction project dubbed “Grand Business Park” along the by-pass road in the capital Lilongwe. The project is being championed by a Chinese Investor operating under the “China—Lilongwe Grand Holding Corporation Limited” legal name. Arriving at exactly 3 afternoon, straight from Parliament where she was attending...

Malawi Leader of opposition Nankhumwa’s response to Chakwera’s SONA

MY RESPONSE TO STATE OF NATION ADDRESS (SONA) ,MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2020 Madam Speaker, Honourable Members of the House, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, I stand here to formally respond to the State of the Nation Address whose theme was RESTORING WARMTH TO THE HEART OF AFRICA, delivered on Friday, September 4, 2020 by His Excellency, President Dr.  Lazarus Chakwera. Most profoundly, I wish...

Abida Mia excites girls; donates school bags ahead of school re-opening

The statistics of young girls being impregnated and getting married due to closure of schools by the government in order to contain the spread of the Chinese originated Covid19 virus are alarming in the country. The situation, just like it has hit most if not all districts in the country, has also not spared Chikwawa Nkombedzi Constituency where at...

Chartered institute of logistics & transport set to roll out online learning in Malawi

The Chartered Institute of logistics and Transport (CILT)—Malawi Branch— a charitable institution whose objects is to promote, encourage and coordinate the study and advancement of science and art of transport and to provide a source of authoritative views on logistics and transport for communication to government and the community is set to roll-out online learning to allow prospective students...

Good news! Best contraception orders by September

The Novel Coronavirus has brought unprecedented impacts on Malawi and world at large. For instance; we have seen it shaking the world’s best economies to a point of bankruptcy, we have seen it raping the world’s best health systems to a point of exhaustion, we have seen it partially and in extreme cases fully closing down churches to a...

Mia effect in lower states as independent MPs join MCP

In a clear response to the shift in the balance of power from the erstwhile ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to Malawi Congress Party (MCP) under Tonse Alliance banner, two Independent Members of Parliament in the Shire Valley have decided to join the Malawi Congress Party (MCP), thanks to the lower states’ political baron, Mohammed Sidik Mia, who appears...

If I were to meet the Dual Chakwera and SKC

If I had a chance to meet the youthful, Dual, I would bring to his attention the very well know facts of why innovation is a challenge in Malawi. I would ask them if they are aware that a young boy who invented a radio station for his community. His people loved him, and the community was happy to have...