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Lessons Malawi Can Learnt From Recent Presidential Elections in Africa

[Nyasa Times] Kenya and Liberia recently held presidential elections which were protracted by legal contestations of the kind we witnessed in the 2014 presidential elections in Malawi. The experience of these countries holds some lessons that could help us with the ongoing effort to reform our electoral laws. (AllAfrica)

Malawi Govt Denies Sheltering Zimbabwe's Jonathan Moyo

[Nyasa Times] Malawi government says it has not given political asylum to former powerful Zimbabwean cabinet minister, Jonathan Moyo, who is wanted back home to answer a slew of allegations relating to corruption. (AllAfrica)

Authorities Forces Nsanje Market Vendors Out of the Premises

[Malawi News Agency] Nsanje -Nsanje District Council authorities have given a two day ultimatum to Nsanje Boma Market vendors to vacate the market to pave way for commencement of construction works of a new market. (AllAfrica)

A 17-Year Old Boy Chopped Off Private Parts

[Malawi News Agency] Chiradzulu -A17 year old boy from Chiradzulu is battling for his life at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) after suspicious people chopped off his private parts. (AllAfrica)

Kabwila Hails Female MPs for Good Performance in Development

[Malawi News Agency] Mulanje -Chairperson for the Women Parliamentary Caucus, Jessie Kabwila has commended fellow women parliamentarians for initiating various development projects aimed at improving the living standards of their communities. (AllAfrica)

Malawi to Hold U.S.Diaspora Conference in September 2018

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Malawi Embassy in Washington D.C. in the United States of America (USA) is scheduled to hold 2018 Malawi Diaspora Conference in USA in September 2018. (AllAfrica)

Camfed Donates Learning Materials to Chiradzulu Needy Girls

[Malawi News Agency] Chiradzulu -Campaign for Female Education (Camfed) has donated learning materials to needy Secondary School girls in Chiradzulu to promote their education. (AllAfrica)

Heavy Rains Destroy School Block

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Stormy rains have blown off roofs of a school block at Kaphala Primary School in Traditional Authority Mazengera in Lilongwe, leaving pupils desperate for shelter. (AllAfrica)

Law Saves Teenager Defilers From Serving 14 Yrs Jail Terms

[Malawi News Agency] Nkhotakota -Two teenagers on Wednesday walked majestically though in total disbelief out of Child Justice Court sitting at Nkhunga in Nkhotakota after being found guilty of defiling girls contrary to Section 138 of the Penal Code. (AllAfrica)

High Court Adjourns Mussa's Passport Case

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -The High Court in Lilongwe on Thursday adjourned the hearing of the infamous passport case involving former Minister of Home Affairs and International Cooperation, Uladi Musa and four others after the former failed to appear in court on the day. (AllAfrica)

Scottish Government Promises to Help Malawi in Water and Sanitation

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Scottish government through University of Strathclyde has retaliated its commitment to continue assisting the country in the water and sanitation programmes. (AllAfrica)

Lilongwe Distric Health Office On Alert

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Lilongwe District Health Office has put in place several intervention measures in the fight against any Cholera outbreaks within the district. (AllAfrica)

Pastor in Court for Misleading Followers

[Malawi News Agency] Thyolo -Police in Thyolo have taken to court a pastor of a ministry called Thamanda to answer charges of conduct likely to cause breach of peace. (AllAfrica)

CPFS Bemoans Lack of Secrecy Among Police Officers

[Malawi News Agency] Balaka -Members of Community Policing Forums (CPF) in Balaka have expressed concern over the conduct by some Police officers who reveal identities of people who give them tips about people committing crimes. (AllAfrica)

VP Urges Malawians to Plant and Take Care of the Planted Trees

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Vice President Dr Saulos Chilima has underscored the need for Malawians to plant and take care of the already planted trees in an effort to combat effects of climate change and deforestation. (AllAfrica)

Malawi Police Arrest 3 Hard Core Criminals in Raid, Property Recovered

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Police Officers from Kanengo Police Station in the Capital Lilongwe have between the Christmas and New Year period managed to arrest some of the dangerous criminals that have been terrorizing Kanengo Industrial site and surrounding residential areas. (AllAfrica)

Man Arrested for Cultivating Marijuana

[Nyasa Times] Lilongwe police Tuesday arrested a 63 year old man, Stafford Phalombe for cultivating, possessing and selling cannabis sativa locally known as Chamba. (AllAfrica)

Trickster Jailed for Swindling U.S.$186 for Impersonating MRA Employee

[Nyasa Times] The Nkukula Magistrate Court in Lilongwe has sentenced a 38 year old man identified as Charles Mulingo to 12 months Imprisonment with Hard Labour (IHL) for allegedly duping a 24 yeald old young woman (Name Withheld) in pretext that he would help her secure a job. (AllAfrica)

ICTC Malawi Queries AfDB On Tender Leak

[Nyasa Times] Lawyers advising ICTC Malawi have written the Africa Development Bank (AfDB) demanding answers as to how their winning bid submitted to the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) for the supply of various secondary notebooks ended up in possession of their competitor joint venture of Mallory International and Maneno Enterprises. (AllAfrica)

Malawi VP Chilima Calls for Collective Efforts in Tree Planting Season

[Nyasa Times] Vice President Dr Saulos Chilima has underscored the need for Malawians to plant and take care of the already planted trees in an effort to combat effects of climate change and deforestation. (AllAfrica)

Karate - Mwampita to Promote Karate in Malawi Schools

[Nyasa Times] To many people in the country, Karate sport may not sound that familiar as compared to other sporting activities. (AllAfrica)

Joyce Banda's Son Roy Denies He's Being Groomed for PP Presidency

[Nyasa Times] Former president Joyce Banda's son, Roy Kachale, has denied claims by People's Party (PP) former acting president Uladi Mussa that there are plans to make him take over the party leadership. (AllAfrica)

U.S. Rebuffs Malawi On Second Compact of Millennium Challenge Corporation

[Nyasa Times] The United State's Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) has decided to not re-select Malawi for another compact program support despite with following some poor scores on a scorecard, including controlling corruption. (AllAfrica)

Cashgate Prisoner Lutepo Writes Book On Malawi Corruption

[Nyasa Times] Osward Lutepo, who is currently serving a 11 year jail term on Cashgate related conviction, is set to release his first edition of his planned series of what he calls 'My way of writing' series titled 'Corruption', Nyasa Times has been told. (AllAfrica)

Newborn Baby's 'Prophecy' Stirs Malawi Lakeshore District

[Nyasa Times] A strange rumour swept across Mangochi early Tuesday alleging that a newborn baby in Makanjira village closer to the border with Mozambique had prophesized death of all children who could be spared only if all of them were given some porridge. (AllAfrica)

Hip-Hop Community 'Sorry' for Mwiza Chavura's Derogatory 'Rape' Record

[Nyasa Times] The Hip Hop community has apologized, sent a strong condemnation, and distanced itself from the viral derogatory song 'Rape' by former Trap Squad artist, Mwiza Chavura. (AllAfrica)

Malawi Rights Activists Condemn Mwiza Chavula's 'Rape' Song

[Nyasa Times] Rap musician Mwiza Chavula's song entitled "Rape" has come under heavy criticism by activist Emma Kalia and law expert Edge Kanyongolo. (AllAfrica)

Uladi Claims Joyce Banda Grooming Son to Inherit PP Leadership

[Nyasa Times] Fired People's Party (PP) member of Parliament (MP) Uladi Mussa, who was also the party's vice-president responsible for the Central Region, has claimed that the party's founder and president Joyce Banda wants to bequeath her office to her son Roy Kachale, who is Zomba Malosa MP. (AllAfrica)

260 Households Affected By Stormy Rains in Blantyre Need Help - Official

[Nyasa Times] Blantyre Disaster Management Officer, Walusungu Mwafulirwa Tuesday said about 260 households need immediate support having been hit by the stormy rains late last year. (AllAfrica)

Two Jailed 9 Years for Defiling Four and Nine Year Old Girls

[Nyasa Times] The Nkukula Second Grade Magistrate Court in Lilongwe has convicted and sentenced William John (39) and George Fostino (62) to eight years Imprisonment with Hard Labour (IHL) each after being found guilty of defiling two young girls aged four and nine. (AllAfrica)

Cholera Outbreak Hits Some Parts of Karonga District

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Government has commended health workers for their dedication and hard work in ensuring that the cholera outbreak in Karonga is contained. (AllAfrica)