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Chilima Promises 'Lifestyle Audit' to Curb Wrongful Enrichment in Malawi

[Nyasa Times] Vice-President Saulos Klaus Chilima , who is leading United Transformation Movement (UTM) a breakaway from ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), has said he will introduce "lifestyle audit "-- an anti-graft initiative that, if implemented, would require all public servants including businesspersons to show how they earned enough to afford the mansions, ranches and luxury cars so many of them own. (AllAfrica)

President Mutharika Registers for 2019 Elections At Goliati

[Malawi News Agency] Thyolo -President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika on Thursday spared his time to lead people of Thyolo East in registratering for next years Tripartite Elections at Goliati Primary School in the district. (AllAfrica)

Windstorm Affects 1,350 Households in Chikwawa

[Malawi News Agency] Chikwawa -Chikwawa District Council has released a report indicating that 1,350 households were affected in the Sunday's evening windstorm. (AllAfrica)

Medical Council of Malawi Closes Kaporo Rural Hospital

[Nyasa Times] Medical Council of Malawi has closed down Kaporo Rural Hospital in Karonga because it is in dilapidated state and dwindling poor state of sanitation and hygiene. (AllAfrica)

DPP Under Fire for Politicizing Government Events

[Nyasa Times] Malawi 's ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is under intense fire for politicizing State events where party politicians take turns to insult opposition United Transformation Movement (UTM) leadership. (AllAfrica)

Mmct to Plant 500,000 Cedar Trees

[Malawi News Agency] Mulanje -Mulanje Mountain Conservation Trust (MMCT) will this year plant 500,000 cedar trees on Mulanje Mountain. (AllAfrica)

Five Arrested for Possession of Forest Products Without Permit

[Malawi News Agency] Nsanje -Bangula Third Grade Magistrate Court Thursday remanded five people after they pleaded guilty to the offence of possessing and trafficking forest produce without permit, possession and trafficking endangered and protected species (Tsanya) without permit. (AllAfrica)

Malawi Resurrects At Cosafa Womens Championship, Beats Madagascar

[Nyasa Times] Malawi National Womens Football team on Thursday registered their first win at this year's Cosafa Womens Football Championship after beating Madagascar 2-0 to keep their qualification hopes into the quarterfinal stage alive. (AllAfrica)

Boy Dead, Thousands Displaced After Malawi Storms

[CAJ News] Lilongwe -A TEENAGE boy (aged 15) has died and some 15 other people injured following storms in southern Malawi. (AllAfrica)

United Religious Initiative to Raise Bar in Campaign Against Early Marriage in Malawi

[Nyasa Times] An international religious body, United Religious Initiative, says it will raise the bar on the awareness campaign to deter the increase in early marriages in Malawi. (AllAfrica)

Why Kenya International Missed Ghana, Malawi Games

[Nation] Harambee Stars coach Sebastian Migne has cleared the air on why Belgium-based Kenyan international midfielder Johanna "Tosh" Omolo was sidelined in both matches against Ghana and Malawi despite reporting to camp. (AllAfrica)

Mussa Attends Tourism Indaba in Zimbabwe, Touts Digital Tourism

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe, 13 September 2018: This year Malawi joined other 23 countries to participate at the 2018 Sanganai/ Hlanganani World Travel Expo which was held from 6th to 8th September, 2018 at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair Grounds in Bulawayo. (AllAfrica)

MP Asks for Border Posts in Phalombe

[Malawi News Agency] Phalombe. September 12, 2018: Member of Parliament for Phalombe North East Constituency, Dennis Namachekecha has requested government to establish additional four border posts with Mozambique if the fight against trafficking in persons is to be achieved. (AllAfrica)

Salima Police Engages Sex Workers in Anti-Crime Campaign

[Malawi News Agency] Salima -Police in Salima has reached out to sex workers in the district to enlist their support in the fight against crime, including theft and robbery. (AllAfrica)

Windstorm Destroys Over 600 Houses in Mulanje District

[Malawi News Agency] Mulanje -At least 600 houses have been destroyed by a windstorm that hit Mulanje District on Sunday evening. (AllAfrica)

Court Denies Bail to a Defilement Suspect

[Malawi News Agency] Mzuzu -Mzuzu Senior Resident Magistrate Court Tuesday denied bail to Martin Ng'ambi, 19 who is suspected to have defiled a six year- old girl at Chiputula Location in the city. (AllAfrica)

Catholic Bishops Reiterate Apolitical Stand

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Catholic Bishops in Malawi have reiterated their stand that they will not support or endorse any particular politician or political party for the forthcoming Tripartite General Elections next year. (AllAfrica)

Youth Influx to Rsa in Mzimba Worries Government.

[Malawi News Agency] Mzimba -Government has expressed worry with increasing numbers of young people in Mzimba District trekking to Republic of South Africa (RSA) in search for jobs. (AllAfrica)

Man Commits Suicide On Suspected Cheating By His Wife

[Malawi News Agency] Dedza -A 32 year old man identified as Chrispin Thekison, has died by hanging himself on the beam of his house after suspecting his wife of having an extra marital affair. (AllAfrica)

Mangochi District Council Elects New Chairperson

[Malawi News Agency] Mangochi -Mangochi District Council on Tuesday elected Namabvi Ward Councilor, Twaha Salanje, as Chairperson who has succeeded Katuli Ward Councilor, Omar Jabil Magombo. (AllAfrica)

Karonga Communities Seek Police Intervention in Bicycle Taxi Business

[Malawi News Agency] Karonga -Residents at Karonga Boma have sought immediate intervention from traffic police officers over increased bicycle taxi operators who ply their business at night without bicycle lamps. (AllAfrica)

President Mutharika Lauds Chinese Development Policy

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has said Africa has agreed to support the Belt and Road initiative, a Chinese concept that seeks to connect china with countries in Asia and Africa through road networks, sea lanes and also infrastructure development. (AllAfrica)

Court Resumes Uladi Case

[Nyasa Times] The High Court in Lilongwe on Tuesday resumed hearing of a case in which former minister of Home Affairs and Internal Security Uladi Mussa is answering charges of aiding at least 55 foreigners to illegally obtain citizenship while he was a Cabinet minister. (AllAfrica)

Major 1 Takes a Crusade to Lilongwe

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) founder, Prophet Shepherd Bushiri known as Major 1 is set to host a massive crusade on September 29, 2018 at Bingu National Stadium (BNS) in Lilongwe. (AllAfrica)

Social Commentator Says Malawi Govt Internship Program Is Illegal

[Nyasa Times] A renowned social commentator has said the ongoing internship program implemented by the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) led government is illegal as it lacks legal framework. (AllAfrica)

DPP Accuses SKC of 'Stealing' Cabinet Meeting Resolutions for UTM

[Nyasa Times] Ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is accusing vice president Saulos Chilima of "stealing" cabinet meetings resolutions which they say he is allegedly using to market and sell his United Transformation Movement (UTM). (AllAfrica)

Fisherman Escapes Death From a Crocodile Attack

[Nyasa Times] What started as a normal day for Emmanuel Boniface at Shire River near Hippo View Lodge in Liwonde turned out to be a nightmare after he was caught by a crocodile, injuring him in the process. (AllAfrica)

Women Arrested for Killing Son Over Food

[Nyasa Times] A 57-year-old mother is in police custody awaiting murder case after she allegedly killed her 27-year-old son over food disagreements after the two came from a drinking spree. (AllAfrica)

UTM Convention to Be Held Nov 9 - Caucus Elects Regional, District Leaders

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Vice-President Saulos Chilima's United Transformation Movement (UTM) is set to conduct its first national convention in November after a team building exercise for its national, regional and district officials meeting in Lilongwe on Tuesday agreed. (AllAfrica)

Initiation Ceremonies Fuel School Dropout Rate in Machinga

[Nyasa Times] Initiation ceremonies are still contributing to high dropout rate of girls in schools in Machinga despite efforts to curb the vice. (AllAfrica)

NGO Commended in Improving Youth Social Economic Status

[Malawi News Agency] Mchinji -Mchinji District Council has commended Save the Children, through Youth in Action (YIA) Project for improving the social- economic status of over 3041 youths through business mentorship. (AllAfrica)