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President Mutharika Picks Everton As Runningmate

[Nyasa Times] Cabinet Minister Everton Herbert Chimulirenji and Ntcheu North East legislator is likely to be Malawi's next vice-president as ruling Democratc Progressive Party (DPP) torchbearer incumbent President Peter Mutharika has picked him as his runningmate. (AllAfrica)

Trust Plants Over 1000 Trees in Chitedze

[Nyasa Times] Members of the the Beautify Malawi Trust (Beam) led by First lady Getrude Mutharika have planted over 1000 trees at Kaphanje School in T/A Njewa's area near Chitedze Research Station. (AllAfrica)

Investment and Trade Centre Wants SME's to Utilise Foreign Markets

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Investment and Trade Centre (MITC) Chief Executive Officer Clement Kumbemba says small and medium enterprises in the country can grow fast if they utilise the export market. (AllAfrica)

Chaponda Submits Papers to Run for Ruling Party in Mulanje

[Nyasa Times] Former Cabinet minister George Chaponda has said the country needs to enormously focus on improving education standards in the country arguing the discipline is one of the central pillars for the country's economic growth. (AllAfrica)

Football Body Launches Rough Diamond Tournament

[Nyasa Times] The Football Association of Malawi (FAM) is this weekend expected to launch the inaugural Rough Diamond Tournament. (AllAfrica)

Kau-Kau Tigers Officially Part Ways With Bakhresa Grain Milling

[Nyasa Times] Tigers Football Club on Friday officials announced that it has parted ways with their sponsors Bakhresa Malawi Limited. (AllAfrica)

Chilima Picks Michael Usi as Running Mate

[Nyasa Times] Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Malawi has sent a congratulatory and good will message to its Ex-Country Executive Director Dr. Michael Usi who resigned to join frontline politics. (AllAfrica)

Former VP Chilumpha Chooses Female Running Mate

[Nyasa Times] Former vice president Cassim Chilumpha Thursday presented nomination papers to pollster Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) ahead of the May 21 tripartite elections on behalf of the Tikonze People's Movement with a call to Malawians to collectively work towards uplifting the country. (AllAfrica)

Rights Activists Take Ras Chikomeni Nomination Papers Rejection to Court

[Nyasa Times] Centre for Human Rights, Education and Advice (Chrea) says it will seek legal redress in the courts on behalf of Ras David Chikomeni Chirwa after the Malawi Electoral Commission rejected his nomination papers on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Govt. Buys 12 Ambulances for Lilongwe-Blantyre Road Accidents

[Nyasa Times] Government has bought 12 fully equipped ambulances for road accident victims along the Lilongwe-Blantyrre road. (AllAfrica)

Chilima-Usi Pair 'Projecting Modernity' and Generational Shift- - Analysts

[Nyasa Times] There were scenes of attraction in Blantyre on Wednesday morning when UTM Party presidential candidate Saulos Chilima - hailed in dictating and controlling both the media and national conversational agenda - unveiled development activist Michael Usi as his running mate for the May 21 tripartite elections. (AllAfrica)

Protest at South Africa High Commission Over Bushiri 'Ill-Treatment'

[Nyasa Times] Prophet Shepherd Bushiri followers in Malawi on Wednesday stormed South African High Commission in Lilongwe demanding that authorities in Pretoria must stop ill-treating embattled preacher, head of the Enlighten Chritisn Gathering (ECG) Church. (AllAfrica)

Chilima Says His Party Is for Youthful Leadership

[Nyasa Times] UTM Party presidential candidate Dr Saulos Klaus Chilima, who is also Malawi Vice President, on Wednesday presented his presidential nomination papers in Blantyre with a call that his candidature represents a generational shift to put to an end politics of dynasties and tribes. (AllAfrica)

FA Malawi Charity Shield Set for March 30

[Nyasa Times] The 2019 soccer season will start with a Football Association of Malawi (FAM) organised Charity Shield bonanza to be played between the 30th and 31st March. (AllAfrica)

Candidates Preach Peace During Nominations

[Nyasa Times] Parliamentary aspirants in the lakeshore district of Karonga Tuesday started presenting their nomination papers to pollster Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC), through their constituency returning officers, in ceremonies punctuated by pomp and glamour. (AllAfrica)

Sibande Publishes Scholarly Text On Homosexuality

[Nyasa Times] Malawian scholar and social commentator Lyson Sibande's book, Homosexuality in Africa: a Political, Religious, and Cultural Dilemma, has hit the country's bookshops and seeks to address the conflict of values, beliefs and ideals between politics on one hand and religion and culture on the other. (AllAfrica)

Action Aid Donates Vehicles to NGOs to Ease Operation Challenges

[Nyasa Times] Action Aid Malawi, one of the country's principal recipient for the Joint TB/HIV Grant from the Global Fund, on Monday handed over vehicles to Norwegian Church Aid (NCA) and Dignitas to enable the two organisations manage their day to day activities. (AllAfrica)

'Govt Values Tackling Education Bottlenecks in Multi-Sectoral Manner'

[Nyasa Times] Government says it attaches great value to tackling challenges in the education sector in a well-integrated and coordinated manner to uplift the health and well-being of school age children. (AllAfrica)

Couple Arrested for Stealing a Baby

[Malawi News Agency] Mangochi -Police in Mangochi are keeping in custody a couple for allegedly stealing a baby on February 2, 2019 at Chilimba Village in Traditional Authority Nankumba in the district. (AllAfrica)

Joyce Banda Withdraws From Coalition, Submits Nomination Papers

[Nyasa Times] Malawi immediate past president Joyce Banda who announced on BBC at the weekend that she is not running for presidency and endorsing State Vice President Saulos Chilima and his UTM Party on Tuesday submitted her nomination papers to Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) to allow her to contest in the May 21 elections. (AllAfrica)

Group Village Headwoman Talks Tough On Environmental Conservation

[Malawi News Agency] Group Village Headwoman (GVH) Kasale of Traditional Authority Kwataine in Ntcheu has warned her subjects in the district against depleting forests in her area. (AllAfrica)

Dzikambani Appointed Coach for Karonga United

[Nyasa Times] Karonga United have announced the appointment of Dan Dzikambani as their new head coach . (AllAfrica)

MP Nangozo Defys DPP, to Contest As an Independent Candidate in Zomba City

[Nyasa Times] Zomba Central Constituency parliamentarian, Patricia Kainga, popularly known as Nangozo, has presented her nomination papers for the 2019 parliamentary elections, defying the governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) not to contest as independent. (AllAfrica)

United Purpose - TNM in Tree Management Partnership, Plants 15 000 Seedlings At Kaphuka in Dedza

[Nyasa Times] Malawi's integrated mobile network and ICT service provider TNM Plc, has partnered with United Purpose, a development response organization in co-management of 15,000 trees starting with in Dedza. (AllAfrica)

Papa Is Out! Prophet Bushiri and Wife Granted Bail - South Africa Shakes

[Nyasa Times] South Africa-based leader of the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) Church Prophet Shepherd Bushiri were on Wednesday granted bail of R100 000 each after they were arrested last week. (AllAfrica)

Tobacco Company JTI Committed to Fighting Climate Change Effects

[Nyasa Times] Japan Tobacco International (JTI) says it is committed to making sure that strengthens mechanisms of fighting effects of climate change in order to help farmers that are affiliated to them. (AllAfrica)

Chakwera Says Mutharika and Chilima Packing

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Congress Party (MCP) presidential candidate Lazarus Chakwera has declared that he is ready to bail Malawians out of poverty and corruption, saying President Peter Mutharika and vice-president Saulos Chilima are "packing because change has come." (AllAfrica)

Bushiri Is a Man of God, Ordained By God - Spokesperson

[Nyasa Times] Calm, confident, majestic and stately could be words to describe how Prophet Shepherd Bushiri known as Major 1 and wife, holding hands, entered the Pretoria magistrate court for the first hearing of their case. (AllAfrica)

Police Condemns Hate Music - to Pursue Mesho's Case to Its Logical Conclusion

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Police Services (MPS) has in strongest terms condemned the tendency of composing, producing and distribution of hate music which they say may end up sparking violence amongst Malawians. (AllAfrica)

North Malawi Deciding 2019 Vote Once Again

[Nyasa Times] Truth, and this will certainly itch and prick, must be told--at least now that the political status quo gets more and more exciting, as the once dreamy May 21 tripartite elections is now just a stone's throw away. (AllAfrica)

Communities Around Chiradzulu East Have Access to ICT

[Malawi News Agency] Chiradzulu -The youth incommunities around Chiradzulu East Constituency have now easy access to information and communication technology (ICT) services, including internet, following the opening of Thumbwe Telecommunication Centre in the area. (AllAfrica)