U.S. Funding Helps Control HIV in Four Nations
[State Department] Today, the United States announced that through support from the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) four African countries are approaching control of their HIV epidemics.
Wanderers Coach Osman Resists Complacency
[Nyasa Times] Mighty Be Forward Wanderers head coach Yasin Osman says the lead his club is enjoying in the TNM Super League is not yet title-winning as he guards against complacency.
Suspects In Killing of Woman With Albinism Blame Satan
[Nyasa Times] Lilongwe Magistrate court has slapped with jail term eight people who blamed Satan for conspiring and killing a woman with albinism in Dowa district last year.
Groups Fault Mutharika for 'Xenophobic' Remarks
[Nyasa Times] Two civil society organisations (CSOs) have criticised President Peter Mutharika's remarks on the $453 million Salima-Lilongwe Water Supply Project when he hit at development partners for interfering in its implementation.
Law Commission Backs 50-Plus One Electoral System
[Nyasa Times] Malawi Law Commission has endorsed the merit of shifting to a 50-plus-one system from the current electoral system for presidential elections, the plurality-based First Past the Post (FPTP) system, that will see the country receding from the winner-takes-it-all scenario of electing the Head of State.
Will Chaponda's Arrest On Corruption Affect Ruling Party?
[Nyasa Times] The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) says the party is still strong in all the four regions despite some few individuals joining the opposition parties and arrest of its vice-president responsible for the party's Southern Region George Chaponda will not affect it.
Politics May Be Proving Tough for Opposition Leader Chakwera
[Nyasa Times] Richard Msowoya is not your everyday politician. Not particularly abrasive; he normally speaks with forked tongues, especially on hard and fast political matters. He is generally fair, diplomatic in his approach and often prefers human bridge-building language.
Mzuzu Journalists Trained On Compulsory National Registration and ID
[Nyasa Times] Journalists from different media houses in the city of Mzuzu underwent a half day long training on the compulsory National Registration and Identification System (NRIS) currently underway in Malawi at Mphatso Motel.
Malawi President Hire Two New High Court Judges - N'riva and Ligowe
[Nyasa Times] Malawi President Peter Mutharika has appointed two new High Court judges.
DPP, Rights Activists Condemn Chief Lundu's 'Reckless' Attack On Prophet Bushiri Church
[Nyasa Times] Ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and renowned human rights activist Billy Mayaya have separately condemned Paramount Chief Lundu remarks against Prophet Shepherd Bushiri's church as "reckless and tantamount to criminal behaviour".
Zion Church Warned Against Stopping Sick Members From Visiting Hospitals
[Nyasa Times] M'mbelwa District Council has warned Zion Church leaders at Chikangawa against stopping their Church members living with HIV and Aids from seeking medical help in hospitals but take concoction administered at the Church.
Ambassador Saleh Presents Credential
[Shabait] Asmara -The Eritrean Ambassador to South Africa and Southern African countries has presented credential to President Peter Mutharika as none-resident Ambassador to Malawi.
President Denies Exercising Nepotism, Hits At 'Stupid' Critics
[Nyasa Times] President Arthur Peter Mutharika has rejected enied claims that he is exercising nepotism, saying he is not trabalistic and his Cabinet has four northerners and some are holding crucial positions in the civil service, yet there is no ministers from his home district of Thyolo.
The SADC Wrap - Tanzania Crackdown Continues, Malawi Jails Former Minister
[Daily Maverick] From Malawi and Tanzania to Angola and across southern Africa, KRISTEN VAN SCHIE brings you a weekly round-up of news making regional waves.
Malawi U-17 Thrash Zimbabwe 5-0 - Cosafa Cup
[Nyasa Times] A brace from Chinsinsi Maonga and a goal each from Chikondi Mbeta, Franklin Titani and Patrick Mwaungulu saw Malawi Under 17 soccer team to a 5-0 demolition of Zimbabwe at the ongoing Cosafa Cup Youth Championship hosted by Mauritius.
Kell Kay to Drop EP Ahead of Untitled Debut Album in October
[Nyasa Times] Award winning RnB artist from Lilongwe, Kell Kay has announced he will drop an Extended Play ahead of his untitled debut album launch in October.
Kalulu Retains Nico Life Golf Title
[Nyasa Times] Lilongwe based golfer Mike Kalulu earned himself the bragging rights, when he emerged champion for the Nico Life Insurance golf tournament held on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the country's premier golf course of Lilongwe Golf Club (LGC).
Nyasa Wins On Mkwate's Magic - Malawi TNM Super League
[Nyasa Times] Mike Mkwate scored the only goal at Chilomoni Stadium (formerly MDC) that earned inconsistent Nyasa Big Bullets maximum points in the ongoing TNM Super League against bottom ranked Dwangwa United.
Chande's Brace Secures Wanderers Win Over Chitipa - Malawi TNM Super League
[Nyasa Times] TNM Super League leaders Mighty Be Forward Wanderers on Saturday produced a stunning performance to beat strugglers and bottom placed Chitipa United in an entertaining match played at the Balaka Stadium.
National Registration Exercise Fails to Commence in Likoma
[Malawi News Agency] Likoma -The ongoing national registration exercise failed to commence in Likoma District on Tuesday as scheduled following failure by registration team to arrive on the island.