Prof Zeleza On Trump's 'Shithole' Africa - the Homogenization and Dehumanization of a Continent
[Nyasa Times] This week Haiti and Africa became the butt of President Trump's pathologically racist and profusely obscene verbal assaults. During a White House meeting with Congressional leaders on immigration he dismissed Haiti and the entire continent as undesirable "shithole" countries. The comments provoked a firestorm of global condemnation from the United Nations to the African Union. Several African countries, such as Botswana and Senegal, summoned US ambassadors to issue official diplomatic protests. Social medi
'Forgive Me' for Incitement of Rape in My Song, Pleads Hip-Hop Musician Chavura
[Nyasa Times] Embattled hip-hop musician Mwiza Chavura says he is working on positive impact on society after reflecting on a public outcry over lyrics of his controversial song about rape.
Malawi Red Cross in Door-to-Door Cholera Prevention Campaign
[Nyasa Times] Malawi Red Cross Society has intensified door to door community mobilization on Cholera outbreak in Karonga and has engaged volunteers and health surveillance assistants (HSAs).
Name and Prosecute 20 MPs in Constituency Development Fund Abuse - Ruling Party
[Nyasa Times] The governing Democrtaic Progressive Party (DPP) is calling for 20 legislators who are accused of misappropriating the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) to be named and face the law.
MP Lucius Banda Pleased With Govt for Construction of Balaka-Khwisa-Bilira Road
[Nyasa Times] Member of Parliament for Balaka North, Lucious Banda on Friday commended government for considering to build the Balaka - Khwisa - Bilira road which is currently under construction.
Malawi Police Arrest Suspected Murderer of Herd Boy in Mangochi
[Nyasa Times] Malawi Police in Mangochi have finally arrested, Ajidu Mdala, four months after his suspected accomplice, Yusuf Alick, was arrested for allegedly murdering a herd boy in the district.
DPP Ridiculous to Demand Tumbuka Chiefs Say 'Thanks' to Mutharika - Chikulamayembe
[Nyasa Times] Paramount Chief Chikulamayembe of Rumphi has said he is disappointed with the tendence by top gurus of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to force Tumbuka chiefs in his district to go and meet President Peter Mutharika and thank him for various development projects in the district.
Malawi Rejects Being a 'Shithole' Country As African Union Brands Trump Shameful Racist Over Remark
[Nyasa Times] Malawi government has said ours is not a 'shithole' country, rejecting United States (US) President Donald Trump's remarks calling African nations, Haiti and El Salvador 'shitholes'.
Soccer - Nomads Midfielder Mussa Agrees to Join Masters
[Nyasa Times] Midfield kingpin Rafiq Mussa has agreed to join Masters Security FC and boost its squad for the forthcoming 2018 Confederation of African Football (CAF) tournaments, the club confirmed Sunday.
Soccer - Namwela Bitter With Wanderers for Dropping Him On Mozambique Trip
[Nyasa Times] Mighty Be Forward Wanderers FC centre-back Foster Namwela has said he is not happy with his club after being dropped from the squad that travelled to Mozambique for a friendly match.
Madeira Plays Down Wanderers Defeat in Mozambique
[Nyasa Times] Nomads team manager Stevie Madeira has played down his side's 1-0 defeat to Mozambican national Mocambola League champions in a strength-testing match in Songo.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.