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Anti-election protests gather national momentum

Anti-election protests gather national momentum

Robert Mbetewa - 13 - Jun - 2019

Supporters for main opposition, MCP and their bed-fellows PP and Freedom Party have vowed to remain on the streets until the ‘elections-case’ ends into their favor.

Persons with albinism plead for mind-set change

Persons with albinism plead for mind-set change

Glory Msowowa - 13 - Jun - 2019

Persons with albino condition have pleaded for mind-set change; saying, attacks on them, can only end “if Malawians change their altitude and begin to treat them as equals”.

Persons with albinism plead for mind-set change

Persons with albinism plead for mind-set change

Glory Msowowa - 13 - Jun - 2019

Persons with albino condition have pleaded for mind-set change; saying, attacks on them, can only end “if Malawians change their altitude and begin to treat them as equals”.

APM wants elections-case out of court

APM wants elections-case out of court

Brenda Kaonga - 13 - Jun - 2019

President Peter Mutharika has written the constitutional court asking it to throw out an elections-dispute-case, which has been filled by other presidential hopefuls.

Report dips MW economy to job creation

Report dips MW economy to job creation

Chimango Chipeta - 12 - Jun - 2019

A socio-economic observer has faulted fiscal policies the country is using; arguing, Malawi’s economy is refusing to grow.

Education key to hygiene – Expert

Education key to hygiene – Expert

Aubrey Kalumpha - 12 - Jun - 2019

A renowned educationist, Limbani Nsapato has suggested; there is need to scale-up awareness on the importance of education, if Malawi is to improve on hygiene and sanitation.

‘License your businesses or risk closure’

‘License your businesses or risk closure’

Bernadetta Mia - 12 - Jun - 2019

Business operators in the commercial capital, Blantyre have been given until June 30th to renew their premise-licenses or risk closure of businesses.

Former speaker - Chimunthu predicts ’mild parliament’

Former speaker - Chimunthu predicts ’mild parliament’

mij online reporter - 11 - Jun - 2019

Former speaker of Parliament – Henry Chimunthu-Banda has predicted; “there will be deliberation-challenges” in parliament, given that “most MPs are new”.

Mutharika calls for patience on cabinet

Mutharika calls for patience on cabinet

mij online reporter - 10 - Jun - 2019

President Peter Mutharika has called on patience saying he needs time to come up with a quality cabinet ... he has also hinted on maintaining a lean cabinet in his new administration.

Ten days to Ansah

Ten days to Ansah

Georgia Mbaghugho-Chirombo - 10 - Jun - 2019

Civil rights advocates under the banner Human rights consultative committee have settled for nation-wide demonstrations from June 20th to force MEC chairperson – Jane Ansah out of office.

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Politics

UTM Party Overwhelmed With Support

UTM Party Overwhelmed With Support

Cathy Maulidi - 18 - May - 2019

UTM Party President Saulos Chilima on Saturday concluded his campaign trail in Lilongwe at Likuni ground with promises to change how things are run in the country

Political Analyst Cautions Malawians On Voting

Political Analyst Cautions Malawians On Voting

Pemphero Phiri - 18 - May - 2019

A political science scholar, Ernest Thindwa says there is evidence that Malawians have grown to hate campaign of castigation or insulting competitors.

Youth Champion Says Leaders Not Clear On SDGs.

Youth Champion Says Leaders Not Clear On SDGs.

Robert Mbetewa - 16 - May - 2019

One of the country’s youth champions Vincent Thom, has expressed fears that lack of domesticating political parties’ manifestos to align with the country’s development plans will affect the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals-SDGs.

Do You See A Ghost Here?-Mutharika

Do You See A Ghost Here?-Mutharika

Cathy Maulidi - 14 - May - 2019

President Peter Mutharika has trashed talks of his death saying those wishing him death will be the ones to die before 21st May.

MCP overwhelmed

MCP overwhelmed

Naomi Mpika - 03 - May - 2019

Malawi Congress Party-MCP members will be holding a fundraising to support the party as they are celebrating the birthday of Dr Lazarous Chakwera at Cross Roads Hotel in Lilongwe tonight.

MCP set to train monitors

MCP set to train monitors

Robert Mbetewa - 03 - May - 2019

The Malawi Congress Party-MCP says all is set for it to start conducting training of party monitors ahead of the much anticipated tripartite election.

Women politicians say violence is a mockery to their petition

Women politicians say violence is a mockery to their petition

Esnath Samson - 02 - May - 2019

Women in politics have described the continued cases of political violence against women in the country as a mockery to the petition they presented to president Peter Mutharika.

Mutharika rig claim evaporates

Mutharika rig claim evaporates

Benadetta Chiwanda Mia - 23 - Apr - 2019

The opposition UTM party has described as unfortunate remarks made by president Peter Mutharika that he has information of how a certain political party is planning to rig the May 21 Polls.

Mwadala calls people to vote-says not voting is a mistake

Mwadala calls people to vote-says not voting is a mistake

Thomas Kachere - 22 - Apr - 2019

Independent aspiring member of parliament for Thyolo East Andrew Mwadala has urged all registered voters to exercise their right to vote during the 21May general elections.

Entertainment News

Upcoming Artists Want A New Direction For Music

Upcoming Artists Want A New Direction For Music

Pemphero Phiri - 16 - May - 2019

Afro-pop artist Madalitso Chimpeni well known as Mad Alley and dancehall artist Albert Makhaliremo well known as Purple C have released a new song tilled “Mzako”.

Slyc for more music

Slyc for more music

Sharon Chikaonda - 15 - May - 2019

Multiparty music star Slyc is back in music industry after a break of two years and has promised his followers to expect more.

Lucius Banda says Zembani Band still the best

Lucius Banda says Zembani Band still the best

Naomi Mpika - 07 - May - 2019

Passion for music and for the industry is what Director of Zembani Band Lucius Banda says have kept the band going for 22 years now; being a nursery for musicians and producing festivals.

Minister Ken in music for free ministry

Minister Ken in music for free ministry

Aubrey Kalumpha - 06 - May - 2019

In a situation of some free shows, one of the gospel artists in the country by the name Minister Ken is going to distribute freely an Extended Play-EP, carrying eight love songs.

fighting alcohol, moral decay in arts and entertainment

fighting alcohol, moral decay in arts and entertainment

Pemphero Phiri - 30 - Apr - 2019

They have achieved their goals through inspiration and motivation for the youth and elderly in local communities on challenges they meet and help them to redefine who they are; this is according to the Tees Insight Inspiration Creative Hub (TIICH) Director, Tionge Angela Banda.

Wendy ready for first gospel album launch

Wendy ready for first gospel album launch

Naomi Mpika - 23 - Apr - 2019

Wendy Harawa is ready to release new gospel album titled ‘mundisunge ndinu’ on 1st June 2019, at Bingu International Conversion Center (BICC), in Lilongwe.

Piksy promises a hot music weather

Piksy promises a hot music weather

Mirriam Thipa - 18 - Apr - 2019

Piksy and Langwani Movement Band are ready for what they call a massive performance this evening at Doogles Lodge (aviators club) near Wenela Bus Depot in Blantyre.

Lake of Stars goes to Nkhatabay

Lake of Stars goes to Nkhatabay

Chifundo Zingunde - 12 - Apr - 2019

Malawi’s celebrated international arts event, Lake of Stars Festival, will return this year with its 16th edition ’Lake of Stars Discovery’ and it will be held in the northern district of Malawi, Nkhatabay.

Business

SMEDI Bails Out SMEs

SMEDI Bails Out SMEs

Aubrey Kalumpha - 14 - May - 2019

Small and Medium Enterprises Development Institute-SMEDI says it is determined to work hand in hand with the small and medium enterprises for their growth.

MERA wants more SMEs to operate fueling stations in rural areas

MERA wants more SMEs to operate fueling stations in rural areas

George Lumwira - 26 - Apr - 2019

Energy regulator – Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority-MERA is expected to take advantage of the forthcoming exposition by small and medium entrepreneurs SMEs to woo enterprises open fuel pump stations in rural areas.

Government’s Domestic debts erodes Q1 economic gains -MCCCI

Government’s Domestic debts erodes Q1 economic gains -MCCCI

George Lumwira - 26 - Apr - 2019

The chamber of commerce has reiterated that the economic gains registered in the first quarter are threatened by the rising domestic debt which is likely to crowd out private sector investment.

Castel Malawi Registers A Loss In 2018

Castel Malawi Registers A Loss In 2018

George Lumwira - 26 - Apr - 2019

The country’s main beverage company, Castel Malawi has reportedly made a loss in the recent financial year an element which resulted in a drop of profit in its local holding company, Press Corporation Limited PCL.

Many SMEs still not registered

Many SMEs still not registered

Chimango Chipeta - 10 - Apr - 2019

The country’s revenue collector Malawi Revenue Authority-MRA says it is still working on making more small and medium enterprises comply with the country’s tax laws.

Mining Law and Minerals Act a missed opportunity?

Mining Law and Minerals Act a missed opportunity?

George Lumwira - 08 - Apr - 2019

Natural Resource Justice Network has described the amended Mining Law and Minerals Act as a missed opportunity.

CAMA tells MBS to wake up

CAMA tells MBS to wake up

Japheth Thole - 01 - Apr - 2019

Consumers Association of Malawi-CAMA says Malawi Bureau of Standards-MBS should be aggressive and recall defective Sobo Orange squash batches from the market.

Malawi can be a money laundering haven-Expert

Malawi can be a money laundering haven-Expert

Japheth Thole - 21 - Mar - 2019

An anti-money laundering expert has warned Malawi risks being a money laundering haven unless the country puts in place laws to arrest this illicit trade.

Sports News

Wanderers bangs big partnership

Wanderers bangs big partnership

Watson Chimphango - 10 - Jun - 2019

Mighty Be Forward Wanderers has entered into a commercialization drive with ‘Professional Soccer Management’, which, among others is to uplift the socio-economic status of both the club and players.

Kamuzu Day completes Airtel Top 8 Semifinals

Kamuzu Day completes Airtel Top 8 Semifinals

Malumbo Ngwira - 15 - May - 2019

It never rains but pours for ailing giants Mighty Be-Forward Wanderers as the Lali Lubani outfit has now exited this year’s Airtel Top 8 Cup.

Sports Minister Warns Against Favoritism In Youth Talent Selection Program

Sports Minister Warns Against Favoritism In Youth Talent Selection Program

Robert Mbetewa - 13 - May - 2019

Minister of Labor, Youth, Sports and Manpower Development has warned football administrators against favoritism.

Eagles Vow To Maintain Top Spot

Eagles Vow To Maintain Top Spot

Lifu Litete - 08 - May - 2019

Blue Eagles Chairperson Alexander Ngwala has attributed the team’s impressive start in the 2019-2020 soccer season to a well-organized pre-season campaign which the team had.

Meke set to make Flames progress

Meke set to make Flames progress

Benard Dowa - 08 - May - 2019

Malawi National Football Team Interim Head Coach Meke Mwase said players are fit ahead of 2020 African Nations Championship-CHAN qualifier second leg match against Eswatini at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre.

Silver Strikers lose home

Silver Strikers lose home

Malumbo Ngwira - 04 - May - 2019

Kamuzu Barracks-KB was too good for Reserve Bank sponsored Silver Strikers to win at home in tough TNM Super League match.

Masters Security promise massacre

Masters Security promise massacre

Malumbo Ngwira - 29 - Apr - 2019

The Lilongwe based Malawi Defence Force outfit of Kamuzu Barracks-KB Football Club yesterday survived scare from Masters Security after coming from behind to win 2-1.

SOZOBAL to start league with deficit in members

SOZOBAL to start league with deficit in members

Sharon Chikaonda - 26 - Apr - 2019

They wanted to fill in vacant positions first before starting SOZOBAL, but BASMAL, the mother body, told them to go on with the league and the elections in august.

Stars cant just shine-Moyale 3 TN Stars 0

Stars cant just shine-Moyale 3 TN Stars 0

Chifundo Zingunde - 20 - Apr - 2019

Having suffered a 5-0 devastating loss at home against Nyasa Big Bullets on 13 April, TN Stars has suffered another loss falling short by 3 goals to nil at a wet pitch of Mzuzu Stadium.

Editorial

Comment on World Press Freedom Day

Comment on World Press Freedom Day

Innocent Mphongolo - 03 - May - 2019

3rd May the world celebrates world press freedom day and Malawi is no exceptional, as Malawian scribes celebrate the day. we members of press from MIJ FM are forced to add our voice on this important day through this editorial.

Comment on Malawi Bureau of Standards

Comment on Malawi Bureau of Standards

Japheth Thole - 22 - Mar - 2019

Standards authority- Malawi Bureau of Standards MBS ordered the recall of Castel’s SOBO orange from the market for not meeting quality benchmarks and the company is recollecting the product now.

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