Malawi army, State House, state spies skipped in payroll audit – Report

National Audit Office (NAO) has asked for more funding  to complete  the national headcount in the civil service to cover State House, Malawi Defence Force, National Intelligence Bureau and Chiefs who were skipped during the exrcise  in April this year,  it has been reported. Gondwe: Removing ghost workers Finance Minister Goodall Gondwe told the International Monetary Fund (IMF)… Read More »

JB addresses 2016 Women’s Power Lunch in Lagos, Nigeria

JB addresses 2016 Women’s Power Lunch in Lagos, Nigeria Malawi’s former Head of State Her Excellency Dr. Joyce Banda on Thursday, July 28, 2016, presented a Keynote Address at the 2016 ‘Women’s Power Lunch’ in Lagos, Nigeria. The theme of Her Excellency Dr. Banda’s address was “Women in Solidarity: A New Paradigm for Inclusion”. She told the gathering… Read More »

Malawi ‘Tractorgate’ deal ignites death threats for Ombudswoman: ‘We will Njauju you’

Malawi’s Ombudswoman has received what she believes are death threats in connection with an investigation she has launched into alleged large-scale graft in the government’s Green Belt Initiative, established to shield millions of peasant farmers from drought. Ombudswoman Chizuma Mwangonde: Living dangerously as corrupt hyenas want to defeat justice in tractorgate At issue is how 177 tractors and… Read More »

Malawi Police arrest ‘ hyena dad’  for sex assualt on own 8-year-old daughter

Malawi Police in Salima have arrested 38-year-old Maston Khongoza of Chiphala Village Traditional Authority (T/A) Kalonga in the district for allegedly defiling his eight-year-old biological daughter. Salima police public relations officer Gift Chitowe said  Khongoza defiled the girl while her mother was away receiving treatment at the district hospital. “The issue came to light after the mother was… Read More »

Malawi sports scribes drilled in Pool reporting

Sports journalists belonging to the Sports Writers Association of Malawi (SWAM) were on Thursday, July 28, drilled on pool reporting in a one day long workshop held at Crown Hotel in Lilongwe. Chigamula: Promoting Pool Malawi News Agency Sports reporter Arkangel Tembo and friends enjoying a game of pool at Mpira Sports Bar The workshop was sponsored by… Read More »