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Malawi: Land Grab – Kanengo Northgate Implicated, Chief Want Probe

May 31, 2021
TA Chitukula demands probe at Ministry of Lands and Kanengo Northgate Project over a title deed for a land the company did not buy. Traditional Authority (T/A) Chitukula of Lilongwe has demanded that Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) should institute investigations into how GM Properties Limited managed to secure a title deed for a land the company

Malawi: Asians Aggrieved With ‘Extreme Aggression’ By Immigration Dept.

May 21, 2021
Asian Association of Maravi (AAM) have been greatly aggrieved by “extremely aggressive” invasion by Immigration Department made at Area 2 in Lilongwe on the night of May 9, which the officials had explained was a door-to-door sweep to capture illegal immigrants. A statement, addressed to no one in particular — dated May 13 issued by

Malawi President Eyes Mining As Key Money Maker

May 4, 2021
Blantyre, Malawi — Malawi’s President Lazarus Chakwera has announced plans to reform the country’s mining sector to boost the economy and crack down on rampant, illegal mining and mineral smuggling. Chakwera said, if properly regulated, mining could play a major role in Malawi’s economy, currently one of the poorest in Africa. Malawi’s president, in a

Malawi: Govt Sets May 4 for Commencement of University of Malawi Delinking

April 27, 2021
Government says it has set May 4 for the full commencement of the delinking of the University of Malawi and acting secretary for Education Raphael Agabu said the Ministry of Education has gazetted the date. The government, under Acts of Parliament Nos 18, 19 and 20 of 2019, is unbundling the University of Malawi into

Malawi: Chakwera Assures of Credible Poll Management for Malawi 2025 Presidential Elections

March 22, 2021
Malawi is expected to build on the successes of the June 23, 2020 Fresh Presidential poll to better manage future elections in a free, fair and credible manner, President Lazarus Chakwera has said. Speaking when he appeared before Parliament on Wednesday to answer questions from Members of Parliament, the President gave solid assurances in responding

Malawi: MRA Unveils ‘Kuiphula NDI Lisiti Langa’ Campaign

January 8, 2021
Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) has unveiled ‘Kuiphula ndi lisiti langa’ campaign from January to March this year to encourage consumers to demand Electronic Fiscal Device (EFD) receipts for every transaction made to enhance collection of Value Added Tax (VAT). MRA Deputy Commissioner General, Henry Ngutwa, disclosed Tuesday during the launch of the campaign at Msonkho

Malawi’s Top Chess Player Mwale ‘Between Rock and a Hard Place’ to Defend His Chessam Title

December 24, 2020
Malawi’s top ranked chess player, Joseph Mwale – who is based in South Africa – wants to come and defend his Chess Association of Malawi (CHESSAM) National Championship title but is torn between a rock and a hard following the closure of all land borders for two weeks starting from December 23. In an interview,