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Mutharika to miss Mdawuku wa aTonga ceremony - The Nation Online

Mutharika to miss Mdawuku wa aTonga ceremony - The Nation Online

Malawi

President Peter Mutharika will today not attend the first anniversary celebrations of the Mdawuku wa aTonga (Mwato) at Maganga Sports Stadium in Nkhata Bay. Speaking on Thursday during a whistle stop tour at Chintheche in Nkhata Bay, on his way to Lilongwe, Mutharika apologised to the people of Nkhata Bay, saying he had an urgent…
NationOnline, 17 hours ago

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MCCCI faults govt, pvt sector on Buy Malawi Strategy - The Nation Online

MCCCI faults govt, pvt sector on Buy Malawi Strategy - The Nation Online

Malawi

The Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCCI) says the Buy Malawi Strategy (BMS) has not produced the desirable results because government has not made enough effort to involve various firms. Speaking in Mzuzu on Wednesday during a business captains meeting, MCCCI president Prince Kapondamgaga said even the private sector, with MCCCI as…
NationOnline, 2 days ago

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India warns Malawi on borrowing - The Nation Online

India warns Malawi on borrowing - The Nation Online

Malawi

  India has warned Malawi against excessive borrowing, saying such loans tend to burden future generations instead of freeing them from abject poverty. Indian High Commissioner Suresh Kumar Menon said this in Lilongwe during celebrations marking his country’s 72nd Independence Anniversary. He said loans tend to work against the real development that a country may…
NationOnline, 3 days ago

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Bureau declares SKC not under probe - The Nation Online

Bureau declares SKC not under probe - The Nation Online

Malawi

  The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) says Vice-President Saulos Chilima is not under any criminal investigations as implied by a witness statement circulating on social media. ACB director Reyneck Matemba clarified the matter after Chilima’s lawyers wrote the bureau on August 8 2018 seeking clarification on whether the graft-busting agency is investigating the Vice-President for any…
NationOnline, 6 days ago

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APM spits fire at UTM gurus - The Nation Online

APM spits fire at UTM gurus - The Nation Online

Malawi

President Peter Mutharika has warned his deputy Saulos Chilima, former first lady Callista Mutharika and other United Transformation Movement (UTM) gurus against attacking him, threatening, if they continue: “I am going to break a tonne of bricks on your heads.” Speaking on Saturday on arrival in Mzuzu, Mutharika said Chilima and his team, specifically the…
NationOnline, 7 days ago

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Envoy frowns at graft ills - The Nation Online

Envoy frowns at graft ills - The Nation Online

Malawi

Malawi needs to attain its full potential in rapid development by waging an all-out war against corruption and ensuring that lives of its ordinary citizens are transformed. This was part of the candid advice and caution outgoing Norwegian Ambassador Kikkan Haugen gave to the government and Malawians at the end of his four-year tour of…
NationOnline, 10 days ago

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Push comes to shove - The Nation Online

Push comes to shove - The Nation Online

Malawi

  Financial constraints have taken toll on Nchalo United and Dwangwa United who have expressed doubts over their continued participation in the TNM Super League. With barely three days before the second round kicks off, the two teams claim they are yet to assemble their squads. Said Nchalo chairperson Peter Chiipanthenga: “As of today, there…
NationOnline, 11 days ago

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Cashgate gives KCH modern surgical theatres - The Nation Online

Cashgate gives KCH modern surgical theatres - The Nation Online

Malawi

  Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH) in Lilongwe has benefitted from Cashgate after Norway channelled part of its withdrawn budgetary support to construct six surgical theatres. Before the Norwegian gesture, the referral facility had to make do with three theatres which authorities said were not adequate as surgeons needed to attend to many patients at the…
NationOnline, 12 days ago

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Audit queries MDF financial management - The Nation Online

Audit queries MDF financial management - The Nation Online

Malawi

  Malawi Defence Force (MDF) has come under scrutiny over how the security agency manages procurement and financial transactions. Revelations of misprocurement and overexpenditure in the National Audit Office (NAO) Malawi Government Accounts Audit for the year-ended June 30 2017 come after MDF was also embroiled in Cashgate—the plunder of public resources at Capital Hill—exposed…
NationOnline, 13 days ago

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Private sector still key driver for economy—UK - The Nation Online

Private sector still key driver for economy—UK - The Nation Online

Malawi

  British High Commissioner Holly Tett says the country’s economy can only grow further if the private sector takes a leading role in coming up with innovations. Speaking in an interview yesterday on the sidelines of the first-ever Umodzi Park Business Leaders’ Breakfast in Lilongwe, the envoy said the private sector—which is touted as the…
NationOnline, 16 days ago

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