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2018-02-19 Opposition Leader Blocked From Speaking At Mpasu's Funeral
[Nyasa Times] The opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has accused government of blocking the party president and leader of opposition Lazarus Chakwera from giving his eulogies at the funeral of veteran politician Sam Mpasu, who was president of New Labour Party.

2018-02-19 VP Chilima Mourns Veteran Politician Mpasu
[Nyasa Times] State Vice President Saulos Chilima led the nation in mourning veteran politician Sam Mpasu, who fought for multiparty democracy, at the funeral ceremony on Sunday at his home village Khuzi, in the area of Traditional Authority Kwataine in Ntcheu.

2018-02-20 Malawi Parliament to Deduct Allowances From Absentee MPs
[Nyasa Times] Parliament Secretariat will deduct allowances for members of Parliament (MPs) who absent themselves from sittings without valid reasons, the Speaker of Parliament Richard Msowoya has said.

2018-02-20 Malawi Ambassador to UN Loses Battle to Cancer
[Nyasa Times] Malawi ambassador to the United Nations died Necton Mhura has died following a long battle with cancer.

2018-02-20 Chiphiko Raps Goodall's 'Wish List' in Mid-Term Budget
[Nyasa Times] Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development Goodall Gondwe's Mid-term Budget Review Statement faced scrutiny from Parliamentary Budget and Finance Committee which has called it mere wish list as the country's fiscal position is under pressure from a weakening domestic revenue collection and high interest rates on Admarc loans.

2018-02-20 Chanco Students Plant 3 000 Trees At Ku Chawe
[Nyasa Times] Students at Chancellor College, a constituent of the University of Malawi, have successfully reforested Zomba's Ku Chawe with 3 000 trees.

2018-02-20 Man in for Cutting Electricity Pole
[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre February 19, 2018: Police in Blantyre have arrested a 39 year old man for allegedly trying to cut down an Electricity Supply Corporation (ESCOM) electric pole at Sunnyside.

2018-02-20 Red Lions Elect New Executive - Kathumba Is New Chairman
[Nyasa Times] Zomba-based military super league outfit, Red Lions, now has a new executive following elections that took place recently.

2018-02-19 Lucius Banda Continues War Against Malawi Corruption in Crimes
[Nyasa Times] Three decades after he embarked on the crusade, Malawian music icon Lucius Banda is unrelenting and unwavering in his criticism of public looting, social injustice and political abuse as he demonstrates in his new album 'Crimes'.

2018-02-19 Four Nigerians to Answer Theft Charges for Stealing in Car Parks - Malawi Police
[Nyasa Times] Malawi Police has said four Nigerian who were arrested at Lilongwe City Centre on Friday for opening peoples' locked car doors and apparently stealing valuables from the vehicles will answer charges of theft.

2018-02-19 Rights Group Inspires Secondary School
[Nyasa Times] African Women Honours Empowerment (AWHE) on Friday contributed to promoting girls' education and rights by visiting Bwaila Secondary School in Lilongwe.

2018-02-19 HIV/Aids Clients Receive Art and TB Services Under Tree Sheds
[Malawi News Agency] Karonga -Kachila Youth Initiative (KAYI) has accused health officials at Mpata and Lupembe health centres in Karonga for providing clients anti-retroviral therapy drugs and Tuberculosis (TB) services under tree sheds and along corridors of the facilities.

2018-02-20 Ndirande Irate Mob Beat to Death Suspected Thief
[Nyasa Times] Angry residents of populous township of Ndirande in Blantyre have beaten to death a man suspected to have stolen a wheelbarrow.

2018-02-19 Soccer - Petro De Luanda in Malawi Without Skipper Job in Second Leg
[ANGOP] Luanda -with a (5-0) advantage recorded in the first match, Petro de Luanda traveled Sunday to Malawi without the team's skipper to face Masters Security FC for the second leg of the Confederation of Africa Football CUP (CAF).

2018-02-19 Mangochi National IDs in
[Malawi News Agency] Mangochi -National identification cards for people in Mangochi arrived at the office of the District Commissioner (DC) on Saturday and distribution is expected to start from March 3 - 24, the council has confirmed.

2018-02-20 Football Players Association Launch in March 2018
[Nyasa Times] Football Players Association of Malawi (FPAM) says it is set to officially launch the Association next month before the kick-off of 2018 football season.

2018-02-19 Media Body Condemns Attacks On BBC Journalists
[Nyasa Times] Nyika Media Club, a grouping of media professionals in the Northern Region, has criticised the attack of three British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) journalists and three other members of their crew in Karonga's 'Benghazi' area on Friday on suspicion that they were bloodsuckers.

2018-02-19 Elderly Women Fear Spate of Murderous Witch-Hunts
[Nyasa Times] Irate members of the community in the area of group village headman Mwangolera, Traditional Authority Kyungu in Karonga the northern district of Malawi on Thursday destroyed properties and houses of some elderly people who believed they were witches.

2018-02-19 Red Cross Bails Out Phalombe Disaster Response Teams
[Malawi News Agency] Phalombe -Red Cross Society of Malawi has reiterated on the importance of providing community-based Disaster Response Teams with necessary working materials for them to ably assist people during disasters.

2018-02-19 Mangochi 'Untouchables' Frustrating Revenue Collection
[Malawi News Agency] Mangochi -People who consider themselves as 'untouchables' in Mangochi are frustrating the council's revenue collection, Mangochi District Commissioner (DC), Reverend Moses Chimphepo, disclosed on Saturday.

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