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I write for the love of Malawi, not hatred for anyone: Nyasa Times columnist speaks out

30 July 2014 08:38:05 Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi

A certain sections of Malawians has what I would call “nauseating culture” whereby people do not want to accept that there are Malawians out there who act purely in the interest of the country and not to please anyone or advance personal political interests. I have observed this through comments on this column and articles...

Vice All News Time30 July 2014 08:38:05


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25 Malawi soldiers critical after car accident

29 July 2014 22:55:25 Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi

About 25  Malawi Defence Force  (MDF) soldiers are battling for their lives at  a hospital in Zomba after a Tata truck they were travelling in was involved in a terrible accident at Changalume Barracks as it ove turn due to the break failure. A visit by Nyasa Times reporter at Zomba Central Hospital Tuesday evening...

Vice All News Time29 July 2014 22:55:25


Mutharika fires Malawi anti-corruption chief, top prosecutor

28 July 2014 20:34:13 Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi

Malawi President Peter Mutharika  has dismissed the head of the country’s anti-corruption watchdog and also sacked Director of Public Prosecution, Nyasa Times understands. Office of President and Cabinet sources told Nyasa Times that Justice Renzine Nzikamanda would be replaced as head of Anti Corruptio Bureau (ACB). “The President  is to make appointments of new head...

Vice All News Time28 July 2014 20:34:13


Tanzania to purchase new ship to sail on Lake Malawi: Kikwete says no war

21 July 2014 15:07:42 Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi

Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete says his country will not engage in any war with Malawi as a means to resolve the border dispute on Lake Malawi (also known as Lake Nyasa in Tanzania) but disclosed  a plan to purchase a new ship that will operate at the lake. Tanzanian newspapers are reporting  that Kikwete made...

Vice All News Time21 July 2014 15:07:42


Tanzania: Peaceful Means to Resolve Lake Nyasa Border Dispute

21 July 2014 12:09:01 AllAfrica News: Latest

[Daily News]PRESIDENT Jakaya Kikwete has maintained that Tanzania will not engage in any war with Malawi as a means to resolve Lake Nyasa boundary dispute.

Vice All News Time21 July 2014 12:09:01


Kabwila elected chair Women Caucus: Malawi Parliament adjourns

04 July 2014 16:07:09 Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi

Malawi Congress Party (MCP) member of Parliament for Salima Northwest Constituency, Dr Jessie Kabwila, has been elected as new chairperson for Women Caucus in Parliament. Kabwila,who is also MCP spokesperson, will be deputised by former chair Cecilia Chazama. She told Nyasa Times that it’s “an honour to serve as the Chair of the Legislative Women’s...

Vice All News Time04 July 2014 16:07:09


Malawi’s Manda lands Manzini coaching job in Swaziland

03 July 2014 13:44:39 Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi

Swaziland’s Manzini Wanderers has hired Malawian tactician Charles Manda as their new head coach with the team’s Managing Director  Mduduzi ‘Tsotsi’ Mabila revealing that the club want to get “back to basics” under their new coach. “We are delighted to confirm Charles Manda as our new coach,” Mabila said in an interview with Nyasa Times....

Vice null Time03 July 2014 13:44:39


JB funding her US trip, furious with Nyasa Times story

25 June 2014 18:19:54 Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi

Former president Joyce Banda has vehemently protested against a story carried by Nyasa Times earlier that former Chief Secretary in the Office of President and Cabinet Hawa Ndilowe has been removed from her post after it was discovered that she was arranging a foreign trip to the United State of America for Banda. Banda is...

Vice All News Time25 June 2014 18:19:54


APM appoints Malawi News editor Ndala as spin doctor, Mwansambo deputy

24 June 2014 15:56:04 Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi

Malawian president Peter Mutharika has picked Malawi News editor Frederick Ndala and MBC ( broadcaster ) Mzuzu Bureau Chief Timpuza Mwansambo as Press Secretary and Deputy Press Secretary respectively, State House has confirmed. State House press officer Justice Mponda confirmed to Nyasa Times the appointments. As press secretary, Ndala will also take up the role...

Vice null Time24 June 2014 15:56:04


Minibus import duty should be removed, MOAM petitions Malawi Parliament

21 June 2014 01:52:08 Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi

The Minibus Owners Association of Malawi MOAM has petitioned parliament to remove excise duty on imported minibuses to enable operators import new minibuses. Moam has also asked the National Assembly currently meeting in Lilongwe to reduce import duty on minibuses. Secretary General of Moam Coxley Kamange told Nyasa Times in an interview that government needs...

Vice null Time21 June 2014 01:52:08


Sosten Gwengwe Breaks Silence: Its Reflection Time

17 June 2014 11:48:45 Malawi Voice

Former Minister of Trade and Industry, who was also Peoples Party (PP) presidential runningmate in the May 20 Tripartite elections, Sosten Gwengwe, has said Malawians should not expect much from him now that he is out of active politics. He told a local news paper that he is currently resting at his home in Nathenje. […] Related Posts: Trade Minister Sosten Gwengwe Says ‘Azimayi Omwe… Nkhoma C.C.A.P. Synod Tells Sosten Gwengwe ‘We Don’t… Sosten Gwengwe Already Enjoying State Vice President Status: Battle for Joyce Banda’s Running-mate Heats up, As… Gwengwe Goes Dirty Again: Transfers Three Head-teachers for… The post Sosten Gwengwe Breaks Silence: Its Reflection Time appeared first on Malawi Voice .

Vice All News Time17 June 2014 11:48:45


Goodall appointed new Malawi finance minister

06 June 2014 16:44:59 Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi

Malawian President Peter Mutharika has appointed Goodall Gondwe as Minister of Finance & Economic Planning and Development effective today. A statement issued Friday which Nyasa Times said Gondwe will be sowrn-in Friday. It is said the appointment is in exercise of the powers conferred upon the president by section 92(1) as read with section 94(1)...

Vice All News Time06 June 2014 16:44:59


MEC won’t release results of Malawi chaotic elections until vote audit

30 May 2014 20:51:54 Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi

Seven commissioners in the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) have said in a communique that they decided that results in the chaotic presidential elections be withheld as they could “not be relied upon”, citing “discrepancies”, Nyasa Times can reveal. The communique seen by Nyasa Times is signed by commissioners, Reverend Mezuwa Banda, Nancy Tembo, Wellington Nakanga,...

Vice All News Time30 May 2014 20:51:54


MEC won’t release results of Malawi chaotic elections

30 May 2014 19:28:20 Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi

Seven commissioners in the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) have said in a communique that they decided that results in the chaotic presidential elections be withheld as they could “not be relied upon”, citing “discrepancies”, Nyasa Times can reveal. The communique seen by Nyasa Times is signed by commissioners, Reverend Mezuwa Banda, Nancy Tembo, Wellington Nakanga,...

Vice All News Time30 May 2014 19:28:20


Breaking News: PP Official Kamanya Shoots Himself Dead Barely A Day After Unofficially Losing May 20 Polls

22 May 2014 08:10:44 Malawi Voice

Former Joyce Banda’s Local Government Deputy Minister and Peoples Party parliamentarian for Lilongwe Msodzi North, Godfrey Kamanya has shot himself dead barely a day after unofficially losing May 20 polls. He shots himself dead on the chest. He left a suicide note which appeals to President Joyce Banda to take care of his only daughter […] Related Posts: Malawians Urged To Reject UDF, DPP’s Insults: Follow… Dep. Local Govt Minister Kamanya Says DPP Masterminded… Health Minister Gotani Hara, KCH Workers Force Kamanya Down… We Will Deal With You: Malawi’s Junior Ministers Threaten… Gwengwe, Kamanya’s Oratory Skills Impress Uladi Mussa: The post Breaking News: PP Official Kamanya Shoots Himself Dead Barely A Day After Unofficially Losing May 20 Polls appeared first on Malawi Voice .

Vice null Time22 May 2014 08:10:44


Malawi: Tight Race in Election

22 May 2014 07:46:35 AllAfrica News: Latest

[Deutsche Welle]Voting spilled over into a second day in Malawian elections. Nyasa Times editor told DW, he never thought that the day would come, when Malawians could not predict who would be their next president.

Vice All News Time22 May 2014 07:46:35


It’s about time Malawi developed own public polling industry

17 May 2014 06:12:05 Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi

A local outfit with a fancy name — Research Tech Consultants — suggested recently that President Joyce Banda would win the May 20elections. Respected news organizations The Nation and Zodiak radio [and Nyasa Times] reported the findings, giving RTC bragging rights and the ruling party which is facing some tough competition a little bit of swagger. The opposition...

Vice All News Time17 May 2014 06:12:05


Robbers break into James Nyondo’s residence

14 May 2014 21:18:31 Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi

Unknown thugs Wednesday morning broke into one of Malawi’s presidential hopefuls James Nyondo residence in the capital Lilongwe taking away with them several valuable electronic items, Nyasa Times can report. Nyondo is National Salvation Front (Nasaf) torchbearer, and is contesting 11 other candidates in next week Tuesday tripartite elections. According to Dominic Munyenyembe, Nyondo’s personal assistant, the robbers “must have jumped...

Vice All News Time14 May 2014 21:18:31


JOYCE BANDA PAYS BRIBE TO THOM CHIUMIA TO PROMOTE PP ON NYASA TIMES

08 May 2014 23:57:58 Malawi Voice

Malawi President Joyce Banda’s PP has paid Nyasa Times Chief Editor Thom Chiumia over £20,000 (MK13.6 million) to write PP propaganda. According to online publication Sande Times, Nyasa Times Chief Editor Mr Thom Chiumia has received over £20,000 “gift” from Joyce Banda so that the online newspaper can write positive news about Joyce Banda and […] Related Posts: Malawi’s Top Diplomat Reduces Himself Into A… We Will Deal With You: Malawi’s Junior Ministers Threaten… London Prostitutes Feted By President Joyce Banda’s Aide Nyasa Online Car Marketers Go More Innovational: Create… Calvary Family Church Rebuffs Media Reports On Appostle… The post JOYCE BANDA PAYS BRIBE TO THOM CHIUMIA TO PROMOTE PP ON NYASA TIMES appeared first on Malawi Voice .

Vice All News Time08 May 2014 23:57:58


Flames secure Carlsberg Malawi sponsorship

07 May 2014 05:09:27 Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi

A sigh of relief to Football Association of Malawi (FAM) and government as finally the Flames has secured a sponsor in the name of Carlsberg Malawi, Nyasa Times has confirmed from the sponsors. Carlsberg Malawi Senior Brands Manager for alcoholic beverages Twikale Chirwa confirmed the news. Chirwa said more information will be divulged during the...

Vice All News Time07 May 2014 05:09:27


Egyptian tobacco buyers jets in Malawi

23 April 2014 03:41:39 Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi

A high level delegation of seven Egyptians Tobacco buyers have arrived in the country where they are expected to seal deals with Malawi based commercial tobacco buyers. Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) Chief Executive Officer Dr Bruce Munthali has confirmed this to Nyasa Times. Munthali said the delegation arrived in the country on Monday this week...

Vice null Time23 April 2014 03:41:39


Nyasa Times sweep TNM media awards in Malawi Super League

02 March 2014 23:43:58 Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi

TNM Limited, sponsors of the K65 million TNM Super League on Saturday presented awards to deserving teams and individuals, including journalists who provided best coverage for the league in the 2013-14 edition. For the first time in the history of the country’s elite soccer, the awards included journalists from the online media, who have been...

Vice All News Time02 March 2014 23:43:58


Nyasa Times clocks 7 years, reaches over 20 million readership

31 January 2014 00:55:53 Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi

Leading online news website on Malawi, Nyasa Times, has clocked seven years since its inception and its management has expressed profound gratitude to its readers for the support. “It doesn’t look far since we launched the online publication. The Nyasa Times readers have been wonderful and the publication in 2013 experienced an upsurge of visitors to the online...

Vice All News Time31 January 2014 00:55:53


Malawi to produce magazine for Liberian President

23 January 2014 19:33:26 Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi

Malawi government through the Ministry of Information intends to produce a souvenir magazine in honour of Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf who is expected to visit the country on 1st February, 2014, Nyasa Times can reveal. This is according to minutes of an editorial meeting on production of the special newsletter at Ministry of Information....

Vice All News Time23 January 2014 19:33:26


Nyasa Times interview with BWB spokesperson on prepaid water supply

23 January 2014 02:37:24 Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi

The Blantyre Water Board (BWB) last year introduced the prepaid water system to its customers. Currently, the Board is still running the project’s “three-month” pilot phase, which started in April 2013. Priscilla Mateyu is BWB’s Public Affairs Officer and in this exclusive interview with Nyasa Time journalist Kimpho Loka, she explains why the Board is...

Vice All News Time23 January 2014 02:37:24


CEAR to buy more rail coaches to meet Malawi demand

23 January 2014 02:26:55 Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi

The Central East African Railways (CEAR), Malawi’s railway transport provider, will buy more passenger coaches to meet high demand. The company told Nyasa Times a week after it introduced six new wagons on the rails in the South, operating between Limbe and Liwonde. CEAR says despite the maiden trip being a success, the coaches could...

Vice All News Time23 January 2014 02:26:55


Malawi’s new girl band: Nyasa Queens

07 January 2014 02:38:05 Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi

The country has not seen it all yet, and when it comes to music, prepare to always be blown away, especially with Malawi’s freshest girl group known as Nyasa Queens. They are three young ladies namely Alice Mtanga aka Candy, Shamaelah Gonkho aka Sane G and Diana Phiri aka Catalia, who are bringing in a different...

Vice All News Time07 January 2014 02:38:05


John Kapito is ‘Person of the Year’ in Malawi – Nyasa Times

01 January 2014 05:37:54 Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi

Consumer Association of Malawi (Cama) executive director John Kapito has been selected by Nyasa Times Malawi’s leading online publication as the ‘Person of the Year’. Former Malawi Congress Party (MCP) president John Tembo is runner-up. Nyasa Times introduced the Person of the Year accolade in 2010 and it was first given to the then Vice President Joyce Banda who defied...

Vice All News Time01 January 2014 05:37:54