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Parlimentarian Calls For Positive Talk Of Malawi

Parlimentarian Calls For Positive Talk Of Malawi

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Member of Parliament for Rumphi West Yona Mkandawire has urged fellow legislators to always promote positive stories about Malawi. Mkandawire was speaking in Parliament when he contributed to the Mid-Year Budget Review. Mkandawire said it is high time Members of Parliament offer tangible solutions rather than always leaning towards criticism. "Let's paint a good picture of our country. North, East, South, West home is best. This is our home," said Mkandawire. Mkandawire also asked for the early distribution of fertiliser under the Affordable Inputs Programme to which the Chairperson of the AIP Task force, Richard Chimwendo Banda, assured the House that fertilizer will be distributed in all the constituencies regardless of political inclinations. Parliament is meeting for th...
Chihana Slamms Chakwera For Signing Scam Agreement

Chihana Slamms Chakwera For Signing Scam Agreement

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Firebrand AFORD MP for Mzimba North Yeremiah Chihana has slammed President Chakwera for signing a scam agreement with Nigerian's Bridgin Foundation, an organization that has never helped any country in the world. Chihana who was speaking in Parliament says, by signing such amount of magnitude, 7 trillion kwacha at State House with scammers, it means Minister of Homeland Security Jean Sendeza State House security personnel is crap, Attorney General is useless, and the entire Justice Ministry plus their Minister are sleeping on the job Nowhere in the world you can invite an organization that fails to disclose its "vital information on website" and as government you have no problems with that. No due diligence has been done. It is desperate action but using fake means to save the sinki...
AIP inquiry to summon Colleen Zamba

AIP inquiry to summon Colleen Zamba

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The joint Parliamentary Committee which was inquiring into the Affordable Inputs Programme implementation has disclosed that it will again summon Secretary to the President and Cabinet (SPC) Colleen Zamba. Reserve Bank of Malawi governor Wilson Banda is also on the list it will summon for questioning on the roles they played in the dubious K750 million fertiliser deal. Zamba was sent back after some members of the committee voted that she should not be interrogated before former SPC Zangazanga Chikhosi. In an interview Friday, the committee’s chairperson Sameer Suleman said Zamba and others who failed to appear before the committee will be summoned again. He added that the committee may be forced to subpoena them should they not cooperate. “The Speaker has advised us t...
Chilima arrest is Chakwera’s desperate MCP operatives to divert Malawians attention on shameless SPC Zamba’s NOCMA, Auzano fertilizer scandals

Chilima arrest is Chakwera’s desperate MCP operatives to divert Malawians attention on shameless SPC Zamba’s NOCMA, Auzano fertilizer scandals

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By Deus Chikalaza President Lazarus Chakwera’s Malawi Congress Party (MCP) is under intense pressure to win back Malawians trust over numerous scandals being exposed just two years in power. Reverend Chakwera has been betrayed by his own trusted errands whom were put in key Tonse Alliance government position. Chakwera with appetite for power despite his incompetency to run state affairs as proved in the last two years, he is trying to use all tactics to win lost glory that put him to power in 2020. Despite all desperation attempts to stick to power though he promised Malawians to resign if he failed to govern, Chakwera with MCP still facing shame day in day out. Evidenced Chakwera’s errands including embattled Finance Minister Sosten Gwengwe, Secretary to the President and ...
NOCMA Board To Face Wrath Of Parliament,

NOCMA Board To Face Wrath Of Parliament,

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Board members of the National Oil Company of Malawi (NOCMA) board risk facing the wrath of parliament for failing to appear before Public Appointments Committee–PAC.They were summoned to appear before PAC yesterday over issues surrounding former NOCMA Acting CEO, Hellen Buluma, on whether she got fired or resigned on her own.According to the parliamentary committee, the NOCMA board did not give any excuse for not showing up.Buluma left NOCMA last week after tendering a resignation letter but the government claimed that she was fired a day earlier.Buluma who appeared before the committee yesterday, made shocking revelations that the Secretary to the Government Colleen Zamba pressurized her to sign dubious fuel deals.PAC Chairperson Joyce Chitsulo hints that the fate of the defiant NOCMA bo...
MCP Yati Dpp Inkapwanya Dala Malamulo

MCP Yati Dpp Inkapwanya Dala Malamulo

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Chipani cha MCP chati chikudziwa bwino kuti kuwonjezera madera a phungu komanso makhansala kufuna ndalama zochuluka komabe nkofunika mogwirizana ndi malamulo kuti ganizo la bungwe la MEC ligwire ntchito basi. M'neneri wa chipanichi, Maurice Munthali wadzudzulanso chipani cha DPP ati posafuna kulemekeza malamulo m'mbuyomu ponena kuti zimapangitsa kuti anthu asamalandire zitukuko mofanana. Posachedwapa, nyumba ya malamulo idavomereza lipoti la MEC lowonjezera madera a aphungu kuchoka pa 193 kufika pa 229 ndipo madera a makhansala afika pa 509 kuchoka pa 462. Koma DPP yati kuwonjezera maderawa nkusaganiza kamba koti pakadalipano dziko lino likudutsa kale m'mavuto adzaoneni pachuma.
IMF Approves RCF For Malawi

IMF Approves RCF For Malawi

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved $88.3 million (K90.4 billion) to Malawi under the fund’s Rapid Credit Facility (RCF). Confirming the development to MBC Online, Minister of Finance, Sosten Gwengwe said the money will be disbursed to Malawi with immediate effect. Gwengwe further said the funds will help the country in several ways including replenishing Malawi’s forex reserve.
50 Phalombe Chiefs Against Selection Of Chief Kaduya As Paramount

50 Phalombe Chiefs Against Selection Of Chief Kaduya As Paramount

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About 50 Lhomwe chiefs from Phalombe, Chiradzulu and Thyolo against the selection of Senior chief Kaduya as their Paramount chief are gathered at 'Mwala osema'-Ngolongoliwa headquarters refreshing their stand. Senior Group Village Headman Juma, has started by alleging that the selection of Paramount chief Kaduya was influenced by 'the party', adding that the Lhomwes follow a well-structured lineage and culture when selecting chiefs, nothing else. GVH Juma further alleges that the Mulhakho wa Alhomwe secretariat overstepped the mandate of chiefs in selecting the rightful Paramount chief for the belt. Senior chief Nkhulambe, TA Ngolongoliwa and TA Ndalama are in attendance.
Stiif Punishment To Those implicated In plunder In Kenya Embassy

Stiif Punishment To Those implicated In plunder In Kenya Embassy

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The Public Accounts Committee of Parliament is recommending criminal proceedings against those implicated in the plunder of funds and government property at Malawi’s High Commission in Kenya. The recommendations are contained in a report which was presented in parliament by the committee’s Chairperson Mark Botomani. According to Botomani, what transpired in Kenya should not be repeated in other embassies, hence the need for action against those responsible for the mess. Speaking to Capital FM, Botomani highlights that the adoption of the report by the house, means immediate implementation of what has been recommended.
Govt Dismisses Buluma’s Resignation Letter

Govt Dismisses Buluma’s Resignation Letter

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Drama has surrounded the relinquishing of job by Helen Buluma as Nocma acting chief executive officer as government through the Ministry of Information and Digitalisation has issued a public statement, dismissing a resignation letter by Buluma. According to a letter from the Ministry that we have seen, government claims that it is not in receipt of the letter, describing the letter as misleading and that it should be treated with contempt it deserves. The statement further said Buluma was relieved from her duty as the Nocma's acting CEO. Adding that this was in line with public expectations and determination of the Office of Ombudsman. The statement further states that the letter which they say Buluma is circulating on social media has come after this relief of her responsibiliti...