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ALL SET FOR FDH BANK CUP QUARTER-FINALS

ALL SET FOR FDH BANK CUP QUARTER-FINALS

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The 2022 FDH Bank Cup quarter-finals and semifinal draw have been conducted today at the Football Association of Malawi (FAM) Head Offices in Chiwembe. Quarterfinals Changalume Barracks Vs Extreme FCNyasa Big Bullets Reserves Vs Blue EaglesMighty Mukuru wanderers Vs Kamuzu BarracksChitipa United Vs Nyasa Big Bullets Semifinals Winner between Nyasa Big Bullets Reserve and Blue Eagles will face the winner between Changalume Barracks and Extreme FC.Winner between Chitipa United and Nyasa Big Big Bullets will play the winner between Mighty Wanderers and Kamuzu Barracks. According to FAM's director of competitions, Gomezgani Zakazaka, quarterfinal stages will be played between the 20th and 21st of August.
BULLETS TO CLASH WITH SIMBA SC IN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

BULLETS TO CLASH WITH SIMBA SC IN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

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Nyasa Big Bullets will face Tanzania side Simba Sporting Club in the preliminary round of the CAF Champions League. The draw conducted today sees Bullets starting at home on September 9 before a return leg in Tanzania a week later. The TNM super league defending champions were booted out by Amazulu FC of South Africa in the pre-liminary round during the previous edition. The winner between the two sides will face the winner between Zambia's Red Arrows and Angola's Premiro Agosto on the weekend of 7 to 9 October with the second leg being played from 14 to 16 Same month. The encounter will see NBB playing out against their former midfielder's club. Peter Banda is currently one of the key players for Simba SC.
Former Energy Minister Newton Kambala Speaks Out On His Arrest On Alleged Corruption Case

Former Energy Minister Newton Kambala Speaks Out On His Arrest On Alleged Corruption Case

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Today, 9th August 2022 marks one full year since I was arrested on alleged corruption charges. I am out on bail while the court process is in session, but one year on, I remain a detainee. As I acknowledge this milestone in my life, I took a journey back to recount and reflect on events that occurred before my arrest, that should have served as red flags, what happened at my arrest, events that I observed while attending court, and what has happened just now. Sometime last year, 2021, around May or June, not sure but certainly before my arrest, I received a phone call from a high-ranking Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) official alerting me that the Authority was under immense pressure from politicians serving as high ranking government officials to close my company, Mkaka Constructio...
Mukuru Support Sand Music Festival K9 Million

Mukuru Support Sand Music Festival K9 Million

Music
Money transfer institution Mukuru has supported this year's Sand Music Festival with 9 Million Kwacha. The eminent music festival which starts from 30th to 2nd October at Kambiri Beach in Salima continues to earn support from the corporate world at a time when Zambian Yo Maps has been named the first international act. Speaking after presenting a cheque today, Charles Phiri, Country Manager for Mukuru said the decision follows the company's interest in promoting the arts industry in Malawi. In reaction, Wendy Harawa, one of the organisers of the festival could not hold her gratitude and said the support will also go a long way in ensuring that the show earns the massive tag yet again this year. Harawa has meanwhile said the full list of artists billed to perform will be announ...
FAM welcomes history of Malawi football book

FAM welcomes history of Malawi football book

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Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has welcomed a history of Malawi football book authored by United Kingdom based Mario Antione. The book which is set to be launched on Tuesday next week is the only comprehensive book to date that has documented the country’s football history from pre-colonial period to post independence period. FAM president Walter Nyamilandu applauded Antione for the book, saying it will help preserve history of the sport for future generations. In the picture, Antione (R) hands over a copy of the book to Nyamilandu.
KAKHOBWE CHESTER DROPPED IN A 28-MAN PROVISIONAL SQUAD

KAKHOBWE CHESTER DROPPED IN A 28-MAN PROVISIONAL SQUAD

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The Head of Technical Panel for Flames, Mario Marian Marinica has excluded Civil Service United goalkeeper Ernest Kakhobwe,Wanderers attacking midfielder Yamikani Chester in his 28-man provisional squad that he released yesterday. The two have been called for National team duty since their debut but their current performance has not been good. Kakhobwe has started the majority of Civil's games this season but his performance has been questionable while Chester's performance at his Club, Wanderers has not been good as he is yet to score in over 13 games that he had played this season. Tigers' Dalitso Khungwa and Joshua Woka for KB Reserve have been named in the squad instead of Kakhobwe while Dedza Dynamos' Charles Chipala has been named ahead of Yamikani Chester. Marinica said...
MALAWIANS IN RSA CELEBRATE INDEPENDENCE IN STYLE

MALAWIANS IN RSA CELEBRATE INDEPENDENCE IN STYLE

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Malawians living in the Republic of South Africa celebrated Malawi's independence in style with a sports open day at Turffontein with two separate events at Dalmatian. This was followed by the finals of Mukuru men's and women's tournaments at Turffontein Sports Ground in Johannesburg. The netball and football games were sponsored by Mukuru. Malawi's Deputy High Commissioner to South Africa, Panji Chirwa, commended Mukuru for sponsoring the tournament and urged Malawians in the diaspora to unite and support the development of Malawi. Chairperson for the tournament and events organising committee, Isaac Nkhata said the tournament was important, as it brought Malawians together to share their experience and ideas. He also said it was an important gathering for footballers and ...
Friends of Sattar family’s Bursary Fund donates to Malingunde School of the Blind

Friends of Sattar family’s Bursary Fund donates to Malingunde School of the Blind

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The friends of business tycoon Zuneth Sattar’s family bursary fund over the weekend donated of assorted items worth millions to the financially struggling Malingunde School of the Blind in the rural Lilongwe. Donated items including Soya pieces, soap, lotion and sugar that will benefit about 46 learners at the school. The group leader Lumbani Tembo who is also a fund beneficiary told journalists after handing over the items that the grouping has been in existence for the last three years with charity work across the country. Tembo disclosed that the grouping’s charity work has not been visible to the public hence not well-known as being silent all along. He added that the bursary fund has been benefitting both secondary and university students in the country’s schools. “The...
Mponela Catholic choir to launch 4th DVD

Mponela Catholic choir to launch 4th DVD

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KONDWANI KANDIADO- CITIZEN JOURNALIST The Mponela Catholic Choir 1 of the Lilongwe Archdiocese says they are set to launch their long awaited fourth DVD on July 31, 2022. The DVD titled 'Zonsezi ndindani' has songs like Mtendere, ndikamva njala, timuthokoze, iwe mkhristu ochimwa among others which have already started enjoying air play. According to the Choir Chairperson, Anastanzia Banda, Zonsezi ndindani, is the fourth DVD to be launched after Nanzikambe, Mlomo and Ndikadakhala ndi mapiko. Banda said preparations are at an advanced stage to have the DVD launched on Sunday afternoon at Linde Motel in the district. She said they decided to launch the DVD to continue preaching the gospel through music. She said: "We believe that to coordinate well with fellow Christians i...
KIZZ DANIEL’S CONCERT GETS K16 M BOOST

KIZZ DANIEL’S CONCERT GETS K16 M BOOST

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Few days after National Bank PLC injected K40 million towards Epic Lifestyle Concert, Yellow Card Services Limited also sponsored the event with a K16 million sponsorship. Kizz Daniel will headline the upcoming event. Speaking during the function, Yellow Card Services Limited, Chief Executive Officer, Tikhala Mbedza believes their brand will benefit if they partner with the Kizz Daniel's concert. "Kizz Daniel is a big artist and through partnering with Epic Lifestyle Concert we hope to raise awareness of our platform that is in the business of cryptocurrency exchange," said Mbedza. While thanking Yellow Card Services Limited, Epic Lifestyles Chief Executive Officer, Yolamu Kawanga, revealed that there are many opportunities for companies that may partner with them in executing...