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Tadikira Mutharika Charged With Human Trafficking

Tadikira Mutharika Charged With Human Trafficking

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Police have charged stepson to former president Peter Mutharika, Tadikira Mafubza with human trafficking, after his arrest on Wednesday. Mafubza's lawyer Gilbert Khonyongwa has confirmed the development. According to Khonyongwa, the driver who had been driving the vehicle which is suspected to have been used to transport and dump bodies of foreign nationals in Mtangatanga Forest Reserve in Mzimba, Sam Naveya, has also surrendered to the police. Khonyongwa says during police interrogations, the driver told the police that Mutharika's stepson was not aware of the kind of business he had been doing until yesterday when he was called to the police. The two are expected to appear before the Lilongwe Magistrate's court today
Police Nab Mutharika’s Stepson Tadikira

Police Nab Mutharika’s Stepson Tadikira

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Police in Lilongwe have arrested Tadikira Mafubza, stepson to former President Peter Mutharika allegedly in relation to the mass grave in Mzimba. National Police spokesperson Peter Kalaya says Mafubza handed himself over to police at Area 30 Headquarters a while ago. Said Kalaya : "We have strong evidence linking Tadikira to the mass grave in Mzimba. We had been looking for him for the past three days and he decided to hand over himself at Area 30. "That is all I can say for now as we continue with our investigations." Our sources indicate that a vehicle allegedly used to ferry the people whose mass graves were found in Mzimba has been impounded as well. In October, 30 dead bodies of people whom the police said were of Ethiopian origin were found at a forest in Mzimba.
Citizens For Impunity, Mbele Warns ACB To Stop Pursuing Case Against Chilima

Citizens For Impunity, Mbele Warns ACB To Stop Pursuing Case Against Chilima

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Citizens Against Impunity and Corruption (CAIC), a quasi-political outfit launched by outspoken UTM member Joshua Chisa Mbele and yet another outspoken MCP-affiliated lawyer, Silvester Ayuba James, has made a surprise U-turn against its founding agenda and adopt a mission of safeguarding impunity around the State Vice President, Saulosi Chilima. Chilima, who is a UTM founding president and ongoing leader appears to occupy a sacred position in Mbele’s heart who, in all circumstances, stand to defend, protect and promote political and personal interests of Chilima. Writing on his Facebook wall, Mbele has grabbed CAIC into his armpits while remarking that “Citizens Against Impunity and Corruption will not allow ACB (the Anti-Corruption Bureau) to bring charges to the Vice President...
TNM Donates ICT Equipments To Limbe Police

TNM Donates ICT Equipments To Limbe Police

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TNM has donated ICT infrastructure to Limbe Police Station to complement ongoing efforts by the police in combating crime. The donation includes 2 Routers and 3 months internet access which will support the station's Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras project. The CCTV Cameras have been installed around Limbe Central Business Area. Speaking during the presentation, TNM Head of Brand and Marketing Madalisto Jonazi said the donation underscores the company’s commitment towards improving security through the application of modern digital technology.
Farming Not For Poor People-Chakwera

Farming Not For Poor People-Chakwera

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President Lazarus Chakwera says time has come for Malawians to begin rejecting the misconception that farming is a vocation meant for the illiterate and the poor only. He stresses the need for the country to also stop viewing farming as only for subsistence-growing enough just for consumption. Chakwera has spoken this when conferring academic honours on 439 students for the Lilongwe University for Agriculture and Natural Resources-LUANAR this morning. Earlier, LUANAR’s Vice Chancellor, Professor Emmanuel Kaunda indicated the institution is making serious investments towards research to help the country achieve its long-term development blueprint, Malawi 2063 agenda. The graduation ceremony also coincides with the institution’s10th anniversary since its official opening in 2012...
Chakwera Inaugulates Macoha Flag Week

Chakwera Inaugulates Macoha Flag Week

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President Dr Lazarus Chakwera has inaugurated this year's MACOHA Flag Week with a call to stakeholders to think critically about the skills that persons with disabilities should acquire amidst the changing global economy. Speaking at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe, Dr Chakwera said there is a need for the country to have tailor-made activities for people with disabilities for them to meaningfully contribute towards Malawi 2063. "We cannot afford to be giving Malawians in general and persons with disabilities, in particular, the kind of skills they cannot earn a livelihood fromin the economy of tomorrow or that are not supporting the acceleration and sustainability of Malawi’s development," said President Chakwera. In his remarks, Chairperson for the Malawi Council for the Handicapped ...
NOCMA Board Fires Buluma

NOCMA Board Fires Buluma

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Details have emerged that the Board of National Oil Company of Malawi (NOCMA) terminated the employment contract of Acting Chief Executive Officer Helen Buluma on Tuesday 15 November 2022 in compliance with the determination of the Ombudsman on 31 October. In a letter signed by Collen Zamba, the Chairperson of the NOCMA Board, the termination follows legal advice from the Attorney General that the determination of the Ombudsman has to be complied with. Social media has been awash with a resignation letter purportedly written by Buluma but backdated to 14 November, a day before she was fired. Efforts to speak to Buluma proved futile as her phones went unanswered
Start Transacting In Digital Money Transfers-Kazako

Start Transacting In Digital Money Transfers-Kazako

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Information Minister, Gospel Kazako, says the continued dominance of paper money in transactions signifies the depth of poverty in this country, challenging Malawians to start transacting in digital money transfers. He was addressing about a 100 students in Lilongwe who are undergoing this year's Seed for the Future initiative by Huawei Technologies. The 100 ICT students are from various high learning institutions and will be exposed to industry oriented ICT skills with an aim to deepen their technological prowess for their greater contribution to the country. However, Kazako said the country cannot develop without digitization hence his government is championing development of the ICT sector through various projects. He further challenged Huawei to ensure high quality infrast...
Chakwera leads Malawians in remembering war veterans

Chakwera leads Malawians in remembering war veterans

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Lilongwe, November 13: President, Dr Lazarus Chakwera on Sunday led the nation in Remembrance Day commemoration at the National War Memorial Tower in Lilongwe. Also present at the event was Vice President, Dr Saulos Chilima, Cabinet Ministers, Chief Justice, Speaker of the National Assembly, envoys, Secretary to the President and Cabinet, Chiefs and others. Remembrance Day is observed on November 11 or Sunday closest to November 11 at 11 am as this was the time the First World War officially ended after the Germans called for suspension of fighting in order to secure a peace settlement. President Chakwera laid the wreath at the memorial tower followed by the Vice President, Chilima. Others who laid wreaths includes Malawi Defence Force Commander, General Vincent Nundwe, Inspec...
Chizuma Fails To Arrest Muluzi

Chizuma Fails To Arrest Muluzi

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The ACB Director does it again witch hunting and failed to arrest former minister of land Atupele Muluzi at Anti Corruption Bureau office Mulanje House in Lilongwe capital city of Malawi Muluzi was summoned by ACB to be interrogated by the Bureau officials in related to land issues, the Bureau wanted to quiz Muluzi how a plot was sold during his time he was minister of lands, The clear report indicates that ACB is used by some politicians to destroy the images of politicians who are threat to the ruling party MCP,Muluzi is only youthful politician with clean record in the country who is hope for Malawians as presidential candidate come 2025 general elections, Thousands of his supporters from all walks filled city centre in Lilongwe capital of Malawi solidarity and blocked the en...