Daily Archives: August 21, 2016

Soldiers’ wives petition King Mswati III

  THE soldiers’ wives address the SADC People’s Summit in Manzini, Swaziland on Friday. . . . plead with incoming SADC chair to intervene in Lesotho Keiso Mohloboli Manzini SEVEN wives of detained and exiled Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) members have lobbied incoming Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) chairman King Mswati III to intervene in the “suffering” of… Read More »

Opposition plots SADC summit strategy

    BNP Deputy Leader Joang Molapo Lekhetho Ntsukunyane LEADERS of the tripartite opposition bloc are today expected to meet to finalise “a comprehensive report” to be submitted to South African Vice-President Cyril Ramaphosa for presentation at the SADC Summit of Heads of State and Government in Mbabane, Swaziland next week. According to Basotho National Party (BNP) deputy… Read More »

Mahao family slams govt

  Professor Nqosa Mahao . . . alleges cover up of former army chief’s death Lekhetho Ntsukunyane THE family of the slain former army commander, Maaparankoe Mahao, has accused the government of covering up investigations into his killing by involving the army in the probe. Lt-Gen Mahao’s brother, Professor Nqosa Mahao, yesterday told the Sunday Express they were… Read More »

MACRA pounces on Zodiak over Kamlepo interview: Misa-Malawi urges regulator to conduct itself in transparent manner

Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has summoned private owened Zodiak Broadcasting Service to a disciplinary hearing which is to be held in Blantyre, following an exclusive interview which the station offered to Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) vice-chairperson Kamlepo Kalua  . Itaye: Macra summons Zodiak Kalua, who is also Rumphi East member of Parliament (People’s Party-PP) and PP… Read More »

Robbers steal K4.2mil from Mangochi NBS Bank

Unidentified robbers ransacked and robbed NBS Bank Mangochi Branch of K4.2million, police have confirmed. Mangochi Police Station Public Relations Officer, Inspector Rodrick Maida said  the incident happened on August 18 when the thugs broke into the bank’s premises. “The cash was stacked into the ATM. The criminals stormed the bank premises and tied security guards with ropes before… Read More »

Blantyre Utd, Mitra Icons draw in top table league affair: Malawi 2nd tier football league

Blantyre United still lead Malawi’s second tier Southern Football League after drawing 1-1 with second-placed Mitra lcons at Chiwembe on Saturday as the two fight to qualify for the top flight TNM Super League. Mitra Icons, still two more games to play Chigoga: It was tough match Blantyre United lead with 39 points, just one ahead of Mitra Icons.… Read More »

Wells for Zoe reaches out to 500 000 Malawians with clean water

Wells for Zoe, an Irish voluntary organisation, has reached out to half a million Malawians by providing them with safe and clean water. A Wells for Zoe team at work in rural Mzimba. The revelation comes following a Nyasa Times’ follow up on the organisation works in northern Malawi since 2005. Among others, Wells for Zoe focuses on enabling the… Read More »


MALANTI – Voters in Malanti have told the Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) that they want to have the power to recall under performing members of parliament (MPs). They said they had, in the past, voted for a number of candidates to the august House who somehow forgot about their needs and were unhappy that there was nothing… Read More »