ACB Arrests Karim, Bottomani in Malawi Police Service food ratio scam

The Anti-Corruption Bureau – ACB has arrested Zameer Karim of Pioneer Investment and former Malawi Police Service-MPS Director of Finance Innocent Bottomani in relation to the contract supply ration packs to the Malawi Police Service in 2015. The two have been arrested alongside Grant Kachingwe. According to ACB’s Senior Public Relations Officer, Egritta Ndala, Kareem …

Fire guts down house for Information Minister

 Fire has today morning, gutted down part of the residence of Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Henry Mussa, in Lilongwe. When VoL visited the scene in the morning, fire fighters from Lilongwe City Council had already quenched the fire. According to eye witnesses, the inferno had started from the garage.

Stakeholders tip media practitioners on effective child’s rights reporting

Media practitioners in the Northern region, have been urged to take a proactive role in reporting issues to do with child abuse if Malawi is to accelerate her gains made to end the vice. District Social Welfare Officer for Mzimba North, Edward Chisanga made the appeal on Wednesday in Mzuzu during a workshop on Child …

UTM set to sell a message of hope to people in the Northern region

Leader of United Transformation Movement-UTM Dr. Saulosi Chilima is expected to hold whistle-stop tours in a number of places in the northern region this weekend. Among other places, Dr. Chilima who is also State Vice-President, is expected to hold the whistle-stop-tours at Jenda trading centre in Mzimba this Friday. Speaking in an interview with VoL …

A new twist to construction of a Blantyre Convention Centre

A Blantyre resident has obtained a court injunction against the construction of the Indian Government sponsored Convention Centre. Information sourced VoL indicates the resident, Dan Magazgo, is claiming government has not compensated him for his plot bearing the number CC 1063 in Chichiri, which Blantyre City Council has allocated for the construction of the Convention …

Parliament dates Govt. on Conflict resolution in Public Universities

TheParliamentary Committee on Education has asked government to institute anotherOffice of the Ombudsman, which will specifically be mandated to handleconflicts in public universities in the country. Chairperson for the committee, Dr. Elias Chakwera, made the proposal when he presented the committee’s report on Education, Science and Technology, in parliament today. Dr. Chakwera said currently, cases …

Capitol Hill asked to speed up dialogue process with Tanzania counterparts over Lake Malawi row

The Parliamentary Committee on International Relations has asked government to speed up discussions with Tanzania on the Lake Malawi dispute. Speaking when he presented the committee’s report of activities, Chairperson for the Committee, Alex Major, said government has taken too long to finalize discussions on the matter. Major further expressed concern that despite the ongoing …