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Mother scalds daughter with hot water

Police in Nkhotakota district have arrested Rabecca Masina, 22,for scalding her 9-year-old-daughter with hot water for going to the lake without her consent. Nkhotakota police publicist Williams Kaponda said the daughter who was treated as an out-patient at Nkhotakota district hospital sustained wounds on her stomach and left hand. According …

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Man jailed for raping step daughter in Nkhotakota

Maulana Kapinga, 39, sent the people in court into laughter during mitigation for saying Satan influenced him to defile and impregnate his 14-year-old step-daughter in Nkhotakota district. The then accused Kapinga, further repentantly declared his responsibility as anticipated by any parent to the victim and the unborn baby. He therefore, …

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Govt to revive postal agencies

The Government of Malawi through Malawi Communications and Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has embarked on a project to revive 154 postal agencies across the country. MACRA’s Deputy Director of Postal Services Burnet Namacha said postal services are the basic and most affordable means of communication. “The government of Malawi has the …

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Man fined over FISP coupons

The Mangochi First Grade Magistrate Court on wednesday fined wellington maphuwa K150,000.00 or in default serve a 2 years imprisonment with hard labour for found with stolen 207 Farm Inputs Subsidy Program (FISP) coupons. Mangochi police public relations officer Inspector Rodrick Maida said through state prosecutor Assistant Superintendent Efford Kamphonje …

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Nobody owns two killed crocodiles in Mangochi- Police

Mangochi Police Station has refuted social media claims that the station received a complaint from one of the villagers in Mponda claiming ownership of two crocodiles that were shot dead in Shire river on 5th and 7th November,2019. Mangochi Police Public Relations Officer Rodrick Maida said the two crocodiles caused …

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Police boss dates community on security

The commissioner of police responsible for Central Region, Mrs Evalist Chisale had an interaction with Community Policing Forums (C.P.Fs) and community to strengthen the existing partinership in the fight against crime. The meeting was held in the area of Senior Chief Malengachanzi. In her remarks, Mrs Chisale urged all C.P.F’s …

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#Opinion: Malawi’s Shire -Zambezi Water Way Can be Economically Vital as Egypt’s Suez Canal

Landlocked Malawi still has a chance of boosting its economy using water transport just as how Egypt made it using a man-made marvel, Suez Canal, connecting Mediterranean and Red sea. From zero, Egypt turned things around by becoming the centre of International trade using the canal. The scenario can be …

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Lightening kills woman in Blantyre

Lightening has on Sunday killed a 32 year old woman at Nsanganiza village in Blantyre. According to information gathered by Malawi Muslim Website, the deceased, Kawenga Kaiwe went to visit a friend and met her fate on her way back when it started raining. Her body was found lying along …

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Man jailed for defiling teenage in Mangochi

Senior Resident Magistrate court sitting in Mangochi has jailed Asedi Makoloni to 14 years imprisonment with hard labour for defiling a girl under the age of 16 years. Mangochi police public relations officer Inspector Rodrick Maida said the State Prosecutor Sub Inspector Emmanuel Kambwiri told the court that from April …

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Kutsaira says Malawi geared to protect ozone layer

Minister of Natural Resources Energy and Mining, Bintony Kutsaira, yesterday participated in a discussion on the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer in Rome, Italy. Addressing the members, Kutsaira expressed concern over the limit introduction and use of sustainable cold chain with Low Global Warming Potential (GWP) …

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