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Who is fooling who on Kalua’s sentiments?

Vocal, fearless , critic and determined in everything what he does is what Honourable Member of Parliament for Rumphi East Kamlepo Kalua has been known for over the years since the advent of multiparty democracy in Malawi. Kalua, is one of the people who vehemently fought for democracy while in exile in South Africa. His relationship with every government which …

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Rampant killings of persons with albinism worries FEDOMA

Media and Communications Officer for Federation of Disability Organizations in Malawi (FEDOMA) Lyson Mapanga says the ongoing rampant killings of persons with albinism is worrisome and he has urged government to do more in fighting against the barbaric act. Recently, there have been reports about cases of killings and abductions of persons with albinism across the country. These cases are mostly …

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Water Problems in Blantyre remain a challenge

Despite assurance from Blantyre Water Board (BWB) officials that there will be uninterrupted water supply during this season, it seems there is no hope that the problem will indeed end soon. Though BWB has done some measures to solve this problem but water scarcity remains a challenge in urban residents of Blantyre due among others rapid population growth which has …

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Muslim Leaders Speak Out On ‘Jetgate’

The ‘Jetgate’ saga seems to be attracting comments everyday from the public with the current being Muslim leaders who have asked the government to come out in the open and give proper information on how it used the money of Presidential Jet which was sold few months ago. Sheikh Tariq Chimambi of Kanjedza Mosque said the selling of the Jet …

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MASYAP Distributes Ramadhan Hampers

Mai Aisha Sisters and Youth AIDS Programme (MASYAP) has distributed food hampers to its support groups in Blantyre, Chiradzulu and Bvumbwe. Sister Marriam Khan Ali Coordinator for MASYAP said the aim was to help some of their members who cannot manage to find enough food to eat during this month of Ramadan. “Our religion encourages us to help each other …

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NAZAF Chair Dismisses Reports Regarding Closure of His Office

National Zakaat Fund (NAZAF) Chairman Bitoni Majawa has dismissed reports regarding the closure of his office. This development comes amid reports that his office was closed due to his failure to pay rentals, causing maize which was stored in the office to rot. The maize is contributed by Muslims in form of Zakaah as one of the fundamental pillars of Islam. …

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