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Bullets, Eagles set for epic Airtel Top 8 final

LILONGWE (Tamanda Mwale, Malawi NewsNow) –Nyasa Big Bullets secured their final slot in the Airtel Top 8 after beating Mighty Be Forward Wanderers 2-1 during the semis clash at Bingu National Stadium in Lilongwe. This means that Bullets will face Blue Eagles in the final on June 30. Striker Bright Munthali grabbed the opener in the 62nd minute, scoring from close range after connecting a Fischer Kondowe corner kick. Bullets added the second goal through Chiukepo Msowoya who headed the ball into the net after Nomads goalkeeper Richard Chipuwa failed to clear the ball in the 69th minute. Substitute Zicco Mkanda...

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Evangelical pastoral letter says Malawi under Mutharika sliding back to bad governance.

LILONGWE (Malawi NewsNow) -The Evangelical Association of Malawi (EAM)- an umbrella church mother body of 68 church denominations and 58 Christian organisations- has said Malawi under the inept leadership of President Peter Muthariks is sliding back to bad governance. In a pastoral letter titled; “A call for decisive, ethical, selfless and transformational leadership in Malawi” issued on June 14 2018. EAM observes that while there have been some few promising signs in as far as improving the state of democratic governance in the country is concerned, there have also been some gaps. “The overall picture, however, seems to be...

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Malawi President Mutharika ‘let wife Getrude usurp power’

LILONGWE (Papius Liwonde, Malawi NewsNow) – President Peter Mutharika is allowing  his wife  Mrs Gertrude Mutharika to “usurp constitutional power”  when she has no to run government, National Coordinator for Chilima Movement Mr Noel Masangwi has claimed. Masangwi told a rally in Blantyre that President Mutharika follows the decisions which the first lady makes. According to report on private-owned Zodiak radio, Masangwi who is Member of Parliament for Blantyre City East also accused Mrs Mutharika  of being obsessed with power. Other DPP sources said it is true Mrs Mutharika is calling the shots at State House and even intimidates  the...

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Mutharika win will not materialize, Malawi parties dismiss EIU 2019 poll forecast

LILONGWE  (Muchanakhwaye Khwepeya, Malawi NewsNow ) –The main opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) and the so called Chilima Movement which has members in the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)  have rubbished  a London-based Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) forecast which suggests that President Peter Mutharika would secure a second term in 2019, saying it is erroneous that will not materialize. MCP and the Chilima Movement shave dismissed the report, saying the forecast cannot be trusted as it is based on assumption  and no prediction will sway the electorate  who are longing for change to transformational leadership. MCP Publicity Secretary, Reverend Maurice Munthali, has...

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Mulli Brothers fight chief over land in Thyolo – Malawi tea estates

THYOLO (Muchanakhwaye Khwepeya, Malawi NewsNow ) – Battle lines have been drawn between the powerful and politically connected Mulli Brothers and senior chief Kapichi of Thyolo over land grabbing allegations. Senior chief Kapichi accused the Mulli Brothers of using its political influence and power to grab land from smallholder tea farmers at Mphanje Block. “Mulli Brothers is using force to grab the land from 160 small scale farmers just because they are poor, we will not allow it,” said senior chief Kapichi. Mulli Brothers managing director Me Leston Mulli is a personal friend to President Peter Mutharika and Paramount chief Ngolongoliwa as...

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