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Mutharika’s poor relations with nations on spotlight

BLANTYRE  (Malawi NewsNow)- A political scientist has faulted president Peter Mutharika for failing to mend bilateral relations with other nations over sour relations that his late brother Bingu wa Mutharika created during his reign. With his nonsensical character late Bingu told off some neighbouring countries and other nations that Malawi was fine to work independent of any nation and that Malawi was a wealthy nation despite its people being poor. This comes as only one head of state, Egdgar Lungu, from Zambia came to attend the Independence celebrations while Kenya had sent deputy president William Ruto and Mozambique had...

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The governance side of Malawi Savings Bank sale, views of Z Allan Ntata

TALKING POINTS (Z Allan Ntata) –It is easy to celebrate. After all, who doesn’t like a good party? I have observed, however, that parties are often a distraction, something to divert our minds from matters that need our attention. I have seen couples go for anniversary dinners when there are issues between them that need addressing- in the hope, perhaps, that the issues will sort themselves out, or perhaps in the desperate need for a moment or two of a carefree feeling and some reveling. Unfortunately however, the tactic never really works, for in the morning the problems are...

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Comedian Bill Cosby admits drugging woman for sex

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Embattled US comedian Bill Cosby admitted having drugged at least one woman with Quaaludes to have sex with her, in court documents unsealed Monday. Cosby, accused of sexual assault by some 30 women over decades but who has so far escaped justice, made the admission in a deposition in 2005, talking about an incident from 1976. The 77-year-old was questioned by Dolores Troiani, a lawyer for Andrea Constand, a former women’s basketball director at Philadelphia’s Temple University where Cosby studied and was a member of the board of trustees. Constand took her rape case to...

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Bullets coach Ramadhani failed to abide by visa conditions -Immigration

BLANTYRE (Malawi NewsNow) –Bullets FC expatriate coach Nsanzarwimo Ramadhan of Burundi was picked by Immigration Department over the illegal staying in the country. The Immigration Department picked him over his visa to stay in the country and lack of work permit in the country. The Burundian was arrested at a lodge Blue Bird Motel where he is lodging but information from Bullets indicated that he has since been released on bail. Bullets chairperson Sam Chilunga said the coach  was granted visa for six months, but he was still required to renew it every 30 days, a thing that he...

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Malawi, Zambia leaders sign treaty

BLANTYRE (ZNBC) –Malawi and Zambia have signed the Transfrontier Conservation Area Treaty that seeks to protect Wildlife along the border shared by the two countries. President  Peter Mutharika and his Zambian counterpart Edgar Lungu signed the agreement in Malawi’s commercial capital Blantyre. Speaking after the signing ceremony, Mutharika said Zambia and his country share the same ecosystem adding that the Treaty will help the two countries use their common natural resources such as wildlife to the benefit of the people President Lungu said the plunder of natural resources such as the Mukula tree for export to Asian countries should...

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