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Bullets FC yet to honour pledge to Douglas Chirambo

BLANTYRE (Malawi NewsNow) – Bullets FC yet to honour the monetary  pledge to late Douglas Chirambo’s family who died from brain tumour in April. A spokesperson of late Chirambo’s family Chief Kawazamawa of Rumphi said Bullets promised to offer K400,000 to the family and half of the GOTV prize as tribute the deft leftback. “After we buried Douglas Chirambo we asked BB delegation if he died in vain and whether as a family we are going to be compensated but Bullets official said they would offer the family K400,000 and half of the GOTV prize money,” Chief Kawazamawa said....

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 Malawi cannot escape poverty without moral transformation of leadership – Archbishop

BLANTYRE (Catholic World News )- Malawi will remain mired in poverty until there is a “human and moral transformation,” the country’s leading Catholic prelate has said. “The economic transformation will never be achieved without a moral economy demonstrated by our leaders in every sector of society,” said Archbishop Thomas Luke Msusa of Blantyre, speaking on July 6, the 51st anniversary of the African country’s independence. His speech underlined the concerns of Church leaders about government corruption and mismanagement. Father Piergiorgio Gamba, a missionary working in Malawi, backed the archbishop’s message in a report to the Fides news agency. Father Gamba...

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Jumbe says Malawi in leadership crisis, speaks on agriculture-economy

LILONGWE (Malawi NewsNow)-Malawi Congress Party (MCP) lawmaker Mr Felix Jumbe has said the country has lost direction under the presidency of Prof. Peter Mutharika, saying there is need for change to save its agriculture-economy. “Malawi is in a leadership crisis as we have lost direction to the Promised Land through tangible agriculture setups,” said Jumbe in an interview. “The country needs an insightful leader who will be able to manage the economy by reducing inflation, interest rates which facilitate fiscal fortunes leading to poverty eradication,” he added. For Malawi to retain its ground back to commercial and consumptive agricultural...

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Chief Justice defers Malawi ex-president Muluzi’s K1.7bn case

BLANTYRE (Malawi NewsNow)- Chief Justice Andrew Nyirenda has  asked defence and prosecution lawyers to address some legal issues before he makes a decision in the K1.7 billion ($3.8 million) corruption case against former president Bakili Muluzi. The case came before Nyirenda after Muluzi’s lead lawyer, Tamando Chokotho, told High Court judge Maclean Kamwambe that he wanted the case to go to the Constitutional Court as per Rule 8(1) of the Courts (High Court) (Procedure on the interpretation of Application of the Constitution) Rule. Chokotho said he felt the issues being raised in the case were constitutional in nature. Judiciary...

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Another Sodom and Gomorrah

Sodom and Gomorrah, the Holy Bible tells us, were destroyed by God for their immoral sexual behaviour. But with what is going in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community around the world today, we are fortunate that God is still watching us, giving us another chance to mend our ways and refrain from this obvious violation of all that is decent. After all, He is the God of mercy. But He is still the God of justice that applied his justice to those two ancient cities. From the happenings of today, the sin of Sodom and Gomorrah...

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