A Court in Mangochi has ordered two men to pay a fine of K750, 000. 00 for being found in possession of Indian hemp, contrary to Regulation 19 (1) as read with Section 4 (a) of the Dangerous Drug Act.
The Mangochi First Grade Magistrate's Court on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, ordered 10 foreigners, each to pay a K50, 000. 00 fine and be repatriated within 14 days for entering Malawi without proper documents.
The Immigration Department in the eastern region has arrested 17 foreign nationals for entering the country without proper documents.
Two men are in police custody at Monkey-bay Police Station in Mangochi district for allegedly being found selling assorted medical drugs without license.
The Parliamentary Committee on Natural Resources and Climate Change has given the National Oil Company of Malawi (NOCMA) a go ahead on the procurement of fuel amid continuous disagreements with the regulator, Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA).
The Mangochi First Grade Magistrate's Court on Friday, May 21, 2021 ordered a 64-year-old fisherman, Boyidi Mkandawire, to pay a fine of K700,000.00 for fishing in the prohibited area.
The Mzimba North Parliamentarian, Yeremia Chihana, is planning to table a motion seeking to address weakness in the system of buying and selling fuel in Malawi which he says is leading to loss of forex.
Malawi Economic Justice Network (MEJN) has warned that Malawi can lose some notable gains it has made on human development if deliberate efforts to address inequality are not made.
The Immigration department in the Eastern Region says it is finalizing paperwork to deport three undocumented immigrants; 2 Rwandese and 1 Egyptian, as ordered by courts this week in Mangochi and Balaka respectively.