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RBM Maintains Policy Rate

The Central Bank, Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) has maintained the policy rate at 12 percent.

Police Officer Sentenced to 3 Yrs in Jail For Aiding Crime

Moving on with the news; Senior Resident Magistrate court in Mchinji yesterday sentenced a police officer, Joseph Hebo, to three years imprisonment for aiding two prisoners to escape from police cell.

Patients Hold Hunger Strikes Over Poor Diet In Balaka

To something different now; some patients at Balaka District hospital have started holding hunger strikes in protest of poor diet given to them at the hospital.

President Chakwera Calls for Systems’ Overhaul

President Lazarus Chakwera has called for an overhaul of the government systems in fixing the problems which the county is facing.

Chisa Mbele Out on Bail

Senior Resident Magistrate Court, Wanangwa Nyirenda has released social media activist Joshua Chisa Mbele on bail.

Osward Lutepo Released From Jail After Eleven Years

Osward Lutepo has been released from Chichiri Prison in Blantyre this morning, after completing his eleven years jail term for money laundering and fraud.

Parley Committee On Agriculture Calls For AIP Review

The Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture has called for a comprehensive review of the Affordable Inputs Program in view of failure by 76 suppliers to provide fertilizer and seed in the ongoing implementation exercise.

Muluzi Family Plans To Construct A Cancer Ward

Former Health Minister, Atupele Muluzi, son of the country’s former president has disclosed plans by the Muluzi family to construct a cancer ward at one of the major referral hospitals.

15 Witnesses Lined up to Probe Death of Mtekama

The state says nine more witnesses are to testify in an inquest aimed at establishing the actual cause of death of Bob Mtekama, former head of the criminal investigations department at the Malawi Police Service.

Social Commentator Emily Mkamanga Dies

Renowned columnist and social commentator Emily Mkamanga has passed on.

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