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Steve Zimba

Steve Zimba

Lotus Resources Limited a company that has bought the Kayerekera Uranium mine in Karonga has disclosed that it has sent mineral samples to a South African laboratory to ascertain whether deposits in their new sites in Livingstonia in Rumphi and Chilumba area in Karonga contain Uranium. 

The government has conceded that some mining companies are not remitting royalties to Capital Hill citing, the CPL- Mchenga coal mine in Rumphi which is yet to settle over K100 million tax bills.

The Malawi Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance has asked the government to increase taxes charged on tobacco and nicotine substances saying most cancer illnesses in the country are caused by smoking.

UTM has with immediate effect suspended its regional secretary for the north Jane Mbale on allegations that she used a party vehicle to smuggle three illegal immigrants from Karonga going towards Mzuzu, last week.

The Department of Immigration and Citizenship Services in conjunction with police in the north have arrested 140 illegal immigrants and two Malawian nationals in connection to immigration-related offenses.


The government says it is not ready to lift the travel and slaughtering ban of pigs in Nkhatabay and Mzimba following an outbreak of African swine fever that has so far claimed more than 600 pigs forcing some farmers and vendors trafficking the livestock to potential markets like in Mzuzu.

The First Mayor of the City of Mzuzu in the democratic era, Professor Egbard Chibambo has died early hours of Tuesday evening at Mumbwe Private Hospital in the city.

The Human Rights Defenders Coalition-HRDC has asked President Lazarus Chakwera to report to the Anti-Corruption Bureau – ACB, all individuals who are using State House name in corrupt practices like unlawfully encroaching on public land.

Health experts have tipped government to revisit HIV and Aids management systems amid international reports of a new strain of the virus which is said to be more severe than the current variant of HIV.

The Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace says continued abuse of public resources in local councils is due to shunning residents from participating in financial management activities like tendering of big projects.

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