COAT OF ARMS
|Capital: LilongweGovernment: Multiparty Democracy
Current President: Peter Mutharika
Population: 17,377,000 (2014)
Land Size: 118,484 sq km (45,747 sq miles)
Major Ethic Groups:
- Fri - Feb 24, 2017: Namadingo Parries Criticism On New Song Dziko - AllAfrica News: Malawi
[Nyasa Times] Gospel musician Patience Namadingo has denied a barrage of criticism on social media against his newly released song 'Dziko lili pa Moto' as being an attack on Prophet Shepherd Bushiri or insinuations on ruling DPP politicians.
- Thu - Feb 23, 2017: Did Angolan Businessman Plot to Defraud Prophet Bushiri? - AllAfrica News: Malawi
[Nyasa Times] An Angolan businessman in Polokwane, South Africa Pico Santana known as Antonio Martins, who filed a lawsuit demoing 15 million Rands from South African based Malawian well-known prophet Shepherd Bushiri for defamation over a "prophecy" in church, has been reported to be "a celebrated conman" who had plotted to defraud the billionaire preacher, according to reports in South Africa media.
- Thu - Feb 23, 2017: Parliamentary Committee Visits Fire Damaged Agriculture Office - AllAfrica News: Malawi
[Nyasa Times] Malawi Parliament's Agriculture Committee on Wednesday visited the ministry of Agriculture offices at Capital Hill in Lilongwe and expressed concern over the colossal damage.
- Thu - Feb 23, 2017: Chaponda Political Future Hangs Over Financial Crime Charges - AllAfrica News: Malawi
[Nyasa Times] The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is indecisive as on what action to take against its vice president for south George Chaponda currently being investigated by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) over his involvement in the procurement of maize from Zambia.
- Thu - Feb 23, 2017: Mob Demolishes Houses of Murder Suspects - AllAfrica News: Malawi
[Nyasa Times] Malawi Police in Ekwendeni on Wednesday night fired tear gas as taxi drivers run amok and destroyed houses of murder suspects of their fellow taxi driver.