Off the Wall of Mlenga Mvula On Unima Debate: ‘Malawians Are Obsessed with Trivia’

We, Malawians, are obsessed with trivia. Yes, I mean trivia! For the past three days, people have been debating about University of Malawi versus other Universities. As a citizenry, we have real issues that affect our day to day livelihoods. We have pandemics amidst us.

We have socio-economic problems affecting us emanating from global challenges. I should, from the onset, an alumnus of UNIMA and other international universities.

However, that does not place me higher than those who went to other tertiary institutions other than UNIMA.

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Man Buried Alive Because Of Politics (Watch Video)

Social media has been flooded with a video of village  members burring a man alive in presence of their chief.

According to the man who recorded the incident and one other village chief can be heard saying that the victim identified as Emeka Olisa Igbonwa was given six months to repent and turn a new leaf but he bluntly refused.

He who refuses to hear the words of his brothers, he should be prepared to bear the consequences of his actions.

He was given six months to repent but he bluntly refused to change.

If you look very well you will see that the elders of okebuneri is here, our tittled men are here, our Chiarman is here even our village youths are here too. Okebuneri as a village, we don’t take shit in alor.

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21 Yea Old Maid Films Herself defiling 4 Year Old Boy, Posts Nasty Videos Online

A 21-year-old Kenyan woman who filmed herself def!ling a 4-year-old boy and posting it online has been sentenced to life in prison.

Edda Wakesho, a househelp in Kiembeni Estate, Mombasa, filmed herself engaging in the act with the minor and later posted it online for financial gain.

On Wednesday, March 2, Senior Resident Magistrate Florence Macharia slapped her with a life sentence for defiling the boy and a further 10 years for filming the act.

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Man arraigned in court for pressing his brother’s genitals over theft case

A man has been arraigned before Milimani Law Courts for assaulting his younger brother by pressing his genitals, occassioning him actual bodily harm.

The man identified as Collins Cheruyot, is said to have assaulted his brother Allan Sang in Nairobi’s Upper Hill area after he allegedly stole his mobile phone and money.

A police report read out in court by State Prosecutor James Gachoka, revealed that Sang reported to the police that his brother elder brother Collins first stole his phone worth Ksh9,399 and his national identification card.

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MUBAS First Year Student Dies After Throwing Himself To A Moving Vehicle

A first year student from Malawi Business and Applied Science (MUBAS) formerly The Polytechnic has died by suicide.

The incident happened yesterday in Thyolo.

According to information gathered by this publication, the student whose particulars are yet not available, threw himself in front of a moving vehicle.

It is reported that he was depressed from relationship matters.

More to come.

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Nankhumwa must Stop sidelining Mutharika – Namalomba

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Spokesperson and Mangochi South West  MP Shadreck Namalomba has disclosed that he wants Leader of Opposition Kondwani Nankhumwa to start consulting the party leader president Peter Mutharika before making decisions in Parliament.

Namalomba said he has obtained a court order against Nankhumwa because what the Leader of Opposition is doing is not right and the party leadership is being sidelined a thing which is not on.

The injunction stops Nankhumwa’s recent appointment of a shadow cabinet and DPP spokespersons in the House without the party’s approval. The order is also staying a decision by the Leader of Opposition to change the sitting plan that moved Namalomba to seat number 100 from seat number 25.

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Elsewedy Electric to pump 50megawatts to the county’s power grid

An Egyptian multinational electrical company, Elsewedy Electric, on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Malawi Government to construct a 50 megawatts solar power plant in the country.

Speaking during the signing ceremony in Lilongwe Minister of Energy Ibrahim Matola said the power plant will increase supply of electricity to the already strained hydro power plants in the country.

Matola said the country’s power generation depends more on hydro power which has been affected by climate change.

He said the Government has plans of adding 1000 megawatts to the county’s grid by 2025 and this can only be achieved if companies like Elsewedy Electric assist the government towards achieving the goal.

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Search and Rescue Team arrives in Lower Shire Districts amidst Flash Floods Threats

A search and rescue team comprising personnel from the Malawi Defence Force, the Malawi Police Service, and the Malawi Red Cross Society has arrived in the Lower Shire districts of Chikwawa and Nsanje.

The Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) deployed the team following a warning by the Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services that Cyclone Gombe is expected to induce heavy rains that might trigger the occurrence of flash floods in most parts of the southern region from Saturday, 12th March to Sunday the 13th.

The team is expected to work with search and rescue teams at district levels to provide life-saving interventions in all districts at risk of being affected by the cyclone.

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Chakwera to visit America

President Lazarus Chakwera is expected to visit the United States from March 16 to 19, as chairperson of the United Nations (UN) group of Least Development Countries (LDCs).

A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says Chakwera will participate in the first part of the UN conference on LDCs at the organization’s headquarters in New York.

The UN describes LDCs as low-income countries confronting severe structural impediments to sustainable development.

“They are highly vulnerable to economic and environmental shocks and have low levels of human assets,” the UN says.

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Man Throws His 2 Year Old Baby In Crocodile Infested River After Wife Denied Him Morning S3x

A 34 year old man of Chama District in Muchinga Province has been arrested for throwing his 2 year old daughter into a crocodile infested river after a marital dispute his wife over morning s3x.

Muchinga Province Senior Assistant Commissioner of police Munkhandya Buumba who confirmed the development identified the suspect as Daniel Kumwenda of Kapembe village in Chama District.

Ms. Buumba explains that brief facts are that following a marital dispute with his wife in the early hours of yesterday, the named man decided to throw his child in a nearby Lubumbu river which is highly infested with crocodiles after his wife left for her parents’ house which is a kilometer away.

When interogated by police, the man said he wanted early Saturday Morning s3x but his wife refused on grounds that she was attending. “That angered me and that was how I got my daughter from the bed she was sleeping from the mother and threw her into the river full of crocodiles”, he told police.

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