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Malawi Broadcasting Corporation will beam the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, MBC’s Director General George Kasakula has disclosed. The games set to kick off in Japan next week will see five Malawian athletes competing for medals at the competition.


Representatives of the 12 Chikulamayembe Royal Families in Rumphi District say they uphold the June 9, 2021 endorsement of Joseph Bongololo Gondwe as heir to the Chikulamayembe chieftaincy.

Speaking in Mzuzu during a press briefing, Group Village Headmen from the royal families that previously belonged to two camps that were fighting for the chieftaincy.

The traditional leaders said, for the past one hundred and eleven years, the Chikulamayembe chieftaincy has been stuck in one family and it is now time to start rotating it to all the 12 royal families as their tradition demands.


Rumphi District Commissioner, Fred Movete confirmed about the meeting but referred the reporter to the royal families on the claimed decision by the two camps.


Government has given motorcycle taxi operators-known as Kabaza six months to insure their motorcycles and secure driving licenses if they are to continue operating on the country’s roads.  

Speaking to the leadership of Kabaza operators at police headquarters in Lilongwe, Minister of Homeland Security Richard Chimwendo Banda said motorcycle operators will be trained by a specified organization at an affordable fee. 



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Latitude 13 Lilongwe has disclosed its promotion drive targeting local artists and small scale food entrepreneurs in its pursuit to support Malawians amidst COVID 19 pandemic.

Among others, the hotel has organized a contemporary arts exhibition which starts this Friday, 9th to 18th July at the hotel premises in Area 43 in Lilongwe. The Hotel’s General Manager Ronald Stilting said the initiative aims at providing business opportunities and exposure to local players in the hospitality industry while building their capacity.

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