Why Hasn’t Mutharika Assented Information Bill Into Law?

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika has not assented to the Access to Information (ATI) Bill into law, Speaker of Parliament Richard Msowoya announced to the House on Monday, promptiong acting leader of opposition Peoples Party (PP) Uladi Mussa dem…

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika has not assented to the Access to Information (ATI) Bill into law, Speaker of Parliament Richard Msowoya announced to the House on Monday, promptiong acting leader of opposition Peoples Party (PP) Uladi Mussa demanding an explaination from government.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

U.S.$2,,6 Million Tender Divides Petroleum Firm

[Namibian] THE National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia’s board rejected a management recommendation to appoint two companies to transport petroleum products countrywide in a contract worth around N$36 million.

[Namibian] THE National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia's board rejected a management recommendation to appoint two companies to transport petroleum products countrywide in a contract worth around N$36 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Opposition’s Makondi Indicted With Fraud, Money Laundering Charges

[Nyasa Times] The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) says it will charge Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) national organising secretary Richard Makondi co-accused businessperson Mohammad Kassam of Globe Electronics, with charges of consipiracy to defraud a…

[Nyasa Times] The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) says it will charge Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) national organising secretary Richard Makondi co-accused businessperson Mohammad Kassam of Globe Electronics, with charges of consipiracy to defraud and money laundering.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Kenyan Court Finds Criminal Libel Laws Unconstitutional

[CPJ] New York -Today’s ruling by Kenya’s High Court that the country’s criminal defamation law is unconstitutional is a welcome step toward safeguarding press freedom and free speech, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

[CPJ] New York -Today's ruling by Kenya's High Court that the country's criminal defamation law is unconstitutional is a welcome step toward safeguarding press freedom and free speech, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Parliamentarian Calls for Vigilance in Fighting Deforestation

[Malawi News Agency] Member of Parliament (MP) for Mangochi West, Geoffrey Mereka Chiwondo has urged communities in the district to be vigilant in fighting deforestation for the country to witness meaningful change.

[Malawi News Agency] Member of Parliament (MP) for Mangochi West, Geoffrey Mereka Chiwondo has urged communities in the district to be vigilant in fighting deforestation for the country to witness meaningful change.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

‘Tanzania Owns Part of Lake Malawi’

[Nyasa Times] Tanzania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation Dr Augustine Mahinga has said that part of Lake Malawi belongs to Tanzania, where they call it Lake Nyasa.

[Nyasa Times] Tanzania's Minister of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation Dr Augustine Mahinga has said that part of Lake Malawi belongs to Tanzania, where they call it Lake Nyasa.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Public Protector Mkhwebane Remote Controlled

[COPE] When the Congress of the People abstained during the voting on the Public Protector in Parliament we were very sober in our decision. We did not support her appointment. At that time we said we will give her time to prove herself and convince us…

[COPE] When the Congress of the People abstained during the voting on the Public Protector in Parliament we were very sober in our decision. We did not support her appointment. At that time we said we will give her time to prove herself and convince us that she is the right person for the office.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa