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Christopher Sande

Christopher Sande

A construction company, Icon Properties PLC has announced posting K16.7 billion after tax profit in 2022 with a final total dividend of K1.6 billion to be given to shareholders.

Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) says it has re-introduced Entertainers of the Year Annual Awards after a break of 18 years.

  • Police in Chikwawa have arrested eight more people for allegedly setting ablaze Chapananga Police Unit and stealing property belonging to police officers stationed at the facility.

    District police publicist, Sergeant Dickson Matemba told Zodiak last night that the eight suspects were apprehended during a joint operation conducted by Chikwawa Police and Mitole PMS Officers on the night of August 12th and 13th, 2023.

    This brings the total number of netted suspects to 10, as two were arrested on the same day of the incident.

    The arrested individuals have been identified as Yesaya Chipangula (20) and David Andrea (22) from Galonga Village, Tafuleni Yonasi (20), Malita Ephraim (49), Ephraim Halmiton (68), and Winnie Majonanga (20) from Mafazika Village, Maria Kelias (18) from Gagatambo Village, and Baziwel Matete (18) from Phwazi Village.

    They all hail from Traditional Authority Chapananga in Chikwawa District.

    Matemba said the suspects are expected to face charges of arson, malicious damage, and theft in court soon.

    Meanwhile, investigations are still underway to arrest additional individuals involved and the police are assuring the community that everyone connected to the incident will be held accountable.

    Chapananga Police Unit was set ablaze on July 25th, 2023, by irate community members seeking retribution for a murder suspect who was in custody.

    The police unit was shut down immediately after the incident, and all the six police officers were transferred to Chikwawa police station after the angry mob ransacked their houses.


Mary Mpemba is a mother of six children. She hails from Chidothi village in the area of Traditional Authority Mulumbe in Zomba. 

Bengol Net Managing Director, Mohammad Zafar Abdullah, says the work of connecting the internet in public facilities is progressing well in various districts and cities such as Blantyre and Mzuzu.

Officials from Blantyre Service Providers (BSP) Group say tremendous progress has been made in supporting both local and cross border traders to offer quality services to their clients.

Problems after problems. Winter cropping farmers are now enduring another pain. After being subjected to cyclone Freddy which swept away crops and livestock early this year, farmers are still struggling.

Thousands of people from different religious denominations have participated in demonstrations against any attempts to legalize same sex marriages in Malawi.

Government has been implored to expedite the review of the drug related laws and policies in an effort to incorporate health issues amid increasing alcohol and drug abuse cases in Malawi.

A health rights organisation, Health and Rights Education Program (HREP) has complained that teen pregnancies, teen school dropout, increased dependents and orphans continue to plague Malawi.


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