Tags : development

GOVT EMPLOYS YOUTH IN MEGA HOUSING PROJECT

By Wilson Allan Phiri  Government says it has prioritized youths in the housing project for the country’s security agencies. Minister of Lands Kezzie Msukwa made the remarks when responding to questions in Lilongwe in Parliament. The project will see construction of more than 10,000 houses across the country. Msukwa was quick to state that youths […]Read More

MOAM CANCELS ANTI TOLLGATE FEES STRIKE

The Minibus Owners Association of Malawi has called off a nationwide strike it called to protest tollgate fees which have come into force this Monday at Chingeni Toll Plaza in Ntcheu district.  MOAM leadership says the decision is meant to give chance to dialogue between minibus owners and government. Speaking to Timveni news desk this […]Read More

CHAKWERA’S ADMINISTRATION EMBARKS ON INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT DRIVE

By Wilson Allan Phiri & Kenson McCloud  President Lazarus Chakwera has singled out corruption as a major factor behind increased cases of road accidents across the country. Chakwera made the remarks on Tuesday during the ground breaking ceremony of a 6 lane Kenyatta drive road project in Lilongwe which expected to cost the Malawi government […]Read More

LAWMAKER QUIZZES GOVT OVER DELAYED BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION PROJECT IN NSANJE

By Chilenje Chilenje Deomocratic Progressive Party Member of Parliament for Nsanje Lalanje Gladys Ganda has faulted government for delaying commencement of construction of Mtayamoyo Bridge across the Shire River in Nsanje district. Ganda made the remarks on Sunday after consoling bereaved families of 10 victims including a mother and her three children who drowned at Phokera […]Read More

PLEM IN TROUBLE FOR SUBSTANDARD WORK

By Esther Manduwa Vice President Saulos Chilima has cracked a whip on PLEM Construction Limited for substandard work on the Chikwawa-Chapananga road and has since ordered the contractor to start all over again. Chilima issued the directive when he inspected construction work of some road projects in the Lower Shire districts of Nsanje and Chikwawa […]Read More

RURAL GROWTH CENTERS STILL ON THE AGENDA

By Emma Zawanda Minister of Local Government Lingson Berekanyama has told Parliament construction of rural growth centers remains on government radar.   Berekanyama said the increased funding in the proposed 2020/2021 budget to the local development funds will help the ministry proceed with its plan of constructing rural growth centres nationwide.  LDF has been allocated […]Read More

EXPERTS EXPRESS OPTIMISM OVER CHAKWERA’S VISIT TO ZAMBIA

The Polytechnic based economic expert Betchani TcherenisaysPresident Lazarus Chakwera’s maiden state visit to Zambia this week is economically viable to Malawi.  Speaking to Timveni, Tchereni said the two neighbors have rich bilateral ties hence the one-day trip will further boost trade between Lilongwe and Lusaka.   According to Tchereni, Malawi stands to benefit from the […]Read More