Posts Tagged ‘malawi’

When to change spark plugs?

Posted on 07 Dec 2018 at 12:41am

When to change spark plugs?:

1. Engine has a rough idle Your engine idles when it is a stationary and in this position the engine normally produces around 1000rpm. The sound the engine gives off is constant and smooth but if your spark plugs aren’t performing as they should, your engine will produce a rough and jittery sound while producing larger vibrations through the car. Not having this checked can lead to costly damage being done.

2. Having trouble starting your car? Many people put their car not starting down to being out of fuel or having a flat battery. One possibility you may overlook is having bad or worn spark plugs. If…

A chance to clear a smuggled car, a car registered fraudulently or one with an expired TIP

Posted on 30 Oct 2018 at 2:11pm

The Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) has opened a Voluntary Declaration Window (VDW) to allow motorists possessing un-cleared vehicles to pay Customs duties without being charged any penalty.

The window opens on 1st November, 2018 until 28th February 2019 and motorists possessing un-cleared vehicles are encouraged to vol­untarily make declarations for proper Customs clearance processes.

Most of these un-cleared vehicles were either smuggled into Malawi or their Temporary Importation Permit (TIP) expired and they were registered fraudulently.  The window provides an opportunity to owners of these vehicles to pay Customs duty without being charged…

Former Minister of Agriculture Dr. George CHAPONDA Arrested

Posted on 19 Jul 2017 at 11:32am


In December, 2017, the Anti-Corruption Bureau recorded a complaint alleging that procurement procedures were not followed in the procurement of maize from Zambia by ADMARC.

The Anti- Corruption Bureau has been conducting investigation into the matter. The Bureau sent its officers to Zambia in January where they together with the Anti-Corruption Commission of Zambia interviewed various people whom it felt had information relevant to the matter.

On 21st February, 2017, the Anti-Corruption Bureau conducted a search and seizure operation on various premises after it obtained search and seizure…

Mini-buses, 4×4 and CAR HIRE in Lilongwe, Malawi

Posted on 04 Jul 2017 at 5:26pm

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Anti Corruption Bureau arrests former Roads Authority CEO, ref. Contracts

Posted on 20 Jun 2017 at 7:50pm

On 28th April, 2016, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) received an allegation that Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Roads Authority Eng. Trevor Hiwa and Eng. Sam Kadangwe recommended Infracon Limited (Eng. Trevor Hiwa’s company) to the Word Bank to be awarded a contract worth $303,823 for the design and supervision of various roads constructions in Central and Southern Regions of Malawi without the approval of Internal Procurement Committee (IPC) and without declaring interest.

The Anti- Corruption Bureau instituted investigations which established that Eng. Trevor Elias Hiwa recommended Infracon Limited to be awarded the above mentioned contract. He said that…


Posted on 23 Nov 2016 at 7:48pm

My Fellow Malawians, Ladies and Gentlemen,

It is a great honour and privilege to address you all today. It is important that I must update you on developments that have taken place in our country since I last delivered the State of the Nation Address in May this year. In so doing, I will also outline the measures that Government has put in place to address some of the challenges that our country has been facing in the recent past.

My Fellow Malawians, Ladies and Gentlemen,

Accepting the presence of a problem is the first stage in solving any problem. Let us admit that our country has, over the past…

Where to buy spare parts from the UK in Malawi?

Posted on 03 Nov 2016 at 9:43pm

Look no further, you can now buy your spare parts from the UK to be delivered to you anywhere in Malawi in less than 10 days, usually 7 days. Contact us on 0998 202862, Mpezeni Direct, Send part number on whatsapp and we will give you the price in no time. We mainly deal with German and UK cars but you can still inquire for other models.

We deliver everywhere in Malawi, from Lilongwe to Blantyre, Mzuzu, Mangochi, Dedza or even Karonga. From Mercedes, BMW, Audi to VW, we get all the parts you’d need. Also Range Rover, Jaguar or any othe UK cars..

Let’s get your car to…

President Mutharika pardons 207 prisoners for Easter

Posted on 13 Apr 2016 at 6:46pm

PRESS RELEASE RELEASE OF 207 PRISONERS AS PART OF EASTER CELEBRATIONS The Ministry of Home Affairs and Internal Security wishes to inform the General Public that it has pleased His Excellency the President, Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika to Pardon 207 prisoners as part of Easter Celebrations. The prisoners who have been pardoned are those who have served at least half of their prison sentences, with good behavior and were not convicted of serious offences. The Pardon of the 207 prisoners is a symbol of forgiveness during this Year’s Easter Celebrations. Ministry of Home Affairs and Internal Security Private Bag 331 Lilongwe 3 Date: 13th April, 2016.

Malawians Abroad; Is this happening in Ireland?

Posted on 05 Dec 2015 at 11:01pm

Few years back, when sons and daughters of Malawi left for Ireland, it was a relief on an economically burdened Malawi and in some cases a relief to psychologically burdened parents whose children were but as good as nothing only to find Ireland a scrap yard for them.

Many children left Malawi for Ireland during the days of economic downturns when major donors shut the main pipes of finances to capital hill. Going to Ireland was like heaven sake. Apparently, it was an alternative to an overcrowded South Africa that looked to be a no go zone for foreigners. An…

UK steps up support to victims of Malawi floods

Posted on 12 Feb 2015 at 4:10pm

The UK will provide more food, blankets and essential supplies for the thousands of people who have lost their homes due to the floods in Malawi, International Development Secretary Justine Greening announced today.

This will include food for 370,000 people and improved access to water, sanitation for 34,000 people to prevent the spread of disease.

The Department for International Development (DFID)’s £4.1 million funding is also supporting early recovery efforts to enable people to rebuild their livelihoods which have been devastated by the floods. Justine Greening said:

“We are deeply saddened by the loss of life in Malawi due to…