Articles tagged 'malawi'

African countries turning to marijuana 9 January 2019 HARARE - Malawi is set to become the latest African country to legalise marijuana farming in a bid to boost its economy.  It comes as its major foreign exchange earner tobacco, starts to see the impact of a decades-long global anti-smoking lobby led by organisations including the World Health ...
Carl Joshua Ncube returns to Malawi 9 October 2018 HARARE – Comedian Carl Joshua Ncube is returning to Malawi for “The Grand Coalition” show next month. He will perform at the Bingu Wa Mutharika International Convention Centre in Lilongwe on November 18, alongside celebrated Malawian comedian Daliso Chaponda, Ugandan Anne Kansiime, Cotilda Ina...
Malawi hammer Young Warriors 24 July 2018 HARARE - Malawi sent Zimbabwe packing from Cosafa Under-17 Youth championship following a 5-0 Group C victory that underlined their quality at the Francois Xavier Stadium in Port Louis, Mauritius yesterday. Zimbabwe, so dominant in Cosafa football in the past, continued their battles at Under-...
Malawi imposes curfew over 'vampire' killings 11 October 2017 LILONGWE - Malawi government has imposed a night-time curfew to prevent any more deaths after at least five people were killed by people accused of behaving like vampires. The UN says it has pulled staff out of two districts as the vampire scare sweeps across the south of the country. Accor...
Mighty Warriors blow lead 18 September 2017 BULAWAYO - The Mighty Warriors were left cursing themselves after giving up a three-goal lead before drawing 3-3 against Malawi at the ongoing Cosafa Women's Championships to leave them on the verge of exiting the tournament. Rutendo “Madzimai” Makore's hat-trick was not enough to send the Mig...
8 killed in stadium stampede in Malawi 6 July 2017 LILONGWE - Media reports in Malawi say eight people, including children, have been killed in a stadium stampede during an independence day celebration. The Daily Times, a newspaper in Malawi, reported that more than 40 people were injured in the stampede on Thursday in Lilongwe, the capital. ...
Guvamatanga's future hangs in the balance? 20 June 2017 HARARE - The fate of Barclays Bank Zimbabwe (BBZ) managing director  George Guvamatanga (pictured) is hanging in the balance after his company was recently taken over by Malawi First Merchant Bank (FMB). This comes as the British bank, Barclays Plc, ended its 105-year presence in Zimbabwe by a...
Kazz penetrates regional market 18 June 2017 HARARE – United Kingdom (UK)-based Zimbabwean singer Farhaan “Kazz” Khan has set his sight on the African market after collaborating with artistes from Zambia and Malawi on the remix of his track Kudana. The Masvingo-born artiste, better known as Mr Boomslang, worked with Zambian artiste Tbwoy...
Barclays deal to boost FMB Botswana unit 15 June 2017 HARARE – First Merchant Bank Limited (FMB)'s Botswana unit, Capital Bank, said the acquisition of Barclays Bank Zimbabwe (BBZ) will boost trade and investment in southern Africa. This was after Barclays Plc last week announced it was selling 42,68 percent of its 67,68 percent shareholding in B...
Mugabe asked to stop Barclays sale 9 June 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Monetary Institute (ZMI) has asked President Robert Mugabe and Indigenisation minister Patrick Zhuwao to stop Barclays' sale of its Zimbabwe bank to Malawi-listed First Merchant Bank (FMB). The sell is part of the British lender's broader exit from Africa to refocus on th...
Pasuwa's Malawi gig in doubt 14 March 2017 HARARE – Former Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa's expected move to become Flames coach could collapse after the Football Association of Malawi (Fam) pulled out of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) and the 2018 African Nations Championship (Chan) competitions. Fam were forced to withdraw the...
Ex-Warriors star's son chooses Malawi 2 February 2017 HARARE - While debate over the Warriors' poor performance at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) rages on, Zimbabwean football continues to lose gifted youngsters to better organised countries. Zimbabwe were knocked out of the on-going Afcon tournament in the group stages following humbling...
Young Warriors fire blanks 10 December 2016 HARARE - The Young Warriors' hopes of reaching the quarter-finals of the PPC Cosafa Under-20 Championships suffered a major blow following yesterday's 0-0 draw against Malawi at the Moruleng Stadium in South Africa. Having already lost 5-1 to Zambia in their opening match of Group B on Wednesd...
Malawi rules against death penalty for albino killers 20 June 2016 ABUJA - Malawi has ruled out the implementation of the death penalty against killers of people with albinism, saying that such legislation would go against human rights agreements that the country had entered into, according to Nyasa Times. Information Minister Patricia Kaliati confirmed the g...
Chivayo to honour $250k Warriors' bonus pledge 8 June 2016 HARARE - Businessman Wicknell Chivayo says nothing will stop him from paying the Warriors $250 000 bonus he promised them if they qualified for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. After the Warriors defeated Swaziland back in March, Chivayo promised to give the squad the bonus if they went on to s...
Warriors over the moon 7 June 2016 HARARE - Warriors stars were buzzing on Sunday after qualifying for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations to be held in Gabon. Despite not being at their best, the home side did what they had to do in front of an almost capacity crowd at the National Sports Stadium to beat Malawi 3-0 and seal their t...
Warriors break Afcon jinx 6 June 2016 HARARE - The Warriors sealed their qualification for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Gabon after a convincing win over Malawi here yesterday. Knowledge Musona, Khama Billiat and Cuthbert Malajila were on target as Kalisto Pasuwa's charges moved to 11 points at the top of Group L. ...
Warriors please don't blow it! 5 June 2016 HARARE - The Warriors can inch a step closer towards qualifying for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations with a victory over Malawi today. Kick-Off is 3pm at the National Sports Stadium. However, with Zimbabwe it is never straight forward when it comes to qualifying matches. [GoogleAd] The ...
It's good to be back in Zim - Kamwendo 4 June 2016 HARARE - Malawi midfielder Josephy Kamwendo is hoping he will be smiling at the end of the day tomorrow when he leads the Flames in a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier against Zimbabwe. Kamwendo, who goes by the moniker Shakira because of the way he dances away from opponents, returns to th...
Zifa defend entry fees 4 June 2016 HARARE - Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa has justified the association charging $5 as the cheapest ticket for tomorrow's 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Zimbabwe and Malawi. The Warriors take on the Flames in a must-win Group L encounter at the National Sports Stadium. [GoogleA...
Fans must stand by the Warriors 4 June 2016 HARARE - Fans have got a vital role to play in tomorrow's crucial 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Zimbabwe and Malawi at the National Sports Stadium. The Warriors are in pole position in Group L with only two games to go before the campaign comes to an end. Zimbabwe have destin...
It's a cup final - Malajila 3 June 2016 HARARE - Warriors forward Cuthbert Malajila has described Sunday's 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Malawi at the National Sports Stadium as a cup final. Malajila got the ball rolling in the current Group L qualifying campaign when he scored the opening goal in the 1-2 away win ove...
It's now our time says Costa 2 June 2016 HARARE - Warriors defender Costa Nhamoinesu says they are prepared to die during Zimbabwe's quest to qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations finals to be held in Gabon. Zimbabwe are on the verge of qualifying for early next year's tournament as they currently enjoy a three-point lead at the...
Andre Gwaze over the moon 1 June 2016 HARARE - Andre Dzikamai Gwaze thought his chance to play for the Warriors had passed him after spending the last seven years in Poland without getting any call-ups. The Gornik Zabrze midfielder was a surprise inclusion in Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa's squad for Sunday's 2017 Africa Cup of Na...
'Flames can burn Warriors' 31 May 2016 HARARE - Warriors captain Willard Katsande says Malawi will not be easy pushovers this Sunday in a crucial 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group L qualifier at the Nationals Sports Stadium. Zimbabwe currently enjoy a three-point lead over second-placed Swaziland and third-placed Guinea with...