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Chilima Snub: Veep Opts For Church Instead of Attending Burial Of Four Learners

Chilima Snub: Veep Opts For Church Instead of Attending Burial Of Four Learners

National, Politics
Vice-president Saulos Chilima over the weekend opted to attend a church service after he snubbed the funeral of four learners who died after a school block wall fell on them in Zomba district. Chilima as Minister responsible for Disaster Management on Sunday opted to attend a Golden Jubilee of St Charles Luwanga Parish in same Zomba district, just two days after he delegated his junior officers to attend the funeral services of the deceased. Four learners of Natchengwa Primary School Sub-Traditional Authority (Sub-T/A) Ngwelero in Mayaka, Zomba died on June 6th, 2018 after a wall of a substandard school block fell on them due to heavy winds. Some learners who sustained injuries are currently in hospitals and at home. According to head teacher, Blazio Liviere, the incident has c...
Chilima Calls For Investment In Minority Sports

Chilima Calls For Investment In Minority Sports

Sports
Vice President of the Republic of Malawi, Dr. Saulos Klaus Chilima on Saturday said there is an increasing need for the country to revamp some of the minority sporting disciplines. Chilima who was the guest of honour at the launch of the National Bank Mo626 ice College Basketball tournament at the Blantyre Youth Centre observed that most sporting disciplines especially the minorities were slowly dying out because of not being given attention. The Vice President noted that if not given due attention; Malawi would end up losing all the talents that could have been tapped from various sports disciplines. “It’s time we bring back the lost glory. We really need to revamp all the sporting disciplines particularly the minority ones. Sports is good for the development of both a country and pers
Chilima Plays Golf In Aid Of MUST Students

Chilima Plays Golf In Aid Of MUST Students

Sports
Vice President, Saulos Chilima on Saturday participated in the fundraising golf tournament towards the scholarship fund for the Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST) students. The tournament was organized by the First Discount Bank (FDH) at Lilongwe golf club. Chilima has since appealed to people and companies of good will to come contribute to the noble undertaking for a better Malawi. Among other people in attendance was the Minister of Education, Science and Technology, Bright Msaka, SC and the Vice Chancellor of MUST, Professor Address Malata.NE
MRA Awarded For Document Validation And E-payments Innovations

MRA Awarded For Document Validation And E-payments Innovations

Business
ICT Association of Malawi (ICTAM) have recognized Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) as the Most Innovating entity in the public sector. The Most Innovating Public Sector Award was presented by the Vice President right Honourable Dr. Saulos Chilima during the ICT annual conference from 6th to 7th October in Mangochi. In an interview, ICTAM president Wisely Phiri said MRA was awarded for the introduction of exceptional services that have saved many organisations and individuals’ time and money. “The introduction of E-payments, Document Validation and Quick Response (QR) codes is assuring many members of the general public that right amounts of moneys are paid promptly for tax. This is cost effective because time spent on queues is now invested elsewhere productively,” said Phiri. He said MR
Veep Unveils Jubilee University

Veep Unveils Jubilee University

National
Vice president Dr. Saulos Chilima on Saturday unveiled the Jubilee University in Lilongwe by stressing the importance of quality higher education to national development. “For Malawi to effectively win the battle against poverty, unemployment, and over-population, one of the major strategies to adopt is to ensure the improvement of both quality and accessibility of higher education,” Chilima said. He said the university will go a long way in contributing to the country’s national development through quality education. During the unveiling ceremony, the vice president also paid homage to the University’s founder late Justice Maxon Mbendera whom he described as a symbol of selfless humanity. “It is my expectation that the Jubilee University will truly reflect the class and character of