South Africa: Bok Women Unchanged for RWC Qualifier V Madagascar

Cape Town — Springbok Women’s coach Stanley Raubenheimer retained the combinations that made a strong statement against Uganda for their second Women’s Rugby World Cup Qualifier against Madagascar on Tuesday, naming an identical starting team. The only changes to Raubenheimer’s squad that defeated Uganda 89-5 were on the bench, where Mathrin Simmers (scrumhalf), Nomsa Mokwai […]

Dzuka Malawi: Lets stop political masturbation over elections – Malawi Nyasa Times – News from Malawi about Malawi

Next week I will be heading to Mkaika, yes, it is the last Saturday of the month, hence the famous Kulamba weekend which starts on a Thursday and ends on a Monday at Katete in Zambia. This is the Chewa’s biggest festival. The Brazilian carnival equivalent on Africa soil. I was at Hora mountain, escorting […]

Malawian  journalist Mallick Mnela awarded first prize in SADC radio category – Malawi Nyasa Times – News from Malawi about Malawi

A Malawian journalist  Mallick Mnela  was Saturday awarded first prize in 2019 Southern African Development Community (SADC) media competition, radio category competition and went away with US$ 2,500, laptop and certificate. Namibian President Hage Geingob, who was Sadc chair, presents the media awards Mallick Mnela celebrates winning Sadc main media award Vice president Chimulirenji representing […]

Uladi maintains his role as DPP vice-president for Central Region – Malawi Nyasa Times – News from Malawi about Malawi

The governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)  has said Uladi Basikolo Mussa remains its vice-president for the Central Region despite  resignation from his position as presidential adviser on parliamentary affairs following a corruption indictment. Uladi: Still DPP vice-president for Central Region Mussa resigned on August 8 2019 through a letter to the Chief Secretary in the […]

Council embarks on clamping wrong parked vehicles in Lilongwe City – Malawi Nyasa Times – News from Malawi about Malawi

Lilongwe City Council (LCC) has embarked on a rare campaign of clamping vehicles and motorcycles which are wrongly parked in the city as a way of maintaining traffic order. Tamara Chafunya: There has been chaotic parking A  vehicle clamped Council’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), Tamara Chafunya said the city council decided to start the campaign […]

Drop tough demands: Mnangagwa and Chamisa told…As Mnangagwa rejects neutral dialogue referee

MDC treasurer general David Coltart has said there is need for both President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the opposition party’s leader Nelson Chamisa to drop their hardline positions if genuine dialogue about the country’s political crisis is to take off. Mnangagwa last week rejected Chamisa’s demands for a neutral mediator to help broker dialogue over last […]

Malawi needs a decisive leader – Malawi Nyasa Times – News from Malawi about Malawi

Whenever a Head of State has been sworn into power, he/she becomes the most powerful citizen in the country.Among other things, he is expected to have policies that give equal opportunities for progress. Since no one is above the law, the Head of State, too, has to follow the country’s Constitution, which is the highest […]

Injured Springbok Dyantyi likely to miss World Cup

The winger, former Springboks skipper Warren Whiteley and highly-rated utility back Damian Willemse are unlikely to be included in the 31-man squad for the September 20-November 2 global showpiece. “Injured players like Dyantyi, Whiteley and Willemse are in a race against time due to bad luck,” he said after South Africa beat Argentina 24-18 in […]

Joy turns to horror as bomber kills 63 at Kabul wedding

Joy and celebration turned into horror and carnage when a suicide bomber targeted a packed Afghan wedding hall, killing at least 63 people in the deadliest attack to rock Kabul in months, officials and witnesses said Sunday. The blast, which took place late Saturday in west Kabul, came as Washington and the Taliban finalise a […]

Rassie: Iffy win provided useful Springbok info

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus is a pretty phlegmatic guy, so even though the Springboks made heavy weather of beating Argentina 24-18 at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday evening, his frustrations were tempered by the extra information he gleaned for when he sits down next week and finally chooses his 31-man squad for the World Cup. That […]