Karonga-Chitipa Chiefs to Challenge Court’s ruling Over Kyungu’s Supremacy

Chiefs from Karonga and Chitipa districts have vowed to continue recognizing Paramount Chief Kyungu as their supreme leader, saying history cannot be erased. Speaking in an interview after a one day meeting at Mikoma Lodge held Thursday that drew all chiefs from the two districts, Senior Chief Kameme of Chitipa said the consensus was reached at to challenge a recent ruling that the Lilongwe High Court Judge Charles Mkandawire made which nullified the recognition of Kyungu as the supreme leader of the two districts. According to the ruling made on…

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JP Urges Council Officials to Embrace Gender Responsive Budget

  Karonga district civil society organizations (CSOs) and government officials have been challenged to economically empower women through formulation of budgets that are gender responsive if the country is to develop at district level. Justice and Peace (JP) of Karonga diocese made the call during an engagement meeting at Thunduzi at Uliwa in the lakeshore district aimed at lobbying CSOs and Karonga district council to have budgets that are gender inclusive. Speaking at the one day event, project officer for Women Empowerment Programme (WEP) at JP, Vincent Bwinga said his…

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A friend In Need Is A Friend Indeed

  As the scripture says in Mathew 25 vs. 35-36: “I was hungry and you fed me naked and you clothed me in prison and you visited me, that is what inspired the Malawi Electoral Commission operations team that was doing the voter verification exercise in Karonga to leave a mark before going back to their respective homes. Led by their team leader, who is also the senior electoral services officer responsible for logistics, Samuel Sitolo said they decided to thank God for the successful implementation of both voter registration…

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