Blantyre News

MITIAMBO: Develop potential in flower farming

While on a recent Kenya Airways flight to Blantyre, Malawi, I came across an item on Kenya’s flowers in the February edition of the in-flight magazine, Msafiri.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 14, 2019

Star duo out as Gor Mahia jet out for Atletico showdown

The Cypriot’s best away result in their Caf Confederation Cup campaign was a Champions League play-off win against Nyasa Big Bullets in the penalty shootout in Blantyre, Malawi.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 12, 2019

Malawi ex-president Joyce Banda enters election race

Blantyre Former Malawi president Joyce Banda on Tuesday formally submitted papers to run as a candidate in upcoming elections, after reversing a decision to join an alliance with Vice President Saulos Chilima.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 5, 2019

Malawi VP and Joyce Banda unite ahead of election

Blantyre, Malawi | AFP | Malawi’s Vice President Saulos Chilima and former president Joyce Banda have formed an alliance to take on the ruling party in May elections, a joint statement said Friday.

The Independent , Uganda Feb 2, 2019

SAA cancels more flights on the Malawi route

“South African Airways (SAA) advises customers that the airline has extended its flight cancellations to include operations on Wednesday between Johannesburg and Blantyre, Malawi,” said the national carrier.

The South African , South Africa Jan 22, 2019

Travel nightmare: SAA cancel flights on Malawi route “for safety reasons”

South African Airways (SAA) have cancelled flights from Mzansi to Chileka Airport in Malawi over a plethora of safety concerns at the location in Blantyre, which is the second-biggest city in the country.

The South African , South Africa Jan 20, 2019

SAA cancels Saturday and Monday flights between Johannesburg and Blantyre, Malawi

Johannesburg - South African Airways (SAA) has cancelled Saturday and Monday’s flights to Blantyre in Malawi due to an audit conducted at the Chileka International Airport in Blantyre for airport compliance.

IOL , South Africa Jan 19, 2019

SAA shuts down Blantyre operations due to concerns

SACAA spokesperson Pappie Maja said the authority had found serious safety risks at the airport during an annual inspection.

Times Live , South Africa Jan 19, 2019

SAA shuts down Malawi operations following probe

JOHANNESBURG - South African Airways (SAA) has opted to cancel its operations into and from Blantyre, Malawi.

EWN , South Africa Jan 18, 2019

PICS: Zambia sets up community colleges to empower, uplift youth and women

Named after the country’s struggle icon John Chilembwe's late wife, Aida Chilembwe College is located in Chiradzulu District in the southern region of Malawi, about 20km east of the commercial city of Blantyre.

IOL , South Africa Jan 17, 2019