The Lake Malawi dispute between Malawi and Tanzania is far from over and worsening.
Commentators believe Malawians should not disregard the attacks on some members of the civil society, which in their view could be politically motivated.
Speculation is rife in Malawi as authorities are not willing to disclose when President Mutharika will be back home after attending the 2016 UNGA in the US.
The 57 children from Malawi who were rescued in South Africa from suspected traffickers two weeks ago are still not repatriated back into the country.
The government of Malawi has played down suggestions that delays in the commencement of the Chinese funded projects in the country are due to the economic challenges China is facing.
The government of Malawi maintains that the decision by Fast jet to suspend its operations in the southern African nation was beyond Capital Hill’s control.
The upgrading of the Liwonde barrage, construction of the new bridge closer to the barrage, installation of a weed boom up stream to capture floating water weeds are expected to finish in 2017.
Members of the public are being assured of a speedy discussion and approval of the national budget as legislators will from June 22 enter into the committee of supply.
Malawi’s over-dependence on road transport is being blamed for the poor performance of the water transport sector.
President Mutharika says he has learnt with regret and sadness of the on-going anti-immigrant attacks targeted against foreign nationals including Malawians living in the Republic of South Africa.