26 April 2018
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Lilongwe, April 25, 2018: Inequality has been described as the country’s major development challenge with poverty remaining extreme as the gap between the richest and the rest continues to rise. An analysis conducted by Oxfam in the country whose report was launched on Wednesday in Lilongwe says if left unchecked…
Blantyre, April 25, 2018: African regional energy experts will hold a second meeting of the technical steering committee of the project on enhancement of a sustainable regional energy market in the Eastern Africa-Southern Africa-Indian Ocean (EA-SA-IO). In a statement released by the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)…
Lilongwe, April 24, 2018: Oxfam is this Wednesday set to launch a report which aims at addressing inequality challenges by providing recommendations on fighting inequality of all forms in the country. The report titled ‘Closing the Divide in Malawi – How to Reduce Inequality and Increase Prosperity for All’ follows…
Salima, April 23, 2018: In an effort to reduce interruptions in project implementation of Public Works Programmes (PWP), under MASAF IV, the Local Development Fund (LDF), has instituted a standard grievance redress mechanism to be used by all Councils. In an interview to MANA in Salima on Monday after briefing…
Mzuzu, April 23, 2018: Catholic Development Commission of Malawi (Cadecom) says availability of modern market shelters in busy trading areas is crucial in fostering economic activities in the country. The Commission says the country has many areas especially in rural communities which attract many business activities but lack structures for…
Lilongwe, April 22, 2018: Minister of Labour, Youth, Sports and Manpower Development, Francis Kasaila has challenged the Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in the country to engage in activities that would help develop the youths in the country, rather than only using the youth in times of demonstrations. He made the…
Lilongwe, April 22, 2018: LafargeHolcim Malawi (LCM) on Friday launched Kumanga project aimed at imparting knowledge and tools that would enable various community members improve their livelihoods and well-being’s. The competition is encouraging engineers and architects to come up with designs of a school, hospital or house that cannot cost…
Zomba, April 21, 2018: Malawi Social Action Fund (Masaf) is rolling out grievance redress mechanism as way of resolving issues in the implementation of Masaf funded Public Works Programme whose beneficiaries receive cash after work. Officials from Local Government Financial Committee held a briefing session at Zomba District Council on…
  Mzuzu, April 19, 2018: Mzuzu City Council (MCC) is planning to construct a shopping mall at the Taifa Market in a bid to provide business operators in the city with modern marketing facility. In an interview with Malawi News Agency Thursday in Mzuzu, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for MCC,…
  Lilongwe, April 19, 2018: Director for Tourism, Isaac Katopola says Malawi expects a boom in Chinese travelers and holiday makers coming into the country by the year 2020. This comes as Malawi through the Department of Tourism in conjunction with the Malawi Mission in Beijing exhibited Malawi’s hospitality industry…
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Good tobacco labour practices send children back to school

Good tobacco labour practices send children back to school

Kasungu, April 14, 2018: Tchesa Full Primary School in Kasungu east had less than 550 learners in 2012. The school saw most children shunning its doors because they had to help parents in tobacco production. Head teacher Zuze Mthiko says enrollment was very low compared to children’s population in...