16 November 2019
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Lilongwe, October 28, 2019: Lions Club District 412B (Malawi and Mozambique) Lake Cruise fundraising for Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH) Paediatric Ward has raised funds totalling over K2 million. The cruise was held from October 26 to 27 and attracted over 120 people from across the country. The participants boarded Chilembwe…
Nkhata Bay, October 24, 2019: Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Dr. Ben Phiri has advised officials of Nkhata Bay District Council to resolve issues surrounding Nkhata Bay Market amicably and start using the facility as government is planning to construct bigger and modern market. Phiri made the remarks…
Blantyre, 27 September, 2019: Government has asked District Commissioners to renew their commitment and focus as well as dedicate all their effort in the implementation of the game changer strategies in their councils developed in Blantyre over the last week.      The minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Honourable…
Lilongwe. 26 September 2019: Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (Macra) has organised a two day workshop to discuss with senior broadcasters on conflict management and responsible broadcasting. Opening the workshop to run from 25  to 26 September at Lilongwe Hotel, director of finance, Ben Chitsonga said Macra would always strive to ensure…
Salima, September 24, 2019:  Roads Fund Administration (RFA) has said developed and maintained roads are key condition for accelerating economic development and social transformation in southern Africa region. Chairperson for RFA Board of directors, Chancy Gondwe made the remarks Tuesday when he opened a four day African Road Maintenance Funds…
Mzuzu, September 10, 2019: Malawi Local Government Association (MALGA) has funded Mzuzu City Council K90 million to enable them address their current challenges and upgrade their urban profiles using strategic plans that have been put in place.  Speaking during District Executive Meeting (DEC), on Monday, Project Offer for MALGA, Hadrod…
Lilongwe, September 9: Malawi will this month (September) host a sensitization workshop that will bring together all trade stakeholders as it pushes to have the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement ratified. The workshop, slated for September 17 (2019) in Lilongwe, is aimed at raising awareness on the pros…
Lilongwe, August 31, 2019: Malawi Economic Justice Network (MEJN) says it is committed to promote open contracting agenda in a bid to enhance accountability and transparency in implementation of public projects in the country. MEJN Executive Director Grace Kumchulesi was speaking Thursday during Open Contracting Multi-Stakeholder Group (OC-MSG) meeting in…
Yokohama, August 30, 2019: Toshiba, the renowned Japanese multinational conglomerate, has pledged to support geothermal energy development in Malawi by, among other ways, offering a scholarship to one “young brilliant and qualified Malawian” to study geothermal energy and hydro power in Japan. Toshiba President, Satoshi Tsukanawa, made the pledge on…
Lilongwe August 28, 2019: Blantyre Lions Club has vowed to continue supporting the needy as it endeavours to serve the communities. Speaking with the Malawi News Agency (MANA) on Saturday during the 59th anniversary cerebrations, president of Blantyre Lions Club, Emmanuel Chinunda said the club was chartered in 1960 and…
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Conflicting policies hinder fight against child marriages

Conflicting policies hinder fight against child marriages

Blantyre, October 25, 2019: The whole Nimbire Village in Traditional Authority (TA) Mlomba in Machinga woke up that morning to the sad news that Amidu Frank, 19, had eloped with Khadija Yusufu, 13, (not her real name) to Blantyre. Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare team in ...