23 January 2018
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Lilongwe, November 6, 2017: The U.S Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) on November 2, 2017 released their 2018 scorecards with Malawi continuing to pass MCC’s requirement of passing half of the 20 indicators overall, including control of corruption. According to a press released by the Embassy of the United States…
Gondwe: Move to lift burden of carrying large number of notes - File Photo Lilongwe, November 6, 2017: Government says it plans to introduce a K5, 000 banknote, a development it says will lift the burden of people carrying a large number of banknotes when buying a single item. Minister…
Journalists listen attentively to a presentation during a training session - File Photo Zomba, November 6, 2017: Youth Net and Counseling (Yoneco) Saturday trained citizen journalists to expose   issues that negatively affect women and children to   reduce maternal and neonatal deaths. Every Woman Every Child Social Accountability Project Coordinator, Rose…
Mangochi November 5, 2017: Mangochi District Council embarked on beneficiary verification exercise from Wednesday to Friday in all the district’s 29 catchment areas ahead of MASAF cycle 4 of public works set to commence soon.  Local Development Fund (LDF) Projects Officer for Mangochi District Council, Phillip Chidawati said in an…
Dowa, November 4, 2017: Dowa District Council has lined up a number of development projects which it expects to implement to improve the district’s outlook as well as its service delivery. Among the projects in the pipeline are construction of Mponela Community Hospital, New Dowa District Hospital, Dowa Boma-Chezi road…
Dowa, November 3, 2017: A Dowa Ward Councilor has expressed concern over low absorption rate of funds in different government sectors in the district, observing this would delay development in the district as money was being underutilized.  Kayembe Ward Councilor, Simeon Nyemba made the observation during the first quarter Finance Committee…
Lilongwe, November 3, 2017: Persistent power blackout the country is experiencing is affecting effective delivery of services by internet service providers. Chairperson of Media and Communications Parliamentary Committee, Sam Kawale made the observation Wednesday when members of his committee toured some establishment of Internet connectivity sites in Lilongwe. He said…
Lilongwe, November 2, 2017: Mobile Operator Airtel Malawi has moved in to ease mobility challenges for people living with disabilities in the country by donating assistive devices they have made through the Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare.   The devices include wheelchairs, tricycles, wooden and metal clutches which…
Blantyre, November 1, 2017: Newly launched online Wedding Directory, The Vow is already gaining ground on the social media just some months after being launched. The Online Directory was launched in February 2017 by a Malawian couple Edward and Prudence Governor with the aim of providing advertising and listings for…
Mchinji, November 01, 2017: The parliamentary committee on media has challenged community radio stations across the country to be more aggressive and start looking for other avenues that can help them generate resources for survival. Chairperson for the committee Samuel Kawale said it is high time community radio stations in…

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Kamphira reaps fruits of hard work

 Kamphira reaps fruits of hard work

BLANTYRE, January 23: Hard work and dedication pays.  That’s the story of Mark Kamphira, a 35-year-old volunteer teacher who has transformed the status of Chiguma Primary in Blantyre from a community structure into a fully government owned school. With his contribution to society, Kamphira emerged ...