24 April 2018
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Lilongwe, January 18, 2018: Small and Medium enterprises (SMEs) which focus on increasing productivity stand to benefit from 200 million Japanese Yen (K1.3 billion) worth of grant that the Japanese government has given to Malawi. Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development Goodall Gondwe signed the grant on behalf of…
Zomba, January 16, 2018:   Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) has registered 3,270 active users of newly introduced electronic tax payment system since its launch in June 2017, increasing compliance rate amongst tax payers, MRA Head of Corporate Affairs Steven Kapoloma has said. Kapoloma disclosed this to Malawi News Agency (MANA) during…
Zomba, January 16, 2018: Zomba Senior Residence Magistrate’s Court Tuesday convicted and sentenced three men to imprisonment with Hard Labour (IHL) after being found guilty of forging and possessing fake Malawian currency.  The suspects are Amos Phiri, 18, and Benjamin Pofera, 27 who hail from Nsangwe Village in the area…
MANGOCHI, January 16, Mana: District Youth Officer for Mangochi, Kumbukani Manda has urged public and civil society organizations in the district to support youth activities and ensure sustainability of projects after phasing out. Manda made the appeal on Friday during a youth technical sub-committee meeting held at the District Education…
Mzuzu, January 16, 2018: Mzuzu Disability Organization has embarked on carpet making business with support from Technical, Entrepreneurial, Vocational, Education and Training Authority (TEVETA).  Mzuzu Disability Organisation’s Board Chair person, Joyce Sichali, said the carpet making business aims at imparting its members with skills that would make them financially independent.…
Blantyre, January 16, 2018: Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) says introduction of Integrated ESCOM’s Management Information System (IEMIS) will enable the corporation achieve the objectives of its service charter. ESCOM’s Director of Distribution & Transmissions, Alfred Kaponda, told Malawi News Agency (MANA) Tuesday that among other things, the service…
Lilongwe, January 16, 2018: Umuthi Natural Herbal Company has urged all institutions interested in herbal medicine in the country to consider planting more trees every year to preserve the environment and have their business sustained. The company’s Communications Manager, Gilbert Nkhoma, made these remarks at their offices in Lilongwe when…
Nsanje, January 16, 2018: Nsanje Boma Market construction works is now starting after the district council authorities have successfully evicted vendors who have been reluctant to pave way for the new market. The development comes after on Thursday last week council officials gave the vendors a two days ultimatum to…
Balaka, January 13, 2017: District commissioner (DC) for Balaka, Rodrick Mateauma has called upon vendors at Ulongwe market to fulfill their obligation of paying market fees for the council to carry out some development projects within their area. He made the call during the commencement of series of meetings in…
Lilongwe, January 13, 2017: Reserve Bank of Malawi Governor, Dr Dalitso Kabambe says the RBM has developed mechanisms aimed at ending the pilferage of public resources which in recent years has been one of the major causes of the infamous plunder of government funds dubbed Cash-gate. He made the remarks…

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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...