16 October 2018
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Blantyre, July 6, 2018: Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining Aggrey Masi has challenged Mitsubishi Corporation, a contractor for the construction of Tedzani 1V Electricity Power Plant to utilize local workforce in the project. The project, whose sole owner is Electricity Generation Company Limited (EGENCO), started on June 11,…
Blantyre, July 6, 2018: Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) has partly attributed the presence of expired products on the country’s markets to customers’ negligence in reporting expired goods to the bureau. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency on Thursday, Chief Executive Officer for MBS, Davlin Chokazinga, said consumers…
Lilongwe, July 1, 2018: Estac Event Management has said small and medium entrepreneurs in the country need to be given a proper platform in order to grow their businesses. Founding Manager of Estac Event Management, Tadala Chinkwezule told Malawi News Agency (Mana) Saturday during a two Tipeze Flea Market Fair…
Lilongwe, July 4, 2018: The AHL Commodity Exchange (AHCX) on Wednesday called on farmers to sell their crop produce through proper markets as a way of preventing themselves from being robbed and manipulated by middle buyers such as vendors. Research and Communications Manager for AHCX Mark Ndipita made the call…
Lilongwe, July 4, 2018: Malawi has reduced extreme poverty levels by at least 4 percent between the years 2011 and 2017, a recent report by the National Statistics Office (NSO) has said. NSO released the latest Integrated Household Survey (IHS4) report Tuesday at Golden Peacock Hotel in Lilongwe. According to…
Mwanza, July 4, 2018: Mwanza District Council direct employees on Monday embarked on a vigil at the District Commissioner’s office demanding payment of salary arrears for May and June, 2018. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) during the vigil, a representative of the employees, Davis Puruma said they…
Nkhotakota, July 04, 2018: At least ten primary school girls between the ages of 13 and 19 are camping at Jeff Rest House at Nkhotakota Boma for commercial sex work after dropping out of school. The eldest among the group comes from Traditional Authority Mwansambo in the same district and…
Beijing,  July 1, 2018: Fourth China-Africa Media Cooperation  and  Eighth African Digital Television  Development Fora have resolved that all African countries should migrate from analogue to digital television before the June 17, 2020 International Telecommunication Union (ITU) deadline. The first deadline was in 2015 and was missed by most African…
  Lilongwe June 29, 2018: African Development Bank (AfDB) believes that the implementation of US$ 10 million Promoting Investment and Competitiveness in the Tourism Sector (PICTS) Project in the country will strengthen the private sector led growth. AfDB Country Director to Malawi, Frank Mvula made the observation Wednesday during the…
Beijing, China, June 28, 2018. Delegates from 45 African countries have gathered in Beijing, China, attending the 4th Forum on China-Africa Media Cooperation aimed at encouraging exchange visits and cooperation among media organizations from China and Africa. Held under the theme ‘Exchange on China - Africa Media policies’, the Forum…

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The agony of raising children with physical disabilities

 The agony of raising children with physical disabilities

Karonga, October 1: Lydia Nyagondwe and her husband Pearson Banda of Mwenilondo in Karonga were happy when they had their first-born daughter in November, 1978. The baby girl, named Safinia, was born strong and charming. Whilst a child, she could not show any signs of sickness up until she turned s...