16 October 2018
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Lilongwe, May 29, 2018: In efforts to try and grow the wedding business industry, wedding service providers on Saturday decided to throw their nets wide by organizing a two-day Wedding Expo at Latitude 13 Hotel in Lilongwe. The expo, featuring several of the wedding industry suppliers, gave them an opportunity…
Thyolo, May 29: District Social Welfare Officer (DSWO) for Thyolo, Elizabeth Mlatho has advised beneficiaries of the social cash transfer scheme popularly known as ‘Mtukula Pakhomo’ to invest the money received in small-scale businesses to sustainably alleviate their poverty. “We have reports of some beneficiaries abusing the money through beer…
Nkhata Bay, May 28, 2018: National Roads Authority (NRA) has expressed concern that it has spent K80 million in the 2017-2018 financial-year, to replace vandalised road signs on the country’s roads. The concern comes at a time when Strabag International, a German Construction Company that is rehabilitating a 47-kilometere Mzuzu-Nkhata…
Blantyre, May 28, 2018: Soccer analysts in the country have expressed worry over the goal drought in the Airtel Top 8 Cup games that have so far been played in the cup competition. The analysts were reacting to the performance of the teams in their previous encounters in the first…
Blantyre, May 25, 2018:  Rockford Lwazi of Nkhataby has become a millionaire through Telecom Networks Malawi (TNM) Mpamba after winning the grand prize in the “Osaphweketsa” promotion. Lwazi emerged the grand prize winner during the final draw of the just ended Osaphweketsa Mpamba promotion that rewarded customers for royalty in…
BLANTYRE, May 26, 2018: Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) Lisiti Langa promotion continues to register successes as second draw of the promotion has shown that over 28,000 people entered the competition contrary to 6,800 that participated in the first draw. MRA’s Manager for Marketing Communications, Wilma Chalulu said this is a…
Zomba, May 25, 2018: Malawi Defence Force on Wednesday organized a 93rd brigade inter-unit drill competition in Zomba to showcase various activities like parade discipline, rifle dismantling and assembling, and muscular body building among several other activities. The competition was sponsored by Old Mutual Unit Trust. Speaking with Malawi News…
Nkhata Bay, May 26, 2018: Most of the contractors employed byMillennium Challenge Account (MCA)-Malawi to carry out works for the upgrading of Nkula A Hydro Power Plant have missed to meet April 2018 deadline of finishing their assignments. The scope of the work involves the upgrading of 400 and 132Kilovoltes…
Mchinji, May 25, 2018:  Save the Children says limited access to vocational skills among the youth is contributing to high rate of unemployment in the country. Mchinji Youth in Action Project Coordinator, Allan Kalolokesha expressed the concern during the handover ceremony of brand new sewing machines to boys and girls…
Blantyre, May 25, 2018: Principal Social Welfare Officer for Blantyre District council responsible for social cash transfer programme Emmanuel Gervazio said Thursday that the council is almost done enrolment of prospective beneficiaries from programme. About 8,186 households are expected to benefit from social cash transfer in Blantyre. Speaking during the…

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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...