24 April 2018
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Blantyre, November, 25, 2017: Klynveld, Peat, Marwick and Goerdeler (KPMG) – Malawi on Thursday hosted the media to a breakfast meeting at Ryalls Hotel in Blantyre as a way of interacting with the media practitioners on how the firm operates and what services it offers. KPMG-Malawi is an internationally recognised…
Lilongwe, November 25, 2017: Member of Parliament for Mulanje Bale, Victor Musowa, on Thursday called on fellow members of parliament to help government in finding ways of addressing electricity power supply problems that have affected some parts of the country. Musowa made a call after Member of Parliament for Kasungu…
Thyolo, November 25, 2017: Government resources could be saved if procurement officers understood and guarded against 'bid rigging'  by bidders in the procurement processes, Senior Economist in the Competition and Fair Trading Commission (CFTC), Fexter Katungwe, has said.  "Government resources go down the drain through exaggerated prices of goods, contract…
Lilongwe, November 25, 2017: From the dressing, to the type of music, and the food that was dished, almost everything on the night gave a true reflection of the real meaning of cultural diversity in every sense.  This was a night that Standard Bank had designed to celebrate the cultural…
Youth need enhanced business skills PHALOMBE, November 23, 2017: Skills development among the youths is said to be key in harnessing an entrepreneurial spirit among Malawians that can propel the country’s social economic development.  Assistant Cooperatives Liaison Officer for Phalombe Business Support Unit (BSU), Aubrey Mwamadi, made the sentiment on…
Chiradzulu, November 23, 2017: People in Chiradzulu have expressed excitement with the construction of FDH Bank in the district, saying once the facility is completed and opened for business it would be both, time saving and cost effective.  Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana), one of the…
Blantyre, November 22, 2017: National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) in conjunction with the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has embarked on a massive sensitization campaign on budget tracking in Blantyre. The aim of the three months campaign is to empower communities to have courage to ask those in authority how money…
Machinga, November 21, 2017: Action Aid Malawi says it has set aside K15.7 million to provide loan to Community Based Child Care (CBCC) centre volunteers in Machinga District. Project Officer for Action Aid, Romance Thawe, told Malawi News Agency (MANA) Tuesday in an interview that Action Aid has come up…
Rumphi, November 21, 2017: The Mzuzu based Tovwirane Organization has embarked on a four-year Women Empowerment for Leadership Project with the goal of increasing women participation in politics and public administration in Rumphi District. Programs Coordinator for the organization, Cecilia Chivunga, disclosed the development Monday in an interview with Malawi…
Peggy Mhone officially launches Area 2 Mukuru money transfer made easy branch in Lilongwe - Pic by Abel Ikiloni Lilongwe, November 21, 2017: Mukuru, an international money transfer firm, Tuesday launched a third branch in Lilongwe in addition to its existing two in Blantyre and Mzuzu. After the official launch…

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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...