15 November 2018
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Chiradzulu, September 11, 2018: Board Chairpersonfor Technical, Entrepreneurial and Vocational Education and Training (TEVET), Gilbert Chilinde has said the organisation plans to turn community technical colleges into business enterprises. Speaking during the inspection of Ida Chilembwe Community Technical College in Chiradzulu by Francis Kasaila, Minister of Labour, Youth, Sports and…
Karonga, September 10, 2018: People in areas of village heads Yafeti Mwakasungula and Ngosi in Karonga District have refused to be part of Nthora-Illora-Ngosi Irrigation Scheme Project for fear of losing their customary land in future. Speaking Friday during a meeting convened by Greenbelt Authority, District Commissioner, and Members of…
Blantyre, September 8, 2018: Government has said that theprivate sector can benefit from the presidential youth internship programme as they too can request for interns to be attached to their institutions. Principal Secretary for Labour, Youth, Sports and Manpower Development Joseph Mwandidya told Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Friday that…
Mzuzu,September 7, 2018: The Department of Tourism in the north says it intends to establish a public beach about two kilometres from Sanga Turn-Off to the shores of Lake Malawi in Nkhata Bay District. Speaking Wednesday when he briefed Malawi News Agency reporters at the agency’s regional office, Regional Tourism…
Karonga, September 7, 2018: The Karonga Youth for Development and Peace, a consortium of youthful entrepreneurs, artisans and contractors has called on companies working in oil and gas, mining and tourism industry to invest in the district to open up job opportunities for the youths. Executive Director for Karonga Youth…
Mzuzu, September 5, 2018: A tourism expert has advised tourism operators and stakeholders in the industry to fully utilize various digital technology innovations to improve their marketing strategies at both local and international levels.  Regional Tourism Officer for the north, Japhet Kuweluza said advanced technological platforms can spur Malawi’s tourism…
Blantyre, September 4, 2018: Airtel Malawi says it is impressed with the way customers are responding to its Bandulo Bandulo Promotion which commenced on August 15, this year (2018).  At every week’s draw, two lucky winners are going away with K1 million each and by the end of the promotion,…
Ntcheu, September 6, 2018. Technical Entrepreneurial and Vocational Education Training Authority (TEVETA) says young people need to be empowered with relevant technical skills if they are to become reliable citizens. Regional Service Centre Manager for central region, Victor Luwambala, said Tuesday that if young people are empowered with skills, they…
Lilongwe, September 4, 2018: From a primary school teacher to a secondary school leaver; the Airtel Bandulo Bandulo Promotion continues to see ordinary Malawians winning prizes with Monira Osman, a housewife from Mwanza being one the latest K1 million winners in the promotion. The second draw of the promotion was…
Zomba, September 6, 2018: The use of electronic ticketing by Zomba City Council has increased revenue collection by 37 per cent since the system was adopted last year (2018). Public Relations Officer for the council, Mercy Chaluma, said the money collected in the 2016/17 financial year before the system was…

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Treating child marriage as defilement

 Treating child marriage as defilement

Blantyre, November 13: Section 81 of the Child Care, Protection and Justice Act, offers protection of children from forced marriage or betrothal whereas section 22 of the newly amended constitution restricts any person under 18 from marrying. Nonetheless, the law seems not enforced as girls as youn...