15 November 2018
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Lilongwe, 4 November, 2015: Japanese Ambassador, Shuichiro Nishioka has on Wednesday exchanged grant notes with the Minister of Finance, Economic planning and development, Goodall Gondwe The notes approve and signify a grant from the Government of Japan to Malawi under the Japanese Grant Aid Scheme for the project of expansion…
Blantyre, October 28, 2015: The Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) has finally taken over the task of collecting the Technical Entrepreneurial Vocational Education Training (Tevet) levy from employers to allow the Tevet Authority concentrate on its core business of provision of training. MRA is already in tax collection business and therefore…
Blantyre, October 28, 2015:  Blantyre City Council (BCC) says illegal vending continues to affect the council’s operations in its quest to collect enough revenue to develop the city and keep it clean.  BCC Public Relations Manager, Anthony Kasunda told Malawi News Agency (Mana) that illegal vending contributes to littering practices…
Lilongwe, October 20, 2015: Businessmen at Malangalanga Spare-parts Market on Sunday foiled fire that would have destroyed their goods worth over MK450 million, they nabbed the suspected arsonist in the process. Chairperson for the Market, James Kajawo, confirmed the incident and told Mana on Tuesday that the fire was “deliberately”…
Lilongwe, October 20, 2015: Minister of Finance Economic Planning and Development, Goodall Gondwe has advised Malawians to prepare for tough economic times ahead though he says the pain will be short lived. Gondwe made the assertion in Lilongwe Tuesday during a high level dialogue between Cabinet Ministers and the Civil…
Blantyre, October 19, 2015: Minister of Gender Children and Social Welfare, Patricia Kaliati says her ministry will continue lobbying for support from various ministries to ensure that women and youth in the country have access to farming needs in order to maximize their production.  Kaliati said this in Mulanje district…
Lilongwe, October 18, 2015: Malawi’s young innovator in ICT-based Innovations, Mixon Faluweki has won an Excellence Award at the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Telecom World 2015 in Budapest, Hungary, with his Padoko Charger Creation. The award was presented to him Thursday afternoon at a ceremony presided over by ITU’s Secretary…
Mzuzu, October 15, 2015: Malawians of Asian origin residing in Choma Building in Mzuzu City escaped unhurt when the building's upper floor where they were residing caught fire Wednesday evening.  The fire started from the nearby main market before spreading to the building's upper floor where several families of Asian…
Lilongwe, October 14, 2015: Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has started to engage stakeholders in discussing regulations of Information Communications Technology (ICT).  Director of Telecommunications Lloyd Momba in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Wednesday singled out Type Approval as one of the regulations which the regulator was…
Mwanza, October 13, 2015: Mary Waya Netball Academy over the weekend partnered with Vale Logistics Company in sensitizing communities around Mphete trading center in Mwanza on their need to take care of the newly constructed Moartize-Nacala railway line.    Former Malawi netball team player, Mary Waya who is the founder…

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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...