16 October 2018
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Dedza, 26 September, 2015: Women’s Legal Resource Centre (WOLREC) has trained members of the Dedza District council on budgeting and management of council finances. Speaking at the close of the two-day training on Friday, programs officer for WOLREC in Dedza, Enerst Mujavo, said councils cannot function properly if other members…
Ntcheu, September 26, 2015: In the absence of updated statistics on child labour, the magnitude of the problem in Malawi is not known as the last cluster survey on child labour was conducted in 2002. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency after closing a two day training on…
Lilongwe, 25 September, 2015: Director and founder of Invegrow Limited Company, Tanya Clarke said industrial hemp would help boost Malawi’s economy in many ways.  Clarke made the remarks in Lilongwe Thursday during a meeting at British Embassy. She said Malawi’s investment in industrial hemp has an opportunity for diversifying the…
Thyolo, September 24, 2015: Member of Parliament forThyolo Thava constituency, Mary Navitcha has partnered  with Technical Education, Vocational Entrepreneurship Training Authority (TEVETA) to open a skills development centre. One of the skills development centres is Ntambanyama, and has already registered 126 students since opening its doors on August 3, 2015.…
  Blantyre, September 25, 2015: The Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) Board of Directors has appointed Tom Gray Malata as new MRA Commissioner General. Malata replaces Raphael Kamoto, who was redeployed to the Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority as Chief Executive Officer. Malata will be responsible for advancing the mission of the…
Mandere (c) during a previous meeting - File Photo Chikwawa, September 23, 2015: Over MK35 million is suspected to have gone missing at Chikwawa district council with a call from councilors for an immediate transfer of the Director of Finance (DOF) from the district.  In their letter dated 15/09/2015 signed…
Lilongwe, September 23, 2015: Airtel Malawi says the rapid increase of new customers registering with the network will have no negative effects on its quality of services as the company has up-to-date infrastructure capable of handling up to 4 million subscribers. Airtel Money Marketing Manager Masiye Mazaza said the company…
Luhanga speaks during a function - File Photo Thyolo, September 22, 2015: Government has mandated district councils to decentralise procurement of wooden materials and windows in the Decent and Affordable Housing Subsidy Program (DAHSP) to community level. Principal Secretary for Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Ivy Luhanga disclosed…
Kapoloma Blantyre, September 22, 2015:  The Malawi Revenue Authourity, (MRA), has encouraged the media in the country to report more on taxation as one way of mobilizing  people to pay taxes. MRA spokesperson, Steven Kapoloma said this Saturday in Mangochi during an Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Blantyre Press Club.…
CLAIM General manager Andrew Chisamba (l) and Education division manager Central west Division Joseph Nkhata at the new Mchinji CLAIM bookshop - Pic by Sarah Munthali Mchinji, September 21, 2015: The Education Divisional Manager for Central West Division Joseph Nkhata has urged education institutions and learners in Mchinji to buy…

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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...