22 November 2017
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Blantyre, October 4, 2017: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has received the ASSESS level of Economic Dividends for Gender Equality (EDGE) Certification in recognition for its commitment and progress in monitoring, benchmarking, and achieving workplace gender equality. According to a press release issued on Tuesday, receiving the ASSESS certification means…
Mwanza, October 4, 2017: Minister of Labour, Youth, Sports and Manpower Development, Francis Kasaila has challenged chiefs in the country to setup bylaws, and mete out stiff penalties to both distillers and sellers of cheap liquor. Kasaila made the call in Traditional Authority Kanduku, Mwanza, where he presided over the…
Mzuzu, October 4, 2017: Police in Mzuzu have warned people against buying stolen property saying the tendency promotes burglary and theft and retards efforts of combating crime in the city. Mzuzu Police Deputy Public Relations Officer, Cecelia Mfune disclosed in an interview Tuesday that theft cases have decreased this year,…
MRA Officials interface with school pupils during a trade fair - File Photo Lilongwe, October 3, 2017: The Malawi Revenue Authority has said tax rates in Malawi are lower than in most of the countries in the southern region of Africa. Head of Cooperate Affairs, Steve Kapoloma made these remarks…
Mzuzu, October 02, 2017: The private sector, through its mouthpiece, the Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCCI) has commended the downturn of inflation by 9.3 percent as a significant step in boosting the country’s economy. Speaking to the Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Friday, MCCCI’s Chief Operations…
Mzuzu, October 02, 2017: The business community operating in Mzuzu City has expressed dissatisfaction with a new formula of collecting city rates by the city council saying it is contributing to making the city unattractive for investment. Speaking Thursday in Mzuzu during the official launch of Mzuzu Trade Fair at…
Lilongwe, September 28, 2017: Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) – Malawi Chapter is to launch its website on September 29, 2017 in Lilongwe. Confirming the development with Malawi News Agency on Thursday in Lilongwe, Chairperson of MISA, Teresa Ndanga said all is set for the launch of the website.…
Lilongwe, September 28, 2017: Government is on a mission to open its new offices at Capital Hill in Lilongwe. Speaking on Thursday during inspection ceremony of the offices building which is still under construction in Lilongwe, Minister of Lands Housing and urban Development, Honorable Anna Kachikho said she is happy…
Lilongwe, September 27, 2017: Minister of Energy, Mining and Natural Recourses, Aggrey Masi has called upon traditional leaders in the country to take a leading role in sensitizing their communities on the importance of taking care of infrastructures that may be constructed within their localities under the Millennium Challenge Account…
Masaf 4 a failure: Thomas Chirwa Mzimba, September 27, 2017: Mzimba District Commissioner (DC) says productive public works programme (PPWP), under Malawi Social Action Fund (Masaf) 4, has failed to achieve its intended objective of enhancing socioeconomic development of targeted communities in the district. The DC Thomas Chirwa made the…

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Risky behaviours at Njalo Island

Risky behaviours at Njalo Island

PHALOMBE, November 22, 2017: Living on Njalo island in Phalombe is at times a tricky and risky experience for men whose population out numbers that of women. The island, an isolated habitat located on the waters of Lake Chilwa, has an ever fluctuating population of between 300 – 700 inhabitants wit...