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Politics

Chakwera is ready to accept defeat, but expects to win

Lilongwe, May 20: The Malawi Congress Party (MCP) presidential hopeful, Dr. Lazarus Chakwera, on Tuesday said he would accept any outcome of the general elections despite expecting a win. Chakwera was...

Chakwera urges legislators to support Mutharika

Lilongwe, June 19, 2014: Leader of Opposition says there is need for Parliamentarians to give the President the much needed support if peoples’ dreams for a better and prosperous Malawi...

Chaos at Polling Stations in Blantyre as MEC fails to start in time

Blantyre, May 20, 2014: There was Chaos at most Polling Stations in Blantyre as people had not yet started voting as late as 10:30 am due to inadequate materials at...

Education

Action for Adolescents Festivals crucial in reducing primary school drop out

 Action for Adolescents Festivals crucial in reducing primary school drop out

Nsanje, December 20, 2016: Nsanje authorities Tuesday said Action for Adolescents Sports Festivals have proved to be crucial in reducing school drop out in the district. District Sports Officer, Sherif Malunga...

British Council priorities inclusion in its education commitment

 British Council priorities inclusion in its education commitment

Lilongwe, September 15: Director of British Council in Malawi, Reena Johl has stressed the need to widen the definition of inclusive education in Malawi to complement the council’s Connecting Classrooms...

General

5 in for conniving in theft deal

Two Omega Security guards and three criminals are in police custody waiting to answer theft charges in court for suspecting them to have stolen assorted items from Sana Cash and Carry in Blantyre. Police have identified the guards as Gerso...

CHHR to incorporate minority groups in HIV AIDS fight

Unless government include high risk groups in national HIV programming and funding priorities, Malawi will not achieve anything in the fight against further spread of HIV, Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR) alerted district o...

Health

Hospital staff urged to be dedicated in the delivery of health services

  Hospital staff urged to be dedicated in the delivery of health services

Lilongwe, May 3, 2017: Government has asked members of staff to be dedicated and work professionally in the provision of health services to people. The Minister of Health Dr. Peter Kumpalume...

Inadequate personnel, working materials compromise health services in Malawi

  Inadequate personnel, working materials compromise health services in Malawi

Nkhotakota, May 16, 2017: National Organization of Nurses and Midwives of Malawi (NONM) President Dorothy Ngoma has appealed to the government, through the current meeting of parliament, to consider allocating...

Environment

“Keep the City Clean and Green” Campaign to be launched in LL

  “Keep the City Clean and Green” Campaign to be launched in LL

Blantyre, April 26, 2017: Lilongwe City Council (LCC) through the office of the Mayor intends to lead the city in the launch of the Keep the City Clean and Green...

BCC boss commends vendors and stakeholders for unity

Blantyre, August 18, 2014, Mana: The Blantyre City Council Chief Executive Officer ( CEO), Ted Nandolo  has commended vendors and stakeholders in the city for working together to ensure that...

Features

Malawi’s wildlife reserves find their feet

Malawi’s wildlife reserves find their feet

Blantyre, July 09, 2017: In the late 90s, Majete Wildlife Reserve in the lower Shire valley, south west of Malawi was losing its niche as a prolific home of wildlife game. Poor law enforcement, encroachment through deforestation and poaching left most species of wildlife animals like elephants on th...

Agriculture

Inadequate funding in research stalling legume sector growth

  Inadequate funding in research stalling legume sector growth

Lilongwe, April 13, 2017: Lack of huge investment in research and innovations towards the legumes subsector is stalling the growth of the industry in the country, agricultural experts say. The legume...

Nsanje opts for solar power irrigation

  Nsanje opts for solar power irrigation

Nsanje, July 14: Nsanje District Irrigation Officer, Movete Mkandawire, says the problem of drought which the district has been facing over the years can be alleviated by adopting solar powered...

Development

ECAM launches Apprenticeship Network

     ECAM launches Apprenticeship Network

Blantyre, April 3, 2017: The Employers Consultative Association of Malawi (ECAM) has launched the Global Apprenticeship Network (GAN) whose aim is to promote apprenticeships with the ultimate goal of creating...

Public Works Programme enabling communities achieve food security - study

  Public Works Programme enabling communities achieve food security - study

Lilongwe, June 6, 2017: The Public Works Programme being implemented in all 28 districts of the country has resulted in a lot of people achieving food security at household level,...

UN women, police fight for rights of people with Albinism

  UN women, police fight for rights of people with Albinism

Chitipa, May 11, 2017: The Malawi Police Service (MPS) says it has jacked up its efforts to completely stump out abuses and violation of the rights of people with Albinism. The...