26 April 2018
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Lilongwe, February 28:  A 33 year old man identified as Jimmy Mmera committed suicide at Kamuzu Central hospital residence (Area 33) on February 25, 2018. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) in Lilongwe on Tuesday, Police Spokesperson, Kingsley Dandaula said that the deceased sister reported about the…
  Zomba, December 14, 2017:  Zomba City Council (ZCC) is expected to receive K1.25 billion from the Road Fund Administration (RFA) in the 2017/2018 financial year to implement road projects. This follows another allocation of K1.52 billion which ZCC received previously to implement a “Go Green’ solar powered project in…
Machinga, November 30, MANA: Malawi Human Rights Youth Network (MHRYN) on Wednesday urged the youth in Machinga to be vigilant in following up commitments that political leaders made prior to the 2014 tripartite elections. Project Officer for MHRYN, Asante Chiwamila, made the call during a two-day training which focused on…
Mzimba, November 28, Mana: National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) Public Trust has expressed concern over low women participation in development activities, saying the situation affects social economic growth in communities. NICE District Civic Education Officer for Karonga, Christobel Shaba, expressed the concern Saturday during a meeting with Mzalangwe Women’s…
  Participants at the discussions Mwanza, November 22, 2017: Communities in Mwanza have been urged to elevate women into various decision making positions if poverty is to be effectively reduced in the district. Project Officer for National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) Trust, Stella Kalengamaliro, made the remarks on Tuesday…
  Nankhumwa - warned against corruption Lilongwe, November 21, 2017: Lilongwe South West Parliamentarian, Peter Lewis Chakhwantha, joined communities Saturday in cerebrating newly installed Traditional Authority M’bwatalika, who before the promotion was Group Village Headwoman (GVH), saying the elevation of the chief was a step ahead for the development of…
Macoha Executive director Ngomwa Salima, November 14, 2017: Malawi Council for the Handicapped (Macoha) has instituted Child Safety Guidelines for children with disabilities as one way of improving service deliver by the field staff and volunteers. Speaking in an interview with MANA Monday on the sidelines of a training workshop…
Moyo-Dont involve us in grave digging only Kasungu, November 12, 2017: As the youth in Kasungu continue to fight for involvement in structures at local council level, young people say they shouldn't only be needed when it is time to dig the grave for burying the dead. Led by a…
Dausi - File photo Blantyre, November 10, MANA: Minister of Information and Communications Technology, Nicholas Dausi says the construction of the ongoing national optic fibre backbone network is progressing impressively.   Dausi made the sentiments on Thursday in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on the progress of the project…
Blantyre, September 19, 2017: Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) says it is in the process of doubling its transmission capacity to over 140 megawatts come December, 2018. Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining, Aggrey Massi made the revelation Monday during a familiarization tour of ESCOM Chichiri Power House…
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Good tobacco labour practices send children back to school

Good tobacco labour practices send children back to school

Kasungu, April 14, 2018: Tchesa Full Primary School in Kasungu east had less than 550 learners in 2012. The school saw most children shunning its doors because they had to help parents in tobacco production. Head teacher Zuze Mthiko says enrollment was very low compared to children’s population in...