16 November 2019
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Ntcheu July 24, 2019. Minister of Transport and Public Works, Ralph Jooma has expressed satisfaction with the progress of Ntcheu-Tsangano road which is under construction despite missing its deadline in the first phase. The first phase of the road construction was supposed to end in April, 2019 but failed due…
Thyolo, July 24, 2019: The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Dr Ben Phiri, on Sunday, launched Chiperoni-Khonjeni Road project at a ground breaking ceremony which took place at Khonjeni turn off in Thyolo.                                                    The 6km road project which is to be implemented by Agriculture Sector Wide Aproach…
Lilongwe, July 1, 2019: United Purpose (UP), an international development charity organization will on July 2, 2019 launch a new programme dubbed Dowa Integrated Water Sanitation and Hygiene (DI-WASH) at Mponera one Primary School in the district. DI-WASH is the flagship water sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programme for the organisation…
Chikwawa, May 17, 2019: President Peter Mutharika on Thursday officially commissioned the much awaited Chapananga Bridge in Chikwawa. Mutharika said the bridge which connects two areas of Chimwanjale and Chibisa wards in the district will now ease transport challenges communities of the two areas faced. The Malawian leader said the…
Karonga, May 9, 2019: Karonga Diocese of the Catholic Church has constructed a health clinic at Chisenga in Traditional Authority Mwenewenya in Chitipa District valued at K51 million, funded by St Jeane Antide Foundation and Manos Unidas of Spain. The health clinic, which is located 15 kilometers from Chambo and…
Balaka, April 25, 2019: District Commissioner for Balaka, Ali Phiri has described rural electrification by government through the Malawi Rural Electrification Program (MAREP) as a catalyst to development. Phiri was speaking Wednesday at the switching on of Marep Phase 8 Mwaye Power Line at Mwaye Primary School, Traditional Authority Kalembo…
Mulanje, April 16, 2019: Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA)-Malawi Chapter sensitized local leaders in Mulanje on their roles as agents of development, to enable them fully participate in development through access to relevant information. The sensitization meeting was held during the weekend at Mulanje District Council. Speaking during the…
Mzuzu, April 15, 2019: National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) Trust has advised Aspiring Councillors to research on people’s needs, if they are to deliver relevant development projects when elected into office. NICE Trust, Mzimba North Civic Education Officer, Wisdom Nyirenda said this Friday during a Public debate for aspiring…
Neno, April 15, 2019: Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining, Aggrey Masi has said the Malawi Rural Electrification Program (MAREP) which is in its eighth phase has seen several trading centres being connected to the national power grid. Speaking during a switching on ceremony on Friday at Chigona Primary…
Lilongwe. April 12, 2019: In an effort to overcome power deficit challenges,  governments of Malawi and Mozambique through Electricity Supply Corporation Of Malawi (ESCOM) and Electricidade De Mozambique (EDM) signed technical and commercial agreements that represent the power interconnection between the two countries. Speaking at the signing ceremony at Bingu…
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Conflicting policies hinder fight against child marriages

Conflicting policies hinder fight against child marriages

Blantyre, October 25, 2019: The whole Nimbire Village in Traditional Authority (TA) Mlomba in Machinga woke up that morning to the sad news that Amidu Frank, 19, had eloped with Khadija Yusufu, 13, (not her real name) to Blantyre. Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare team in ...