21 August 2018
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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 job opportunities for youth and ensuring skills for business. Apprenticeship is a kind of job training that involves following and studying…
Lilongwe, March 28, 2017: A 41 year-old man on Wednesday drowned in Namitete River in Lilongwe. Lilongwe Police Station Spokesperson Inspector Kingsley Dandaula told the Malawi News Agency on Monday that the man who was working at Gala Estate went to Kachigunda village where he was drinking beer and died…
Lilongwe, March 20, 2017: Cooperative Enterprise Pathways for Economic and Environmental Sustainability in Malawi Project (CEPEESM) in conjunction with Community Energy Malawi have embarked on a campaign aimed at sensitizing the public on the importance of using renewable energy sources. Among others, the campaign targets people under cooperatives and are…
New York: Monday, 13th March, 2017:The Minister for Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare, Jean Kalilani has said Malawi has done very well in economic empowerment of women especially in the work sector at the continental level. Kalilani made the remarks during a side event organized by the Malawi Government in conjunction with UN Women on the margins of the Commission on the…
Mzimba, February 28, Mana: Women in Mzimba have pushed the blame on Ngoni culture saying it does not recognize and empower them to take up leadership positions in both spheres of politics and development platforms in their communities. This was disclosed on Monday at Nkhamenya, during a training on Women…
Blantyre, February 28, 2017:  It takes a long and winding road to reach Group Village Headman Mwangata in the area of Traditional Authority (T/A) Somba in Blantyre District. In fact, to reach the village it takes a person at least one good hour on foot from Chadzunda Trading Centre. What…
Rumphi, February 23, 2017: The African Development Bank (ADB), which finances the Sustainable Rural Water and Sanitation Infrastructure for Improved Health Livelihoods Project in Rumphi, says is concerned with the slow pace at which the project is progressing in the district. The ADB Mission made the sentiments after touring different…
Nsanje, February 14, 2017: Nsanje South and Nsanje South West Parliamentarians are under fire for alleged failing to push for a good road network involving the 27 kilometer Nsanje-Marka Road which is currently in very bad shape. Concerned constituents including the business community on Monday faulted their parliamentarians Thom Kamangira…
Lilongwe, December 15, 2016: Ehime Nearshore Development Council (ENDC), consisting of 23 Japanese companies has expressed interest in investing in Malawi, especially in the Information Communications Technology (ICT) sector. Speaking during a meeting with the Planning Section of Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (MoICT), the President of ENDC explained…
Blantyre, November 15, 2016: Word Alive Commission for Relief and Development (WACRAD) has scaled up its programmes aimed to reach households in Blantyre that were under targeted by the Malawi Vulnerability Assessment Committee (MVAC) response of 2015-2016 in Senior Chief Kapeni’s area despite that the area  has the highest population…
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Improved roads for boosting economic activities

 Improved roads for boosting economic activities

Lilongwe, August 20: Joseph Pamtunda, 22, takes a comfortable lean on his bicycle and looks out with admiration to the construction works taking place to some area close to his home village. In front of him is a new road under construction where a new bridge with silver metals sparkle with majestic...