15 November 2018
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MANGOCHI, June 27, 2018. Government has commended Joint Program on Girls Education (JPGE) project for yielding positive results in promoting girl child education in the three targeted districts of Dedza, Salima and Mangochi. Chief Director for Basic and Secondary Education, Thokozire Banda, hailed the project on Monday during an Open…
Salima, June 27, 2018. Some head teachers in Salima have hailed the introduction of iPads as a tool for delivering lessons to standard 2 learners in their schools saying it is reducing workload for them as the pupils are able to learn on their own. The head teachers made the…
Zomba, June 26, 2018: Parents are still locking their physically challenged children indoors thereby denying them access to various social services such as health and education. Chairperson for Thandizani Club, Rajab Mavuto M’bwana disclosed this Monday said that this has forced his club to intensify awareness campaign on evils of…
Karonga, June 25, Mana: Evangelical Association of Malawi (EAM) has expressed concern over increased number of girls dropping out of school across the country despite the organization offering educational support to the learners. National Coordinator for Health Commission at EAM, Howard Kasiya said the organization supports 101 girl learners across…
Thyolo, June 23, 2018: Thyolo District Disability Forum under the Federation of Disability Organisations in Malawi (FEDOMA) on Thursday asked stakeholders at district level to consider having an officer who could interpret sign language for easy communication. The Chairperson of the District Disability Forum in the district, Samuel Chingamba, said…
CHIKWAWA, June 23, 2018: Campaign for Female Education (Camfed) Chikwawa office has urged girls to keep working hard and remain committed to their goals in order to excel in life and be a source of inspiration for others. The remarks were made in the district on Wednesday during a training…
Phalombe, June 22, 2018: Nursing Officer for Holy Family Mission Hospital, Catherine Magreen has challenged students of Namalowe Community Day Secondary School (CDSS) in Phalombe to aspire for high standards of education in their families and communities. Magreen issued the challenge recently during a graduation ceremony of form four learners…
Mulanje, June 22: District Education Manager (DEM) for Mulanje, Enock Chumachawo has said authorities in the district would not tolerate any form of malpractice during this year’s Malawi School Certificate of Education examinations (MSCE).  In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Wednesday, Chumachawo said his office has put…
Lilongwe, June 21, 2018: Labour Commissioner at the Ministry of Labour, Youth and Manpower Development, Hlalerwayo Nyangulu on Wednesday appealed to training institutions across the country to comply with the new harmonized TEVET curriculum. Nyangulu made the appeal at Mponela in Dowa during a meeting on the progress of harmonization…
Lilongwe, June 20: Huawei Technologies believes Malawian students need to be exposed to emerging Information Communication Technologies (ICT) in order to contribute positively to the sector in the country. Huawei Public Relations Officer (PRO) Leo Liu said this Saturday at Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) in Lilongwe when he welcomed six…

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Treating child marriage as defilement

 Treating child marriage as defilement

Blantyre, November 13: Section 81 of the Child Care, Protection and Justice Act, offers protection of children from forced marriage or betrothal whereas section 22 of the newly amended constitution restricts any person under 18 from marrying. Nonetheless, the law seems not enforced as girls as youn...