23 January 2018
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Lilongwe, August 3: A cross section of Malawians on Wednesday witnessed the realization of one of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) key campaign promises of training young people in technical, vocational and entrepreneurial skills. The Bingu International Convention Centre (BICC) in Lilongwe was the host of this colourful event. There…
Lilongwe, July 31:  Proper hygiene and sanitation is said to be one of the factors that could help in reducing dropout among learners in schools, Lilongwe Rural East District Education Manager (DEM), Anderson Kuboma Ntandika has said. He was speaking when he presented a certificate of excellence and a trophy…
CBCC members stakeholders and graduates pose for a group photo ntchisi, July 30, 2017: Action Aid’s early childhood development (ECD) project is progressing well in Dete, Traditional Authority (T/A) Chilooko in Ntchisi, where 36 children have graduated from Community Based Childcare Centre (CBCC) to primary school. Speaking during the graduation…
Primary School pupils read and discuss at school - File Photo Rumphi, July 30, 2017: Various stakeholders in Rumphi District have unanimously hailed the National Reading Programme (NRP) currently underway saying it is already bringing positive impact on educational standards in the country. Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST)…
An adult education class in progress - File Photo Balaka, July 30, 2017: There was ululation, dancing and hand clapping in Balaka in Traditional Authority (T/A) Kalembo when 180 adult literacy learners received their certificates upon completing phase one of their adult literacy classes. Speaking after he presented certificates to…
Lilongwe, July 27, 2017: A 44 year-old primary school teacher, Oliver Jinazale, from the lake shore district of Nkhotakota has committed suicide by hanging following family disputes. According to the Deputy Public Relations Officer for Nkhotakota Police, Paul Malimwe, the deceased who hailed from Makuta Village in the area of…
Primary School pupils like these are in danger - File Photo Nsanje, July 27, 2017: Lives of learners at Phombwe primary school in Nsanje are at risk as they are using a school block which experts says does not meet recommended construction standards.  The state of the K10 Million structure…
Children like these must enjoy their right to education Neno, July 21, 2017: Civil Society Organizations in Neno say delay in implementing bylaws aimed at promoting education and child protection is preventing children from enjoying their rights. Executive Director for Neno based Community Action for Sustainable Action (CASDO), David Chidakwa,…
Mbewe cuts a ribon signfying official handover of the school block - Pic by Solister Mogha Blantyre, July 20, 2017: Member of Parliament (MP) for Blantyre City South East, Victor Mbewe, on Wednesday handed over a two classroom school block to communities around the area of Group Village Headman Ntenje…
Paul Chiphanda District Education Manager for Blantyre Rural - Pic by Solister Mogha Blantyre, July 21, 2017: District Education Manager (DEM) for Blantyre Rural responsible for primary education, Paul Chiphanda Wednesday said school dropout in many schools in the district is improving courtesy of many initiatives that the authorities are implementing. Speaking…

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Kamphira reaps fruits of hard work

 Kamphira reaps fruits of hard work

BLANTYRE, January 23: Hard work and dedication pays.  That’s the story of Mark Kamphira, a 35-year-old volunteer teacher who has transformed the status of Chiguma Primary in Blantyre from a community structure into a fully government owned school. With his contribution to society, Kamphira emerged ...