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MACHINGA, October 28, 2017: A Standard eight girl at Katambasula Primary School in Machinga has died after iron sheets blown off from a classroom block injured her following a strong wind that forced learners to scamper in all directions for safety.  Machinga District Education Manager, Sarah Khozi confirmed the death…
Mangochi, October 27, 2017: African Parks on Thursday handed over classroom and administration blocks to Mangochi District Council at Sambammanja Primary School in Likulungwa Village in Traditional Authority Chowe. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency after handing over the facilities, Manager for Liwonde National Park, Crale Reid, said…
Salima, October 27, 2017: A business grouping of Burundian origin called ‘Tithandizane’ has donated iron sheets worth one million Kwacha to Ntchentche Primary School in Senior Chief Kalonga in Salima District. The Iron sheets will be used to roof a two-classroom block that was constructed a year ago by the…
Nkhotakota, October 26, 2017: Malawi Economic Justice Network (MEJN) says the country needs to invest more resources in children and youth issues if she is to develop. MEJN Regional Coordinator for South, Mike Banda said this Thursday during District Executive Committee (DEC) meeting organised to encourage participatory budgeting through local…
Violet Kamange from Nkhotakota - Went back to school after pregnancy - File Photo Machinga, October 26, 2017: Traditional leaders in Machinga have urged teen mothers to go back to school to reduce illiteracy in the district. Group Village Headman (GVH) Mbweso of Traditional Authority Liwonde made the appeal in…
Chiradzulu, October 26,2017: Government has rolled out the second phase of the National Reading Programme (NRP) in a bid to enhance reading among children and improve the country’s literacy levels.  Speaking during the closing of a three-day training for extension workers on community mobilization, parental and stakeholder engagement in support…
Blantyre, October 25, 2017: Primary Education Advisors (PEA), extension workers, social workers and heads of departmen from Blantyre and Mwanza Districts are undergoing a National Reading Programme (NRP) training aimed at instilling a reading culture among Malawians. The training intends to impart knowledge and skills among the officers who will…
Adult Education Class in session - File Photo Phalombe, October 25, 2017: Phalombe District Council has called on men who do not know how to read and write to consider attaining such knowledge through adult literacy classes. Councilor for Likulezi Ward in Phalombe South Constituency, Noel Muzapitako, made the call…
BLANTYRE, October 25, 2017: The Chilomoni Foundation for Education and Development (CFED) on Friday launched the Tiwerenge News Project aimed at promoting a reading culture among school going students in the country. CFED in collaboration with Nation Publications Limited is implementing the project in four schools around Chilomoni Township namely;…
Lilongwe, 23 October, 2017:  WeCare youth organization has rolled out an initiative dubbed ‘Send them 20 Campaign (ST20)’ with an aim to support students who fail to pursue secondary education because they cannot afford tuition fees and basic necessities. In an interview with the Malawi News Agency (Mana), WeCare Public…

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Enhancing communities’ resilience to floods

 Enhancing communities’ resilience to floods

Lilongwe, May 22: Floods have become a common occurrence in most parts of Malawi and the resulting damage has had far reaching consequences on individual lives and their communities. For people of Group Village Headman (GVH) Dzindevu and the surrounding areas in Dedza have been part of the statisti...