15 November 2018
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Blantyre, July 18, 2017: The Malawi National Examinations Board (MANEB) has managed to administer leakage free national examinations for the past three consecutive years besides reducing the trend of cheating for candidates sitting for Malawi School Certificate of Examination (MSCE.) MANEB Director responsible for Examinations Security Department, Robert Harawa said…
Lilongwe, July 18, 2017: Inspector General for the Malawi Police Service (MPS) Dr Lexton Kachama has challenged the youth and junior serving police to continue pursuing higher education. Kachama who was recently awarded a Doctorate degree in Business administration with a major in strategic management from the Columbia Commonwealth University…
We will take care of the desks: Nankhumwa - File Photo Blantyre, July 16. 2017: Blantyre Water Boards (BWB) has donated school learning materials worth K2 million to Ulongwe Model Primary School and Pasani Primary School in Mulanje District as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Chief executive Officer…
Mzuzu, July 17, 2017: Department of Social Welfare for Mzuzu City says hardships that parents face in the country trickle down to children hence the need for employers ensure that they reduce their employees’ hardships. "Trend has shown that parents who are stressed at work are more likely to abuse…
Karonga, July 17, 2017: A Kenyan Marianist Brother Michael Otieno has urged technical and vocational education graduates from different institutions in Malawi to help the country address unemployment by venturing into entrepreneurship. Speaking on Thursday during graduation ceremony of 155 students at Miracle Technical Institute in Karonga, Brother Otieno, said…
Lilongwe, July 14, 2017: Primary school teacher trainees will starting this year be spending more time in college acquiring academic knowledge than in classroom practicals. This is according to the new Initial Primary Teacher Education Curriculum and training program that will start being implemented in the 2017/2018 academic year in…
Lilongwe, July 5: The United States government plans to invest USD 90 Million for construction of secondary school classrooms with a goal of keeping girls in school and reducing high HIV prevalence rate among youths in Malawi. US Ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer said this on the sidelines of a…
Blantyre, June 23: President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has on Thursday appointed the new University of Malawi Council days after dissolving the old one for failure to resolve the Chancellor College Academic Staff standoff. According to a statement signed by Chief Secretary to the Government, Lloyd Muhara, the president has…
Nsanje, June 23: The youth in Nsanje have given two weeks to authorities to formulate and implement by-laws that will protect the rights of a girl child specifically on education. District Youth Chairperson, Seda Bonzo, said time has come for authorities to act on the challenges rocking the district’s girl…
Mzimba, June, 20, 2017: Civil Society Education Coalition (CSEC) has empowered District Education Networks with skills on how they can effectively track the use of funds channeled towards education sector at district level. This has come amid reports of misappropriation of funds that goes to education such as school improvement…

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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...