23 January 2018
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Dedza, November 25, 2017: Campaign for Female Education (Camfed) on Wednesday donated assorted school materials to 519 needy girls in all the 23 community day secondary schools (CDSSs) as well as two secondary schools in Dedza District. The materials included notebooks, hard covers, pens, sanitary pads, uniforms, jerseys, school shoes…
Cairo, November 25, 2017:  Access to education remains a challenge to children in most African countries, a development which is negatively affecting productivity on the continent. Addressing participants attending the 50th training for African Journalists currently underway in Cairo (Egypt), Secretary General of the Union of African Journalists (UAJ), Dr…
Lilongwe, November 25, 2017: A newly established Lilongwe based private institution- Lilongwe High School, is offering 50 scholarships to neediest students worth MK36 million within the city. The scholarship Programme will benefit young people who dropped out of school due to lack of school fees and other circumstances including teenage…
Zomba, November 24, 2017: Scottish Charitable organization, Classrooms for Malawi, Wednesday handed over a school block of two classrooms worth K24 million to Naming’azi primary school in Zomba. The structure was constructed in partnership with Bannockburn High School of Scotland after the organization noted that more learners were learning under…
  Lilongwe, November 23, 2017: Lack of adequate disability friendly facilities and stimulation materials, wrong attitudes, mindset and perceptions on the part of the communities and parents are some of the reasons why children with physical challenges continue to stay away from Early Child Development Centres (ECD). National ECD Director…
  Lilongwe, November 22, 2017: As one way of promoting reading culture in Malawi, a Lilongwe based Barefoot Readers Initiative has started a project through a voluntary group to revive a reading culture among the youth. Barefoot Readers Initiative is a voluntary youth group that provides books to libraries and…
Mangochi, November 21, 2017: National Early Child Development Coalition Tuesday disclosed that only 45 per cent of the children particularly in rural areas are accessing Early Child Development (ECD) initiatives in the country.    National Chairperson for National for ECD Coalition, Janet Kuyeli made the observation when she made her remarks…
Chiradzulu, November 20, 2017: Parents in Chiradzulu have been advised to take a leading role in assisting their standard 1 to 4 children how to read and write as a way of promoting a reading culture in the country. National Reading Programme (NRP) District Coordinator, Yamikani Chingwalu, told Malawi News…
  Blantyre, November 21, 2017: Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare, Dr. Jean Kalirani has said government will develop deliberate strategies aimed at increasing accessibility to early child development (ECD) services in the country. Speaking on Monday during the launch of ECD week at Lunzu community centre ground…
Students like these to benefit - File Photo MACHINGA, November 20, 2017: Government is set to construct five secondary schools in Machinga before the opening of next school calendar year in September 2018. This was disclosed by the Education Division Manager for the Eastern Region, Gregory Alufandika, to Malawi News…

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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 ...