16 October 2018
Breaking News
Dowa, August 25, 2018. Minister of Education, Science and Technology, Bright Msaka Friday launched the Malawi Education Sector Improvement Project (MESIP) in Dowa with a call to parents and all education stakeholders to ensure that no child drops out of school at Primary level. The Minister made the remarks at…
Lilongwe, August 24, 2018. The long-awaited National Civic Education Policy is in the final stages of development and will be ready by the end of September, 2018, the Ministry of Civic Education, Culture and Community Development disclosed on Friday. “It is the desire of the ministry to finalize the policy…
Nkhatabay, August 24,2018: Parents in Nkhatabay have applauded Chikale Primary School teachers for outstanding results of the 2018 Primary School Leaving (PSLC) Certificate Examinations where 49 out of 52 learners have been selected to various secondary schools reperesenting 94% selection rate. All the 52 learners passed the examinations with 26…
Lilongwe, August 24, 2018: Over 500 students who completed their Form 4 are benefiting free computer skills which are offered by UNICAF University in Lilongwe, as one way of bridging the deficiency of ICT skills existing among other school leavers. UNICAF came in with the idea after noticing that there…
Lilongwe, August 23, 2018: President Professor Peter Mutharika, who is also Champion for Higher Education in Africa has pledged his support to the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) activities in advancing broader investment in higher education with a focus on science and technology.  Speaking on Thursday…
Lilongwe, August 17, 2018: The Japanese government on Friday awarded scholarships to 16 Malawians to pursues postgraduate studies in various fields at different universities in Japan. Speaking during the awarding ceremony at ambassador’s official residence in Lilongwe, Japanese ambassador to Malawi Kae Yanagisawa said the scholarships will be funded through…
Mzuzu, August 17, 2018: District Education Manager (DEM) for Mzimba North says only four teachers have been deployed to the area out of the 10, 000 recruited this year and has bemoaned that the situation may compromise education standards. Muhabi Chivunga was speaking Wednesday during Campaign for Female Education (CAMFED)…
Blantyre, August 16, 2018: Christian Aid has hailed Comprehensive Action for Adolescent Girls and Young Women Project being implemented by Youth Net and Counselling (YONECO) and Malawi Girls Guides Association (MAGGA) for promoting human rights of adolescent girls and young women in Mulanje. Christian Aid Chief Executive Officer, Amanda Khozi…
Lilongwe, August 16, 2018. Former students in Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) from Daeyang University in Lilongwe has encouraged youths in the country to develop their lives through entrepreneurship after a tertiary education. Daeyang University alumni, Michael Chinere disclosed this to Malawi News Agency (Mana) in an interview that youth should…
Lilongwe, August 13, 2018. A Lilongwe based Non-governmental Organization (NGO), Grace Foundation says they are committed to promote education and welfare activities as one way of encouraging citizens to love, take care of elderly people and keep children in schools across the country. The Organisation said this on Saturday after…

Features

The agony of raising children with physical disabilities

 The agony of raising children with physical disabilities

Karonga, October 1: Lydia Nyagondwe and her husband Pearson Banda of Mwenilondo in Karonga were happy when they had their first-born daughter in November, 1978. The baby girl, named Safinia, was born strong and charming. Whilst a child, she could not show any signs of sickness up until she turned s...