19 February 2018
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Blantyre; August 30: The Malawi First Lady, Gertrude Hendrina Mutharika has asked education providers and related authorities in the country to strive for education excellence for the country to realize meaningful development. Madam Mutharika made the appeal at a fundraising dinner and dance organised by St Mary’s Girl’s Secondary School Parents and Teachers…
Kasungu, August 30: Nineteen (19) Peace Corps volunteers have been sworn-in and subsequently assigned to various Community Day Secondary Schools throughout Malawi where they will work with their Malawian counterparts to teach English, Mathematics, Physics and Science. Hence, the Ministry of Education Science and Technology has commended the American Government…
Dowa August 29: The Foundation for Irrigation and Sustainable Development (FISD) has said despite increasing enrolment, attendance and retention in primary schools’ feeding programs, absenteeism of cooking volunteers is affecting the program implementation. FISD project Officer for the Sustainable School Meals Initiative, Fexton Manja said this at a District Executive…
Chiradzulu, August 29: The Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Labor and Manpower Development, Patrick Kabambe has said the construction of Community Colleges across the country will address unemployment among the youths. Kabambe said this Thursday at Namitambo Trading centre in Chiradzulu during the inaugural ceremony of Namitambo Community Skills…
Mangochi, August 26, 2014: District Youth Officer for Mangochi, Kumbukani Manda has expressed concern that as the Joint UN Programme on Adolescent Girls (JPAG) will be phasing out towards the end of the year, cases of girls dropping out of school due to early marriages and unwanted pregnancies still continue.…
Chiradzulu, August 26, 2014: Government has started construction of two girls’ hostels in Chiradzulu worth K70 million in a bid to improve girls’ education. Malimba Community Day Secondary school (CDSS) in T/A Ntchema and Namipingo CDSS in T/A Nkalo are beneficiaries of the project which has been funded by Local…
Kasungu, August 25, 2014: Young people from Chief Kaluluma area have gained vocational skills through Plan Malawi supported program. The program saw the youth gain skills in carpentry and joinery, welding and metal fabrication and motor vehicle mechanics. Speaking during graduation ceremony over the weekend at Bowe Vocational Institute in…
Nsanje, August 24,: School girls in Nsanje have petitioned government, accusing it of  failing to provide a conducive environment for their education. In their petition addressed to the Nsanje District Commissioner, the girls blame government for what they see as its failure to address their educational challenges such as not…
  Chiradzulu, August, 20: District Education Manager (DEM) for Chiradzulu, Harris Kachale has expressed confidence that introduction of study circles could help improve performance of students in Secondary School in the district. Kachale said this Tuesday at Chiradzulu Boma during a District Community Development Committee (DCD) meeting for Campaign for…
Machinga, August 18, 2014, Mana: Stakeholders in Child Rights issues in Machinga have expressed concern over increased number of boys from Traditional Authority Ngokwe who drop out of school to work in tobacco estates in Mozambique. The stakeholders expressed their concern over violation of child rights at Nangongo Primary School,…

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Can the cotton sector be saved?

Can the cotton sector be saved?

Blantyre, February, 18, 2018: For more than two decades, cotton production has been the mainstay of agricultural practice for Dymex Funsani from Maitoni Village, Traditional Authority Chanthunya in Balaka District. Growing over 13 hectares of the crop, the proceeds have always been inspiring and fr...