11 December 2017
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Blantyre, June 4: President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has unveiled plans to officially inaugurate Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST) in Thyolo soon. Constructed eight years ago during the late Bingu wa Mutharika’s era, MUST, when fully operational is expected to enroll 3,500 students thereby increasing the number of…
Nsanje, June 2: It has established that the country’s Open and Distance Learning (ODL) trainee teachers have gone two months without getting their monthly allowances, Malawi News Agency (Mana) can reveal. The ODL trainee teachers, who spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of reprisal, said they have not been…
Salima, June 1:  A 17 year old boy was on Wednesday arrested by Salima Police at Salima Secondary School Examination Cluster Centre for the 2014 Primary School Leaving Certificate Examinations, where he was writing the examinations on behalf of his friend. Police identified the suspect as Harrison Jackson and a…
Blantyre, May 30: The Malawi National Examinations Board (Maneb) has said there will be no exam paper leakages and cheating in this year’s Junior Certificate Examinations (JCE) and the Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) examinations due to tight security measures they have put in place. Speaking on MBC Radio…
Nsanje, May 29: Amid concerns of high school dropout among girls in the country, the World Food Programme (WFP) has embarked on an initiative of distributing maize to primary school girls and orphans in Nsanje district as one way of encouraging them to stay in school. District School Health Nutrition…
A two-week syllabus development workshop started Monday with participants advised to include emerging issues such as climate change, overpopulation, gender and disaster risk management among others. Raphael Agabu, Director of Inspectorate and Advisory Services in the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology told participants at the Malawi Institute of Education…
Plan Malawi’s former Radio project now Timveni Child and Youth Media Organization, has been awarded a licence by the government of Malawi to run its own child focused TV station. Timveni will be the first child-run and child focused fully fledged TV station in Plan globally operating, alongside the Malawi…

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82 year-old Chinthuli breaks age barrier for love; marries 25 year-old

82 year-old Chinthuli breaks age barrier for love; marries 25 year-old

THYOLO, December 10, 2017: Bizarre things do happen in life sometimes. But for people of Goliati Village in Paramount Chief Ngolongoliwa in Thyolo, nothing could beat the marriage of octogenarian and a youth.  “It is an abomination,” some social commentators argue, while others see nothing wrong. ...