20 August 2018
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Rumphi, July 9: Early marriages continue to impact negatively on education of girls despite efforts by government and different stakeholders to try to stump it out. At a meeting organized for traditional leaders on Monday by Rumphi District Council in conjunction with Youth Net and Counselling (YONECO), early marriages was…
Mangochi, July 5: Forum for Peace and Justice (FFPJ), a consortium of the Muslim Association of Malawi (MAM), Mangochi Pastors Fraternal and Council of ULAMAH in Malawi has appealed to Government to maintain the quota system selection into the public University. Presenting a petition on Friday to Mangochi District Commissioner,…
Lilongwe, July 4, 2014, Mana: Minister of Labour and Vocational Training, Henry Mussa said on Thursday that Government will intensify its efforts to combat child labour in the country. Speaking during commemoration of the day for Lilongwe District at Mchemani Primary School in the area of Traditional Authority Chimutu, Mussa…
Dedza, July 3: The Kingdom of Norway has funded the Malawian Government with US$17 million to help in improving access and quality of education for girls in Malawi. The money is targeted to assist a programme to be implemented in selected schools in Dedza, Salima and Mangochi. It is expected…
Mchinji, June 30: Director of Planning and Development (DPD) for Mchinji district Walter Chikuni has said it is an inclusive move for Government and NGOs to include physically challenged children in bursaries as they have the same right to education as normal children. Chikuni said this over the weekend at…
Nsanje, June 28: Government says it is mindful of the challenge facing girl child education in the country. Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare Patricia Kaliati said this in an interview in response to what some chiefs are asking government to consider subsidizing the fees girls pay in…
Kasungu, June 28, 2014. It never rains but pours on the students of Kasungu Secondary School (KUSS) where some learners have been sent packing home for good while others have been rusticated even though they had already paid K20,000 they were all requested to pay upon their arrival at the…
Lilongwe, June 25, 2014: Member of Parliament (MP) for Lilongwe City Centre Constituency David Bisnowaty has challenged that it is only through compulsory education that Malawi will spiral up the development ladder. The MP said this Tuesday in his maiden speech towards the 45th session of parliament as he commented…
June 25, 2014, Mana: Lilongwe Early Childhood Development (ECD) Network  has said children with disabilities are facing transitional problems from Community Based Child Care Centres (CBCC) to primary Schools. First to make the observation during the network's quarterly review meeting was Rose Munthali, Project Officer for World Alive, a member…
Lilongwe, June 23, 2014:  Forum for African Women Educationalist Malawi’s (FAWEMA) Connect 4 Change Project which connects primary schools with Information Communication Technology Development (ICT) is expected to spread to the north and southern parts of the country. The C4C project which started in 2012 in two primary schools in…

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Karonga’s quest for potable water

Karonga’s quest for potable water

Karonga, August 20, 2018: For many years, Karonga District has been a hub for waterborne diseases which have killed over seven people since 2016.  Intermittent power supply, small diameter pipes, old leaky pipes and tanks are some of the challenges which have crippled Northern Region Water Board (N...