15 October 2018
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New York, September 23: Age Africa, a Washington based organization advocating for girls’ education has hailed efforts the Malawi government is making towards promotion of girls’ education. Age Africa Executive Director, Aubryn Allyn Siddle said she had talked with the First Lady of Malawi, Madam Getrude Mutharika, about the girl…
Karonga, September 22: Senior Chief Kalonga of Karonga District has called on stakeholders to separate men from women during adult literacy classes to encourage more men to attend. Kalonga made the call in Karonga District during a graduation ceremony of 20 women who had completed their adult literacy training conducted…
Salima, September 21: The Japanese Government has handed over to Malawi Government six Community Day Secondary Schools (CDSS) which it re-constructed and expanded at a cost of K 4.3 billion. The six schools namely Matenje CDSS in Salima, Mkwichi CDSS in Lilongwe,Liwalazi CDSS in Nkhotakota, Zolozo CDSS in Mzuzu,  Mpamba…
Mchinji, September 21: Physically challenged Gilford Jester who was born with no hands has against all odds passed the just released Primary School leaving Certificate of Education examinations at Nkhwazi Primary School in Mchinji district.  Jester, who uses legs to write, has been selected to Magawa boarding Secondary School an…
Dowa September 20: Malawi Human Rights Resource Center(MHRRC) through its Girls Education and Women Empowerment project (GEWE) says T/A Mponela and Chakhaza in Dowa have high prevalence rate of gender inequality. Chimwemwe Sakunda Project Coordinator said interface meetings were conducted at the two T/As in Dowa to hear problems faced…
Mchinji, September 19, 2014: Physically challenged Gilford Jester who was born with no hands has against all odds passed the just released Primary School leaving Certificate of Education examinations at Nkhwazi Primary School in Mchinji district.  Jester, who uses legs to write, has been selected to Magawa boarding Secondary School…
New York, September 18, Mana: One of the initiatives President Professor Peter Mutharika had been promising the Malawi nation during his campaign trail was that he would establish community colleges with the view to imparting entrepreneurial skills in the youths to make them self dependent. What might have appeared as mere…
Untitled Document Chikwawa, September 16: About 45 teachers under Nchalo Education Zone have threatened to stop performing their duties effective from Tuesday, September 16, 2014 until the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) pays them their overdue allowances. In a letter dated September 10, 2014 addressed to MEC Chairperson Maxon Mbendera and…
Lilongwe, September 13:  Malawi Institute of Management (MIM) and Centre for Social Research (CSR) has signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at collaborating in areas of capacity building, research and dissemination of information at Malawi Institute of Management campus in Lilongwe on Friday, September 12, 2014. Speaking at the function,…
Blantyre, September 12: Blantyre International University, one of the privately owned institutions of high learning in the country on Thursday added 208 more people on the job market. Speaking during the graduation ceremony, held at COMESA hall in Blantyre, Director of Inspection and Education Advisory Service (IEAS) in the Ministry…

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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...