15 October 2018
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Mzuzu, July 9, 2018: AMzuzu Government Secondary School alumnus has asked students in the country to develop interest in science subjects to broaden opportunities for further studies and career advancement. The alumnus, Michael Mshali, has since increased prize money for a science trophy he has been sponsoring since 2013 at…
Lilongwe, July 9, Mana: Malawi High Commissioner to India, George Mkondiwa said thetenets of late Malawi President Prof. Bingu wa Mutharika stood for as regards youth empowerment and development of Africa is concerned. He made the marks Sunday in New Delhi India whenAssociation of African Students in India held the…
Chitipa, 8 July 2018: Kasama  Community Technical college which is being constructed in Chitipa district under the Community Technical College programme will go a long way in empowering the youths in the country through equipping them with relevant skills that will enable them start their own business ventures, said District…
Mangochi July 7, 2018:  Learners and members of the community in Mangochi are now able to anonymously report violence against children in their respective areas through complaint boxes police placed in some schools in the district. The boxes are an innovation under Safe-Schools Initiative which is one of the components…
Nkhata Bay, June 3, 2018: Malawi Council for the Handicapped (MACOHA) has trained 40 caregivers from some community-based child care centres (CBCC) in Nkhata Bay district on how to take care of children with disabilities.  MACOHA District Rehabilitation Officer for Nkhata Bay District, Matatiyo Chirambo told Malawi News Agency that…
Mzuzu, July 2:  Malawi National Examinations Board (MANEB) has opened its first regional office in Mzuzu City as part of decentralizing its operations. Speaking Sunday during the office’s opening ceremony at Luwinga in Mzuzu, MANEB Executive Director, Gerald Chiunda, said their 2016-2021 strategic plan contains establishment of two regional offices…
  Nkhotakota, June 29, 2018: Muslims and Christians from Anglican Church are failing to reach an agreement on the ownership of Sani Primary School located in Chamba Village, Traditional Authority Malengachanzi in the Lake shore district of Nkhotakota. While the Muslims say that the school belongs to the community, Anglican…
    Mzimba June 28, 2018. European Union (EU) has said it is deeply impressed with implementation of strategic programmers that aim at improving basic education and promoting the welfare of learners in Mzimba which is registering desired results.   EU Head of Corporation in Malawi, Lluis Navarro express the…
Mzimba June 28:  European Union (EU) has said it is deeply impressed with implementation of strategic programmers that aim at improving basic education and promoting the welfare of learners in Mzimba which is registering desired results.   EU Head of Corporation in Malawi, Lluis Navarro express the sentiments on Monday at…
Zomba, June 27, 2018: First Lady Gertrude Mutharika will this Friday preside over a graduation ceremony of the first 2018 Chilema Women Training school. The graduation will see the graduating class going away with certificates after completing a six-month training in various fields. The school’s principal Reverend Father Wildred Mtwana…

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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...