20 August 2018
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Phalombe, May 18, 2018: Malawi Union for the Blind (MUB) says inclusive education can only become a reality if all non – governmental organizations and government sectors fully participate in shaping it. Education Officer for MUB, Stewart Chauluka, made the remarks on Thursday in Phalombe during a sensitization meeting with…
Karonga, May 15, 2018: Acute shortage of desks at Mayiwiyiwi Community Day Secondary School in Karonga has forced some students to drop out of school after they were fed up of sitting on the floor. This was revealed recently when Karonga District Council handed over a classroom block to Mayiwiyiwi…
Lilongwe, May 14, 2018: Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) donated assorted sanitary materials to Mitundu Market with an aim of improving the sanitation under the Frugal Innovation Practicum. According to LUANAR, Vice Chancellor George Kanyama Phiri, said an amount of K 2,072,050 which was sourced from students…
Zomba, May 11, 2018: Learners and community around Naming’azi Primary School in Zomba were all smiles when Friends for Many Inmates (FOMI) handed over a borehole to the institution. The school and villages around it have been struggling to get clean water as there has been no source of potable…
Chikwawa, May 11, 2018: Teachers at Kawaye Primary School in Chikwawa District have, for one week, been boycotting work leaving several pupils destitute in protest that they were being accused of stealing porridge flour by one villager. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana), Group Village headman Chilomo…
Mangochi, May 10, 2018: Youth Net Counseling (Yoneco) in Mangochi has withdrawn 138 children from child marriages and 64 of the girls have gone back to school, the Network’s office has disclosed. YONECO Paralegal Officer for Mangochi, Chancy Chisambi, disclosed this on Wednesday when he briefed the District Executive Committee…
Primary School learners like these to benefit - File Photo Blantyre, May 11, 2018: Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) on Thursday revealed its plans to scale-up “Unlocking Talent (UT)” Project which aims at enhancing literacy and numerical competences among primary school age children in the country. Among others, the organization will…
Blantyre, May 11, 2018: Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO) will conduct solar projector pilot study as a means to curb poor quality classroom outcomes which have been attributed to lack of teaching and learning resources as well as overcrowding. VSO Education Specialist, Emanuel Soko, made the revelation on Thursday during a…
Karonga, May 11, 2018: World Vision Malawi, Wednesday handed over K25million worth of classroom block and 80 desks to Ndembwela Primary School in the area of Paramount Chief Kyungu in Karonga. Speaking during the hand-over ceremony, World Vision Malawi National Director, Chikondi Phiri said his organization decided to construct the…
Lilongwe, May 7, 2018: A Lilongwe based youth movement known as ‘Titha Youth Movement’ (TYM) in partnership with Gifted Ink Malawi (GIM) has advised Mlodza Secondary School students in Area 23, Lilongwe to be focused on their studies in order to achieve their career ambitions in future. Titha gave the…

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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...