20 February 2018
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Machinga, October 31, 2017: Ministry of Education has warned that it will close Mdikira Local Education Authority (LEA) Junior Primary School in Machinga for operating in a mosque. Machinga District Education Manager, Sarah Khozi, sounded the warning in an interview with Malawi News Agency following the community’s failure to identify…
Blantyre, October 31, 2017: Minister of Labour, Youth, Sports and Manpower Development, Francis Kasaila Monday said government is geared to improve infrastructure development in all technical colleges of the country as a way of increasing enrollment in these institutions. Speaking in Blantyre after inspecting construction works for the new ICT…
Nsanje, October 31, 2017:  There are fears that classes at Chikunkha Primary School in Nsanje will be suspended during rainy season because the school has no structures to provide shelter for learners. Chikunkha Primary School, which has a total enrollment of 900 pupils, was relocated to uplands in 2015 from…
MACHINGA, October 28, 2017: A Standard eight girl at Katambasula Primary School in Machinga has died after iron sheets blown off from a classroom block injured her following a strong wind that forced learners to scamper in all directions for safety.  Machinga District Education Manager, Sarah Khozi confirmed the death…
Mangochi, October 27, 2017: African Parks on Thursday handed over classroom and administration blocks to Mangochi District Council at Sambammanja Primary School in Likulungwa Village in Traditional Authority Chowe. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency after handing over the facilities, Manager for Liwonde National Park, Crale Reid, said…
Salima, October 27, 2017: A business grouping of Burundian origin called ‘Tithandizane’ has donated iron sheets worth one million Kwacha to Ntchentche Primary School in Senior Chief Kalonga in Salima District. The Iron sheets will be used to roof a two-classroom block that was constructed a year ago by the…
Nkhotakota, October 26, 2017: Malawi Economic Justice Network (MEJN) says the country needs to invest more resources in children and youth issues if she is to develop. MEJN Regional Coordinator for South, Mike Banda said this Thursday during District Executive Committee (DEC) meeting organised to encourage participatory budgeting through local…
Violet Kamange from Nkhotakota - Went back to school after pregnancy - File Photo Machinga, October 26, 2017: Traditional leaders in Machinga have urged teen mothers to go back to school to reduce illiteracy in the district. Group Village Headman (GVH) Mbweso of Traditional Authority Liwonde made the appeal in…
Chiradzulu, October 26,2017: Government has rolled out the second phase of the National Reading Programme (NRP) in a bid to enhance reading among children and improve the country’s literacy levels.  Speaking during the closing of a three-day training for extension workers on community mobilization, parental and stakeholder engagement in support…
Blantyre, October 25, 2017: Primary Education Advisors (PEA), extension workers, social workers and heads of departmen from Blantyre and Mwanza Districts are undergoing a National Reading Programme (NRP) training aimed at instilling a reading culture among Malawians. The training intends to impart knowledge and skills among the officers who will…

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Senga-Bay’s women of valour

Senga-Bay’s women of valour

Salima, February 18, 2018: If there are some people who can inspire others that achieving economic success is as easy as flipping the back of your hand, then 39-year Monica Msuku of Senga-Bay in Salima is one of them. “Life is hard when you are clueless in how to solve your problems. Accepting a pr...