24 April 2018
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Lilongwe, February 27: An unidentified man with visual impairment was electrocuted to death late Friday afternoon in Lilongwe when he stepped on a loose live wire on his way home. There were heavy rains in the city from around 15:00hrs to around 17:00hrs, local time, and according to eyewitnesses, a…
Chitetezo mbaula charging phones Balaka, February 26: Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining, Atupele Muluzi has commended the carbon re-investment project facilitated by Concern Universal in Balaka, noting that it has increased access to energy in the district.  Muluzi was speaking during the launch of the project at Mchenga…
Tukula (c) awards a certificate to one of the graduates - Pic by Kondwani Magombo Dedza, February 25: Over 360 people from Traditional Authorities Kaphuka, Tambala and Chauma in Dedza were Friday awarded certificates for successfully completing Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) training. The training was one of the activities…
Some of the beneficiaries at Mphonde EPA Nkhotakota, February 25: Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) and Nkhotakota District Council officials have distributed relief items to flood victims in areas of Senior Chief Kanyenda, Traditional Authority Mphonde and Kafuzira in Nkhotakota. Nkhotakota District Disaster Risk Management Officer Enalla Mataka said…
  Lilongwe, February 25, 2015: Third World Arts Theatre is to hold a Spot The Talent Show drama festival in Lilongwe starting on 28 March to 2 May 2015; the  winner will walk away with MK30 000. According to Brian Thafale Anafi the Coordinator of the group, 10 theatre groups…
Charcoal is one of the problems facing the local environment scene - File Photo Nkhata Bay, February 24:  Wildlife Environmental Society of Malawi (WESM) - Nkhata Bay chapter has received a big boost following United Kingdom-based RIPPLE Africa’s promise to partner them in projects the society might engage in. The…
Many people lost everything in the floods - File Photo Nsanje, February 25: Divisions have erupted between ward councilors and Nsanje District council chairperson over the usage of a K3 million donation by Illovo Sugar Company to the council in response to the recent floods. The ward councilors have accused…
Primary School kids plant trees - File Photo Ntcheu, February 19: The Regional Forestry Office for the Centre has disclosed that about 40 million trees are expected to be planted across all districts in central region within the 2015 National Forestry season.  Speaking Tuesday during a district forestry launch at…
Members of Ntcheu District Civil Protection Committee appreciate the donated relief items Ntcheu, February 19: Concern Universal which already allocated K8 million to Ntcheu District Council for disaster related interventions, Thursday presented relief items to the council worth over K10 million to be distributed to flood victims in the district.…
A school boy plants a tree - File Photo Lilongwe, February 18: The Sustainable Community Development Through Peoples Participation (SCODPP) has embarked on a project that will see 6, 000 trees planted along the river banks of Lilongwe before the end of this year’s rainy season. The project, which is…

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Good tobacco labour practices send children back to school

Good tobacco labour practices send children back to school

Kasungu, April 14, 2018: Tchesa Full Primary School in Kasungu east had less than 550 learners in 2012. The school saw most children shunning its doors because they had to help parents in tobacco production. Head teacher Zuze Mthiko says enrollment was very low compared to children’s population in...