15 November 2018
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Nkhotakota, May 15, 2018: Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi (WESM), has built 22 toilets at Luluzi Primary School in Nkhotakota in order to improve hygiene and enrollment of girl learners. This is in line with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology’s drive to achieve toilet/pupil ratio of 1:60.…
Signed the warning letter: Smart Gwedemula Ntcheu, May 11, 2018: Ntcheu District Council has issued a strong warning to a tenant who runs and manages paying toilets at the district’s main bus depot which was being used to store food stuffs by vendors. The council’s warning comes against the background…
Ntchisi, May 7, 2018: Traditional Authority Kasakula of Ntchisi district has appealed for a review of the Forestry Act, claiming the current one is weak because encroachers are mostly asked to pay just a small fine. He was speaking during a bi-annual meeting for Ntchisi and Nkhotakota districts which are…
Blantyre, May 4, 2018: Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services (MET) has warned of drop in temperatures during the night and morning hours as the month of May marks the beginning of winter season in the country. A statement of weather update released earlier this week, signed by MET…
ZOMBA, May 03, 2018: The Department of Natural Resources through Zomba Plantation Office has declared that trees in the plantation were ready for harvest and timber sawing starting from May this year. Speaking during a meeting with Timber Millers Cooperation on Monday, Zomba Plantation Manager, Leonard Kamangadazi disclosed that the…
MWANZA, April 02, 2018: Mwanza District Council has urged communities of Traditional Authority (TA) Govati in the district to protect trees to help conserve water. The call was made recently by Mwanza District Council Chairperson, Godfrey Zamaheya during Water Day Commemorations at Muwale Primary School Ground. "Trees help retain water…
Mulanje, April 27, 2018: Forestry Authorities in Mulanje say they have surpassed the district’s tree planting target by 86 percent in the just ended tree planting season. District Forestry Officer for Mulanje, Ulemu Chitenje said in an interview on Thursday that this has been made possible through strong collaboration with…
BALAKA, April 27, 2018: The Ministry of Education Science and Technology has interdicted a Balaka based teacher for sexually molesting nine school girls, Malawi News Agency (Mana) has learnt. Confirming the interdiction in an interview on Thursday, District Education Manager (DEM) for Balaka, Devie Nserebo identified the teacher as Douglas…
Balaka, April 27, 2018: Sanitation is one of the most important aspects as far a market place is concerned. This is why the KfW which is a Development Bank of Germany donated a tractor to Balaka District Council to help it timely remove garbage within the town. In just two…
Mangochi, April 27, 2018: Visibility Survey conducted by a Non-Governmental 0rganization (NGO) WELTHUNGERHILFE has revealed that charcoal production is becoming rampant in Mangochi, putting forests in danger of depletion.  Following the revelation, WELTHUNGERHILFE has intervened by implementing a project called Forest Restoration and Food Security to complement efforts of the…

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Treating child marriage as defilement

 Treating child marriage as defilement

Blantyre, November 13: Section 81 of the Child Care, Protection and Justice Act, offers protection of children from forced marriage or betrothal whereas section 22 of the newly amended constitution restricts any person under 18 from marrying. Nonetheless, the law seems not enforced as girls as youn...