15 November 2018
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Lilongwe, November 11, 2015: Malawi Red Cross Society (MRCS) is currently working on Integrated Community Based Health Care project in Salima and Mzimba districts to promote health services to vulnerable communities. Speaking in an interview at Mbalame Village, Traditional Authority Khombedza in Salima Monday, MRCS District Officer for Salima Manfoster Moyo disclosed…
Nkhata Bay, November 9, 2015: Despite stiff punishment being imposed on people found guilty of defilement in Nkhata  Bay district, the abominable behaviour seem to be on the rise as another 42 year old man is in police custody for defiling his four year old daughter. Nkhata Bay district has…
Lilongwe, November 7, 2015: Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) Police on Friday intercepted and arrested a South African national for allegedly possessing cocaine weighing 4.2kg concealed at the base of his traveling bag. KIA Police Spokesperson, Sgt. Sapulain Chitonde, told Mana on Friday that the suspect, Siyabonga Kom, 28, had travelled…
Nkhotakota, November 7: Illovo-Dwangwa has handed over 150 tons of maize to be distributed to vulnerable people in all traditional authorities of Nkhotakota. Part of the donation will go to Nkhotakota District Hospital. Speaking during the handover ceremony at the district hospital, Illovo Dwangwa Human Resources Manager Crispin Chikwama said…
Ntcheu, November 7: Government has expressed satisfaction over progress of Descent and Affordable Housing (Cement and Malata) Subsidy Programme (DAHSP) across the country. Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Atupele Muluzi made the remarks during the district launching ceremony of DAHSP at Bunyenga Primary School in Ntcheu. “Let me…
Lilongwe, November 06, 2015: TheMinistry of Information Tourism and Civic Education will host the 2nd Southern Africa Women in Tourism conference from 22nd to 25th November, 2015. According a press statement signed by Sarah Njanji, Principal Tourism Officer in the ministry, the function which is scheduled to take place at…
Mangochi, November 4, 2015: First Grade Magistrate Court in Mangochi on Tuesday convicted and sentenced a man to a two year prison term upon finding him guilty of misappropriating company money. Police Prosecution witness, Liston Sabola told the court that the accused, Peter Nastanzio committed the offence in June this…
Nkhotakota, November 3: Religious Leaders Association of Malawi in Nkhotakota has petitioned Office of President and Cabinet (OPC) against removal of some Nkhotakota District Council staff, citing that the move would derail development in Nkhotakota. The concerned citizens marched and presented their petition together with Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Member…
Nkhotakota, November 3: What started as an entertaining day for Kabuwa Community Day Secondary School ended sour after a bus they were travelling in was involved in an accident killing one student in the process. The journey for 16 year old Wilson Chinyama, a form one student at Kabuwa CDSS…
Lilongwe, November 3: Chiefs across the country on Monday met to brainstorm on customary land administration, identifying customs and beliefs that promote or inhibit women’s access to land. Speaking in Lilongwe at a-one-day meeting organized by Women Legal Resources Centre (Wolrec) Paramount Chief Lundu of Chikwawa said it was necessary…

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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...