15 November 2018
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  Juliet reunited with her husband and children - Pic by Sarah Munthali Mchinji, September 29, 2015: People in the Central Region District of Mchinji in Malawi are awed by the ‘resurrection’ of a woman who medical personnel at the district’s hospital had certified dead on 19th June, 2015 and…
  Part of Blantyre City - File Photo Lilongwe, 28 September, 2015: Principal Secretary for Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Stuart Ligomeka says World Habitat Day is vital for the country’s development because it reflects on urbanisation. Speaking to Malawi News Agency (Mana) in Lilongwe on Monday during a preparatory…
Mzimba, September 28, 2015: Malawi Red Cross Society in Mzimba has donated 100 bicycles and other assorted items worth MK11.5 million to its volunteer workers in Mzimba to ease their mobility challenges and enhance their motivation in discharging their duties.  The donation was made Thursday in the area of Traditional…
The intercepted Tsanya hard wood at Kamuzu International Airport - File Photo Lilongwe, September 27, 2015: First Grade Magistrate Cecilia Onsewa of Mkukula Magistrates Court in Dowa on Friday convicted and sentenced 42-year-old Chinese national, Lin Jie, to a fine of K50,000 or 6 months in jail in default for…
Mirza (3rd from right) hands over a dummy cheque worth MK670000 to Police Commissioner Dr. Kainja (2nd from left) as other police officers look on  - Pic. By Kondwani Magombo Lilongwe, September 26, 2015: Asian business  community in Lilongwe have urged corporate citizens in the country to support Malawi Police…
Zomba, September 26, Mana: President Professor Peter Mutharika has expressed shock at the death of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Zomba Chisi Member of Parliament, Chidzalo Peter Mangulenje who died at the age of 65 on Wednesday at Mwai Wathu Private Hospital in Blantyre after a short illness. The remarks were…
First Lady Gertrude Mutharika and Gender Minister Patricia Kaliati - Pic by Edson Mwamvani New York, September 25, 2015: Most women are focusing much on Goal 16 of the yet to be ratified Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) because of its unique structure on justice and peace among others as the…
Nkhata Bay, September 24, 2015: Nkhata Bay First grade Magistrate’s Court has sentenced a 47 year old man to prison with hard labour for defilement. Kasiyambi Sibande, 47, was sent to jail for habitually defiling his 12 year step daughter, a development that has brought relief to many stakeholders in…
Recovered ivory - Pic from the internet Lilongwe, September 24, 2015: Police have identified Area 24 resident, Ibrahim Itimu as the gunman who died on Saturday after being seriously assaulted by members of the general public for robbery with violence at Kezia Ngalande’s house in Lilongwe. Lilongwe Police Station Spokesperson,…
Lilongwe, September 24, 2015: Police in Lilongwe are keeping in custody Amos Liwonde, 18 and Thamisoni Kapakale, 34 for being found respectively in possession of 50 kilograms and 2 bags with unspecified quantities of Indian hemp locally known as chamba in Lilongwe.  Lilongwe Police Public Relations Officer (PRO) Inspector Kingsley…

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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...