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Lilongwe, December 25: Unlike in the previous years, the 2014/2015 Fertilizer Input Subsidy programme (FISP) seems to have registered success story as 90.6 percent  of the farmers have received the subsidized fertilizer. A visit to various districts in the central region indicated that a good number of farmers have received…
Inmates like these ones at Kasungu Prison may benefit - File Photo Lilongwe, December 23: President Peter Mutharika has pardoned 197 prisoners, the Ministry of Home Affairs and Internal Security announced on Tuesday. Making the announce in a press release, the Ministry of Home Affairs and Internal Security said the…
Senior Chief Kwataine - Pic by George Bulombola Ntcheu, December 23: Chiefs in Ntcheu have commended the Primary Justice Programme for building capacity of traditional leaders in the district. The programme is being funded by the Department for International Development (DFiD) through Catholic Commission for Peace and Justice of Lilongwe…
Flashback: Members of Parliament in session - File Photo Salima, December 23: Chairperson of the Salima District Council, Councilor Peter Kadammanja has appealed to Civil Society Organizations (CSO’s) working in the district to sensitize Members of Parliament and Civil Servants on the roles and mandates of councilors. Kadammanja made the sentiments during…
Blantyre, December 23: Unavailability of mobility supporting devices has been pinpointed as one of the main challenge contributing to school dropouts among disabled girls in Mulanje District. The observation was made on Monday in Mulanje during a FEDOMA women wing, Disabled Women in Development (DIWODE) interface meeting with the physically challenged…
MDF Soldiers during an operation - File Photo Nkhotakota, December 23: Two Malawi Defence Force (MDF) private soldiers and three women are in Nkhotakota Police custody for allegedly being found in possession of Cannabis Sativa without license. Nkhotakota Police Spokesperson Williams Kaponda said the arrest occurred on Saturday. He identified…
Victims of floods during the last rainy season - File Photo Nsanje, December 23: NGO World Vision Malawi has finally rescued people who were hit by hailstorm in Nsanje district. The organization has donated assorted items including maize and beans worth 12 Million Kwacha to 1, 000 households in the…
A big walk against Gender Based Violence - File Photo Chikwawa, December 22: Women in Chikwawa have complained with the increased behaviour by some people and more especially politicians who grab their land leaving them landless through the use of outdated cultural practices and political power. The women have further…
Kasungu, December 19: Two Non-Governmental Organizations in Malawi-Child Rights Advocacy and Paralegal Aid Centre (CRAPAC) and Paralegal Advisory Service (PASI) have partnered with the Irish Rule of Law International (IRLI). The organizations are working in the criminal justice system in the country to promote the rule of law and improve…
Machinga, December 19: Angry people from Traditional Authority Nkoola in Machinga assaulted Ntaja Police Officer In charge, Superintendent Osma Chidothi and prosecutor sergeant Noel Kabichi as they were taking four murder suspects to police for questioning. In the meantime Chidothi and Kabichi were taken to Machinga District Hospital for treatment…

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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...