26 April 2018
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Ntchisi, April 25, 2018: A new project aimed atensuring that more young women join and participate in politics has rolled out in six districts of the country, the Malawi New Agency (MANA) has learnt.  The Young Women in Active Politics (YWAP) Project has come against the background of low knowledge…
Lilongwe, April 25, 2018: Lilongwe councilors on Tuesday made a shocking move in a full council meeting when they ruled that they want the Director of Planning and Development (DPD) Douglas Moffat out from the council. It is reported that misunderstandings emerged in one of the extra-ordinary full council meetings…
Lilongwe, April 25, 2018:  Rotaract club will have their first fair fun, run walk and fun run fundraising event on May 5, 2018 at Gate way Mall in Lilongwe, which is aimed at improving sanitation and providing safe drinking water for impoverished communities in the country.  The 50-50 is the…
Mzuzu, April 24, 2018:  Chiefs Council of Malawi through its northern region affiliates has asked government to use the much touted K4 billion through local authorities to either implement new or complete projects which stalled in different areas in the country.  In an interview with Malawi News Agency Monday in…
Blantyre, April 24, 2018:  Government has reiterated that only contact and dialogue could help to resolve some of the challenges the country was going through as opposed to the decision by Civil Society Organisatiions (CSOs) of staging demonstrations. Presidential Advisor on Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), Mavuto Bamusi made the observation…
Mchinji, April 23, 2018: Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Kondwani Nankhumwa has urged traditional leaders in the country to work closely with government in the implementation of various development initiatives. He was speaking on Friday in Mchinji during an installation ceremony of Traditional Authority (TA) Mduwa in the…
Dedza, April 22, 2018: Six Members of Parliament (MPs) in Dedza on Friday met council officials on the issue surrounding the mismanagement of council funds, Malawi News Agency has learnt. In an interview, MP for Dedza East Juliana Lunguzi who was speaking on behalf all the eight MPs in Dedza,…
Rumphi, April 22, 2018: Aspiring female councilors in the 2019 Tripartite Elections have been challenged to practice issue based politics if the country is to achieve the 50:50 campaign which advocates for increased women participation in politics and public administration. Programmes Coordinator for Tovwirane Organization, Cecilia Chivunga made the call…
Karonga, April 21, 2018: Paramount Chief Kyungu of Karonga and Chitipa has asked the British High Commissioner to Malawi, Holly Tett to stop interfering with Malawian culture saying every country is well known by its cultural values. Kyungu’s reaction follows a twitter message that Tett wrote on her page Thursday…
Lilongwe, April 20, 2018: Only five out of 11 institutions that wish to participate in voter civic education in Lilongwe in preparation for the 2019 tripartite elections are ready for the exercise. This has come to light as the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) is preparing to accredit institutions that will…
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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...