24 September 2017
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  MANGOCHI, September 21: The Association for People with Albinism in Malawi (APAM) Wednesday challenged civil society organizations and all non-governmental organizations fighting the abduction and killing of people with albinism to prioritize community sensitization.  APAM executive member in Mangochi, Lexa Zakaria, made the call during a meeting UN Women…
Blantyre, September 20, 2017: A Malawian national, George Ningole was on Tuesday arrested for aiding a Mozambican to register in the ongoing national identification and registration exercise. National Intelligence Bureau (NIB) Officer for Blantyre District, Andrew Mndalira, who with support from the police arrested Ningole, said the culprit forged date…
Sounded out the warning: Nankhumwa - File Photo Nkhotakota, September 17, 2017: Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Kondwani Nankhumwa, has warned chiefs in the country to desist from corruption in the course of their duties. Nankhumwa issued the warning on Saturday while confirming the chieftainship of Traditional Authority…
People waiting patiently to be registered to have an  National ID in Ntcheu - File Photo Phalombe, September 15, 2017: Communities in Phalombe have expressed satisfaction in the way the National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) Public Trust conducted its mobilization campaign for the National Registration exercise that is currently…
Nsanje, September 14, 2017: An international nongovernmental organization, Action Aid has vowed to empower the country’s citizenry so they were able to hold their duty bearers accountable and also ensure that every project being implemented in the areas of health and agriculture in the country meet the needs of the…
Chiradzulu, September 13, 2017: Government has elevated Traditional Authority (T/A) Nkalo of Chiradzulu District to Senior Chief. According to a recent statement issued by the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, the position is with effect from August 26, 2017. T/A Nkalo whose real name is Amadu Ali succeeded…
Councillor Mbewe (r)  and Councilor Chipeni Salima, September 12, 2017: Almost a year after the Salima full council meeting resolved to build a brick security fence around the Salima District Hospital, the project is failing to commence despite the continued security problems at the health facility. Last year a full…
DPP Candidate for Nsanje Lalanje Gladys Ganda greets her supporters - File Photo Blantyre, September 13, 2017: The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has approved names of 19 candidates who submitted their nomination papers to contest in the upcoming October 17 by-elections.  According to recent press statement issued by MEC and…
People wait to get registered - File Photo  Mangochi, September 13, 2017: Mangochi District has registered positive response in the ongoing National Identification (ID) card registration exercise attaining a 102 percent registration rate.  Mangochi Assistant District Registrar (ADR), Veronica Mussa, made the revelation on Tuesday during a full council meeting…
Manda: Districts had been strategically selected to test several logistical activities because it is a replica of the actual census Lilongwe, September 13, 2017: As one way of preparing for the 2018 National Malawi Population and Housing Census (MPHC), National Statistics Office (NSO) will from September 25 to October 15,…
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Q&A with MEDF COO Dingiswayo Jere

Q&A with MEDF COO Dingiswayo Jere

Government through Parliament instituted the Malawi Rural Development Fund (MARDEF) which later changed to MEDF ( Malawi Enterprise Development Fund) to act as a reliable public money lending office for Malawians. Some years have passed and MPHATSO LASTONE NKUONERA caught up with Chief Operations Of...