23 November 2017
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Lilongwe, August 14, 2017: In the drive for quality service delivery the Office of Ombudsman engaged various stakeholders to help in sharpening their draft communication strategy as one way of increasing their visibility to the public. However the office of the Ombudsman is set to launch its communication strategy on…
Muluzi arriving at the rally - Pic by Thumbiko Nyirongo Blantyre; August 14, 2017: United Democratic Front (UDF) President, Atupele Muluzi has called upon politicians in Africa to learn to accept electoral defeat for development to forge ahead.  Muluzi made the call Sunday during a political rally he held at…
Political parties urged to use women in all structures of their parties - File Photo Mchinji, August 13, 2017: Political parties in the country have been urged to revise some of their party constitutions to allow women actively participate in party politics at all levels. Governance, Gender, Justice and Development Centre…
The sealed offices of Dowa District Council Dowa, August 11, 2017: Dowa District Council’s junior staff have closed offices of the District Commissioner, Fannie Msimuko in protest over low monthly salaries which they say is not matching with today’s cost of living. The staff, mostly revenue collectors, watchmen and cleaners…
Kondowe delivers a statement during the workshop - Pic by Trouble Ziba Mzuzu, August 10, 2017: The Malawi National Commission for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has advised communities where community radios operate to exercise great sense of ownership and accountability if the radio stations are to…
Mangochi, August 9, 2017: Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR) and Centre for the Development of People (CEDEP) have reviewed their on-going projects aimed at promoting minority rights to accommodate emerging issues.  CHRR Acting Programmes Manager Michael Kaiyatsa disclosed this on Tuesday at a stakeholders meeting held at Mangochi…
NICE Nsanje using Gule Wankulu to provide messages for the people to get registered Nsanje, August 8, 2017: Nsanje District has registered tremendous progress in the national identity card mass registration exercise despite challenges it faced during the early stages of the exercise.  A snap survey conducted by the Malawi…
Women prepare to sleep for the night Lilongwe, 8 August, 2017: Over 3oo former Malawi Young Pioneer (MYP) members have been living in pathetic conditions whilst waiting for government to grant their request for compensation for their service during the Kamuzu Banda era. The group, which was a paramilitary wing…
UNDPs Eriksson 3rd from right with other officials during Nice Trust sensitization meeting in Chikwawa - Pic by Steve Chirombo Chikwawa, August 07, 2017: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has expressed satisfaction with the way the National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) Trust has been mobilizing communities to register…
Blantyre, August 8, 2017: The Ethics, Peace and Justice Commission (EPJC) of the Evangelical Association of Malawi (EAM) has said referendum is the only credible and accepted way to get views from the public on whether the country should remove laws from  the constitution that criminalize homosexuality. As pressure mounts…

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Risky behaviours at Njalo Island

Risky behaviours at Njalo Island

PHALOMBE, November 22, 2017: Living on Njalo island in Phalombe is at times a tricky and risky experience for men whose population out numbers that of women. The island, an isolated habitat located on the waters of Lake Chilwa, has an ever fluctuating population of between 300 – 700 inhabitants wit...