15 November 2018
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Lilongwe, July 24, 2018: Forum for National Development (FND) has given the Speaker of the National Assembly, Richard Msowoya, a seven day ultimatum to resign from his position or face unspecified action for flouting the country's constitution on Section 65 (1). The section gives power to the Speaker of the…
  Nsanje, July 23, 2018: Nsanje Catholic Congregation have been advised to go for voter registration when their time comes so that come May 21, 2019 they should exercise their voting right and choose the right people who are development conscious. Reverend Father Jevazio Chisonga made the plea Sunday during…
  Ntchisi, July 23, 2018: Electoral stakeholders from Ntchisi and Dowa districts have been asked to desist from flouting procedures in the voter registration exercise currently underway in some districts to avoid triggering misunderstandings. The call was made on Friday at Chibanzi centre in the area of Traditional Authority (TA)…
  Zomba, July 23, 2018:  Former Member of Parliament for Zomba Central Constituency, Yunus Mussa has called upon people in Zomba city to vote for him during Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) primary elections as a representative for 2019 tripartite elections. He described himself as a loyal and bonafide citizen of…
  Chikwawa, July 23, 2018: Youth Coalition for the Consolidation of Democracy (YCD), a local Nongovernmental Organization has described the just ended five days African Leadership Summit under the Barack Obama Foundation as an eye opener to most young people in the world. The gathering which took place in Johannesburg,…
  Phalombe, July 23, 2018: United Purpose on Friday donated to Phalombe District Council materials that it was using during implementation of its Integrated Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) project in the district. The Project which was for three years ended on June 30 after achieving improvement of access to…
Kasungu, 20 July, 2018: Governance, Gender and Justice Development Centre (GGJDC), a local nongovernment organization working on women empowerment, on Wednesday organized an interface meeting between aspiring councilors in Kasungu and women leaders, mentors and role models in the district. The aim of the interface meeting was to instill confidence…
Nsanje, July 18, 2019: Communities in Group Village Headman Nsilanga under Traditional Authority Malemia in Nsanje can breathe a sigh of relief following their Member of Parliament’s promise to construct a clinic and drill two boreholes this financial year. Member of Parliament for Nsanje South West, Dr. Joseph Chidanti Malunga…
Kasungu,July 19,2019: Figures for phase one of voter registration exercise released by the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) indicate only a slight difference from those of the 2014 voter registration exercise. MEC conducted the first phase of the voter registration exercise in Kasungu, Salima and Dedza from June 26 to July…
  Mzuzu, July 17, 2018: Paramount Chief M’mbelwa of Mzimba District on Saturday showered praises on President Peter Mutharika for investing in major development projects in the district since his election to the presidency in 2014. M’mbelwa said in the four years that Mutharika has been in power, Mzimba has…

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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...