24 April 2018
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Mzimba, November 17, 2017: Authorities in Mzimba have expressed concern over increased number of people migrating to South Africa, a development which they say impacts negatively on social economic development of the district. According to data sourced from M’mbelwa District Council, over 25 people in a day seek travel documents…
Kasungu, November 17, 2017: Ex Press Agriculture Limited (PAL) tenants in Kasungu say they are still struggling to find land on which to settle and farm after their employment was terminated with the organisation. The ex-employees, who were taken from several districts as tenants in the 1970s, say they are…
MANGOCHI, November 17, 2017: Mangochi District now has a third community radio, Lilanguka, a Yao- language- dominated radio owned and run by Christian Missionaries to reach out to communities in the district with the gospel. Radio Lilanguka, meaning ‘light’ has started testing its frequency, 91.0 FM and, according to the…
Lilongwe, November 16, 2017: After over 20 years of civic education activities on different fields by different stakeholders in the country, Malawi still has problems of transparency, accountability and irresponsibility in her society, National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) has revealed. The public trust has attributed the situation to ineffectiveness…
Lilongwe, November 16, 2017: A local human rights organization Malawi Watch has urged the Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Rev. Dr. Lazarus Chakwera to offer solutions and alternatives policies to government in Parliament instead of just ranting. Malawi Watch has made the observation in a statement issued by its Executive…
Chikwawa, November 16, 2017: Traditional Authority (TA) Katunga of Chikwawa has been arrested alongside one of his subjects in connection with the bloodsucking allegations which led to the damage of Kasinthula Lodge in the district. Chikwawa Police Station Public Relations Officer, Constable Foster Benjamin said Chief Katunga whose real name…
Mchinji, November 16, 2017: Youth net and counseling (Yoneco), a local organisation working on child protection has for a period of one year rescued over 152 children from child labour in Mchinji in two education zones of Kapiri and Gumba respectively. Speaking to Mana on Thursday, Yoneco Field Officer, Thomas…
Lilongwe, November 16, 2017: Member of Parliament for Kasungu East Constituency, Madalitso Kazombo has asked government to provide 100 new boreholes in his constituency. He said this Wednesday in Parliament when contributing to debate that it was indispensable that Government intervene quickly in the area and assist in the provision…
BLANTYRE, November 15, 2017: Pan African Civic Educators Network (PACENET) with funding from the United Nations (UN) Women is developing a gender transformative training manual aimed at equipping local governance structures with skills to mobilize women for political leadership positions. The manual which is to be released late this month…
Lilongwe, November 13, 2017: Government has expressed displeasure at the tone used by Leader of Opposition, Dr Lazarous Chakwera in his address in parliament on Monday when he responded to President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika’s opening address made on Friday.  Government Chief Whip, Henry Mussa said he is very disappointed…

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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...