16 October 2018
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Blantyre, July 03, 2018: Chairperson of the organizing committee for the 20l8 elective Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Nicholas Dausi has hailed President, Professor Peter Mutharika for demonstrating strong leadership skills in holding the party together amidst intra party factions. Dausi who is also the Minister of Information, and Communication Technology…
Blantyre, July 3:  The 2018 Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on Tuesday elected Uladi Mussa and Kondwani Nankhumwa as vice presidents for the party in the central and Southern region respectively. Mussa attained the position after winning 964 votes against other contestants namely Dean Josiah Banda, Zeria Chakale, Hetherwick Ntaba and…
Lilongwe, 3 July 2018: President Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika is excepted to close the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Convention Tuesday morning at the COMESA Hall in Blantyre. A press statement from the Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC), released Monday, evening, said that President Mutharika is expected to arrive at…
Blantyre, 2 July 2018: Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has today won the DPP presidency position without any challenger. While anyone was free to contest for any position in the party during this convention, the organisig committee only received letters of interest from the current leader hence he maintained the position…
Blantyre, July 2: The much awaited Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) elective convention preparations are over as delegates have arrived in Blantyre in readiness for the event. Speaking to journalists on Sunday evening, the Convention organising Chairperson who is also Minister of Information and Communications Technology, Nicholas Dausi, expressed satisfaction with…
  Balaka, June 29, 2018: Members of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in the Eastern Region on Wednesday endorsed Bright Msaka as the party’s Vice President for the region. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency on the sidelines of the party’s meeting in Balaka, Regional Governor for the…
Thyolo, June 28: Thyolo District Commissioner (DC), Justin Kathumba Wednesday urged political parties in the district to co-exist and conduct their political meetings peacefully as the country is moving towards general elections next year. He said this during a Multiparty Liaison Committee meeting conducted at the Boma on how parties are to…
BLANTYRE, June 27, 2018: Federation of Disability Organizations in Malawi (Fedoma) has called on people in the country to stop sidelining and underrating persons with disabilities when it comes to issues of politics. In an interview with Malawi News Agency on Tuesday, Fedoma’s monitoring and evaluation manager Naomi Msungeni said…
Lilongwe, June 27, 2018. The battle to win the 50:50 campaign in the next year's tripartite polls has gained momentum as women aspirants in Dedza have urged fellow women not to look down upon them due to cultural factors. One of the aspirants Annie Kadzanja of Dedza south constituency sounded…
Dedza,  June 26/2018, Mana: ActionAid says it has rolled out a campaign in Dedza lobbying for support from political parties and other stakeholders to empower more women to actively participate in politics to be elected in leadership positions. Speaking in an interview after an orientation meeting with political party leaders,…

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The agony of raising children with physical disabilities

 The agony of raising children with physical disabilities

Karonga, October 1: Lydia Nyagondwe and her husband Pearson Banda of Mwenilondo in Karonga were happy when they had their first-born daughter in November, 1978. The baby girl, named Safinia, was born strong and charming. Whilst a child, she could not show any signs of sickness up until she turned s...