15 November 2018
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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,…
Thyolo, June 26, 2018:Malawi Electoral Commission has said it will be on high alert on acts of violence in Thyolo district during the electoral process for the 2019 Tripartite Elections.  This follows two acts of violence reported to the MEC district office recently allegedly perpetrated by DPP party members recently.…
Lilongwe, June 26, 2018. Students from various secondary schools in Ntchisi have expressed interested to take part in the voter registration exercise which has started in some parts of the country.  In random interviews, most students of ages 18 and above said they recognise its their duty and responsibility to take…

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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...