26 April 2018
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Zomba, April 4:  Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has promised vigorous campaign for the 2019 tripartite elections dubbing the strategy ‘Operation Land Slide’. State President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika said this at a public rally at Pirimiti Boys Primary School Ground in Traditional Authority Mwambo in Zomba-Likangala Constituency where DPP Eastern…
  Lilongwe, March 30, 2018: As one way of mobilizing the general public to cast their vote in 2019 tripartite elections, National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) Trust says it is prepared to provide voter and civic education towards the forthcoming elections. NICE Executive Director, Ollen Mwalubunju confirmed to Malawi…
  PHALOMBE, March 30, 2018: Regional Governor for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in the southern region, Charles Mchacha on Wednesday called upon members of the party in Phalombe to be united in order for the party to withstand opposition attempts to take over government in 2019. Mchacha was speaking…
  Lilongwe, March 28, 2018: The 50:50 Management Agency Tuesday night took the campaign for equal participation in politics to political parties with a major focus on establishing what deliberate strategies parties have developed to improve women representation in elected positions. “Political parties are the major custodians of this campaign…
  Mchinji, March 27, 2018: The push for equal gender representation especially on forthcoming tripartite elections seems to produce good results as more women in Mchinji have shown interest to vie for ward councilor seats. This was revealed on Monday during an interface meeting organized by Governance Gender Justice and…
Dedza, March 24, 2018: Minister of Civic Education, Culture and Community Development Grace Chiumia has asked chiefs in Dedza to desist from receiving bribes from foreigners during the ongoing national identity cards registration.  Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency on Thursday after visiting National Registration Bureau Offices in…
MULANJE, March 24, 2018: Senior Chief Mabuka of Mulanje has advised his fellow traditional leaders under his jurisdiction to adhere to principles of democracy during the Milonde Ward by–election or risk losing their positions. The warning came following reports that some chiefs in his area were denying some political parties…
Phalombe, March 23, 2018: Members of Parliament and ward councillors for Phalombe District on Wednesday refused to apply for a loan from the Development Fund for Local Authorities (DFLA) in order to construct a stadium in the district, opting to procure a lorry. The choice for a lorry comes at…
Phalombe, March 23, 2018: Traditional Authorities in Phalombe District on Thursday raised concerns over the new Customary Land Law which among other things attempts to equip Malawians with power over their land. Among other aspects raising the chiefs' hair is the involvement of Group Village Headmen in land committees that…
Mchinji, March 23, 2018: Principal Secretary (PS) in the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, Kiswell Dakamau, has called on contractors engaged in projects in local councils to ensure they deliver quality work and finish on time. Dakamau made the remarks Thursday after he visited Mkanda Rural Growth Centre…

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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...