15 November 2018
Breaking News
Rumphi, October 3, 2017: Rumphi Police Station has distanced itself from the fracas that happened during the Gonapamhanya celebrations event that took place on Saturday at Chikulamayembe Headquarters. Rumphi Police Station Officer -In -Charge Denis Banda said the fracas could have been controlled if the event organizers involved the law…
Machinga, October 02, 2017: Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHHR) has embarked on a sensitisation campaign with local leaders from the area of Traditional Authority Liwonde in Machinga on child rights with special attention to girls to remain in school. CHRR held a two day sensitisation meeting with the…
Mzuzu, September 30, 2017: National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) Trust has asked the media to report about any National Registration Bureau officers that ill-treat people that seek clarification in the ongoing national registration exercise. Northern Region Nice Trust Civic Education Officer, Vincent Kalawa gave the advice in Mzuzu Friday…
Nankhumwa: We will prosecute all offending officers - File Photo Mangochi, September 29, 2017: Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Kondwani Nankhumwa, has warned that government would prosecute all district council controlling officers involved in mismanagement of Local Development Funds (LDF) under the Masaf 4 Project. The minister sounded…
Chitipa, September 28, 2017: Three royal families of Traditional Authority (TA) Nthalire in Chitipa are in conflict over who should take over the throne following the death of the previous TA in August, 2017. Born in 1924 as Rabson Capasi Kawonga, the late TA Nthalire died on August 14, 2017.…
Karonga, September 27, 2017: The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has deliberately burned electoral materials which were used during the 2014 tripartite elections to ensure that nobody has access to them.  MEC’s decision to burn the 2014 materials is partly prompted by an incident in Mchinji during a November by-election in…
Chikwawa, September 27, 2017: In what could be described as a mass exodus, over 250 members from the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) in Chikwawa denounced their membership and joined the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on Wednesday. Led by their District Governor, Fransisco Tengani, from Chikwawa Makande and responsible for…
Lilongwe, September 27, 2017: Mulhako wa Alhomwe comes back October 29 this year at the usual place Mulhako wa Alhomwe Head Quarters at Chonde in Mulanje with the mission of empowering the youth. This is an annual celebration where people learn a lot about the Lhomwe culture that includes Lhomwe…
Blantyre, September 27, 2017: Youth Activists in the country have asked political parties to desist from using youth as ‘hand clappers’; but rather involve them in meaningful development activities. Executive Director for Youth Initiative for Community Development (YICOD), Andrew Bwanali made the call in an Interview with Malawi News Agency…
Mzuzu, September 26, 2017: Mzuzu City Mayor Councilor William Mkandawire has asked all youths in the country to use their numerical superiority and power to foster peace and avoid being used by politicians in violence. Councilor Mkandawire was speaking Friday during commemoration of International Youth Day at Katoto Secondary School…

Features

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...