26 April 2018
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High profile DPP women during a public function - File Photo Mangochi, January 6: DemocraticProgressive Party(DPP)Director of Women in the Eastern Region, Margret Sauzande on Sunday celebrated New Year with business women from different political parties in Mangochi as a sign of showing unity. Speaking with Malawi News Agency (Mana)…
Mzuzu City Mayor William Mkandawire and his Deputy Fraser Chunga - File Photo Mzuzu, December 21: Mzuzu City Constituency MP, Leonard Njikho, says the two-and-half-year and one-year tenures for city mayors and district council chairpersons, respectively, are not enough for the office bearers to effect tangible development. Njikho said this…
  Blantyre, October 9: The poor turnout of voters during the October 7 by-elections has disappointed the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC), with chairperson Justice Maxon Mbendera urging stakeholders to seriously look into the matter.   MEC officially announced results for the by-elections Wednesday afternoon in Blantyre. The ruling Democratic Progressive…
Thyolo, October 4: President Professor Peter Mutharika has urged people in Thyolo East Constituency to vote en masse for Democratic Progressive Party-DPP parliamentary candidate Gerson Timothy Solomoni during the October 7 by-elections.  Speaking on Saturday during a whistle stop tour at Mikombe and Chimvuu Primary Schools as well as Chipendo…
Blantyre, October 4: The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has expressed hope that it will win the parliamentary and local by-elections scheduled on October 7. The party officials said this during the whistle stop campaign tour of Blantyre North Constituency on Friday conducted by President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika. “I have…
Lilongwe, October 1: Malawi and Indonesia Monday signed a joint communiqué establishing diplomatic relations at the United Nations headquarters on the sidelines of the 69th session of the United Nations General Debate. According to a press release made available to Malawi News Agency (Mana), Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister,…
  Blantyre, September 29: Wards Councillors in Blantyre North Constituency have expressed their  crave  for the area to have an elected Member of Parliament  (MP) who will have the mandate to access the Local Development Fund  (LDF)to finance various projects in the area. Chikwembere Ward Councillor Enock Maxwell Mukhori told…
Lilongwe, September 28: Parliament on Friday passed the 2014-15 National Budget with a revised figure of K737 billion down by at least K5 billion from the originally proposed K742.8 billion. A total of twelve votes to individual Ministries and Departments were passed on Friday before the budget was adopted by…
Blantyre, September 27:  Vice President Saulosi Chilima has applauded Members of Parliament in the country for passing the 2014/15 National Budget saying it will enable the Government to start fulfilling the pledges it made during the campaign period. The Vice President made the remarks on Saturday in Thyolo where he…
Kasungu, September 26: Electorate in Lifupa Ward in Kasungu West Constituency where Malawi Electoral Commission is expected to hold by-elections on 7th October had a chance to get a glimpse of what their shadow councilors have in store for them. The National Initiative for Civic Education Trust (NICE) organised a…

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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...