25 February 2018
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Blantyre, December 11, 2017: National Identity Cards (IDs) for Blantyre District Council which conducted the registration in the third phase arrived on Saturday. Blantyre District Assistant Registrar, George Chitsonga while confirming the development said out of 765,000 people who registered in the district about 712,000 will receive their IDs. He…
    Kasungu, December 7, 2017: Associating a region with a political party is said to be the major reason why most women failed to win ward councilor elections in Kasungu. This was disclosed during a meeting which Governance, Gender and Justice Development Centre (GGJDC) held on Wednesday with women…
Mzuzu, December 06, 2017: Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Goodall Gondwe has advised youths in the country to refrain from being used by some politicians saying the tendency is counterproductive to development. Gondwe who is also Vice President for the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) for the north made…
NSANJE, December 04, 2017: Youths in Nsanje have expressed worries over their continued being sidelined in development structures like Area and Village Development Committees.  The call was made on Friday during an interface meeting at Nsanje Boma Chamber. The concerned youths noted that those in authorities do not include them…
Nkhata Bay, December 04, 2017: Nkhata Bay District Council on Friday elected new office bearers and Usisya Ward Councillor, Hency Chigowo won the chairperson seat after defeating three other councillors. The elections which were presided over by Nkhata Bay’s Malawi Electoral Commission staff and the district Magistrate Maston Phiri saw…
Mangochi, December 4, 2017: Boundary conflicts and cross border crimes are among key issues on the agenda of the 11th Malawi/Mozambique Joint Permanent Commission on Defence and Security (JPCDS) that opened Sunday, 3rd December, 2017 in Mangochi.   Principal Secretary for Ministry of Defence in Malawi, Chauncy Simwaka, said this at…
Lilongwe, November 28, 2017: The involvement of Malawi Congress Party (MCP) in defrauding Lilongwe Water Board (LWB) and the subsequent defence they have offered on the same is a cause for concern for a party that pretends to stand on high moral ground on issues of fraud, corruption and theft…
Zomba, November 27, 2017: As the country gears up for 2019 tripartite elections, a women’s rights group-Women Legal Resource Centre (WOLREC) has urged political parties to create space for women in the ranks and file of their party structures. The sentiments were made during orientation of women aspiring candidates for…
Malawians like these information fr effective decision making - File Photo Mulanje, November 27, 2017: National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) Trust has called on Malawians to devote their efforts to strengthening democracy in order for all Malawians to participate in developing the country.  NICE Regional Civic Education Officer (South),…
Mzimba, November 26, 2017:  United Nations (UN) Saturday praised President Peter Mutharika for taking bold steps towards fight against Gender Based Violence (GBV). Speaking during launch of 16 days of activism against GBV held at Mzimba Community centre ground, UN representative in Malawi, Clara Anyangwe commended Mutharika, for championing He4She…

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Hope as shadow women councilors gear up for 2019

Hope as shadow women councilors gear up for 2019

  Nkhata Bay, February 22, 2018: In the run up to 2014 tripartite elections, it was even hard to convince her husband to accept that a woman can assume a political office and govern a community. Narrate Her bid for the office of ward councilor met with stiff resistance from members of her own comm...