25 February 2018
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ZOMBA, November 20, 2017: The National Statistical Office (NSO) says it is ready for the first ever 2018 Electronic National Population and Housing Census (PHC) pegged at K21 billion. This was disclosed by the Commissioner of Statistics, Mercy Kanyuka, on Saturday in Zomba during this year’s African Statistics Day celebrations…
Lilongwe, November 18, 2017: A grouping of several Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) calling itself  Civil Society Platform on Electoral Reforms says the manner in which the process on the proposed electoral reform bill is being handled is not fair and just to Malawians. The sentiments are contained in a joint…
MWANZA, November 18, 2017: Mwanza First Grade Magistrate’s Court on Thursday sentenced Rafiki John to six months Imprisonment with Hard Labor (IHL) for escaping from lawful custody. The court heard through Mwanza Police Station Prosecutor Sub-Inspector Jane Juma that John was at Mwanza Prison serving a four-year jail term for…
Mzimba, November 17, 2017: Authorities in Mzimba have expressed concern over increased number of people migrating to South Africa, a development which they say impacts negatively on social economic development of the district. According to data sourced from M’mbelwa District Council, over 25 people in a day seek travel documents…
Kasungu, November 17, 2017: Ex Press Agriculture Limited (PAL) tenants in Kasungu say they are still struggling to find land on which to settle and farm after their employment was terminated with the organisation. The ex-employees, who were taken from several districts as tenants in the 1970s, say they are…
MANGOCHI, November 17, 2017: Mangochi District now has a third community radio, Lilanguka, a Yao- language- dominated radio owned and run by Christian Missionaries to reach out to communities in the district with the gospel. Radio Lilanguka, meaning ‘light’ has started testing its frequency, 91.0 FM and, according to the…
Lilongwe, November 16, 2017: After over 20 years of civic education activities on different fields by different stakeholders in the country, Malawi still has problems of transparency, accountability and irresponsibility in her society, National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) has revealed. The public trust has attributed the situation to ineffectiveness…
Lilongwe, November 16, 2017: A local human rights organization Malawi Watch has urged the Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Rev. Dr. Lazarus Chakwera to offer solutions and alternatives policies to government in Parliament instead of just ranting. Malawi Watch has made the observation in a statement issued by its Executive…
Chikwawa, November 16, 2017: Traditional Authority (TA) Katunga of Chikwawa has been arrested alongside one of his subjects in connection with the bloodsucking allegations which led to the damage of Kasinthula Lodge in the district. Chikwawa Police Station Public Relations Officer, Constable Foster Benjamin said Chief Katunga whose real name…
Mchinji, November 16, 2017: Youth net and counseling (Yoneco), a local organisation working on child protection has for a period of one year rescued over 152 children from child labour in Mchinji in two education zones of Kapiri and Gumba respectively. Speaking to Mana on Thursday, Yoneco Field Officer, Thomas…

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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...