18 December 2018
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Zomba, May 20, 2018: There were jubilations and celebrations at Zomba Cathedral of the Roman Catholic Church on Saturday when the church ordained 12 Seminarians into deacons. During the ordination ceremony, Bishop Martin Mtumbuka of Karonga Diocese urged the 12 deacons to submit their lives to God through prayers and…
Lilongwe, May 18, 2018: Chitipi Seventh Day Adventist Church in Lilongwe District has constructed a two- bedroom house for 68-year-old visually impaired man. Speaking on Thursday at Kathirani Village, Traditional Authority Nakutepa in Lilongwe, Leader of Adventist Men (AMO), Bob Muletseni said they decided to construct the house after receiving…
Blantyre, May 16, 2018: TheMuslim Youth Association of Muloza (MUYAM) will on Friday donate assorted items to Muslim inmates at Mulanje Prison. Speaking with Malawi News Agency on Wednesday, Acting Secretary for MUYAM, Bashir Mailosi, said that preparations for the occasion are at an advanced stage and that they are…
Zomba, May 16, 2018: Muslim Female Teachers Organization (MUFTO) has been hailed for organising a women get-together in Zomba District which, among other activities, imparted knowledge in the women regarding Ramadhan. Muslim Women Organization (MWO)-Zomba Chapter, hailed MUFTO at the end of the get-together forum held at Zomba Development and…
Mchinji, May 15, 2018: Mchinji Muslim Youth Group, known as Usuwatu L-Hassanah, has urged its members and other Muslim youth in the country to avoid being used by politicians in political violence as the country drifts closer to the 2019 tripartite polls. Speaking on Monday during a meeting organised for…
Lilongwe, May 14, 2018: Young Christian Workers (YCM) Movement of the Maula Deanery of the Archdiocese of Lilongwe has appealed to parents, guardians and families in the Deanery to encourage their children to participate in the activities of the Movement in order to help the Church grow spiritually. The Chairperson…
Lilongwe, May 11, 2018: Muslims in the country are expected to start fasting for the Holy month of Ramadhan on 15th or 16th of May, spokesperson for the Sheikh Dinala Chabulika has confirmed in an interview. "This year, our calendar might end on 15th or 16th of May, therefore we…
Lilongwe, May 10, 2018: Zambezi Evangelical Church youths in Lilongwe urban on Thursday donated assorted items worth more than K700 thousand to about 490 orphans and the elderly of Comfort Orphan Disability and Elderly Care (CODEC) at Msundwe in the district. The youth, referred to by the church as Fellowships…
Zomba, May 7, 2018:  Zomba Theological College Principal, Dr. Takuze Chitsulo says plans are underway to upgrade the institution into a university.  This was revealed on Saturday when the college was celebrating 40 years anniversary of its establishment in Zomba. In an interview after the cerebrations, Dr. Chitsulo said the…
Lilongwe, May 6, 2018: The First Lady Madame Prof. Gertrude Mutharika Sunday attended a prayer service at Kapita Church of Central African Presbyterian (CCAP) congregation in Lilongwe where she shared her reflection on spiritual life with the gathering. Speaking during the service held under the theme “A call to love”,…

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Protecting girls from immoral initiation songs, teachings

 Protecting girls from immoral initiation songs, teachings

Blantyre, December 18: Steria Nyale was only 11 when she underwent the traditional rite of initiation at Mponde Village in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Mabuka in Mulanje District. Initiation ceremony is a rite of passage for girls and boys among some Malawian cultures marking entry into a...