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Lilongwe, July 1, 2020. Advisory Board of Edukans Malawi has requested government to consider increasing budgetary allocation by 20 per cent to education sector. Chairperson of Advisory Board of Edukans Malawi, Lindirabe Mazinyane made the request Tuesday during a Press Briefing on the ECO Star School Project at Platinum Hotel…
Lilongwe June 3, 2020:National Taskforce on the Re-opening of Schools, Colleges and Universities has recommended that schools should open on July 13, 2020. In a Statement released on June 2, 2020 by the Ministry of Education Science and Technology said the Taskforce has given its recommendation to the Presidential Taskforce…
Mwanza, June 2, Mana: Member of Parliament for Mwanza West Constituency, Joyce Chitsulo has hailed government for considering constructing a new secondary school in her area. She said the development would promote education in the constituency particularly among girls. Chitsulo was speaking on Sunday when Minister of Education, Science and…
Blantyre, May 29, 2020:Concerned students task force, a grouping of students from Universities and Colleges in the country, have set June 5 this year to present their petition to government on calls to consider reopening of schools. On 23rd March, 2020 President Prof Arthur Peter Mutharika directed the closure of…
Blantyre, May 28, 2020:EDUKANS in Malawi has launched a Coronavirus response plan as one way of complimenting government’s efforts on home schooling amid the corona virus disease pandemic. Speaking during the launch at Central Information Office (COI) in Blantyre, EDUKANS Advisory Board Chairperson, Lindirabe Maziyane said the response plan aims…
Chikwawa, May 20, 2020: Chikwawa District Council Tuesday awarded primary schools, teachers and education zones for their best performance in the number of leaners selected to national secondary schools across the country in the 2018/2019 Primary School Leaving Certificate Examinations (PSLCE).     Speaking during the award ceremony at Chikwawa…
Mchinji, May 18, 2020: National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) has intensified voter education campaign for Mchinji residents amid reports that many people are not aware of the voters’ verification exercise taking place in the district.   Reports have been rife in the district that many people are unaware of…
Blantyre, May 15, 2020: Government through the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has formed a taskforce to oversee the issue of re-opening schools. The membership is drawn from the academia, civil society, development partners and school associations to map the way forward on whether to re-open schools soon…
Lilongwe, May 11, 2020:TheMinistry of Education Science and Technology says it has set no dates for the reopening of schools and colleges after closure of the same on March 23, 2020. In a press statement dated and released on Saturday, May 9, 2020, the ministry has advised the public to…
Mzimba, April 8, 2020:Director for Mzimba South Education Division, Fides Msowoya has advised learners and students who have been sent on holiday on due to Covid-19 pandemic against indulging in immoral behaviors which could ruin their lives. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) Tuesday in Mzimba, she encouraged…
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Defying social distance, politics in the Covid-19 era

 Defying social distance, politics in the Covid-19 era

Lilongwe, June 11: Life is no longer the same, the much touch year, 2020 and sprung an outbreak that the world did not anticipate both in terms of its magnitude and the impact it will have on what is generally accepted as normal lifestyle.  For instance, a handshake greeting is the order of the day...