Malawi Takes the World by Storm: Scorcher's Cosafa Victory - A Tale for Women Pursuing Their Dreams
Kwacha In Biggest Tumble Yet; Hard Times Ahead – Economists
The Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) has announced the biggest yet adjustment in the trading value of the kwacha against the US dollar, devaluing the selling rate at 43.29% - from K1180.29 to K1700 effective November 9.
D-Day for Malawi: IMF Board to Decide on U$174m ECF
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund will on 15th of November 2023 meet to decide on whether to approve US174 million Extended Credit Facility (ECF) for Malawi, weeks after local authorities and IMF staff reached a staff level agreement.
Gendered Programming; Key To Ending TB In Malawi
For close to two years, 42-year-old Sharifu Chiunjiza from Mbalameyanyengo village in the area of Traditional Authority Kaphuka in Dedza district in Malawi has been receiving treatment for tuberculosis (TB) after being diagnosed with the disease in 2022.
Malawi Gets ECF as Chakwera Outlines Austerities
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved the $174 million Extended Credit Facility (ECF) to run for the next four years, president Lazarus Chakwera has announced.
Public Funds Wasted As Cooperative Factory Shell Stays Idle for 13 Years
Over a decade ago, Aubrey Mwale, a small holder farmer from the area of Traditional Authority Mlumbe in Zomba had high hopes that the construction of a meat processing factory building for his Bwaila Meat Cooperative by the government would transform his community’s economic status.
It has transpired that the Treasury has not been remitting about MK3.5 billion carbon levy funds to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Climate Change for the implementation of different programs, four years since collection of the tax was introduced to increase domestic resources in environmental conservation in the country.
When a tragic incident in which a woman, Marieta Samuel, had her hands chopped off by an abusive husband happened 17 years ago in Dowa district, all quarters of society strongly condemned the criminal act.
Information gaps on available opportunities that could assist in conserving the environment are said to be negatively affecting efforts being made by local communities in climate change adaptation.
Planned development activities of the K11 billion Nkhotakota Basic Services Program One, expected to run with funding from the Icelandic government for four years, have been presented to stakeholders during meetings held Monday and Tuesday in the district.
Some communities in the Central and Northern regions of Malawi are being rewarded for making significant steps in reducing greenhouse emissions in the atmosphere through planting and taking care of trees.
Agriculture stakeholders in Nkhotakota District have been asked to do more on provision of technical support in promoting value addition of agricultural products.
A boy aged seven has died after being hit by a tyre that detached from a truck at Mpondaganga Trade Centre in Nkhotakota district.
Plans are underway to establish Nkhotakota Fisheries Association which shall assist in activities such as conserving unique fish species and controlling overfishing on Lake Malawi and other water bodies.
In our special report this week, Winstone Kaimira, brings to light challenges rocking the adult literacy program in Malawi at a time illiteracy is high and, elsewhere, negatively affecting desired progress.
This is a story in which adult literacy instructors as well as supervisors, are openly expressing frustration as they receive as little as K15,000.00 in honoraria per month but through the government salaries account.
The instructors and supervisors are puzzled that the processing of these payments is also done through the government salaries account, while governments’ own minimum wage, stands at K50,000.00 per month.
The Chairperson for the Anglican Council of Malawi, Bishop Alinafe Kalemba, has called on religious leaders to do more to improve the spiritual life of children in the country so as to have leaders of high integrity in the future.
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