The district council in Mulanje on Friday continued commemorating Day of African Child, a week after holding a conference to review strides made in eliminating harmful cultural practices the past nine years.
Teachers Union of Malawi (TUM) says it is investigating the dismissal of six primary school teachers in Mulanje and suspension of twenty teachers in Mangochi.
Child and education rights activists have called for a waiver on dressing of public primary school boys to allow them put on trousers and long sleeve shirts during cold weather as is the case now.
At least six primary school teachers in Mulanje district have been fired on issues bordering on indiscipline.
The National Organizations of Nurses and Midwives of Malawi (NONM) has called for unity among nurses and midwives in bargaining justices in their respective workplaces.
Principal of Mulanje Mission College of Nursing and Midwifery, Keith Lipato, has lamented low employment rate of nurses and midwives despite high vacancy rate of the two cadres in public and mission hospitals.
The Malawi Congress of Trade Union (MCTU) has challenged leaders of workers unions to understand labor laws and workers rights for them to effectively fight against injustices at their workplaces.
The Director of Mangochi Gateway College Clifford Pangani on Tuesday changed his plea from guilty to not guilty on charges of procuring of executions of documents by false pretense and uttering false documents levelled against him.
The Family Planning Association of Malawi (FPAM) says the January Tropical Storm Ana disaster revealed several challenges that hinder women and adolescent girls from accessing family planning services.
Normal classes at Thuchira Community Day Secondary School in Mulanje are expected to resume soon, after a girl child organization- Advancing Girls Education (AGE) in Africa donated wood planks valued at close to K1 million for rehabilitation of the destroyed roofs of forms one and two classrooms.