Christopher Sande

Christopher Sande

Two prominent civil society organizations (CSOs) have criticized the police and office of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) for delaying to prosecute suspects who brutally killed people based on witchcraft accusations.

Economic expert, Dr Betchani Tcherani, has asked government to force commercial banks to establish branches in rural areas for the country to achieve financial inclusion.

Retired Justice of Appeal in the Supreme court of Malawi Dustan Mwaungulu has insisted that all justices of appeal agreed to outlaw the death penalty before his peers made decision this month to take a U-turn that it still stands in Malawi.

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A youthful investor has complained that the overpriced costs which ESCOM is demanding to connect power to newly established rural companies is creating unnecessary barriers for the country to achieve rural industrialization.

The Chancellor College Academic Staff Union (CCASU) has added its voice in asking parliament to throw out the proposed Amendments to the Labor Relations and Employment Act (LREA) with immediate effect, saying such attempts violate rights of workers in the country.

A 45-year-old man has hanged himself to death in Chiradzulu on grounds of seeing no hope of recovery to his long illness.

Some banana farmers in Thyolo have suggested that consistent engagement of lead farmers can help to end resistance by many farmers to uproot their infected old bananas and plant new ones.

The Ministry of Education has launched an investigation into allegations where a teacher at Kalibu Academy is suspected to have attempted to rape a female student.

Education Spokesperson, Chikondi Chimala, says the ministry has indeed authored a letter, noting with concern reports of abuse of children at Karibu Academy.

The letter signed by Education Secretary Chikondano Mussa has cited a particular case where a male teacher alleged to have attempted to rape a female student at the school.

“This is the reason we have instituted the investigation. We now call upon the general public to provide us with finer details,” said Chimala.

Meanwhile, education analyst Steve Sharra has asked learning institutions to establish strict measures to protect girls from sexual abuses.

“Students at all levels have to feel safe when they are at school. We therefore ask all learning organizations to come up with strict systems to curb sexual abuses,” said Sharra.

There was no immediate response from Kalibu academy on the matter.

Malawi has been experiencing rampant cases of girls abuses especially rape and defilement.

Old Mutual has asked Malawians to develop a culture of initiating transformative programs that will improve lives of the rural poor.

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