Girls in Nsanje have taken duty bearers to task to address acts of gender based violence haunting them.
A tea research institution-Tea Research Foundation for Central Africa (TRFCA) has challenged tea growers to seriously adopt newly developed technologies as climate change continues affecting tea production.
Two prominent traditional leaders, Paramount Chief Lundu and Inkosi ya Makhosi Gomani V have implored the government to increase civic education tactics to motivate the majority rural poor to go for Covid 19 vaccination.
The Rastafarian Community demands arrest guards for Sayama Tea Estate Company suspected to have assaulted one of their own who eventually died while receiving treatment at Mulanje District Hospital on Saturday, 4th September, 2021.
Some communities living around Malawi border areas with Mozambique at Makanjira in Mangochi who claim that their land was declared foreign, after a border reaffirmation exercise, say now they have to paying to access their gardens on the other side.
The Nkhotakota District Council has challenged Traditional and Faith Leaders in the district to champion correct Covid-19 information dissemination that will inspire their subjects to get vaccinated and strictly adhere to the pandemic set preventive measures.
The new European Union Ambassador Rune Skinnebach has commended president Lazarus Chakwera for his commitment to curb corruption in the country.
Education and human rights experts have expressed concern with the decrease in the number of learners sitting for the Primary School Certificate of education which commenced yesterday.
On Tuesday, the Malawi National Examinations Board-MANEB announced a decrease in the number of candidates sitting for the Primary School Leaving Certificate examinations this year.
Ministry of education could not justify the cause of the decrease, saying an investigation will be instituted to establish the cause.
But education expert Benedicto Kondowe is not moved with the decline, attributing it to the Covid-19 pandemic which has left many students unprepared.
According to Kondowe, government needs to formulate policies which can safeguard the right to education during global calamities.
“We need to have strategies which can motivate and safeguard our children so that they can sit for any exams regardless of natural mishaps such as this one,” he said.
Concurring with Kondowe, Dr. Jessie Kabwila, human rights activist and education expert says the development is indicative of impacts of the covid-19 pandemic.
“This is not surprising and disheartening at the same time, the Covid-19 pandemic is really affecting us and this is just one of those indicators,” she said.
Standard 8 exams have commenced and according to MANEB, 281,329 candidates will sit for the examinations compared to last year's 302,985.
The tourism ministry has petitioned players in the tourism sector to diversify on marketing tourist attraction sites such as using local languages if domestic tourism is to flourish as it is recovering from shocks of Covid-19 pandemic.
The Institute of Marketing in Malawi (IMM) has entered into a partnership with the Marketers Association of Zimbabwe (MAZ) to offer digital marketing courses for both professional marketers and executives in a quest to equip Malawian marketers with international level skills needed to thrive and compete on the global market.
In a dramatic turn of events, police in Mulanje have disclosed that there are strong allegations that the death of a man which triggered fracas on Saturday at Sayama Tea Estate Company in Mulanje was as a result of severe beating by the company’s guards.
A Dutch, Johan Van Der Ham, has cycled all the way from Chitipa in the north to Nsanje in the south, covering a 1, 200 kilometre, in a drive to raise awareness on the need to support the country's orphans and vulnerable children (OVCs).
Two men that were answering property grabbing related offences at Mulanje Magistrate’s court were on Thursday ordered to serve custodial sentences of five years each.