United Democratic Front-UDF-President, Atupele Muluzi, met his Malawi Congress Party counterpart, Dr. Lazarus Chakwera, on Thursday and in an interview Friday, Muluzi was all praises for Chakwera’s leadership for “reaching out”.
Malawi Congress Party President Lazarus Chakwera has urged his supporters to accept the ruling of the Constitutional Court in which he is a co-challenger of the May poll results.
NGO-Gender Coordination Network (NGO-GCN) has bemoaned poor accommodation in the country’s institutions of higher learning, saying it is exposing more young girls to rape.
The two-week long nation-wide strike by teachers who were pushing, in solidarity, for payment of December 2019 salaries for some 7,000 teachers who were struck out of the government pay roll for non-production of the national identity card.
The school feeding program, where children access porridge before classes in some schools in Malawi, has proven effective in encouraging children to attend school. But it is a donor-funded program whose future is bleak when the donors withdraw.
A 2019 corruption performance index released by the Transparency International has ranked Malawi at position 123 out of 180 countries, on their performance in fighting corruption.
Construction of a girls’ hostel at Khwalala Community Day Secondary School in Mulanje that started in 2015 is yet to complete, three years after its completion deadline.
The Budget and Finance committee of Parliament visited the National Food Reserve Agency-NFRA silos in Lilongwe on Wednesday where they discovered there is only 14 thousand metric tons (MT) of maize in stock.