Financial challenges continue to rock Mzuzu city council as workers down tools for the third time this year in protest over four month’s unpaid salaries.
Mzuzu University has embarked on production of hand sanitizers which it is currently distributing to vulnerable groups and front line workers in Mzuzu as part of its response to the fight COVID-19 pandemic.
The Civil Society Network on Accountability and Transparency is demanding the resignation of Mzuzu city Council chief executive and finance director for failing to perform their duties and gross mismanagement of council funds.
Exactly a week after the Sheriff in Mzuzu impounded bank property in the middle of business hours, the Sherriff has now seized five council vehicles in the city.
Malawi will soon have a new crop of young foot-soldiers that will be front lining the protection of human rights in the country and pushing the Civil Society agenda.
Child rights activist, Jennifer Mkandawire, has asked government to immediately pay teachers’ December salaries to quell the violent demonstrations which learners are mounting in some districts in the country in protest that they are not learning.
Chrishna Das Chief Executive Officer for Raiply, which has concession to manage part of the Chikangawa Forest in Mzimba district says illegal logging, encroachment upon the concession area and fires are some of the challenges faced managing the forest.
Thousands turned up for the January 16 nationwide protests in Mzuzu organized by the Human Rights Defenders Coalition HRDC which this time around focused on restoration of Malawi’s destiny through electoral justice and accountability.
The consortium Against Organized and Serious Crimes has written the ACB demanding swift arrest of the two people implicated in attempts to bribe the five judges who have been hearing the presidential election case in Constitutional Court.
The Anti-quota Movement today presented a petition at the Northern region education division offices in Mzuzu to stress their dissatisfaction with a system they say disadvantages those deserving meritoriously.