Vanani Nyirenda

Vanani Nyirenda

Officers at Euthini police unit in Mzimba have come under fire from the community for thwarting the fight against gender-based violence as they are failing to arrest defilement suspects while releasing others on dubious police bails.

China Railway No 05 Engineering group has given government 21 days for it to pay the company an outstanding sum of K1.2 billion or they will suspend works on the 15.8 kilometer stretch of the Jenda - Edingeni road, from Chindoka to Embangweni.

Principal Director for Alma Private teachers college has implored government to recruit all teachers under IPTE-13 and 14 to fill prevailing gaps in the primary education sector.

For some time now Margaret  Kanyinji of Kazomba extension planning area in Mzimba South has been struggling to find alternative methods of agriculture in the wake of climate change. 

Alma Teachers training college has supported Mzimba district hospital with assorted electrical and medical equipment worth K2.5 million to ease some of the challenges the facility is facing in the delivery of health services.

A Women Empowerment Movement in Mzimba has faulted police in the district for granting dubious bails to Rape and Defilement suspects under their custody, a thing they say is derailing the fight against gender-based violence among women and girls.

Non-Governmental Organization - Gender Coordination Network - NGO - GCN has hailed the formation of women forums saying they are crucial in the fight against gender-based violence perpetrated against women and girls in the country.

When 32-year old Peter Ngwira of Vulakayini Ngwenya Village in the area of Inkosi Mmbelwa finished his secondary school education at Edingeni community day secondary school he found life tough going.

 

Some jobs are seen as being only for men. Take bricklaying, carpentry and joinery, cell phone repairing, and of course dish installation.

The UN Resident Coordinator says she is impressed with work being done by non-state actors under the spotlight initiative to rid the country of gender-based violence which has a negative bearing on development.

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