Vanani Nyirenda

Vanani Nyirenda

MHC Top Management Suspended

Malawi Housing Corporation has suspended its top management replacing them with others, on acting basis.

Mzimba South district social welfare office says insufficient funding from the government is hampering its efforts to fight gender based violence as cases are still on the rise in the district. 

Mzimba Senior Resident Magistrate Court has ordered five women to pay a fine of 150,000 kwacha each for importing 180 bags of charcoal from Zambia into the country or face a jail term of up to 30 months in default. They have also been fined 100,000 kwacha each for being found in possession of the bags of charcoal illegally or serve 24 months in default. 

Civil society organizations in Mzimba South have challenged the Mmbelwa district council to clear the mist surrounding the administration of the 3% allocation in the Constituency Development Fund CDF meant for payment of school fees for needy students in the district.

Barely days after fire allegedly started by some students gutted part of the school library at Robert Laws Secondary school former students for the school have bailed out the institution with books and desks to ease some of the challenges it is facing.

Government says it owes contractors working on projects in the country over K79 billion in arrears which they inherited from the previous government.

Civil Society Organizations in Mzimba have faulted government for low funding to offices that champion the interests of children saying this is hampering their work towards child protection.

Police in Mzimba is keeping in custody 38-year-old Godrick Nkhoma a teacher at Kapando community day secondary school for allegedly raping his 20-year-old student on 11 November this year.

First Lady's Shaping Our Future Foundation has bailed out deaf learners in special needs institutions with transparent face shields and food stuffs to ease challenges the institutions are facing in the wake of the Covid19 pandemic.

A recent survey conducted by Mzimba District Education Network - MZIDEN with support from Civil Society Education Coalition - CISEC finds that Mzimba District is short of specialist teachers, a development they allege is hampering the education of learners with disabilities in the district.

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