Forum for Youth Development (FOYODE) has expressed dismay with continued discrimination coupled with gender based violence towards female sex workers in the country despite Malawi being a signatory to several treaties including the United Nations’ ‘Leave No One Behind’ commitment.
Road users around Liwonde Township in Machinga on Monday asked the district’s council to identify a new parking space for trucks that are ferrying fertilizers from the township, noting that the trucks are causing panic along the Liwonde–Ntaja road commonly known as the Bakili Muluzi Highway due to congestion.
Women in areas of Group Village Headman Chiganga under Senior Chief Nkoola in Machinga district have accused some local chiefs in the area of forcing them to pay bribes for them to shield their husbands who are defiling their own girl children.
A local organization Youth Impact has embarked on an initiative to eliminate all forms of Gender Based Violence (GBV) by providing capacity building development support for groups representing marginalized Malawians.
Paramount Chief Kawinga of the Yao tribe has called on local chiefs in the country to take a leading role in the fight against Gender Based Violence (GBV) if the vice is to be completely dealt with.
Minister of agriculture, Sam Kawale, has disclosed that his ministry will use part of remaining K12.4 billion of the K109 billion of the Affordable Inputs Programme (AIP) budget to implement a livestock Programme under the same initiative.
The Department of Agriculture Extension Services (DAES) in the ministry of agriculture says inadequate financing into extension services coupled with shortage of extension workers is affecting their service delivery to the country's agriculture sector.
Malawi police commissioner responsible for human resources, management, and development, Stan Kaliza has been sent on forced retirement, Zodiak Online has established.
The Technical Entrepreneurial Vocational Education and Training Authority (TEVETA) has disclosed that it has successfully dealt with cases of fraud as not registered any fraudulent activity on its apprentices from January to September this year.
A Local Non-governmental organization, Joy Abilities Empowerment (JAE) has called for intensfied engagement with health workers in public hospitals to end discrimination towards people with disabilities when accessing HIV/AIDS services.