Andrew Viano

Andrew Viano

In Malawi, unemployment statistics are hard to come by but a critical look at some data shows the country has a huge crisis at hand - a crisis that needs urgent attention.

President Lazarus Chakwera has said an estimated 35 percent of children under the age of five in Malawi are facing extreme hunger or starvation.

When he heard on Zodiak Radio that the Ministry of Education had announced the 2023 Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) examination results, Joseph Mathias Katole’s heart was pounding heavily. The thumping of the heart was out of anxiety.

For the first time in Malawi, the Malawi Tourism Council is set to recognise individuals, places and agencies that strive to bring change in travel tourism, hospitality, aviation and related industries.

The Ministry of Labour has called on labour inspectors to demonstrate commitment towards improving the Labour Administration System through the knowledge and skills acquired in trainings they undergo.

The year 2023 will forever be a memorable year for millions of Malawians - a year that for some will remain awful and unforgettable as it left an enduring psychological trauma. Tropical Cyclone Freddy ripped through homes and smothered scores of people.

Ahead of the new farming season, a seed manufacturer and distributor SEED CO Malawi has awarded an agricultural enterprise, Go Jet Investment as the best seed distributor for the North in the 2022 – 2023 selling and farming season.

Malawi National Examinations Board (MANEB) has today released results of the 2023 Primary School Leaving Certificate of Education (PSLCE) and Junior Certificate of Education (JCE) examinations.

MANEB Executive Director Professor Dorophy Nampota said out of 267 330 learners who sat for the PSLCE, 234 ,644 have passed representing 87 percent pass rate, an improvement over the 83 percent pass rate recorded last year.

For JCE, the board said out of 168 219 candidates, 98 753 have passed. This is a pass rate of 72.06 percent.

Meanwhile, Minister Education, Madalitso Kambauwa Wirima speaking earlier hailed MANEB and other stakeholders for administering leakage free examinations four years in a row.

In Malawi’s commercial city, Blantyre anticipation is building among music lovers as afro-pop hotshot Driemo, real name Shaffie Phiri, gears up for the much-awaited Mzaliwa album launch.

One of Malawi’s leading cotton seed suppliers, Quton Malawi Limited, a subsidiary of Mahyco International Private Limited of India, is diversifying its work by going into the production and distribution of maize seed.

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