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September 29th, 2022 Malawi



Over 25,000 children gone missing in Africa

Posted on: August 31st, 2022 Maravi Post

– Advertisement – Some 25,000 children are estimated to be missing in Africa, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross. The organisation made the announcement as a poignant reminder on the International Day of the Disappeared. The figure represents 40% of the total number of missing people on the continent. The ICRC has […]


Friendly spaces for young people

Posted on: August 31st, 2022 Malawi Times News

Young people are said to be agents of change and tomorrow’s leaders but their voices are often stifled and ignored in their communities, especially in rural areas. Various organisations are pushing for the voices of youth and children to be heard particularly regarding their rights and challenges they face in society. In Nsanje and Chikwawa …


National Planning Commission laments sluggish implementation of MW2063 programmes

Posted on: August 17th, 2022 Nyasa Times

Board Chairperson of the state-funded National Planning Commission (NPC), Professor Richard Mkandawire, has lamented the sluggish implementation of programmes lined up for the attainment of the Malawi 2063 (MW2063) goals. Speaking during the MW2063 Champions Recognition Programme launch and unveiling of First Group of inter-Generation Development Champions at NPC Boardroom in Lilongwe, Mkandawire observed that […]


Leakage-free Junior Certificate of Education exams delights govt

Posted on: August 12th, 2022 Nyasa Times

Deputy Minister of Education, Science and Technology, Monica Chang’anamuno, has commended stakeholders for ensuring that there was no leakage and cases of cheating during the administration of this year’s Junior Certificate of Education (JCE) examinations. Chang’anamuno, who inspected Lilongwe Girls Secondary School where students were writing French subject, said the ministry is delighted that stakeholders, […]


All Is Set For Miss Malawi 2022

Posted on: September 20th, 2022 Malawi Freedom network

Alpha Arts, organisers of this year’s Miss Malawi Beauty Contest have today unveiled 28 contenders that have secured a top 30 spot in the search for the next Malawi beauty queen. Speaking to MBC Alpha Arts Director, Francis Kaphuka, said the ladies have qualified for the main event which will take place on 3 December […]


Bangkok’s food pop-up introduces crickets on the menu

Posted on: September 15th, 2022 Maravi Post

Insects may soon be incorporated into the diet of millions of people all around the world as the effects of climate change take hold. Crickets are popular in Thailand but for non-Thais this can be a challenge.  Bangkok’s Bounce Burger is determined to change that. “We use cricket powder in our burgers to show everybody […]


Standard Bank invests K23.5m in greenhouse farming

Posted on: August 13th, 2022 Nyasa Times

Standard Bank has invested K23.5 million in  two greenhouses and a training centre at Inosselia’s GGL farm near Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe. The facilities will be used to train smallholder vegetable farmers from surrounding districts and are part of a strategic relationship between Standard Bank Plc, agriculture investment group Inosselia and the Green Belt […]


Give Chakwera a chance—Kazako

Posted on: September 21st, 2022 Malawi Nation News

Minister of Information and Digitisation Gospel Kazako has urged human rights groups to give President Lazarus Chakwera a chance to transform the country. The minister’s call follows an announcement by the Human Rights Ambassadors (HRA) that they will proceed to hold demonstrations in Lilongwe next Wednesday to force the President and Vice-President Saulos Chilima to […]


Girls, young women empowered with business skills in Lilongwe

Posted on: September 12th, 2022 Nyasa Times

Girls Empowerment Network (GENET) has empowered 50 girls and young women in Lilongwe with business skills, in a quest for them to venture into various businesses of their choice and become financially independent. 25 of the girls and young women are from the area of Traditional Authority (T/A) Tsabango and the other 25 are from […]


Parliament Anti Judge Debate Worries Judiciary

Posted on: August 11th, 2022 Malawi Freedom network

The Judiciary has accused the National Assembly of acting contrary to its own Standing Orders which restrict legislators from questioning the conduct of a judge without a specific charge and debating a matter that is yet to be concluded in court. Last Thursday, the House spent almost the whole day debating a motion which questioned […]

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