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Thursday, July 20, 2017

High-profile official angered Wirima to quit

Having felt that he was undermined, former chairperson of Council of the University of Malawi (Unima) Jack Wirima resigned days before the council’s dissolution following an alleged attack from a high-profile...

Minister’s week promise calms down prison warders

On the second day of a nationwide prison warders’ strike over pay, Zomba Maximum Prison staff yesterday rebuffed a call by newly appointed Chief Commissioner of Prisons Wandika Phiri to end...

WLA advocates revised HIV/Aids Bill

Women Lawyers Association (WLA) has developed a gender analysis to shine a light on the harmful implications of some of the provisions in the HIV and Aids Prevention and Management Bill...

Fannie Gondwe: FemBioBiz Acceleration Programme Award Winner

Fannie Gondwe, a Lilongwe-based agro-dealer, emerged winner of the 2017 Female Biosciences Business (FemBioBiz) Acceleration Programme Award and will join other top African performers for the continental competition in Cape Town.The...

‘Malawi has benefitted from EU sugar reforms’

The European Union (EU) sugar price reforms and elimination of country specific quotas had a positive influence on exports, with the country still shielded from competition that will prevail when the...

SMEs welcome public procurement law

Small and Medium Enterprises Association of Malawi (Smea) has asked authorities to come up with deliberate policies to empower SMEs if the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Act is...

Mzuzu prison decongested

Mzuzu Prison inmates will soon live comfortably following construction of new structures, which will expand cells’ capacity by 250 percent from about 200 to 700, authorities have confirmed.The prison holds over...

Green Belt Initiative: What has gone wrong?

Since the inception of Green Belt Initiative (GBI) nine years ago, there have been some stumbling blocks that have threatened its survival and success.According to the first national coordinator, Professor Kanyama...

Ziphuphu m’kalembera

Pamene kalembera wa unzika za dziko lino ali mkati, zadziwika kuti anthu ena apeza mpata wosolola m’matumba mwa Amalawi omwe akutenga nawo gawo lolembetsa mukalemberayu.Amalawi ena akumafunsidwa kupereka K500 kapena kuposera...

Agwira othandiza akunja kupeza zitupa zaunzika

Mmiyezi iwiri yokha chiyambireni kalembera wa zitupa za unzika, Amalawi ena ayamba kugwidwa akuthandiza nzika za mayiko ena kupeza zitupazi.Akuluakulu ena ati uku n’kusowa chikondi ndi dziko lawo la Malawi. Ntchito...

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Malawi education sector gets K14 billion boost from donors

The governments of Norway, Germany, United Kingdom in collaboration with the World Bank and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have expressed commitment to improve...