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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Phalombe discusses primary justice exit strategy

 Phalombe District Council and its stakeholders on Friday discussed the exit strategy for a primary justice project implemented by the Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP) since 2008.The project, which...

LL District Council hails partners for classrooms

 Lilongwe District Council says shortage of classrooms in primary schools within its jurisdiction is gradually ending, thanks to efforts by stakeholders.Council chairperson Samson Chaziya said this when Good Neighbours International handed...

Churches blamed for learners’ performance

 Primary education advisor (PEA) for Kanjuchi Zone in Mzimba, Emmanuel Thosi, has said churches have a hand in learners’ poor performance in class.He said this on Friday on the sidelines of...

Chinseu, Pereira excel in NBS Bank Golf

 Godwin Chinseu and Jolene Bapu-Pereira made their presence felt at Country Club Limbe (CCL) on Saturday following their victories in the penultimate contest of the 2016 NBS Bank Monthly Mug.The two...

ACB boss admits shortcomings

Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Deputy Director Reyneck Matemba has said the public’s mistrust in the graftbusting body is well-deserved due to its shortcomings and weaknesses.Speaking during the launch of a Fraud and...

Big up to the Queens

Malawi national netball team coach, Griffin Saenda eyed a top-five finish in the just ended Fast5 Netball World Series that took place last weekend in Melbourne, Australia.Imagine his pride when the...

Cultivating special needs children

In a big, quiet classroom, a young girl sits at the corner as she struggles to decipher a complicated maths problem. A teacher stands beside her, offering a steady stream of...

‘Fuel price hike points to tough times ahead’

Malawians should brace for tough times ahead following Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (Mera) decision on Thursday to raise the prices of paraffin, diesel and petrol.The new prices which took effect yesterday, mean petrol...

MBTS fires six nurses

The Malawi Blood Transfusion Service (MBTS) last week fired six nurses for insubordination, but the nurses are seeking court redress on the matter.Lawyer for the six, Mauya Msuku, described MBTS’ handling...

MCP councillor facing rape charges now answering six counts

 The State yesterday amended the charge sheet for Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Councillor for Chibanja Ward in Mzuzu, Charles Mlogera, who is accused of having carnal knowledge with three minors to...