Govt Re-Introduce JCE Exams

Govt Re-Introduce JCE Exams

The Malawi government through the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has re-introduced Junior Certificate of Education (JCE) Examination with effect from the 2020/2021 school calendar. Minister of Education Science and Technology, Dr. William Susuwele-Banda made the announced on Thursday during a joint press briefing with Minister of Information Mark Botomani in Lilongwe. Dr Susuwele […]

Catholic Nuns Urged to Preach Against Tribalism

Catholic Nuns Urged to Preach Against Tribalism

BY LUKE CHIMWAZA Bishop Chairman responsible for religious at Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) , Right Reverend Bishop George Desmond Tambala has urged catholic nuns in the country to preach against tribalism for the sake of unity and peace. Bishop Desmond Tambala who is also Head of Zomba Dioceses was speaking during 60th Assembly for […]

National Parks Embarks On HIV Awareness

National Parks Embarks On HIV Awareness

By Yankho Phiri, Mana Department of National Parks and Wildlife has embarked on HIV awareness campaign in nine traditional authorities (TAs) that surround Kasungu National Park. The department’s Senior Parks and Wildlife Officer, Catherine Chunga said in an interview on Tuesday the initiative was part of African Development Bank’s Project dubbed ‘Promoting Investment and Competitiveness […]

Bogus Pharmacist Sentenced to 4 Years IHL

Bogus Pharmacist Sentenced to  4 Years IHL

BY LUZILY CHIPONDE, MANA Nkhata Bay First Magistrate Court has convicted and sentenced a 50- year- old Godfrey Mhangos to four years imprisonment with hard labour for impersonating a pharmacist and obtaining money by false pretence. Mhango, who hails from Chilerawana Village in Traditional Authority Malengamzoma in the district, was arrested on February 9, 2020 […]

Parliament Call For Quick Response to Natural Disasters

Parliament Call For Quick Response to Natural Disasters

BY AISHA AMIDU, MANA Members of Parliament have requested government through the Ministry of Disaster and Relief Management for urgent responses to needs of food and other relief services during natural disasters. The call was made Tuesday after some legislators observed that in some cases there are delays in responding to emergency needs by the […]

Project Constructs 24 Houses For Vulnerable Children

Project Constructs 24 Houses For Vulnerable Children

BY BLACKSON MKUPATIRA, MANA Habitat for Humanity Malawi through its Orphan and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Project has constructed 24 houses in traditional authorities Nthiramanja and Nkanda in Mulanje as one way of improving living conditions of OVCs in the district.   Habitat for Humanity Malawi OVC Project Officer, Annie Chiumia said on Tuesday as a […]

MACRA For Cultural Diversification in Radio Programmes

MACRA For  Cultural Diversification in Radio Programmes

BY MARTIN CHIWANDA, MANA Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has called on radio stations in the country to promote programmes on cultural diversity. MACRA Director General, Godfrey Itaye made the call in Nsanje on Tuesday when the country was commemorating World Radio Day under the theme: ‘Diversity and Radio.’ Itaye said radio stations in the […]

MET Forecasts Dry Spells, Floods

MET Forecasts Dry Spells, Floods

By Lusayo Singogo The Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services (MET) has warned that dry spells are likely to hit southern parts and floods are likely to hit northern parts of the country throughout this week. MET Director, Jolamu Nkhokwe said this in a statement on weekly weather update issued on Sunday, February 23, […]

Hindu Faith Community Donates to Flood Victims

Hindu Faith Community Donates to Flood Victims

By Stanley Nkhondoyachepa The Hindu Faith Association donated assorted relief items worth over K2.7 million to flood hit survivors at a function that took place at Nkhotakota district council offices on Sunday. Speaking after donating the items, chairperson for the Lilongwe based association, Pramod Kalaria said they felt duty bound to support and help reduce […]

Govt to Electrify Four Centers in Mangochi

Govt to Electrify Four Centers in Mangochi

Four villages namely Kanyenda, Nakhwali, Nkope and Kanyeka in Mangochi district are soon to get Electricity connection through the Malawi Rural Electrification Program (MAREP). The program is implemented in the Department of Energy Affairs under the Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining. Speaking when he visited the villages, Minister responsible for Natural Resources Energy […]