Teachers ‘Temporarily’ Calls Off Strike

Teachers ‘Temporarily’ Calls Off Strike

Teachers Union of Malawi (TUM) has called off a sit-in by its members across the country following a Consent Order which TUM and government have signed. According to TUM President Willy Malimba, the teachers will resume work tomorrow, Tuesday. Malimba added that the case which government opened against TUM has been postponed pending further negotiations. […]

No Salary For Striking Teachers – Govt

No Salary For Striking Teachers – Govt

Tonse Alliance led Government has indicated that teachers who are on industrial strike will not be paid their April salaries if they will not return to work by April 12, 2021. A high ranking government source, who opted anonymity, confirmed that the government team which is leading negotiations with Teachers Union of Malawi (Tum), has […]

Tonse Govt Obtains Injunction Against Teachers Strike

Tonse Govt Obtains Injunction Against Teachers Strike

Tonse Alliance led Government has obtained an injunction against Teachers Union of Malawi – TUM stay away. TUM’s President, Willy Malimba has confirmed the development in an interview with private owned MIJ Radio on Thursday evening. According to Malimba, TUM was served with the injunction immediately the leadership came out of the meeting it had […]

YAS to Drag Chakwera to Court Over Teachers Strike

YAS to Drag Chakwera to Court Over Teachers Strike

Youth and Society (YAS) has threatened to drag President Lazarus Chakwera’s Tonse administration to court if it fails to resolve their difference with Teachers Union of Malawi (TUM). YAS Programs Manager Amos Simwela disclosed the development during a press briefing held on Wednesday in Mzuzu. Simwela said apart from seeking legal redress the organization will […]

No Retreat, No Surrender: Primary School Learners Vow to Continue With Protest

No Retreat, No Surrender: Primary School Learners Vow to Continue With Protest

By Zenak  Matekenya Mzuzu, April 6, Mana: Public primary school learners have vowed to continue taking to the streets to curtail teachers’ sit-away emanating from government’s disapproval to pay the teachers Covid-19 risk allowances. The leaners were speaking Tuesday when they presented a petition to District Education Manager (DEM) for Mzuzu City after demonstrating along […]

Teachers to Resume Strike Tuesday

Teachers to Resume Strike Tuesday

Teachers Union of Malawi (TUM) has resolved to resume their countrywide strike following government’s failure to provide teachers with Covid-19 risk allowances as agreed last month. According to TUM President, Willy Malimba all teachers in public primary, secondary and tertiary school will not to report to work tomorrow on Tuesday until government addresses their concerns. […]

Teachers Asked to Embrace Dialogue In Solving Problems

Teachers Asked to Embrace Dialogue In Solving Problems

Government on Thursday asked teachers in the country to embrace dialogue as one way of communicating and finding solutions on issues affecting them. Chief Education Officer in the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Mary Chirwa made the call during a two-day social dialogue meeting held at Malawi Sun Hotel in Blantyre. Speaking during a […]