Malawi upbeat about revamping country's
The Maravi PostMalawi upbeat about revamping country's energy sector–MCAThe Maravi PostChief Executive Officer (CEO) for Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) – Malawi, Dye Mawindo, has said the current efforts to revamp the energy sector would soon bear fruits, saying current works were at 60 percent complete. “I can rate the progress in ...
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 4:48 pm
Malawi Minister calls for collective
Malawi Minister calls for collective approach to fight trafficking in personsThe Maravi PostMinister of Home Affairs and Internal Security, Cecilia Chazama has said every Malawian need to take a leading role in the fight against trafficking in persons in the country. Chazama said this Tuesday in Lilongwe during national stakeholders planning ...
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 4:04 pm
Chilima says Malawi needs an urgent shift
The Maravi PostChilima says Malawi needs an urgent shift from relief to resilienceThe Maravi PostState Vice President Saulos Chilima says it is high time Malawi breaks the circle of food insecurity arising due to weather shocks by urgently transiting from relief to resilience paradigm. He was speaking during the Compact 2025 round table ...
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 3:57 pm
New pension scheme causes a stir - Malawi24
Malawi24New pension scheme causes a stirMalawi24The Contributory Pension Scheme introduced by Malawi Government has led to complaints from civil servants. Teachers Union of Malawi (TUM) has expressed concern for being sidelined in the processes involving the new Contributory Pension Scheme.
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 12:22 pm
How Colonialism Fueled Deadly Anti-Vampire
VICEHow Colonialism Fueled Deadly Anti-Vampire Hysteria in MalawiVICELate this summer, rumors circulated in the south of Malawi, a small, landlocked country in east Africa, that the population was being stalked by anamapopa, a local term meaning "bloodsuckers" and often translated in English as " vampires." Anamapopa ...and more »
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 12:11 pm
Afcon 2017: Malawi call up six uncapped
Malawi coach Ernest Mtawali has picked six uncapped players in his squad to face Swaziland in their 6 September Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. Among the new faces are two strikers, Chawanangwa Kaonga and Manase Chiyesa. Mtawali has dropped eight senior ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:47 am
Malawi Public Hospitals Reduce Meals for
In Malawi, public hospitals have started giving patients one meal a day instead of the recommended three. This is largely because of financial difficulties facing the health sector. But health rights campaigners say the move is hazardous to the lives of ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:20 am
A Rite of Passage That Pushes Young Girls
“My sister was only 11 years old when she got pregnant,” says Memory Banda from Malawi, in a Ted Talk entitled, A Warrior’s Cry AgainstChild Marriage. “As it is in my culture, once you hit puberty stages, you are supposed to go to initiation camp
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:57 pm
Water Inequality Photos Put Privilege Into
Of those living in rural areas of Malawi, 17 percent lack access to water, according to Charity:water. And reaching the water source can be an exhausting process. Felix Siliya, a father of four and head teacher at a primary school, fetches water for his ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:42 pm
Chilly dip for Gairloch visitors!
Gairloch High School is hosting six visitors from their partner school in Malawi. The group, led by Mr Winnex Chimtali, the headteacher of Mlozi School arrive in Gairloch on Thursday 20th August and their last day in the village will be Tuesday 1st September.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:29 pm