Youth Appeal for Quality Sexual, Reproductive Health Services

Youth in Mangochi have said inadequate health centres and health personnel in the district could be attributed to failure by young people to access sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services which they need most. The youth voiced the concerns on Sunday during the Youth Friendly Health Services (YFHS) briefing held at Kukalanga Health Centre in the area of Traditional Authority Chimwala in the district. Secretary for Chimwala Youth Network, Issa Prince said for instance, Kukalanga Health Centre has three…

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Mutharika Assures Malawians in UK to Sort Out Dual Citizenship

President Prof. Peter Mutharika on Sunday assured Malawians living in United Kingdom (UK) that his government would soon sort out the issue of visa and dual citizenship for Malawians living in diaspora. He was responding to challenges which the Malawians based in UK presented when they met him at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London. Among other problems presented, the UK-based Malawians said they face problems when visiting their home country with children as they have to get visas for…

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First Lady Interacts with Malawian Women Living in UK

Malawi’s First Lady, Prof. Gertrude Mutharika Saturday asked Malawian ladies living in United Kingdom (UK) to support initiatives she is implementing in the country to rid young girls from early marriage bondage and take them back to school. The First Lady made the plea at Hyatt Hotel in Westminster, London, where she hosted the ladies to an afternoon tea for purposes of interaction. Briefing the women, she outlined initiatives Beautify Malawi Trust (BEAM) under her patronage, is implementing that…

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Govt Committed to Creating Decent Employment

Government said it is committed to creating decent and sustainable jobs for youth of poor and marginalized communities as a way to the poverty alleviation efforts in the country. Ministry of Labour, Youth, Sports and Manpower Development, Francis Kasaila made remarks Wednesday during discussion on employment promotion in Malawi breakfast meeting at Bingu International Convention Centre (BICC) in Lilongwe. He said the project is response to the global jobs crisis in supporting young men and women in jobs creation…

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Youth Bemoan Inadequate Involvement in Climate Change Issues

The Youth under the banner of National Youth Network on Climate Change (NYNCC) have bemoaned their inadequate participation in the formulation of strategies that address issues of climate change. The youths who have gathered at Crossroads Hotel in Lilongwe at the first ever Youth Conference on Climate Change say their full participation in such issues would help government achieve the fight against climate change. A representative of the youth delegates, Lisa Banda, told members of the media in Lilongwe…

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Security Vital for Investment- Mutharika

African leaders currently participating in the 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London have singled out security as vital to investment in the African Continent. The issue came to light during the Commonwealth Business Forum on Wednesday at Guild Hall in London, United Kingdom. The Malawi Head of State, Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika who is representing Malawi at the CHOGM 2018, was part of the business forum meeting. In his contribution, Mutharika told the delegates that security…

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Mutharika Assures UK-Based Royal African Society of Women Empowerment

Malawi will soon include Beauty Technology trade in the community colleges government is establishing across the country, to motivate and empower women in skills development in that area. President Arthur Peter Mutharika revealed the development Tuesday in London when he briefed members of Royal African Society on efforts his government is making to empower the youth and women in the country. He was speaking at a luncheon the society had organised for him. Mutharika outlined efforts his government is…

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Senior Chief Ngabu Impressed with Shire Valley Transformation Program

One of the senior chiefs in Chikwawa District has expressed satisfaction on the progress at which the Shire Valley Transformation Program (SVTP) formerly known as Shire Valley Irrigation Project (SVIP) was making. Speaking in an interview on Monday, Senior Chief Ngabu of Chikwawa said the program was moving in a positive direction and that as traditional leaders in the district, they did not wish anything to stand on its way. “Looking at the stage where we are now and…

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Irrigation Key to Sustainable Food Security- Chilima

Vice President and Minister of Disaster Management Affairs Dr. Saulos Chilima says the country needs to adopt new irrigation technologies if it were to make strides in ending persistent food insecurity. Dr Chilima made the observation on Tuesday when he visited families affected by recent floods in Nkhotakota district The Vice President’s call comes at a time when the Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) is implementing the 2017/18 Lean Season Food Insecurity Response Plan to assist over one…

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Govt Warns Foreign, Local Traders

The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development in collaboration with the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism has warned some local and foreign traders to follow applicable laws and regulations when purchasing agricultural commodities. This comes against the background that some local and foreign traders are purchasing agricultural commodities without farm produce trading licenses. According to a press release made available to the Malawi News Agency by the Secretary For Agriculture, Irrigation And Water Development, Nyandule Phiri and…

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