Egyptian Embassy Excites Malawians

The Egyptian Embassy has excited people of different professions in the country after offering scholarships to 10 Malawians to pursue different training programs in Egypt. Speaking during the handover of the scholarship awards on Tuesday in Lilongwe, the Egyptian Ambassador, Maher El-Adawy said his embassy decided to grant scholarship awards to Malawians as one way of empowering them with additional skills regarding their professions. “As the Egyptian Embassy, we decided to give further capacity building programs in many fields…

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Operation Landslide: Mutharika Extends Satellite TV Coverage to Rural Areas

President Arthur Peter Mutharika has commissioned a project dubbed Access to Satellite TV for 500 Malawian Villages which will see some households in rural areas being connected to satellite television. The project being financed by the Peoples Republic of China is targeting 500 villages across the country and 20 households in each beneficiary village are going to be given satellite television sets where they will be accessing up to 21 local and international channels for free. Speaking on Tuesday…

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Dzuwa Arts Theatre in ‘Let’s Act Again’ Initiative

The Lilongwe-based Theatre Company, Dzuwa Arts Theatre, has embarked on a rare initiative dubbed as ‘Lets Act again’ initiative in a quest to revamp the theatre industry and promote theatrical talent in the country. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana), Dzuwa Arts Theatre Director, Ignatius Kaphinde (SC) said his theatre group decided to introduce lets act again initiative after noticing the ‘dormancy’ of theatre activities in the country. “As Dzuwa Arts Theatre, we observed that theatrical…

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China Injects Millions Into BEAM Trust

Malawi’s First Lady, Professor Gertrude Mutharika said on Friday the K32 million donation Beautify Malawi (BEAM) Trust received from the People’s Republic of China would rescue 100 girls from child marriages. She made the announcement in Lilongwe when she, on behalf of BEAM Trust, received a cheque donation to the tune of K32,550,000 from the Peoples Republic of Chinaat Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe. Mutharika  said the money would assist the girls who had dropped out of school due to…

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Govt to Construct Chikangawa-Nkhata Bay Road

President Peter Mutharika has disclosed that government will continue with development projects in the northern region by constructing Chikangawa-Nkhata Bay Road. Mutharika  was speaking Thursday at Chintheche in Nkhata Bay District during a whistle stop tour on his way to Lilongwe from Mzuzu. The earmarked road starts from around Thungwa on the Lilongwe-Mzuzu M1 Road and connects to the Nkhata Bay-Salima M5 Road at Chintheche. He, therefore, asked the people to vote for Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) for it…

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Youth Urged to Use Technology For Development

The youth in the country have been advised to utilize existing technological opportunities so that they can assist in the development of the country. Minister of Information and Communications Technology, Nicholas Dausi, said for the youth to be relevant on the global stage and to the country, they have to take interest in technological opportunities that the government offers them. Dausi made the remarks on Friday when he presided over the handover ceremony of a telecentre at Nkhoma in…

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Culture Key to Development-Mutharika

Malawi President Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika has assured Malawians of his government committed to support cultural practices which he said are vital for the development of the country of the country. The President was speaking Saturday during the cerebration of Umthetho cultural festivity of the Mzimba Ngonis at the foot of Hora Mountain in the district. Mutharika said cultural festivities such as Umthetho are key in the promotion of cultural and traditional values which each tribe is identified with….

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Cyclist Kambewa Joins Mothers Day Fun Run Fundraiser

Malawian cyclist Stewart Kambewa, who shot to fame in 2016 by cycling 1,755kms from Nsanje to Chitipa in eight days to raise funds to build boreholes in selected parts of the country, is at it again and this time he intends to cycle 302kms for charity from Blantyre to Lilongwe in aid of underprivileged mothers. The challenge is in support of Nation Publication’s Limited’s 2018 Mothers Day Fun Run, the newspaper’s annual Safe Motherhood initiative which seeks to curb…

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Tele-Centres Promoting Social Economic Development

Minister of Information and Communications Technology, Nicholas Dausi said internet is increasingly becoming a driving force for socio-economic development and strides to connect its masses. He made the remarks on Monday when he opened Mpatsa Tele-centre at Tengani in Nsanje which is one of many constituency tele-centres to be commissioned this year. Dausi pointed out that government expect a lot to be happening at the centre saying people would now do on-line businesses and that this is an economic…

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Student Nurses Decorate Mzimba District Hospital Children’s Ward

Students from Ekwendeni College of Health Sciences, Kamuzu College of Nursing, Mzuzu University and St. John’s College of Nursing, who are on internship program at Mzimba District Hospital, have embarked on a decoration exercise of the children’s ward at the health facility. One of the students, Gabriel Mputi, told Malawi News Agency Tuesday that the students intend to decorate the children’s ward with paintings and drawings of cartoons. “Drawings and paintings of cartoons, numbers, letters, monkeys and other animals…

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