DPP Eastern Region Endorses Msaka As Vice President

Members of the Mighty Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in the Eastern Region on Wednesday endorsed Bright Msaka as the party’s Vice President for the region. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency on the sidelines of the party’s meeting in Balaka, Regional Governor for the Eastern Region, Julius Paipi said they have endorsed Msaka on the basis that he has managed to manage and transform the party in the region during his tenure. “Msaka will go unopposed as…

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Govt Committed to Improve Education Standard- Msaka

Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has said it would make sure that the education sector in the country is growing to eliminate illiteracy by hiring 10,000 teachers. Minister of responsible, Bright Msaka said this Wednesday during the handover of books and other learning materials for 10 schools at Chinsapo Primary School in Lilongwe. He said the Ministry wants to hire 10,000 teachers and the money is there, the teachers would no longer wait for a year to be…

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Mighty DPP Believes in Diverse Views- Dausi

The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) says it is committed to promoting democracy by allowing people in the party to express their views on matters to do with the running of the party. The Minister of Information and Communications Technology, Nicholas Dausi who is also government spokesperson said this Thursday during a press briefing at the DPP’s Headquarters in Lilongwe as he made clarification on the sentiments made by former First Lady, Madame Callista Mutharika who recently openly declared her…

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Education Minister Bright Msaka hands 0ver 1,000 Desks to Machinga Primary Schools

The Minister of Education, Science and Technology, Bright Msaka on Thursday demonstrated government’s commitment to improve education standards in the country by handing over about 1,000 desks to eleven primary schools in Machinga district. Some of the primary schools that have received the desks include St. Theresa, Nathengo, Liwonde, Machinga, Chinduzi, Zanga and Nanthembo. Speaking during the handover ceremony at St. Theresa Primary School ground, Msaka said the Ministry of Education has supported the eleven schools with 1,045 desks…

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Msaka Hands Over Desks to Pirimiti Boys Primary School in Zomba

Minister of Education, Science and Technology, Bright Msaka on Thursday handed over 90 desks to Pirimiti Boys Primary School in Zomba where 877 learners will no longer have to sit on the floor. He presented the desks just three days after Member of Parliament for Zomba Likangala, Peter Bvalani asked government to consider providing the school with desks during a rally President Peter Mutharika addressed on Easter Monday in the area. The Minister said it is the obligation of…

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Govt to Provide Over 50,000 Desks to Primary, Secondary Schools

Government says it has procured 27,450 single seat desks with chairs and 31,425 double seater desks to be distributed in the country’s primary and secondary schools as one way of improving standards of education in the country. Education, Science and Technology Minister, Bright Msaka made the disclosure on Monday during a handover ceremony of 100 single desks complete with chairs at Catholic Institute (CI) Community Day Secondary School in Blantyre. He said government believes that primary and secondary schools…

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Minister Unveils Plans, Projects to Improve Education

The Minister of Education, Science and Technology Bright Msaka on Wednesday unveiled his Ministry’s plans and projects that will help improve the quality of education in Primary Schools, Secondary and Institutions of higher education. Msaka unveiled the current plans and projects of education that would be undertaken by his Ministry when he presented a report in Parliament. He cited among other projects construction of libraries, laboratories and girls hostels in Community Day Secondary Schools (CDSSs) to ensure that teaching…

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Govt Values Youth Participation in Development– Minister

Minister of Education, Science and Technology, Bright Msaka has said government recognizes the role young people play in the socio– economic development of the country. Speaking on Saturday when presided over a football bonanza at Machinga Community Ground he sponsored, Msaka said it was from that realization that government has set out a number of developmental activities targeting the youth. “In 2018, government has plans to construct a community technical college in Machinga because it is keen to improve…

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Mutharika Condoles Victims of Dedza Road Accident

President Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika has expressed shock and sadness at the death of four college students from Mzuzu University and Mzuzu Technical College who died in Dedza on their way from Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST) in Thyolo where they went to participate in the quarterfinals of the National Bank Basketball College Tournament. According to a press statement made available to the Malawi News Agency (MANA), signed by Presidential Press Secretary, Mgeme Kalilani, the President says he and…

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Intermittent power cuts and the unbundling of ESCOM: Demystifying the Escom sale

ESCOM has always failed us. Even the kid lying along with rocks beneath the bridge feels the pinch. The women and men from which his stretched hand’s wealth emanates must eat. To eat, there is the ESCOM factor. When he gets a nsengwa of corn, he needs it milled. This is not different from everyone in the village. Let the talk spare electronic gadgets because everyone knows it’s them that loathe ESCOM more than anyone or anything else. With…

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