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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