Mutharika Abolishes Tuition Fee in Secondary Schools

The Government of Malawi has abolished tuition fees in all government secondary schools, in a quest to diminish education barriers among many needy students in the country. Speaking during a press briefing on Tuesday at Central Office of Information (COI) in Lilongwe, Minister of Education Science and Technology, Bright Msaka, said government through his ministry wishes to remove all barriers that prevent students from completing their education. “It is the intention of the government to make sure that all…

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Operation Landslide: Msaka, Jeffrey Storm Mangochi On Voter’s Registration

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Vice President for the Eastern Region, Bright Msaka, and the party’s Secretary General, Grelzedar Jeffrey over the weekend stormed Mangochi District to mobilize voters to register for the 2019 polls. The two conducted a two-day whistle-stop tour on Saturday and Sunday across the district where they urged the electorate to register and to rally behind President Peter Mutharika because of the developments he has initiated in the district. “Out of all the presidents who have…

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School Uniforms Not Compulsory- Minister

Government has advised primary school authorities in the country to allow children without uniform to attend classes without hindrance. Minister of Education, Science and Technology, Bright Msaka gave the advice on Monday when he visited Namalasa Primary School in Machinga to appreciate construction works of two classroom blocks. Msaka said teachers should allow children from ultra-poor families to learn without putting on school uniform, saying children whose parents and guardians cannot afford to buy school uniform should not be…

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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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