First Lady Calls for Unity in Ending Child Marriages

The country’sFirst Lady Gertrude Mutharika says there must be collective efforts among stakeholders to ensure that child marriages are eliminated in the country. She said this during the official launch of a five year ‘End Child Marriage’ campaign by World Vision Malawi (WVM) at Kam’mwamba in Neno District. Mutharika said the prevalence of child marriages is high in Malawi, hence the need to join hands to make sure that children stay in schools and not in early marriages. “It…

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First Lady Professor Gertrude Mutharika Comforts Providence Girls’ Fire Victims

Malawi’s first lady Professor Gertrude Mutharika on Saturday visited and consoled students of Providence Girls Secondary School following a fire that raised-down one of the hostels at the Roman Catholic run education facility. The incident, which occurred on the afternoon of 21st February this year, affected about 100 students, with 39 of them losing everything to the inferno. According to Providence Girl Secondary School prefect Vanessa Disoni, some of the affected students are yet to report back for school….

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First Lady Hands Over MK90 Million Worth of Medical Equipment

Malawi’s  First Lady Professor Gertrude Mutharika, through the Beautify Malawi Trust (BEAM) on Tuesday handed over medical equipment worth K90 million to Chatinkha Maternity Wing at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) in Blantyre, courtesy of Mota Engil. The equipment included Ultra-sound machines, sterilizers, examination beds and mattresses, oxygen concentrators, pregnancy test kits as well as an Autoclave machine among others. Mutharika said as a referral hospital that handles very critical maternity cases, the maternity wing needs such kind of…

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Love, Catalyst for Quick Recovery of the Sick- Mutharika

The country’s First Lady, Professor Gertrude Mutharika has called on health staff in the country’s hospitals to show \ love when rendering their services to the sick in order to quicken their recovery. “When a patient recognizes that the hospital staff do not show love when dealing with them, recovery too becomes difficult,” said the First Lady. She was speaking Saturday when she presided over prayers marking the commemoration of International World Day of the Sick held within the…

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Malawi First Lady Gertrude Mutharika Calls for Good Hygiene Practices

Malawi’s First Lady Gertrude Mutharika on Monday retaliated on the need for communities in Malawi to follow good hygiene and healthy practices to prevent and control communicable diseases such as cholera. This comes in the wake of cholera outbreak in some parts of Malawi. The First Lady said this at Luchenza Catholic primary school, when she presided over a cancer awareness meeting. During the awareness meeting people had a chance to learn more on family planning, cholera, esophagus, breast…

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Photos: First Couple Visits Limbe Market

President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika and the First Lady Professor Gertrude Mutharika Wednesday evening visited Limbe Market where they bought a number of items. Business came to a a standstill at the market as both buyers and sellers jostled to catch a glimpse of the First Couple who among other things bought pumpkins, dry fish, eggplants and fresh groundnuts.  The act of the First Couple in buying from ordinary Malawians was one way of promoting local goods and showcasing…

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Nkolokosa-Zion Road to be Named After Getrude Mutharika

As a way of appreciating the good work President Arthur Peter Mutharika and the First Lady Getrude Mutharika are doing to uplift development and lives of Malawians in Malawi, Blantyre City South Constituency will name the Nkolokosa-Zion Road The Getrude Mutharika Avenue. Since 2014, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) government led by President Mutharika has been undertaking numerous developments which included upgrading of the Chipembere Highway in Blantyre, construction of Soche Manje Road and rehabilitation of Ndirande Chimseu Road….

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As a way of appreciating the good work President Arthur Peter Mutharika and the First Lady Getrude Mutharika are doing to uplift development and lives of Malawians in Malawi, Blantyre City South Constituency will name the Nkolokosa-Zion Road The Getrude Mutharika Avenue. Since 2014, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) government led by President Mutharika has been undertaking numerous developments which included upgrading of the Chipembere Highway in Blantyre, construction of Soche Manje Road and rehabilitation of Ndirande Chimseu Road….

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‘Environmental Protection Heartbeat of BEAM’

First Lady Madame Prof. Gertrude Mutharika says sanitation and environmental protection remains a major concern for Beautify Malawi (BEAM) Trust. The First Lady was speaking on Thursday in Blantyre during the presentation of awards to winners in the Blantyre City Council Clean Premises Competition at COMESA hall. Madame Mutharika said the competition conducted by Blantyre City Council was in line with the vision and agenda of BEAM Trust which strives to make clean both domestic and business premises through…

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Government Committed to Make Malawi Green-Mutharika

President Professor Peter Mutharika has said his government would remain resolved to making Malawi green again as one way of restoring the country’s natural resources, especially forests. Mutharika made the commitment on Monday during the launch of the 2017/18 National Forestry Season at Mwanza Catholic Primary School ground in the area of Traditional Authority Nthache in the district. He said it was imperative to restore forest vegetative cover as one way of managing the environment and conserve other natural…

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