Pursue Your Dreams with Determination- Mutharika

President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika on Wednesday advised University of Malawi (UNIMA) graduating students to pursue their dreams with determination if they are to succeed in life. Mutharika, who is also Chancellor of the University of Malawi, was speaking in Lilongwe when he presided over the congregation for the awarding of certificates, Diplomas and Degrees for students from the constituent colleges of the University. The colleges include Chancellor College, College of Medicine and the Polytechnic. He said every success…

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UNIMA Support Staff Strike Irks Students

University of Malawi students have expressed dismay with the sit-in undertaken by University’s Support staff, arguing that it is going to negatively affect their studies. In an interview on Tuesday with Malawi News Agency (Mana) in Blantyre, University of Malawi Students Union (UMSU) President, Griefson Gaven said they were failing to access some essential services that complemented their studies in the respective constituent colleges of the university. “Our studies have been put to a halt especially, with the closure…

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University of Malawi Researchers Receive MK8.5 Million Grant

Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has presented a K8.5 million grant to 17 upcoming University of Malawi researchers to carry out research in various fields. The presentation ceremony took place on Thursday at Chancellor College where representatives from government and constituent colleges of UNIMA witnessed the occasion. Chief Director of Basic and Secondary education in the Ministry of Education, Thokozile Banda said the presentation of the cheques marks the high level commitment of government in the education sector….

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UNIMA Student Selected Global Youth Champion, Gets K8.7 Million Grant

 International Aids Society (IAS) has selected a 20 year- old Tanaka Chirombo as a Global Youth Champion on HIV and AIDS to promote youth friendly HIV and Aids service delivery in the country. Speaking Friday in an interview, Chirombo who has been given a grant of over K8.7 million by IAS, said he feels honoured  and is happy with his selection looks forward to ably represent young people living with HIV and AIDS on a larger platform. He said…

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Professor Khomba Echoes APM On Mindset Change

Newly-inaugurated University of Malawi professor of finance and corporate strategy at the Polytechnic, James Kamwachale Khomba, says a change in perspective is critical to creating a sustainable financial independence for the country. In his lecture titled ‘Turnaround Strategies for Creating Sustainable Financial Independence for Malawi: Evolution or Revolution?’, he said the formulation of turnaround strategies for Malawi should be an initiative that can answer the needs of the Malawian society, especially those emerging in the business sector. “The process…

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