Jacaranda’s Mr. Luc’s Library primary school project to open its 17th at St. Pius in Soche Township

  By Duncan Mlanjira  Jacaranda School for Orphans, under Mr. Luc’s Library project will on Tuesday officially launch its 17th provision of a library to primary schools and the public’s at St. Pius Primary School in Soche Township, Blantyre. The Jacaranda Outreach program of public libraries and school libraries has so far reached out to over 41,000 children in Blantyre. St. Pius Primary School joins others such as Chigumula, Misesa, HHI, Kapeni, Bangwe Catholic, Nkolokoti, Makata, St. Maria Goretti, Limbe Primary…

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President Mutharika Back from UK, Calls for Peace, Love

President Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika has said the problems the current is facing are temporary and will soon be over. He said it was paramount for the country to come together and focus on development as investors that he met in the United Kingdom (UK) were all apprehensive about security of their investments in the country. Said the President: “Am ready to build this country so that after five years, the country should change. But we must remain united…

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Malawi Ladies Golf Union come out of year-long hibernation; now preparing for international participation

    By Duncan Mlanjira After over a year in hibernation, Ladies Golf Union of Malawi (LGU) has come out of its hibernation and are now preparing for possible international participation — the All Africa Challenge Trophy to be held in Namibia in March. In conjunction with the ladies section of Country Club Limbe (CCL), LGU held the first of its three strokeplay qualifiers on Saturday and Sunday which was enthusiastically graced by golfers from Lilongwe. For its part,…

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Malawi 🇲🇼 Relief Fund UK partners with Special Olympics in inclusive education in primary schools

  By Duncan Mlanjira Special Olympics Malawi organization has partnered with Malawi Relief Fund UK (MRF-UK) in a special programme in which the Special Olympics reaches out to primary schools which enroll special needs learners to facilitate health screening exercises. Malawi’s Special Olympics reaches out to schools in more than 24 districts in Malawi in conjunction with Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare and on Friday, January 24, the exercise was done at Mponda Primary School in…

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FAM, Sulom, club’s brainstorming on 2020 Club Licencing

  By Football Association of Malawi Football Association of Malawi (FAM), Super League of Malawi (SULOM) and TNM Super League clubs have gathered at Mpira Village  in Chiwembe, Blantyre on Saturday to review the 2019 season and plan for the 2020 season during a club licensing and gate management seminar. Speaking during the opening ceremony of the seminar, FAM Executive Committee member Christopher Kuyera stressed the importance of club licensing. “We can only develop our football if we embrace…

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Teachers Union of Malawi calls off industrial strike

  By Duncan Mlanjira On the day that Malawi joined the world to celebrate the International Day of Education on Friday, January 24, Teachers Union of Malawi (TUM) suspended the national wide strike involving public primary, secondary school teachers and lectures in all the public Teacher Training Colleges (TTC). The International Day of Education proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly to honour education and its centrality to human well-being and sustainable development, including gender equality. It was celebrated…

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Malawi amongst African countries to benefit from the UK-Africa Investment

  By Duncan Mlanjira In a communique from the UK-Africa Investment Summit, Malawi has been mentioned to be amongst African countries to benefit from the support of the UK Government. Malawi President Arthur Peter Mutharika attended the Africa Investment Summit, which was opened by UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson on January 20. The communique said Summit agreed new lasting partnerships between the UK and African countries to deliver more investment, jobs and growth.  It said the Summit demonstrated that…

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Grace Mugabe faces arrest on illegal land deals

    By Daniel Nemukuyu, The Herald At least 132 people, including former First Lady Grace Mugabe and other political heavyweights, face arrest for allegedly selling State land, corruptly allocating themselves face fraud, abuse of cooperative funds and criminal abuse of office. This follows an audit report into Harare land sales by the commission of Inquiry led by Justice Tendai Uchena that traced land transfers in urban areas since 2005. Others stand accused of selling cooperative stands without authority…

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Kenyan farmers worried as locust swarms invade parts of Mwingi

  By Kitavi Mutua, The Nation Residents of Mwingi North in Kitui County in Kenya are a worried lot after swarms of locusts invaded their farms. The affected areas are Tseikuru, Kyuso, Mivukoni and Katse in the vast constituency where farmers’ efforts to harvest their maize and green grams have been disrupted. According to County chief officer for water, Kioko Kiilu, the locusts were first sighted on Tuesday morning moving from the northern side of Tharaka-Nithi and Meru counties….

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Oman Nursing Association General Assembly Meeting to be held on 14 March 2020 in Muscat

  By Dr Ahmed Mohiuddin Siddiqui The Oman Nursing Association (ONA)’s general assembly meeting will be held at 10am on Saturday March 12, 2020 at the National Cardiac Centre of the Royal Hospital conference hall in Muscat.  ONA’s president Abdallah bin Ahmed Al Rubaeiy, disclosed this to Maravi Express on Wednesday. The agenda for the general assembly meeting is as follows:  *The report of the Board of Directors on the work done in the past year and the draft…

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