Two Jacaranda on life-changing entrepreneurship scholarship to the US

  By Duncan Mlanjira Jacaranda Secondary School has sent two of its 2017 Malawi School’s Certificate of Education (MSCE) graduates to the USA for a semester Accelerator Program at Watson Institute in Boulder, Colorado where they are expected to develop social entrepreneurship skills. Clement Kammwamba and Reuben Salima flew out to the US on Friday, January 17 on what has been described by Jacaranda as an incredible opportunity of high quality international education where they will learn skills that…

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CADECOM takes Inclusive Education to another level with fresh campaign on antenatal clinic attendance

  By Duncan Mlanjira Catholic Development Commission (CADECOM) has taken its Inclusive Education programme which it initiated in rural areas to another level by encouraging expectant mothers to conscientiously attend antenatal clinic sessions. This is one way the parents can avoid bearing children with disabilities because antenatal clinic sessions advises expectant mothers many ways on how to live a healthy life, among other things, through eating proper balanced diets.  Inclusive Education is an academic programme aimed at integrating children…

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Namitambo’s Sons and Daughters launch Girl Child Education Support

  By Duncan Mlanjira A grouping of Sons and Daughters from Namitambo in Chiradzulu South Constituency, who reside in different parts of the country and contribute funds towards meeting the development needs of their community, have launched a Girl Child Education Support for 115 needy students. Trending under the name ‘Zakwathu Ku Namitambo’, the grouping has, within three months mobilized K10 million, which has been used to pay for school fees for the next two terms, to buy uniforms,…

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Jacaranda School for Orphans celebrates Christmas in unique style

  By Duncan Mlanjira  Jacaranda School for Orphans ended their first term for the Christmas holidays in unique style by being presented with trees to plant at their homes in the spirit of inculcating tree planting culture as well as impress on them on preserving the environment. Each year Santa Claus visits the school where he usually gives the children sweets and other small gifts, but this year Jacaranda School management asked Santa Claus to bring indigenous trees instead…

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Anglia Books running special management skills resources promotion

  By Duncan Mlanjira Anglia Books, which is situated in the Trade Fair Grounds at Chichiri in Blantyre at Stand No. 50, is running a promotion for professional management skills books, are ideal for individuals who wish to access personal development resources and for those currently studying professional undergraduate and post-graduate qualifications courses.  The resource books on promotion tackle essential areas such as human resource management; communication, sales & marketing development; leadership; entrepreneurship and innovation.  Sales manager Justice Mlanga says…

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Polytechnic management appeals for public intervention

  By Duncan Mlanjira Management of the Polytechic in Blantyre is asking the public to contribute towards raising K146 million to go towards the rehabilitation of the 28-bed Nyika hostel block that was gutted by fire on November 26. The fire, that started after students had rioted when demonstrating against rampant theft at the campus being perpetrated by outsiders, completely destroyed the top floor of one wing of the the building and rendered the whole hostel inhabitable for the…

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Chanco Students Union bemoans discriminatory behavior of law students towards other students

  By Duncan Mlanjira Chancellor Students Union (SUCC) have condemned the discriminatory behalf of the Faculty of Law students in which they allegedly undermine students from other faculties through verbal utterances. A statement from SUCC issued on Friday says this has come to the fore following the fire that gutted the faculty of law buildings when the law students tried to restrict the rest of the community, including SUCC executive members from entering the building to help put out…

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Ntcheu police arrest students over riots

  Police in Ntcheu have arrested three students for malicious damage of property at Bilira Community Day Secondary School in the district. Ntcheu police deputy spokesperson, Sub-inspector Rabecca Kwisongole said the three students (names withheld because they are minors) are suspected to be ring leaders of riots that happened at the school on December 1 which led to vandalism of properties at the institution. “The students are suspected to have organized riots which led to vandalism of school properties…

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Malawi’s Africa Science Week ends with a science fair in Zomba

  By Duncan Mlanjira Malawi version of the Africa Science Week’s Next Einstein Forum (NEF) was concluded with an exhibition science fair held at St. Anthony Community Day Secondary School at Thondwe in Zomba on Monday. Africa Science Week is an initiative set by the African Institute of Mathematical Science (AIMS) and the theme of the science fair at St. Anthony’s was Igniting the Power of Science where the students displayed various scientific innovations. After sampling what the learners…

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Malawi focuses on strong role model mentorship for school girls to pursue their career dreams in sciences

  By Duncan Mlanjira Most school girls in Malawi are not motivated enough to pursue careers in sciences because they do not have role models they can look up to to shape them plan their academic studies towards achieving that destiny. This was echoed at the Malawi version of the Africa Science Week’s Next Einstein Forum (NEF)held at Lotus Hotel at Namiwawa in Blantyre — an initiative set by the African Institute of Mathematical Science (AIMS). During panel discussions,…

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