Education

MIJ INSPIRES MZOBWE STUDENTS

NEWS | EDUCATION By Hawa Juma. Students from Mzobwe Community Day Secondary School in Traditional Authority Kalolo in Lilongwe were all smiles on Friday, after being motivated, encouraged and inspired through their interaction with students from Malawi Institute of Journalism (MIJ). The scribe-in the making, under the tutelage of their lecturer, Iwell Thawi made the courtesy call so as to ...

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RECOGNIZING THE MALAWIAN GIRL CHILD; A TRODDEN HUMAN BEING

NEWS | EDUCATION | N.G.O By Anderson Manning’s Gowa and Brown Ngalu. At around 4 AM or thereabout, half-heartedly she leaves the comfort of her bedroom. She wakes up, stretching her hands as she gives in to a prolonged yawning; welcoming another eventful day, capitalized by abuse, torture and a fog of insecurity of what will befall her. Sadly that ...

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CYRUS NYIRENDA TRIUMPHS IN MIJ’S PUBLIC SPEAKING COMPETITION

NEWS | EDUCATION By Yona Gondwe. Cyrus Nyirenda, a Diploma (First Semester) student, and also the President for the students Union at the Malawi Institute of Journalism (Mzuzu Campus) emerged victorious during a fierce Public Speaking Competition that took place at the campus on Friday. Cyrus, who presented a speech on the benefits of medical male circumcision, walked tall after ...

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HAVE A GAZE INTO MNELEMBA’S LIFE; LECTURER IN PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY

CAREER OF THE WEEK By Anderson Manning’s Gowa. He got a distinction as an undergraduate in Technical Education at The Malawi polytechnic, reciprocated the same as he was undertaking his masters at KwaZulu-Natal University in the land of Zulus. This is no miracle at all, it smacks of a pundit abundantly endowed with a folded medulla oblangata that acclimatizes with ...

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Career of the Week: Agricultural Research Scientist

CAREER OF THE WEEK Guest: Eric Malopa Firm: Karonga Baka Research Station It is now a cliché that agriculture is the backbone of Malawi’s economy. For since time immemorial, Malawi has been agro-based, and there is no clear indication the status quo is going to change any time soon. For the said industry to be successful, it requires fresh approaches ...

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UTAWALEZA BOOK CLUB INTRODUCES MOBILE PHONE APPLICATION

NEWS By: Patience Ngulube Lunda After a successful launching of three book clubs in the three regions of the country, Utawaleza book club has introduced a mobile application that will benefit many book wormers countrywide. According to the club’s founder, Singaliwe Chilemba, the application has been designed in such a way that people who may not be interested in joining ...

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Career of the week; Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning Officer

CAREER OF THE WEEK Malawi being a developing nation, there are a lot of developmental projects that various governmental and non-governmental organizations are conducting day in day out. For all these to be successful, Monitoring and Evaluation Officers become handy. Thanks to EM, this week we are focusing on understanding what this profession is all about. Guest: Humphreys Rabson Kapito ...

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AGE AFRICA MOTIVATES STUDENTS

NEWS | EDUCATION By Franco Praise Mwachande Jnr Girl students from Chimwala Community Day Secondary school in area of Traditional Authority Chimwala in Mangochi district, have been urged to focus on their education and refrain from risky behaviours that are detrimental to their future. The call was sounded when the Advancing Girls Education (AGE) Africa, an organization whose aim is ...

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CAREER OF THE WEEK: NUTRITIONIST

CAREER OF THE WEEK Guest: McDonald Chabwera Firm: Malawi Epidemiology and Investigation Research Unit Let’s face it; a good health diet is the energy to every professional. Good health habits mean a health nation. And that is a catalyst for development. Simply put, there is no way a nation can develop it its people are unhealthy. So, which doors can ...

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CAREER OF THE WEEK; ENTERTAINER

CAREER OF THE WEEK Guest: Shola Kaonga Firm: Radio Dinosaur (Karonga) (An Entertainer-par-excellence) By Constance Pindikani It has been said countless times that disability is not inability. This is why in our today’s world, we see a lot of organisations, the government, and many sectors who are tirelessly making various initiatives aimed at improving the livelihood of people with disabilities. ...

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