Education

GOVT HAILS DAPP MALAWI FOR TRAINING MORE FEMALE TEACHERS

NEWS | EDUCATION By Franco Mwachande Jnr The ministry of Education Science and Technology (MoEST) has commended Development Aid from People to People (DAPP) Malawi for taking lead in increasing the number of role models for girls by training more female primary school teachers in their Teachers Training Colleges (TTC’s). Chief Education Officer in the Ministry, Marry Chirwa was speaking ...

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DAPP EQUIPS TAILORING SKILLS TO ADOLESCENT FEMALES

NEWS | EDUCATION By Franco Praise Mwachande Jnr Development Aid from People to People (DAPP) has committed itself to continue supporting adolescent girls by assisting them with vocational trainings so that they should be responsible citizens in the country. DAPP’s Dowa Teachers Training Centre (TTC) Principal, Blessings Kambewa made the promise during a graduation ceremony for 25 ladies who had ...

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MAPHUNZIRO 265 PREPARES SCHOOL LEAVERS FOR COLLEGE EDUCATION

NEWS | EDUCATION By Franco Praise Mwachande Jnr One of the country’s vibrant youth led organisations, Maphunziro 265 has urged youths in the country to follow career paths that are going to be fruitful in their (youths’) later lives. The calls came during a Career talk event mid last week at Chinsapo Secondary school in Lilongwe where members of the ...

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MALAWI POLYTECHNIC STUDENTS DEVELOP MOSQUITO KILLER DEVICE

NEWS | EDUCATION | INNOVATION By Franco Mwachande Jnr In an effort to respond to calls for the elimination of the country’s high cases of malaria, two fourth year students at The Polytechnic, a constituent college of University of Malawi (Unima), have developed a device called Mosqui-killer which will be used to kill mosquitoes. The duo, Hope Kelvin Chilunga, and ...

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“FAITH LEADERS, PLEASE, BAIL US OUT!” CHILDREN PLEAD

NEWS | EDUCATION By Hawa Juma. Students from various primary and secondary schools around Lilongwe, have urged Faith leaders in the country to champion calls of ending child rights abuses from various sectors of the society. The calls were made last weekend during the Day of Prayer and Action on Child Protection, which took place at Area 30’s Malawi Police ...

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21 UNDER-AGE GIRLS BAILED OUT OF FORCED MARRIAGES IN MCHINJI

NEWS | EDUCATION By Hawa Juma. Minus corruption and favoritism, under-age marriages are some of the major vices that are rocking Malawi nation from almost all corners. Numerous efforts have been put in place to check the vice but day in day out, many an underage girl are still being forced into taking matrimonial vows. But in just two years, ...

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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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