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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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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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Career of the Week: Field Facilitator

CAREER OF THE WEEK Guest: TELINAH LUCY KITALU Firm: THE SALVATION ARMY (KARONGA) Salvation Army is more than just a religious institution; it is also a humanitarian organization that has helped in shaping various communities to live a more humane life over the years. This means most of the employees under this organization are more often than not, spending their ...

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THE YOUNG GENERATION: ROAD TO SUCCESS

THE YOUNG GENERATION By Constance Pindikani.  “Don’t spend more than what you can earn” Back in high school, famous literature story was the prison monger, a story that you would read over and over again. That aside, the main character in the story was good at words. Take a look at this quote for example, “When you stretch your arm ...

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COUPLE BAILS OUT KABWABWA PRIMARY SCHOOL

NEWS | EDUCATION By Our Reporter. Close to 1500 learners at Kabwabwa LEA school in Lilongwe can briefly breathe a sigh of relief following a donation, one noble citizen, Enock Sankhulani Banda and his partner, Macelani Reis Banda made to the institution recently. The couple donated assorted items ranging from pencils, pens, and sports balls to earners and teachers at ...

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Career of the Week: DISTRICT INFORMATION OFFICER

NEWS | EDUCATION Guest: JOEL CHIRWA Firm: Malawi Malawi News Agency (Ministry of Information & Technology-) Station: Rumphi Information is power. It is a fact that a country cannot survive if there is information blackout on almost every sphere of life. This is why the Malawi government, through the Ministry of Information stationed District Information Officers in all the districts ...

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Maphunziro 265 mentors Ngumbe Students

NEWS | EDUCATION By Franco P Mwachande Jnr (Correspondent) Another day. Another Maphunziro 265 endeavor. As Maphunziro 265, a youth-led organization that aims at empowering youths academically via mentorship sessions, is gaining momentum, it was the turn of Ngumbe Community Day Secondary School in Blantyre to have their share of the spoils. As usual, the seminar aimed at enlightening the ...

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