MP KAUNDA ASKS GOVT TO SOLVE LEARNING MATERIALS SHORTAGE

By Aamon Butao  Member of Parliament for Nkhatabay Central has raised concern over lack of learning materials at Nkhatabay Technical College. Symon Vuwa Kaunda raised the concern in Parliament when posing a question to Minister of Youth and Sports Ulemu Msungama. Kaunda said the problem is affecting education standards.  According to Kaunda, learning equipment allows […]Read More

CHOLERA VACCINE PROVES TO BE EFFECTIVE

By Edna Mlanga  The Ministry of Health through the Public Health Institute of Malawi says administering of Cholera vaccine has proven to be effective in the fight against the disease.  Cholera surveillance officer Wiseman Chimwaza made the remarks in an interview with Timveni following a series of pilot stages.  Chimwaza described the pilot phases as […]Read More

CHOLERA VACCINE PROVES TO BE EFFECTIVE

By Edna Mlanga  The Ministry of Health through the Public Health Institute of Malawi says administering of Cholera vaccine has proven to be effective in the fight against the disease.  Cholera surveillance officer Wiseman Chimwaza made the remarks in an interview with Timveni following a series of pilot stages.  Chimwaza described the pilot phases as […]Read More

LOCAL NGO SCALE UP SUPPORT FOR TESTING, TREATMENT AMONG YOUTH

Richard Tiyesi  One of the country’s non-governmental organizations has called on youths living with HIV/AIDS to observe strict adherence to treatment. Officials from Innovations for Change made the remarks over the weekend at Kanjeza Primary School in Blantyre when the NGO held a sensitization event aimed at encouraging youths to go for HIV testing.  Its […]Read More

RELIGIOUS LEADERS RALLY SUPPORT FOR SRHR

By Rhodrick Banda  The faith community has taken a huge step in promoting sexual reproductive health rights in Ntcheu district where people are being encouraged to adopt natural contraceptive methods. Religious leaders through the Catholic Health Commission have put their weight behind natural family planning methods citing convenience and affordability. In Sharpe Vale, the Catholic […]Read More

STAKEHOLDERS RAISE ALARM OVER YOUTH’S RESISTANCE TO MAKE PUBLIC HIV

By Wilson Allan Phiri  There are growing concerns from health stakeholders over the continued failure by most youths to disclose HIV status. According to latest data from the National Aids Commission (NAC), 33% of new HIV infections is among adolescent girls and young women aged between 15 and 24. By December 2020, NAC statistics indicated […]Read More

YOUTH, WOMEN IN MZIMBA HAIL GOVT’S ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION DRIVE

By Aamon Butao  Some youths and women in Mzimba district have applauded government through the Financial Access for Rural Markets, Smallholders and Enterprise (FARMSE) project for rescuing them from the jaws of poverty. Using $57,700 funds, the project commenced in July 2018 targeting more than 400 thousands rural households in 20 districts. Through interventions by […]Read More

CHILD DIVERSION PROGRAM EASES PRISON CONGESTION

By Jecina Chikwelete  The Malawi Prisons Service has disclosed that the child diversion program is helping in curbing congestion in reformatory centers.  However, the institutions Public Relations Officer Chimwemwe Shawa complained of shortage of organizations involved in such programs. Child diversion plays a vital role in reforming children who have come in conflict with the […]Read More

GOVT EMPLOYS YOUTH IN MEGA HOUSING PROJECT

By Wilson Allan Phiri  Government says it has prioritized youths in the housing project for the country’s security agencies. Minister of Lands Kezzie Msukwa made the remarks when responding to questions in Lilongwe in Parliament. The project will see construction of more than 10,000 houses across the country. Msukwa was quick to state that youths […]Read More

MOAM CANCELS ANTI TOLLGATE FEES STRIKE

The Minibus Owners Association of Malawi has called off a nationwide strike it called to protest tollgate fees which have come into force this Monday at Chingeni Toll Plaza in Ntcheu district.  MOAM leadership says the decision is meant to give chance to dialogue between minibus owners and government. Speaking to Timveni news desk this […]Read More