NANKHUMWA PLEADS FOR EX-MPs SUPPORT

By Meclina Chirwa Leader of Opposition Kondwani Nankhumwa has asked government to consider addressing the welfare of former Members of Parliament. According to Nankhumwa, ex-Legislators are living a miserable life yet they contributed a lot to the country’s development. Nankhumwa said the country must appreciate the good work that the former legislators did to the […]Read More

MEDIA CHALLENGED TO WRITE MORE STORIES ON CHILD RIGHTS

By Aamon Butao & Esther Manduwa Timveni Child and Youth Media Organization has challenged the media to provide maximum coverage on issues centering on child welfare to ensure young voices are heard in all spheres of society.  The organization’s executive director Herbert Chidaya made the remarks during the opening of a two day media workshop […]Read More

DPP CALLS FOR PEACE IN THE FORTHCOMING BY-ELECTIONS

By Jordan Simeon Phiri The opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has called for peace ahead of, during, and after the November By-election in Karonga Central Constituency. Particularly, DPP National Director of Logistics Symon Vuwa Kaunda made mention of the important role youths have in the election. Speaking during a political rally at Chiwondo school ground […]Read More

STUDENTS BURDENED BY USER FEES

Salima Central Constituency is said to be registering high school dropout rates as learners struggle to pay user fees demanded by school authorities.  Member of Parliament for the area Gerald Kapiseni Phiri raised the concern saying this is denying children the right to education. The Legislator said is surprising to see that learners are forced […]Read More

ORGANIZATIONS TO BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE ON SERVICE DELIVERY

The African Institute for Corporate Citizenship—AICC has underscored the importance of various organizations being accountable in service delivery.  According to AICC Executive Director Dr Felix Lombe, such path helps organizations to meet targeted goals and aspirations of people.  Against this background, AICC says it is set to embark on its annual interface with the media […]Read More

YOUTH SHOULD LEAD IN SAVING THE ENVIRONMENT

An environmental expert has called on youths to take a leading role in waste management efforts.   The call comes as government is set to roll out a National Clean-Up Day campaign aimed at conserving the environment. Speaking to Timveni, Godfrey Mfiti said the country stands to benefit from engaging its young people in taking […]Read More

MAN CAUGHT WITH FAKE BANK NOTES

Police in Dowa district have apprehended Emmanuel Chipokosa for allegedly being found in possession of fake bank notes amounting to Seventy-Two Thousand Kwacha.  According to Spokesperson for Dowa Police Station Gladson M’bumpha, the 25-year-old committed the offence last Friday at Dzaleka Refugee Camp in the district. M’bumpha said the suspect went to an Airtel Money […]Read More

MAN CAUGHT WITH FAKE BANK NOTES

Police in Dowa district have apprehended Emmanuel Chipokosa for allegedly being found in possession of fake bank notes amounting to Seventy-Two Thousand Kwacha.  According to Spokesperson for Dowa Police Station Gladson M’bumpha, the 25-year-old committed the offence last Friday at Dzaleka Refugee Camp in the district. M’bumpha said the suspect went to an Airtel Money […]Read More

MALAWIAN CONTRACTORS DESERVE CONTRACTS TOO

The Center for Democracy and Economic Development Initiative—CDEDI has asked government to consider coming up with deliberate policy to grant contracts to Malawians if it is to achieve the one million jobs creation promise.  This follows reports that the Southern Region Water Board left the lowest Malawian bidder and awarded a multibillion contract to a […]Read More

LACK OF FARMLAND AFFECTING YOUTH INVOLVEMENT IN AGRICULTURE

By Aamon Butao Civil Society Organization Nutrition Alliance—CSONA says failure by most youths to own land is pushing away young people from practicing agriculture. One of nutrition officials from CSONA Mike Khunga has told Timveni, youths have great potential of bringing positive contribution to the agricultural sector. Given opportunity to access land for farming, Khunga […]Read More