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CHOLERA OUTBREAK THREATENS STREET CONNECTED CHILDREN’S HEALTH

By Jecina Chikwelete  Organizations working with street-connected children have expressed fear that these vulnerable children could be greatly affected by the Cholera outbreak which is spreading rapidly in urban areas. About 91 people have died of Cholera in the country since the outbreak. in an interview with Timveni, Social Work Coordinator for Tikondane Care for […]Read More

LACK OF INVESTIMENT DERAIL EFFORTS TO ELIMINATE CANCER

By Meclina Chirwa  Lack of investment towards cancer management and awareness has been singled out as the major challenge in the fight against the disease in the country. World Health Organization (WHO) Country Representative Dr Neema Rusibamayila Kimando said this on Monday in Lilongwe during the launch of the Fourth Malawi Cancer Symposium. According to […]Read More

MW TO INCREASE EDUCATION SPENDING TO PROMOTE SECTOR

By Kenson McCloud  President Lazarus Chakwera says Malawi Government has committed itself to sustain and improve allocation towards the education sector to within 15% to 20% of the total national expenditure by 2030.  Chakwera made the remarks at the United Nations Transforming Education Summit in New York.  According to Chakwera, government wants to improve primary […]Read More

FEDOMA CALLS FOR INCLUSIVE INFRASTRUCTURE IN TOURISM SECTOR

By Aamon Butao  Federation of Disability Organizations in Malawi (FEDOMA) has called on tourism players to construct structures that are accessible to all. The remarks by FEDOMA acting Executive Director, Symon Munde, have come as some players in the sector are construction buildings which are not disability-friendly. In an interview Timveni, Munde said this is […]Read More

FUEL CRISIS AFFECTS SHIRE VALLEY TRANSFORMATION PROGRESS

By Chilenje Chilenje  Authorities at Shire Valley Transformation Programme have revealed that the fuel crisis that has rocked the country is likely to derail the reconstruction of the much-awaited project. Irrigation Engineer for Shire Valley Transformation Programme, Martin Chizalema, made the remarks in Chikwawa when Tourism Minister, Michael Usi alongside the Deputy Minister of Transport […]Read More

PLAN INTERNATIONAL NORWAY APPLAUDS TIMVENI FOR PROVIDING CIVIC SPACE FOR

By Kenson McCloud  Plan International Norway Senior Programs Specialist Phyllis Horea has commended Timveni Child and Youth Media Organization for its commitment to improving the welfare of the youth in Malawi by creating various strategies for youth engagement. In an interview during her visit to the organization on Wednesday, Horea said Timveni has made it […]Read More

PLAN INTERNATIONAL NORWAY APPLAUDS TIMVENI FOR PROVIDING CIVIC SPACE FOR

By Kenson McCloud  Plan International Norway Senior Programs Specialist Phyllis Horea has commended Timveni Child and Youth Media Organization for its commitment to improving the welfare of the youth in Malawi by creating various strategies for youth engagement. In an interview during her visit to the organization on Wednesday, Horea said Timveni has made it […]Read More

TIMVENI INVESTIGATIONS EXPOSE CHILDREN’S NIGHTMARES FROM LACK OF PORTABLE WATER

By Aamon Butao  Timveni investigations have uncovered the chronic challenges that some communities in Salima are facing, with waterborne diseases haunting them all year round due to failure to access clean and potable water. The majority of children at Katumba Village, Traditional Authority Kambwiri are the biggest victims. Speaking to some villagers, it is shocking […]Read More

COMMUNITIES COMMIT TO FIGHT AGAINST CHILD MARRIAGES AS BREAKTHROUGH ACTION

By Kenson McCloud  Community leaders in Chikwawa have commended the Breakthrough Action Project for promoting economic empowerment among community members in a bid to fight child marriages in the district. The sentiments were made on Friday during an interface meeting between stakeholders and government officials on how the project ideologies will be sustained and supported […]Read More

ADULT LITERACY LESSONS TOUTED AS CATALYST FOR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

By Aamon Butao  Government through the ministry of gender, community development and social welfare has disclosed that adult literacy lessons have greatly transformed peoples’ lives. Deputy Minister of the line ministry Agness Nkusankhoma said this on Thursday during the commemorations of this year’s International Literacy Day in Balaka district. Nkusankhoma said men and women who […]Read More