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ACTION AID WARNS GOVT ON IMF POLICIES

By Aamon Butao  Action Aid International says the country needs to detach itself from some policies championed by the International Monetary Fund which the charity says oppresses the poor.   This was revealed when Action Aid launched a report on the public versus austerity of south and eastern Africa which was conducted in fifteen countries. […]Read More

GBV AGAINST MEN ON THE RISE

By Meclina Chirwa  The country has registered more than a thousand cases of abuse perpetrated against men over the first half of the year. That is according to figures from the Malawi Police Service which show 1778 complaints were recorded between January and July. Speaking to Timveni, Victim Support Unit Desk Officer Gift Likoswe urged […]Read More

WORLD VISION PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR MALARIA VACCINE ROLLOUT

By Meclina Chirwa  World Vision Malawi has reaffirmed its commitment towards supporting awareness drive and availability of the new Malaria vaccine in all facilities across the country. Its Director of Operations Charles Chimombo disclosed this in an interview with Timveni following the World Health Organization’s endorsement of the vaccine. According to Chimombo, the vaccine will […]Read More

GOVT COMMITS TO ENDING ONLINE BULLYING

By Kenson McCloud  Government has reiterated its commitment in creating a safe space for girls on the internet in bid to reduce the gender gap that exists in accessing the internet. The remarks were made as the world marked the commemoration of International Day of Girl Child on Monday 11th October. According to the Cyber […]Read More

NAMALOMBA’S APPOINTMENT AS DPP’S PR SPARKS DEBATE

By Wilson Allan Phiri  Civil Society Organizations have been challenged to be in the fore-front in respecting the rule of law to avoid losing public trust on issues of national importance. A social commentator Victor Chipofya made the appeal after observing that some CSOs are misleading the public by conveying different views on the appointment […]Read More

EXPERTS HAIL DEVELOPMENT OF MALARIA VACCINE

By Kenson McCloud  The Malawi Health Equity Network says the breakthrough in development of Malaria vaccine is a huge milestone in the fight against the disease in the country. This follows the World Health Organisation’s recommendation for the widespread use of the RTS, S Malaria vaccine among children in Sub-Saharan Africa and regions where there […]Read More

MINISTRY TO CRACK DOWN ON CHIEFS INVOLVED IN ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION

By Aamon Butao  The Department of forestry under the ministry of Forestry and Natural resources has issued a stern warning that the law will take its course on any chief found depleting the environment. Spokesperson in the department Gift Chimulu said this in an interview with Timveni Online following reports that some chiefs have been […]Read More

50-50 CAMPAIGN SUFFERS A BLOW AS KABWIRA QUITS FRONTLINE POLITICS

By Wilson Allan Phiri  One of the country’s political experts George Phiri has asked UTM party to replace Jessie Kabwira’s vacant seat with another female face. Kabwira who saved as UTM Party National Executive Committee Member has announced she has retired from active politics and has since joined Malawi Institute of Management to purse her […]Read More

CSOs COMMENDS NCIC MOVE TO SUSPEND CONTRACTOR ON MZUNI LIBRARY

By Kenson McCloud  Some civil society groups have commended the National Construction Industry Council for suspending construction of Mzuzu University library over the contactor’s failure to fulfil contractual agreements. According to a memo seen by Timveni, the decision follows China State Construction Engineering Corporation’s failure to allocate 30% the work to a local sub-contractor as per […]Read More

UTM MOVES TO FIELD YOUTH IN THE FORTHCOMING BY-ELECTIONS

By Wilson Allan Phiri  As days to holding the by-elections are fast approaching, UTM Party has emphasised the need to put young people in influential positions to effectively achieve the Malawi 2063 agenda. Its publicity Secretary Frank Mwenifumbo made the remarks in an interview with Timveni.  Timveni understands Malawi Electoral Commission is expected to hold […]Read More