Tags : Timveni

DNPW REGISTERS PROGRESS TOWARDS CURBING WILDLIFE CRIMES

By Kenson McCloud  Director in the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Brighton Kumchedwa says tremendous progress has been registered over the past decade in combating wildlife crimes. Kumchedwa was speaking in Lilongwe on Wednesday during an overview meeting with the media on illegal wildlife trade assessment. According to Kumchedwa, strong laws that have stiffer […]Read More

MANEB LAUNCHES DIGITAL REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT

By Richard Tiyesi  The Malawi National Examinations Board has announced that the body is going digital for its registration and payment of exam fees for the 2021 national examinations. The measure is aimed at curbing rampant abuse of national examination fees by school authorities. In an interview with Timveni MANEB spokesperson Mayamiko Chiwaya said, "Currently […]Read More

PARTIES CHALLANGED TO PROMOTE YOUNG WOMEN’S ACTIVE PARTICIPATION IN POLITICS

By Jecina Chikwelete  Stakeholders championing female representation in politics have stressed the need to level the playing field to create an enabling environment for young women.  Chief of Party for Democracy Works Foundation, Augustine Magolowondo said, "Political parties have a huge task to clear misconception that politics is a field meant for men." Magolowondo added […]Read More

ACTIVIST PUSHES FOR YOUTH FRIENDLY 2021/2022 NATION BUDGET

By Kenson McCloud  As pre-budget consultations are in progress, youth activist Lucky Mbewe has advised government to come up with a strategic plan to ensure youth development is prioritised in the 2021/2022 National Budget,. In an interview with Timveni, Mbewe said, "It is important for the Tonse administration to admit failure to meet campaign promises […]Read More

CDEDI WRITES ACB, OMBUDSMAN TO PROBE MHC OVER K3.5 BILLION

By Kenson McCloud The Centre for Democracy and Economic Development Initiative has written the Anti-corruption Bureau and Office of Ombudsman to probe Malawi Housing Corporation for allegedly implementing a K3.6 Billion housing project on a private property. Speaking to the media on Monday, CDEDI Executive Director Sylvester Namiwa said the piece of land, which belongs […]Read More

CHILD RIGHTS ACTIVIST DECRIES INCREASE IN DEFILEMENT CASES

By Aamon Butao Some child activists have expressed concern over continued rise in defilement cases. The remarks have come as Malawi recorded a number of arrests in connection to defilement over the past days.   Last week, a chief who had been on the run for allegedly defiling three girls in Dedza district was arrested […]Read More

9 NABBED FOR DEVILTRY

By Franklin Mtambalika  9 suspected hardcore thugs accused of masterminding criminal activities in Kawale Township in Lilongwe have finally been caught by law enforcers.  Police say the alleged gang leader Mussa Phiri, aged 31, is among the suspects in custody.  Kawale Police Station deputy spokesperson Mabvuto Phiri says Police acted on a tip from well […]Read More

TEACHERS DIVIDED ON STRIKE

By Aamon Butao A group of concerned teachers has accused its parent body the Teachers Union of Malawi for going ahead with the stay away from work in public schools.  Chairperson of the splinter group Stafuel Chitukuta says the concerned teachers will come with a stand on the ongoing strike by close of business Wednesday.  […]Read More

DEDZA REGISTERS LOW COVID VACCINE TURN UP

By Pemphero Malimba  Officials in Dedza district have expressed concern following poor showing in numbers of people coming forward to get the Covid-19 vaccine.   The district received 15,500 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine but as of Monday this week; only 1820people have received the jab. Dedza district Environmental Health Officer Rudolf Zinkanda Banda has told Timveni […]Read More