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MORE ADOLESCENTS AT RISK OF SUFFERING FROM CERVICAL CANCER

By Gerald Musambazi Viyuyi  While the whole world observes the Cervical Cancer Awareness Month this January, Cancer Survivors’ Quest says adolescents and the youth are at a high risk of suffering from cervical cancer due to early pregnancies and getting sexually active at a very young age. The call has been made as the organization […]Read More

CONTENT CREATORS TAKE CULTURAL PRESERVATION TO THE DIGITAL WORLD

By Kenson McCloud  Content creators in the country have been challenged to create unique content that presents a true reflection of Malawi’s culture, values and heritage to the world. The call was made on Thursday during the launch of Nkhalo Digital Archiving Platform which is the first-ever platform that enables content creators to become more independent, […]Read More

BELIEFS GET IN THE WAY OF THE FIGHT AGAINST CHOLERA

By Meclina Chirwa  Light House Trust has bemoaned some religious beliefs restricting believers from receiving Cholera treatment and vaccination. Executive Director for the organization, Safari Mbewe, said this on Thursday when donating various supplies towards cholera response at Lilongwe District Health Office worth MWK17 Million. According to Mbewe, the donation is in response to the […]Read More

WATER AID CALLS FOR URGENT INVESTMENT IN WATER AS CHOLERA

By Meclina Chirwa  Water Aid Malawi says investment in water, sanitation and hygiene has the potential of containing the Cholera outbreak in the country.The country recorded 590 new cases on Thursday alone, with 22 deaths.Overall, 1045 people have died of Cholera while 1160 people are in the hospitals.Speaking on Thursday when the organization donated Water, […]Read More

GOVT YET TO CONSOLIDATE CHOLERA SUPPORT RENDERED SO FAR

By Kenson McCloud Government says it is not yet ready to disclose to the public the support that has been rendered so far in the fight against Cholera as pressure continues to mount with the rising cases. As of 19 January, 899 people had died of Cholera in Malawi while 27,501 have been affected so […]Read More

ARTGLO CALLS FOR MORE COVERAGE ON CHILD RIGHTS

By Franco Mwachande  Art and Global Health Centre Africa (ArtGlo) has appealed to journalists in the country to report on issues concerning children. In an interview with Timveni after a two-day workshop, ArtGlo Youth and Community Engagement Manager, Lekodi Magombo said empowering journalists with skills in reporting about child rights can help to reduce cases […]Read More

MHUB DRILLS YOUTH IN DIGITAL SKILLS

One of the organizations that are involved in youth empowerment initiatives, MHub, has observed that equipping the youth with entrepreneurship skills can play a key role in job creation and dealing with youth unemployment. The organization observed that government alone cannot manage to tame youth unemployment which is at 24 percent. The organization is thus […]Read More

NYNCC WARNS ON REPERCUSSIONS OF ANIMAL CRUELTY

By Kenson McCloud  The National Youth Network on Climate Change( NYNCC) has cried foul over livestock cruelty which puts the country at risk of sanctions and losing out on global markets. The sentiments have been made on Tuesday in Lilongwe during a media training Cage Free Campaign which is being funded by Open Wing Alliance. […]Read More

HUNDREDS SUCCUMB TO CHOLERA ACROSS LILONGWE

By Meclina Chirwa  The Lilongwe District Health Office says negligence on adherence to good hygiene practices among Lilongwe residents is contributing to the further spread of Cholera in the district. Senior Health Promotion Officer and Public Relations Officer for Lilongwe District Health Office, Richard Mvula, said this on Tuesday when World Vision Malawi donated various […]Read More

NGO PLEDGES TO CONSTRUCT A SPECIAL HOSPITAL FOR THE CHILDREN

By Meclina Chirwa  One Step Foundation says it intends to construct a hospital in the country solely for street connected children. Executive Director of the organization, Moses Mwalabu, has told Timveni News Desk that street connected children feel neglected when it comes to accessing health care services. He said it is unfortunate that the Ministry […]Read More