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RBM COMMITS TO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF POLICY FRAMEWORK THAT SUPPORTS

By Kenson McCloud  The Reserve Bank of Malawi has expressed commitment to the implementation of a Monetary Policy Framework that supports government’s efforts on economic growth. The sentiments were made on Thursday during this year’s Monetary Policy Conference at the Bingu International Convention Centre in Lilongwe. Speaking during the conference, Reserve Bank of Malawi Governor […]Read More

NRB TARGESTS 8 MILLION CHILDREN IN MRC

By Aamon Butao  Government has disclosed that the Mass Child Registration Campaign (MRC) will help to boost service delivery in the country. The National Registration Bureau (NRB) has revealed that during the 2016-2018 national registration exercise, the country registered over 10 million people and now wants to extend the registration to over 8 million children […]Read More

MALAWIANS URGED TO PROMOTE TOURISM INDUSTRY

By Aamon Butao  Government has called on all Malawians to support the development of the tourism sector in the country. The call was made by Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Culture Chauncy Simwaka during the commemoration of the World Tourism Day on Tuesday in Lilongwe.  Speaking during the ceremony, Simwaka said […]Read More

POLITICAL ANALYST PROTESTS ERECTION OF CHILEMBWE’S STATUE IN UK

By Steve Chinyanga  Political analyst George Phiri has described as unfortunate reports that John Chilembwe’s statue will be mounted on Wednesday in London, United Kingdom. This is the first monument of an African that will be mounted in the United Kingdom. Phiri says it is unfortunate that the statue has been erected in England when […]Read More

CSOs PUSH FOR TAX REMOVAL ON DIGITAL GADGETS & SERVICES

By Kenson McCloud  The Digital Rights Coalition has appealed to government to consider removing tax on mobile gadgets and services in a bid to promote youth participation in the digital space. Speaking to Timveni News Desk, acting Coordinator for the Coalition, Dennis Mwafulirwa, said a lot of young people are losing out on the opportunities […]Read More

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