Tags : Timveni

KALUMBU STUDENTS RECEIVE DONATIONS

Reported By Jecina Chikwelete With less than Five days remaining before standard eight pupils sit for the Primary School Leaving Certificate examinations, a twenty one year old girl has donated personal protective equipment to standard eight learners at Kalumbu in Lilongwe worthy over three hundred thousand kwacha. Delipher Kalonde,a proffessional designer said she thought of […]Read More

MISMANAGEMENT OF EXAMINATION FEES BY AUTHORITIES ANNOYS EDUCATION ACTIVIST

Reported By Aamon Butao Education Activist Benedicto Kondowe has expressed worry over the increase in cases of mismanagement of examination funds by school authorities. The remarks have come after Timveni reported a story concerning a principal for Saint Kizito private secondary school in Ntandire Township in Lilongwe who is currently at large after collecting examination […]Read More

NYC BOARD HAS NEW FACES, ACTIVISTS REACT

Reported by Kenson McCloud Youth activists have commended President Lazarus Chakwera for including youths in the newly appointed boards of directors for Parastatal organizations. According to a statement released on Tuesday evening President Chakwera has appointed board members for Sixty-Seven Parastatal organizations. Among the members Maness Nkhata is now the new chairperson of the National […]Read More

PRESIDENTIAL TASKFORCE ON COVID-19 DISAPPOINTED WITH PREVENTIVE MEASURES

Reported by Meclina Chirwa The Presidential taskforce on Coivd-19 says it is disappointed with guidelines some schools have set aimed at preventing Covid-19.Co-chairperson of the taskforce Dr John Phuka says it is inappropriate to set a certified negative covid-19 result as a pre-requisite for admission of students.According to Phuka, the mentioned guidelines are not part […]Read More

NGOCCR BEAMONS LOW BUDGET ALLOCATION TOWARDS CHILD PROTECTION

Reported by Kenson McCloud NGO- Coalition on Child Rights has bemoaned low budget allocation towards child protection in the 2020/2021 financial year. This was disclosed during an engagement meeting with members of parliamentary committee on social and community affairs aimed at scrutinizing allocations towards child development. Speaking to Timveni News Desk on the sidelines of […]Read More

PRINCIPAL GOES ROGUE WITH STUDENTS MONEY

Reported by Esther Manduwa Over 40 form four students are at risk of not sitting for the Malawi School Certificate of Education Examinations after their principal at Saint Kizito Secondary School in Mtandire township in Lilongwe has gone missing with their examination fees. According to the concerned students, their principal who is only known as […]Read More

PLAN PUMP IN K30 MILLION TO ASSIST IN 1 MILLION

The Ministry of Labour has reiterated the need to engage young people in its quest to create One Million jobs. Deputy Minister of Labour Vera Kamtukule said this during Monday’s signing ceremony of a memorandum of understanding between the Ministry and Plan International Malawi. Plan International Malawi has partnered the ministry in two thematic areas […]Read More

MTC WORRIES OVER BUDGET SNUB

The Malawi Tourism Council has expressed concern over the omission of the tourism industry as a growth sector in the 2020/2021 national budget. Speaking to Timveni, council chairperson Jones Malili said the tourism sector requires top priority to drive the economy. Meanwhile, Malili says the council will sit down with government to consider providing financial […]Read More

EXPERTS EXPRESS OPTIMISM OVER CHAKWERA’S VISIT TO ZAMBIA

The Polytechnic based economic expert Betchani TcherenisaysPresident Lazarus Chakwera’s maiden state visit to Zambia this week is economically viable to Malawi.  Speaking to Timveni, Tchereni said the two neighbors have rich bilateral ties hence the one-day trip will further boost trade between Lilongwe and Lusaka.   According to Tchereni, Malawi stands to benefit from the […]Read More

MALAWI ECONOMY TO BENEFIT FROM UPLIFTING OF COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

A Chancellor Collage based economic expert has said Malawi’s economy stands to benefit a lot following South Africa’s easing of its lockdown.  Among other measures, Pretoria is reopening its borders to international travel which Professor Ben Kalua says is vital for recovery of Malawi’s economy. Speaking to Timveni, Kalua said Malawi will be able to […]Read More