Tags : Timveni

ILLIGAL MINING COSTS A BOY’S LIFE

By Johans Mumba A boy aged 14 has been crushed to death in Kasungu district after a rock fell on him whilst trying to extract gold at a mine.  The district’s Police spokesperson Harry Namwaza has told Timveni News Desk that Godfrey Nyoni died upon arrival at hospital where he was rushed to after the […]Read More

KACHALE HAILS MEDIA

By Emma Zawanda Chairperson of the Malawi Electoral Commission Justice Dr Chifundo Kachale has hailed the media for their role in the past two elections. Dr Kachale made the remarks Tuesday when opening the National Conference with all media managers and relevant stakeholders to reflect and review how the media performed during the past two […]Read More

MISSED OPPORTUNITY

By Meclina Chirwa Women rights activist Barbra Banda says President Lazarus Chakwera has missed an opportunity of achieving the 50-50 campaign. Banda was reacting to President Chakwera’s stand on his recent appointment of boards for parastatal organizations when asked during his marking of one hundred days in office.   According to Chakwera, women activists should […]Read More

FOR THE LOVE OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILLITIES

By Aamon Butao Second Lady Mary Chilima has highlighted the plight of mothers of children with disabilities saying they do not deserve to bear gender-based violence.  Madam Chilima said she is saddened to learn that some men are abandoning responsibility of looking after children with disabilities. Speaking at a tea party organized by Full Armour […]Read More

CHAKWERA CLOCKS 100 DAYS

By Franklin Mtambalika President Lazarus Chakwera says thirty-five priority areas have helped save Malawi from self-enrichment that characterized the former Democratic Progressive Party regime. Chakwera highlighted the points on Monday during the Weekly Presidential brief marking One hundred days of Tonse Alliance government.  The President said his main focus has been putting together a solid […]Read More

SAVED BY THE GOATS

By Pemphero Malimba Action Aid has embarked on livestock pass on campaign valued at K4 Million with an aim of stamping out gender-based violence in Dedza district. The project is projected to reach out to over 200 women in the coming years.  Through the Kasumbu Women Forum, Action Aid is set to distribute 45 goats […]Read More

IMPROVE YOUTH WELFARE

By Esther Manduwa As President Lazarus Chakwera reaches 100 days in office, a youth rights activist has asked government to meet with young people and discuss how to improve welfare of youths.  Lucky Mbewe said government failed to engage young people in such a process within the traditional one hundred days in power. Mbewe said […]Read More

ENGANGE STAKEHOLDERS

By Johans Mumba An activist fighting for girls’ rights has urged the First Lady Monica Chakwera to coordinate with other stakeholders in running her Shaping Our Future Foundation.  Memory Banda made the remarks following last Friday’s official launch of the foundation which focuses on promoting young women in rural areas and street connected children. Speaking […]Read More

CYBER BULLYING DRIVES GIRLS OFFLINE

By Kenson McCloud Plan International Malawi has called on government to implement laws specifically dealing with online gender based violence and delivery of justice for girls who are victims of cyber bullying.  The call comes against a background of research findings that Fifty-Eight percent of girls and women are subjected to harassment via the internet. […]Read More

TIMVENI REWARDS OUTSTANDING STUDENTS

By Kenson McCloud Timveni, Child and Youth Media Organization through the 18+ Media Plus Project has donated items worth Two Million Kwacha to three outstanding students from Nankhungo CDSS to assist them in their tertiary education. The two female and male students have been selected to different public universities after excelling with flying colors in […]Read More