Tags : youth development

MADOLO OJAKA PARTNERS WITH UNIVERSITIES IN THE FIGHT AGAINST GBV

By Jecina Chikwelete The National Youth Council of Malawi has partnered with youth groups in tertiary institutions and various organizations in its Madolo Ojaka project. NYCOM launched the program last year to take males on board in fighting gender based violence against girls and women. In an interview with NYCOM Communications and Advocacy Officer Kate Kujaliwa […]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

SMOOTH START TO NEEF

By Aamon Butao Government says the resumption of loan disbursement by the rebranded National Economic Empowerment Fund Limited—NEEF has started smoothly. NEEF, which replaced the Malawi Enterprise Development Fund—MEDEF, resumed operations on Tuesday following suspension of loan disbursement over maladministration concerns.  Speaking to Timveni, Treasury Spokesperson Williams Banda said NEEF is currently recruiting individuals and […]Read More

YOUTH UNIMPRESSED WITH BUDGET

By Meclina Chirwa Youth under the banner Youth Decide Campaign have deplored low budget funding to the Ministry of Youth, National Youth Council of Malawi (Nycom) and the Students Loans Board saying it is an insult to the youth who make up at least 70 percent of the country's population. Youth Decide Campaign Team Leader, […]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

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