Tags : Youth empowerment

CYECE CALLS FOR INCLUSION OF YOUTH SUPPLIERS IN AIP

By Wilson Allan Phiri  Center for Youth Empowerment and Civic Education has expressed worry that government’s position to have sixty six percent bidding power from the private sector will have a huge bearing on the youth empowerment drive. The organization’s executive director Lucky Mbewe says failure to recognize youth as potential bidders in the supply […]Read More

CHAKWERA COMMITS TO EMPOWERING YOUTH THROUGH NEEF

 By Meclina Chirwa  President Lazarus Chakwera has reiterated Tonse Alliance government’s commitment towards empowering the youths through loan opportunities administered by the National Economic Empowerment Fund (NEEF) Limited. Chakwera was responding to a question from Member of Parliament for Machinga East Ester Jolobala who complained youths from the southern region are being sidelined in loan […]Read More

YOUTH ACTIVIST CAUTIONS NEEF AGAINST MISMANAGEMENT OF FUNDS

By Meclina Chirwa  Mismanagement of the National Economic Empowerment Fund(NEEF) Limited could cost government the youth support.  The caution, from youth rights commentator Lucky Mbewe, comes against a background of concerns from some youths that loans conditions under NEEF are not youth friendly.  Mbewe said, "The Tonse Alliance is repeating mistakes of the previous regime […]Read More

IOM TRAINS HUNDREDS OF YOUTH IN VOCATIONAL SKILLS

Youths along the lakeshore areas of Mangochi and Nkhotakota districts have saluted the United Nations’ migration agency for equipping them with vocational skills.  This follows the graduation of a total 257 youths, mainly returnees, after a three month training courtesy of the International Organization for Migration. One of the beneficiaries, Omar Tambala from Nkhotakota, said he […]Read More

YOUTH URGED TO USE SKILLS TO EMPOWER COMMUNITIES

  A call has been made in Mangochi for the country’s youth to unite their forces and collectively use their skills in developing their communities. The call was made during the launch of Out International, an Organisation which aims to connect Malawian youths with their peers in the United States of America. Mangochi is the […]Read More

TONSE FAILS TO DELIVER ON YOUTH EMPOWERMENT

By Meclina Chirwa Government has been challenged to walk the talk on youth empowerment efforts.  Lucky Mbewe, who is one of the country’s youth rights commentators, made the comments following accusations leveled against government for failing to leave up to campaign promises for Malawi’s young generation. "I side with those concerned about the unfulfilled pledges […]Read More

NYCOM TO SET UP YOUTH INNOVATION FUND

By Kenson McCloud The National Youth Council of Malawi says it will soon set up a Youth Innovation Fund with the aim of empowering young people acquire start-up capital for their business ventures. Speaking to Timveni, Chief Executive Officer for NYCOM, Dingiswayo Jere, said the fund will give the country’s youths an opportunity to access […]Read More