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Malawi: Top Referee Picked For CAF Women’s Football Tourney

Malawi: Top Referee Picked For CAF Women’s Football Tourney

Malawi’s top Fifa assistant referee Bernadettar Kwimbira Mzika has made the cut for the 10 Africa Cup of Nations women’s football officiating panel to be held in Cameroon from 19 November to December 3. Kwimbira Mzika is among a list of 14 assistant referees and 11 referees for the tournament. The former athlete, who returned […]

Malawi First Lady Commits To Girl Child Nutrition Improvement

Malawi First Lady Commits To Girl Child Nutrition Improvement

First lady Dr Gertrude Mutharika Wednesday renewed her commitment to the girl child education by improving nutrition among them. She said this in Lilongwe during the official opening of the second 2016 International Food and Nutrition Research dissemination conference. “As I was listened to the presentation on how increased girl education is linked to improved […]

African Women Scale Heights in Land Rights Protest

African Women Scale Heights in Land Rights Protest

Rojaina and her children used to live in a brick house in a small village in rural Malawi. After a coal mine started operating nearby, she was told to leave her house as the land was needed for mining. Rojaina and her children were given little money to build a new home and she received […]

Malawi: 33 Percent Of Girls Drop Out Of Schools

Malawi: 33 Percent Of Girls Drop Out Of Schools

Education minister Emmanuel Fabiano has expressed concern over the high rate of school drop out by girls. Fabiano said it is alarming that 33 per cent of girls drop out of school despite efforts by both the government and other players to keep the girls in school. Malawi on Tuesday commemorated the Girl Child Day. […]

Malawi: Tribute to Mary Nangwale – Malawi’s First Woman Police Chief

Malawi: Tribute to Mary Nangwale – Malawi’s First Woman Police Chief

While death is a sad blow, the traits we draw in life are worth knitting a standing celebratory story. Yes, a chronicle of motivation, inspiration, reflection and meditation as the circus cycle of life keeps rolling. Mary Nangwale, the former Inspector General of the Malawi Police Service, was a woman and a half. Her life, […]

Northern Region Water Board Donates K1.5 Million to First Lady’s Beautify Malawi Trust

Northern Region Water Board Donates K1.5 Million to First Lady’s Beautify Malawi Trust

The Northern Region Water Board (NRWB) on Monday donated MK1.5 Million to Beautify Malawi Trust (BEAM) for the education of a girl child. The financial support complements to the trust’s efforts of ensuring that girls particularly the vulnerable complete their education and by that way, fulfill their dreams and aspirations. Speaking after receiving the cheque […]

Malawi: Widows Of Hope Africa Urges Malawi Widows To Be Independent

Malawi: Widows Of Hope Africa Urges Malawi Widows To Be Independent

Lilongwe based local charity organisation, Widow’s Hope Africa has urged the country’s widows to be independent. Widows of Hope Africa director, Elizabeth Banda was speaking in Lilongwe during the training session of widows based in the area of Chinsapo in Lilongwe. “As widows, you can venture into business and live a successful life without begging, […]

Malawi: Police Arrest 2 After Death of Boy in Circumcision Camp

Malawi: Police Arrest 2 After Death of Boy in Circumcision Camp

Malawi Police in Kasungu have arrested an 85 year old man and his 69 year old accomplice following the death of a 13 year old boy in a Yao circumcision camp popularly known as Ndagala. Kasungu police spokesperson Edna Mzingwitsa confirmed the arrest of Jeke Weremu and Asina Asauka suspected to have been people behind […]

A Woman’s Right To Her Real Estate

I want to talk about the Malawian “Hyena” issue. Actually, I want to SCREAM!!! I was shocked beyond words to read that a man in 2016 takes pride in having the ‘job’ to deflower young girls as part of a rite of passage into womanhood. This man isn’t developing a cure for the world’s dreaded diseases […]

President Mutharika Orders Arrest of HIV-Infected Man Paid to Devirginise Girls in Malawi

President Mutharika Orders Arrest of HIV-Infected Man Paid to Devirginise Girls in Malawi

Malawi President Peter Mutharika has ordered the arrest of Eric Aniva, an HIV-infected man in Nsanje district of the southern Malawi who has the job of devirginising girls who had just their first menstruation. Aniva, a Malawian in his forties, is what’s known as a ‘hyena’ – a man paid to have sex with young […]