Thu, 04 Aug 2022 06:39:21 GMT
Govt Stops Plans to 'Export' Unemployed Nurses
[VOA] Blantyre, Malawi -- Malawi's nurses' union is urging President Lazarus Chakwera to allow about 2,000 nurses to work in the United States and Saudi Arabia, after the government ordered the plan be stopped.

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 07:31:39 GMT
Malawi Government Gives U.S.$560 000 for Tourism Matching Grants
[Nyasa Times] Minister of Tourism Michael Usi has presented matching grants to 18 successful Tourism operators totalling over K400 million.

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 07:31:39 GMT
Few UTM Supporters Show Up for Demonstrations in Blantre
[Nyasa Times] Saulos Chilima's UTM must be groaning inwardly after the demonstrations they sponsored on Tuesday in Blantyre failed to live up to expectation.

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 07:31:38 GMT
Parastatal Boards Score Lowly
[Nyasa Times] Some commentators in the country have said the performance of boards of directors for the various government parastatals in the last three years leave a lot to be desired and have called on the authorities to revise the appointment crit...

Mon, 01 Aug 2022 16:37:18 GMT
Climate Change Is Putting Women & Girls At Greater Risk of Sexual Violence #AfricaClimateCrisis
[IPS] London -- It is often those least responsible for causing climate change that suffer the most from the impacts. And such is the case with women and girls in Malawi - one of the world's poorest and lowest carbon-emitting countries but ranked fif...

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Sat, 06 Aug 2022 06:00:01 +0000
Ports deal that sank
How government and Mota Engil failed Malawians on a 35-year Lake Malawi ports management agreement By Deogratias Mmana On March 14, 2012, government entered a concession deal with Mota Engil for the Portuguese firm to manage the country’s ports on ...

Sat, 06 Aug 2022 05:52:14 +0000
Petrol price drops by 2.63 percent
While saying the marginal change is a welcome move, consumer watchdog Cama urges caution on the part of public The Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (Mera) Friday announced a downward adjustment in petrol prices from K1999 to K1946 while maintaining...

Sat, 06 Aug 2022 05:47:52 +0000
False energy
The use of non-prohited Performance Enhancing Substance (PES) is high among elite football players as players from two Blantyre based Super League teams have been implicated, a study has revealed. The study titled ‘Prevalence of Performance Enhanci...

Sat, 06 Aug 2022 05:38:34 +0000
Climate change putting girls, women in Malawi at risk
Climate change exacerbates sexual and gender-based violence in numerous ways, pushing people further into poverty, enflaming conflict over depleting natural resources, forcing migration, and compounding pre-existing gender discrimination By Tsitsi Ma...

Sat, 06 Aug 2022 05:34:05 +0000
Malawi’s part in continental literature showcase
By Foster Benjamin: Classic, contemporary short stories do not come any better than the 56 tales in Voices that Sing Behind the Veil: Anthology of Short Stories from Africa and the Diaspora. The 684-page volume is edited by Ivor Agyeman-Duah, a Ghana...