Trainee teachers threatens to go on strike

Education expert Limbani Nsapato has spoken of the need for the Ministry of Education Science and Technology-MoEST to plan properly and execute plans such as the posting of trained teachers in time to avoid undue delays and promote efficiency in the system. Nsapato who is Coordinator of Africa Network Campaign on Education for All-(ANCEFA) based…

‘Reinstate SADC Tribunal’

The Coalition for an effective SADC Tribunal has called on heads of state to uphold the rule of law and human rights in the region by reinstating the SADC Tribunal. In a statement released on the eve of the SADC Heads of State Summit on Sunday the coalition which has so far 19 civil society organizations supporting…

Stop manipulating women, warns Kaliati

  Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare Patricia Kaliati has warned men against manipulating and duping women in the name of love. Kaliati sounded the warning Friday night in Blantyre during the launch of Professional Women Network -Prownet Blantyre Chapter. She described as unfortunate reports that some male managers still demand sex from female workers…

Update: Polytechnic authorities locked up in a meeting

The Malawi Polytechnic management is currently locked up in a meeting following the school’s closure on Wednesday evening. On Wednesday, students took to the streets over delays in allowances and police officers fired teargas canisters to disperse the students from the street and restore order. The situation forced management at the school to close the institution, ordering all…

NRB in pilot birth, death registration

The National Registration Bureau (NRB) has started the Universal and Compulsory Birth and Death Registration and Issuance of Certificates. The exercise started on August 1. According to NRB Public Relations Officer, a lot of people are flocking to the country’s district registration offices to have their birth certificates processed. “Currently we are electronically processing the…