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Police stop Chanco demos

Police in Zomba yesterday stopped Chancellor College students from going to the streets for protests to push government to increase their upkeep allowances. Eastern Region Police spokesperson Thomeck Nyaude said in an interview the planned protests were illegal. Said Nyaude: “There was no communication that the students had applied to the district commissioner’s office, which…

UNIMA support staff down tools, demands 45% pay rise

Support staff at the University of Malawi (Unima), which comprises Chancellor College, the Polytechnic and College of Medicine on Thursday started strike aimed at forcing government to give them 45 percent salary increase. The strike follows that from the judiciary, while parliament and the Anti Corruption Bureau have threatened to down tools as well. A…

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