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MUST Pleads for More Hostels and Staff Houses

Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST) Vice Chancellor Professor Address Malata says the University needs more hostels and staff houses to meet their dream of increasing enrolment.

Men Dominate TB Patients

The National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Elimination Program (NTLP) says 61 percent of 14, 000 national cases of Tuberculosis (TB) involve men with 39 percent of the patients being women.

Couple Constructs ECD Center in Lilongwe

Over 100 children from group village headman Kumwandama in Lilongwe are privileged to have quality access to early childhood development, thanks to a Malawian couple based in America.

Matandani Technical College Accused of Flouting Labour Laws

Workers at Matandani Technical College in Neno district have faulted the school’s managers of violating labour laws by among other things terminating contracts without notice and favoritism.

2, 125 Children Leave School in Neno

Education authorities in Neno district say a total of 2, 125 children have dropped out of school this year due to among other things child labour and neglect, discrimination based on physical challenges, forced marriages and poor school facilities.

Man Sentenced to 10 Years IHL for Buggery

Mangochi Senior Resident Magistrate's Court on Tuesday June 28, 2022, convicted and sentenced, Austin Cleartone, 25, to 10-years imprisonment with hard labour (IHL) for having sexual intercourse against the order of the nature with another man in prison.

Forestry Department to Find Lasting Solution - Nkondetseni

The Department of Forestry says it is still working to find lasting solutions to protect Mulanje Mountain Forest Reserve and part of Michesi Forest in Phalombe from encroachers who have depleted the reserves with various human activities.

State House Workers Seek Injunction

96 permanent state house workers have applied for an injunction at the Industrial Relations Court to stop their employer from transferring them to other government institutions.

COWUMA Fears Job Losses at MTL

The Communication Workers Union of Malawi (COWUMA) has expressed fear of job losses at Malawi Telecommunication Limited (MTL).

TLAC Meeting Delays Minimum Wage Discussion

Employers in the country say delay by government to call for a Tripartite Labor Advisory Council (TLAC) meeting is deterring them from discussing minimum wage for employees.

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