Written by MARAVIPOST
LILONGWE (MaraPost) — The Minister of Agriculture and Food Security Dr. James Munthali has contended that the nation is currently stocking over 2500 metric tonnes of maize in its silos.
This follows reports indicating that the country does not have enough maize in its strategic grain silos in Lilongwe.
But speaking after visiting Chilambula Admarc depot in Lilongwe, Munthali said there is enough maize in the country and that people should not despair.
Written by MANA/MARAVIPOST
Lilongwe, December 4, 2013: Minister of Education Science and Technology, Dr. Lucious Kanyumba has disclosed that officials from his Ministry and Vice Chancellors of University of Malawi and Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources ( LUANAR) will hold a meeting next week to deliberate on what could have been the reason for the withdrawal of such high number of students.
Chancellor College withdrew 116 Students and LUANAR 200 in the last two weeks after failing to satisfy college requirements.
Written by IMF
November 20, 2013 A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Mr. Tsidi Tsikata, visited Lilongwe from November 5 to 20, 2013, to conduct discussions for the third and fourth reviews under Malawi’s Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement.1 The mission met Her Excellency President Joyce Banda, Minister of Finance Maxwell Mkwezalamba, Governor Charles Chuka (Reserve Bank of Malawi), Chief Secretary Hawa Ndilowe (Office of the President and Cabinet), Secretary to the Treasury Newby Kumwembe, Attorney General Anthony Kamanga, other senior government and RBM officials, as well as development partners, and representatives of civil society and the private sector. The mission expresses its gratitude for the constructive spirit in which discussions with the authorities and all stakeholders were held.
Written by OSISA
Johannesburg, 2 December – While numerous studies have proven how critical early childhood development and education (ECDE) is for a child’s development, the vast majority of children in southern Africa have no access to any of these services.
Considerable progress has been made in the past few years as governments, civil society organisations, academic institutions and private sector companies have come together – with support from the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) and the Open Society Foundations Early Childhood Programme (ECP) – to ensure that more children benefit from ECDE.
Written by MARAPOST/MANA
Lilongwe, November 21, 2013, (Marapost/Mana) Government has described as unfair to assume that the President has been reluctant in the fight against corruption saying President Banda’s actions have since surpassed all her predecessors’ records.
In a media statement released through the Ministry of Information on November 20, 2013, Government said there were misrepresentations of facts and issues that dominated the social electronic media particularly the face-book.