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Religious groups team up with Malawi Government to launch violence against children campaign

Reverend Gilford MatongaArticle By: Lloyd M’bwana

The Malawi Interfaith AIDS Association (MIAA) in conjunction with government through Ministry of Gender, Disability and Social Welfare has launched the new campaign on violence against children which is expected to be scaled up across the nation.

The campaign launch comes barely three weeks after this year’s (2015) United Nation Development Programm (UNDP) Gender Equality Index Report ranked Malawi 170 out of 187 countries globally with several cases on children right violation which needs urgent attention.

TB Joshua, Joseph Babalola listed among World’s most famous Prophets

TB JoshuaTwo Nigerians have been included in a list compiled by American website www.ranker.com detailing the most famous ‘prophets’ in history.

T.B. Joshua, Pastor of The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) was included at number 15 while Joseph Ayo Babalola, the founder of Christ Apostolic Church (CAC), made it to 36.

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Malawi: Domestic workers denied a childhood and exposed to violence

Malawi Domestic workerArticle By Madalitso Kateta

 

Blantyre, 12 December: Mercy wakes up at 03.00 every morning to start her domestic chores.  Despite only being 14-years-old, Mercy* is at the centre of the domestic duties at the home where she works.

 

Her “madam” or boss gets up three hours later at 06.00 to demand a progress report of the morning preparations before her children go to school.  At her age, Mercy should also be in school, but this AIDS orphan from Neno has to work in the commercial capital of Blantyre to support her two siblings and 89-year-old grandmother back home.

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Kasasa Private Primary School Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Calls for Quality Education

DignatiriesBy Godfrey Chakawera Munthali

Kasasa Private Primary School last Saturday celebrated its 20th anniversary at Kasasa Club in Dwangwa, Nkhotakota with calls on teachers to work hard and encourage competitive spirit amongst learners in order to boost quality education at the school.

 

Speaking at the function, the guest of honour, Wilfred Chakanika, called upon teachers to work very hard and instill the spirit of competitiveness in the learners at the school.

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  10. Despite detractors First Lady Getrude Mutharika continues her efforts in support of Malawian causes
  11. Oxfam calls for realistic policy formulations to address arduous inequality in Malawi
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  13. Statement by President Peter Mutharika at the Commonwealth Business Forum
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