Luanar fees disparity sparks outrage

Discrepancies in tuition fees at Bunda and Natural Resources College – NRC, under the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (Luanar), have sparked an outrage as guardians are questioning its justification. Malawi News understands that the students were on 2017/18 selection list by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE). One of the students’ […]

Chartered Institute of Marketing drills marketers

The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) has described its first refill workshop held in Blantyre last week as successful. CIM Publicist, Isabel Kachinjika, said the refill workshops are aimed at sharpening the skills of marketers across the country. “The response was phenomenal. There was a good turnout and the participants voiced their satisfaction with the […]

Cotton growers benefit from drought insurance

Over 35 cotton growers in the country have benefitted from a Drought Input Insurance that United General Insurance Company (UGI) signed with one of the country’s cotton industry players, Afrisian. The drought insurance is designed to hedge cotton growers against harsh weather conditions during a growing season. On Tuesday, UGI paid out K2.748 million to […]

New UN Resident Coordinator starts work

New Resident Coordinator of the United Nations and Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Maria Jose Torres Macho, officially started working in the country yesterday after presenting her letters of credence to President Peter Mutharika. Torres Macho replaces Mia Seppo, who completed her mission to Malawi in September last year. A statement […]

Government expects Nalikule to improve education

The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology is expecting the newly-opened Nalikule Teachers’ Training College to reduce the problem of Science teachers in the country. Chief Education Officer for Higher Education in the ministry, Rose Kalizang’oma, said this on Wednesday in Lilongwe when officials from Japanese International Cooperation Agency (Jica) visited the college. Kalizang’oma said […]

MPs accuse MCP of plotting to impeach Speaker Richard Msowoya

Lawmakers on Monday started the meeting for the mid-term budget review accusing the main opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) of trying to impeach Speaker of the National Assembly, Richard Msowoya Msowoya, who is MCP vice president, is at daggers drawn with his president Lazarous Chakwera and the party’s National Executive Committee, which has labelled him […]

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