MSCE exams will not be re-administered despite leakage

The Malawi government said Wednesday that irregularities that rocked the 2012 Malawi School Certificate of Education in July were so minimal to warrant...

Polytechnic strike costs K92 milllion and counting

The strike by lecturers at the Malawi Polytechnic College in Blantyre—a constituent college of the University of Malawi, is becoming costly on taxpayers...

Bunda College to open mid September

Bunda College of Agriculture in Lilongwe is expected to open mid September; one month after the school was closed following disagreements between students...

Poly students riot over 5 week lecturers’ strike

Students of the University of Malawi’s Polytechnic rioted on Monday after being frustrated by a five week strike by their lecturers. The college’s...

Children still in initiation camps as schools open

As first term for the 2012/2013 school year opened on Monday, reports are rife that several children in some parts of Malawi...

MANEB providing a disservice to the nation by withholding results

Pupils who sat for the Junior Certificate of Education (JCE) and the Primary School Leaving Certificate of Education (PSLCE) examinations earlier this year...

Chanco lecturers resolve to strike, as Poly lecturers, Unima support staff...

Chancellor College, the largest of the University of Malawi colleges, may not open next month due to an impending industrial action by its...

Poly students will not demonstrate against lecturers’ strike

Students of the University of Malawi’s polytechnic resolved not to demonstrate on Friday against a continued strike by their lecturers. The decision was made...

Govt tells university to reduce sponsored students

Malawi Government has advised the University of Malawi (Unima) to reduce State-sponsored students to 900 to enable the institution manage its subvention following...

Kaphuka suspends genius of Mulanje pirate radio

A Mulanje-based boy Gabriel Kondesi, who was arrested after setting up a pirate radio in his village in 2009, has been suspended from...

University lecturers give 21 days notice for industrial action

Lecturers at the self-declared home of academic freedom, the Chancellor College (Chanco), have declared dispute, giving government 21 days to resolve disagreements over...

Poly students worry of academic calender disruption

The academic calendar of the Polytechnic, a constituent college of the University of Malawi in Blantyre, faces an immediate crisis as students have...

University of Malawi students file a US$212,000 lawsuit against the university...

University of Malawi students have sued the institution’s council for losses they incurred during an eight-month academic freedom protest by lecturers, who have...

President Joyce Banda to become Chancellor of Mzuzu University

Malawi President Joyce Banda will in two weeks time become Chancellor of the Mzuzu University (Mzuni), it has been disclosed. Making the announcement,...

UNIMA Lecturers strike continues as government says is looking into the...

Lecturers at of the University of Malawi (UNIMA) strike which started on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 is still going on as reports indicate...

Of Malawi schools and children with disabilities

Children with disabilities in Malawi are often discriminated against and denied access to an education. The SOS School in Lilongwe, Malawi, incorporates a...

UNIMA lecturers threaten strike, demand 113% salary increment

Lecturers of the University of Malawi (UNIMA) on Monday threatened to take an industrial action against their employers if their demand for a...

Bunda students sent packing at gun point

Bunda College authorities on Friday had to invite armed police to enforce a one hour ultimatum for students to leave the campus after...