Chancellor College students to seek court injunction against closure

Students Union of Chancellor College (SUCC) is contemplating on seeking an injunction at the High Court on Friday against the closure of the College. The move comes amidst rumours that the university council is planning ....

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Poly resolves to boycott classes

Students the Polytechnic are set to start indefinitely boycotting classes on Monday, 6th May in protest against low upkeep allowances. The boycott comes as a response to President Joyce Banda's refusal to increase the monthly ....

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Poly Student Union President Denies Bribe Allegations; Vows to Keep Fighting

Poly Student Union President Wakisa Simukonda has denied receiving bribes from PP Officials aimed at silencing them in their fight in which they are asking government to raise upkeep allowances for students. Speaking to the ....

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Malawi encourages girls to embark on ICT careers

Malawi, through the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA), has expressed its commitment to involving girls in the ICT sector. In an event at the St. Mary’s Girls Secondary School in Zomba district to mark world ....

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Malawi Plans First Islamic University

Seeking to promote modern education among Muslims and reduce stampede for university places, Malawi is planning to open the country’s first Islamic university for students interested in studying Islam. “We all have the common purpose ....

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Joyce Banda has bigger problems than Madonna

President has proved willing to comply with the demands of western donors, but the people she governs are not impressed. The historian Margery Perham once wrote that "the basic difficulty" with the British colonial technique of indirect ....

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Malawi: Presidents, Pop Stars and the ‘White Savior’ Complex

It started out as a disagreement over definitions – can a classroom block be considered a school? – and soon escalated into a war of words between President Joyce Banda of Malawi and American pop ....

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Govt urged to introduce incentives that will encourage female teachers to teach in remote areas

Education activists have urged government to introduce incentives that will encourage female teachers to teach in remote areas. The plea was made by Civil Society Education Coalition CSEC executive director Benedicto Kondowe as the ministry ....

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Malawi educationists impressed with girls’ enrollment in Karonga

There is hope that girls’ enrolment in primary schools in the Malawi’s northern region district of Karonga   will increase courtesy of Gender Responsive Pedagogy, an initiative of Forum for African Women Educationalist in Malawi (FAWEMA). This ....

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Malawi Pres. Joyce Banda’s BBC Focus on Africa interview: Transcript

BBC—Madam President, who is in charge of Malawi? JB—The Malawians are taking decisions about their own destiny. What has happened is that in order for our donors to come back, we needed IMF [International Monetary ....

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Chikwawa Police nab 7 students for assaulting fellow student

Police in Chikhwawa on Wednesday arrested seven Form Four students from Chikhwawa secondary school for assaulting a fellow student whom they accused of stealing a golf shirt. Police say the assaulted student, Andrelelo Mako, washed ....

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Govt should bail out Malawi College of Health Sciences not just arresting politicians

Malawi College of Health Sciences is sailing through troubled waters as govt is failing to fund the college despite it being a govt subverted institution.For the past three 3 months the college has been struggling ....

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