Category Archives: Human Rights

Treating child marriage as defilement

Blantyre: Section 81 of the Child Care, Protection and Justice Act, offers protection of children from forced marriage or betrothal whereas section 22 of the newly amended constitution restricts any person under 18 from marrying.

Nonetheless, the law seems not …

Mangochi religious leaders, chiefs embrace 50:50 campaign

Mangochi: Religious leaders and chiefs in Mangochi have pledged to support the 50:50 campaign ahead of May 2019 tripartite elections saying neither religious teachings nor cultural beliefs stop women from rising to high positions in politics.

The leaders made the …

Mangochi religious leaders, chiefs embrace 50:50 campaign

Mangochi: Religious leaders and chiefs in Mangochi have pledged to support the 50:50 campaign ahead of May 2019 tripartite elections saying neither religious teachings nor cultural beliefs stop women from rising to high positions in politics.

The leaders made the …

Vote to shape the country

Lilongwe: Catholic members in Lilongwe have been advised to view the May 2019 elections a cardinal point of reshaping the future of the country.

Archbishop for Lilongwe Archdiocese, Bishop Tarsizius Ziyaye gave the advice Saturday at Area 2 in Lilongwe …

Government to introduce own commercial bank

Balaka: Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, Goodall Gondwe on Wednesday disclosed that plans are at an advanced stage for the government to establish its own commercial bank.

Gondwe said before the month of November ends, President Professor Peter …