Chief Kilipula of Karonga has vowed to sack village heads following revelations that 36 girls from three secondary schools quit school for marriage last year. Kilipula said it was painful and unacceptable that despite efforts to keep girls in school, some parents push them to marry as village heads look on. The dropouts include 16 girls from Ngerenge Community Day Secondary School (CDSS), 18 from Providence Private School and two from Kaporo CDSS. Karonga Police officer in charge Sekani Tembo urged communities to report these criminal marriages
It is with great sadness that we report the tragic loss of a young student at Kamuzu Academy in Kasungu.…
Shocking Crime: 24-year-old man sentenced to prison for attempting to sell his own uncle into slavery
In a shocking and heinous crime, a 24-year-old man in Nkhotakota has been convicted and sentenced to serve a year…
Malawi Human Rights Commission investigates arrest of Anti-Corruption Bureau Director Martha Chizuma
The Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC) has launched an investigation into the arrest of Martha Chizuma, Director of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), following a complaint from Chizuma that her human rights were violated during her arrest. The MHRC has called on the general public to furnish the commission with information to assist in its investigation.