UTM blames high unemployment to bad governance: Njawala says Malawi youths forced into economic migration

The newly-registered political party UTM, has blamed soaring unemployment rate in the country on bad governance by the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). Addressing a rally in Blantyre’s Chirimba Township on Sunday, UTM’s inspiring Member...

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Widespread poverty and unemployment fuels drug abuse – Official

Malawi government has attributed increased cases of drug abuse to high level of unemployment and  widespread poverty. Ministry of Home Affairs and Internal Security Chief Director, Hudson Mankhwala, said this during the 2018/19 JTI Leaf Company Employment...

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Malawi govt recruits 2 227 graduate interns:  Roll out K4.8 bn programme to curb youth unemployment

Government has rolled out K4.8 billion internship programme in various ministries and parastals which will and so far 2,227 youths have been recruited  to curb youth unemployment. Minister of Labour Francis Kasaila announced this on...

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Joyce Banda says creation of 1 million jobs possible: ‘Let Malawians not be doubting Thomases’

Malawi’s immediate past president Joyce Banda says it is possible to create one million jobs in the country within a year but said the problem is that there are many pessimists in Malawi. Speaking in...

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