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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Chilima promises K40bn entrepreneurship fund: Malawi VP breaks down on ‘one million jobs’ pledge

Vice-President Saulos Chilima has said his United Transformation Movement (UTM) administration will launch a K40 billion entrepreneurship fund with K200 000 loan ceiling to 200 000 people to spur employment as part of his pledge...

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