Mzimba Ngonis for women empowerment

The Ngoni of Mzimba have expressed commitment to closely work with government to allow women get into leadership positions and be economically empowered as a way of dealing with Gender Based Violence. Speaking at the…


Government to hire 1,200 nurses

The Ministry of Health has said it is in the process of recruiting additional 1,200 nurses in order to address the shortage of healthcare staff in the country’s public hospitals. Minister responsible Atupele Muluzi told…




Sierra Leone mudslides kill hundreds

The desperate dig for survivors is resuming in Sierra Leone’s capital, after mudslides and floods claimed the lives of more than 300 people. Their homes in Freetown were engulfed after part of Sugar Loaf mountain…


Government admits failure to empower youths

Ministry of Labour, Youth, Sports and Manpower Development has confessed that most of its youth interventions are failing to guarantee youth empowerment in the country. Principal Secretary in the ministry Joseph Mwandidya told YFM online…


Experts call for civic education on national budget

Despite government through the Ministry of Finance putting effort in organizing pre-budget consultative meetings, experts are still expressing dissatisfaction over inadequate information among citizens on the national budget. The sentiments come amid reports that local…


Twenty dead in Burkina Faso terror attack

Twenty people have been killed and a number wounded in a terror attack in the centre of the capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, the government says. Gunmen opened fire on customers seated outside a restaurant,…