Malawi Institute of Journalism

Promoting Media Independence and Professionalism




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Mzuzu Police station is keeping in custody a man for allegedly killing his friend over 100 kwacha at Zigwagwa Market in Mzuzu City.

According to a press statement released by Mzuzu Police Station, the suspect, Garden Soko, 28 years old had a quarrel with Nelson Ndhlovu aged Read more

By Augustine Kambuzi Banda

The Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP) of Mzuzu Diocese recently rescued 46 under aged girls from early marriages in Mzimba District through Women and Girls Rights and Access to Justice Project.

In an interview, CCJP Coordinator Arnold Msimuko said the project Read more

By Augustine Kambuzi Banda

Catholic Reverend Bishop John Alphonsus Ryan of Mzuzu Diocese has appealed to all Malawians to take a leading role in conserving the environment.

Speaking at his homily at St Patrick’s Seminary in Rumphi during the Eucharistic celebration of St Patrick, the patron saint Read more

By Norah Phiri

Tikwere, a radio program is part of an effort to improve the teaching and learning conditions in early  classes in Malawi primary schools. In addition to that it also supports  and reinforces  the introduction of the new Primary Curriculum and Assessment Reform(PCAR).


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By Blessings Kaunda

A Head teacher, and Chairperson of Kambulaudzu Primary School are being accused of misplacing about two million kwacha meant for school development. The school has no quality student blocks, toilets, and teachers’ houses.

The school is in Kabuwa zone among five other schools. Kambulaudzu Read more


A 35 year-old woman and her children are leaving in pathetic life following last year’s heavy rains that collapsed many houses, leaving some dead in Mzuzu.

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The woman, Agness Mnkhondya, whose part of the house collapsed due to the heavy rains resides Read more

By Wellngton Mtengula (citizen journalist)

Chibavi Primary School in Mzuzu will soon be using biogas, new technology for cooking porridge for learners at the school. The technology has been implemented with support from The Centre for Community Organization Development (CCOD) and Mzuzu University through Read more

By Thomas Kachere
Its six years now since Robert Chasowa, a Fourth Year Mechanical Engineering Student at Malawi Polytechnic died mysteriously on 24 September, 2011.

The Malawi Police Service says it has submitted a report to the Justice and Constitutional Affairs Ministry on the probe of the murder Read more

By Levison Chiumya

Scores of people around Masasa suburb in the outskirts of Mzuzu City are facing food shortages and other relief materials, MIJ can reveal. The revelations come during a recent visit by Social Organization Society (SOS) when it was donating assorted food Read more