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OSISA invites grant applications for 2016

OSISA invites proposals from civil society, community or state actors from the region for the following programme priority areas:  – Human Rights, Access to Justice and the Rule of Law Democracy and Governance Social and Economic Justice Natural Resources Governance Youth Arts and Culture Women’s Rights To apply, organisations and entities operating and registered in southern Africa need to complete …

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Whether Political Parties Should Disclose Their Sources of Funding

Recently, one of the country’s political commentators Dr Henry Chingaipe suggested government that should put a law that will force political parties to disclose their sources of funding as one way of ensuring transparency and accountability. If one was to put Chingaipe’s remarks under the microscope, one tends to agree with him that indeed that political parties owes Malawians a …

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Massive Deforestation posing threat to Malawi’s Tourism

As the country is struggling to find other sources of earning foreign earnings apart from tobacco the country’s tourism industry is also under threat due to massive deforestation which rampant in most areas. Most mountains, game reserves and national parks are under threat by people who are cutting trees for charcoal and in search for land for land for settlement. …

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Concerned Youth Organization in Service Charter Promotion Campaign

Concerned Youth Organization (CYO) a local non–profit organization whose mission is to empower the youth towards sustainable development has embarked on a project called Promoting Citizen Participation and Implementation of the Service Charter. Harvey Chimaliro, Executive Director for the organization says that the purpose of the project is to promote citizen awareness about the Service Charter so that they are …

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AMRA Promises More Aid for Suffering Malawians

Asian Muslim Relief Aid (AMRA) has reaffirmed its commitment to continue helping the less privileged people in Malawi. One of the organization’s executive committee member Makbul Latif disclosed this to Malawi Muslim website in an exclusive interview. He said the organization has been helping people that are in need of help in many parts of the country for the past …

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Goverment’s Decision on FISP to Affect the Poor

Recently, it was reported in the media that government has to raise an extra an additional MK13 billion on top of the initial budget of MK40 billion for Farm Input Subsidy Programme (FISP) following the depreciation of the local currency the Kwacha against the US Dollar, a development which is exerting pressure on the National Budget. In May this year …

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