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DMI St. John the Baptist University on Wednesday awarded diplomas and degrees to 658 students who have finished their studies in various programmes, a development that spells out more pressure on government and the private sector to create jobs to accommodate fresh graduates.

Government is committed to creating a safe, peaceful, secure and friendly environment in which womenโ€™s talents can flourish and enable them to contribute to national building, Gender and Child Development Minister Inonge Wina has said.

Head of the Catholic Church in Malawi, Archbishop Thomas Msusa of the Archdiocese of Blantyre has expressed concern over Malawiโ€™s failure to utilize the available and rich natural resources the country has in order to realise integral human development.

DMI St. Joseph Global School celebrated IWD by conducting various programmes for the women teachers of the school. Rev. Sr. Rosa Mary, administrator, in her address, exhorted the women to “add wings to their ambition and aspirations”. She further cautioned the women to be wary of bullying and other atrocities against women, she added. (Please see the last section of the news)

Amid increase in crime rate in Malawi, a fifth year student from DMI-St John the Baptist University has developed a security system that detects criminal activity in locations.

Wahda Ally Malema was 17, broke and alone when she failed to continue with her studies in Form Two where her parents told her clearly that they did not have the ability to sponsor her education further. Without many options, she contacted her sister in Dar es Salaam who advised her to travel from Lindi to the commercial city for work, so at the end, she found herself employed as a housemaid for a client connected by her sister.

DMI St. John Baptist University has offered a 35 per cent scholarship to serving police officers and a 25 per cent to the spouses and children in the Malawi Police Service (MPS).

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