Malawi Launches Construction of Five China-Aided Community Colleges

By Trouble Ziba

Zomba — Government finally launched the construction of the five community technical colleges on Saturday in Traditional Authority Nkagula in Zomba which will be constructed across the country to the tune of K8.9 billion.

The technical colleges will be built under the China- Aided Project for Malawi Community Technical Colleges in Mzimba, Ntcheu, Zomba, Mulanje and Nsanje districts.

Speaking during the official laying of the Foundation Stone of Sakata Community Technical College in Zomba-Nsondole, Minister of Labour, Youth, Sports and Manpower Development, Grace Chiumia, said with the youth comprising about 70 per cent of Malawi's population, the only way to empower them was to train them in various skills.