In support of the abolition of JCE and increased fees for Malawi public schools

As far as I am concerned, the abolition of JCE and the general review of fees for public educational institutions is the only bold and strategic decision that the Peter Mutharika and the DPP government have ever made since May 2014. And I say, Congratulations!!

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The benefits of abolishing JCE by far outweigh the cost of maintaining it. Those that are unhappy with the abolition have very good reasons and arguments, but what they are missing is that, what we benefit, even in terms of value, from JCE as a nation must substantially surpass the cost that our poor government annually invests in the Examinations.

And it is also highly imperative to consider the actual tradeoffs of spending hundreds of millions of tax on JCE, when we cannot afford decent salaries of the teachers, medicine, medical and educational facilities, etc, whose value outweighs JCE. Our economy is going through a delicate situation which needs serious fiscal thinking and proper prioritization.

I would like also to commend government for reviewing and raising tuition and boarding fees for public educational institutions and eliminating scholarships for tertiary institutions. This is a very brilliant fiscally sound and convenient decision.

It does not make sense for one of the poorest countries on earth, to be spending huge subsidies for public services. In as much as public services must be subsidized, this must be done with utmost caution and prudent calculations to avoid choking the growth of the economy as have always been the case.

Infact, government must seriously consider introducing some fees for public hospitals and clinics too. These are bold decisions that must be despite consequent political controversy which is inevitable when such decisions are made. Otherwise, how does a poor country finance huge subsidies? It does not make any economic sense, unless we are thinking politics.

However, government must also ensure that corruption and unnecessary spending are not tolerated at all levels and departments of government. Otherwise, the resources that will be saved through the new fiscal initiatives, will only end up in the pockets of selfish government employees and the elite of the ruling party.

So, come on Mutharika and DPP, fear and refrain from corruption and the systematic stealing of government resources through meaningless spending like taking more than 100 people for a UN General Assembly.

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batili la peter
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its all bullshit …amene akugwilizana ndi bwanawa ndima nuckle heads coz mbalameyi yabalarika….

Nkolokolo
Guest

Basi kumangosunga ma xool report kuti ukalephera form 4 anthu adzadziwe kuti unapitako ku xool

mnzalero
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bliliant idea,psle, jce z nthin.

MALAWISH
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Please ngati pali maganizo opusa chilowereni m’boma this government ndiawawa palibe zifukwa zokwanila zakuti ndikuma ika fee ku primaly xool and also ku makasegulira ttc kuti aziphunzisi azikalipila pamene pali ena otianapangidwa train kma ntchito sakulembedwa. Ngati zakuvutani you can just resign zisanafike poti anthu mkupanga ma demonstrations mukukanika kuwapanga trace anthu amene anaononga ndalama zochuluka zamtundu wa amalawi. Mukulimbana ndi kusegula ma community college pa mene mukukanika kupanga fund ma public technical colleges off coarse it is great idea kutsegula mwayi kwa anthu omwe sanapitenayo xool patali kma muku enela kumapanga balance kut chitukuko cha dziko chipite pa tsogolo.… Read more »
Adona akuda
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Now adays jce is nothing but poyamba kulipilitsa ku chipatalapa mmmm sipalibwino just imagine mmene kukumazazila kuquiz muthu kupita mamawa mpaka madzulo mwinanso osathandizidwa sikufuna kumadikila mpaka madzulo koma kusowa aaa pamenepa aboma aganizepo bwino

nation Nyirenda
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thats bushits : nde asiye kumatidula zimisonkho zambirimbiri……. and busy kunamizira kuti ndalama tilibe koma viwanthu tho ku ku usa nadi unenesko palije 2019 i promise u i mean kuti wako wapyaaaaa i mean whats dat….

mbuchindele
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It’s time for maneb people to make money. Azigulitsa ma certificate a form 4. Nanga munthu ukhala bwanji opanda certificate olo imodzi ukalakwa MSCE? Pitala nchitsiru inu musamubakile

KAWANU ANGUYE
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Munthu Wakumudzi Amalephera Kugula Uniform Ya Ana Ake Atatu Ndiye Angakwanitse Kulipira Kusukulu? Kuthetsa Mayeso A Std 8 Ndi Form 2 Penapake Sizilibwino Chifukwa Ophunzira Ambiri Azichita Mantha Polemba Mayeso A Folomu 4 Mapeto Ake Nambala Ya Olephera . …….. Ndiye Popanga Zinthu Tikuyenera Kuganizira Anthu Akumudzi.Sizoti Mukathuta Mpunga Wanu Mumvekele Kupulaimale Ophunziripira.

Beinjingnetnyaxy
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I just wasted my preecious time reading this stinking trash! Abolishing mayeso? Vuto la dyera ndi limenelo, chifukwa inu munadutsamo kale, you dont consider the next generation. Its not an issue of emppoyment. Next mumva msce ndi diploma tathetsa tiyambira pa degree nanga si imene ikuchitidwa advertise. Signs of failed state, instead of improving, you abolish. Atleast if the money were put to prudent use, we could have a reason to understand, but with this political elite abuse of our hard earned taxes, it is better I have my certificate than to save money only for somebody to plunder. Nosense!!!!!!!!!!!
harr
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in zimbabwe,jce waz abolished in the year 2000.the same wth other countries who were economically stable by that time.they z nthing wrong wth the decision.how do primary schools go by it when learners fail?they are forced to repeat.the same principle applies.oh Malawians let us face facts and stop politicisng everything

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