The Public Education Section (PES) has done several programmes for the past five months (January to May). The following are some of the activities:-
- Court clerks anti-corruption workshops which took place in the central and southern region of Malawi. Participant came from all the Districts representing those regions and came mostly from the magistrates courts.
These were two days workshops where they looked at the definition of corruption and its related concepts, corruption prevention as well as detection strategies and then finally looked at how they can report corruption to Anti-Corruption Bureau.
- Anti-corruption rallies continue to be an effective means of reaching out to many people at once. Recently the section visited the following Districts: Balaka,Â Rumphi, Chikwawa, Zomba,Â Chiradzulu, Blantyre and Dedza.
- Training on new clubs that have shown interest remains a priority for the section. In the month of April, Nasulu and Mgwirizano (from Chiradzulu), Masambanjati and Thyolo (from Thyolo District) and Namphungo clubs have been trained. Five more have been planned to be trained in central as well as Northern Region.
- Three Anti-Corruption Bureau open days were conducted in Karonga, in the Northern Region of Malawi, Kasungu in the Central Region and Mangochi in the Southern Region of Malawi. The public was advised to resist, reject and report corrupt practices to the Anti-Corruption Bureau.
- Media workshop for journalist from all media houses took place early May, 2010. The workshop was aimed at sensitizing media practitioners on the function and operations of the Bureau and also enlisting their support in the fight against corruption on local governance and farm subsidized programme. The workshop was a success.
- Electronic media programmes continue to enjoy airtime. ‘Sagula N’chipanda’ radio programme is on radio MBC. Radio jingles and television advertisements are also some of the programmes.