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Untitled Document Rumphi, July 21: Police in Rumphi District have arrested three people for possessing counterfeit money in K2000 bank notes amounting to over K1 million. Rumphi Police spokesperson Victor Khamisi confirmed the arrest in an interview Thursday saying the suspects were picked from different locations around Rumphi Trading Centre.…
Thyolo, July 20, 2017: The Thyolo District Council has embarked on a developmental project where it is constructing a car park at the Bvumbwe Market as part of reducing congestion. Speaking with Mana, District Commissioner for Thyolo, Charles Thombozi said among others, the car park was one of the approved…
Blantyre, July 20, 2017: Mulanje police station officer, Senior Superintendent Isaiah Mlowoka has urged business people in the area to continue assisting police in curbing crime in the district. Mlowoka made the call recently when he and other officers met businesses people at Limbuli Trading Centre, saying police depend on…
Mzuzu, July 20: Malawi Telecommunications Limited (MTL) Monday started decommissioning its mobile phone services in some parts of the country, a development which has rendered its TelMO-TN handsets and other gadgets useless. According to MTL Corporate Affairs Manager, Tina Das the decommissioning exercise will be done in phases until December,…
Blantyre, July 18, 2017: National Coordinator for the Malawi Alcohol Policy Alliance (Mapa), Nelson Zakeyu, which has been advocating for the ban of alcohol packaged in plastic bottles has welcomed the move by Alcohol Manufacturers Association to recall all products that do not comply with laws of Malawi Bureau of…
PROTECTED: Pupils like these are protected - File Photo Thyolo, July 17, 2017: TheSocial Cash Transfer Program is said to have helped reduce child trafficking in Thyolo as the district has not registered any child trafficking cases in the past seven months. Thyolo District Social Welfare Officer (DSWO), Elizabeth Mlato…
Blantyre, July 16, 2017: A 25 year old painter working for Opco Limited in Blantyre, Davie Shawa, has died in after falling from a building he was painting. Limbe Police Assistant Public Relations Officer, Widson Nhlane, told Malawi News Agency (Mana) the incident happened on Tuesday when the deceased slipped…
Lilongwe, July 16, 2017: Young people in the country continue to face challenges on the labour market despite them constituting 70 percent of the country’s population hence the need for joint efforts by government and other stakeholders to address it. Acting Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Labour, Youth, Sports…
Mzuzu, July 15, 2017: Mzuzu Vendors Association has asked Mzuzu City Council to involve Malawi Defence Force (MDF) in the removal of illegal street vendors saying the Malawi Police Service (MPS) has failed. The Mzuzu Vendors Association made the appeal on Thursday during a stakeholders meeting aimed at finding lasting…
Lilongwe, July 146 2017: The Ministry of Transport and Public Works has called on indigenous local contractors to organise themselves in partnerships if they want to win big contracts in construction projects from government. Minister responsible Jappie Mhango made the call on Thursday in Lilongwe during an annual conference of…
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Malawi’s wildlife reserves find their feet

Malawi’s wildlife reserves find their feet

Blantyre, July 09, 2017: In the late 90s, Majete Wildlife Reserve in the lower Shire valley, south west of Malawi was losing its niche as a prolific home of wildlife game. Poor law enforcement, encroachment through deforestation and poaching left most species of wildlife animals like elephants on th...