17 January 2019
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Blantyre, August 18, 2018: Blantyre Water Board (BWB) will on Monday, August 20,20l8 embark on a second phase of installing prepaid metering system in some areas within its jurisdiction.  In a statement released on Friday, the installation will start with Chiwembe area, Chichiri, Ginnery corner, Old Naperi, Mandala, Mount Pleasant,…
  Christie Banda (r) makes a point during the finalization meeting Nsanje, August 17, 2018: Foundation for Civic Education and Social Empowerment (FOCESE), a local nongovernmental organization in Nsanje, says youth involvement in various development activities remain a necessary component for the achievement of agenda 2030 of development. FOCESE’s executive…
Phalombe, August 18, 2018: Consultants and Contractors for the Phalombe Major gravity-fed piped water scheme on Thursday had to go on their knees after community members of Traditional Authority Mkhumba resolved to chase them out of their area due to alleged incompetence and lack of cooperation. The community is accusing…
Nkhata Bay, August 18, 2018: Government has urged ethnic groups to use culture to promote tourism saying sustainable cultural tourism has potential to create employment. Minister of Transport and Public works Jappie Mhango, who represented President Peter Mutharika as Guest of Honour, was speaking Saturday during Mdawuku wa a Tonga…
Lilongwe, August 17, 2018: The New Finance Bank (NFB) has emphasized the need for a good working relationship with its customers by introducing yet another promotion dubbed Moto Buu that enables customers to win various cash prizes. Launched on Friday in Lilongwe, Moto Buu is among other things meant to…
Blantyre, August 16, 2018: Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining says Malawi should expect less blackouts following the signing of 20 megawatts Chipata –Mchinji cross boarder power supply between Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) and Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation (ZESCO). Last week Wednesday, August 8, 20l8, ESCO and…
Mulanje, August 17, 2018: Senior Chief Mabuka of Mulanje has commended government for introducing the Malawi Rural Electrification Program (MAREP), noting that the initiative has contributed to enormous socio-economic transformation in his area. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Wednesday, Senior Chief Mabuka said the introduction of…
Lilongwe, August 13, 2018: Lilongwe street vendors are angry with Lilongwe City Council’s behaviour of confiscating their goods. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) In Lilongwe on Monday street vendors trading their business at Bwaila Hospital said that what the City Council is doing is evil. One of…
Lilongwe, August 11, 2018: The youth in the country have been advised to utilize technological opportunities so that they can assist the development of the country. Minister of Information and Communications Technology, Nicholas Dausi said for the youth to be relevant on the global stage and to the country they…
Dowa, August 10, 2018: Thirteen Drivers that were employed by China Civil Construction Company to construct the Dowa Boma- Chezi road in Dowa district, last week accused the contractor of unlawfully firing them after they protested for salary increments.  This is the same road which Minister of Transport and Public…

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Water scarcity in Balaka and Ntcheu: Government drills High Yielding Boreholes to mitigate water shortage

Water scarcity in Balaka and Ntcheu: Government drills High Yielding Boreholes to mitigate water shortage

Blantyre, January 11, 2018: Government has said it has drilled eight high yielding boreholes around Mpira Dam catchment area to address water scarcity in Balaka and Ntcheu districts which came as a result of drying up of the dam. Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, director o...