25 February 2018
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Mangochi November 5, 2017: Mangochi District Council embarked on beneficiary verification exercise from Wednesday to Friday in all the district’s 29 catchment areas ahead of MASAF cycle 4 of public works set to commence soon.  Local Development Fund (LDF) Projects Officer for Mangochi District Council, Phillip Chidawati said in an…
Dowa, November 4, 2017: Dowa District Council has lined up a number of development projects which it expects to implement to improve the district’s outlook as well as its service delivery. Among the projects in the pipeline are construction of Mponela Community Hospital, New Dowa District Hospital, Dowa Boma-Chezi road…
Dowa, November 3, 2017: A Dowa Ward Councilor has expressed concern over low absorption rate of funds in different government sectors in the district, observing this would delay development in the district as money was being underutilized.  Kayembe Ward Councilor, Simeon Nyemba made the observation during the first quarter Finance Committee…
Lilongwe, November 3, 2017: Persistent power blackout the country is experiencing is affecting effective delivery of services by internet service providers. Chairperson of Media and Communications Parliamentary Committee, Sam Kawale made the observation Wednesday when members of his committee toured some establishment of Internet connectivity sites in Lilongwe. He said…
Lilongwe, November 2, 2017: Mobile Operator Airtel Malawi has moved in to ease mobility challenges for people living with disabilities in the country by donating assistive devices they have made through the Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare.   The devices include wheelchairs, tricycles, wooden and metal clutches which…
Blantyre, November 1, 2017: Newly launched online Wedding Directory, The Vow is already gaining ground on the social media just some months after being launched. The Online Directory was launched in February 2017 by a Malawian couple Edward and Prudence Governor with the aim of providing advertising and listings for…
Mchinji, November 01, 2017: The parliamentary committee on media has challenged community radio stations across the country to be more aggressive and start looking for other avenues that can help them generate resources for survival. Chairperson for the committee Samuel Kawale said it is high time community radio stations in…
Balaka, October 31, 2017: Balaka District Council Monday launched District Strategic Investment Plan (DSIP) for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) to facilitate smooth implementation of WASH projects. Speaking when launching the plan at the Boma, Chairperson for Balaka District council Thomson Bwanali said the plan would help guide Non-Governmental Organization…
Mangochi, October, 31, 2017: Government Site Representative at Kamuzu Barrage in Liwonde, Tony Nyasulu has said Kamuzu Barrage project would be completed by May 31, 2018 and not in October 2017 as previously planned. He said the project started in October 2014 and it was expected to be completed in…
Blantyre, October 30, 2017: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) – Malawi, Dye Mawindo, has said the current efforts to revamp the energy sector would soon bear fruits, saying current works were at 60 percent complete. “I can rate the progress in rehabilitation and construction of various…

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Hope as shadow women councilors gear up for 2019

Hope as shadow women councilors gear up for 2019

  Nkhata Bay, February 22, 2018: In the run up to 2014 tripartite elections, it was even hard to convince her husband to accept that a woman can assume a political office and govern a community. Narrate Her bid for the office of ward councilor met with stiff resistance from members of her own comm...