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Mangochi, January 31, 2018: Mangochi First Grade Magistrate Court on Monday ordered Victor Sumani, 41, and Yunus Brighton, 27, to pay a fine of K200, 000 each for contravening road traffic regulations.  Presenting facts in court, Mangochi Police Prosecutor Sub-Inspector Maxwell Mwaluka said on January 26 (2018), at about 8…
BLANTYRE, January 30, 2018: Blantyre District Council says it will from April this year start constructing a shopping mall at Chileka Airport as one way of boosting its revenue collection.  District Commissioner for Blantyre, Bennet Nkasala said although councils were not allowed to directly run any commercial activities, the Blantyre…
Lilongwe, January 29, 2018: Speaker of National Assembly in Malawi, Richard Msowoya on Monday argued that Africa loses more money to illicit financial flows than it receives in foreign aid. He alluded to the need for Public Accounts Committee’s in African countries to seriously take the challenge of illicit financial…
Mangochi, January 29, 2018: Government says it will replace all plank-decked bridges on the country’s main roads with concrete to protect the environment and ensure permanent and long-term reliability of the roads.  Minister of Transport and Public Works, Jappie Mhango, said this Friday in Mangochi when he officially launched four…
MACHINGA, January 29, 2018: The African Institute of Corporate Citizenship (AICC) says the introduction of a system of rice intensification (SRI) among farmers in Machinga has helped to increase production of the crop in the district. SRI is a set of simple ideas and principles that help produce more productive…
BLANTYRE, January 29, 2018: The African Institute of Corporate Citizenship (AICC) says it is optimistic that the textile manufacturing company currently under construction in Salima will help in boosting the cotton sector through improved selling prices at markets. Malawi Cotton Company Limited, a subsidiary of China Africa Cotton Development is…
Kasungu, January 29, 2018: Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve has seen a significant rise in tourists and revenue turnover in the past year, it has been learnt. The wildlife reserve, which is now in the hands of African Parks Limited, used to attract about 380 tourists per year before the company took…
Ntcheu, January 29, 2018: Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP) of Dedza Diocese has embarked on a three-year project aimed at improving the livelihoods of vulnerable households in Ntcheu. Speaking when he briefed District Executive Committee (DEC) members on Wednesday, CCJP diocesan coordinator for Dedza, Lawrence Puliti, said the…
Machinga, January 29, 2018: Save the Children, through Dreams Innovation Challenge Project, is bailing out Adolescent Girls and Young Women from poverty in Machinga by empowering them with employment and entrepreneur skills. Speaking on Tuesday during district stakeholders’ field visits, the Project Manager, Ester Gama, said the project was aimed…
Blantyre, January 26: As the “Kwatentha ” Summer Splash promotion chapter entered its third month, TNM PLC has rewarded customers with different prizes including Huawei Y3 Lite smart phones, power banks, branded t-shirts and caps in the last but one draw totaling the number of winners to 1200 so far..…

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Enhancing communities’ resilience to floods

 Enhancing communities’ resilience to floods

Lilongwe, May 22: Floods have become a common occurrence in most parts of Malawi and the resulting damage has had far reaching consequences on individual lives and their communities. For people of Group Village Headman (GVH) Dzindevu and the surrounding areas in Dedza have been part of the statisti...