17 January 2019
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Ntchisi, June 25,2018: Ntchisi  District Council plans to lease land in health facilities and schools under it by July, 2018, Malawi News Agency (MANA) has established. The development has come amid increasing cases of encroachment within the facilities’ premises. The District Council’s Heath Service Committee Chair, Councilor Davie Nkhukuzalowa said during…
Zomba, June 24, 2018: Some retired civil servants in Zomba are complaining about high service charges NBS Bank is deducting from their monthly pension pay. The pensioners say the bank has been deducting K7, 000 from their salaries every month since November instead of the agreed service fee charge of…
Kasungu, June 23, 2018: After years of a land wrangle between Press Agriculture Limited (PAL)and its former landless tenants in Kasungu, the Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC) has recommended that the tenants be given the land. MHRC’s commissioner Bertha Sefu made the recommendations Friday after a public hearing involving both…
Mangochi, June, 23, 2018: District Commissioner for Mangochi, Reverend Moses Chimphepo has expressed concern over the rising number of teenagers migrating to South Africa for a better life at the expense of education. Chimphepo raised the concern when he officially launched a two-day meeting on Thursday where United Nations (UN)…
Blantyre, June 23: Malawi Council for the Handicapped (MACOHA) says the coming of new weaving equipment at Bangwe Weaving Factory in Blantyre is expected to revive operations of the factory and increase production of materials by people with physical disabilities. The weaving factory is a manufacturing unit of MACOHA that…
Lilongwe, June 24, 2018: The Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) has for the first time signed the recognition and procedural agreement which guides stakeholders on how to handle labour disagreements as prescribed in the Labor Relations Act. Presiding over the signing ceremony between TCC and Tobacco and Allied Workers Union of…
Lilongwe, June 23, 2018: Member of Parliament for Mzuzu City Constituency, Leonard Njikho, on Friday asked Minister of Labour, Youth, Sports and Manpower Development why funds have not been allocated to Mzuzu Youth Center in 2018/19 budget. Speaking during the Parliamentary committee of supply in Lilongwe Njikho, said it was…
Dedza, 23 June, 2018: Dedza District Council has lost about K1.5 million of uncollected market fees as vendor at Mayani Trading Centre have for the past seven months been refusing to pay market fees as a way of forcing the district council to complete construction of a new market structure.…
Karonga, June 23, 2018: Paramount Chief Kyungu of Karonga has retaliated his call on Karonga District Council officials to refrain from indulging in corrupt practices. Kyungu was speaking on Thursday at Karonga Boma during a meeting where Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development officials conducted consultations and assessment to…
Lilongwe, June 22, 2018: A representative from Land ‘O’ Lakes, Stephen Salmen on Thursday said the scale at which the Malawi tobacco market operates is impressive compared to other countries he had visited.  Stephen together with a group of Professors and students from different state universities from the United States…

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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...