23 November 2017
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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…
Blantyre, October 28, 2017: Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining, Aggrey Masi has reaffirmed government’s commitment to ensure sustained power generation and supply in the country to address the perennial problem of electricity outages. Masi was speaking on Saturday during a visit to the construction site of 400/132kv Electricity…
Lilongwe, October 27, 2017: Malawi will from October 30 to 3 November 2017 host a meeting for Ministers responsible for Transport, Communications and Meteorology in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) at the Bingu International Convention Center in Lilongwe. Briefing the press on Friday in Lilongwe, Transport and Public Works…
Lilongwe, October 26, 2017: The Chief Executive for Lilongwe City Council, Charles Makanga, has said the city’s by-laws are one step away before finalising.   Makanga made the remarks on Wednesday during a press briefing by the Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development on the occasion of 2017 World Cities…
Blantyre, October 26, 2017: Female Entrepreneurs Network (FEENNET), an organization which strives at empowering young females with different skills and talents has organized a Fashion Designing training scheduled to take place from November 3 to 5, 2017 at Akulenji Inn in Lilongwe. The training taking place under the theme, ‘Luso…

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Risky behaviours at Njalo Island

Risky behaviours at Njalo Island

PHALOMBE, November 22, 2017: Living on Njalo island in Phalombe is at times a tricky and risky experience for men whose population out numbers that of women. The island, an isolated habitat located on the waters of Lake Chilwa, has an ever fluctuating population of between 300 – 700 inhabitants wit...