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Blantyre, June 7: Medical Aid Society of Malawi (MASM) says the upwards contribution rates revision is reasonable saying the paid claims have risen from K1.3 billion to K1.5 billion per month. Chief Executive Officer for Masm, Sydney Chikoti said in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Monday following…
Blantyre, June 7: Farmers in Dedza District have called on government to intervene on the price of milk on the market saying most farmers are working on loss in the dairy farming. Clerk of Dzaone Wekha Milk Bulking Group in Traditional Authority Kaphuka, Kadauma Mtera made the revelation Tuesday when…
Lilongwe, June 6, 2018: Government has said the implementation of National Population Census is vital tool in spearheading national development plans. Minister of Finance and Economic Planning and Development, Goodall Gondwe said this Wednesday during the launch of the 2018 Population and Housing Census Publicity and Countdown Campaign at Bingu…
Lilongwe, June 5, 2018: Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has cautioned broadcasters to avoid broadcasting sensationalized stories that cause panic to the public. Director of Broadcasting at MACRA, Fergus Lipenga said broadcasters play a vital role in informing people about their surroundings. He made the remarks during an opening of…
Blantyre, June 4: Competitions and Fair Trading Commission (CFTC) said that they are working on the refinement of the Competitions and Fair Trading Act as well as the Consumer Protection Act in order for them to match with the present business trends. Director of Mergers and Acquisitions at CFTC, Richard…
Mzuzu, May 30, 2018: People of Hewe in Traditional Authority Katumbi in Rumphi District can now breathe a sigh of relief following the first ever filling station that an aspiring Member of Parliament plans to construct in the area. Don Nkhoma said in an interview Tuesday that he wants to…
Zomba, May 30, 2018: Zomba District Council has decided that taxi drivers who ply their business at Hardware Rank be moved to a New Free Market Road. The city council’s Principal Administrative Officer, Davie Mlosa said the development comes following congestion caused by the taxi drivers which affect the traffic…
Blantyre, May 30, 2018: Exhibitors at the 2018 International Trade Fair currently underway in Blantyre have described this year’s trade fair theme: ‘Industrialization, basis for trade investment’ as better placed to contribute positively to the country’s economy. The trade fair, which is the 30th of its kind, has attracted exhibitors…
Blantyre, June 2, 2018: One of Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC)’s awardees in last year’s Innovations Award, Ken Chilewe has arrived back from China where he was sent on a 20 day trip. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency on Thursday upon arrival at Chileka International Airport in Blantyre,…
Lilongwe, June 3, 2018: Oxfam has said this year’s budget should address issues of inequality and increase prosperity among all people if the country is to move forward. Oxfam Interim Country Director, Lingalireni Mihowa made the observation Thursday during a Budget Analyst dinner with members of Budget Parliamentary Committee of…

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Building resilience through fish farming

 Building resilience through fish farming

Mchinji, July 19: Fisheries and aquaculture are a vital source of nutritious food, says the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). Yet their current production and supply is failing to meet the global demand in terms of nutrition requirements and sustaining the livelihoods of many. In Malawi,...