23 November 2017
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Dowa, June 16: Malawi National Social Support Policy and Programme (MNSSP) in the Ministry of Economic Planning and Development would help reduce poverty and vulnerability among rural communities. Financial Manager for MNSSP Mac Neil Mhango was speaking this on Thursday at Dowa boma at a Village Savings and Loans (VSL)…
Likoma, June 16: Fishing lords in Likoma Island have ganged up to form an association to defend their much resented Usipa fishing technology which uses a board of electric bulbs. The development comes a month after traditional leaders, village development committees (VDCs), beach village committees (BVCs) and the fisheries department…
Nkhata Bay, June 13:  Little progress has so far been achieved on national registration process since the first phase of the activity was launched about seven years ago, it has been learnt. National Registration Bureau Director in the Office of the President and Cabinet, Peter Chitedze, was speaking Wednesday during…
Lilongwe, June 13: The Employers Consultative Association of Malawi (ECAM) has bemoaned the continuous exploitation of children in the country. This comes as Malawi joins the global community in observing World Day Against Child Labour under the theme “Extend Social Protection: Combat Child Labour.” ECAM said this in a press…
Lilongwe, June 13: African countries have agreed under the new partnership for skills in the applied sciences, engineering and technology (PASET) to embrace sciences, engineering and technology as key to Africa’s social Economic transformation. This was agreed at a high-level forum hosted by Senegal and The World Bank in Dakar,…
Karonga, June 11: Few months after Paladin Africa Limited suspended its uranium mining activities in Karonga District, chiefs living around Kayelekera Uranium Mine have appealed for the company to resume its activities, saying suspension of the mining activity has rendered lives of many families at stake. Paladin Africa Limited suspended…
Thyolo, June 10: Thyolo District Community Development Officer (DCDO) Charles Kamlanje has emphasized the need that Village Savings Loan (VSL) groups should work together so that they should not differ in their day to day business. Kamlanje was speaking after presenting certificates to Thyolo based Village Savings Loan groups that…
Nkhotakota, June 10: Dwasco Savings and Credit Cooperative (SACCO) in Nkhotakota has began picking up by making a profit of MK1.2 million in 2013 after it made a loss of MK31 million in 2012.  This was revealed during its 20th Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Dwangwa in Nkhotakota. In…
Mulanje, June 7: One of the commercial banks operating in the country, Inde Bank says providing economic empowerment to people with disabilities is one of the vital elements of economic development in the country. Secretary for the Bank, Allan Muhome, made the remarks during a hand over ceremony in which…
Lilongwe, June 7: National Governing Council (NGC) member for the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP, Goodal Gondwe, was on Friday sworn in as Finance, Economic Planning & Development Minister. The occasion took place in Lilongwe at Mtunthama State Residence and it was presided over by Clerk to Cabinet, Enerst Kantchentche.…

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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...