16 October 2018
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Mzuzu, December 7, 2016: Northern Region Water Board (NRWB) is currently facing challenges to sufficiently supply water to its customers, saying persistent power blackouts have affected operations of the water supply institution.  Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) Wednesday, NRWB’s Public Relations Officer, Edward Nyirenda, said pumping…
Blantyre, December 8, 2016: The court has granted Blantyre City Council (BCC) the mandate to stop people from conducting ceremonies like weddings, engagements and bridal showers in residential areas. According to BCC’s Public Relations Manager, Anthony Kasunda, the issue was put on a temporary halt because there was an injunction…
Blantyre, December 7, 2016: Malawi stands to benefit among some Southern Africa Region countries from a newly launched Southern Africa Tuberculosis and Health Systems Support Project, courtesy of World Bank’s $122 million financial assistance to tackle the scourge of Tuberculosis (TB). The project which was launched Wednesday in Maputo will…
Lilongwe, December 7, 2016: Parliament on Tuesday passed the International Development Association (Second Additional Financing for Strengthening Safety Nets Systems Project – Fourth Malawi Social Action Fund (MASAF IV) Loan. Speaking in parliament Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development Goodall Gondwe said in the MASAF IV project, the financial…
Mangochi, December 6, 2016: Government has urged Councils in the country to take advantage of the aid management platform to track financial inflows for the benefit of local communities. Principal Aid Coordination Officer in the Ministry of Finance, Tiyamika Chitunga made the appeal on Monday during a district executive committee…
Lilongwe, December 6, 2016: Members of Parliament deferred the African Development Fund loan for Agriculture Infrastructure and Youth in Agribusiness Project authorization Bill to December 6, 2016 after long debate. The Bill seeks to authorize the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Goodal Gondwe on behalf of Malawi to borrow…
Blantyre, November 28, 2016: Michiru C.C.A.P Moderator Rev. Paul Mawaya on Sunday denounced the just ended “Black Friday” shopping deals that took place at Shoprite Supermarkets for the first time in the country.  According to Mawaya, the day has a dark history and encourages possessiveness which is a sin among…
Blantyre, November 28, 2016: Blantyre Water Board (BWB) has expressed excitement over the On-Site billing System project currently being implemented in Limbe Zone. The system, among others, aims at reducing bill complaints by customers as well as reducing costs that BWB incurs when processing current bills. In an interview with…
Lilongwe, November 28, 2016: Government said the country will generate 2000 megawatts of electricity by 2024. The generation will made the country have enough electricity to reach out all the household and industries. Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining, Bright Saka, said this in Lilongwe  Sunday at Masintha ground…
Lilongwe, November 28, 2016: The first two consignments of maize earmarked for sale in Admarc depots as part of the food insecurity response have started arriving in the country. According to Admarc Chief Executive Officer, Foster Mulumbe, government procured a total of 100,000 metric tons of maize which will be…

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The agony of raising children with physical disabilities

 The agony of raising children with physical disabilities

Karonga, October 1: Lydia Nyagondwe and her husband Pearson Banda of Mwenilondo in Karonga were happy when they had their first-born daughter in November, 1978. The baby girl, named Safinia, was born strong and charming. Whilst a child, she could not show any signs of sickness up until she turned s...