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Lilongwe, April 6, 2018: Director of Tourism at the Department of Tourism in the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism, Isaac Katopola Friday emphasized on the need for marketing the country’s tourist attractions with the aim of developing the country.  He was speaking in Lilongwe at a media workshop organized…
Mulanje, April 5, 2018: Mulanje District Council on Thursday approved a K61.7 billion five-year (2018-2022) District Development Plan (DDP) that will address 11 core challenges various communities face in the district. Speaking when he presented the DDP to a full council for approval, Director of Planning and Development (DPD) for…
Lilongwe, April 5, 2018: Standard Bank has partnered with Lilongwe City Council in a ‘Be More Race’ competition to provide a platform for the bank to engage its customers in entertainment and sports activities for health wellness and education in the society. This was revealed by the Chief Executive Officer…
MULANJE, April 4: In a quest to make sure people know the importance of sim card registration currently underway in the country, the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) conducted awareness meetings in Mulanje District. Speaking on Tuesday during an interface meeting with Mulanje District Executive Committee, MACRA's Consumer Affairs Manager,…
  Lilongwe, March 30: Malawian Scientist, Rachel Sibande, has won a pan African competition for scientific innovations and inventions at the just ended Next Einstein Forum in Kigali, Rwanda. Sibande, who is the founder of Malawi’s first innovation hub; mHub, emerged winner in the Climate Smart Innovation Track winning a…
  Lilongwe, March 27, 2018: Tobacco could fetch better prices this year as the market opens on April 9 due to a 0.85 drop in the expected harvest from the 2017– 2018 growing season. The second estimates indicate that Malawi will record a slight drop in the production of around…
  Dedza, March 27: Initiatives to improve the livelihoods of rural populations in Malawi are registering positive results and offer an optimistic view of bailing many people out of poverty, the World Bank has said. Country Manager for the bank in Malawi Greg Toulmin said this Monday in Fisimulipe Village…
Karonga, March 25, 2018: Roads Authority (RA) has assured people of Karonga District that the Karonga-Songwe Border Road currently being rehabilitated by a Chinese contractor Zhejiang Communications Construction Company Limited (ZCCC) will be of high quality. RA Public Relations Officer, Portia Kajanga made the assurance Friday in Karonga during a…
Lilongwe, March 24, 2018: Media practitioners involved in tobacco reporting need to have a clear understanding of the processes involved in production of the crop if they are to report effectively on issues to do with the tobacco industry in Malawi. These remarks were made by Cecilia Kachifumbu, Principal Classifier…
ZOMBA, March 24, 2018: Zomba District Council says it is on the right track as everything was set to implement a five – year strategic District Development Plan (DDP) which outlines eleven critical development aspects, once approved by the district executive committee (DEC) and the full council. District Commissioner for…

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Enhancing communities’ resilience to floods

 Enhancing communities’ resilience to floods

Lilongwe, May 22: Floods have become a common occurrence in most parts of Malawi and the resulting damage has had far reaching consequences on individual lives and their communities. For people of Group Village Headman (GVH) Dzindevu and the surrounding areas in Dedza have been part of the statisti...