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Karonga, July 11, 2019: United States African Development Foundation (USADF), an independent agency of the United States government, has awarded Kaporo Smallholder Farmers Association (KASFA) a grant of K 178, 330,191. USADF Country Programme Coordinator for Malawi, Lynda Ndovie Jere made the announcement Wednesday in Karonga with a call that…
Blantyre, July 11, 2019. Farmers who have access to irrigation in wetlands within Blantyre Agricultural Development Division (BLADD) are said to be yielding the best out of their winter cropping activities with support from Plan International amongst other partners. BLADD Programme Manager, Erick Haraman said this on Wednesday in Blantyre…
Chiradzulu, July 9, 2019: Government will introduce Financial Access for Rural Markets Smallholders and Enterprises (FARMSE) in Chiradzulu to increase access to and use of a range of sustainable financial services by rural households and micro, medium and small enterprises. Programme Coordinator for FARMSE, Dixon Ngwende made the remarks on…
Dedza, July 3, 2019: In an effort to combat diseases which have been hampering potato yields for the past two years in Dedza, International Potato Centre (CIP) recently handed over disease resistant Irish potato seeds to ten farmers in the district. The farmers received the seed potatoes at a ceremony…
Lilongwe July 02, 2019: Civil Society Agriculture Network (CISANET) through its report has urged government to commission money for early purchase of maize by ADMARC so that farmers should benefit. This came as a recommendation during CISANET validation and dialog meeting on the network's report dubbed the political economy of…
Blantyre, June 26, 2019: Ministry of Agriculture, irrigation and water development has expressed satisfaction with an increase in rice production in different areas of the country. With the cyclone ldai which hit most parts of the country, rice farmers were afraid that they may not grow enough rice. Speaking with…
Kasungu, June 24, 2019: Farmers Field Schools (FFS) have been described as crucial in the country’s agriculture development as they allow extension workers and scientists to work together in producing vital knowledge and localized solutions to problems. Director of Fisheries in the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Friday…
Salima, June 24, 2019: Communities in Senior Group Village Head Mkhuki in Traditional Authority Karonga in Salima have hailed World Vision International for promoting bee farming and providing new bee farming technologies. The communities said the technologies have helped them to start producing good quality honey with improved time of…
Kasungu, June 19, 2019: Women and Youth in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Lukwa in Kasungu have commended Centre for Integrated Community Development (CICOD) and Oxfam for empowering them economically through an agribusiness project they are implementing in the area. Through the Project, called Kasungu Youth and Women in…
Mzuzu, June 17, 2019:  Mzuzu Agricultural Development Division (MZADD) said farmers in the country should strive to diversify their crop production to ensure that people consume six food groups for betterment of their nutrition status. An interview on Friday, MZADD Programmes Manager, Wellington Phewa said a number of people across…
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Seeking divine intervention through social media

Seeking divine intervention through social media

Phalombe, July 12, 2019: Social media networks like WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter have changed lives of Malawians in many aspects, be it in political, socioeconomic and religious circles. In the religious arena, social media has to some extent revolutionised the preaching of the Gospel. Social me...