11 December 2017
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Lilongwe, July 28, 2015: As a measure to fight hunger in her area Senior Inkosi Kachindamoto of Dedza has asked Government and non-governmental organizations to invest more in irrigation farming by supporting small scale farmers groups. The chief said aiding small scale farmers with treadle pumps and other inputs on…
Karonga, July 27, 2015: Climate Adaptation for Rural Livelihoods and Agriculture (CARLA) Project is developing a 30 hectare land into an irrigation scheme along Lake Malawi in Karonga to enable farmers start irrigation farming. CARLA Project Manager, Charles Mwalabu, said Saturday that despite being close to the lake, people in…
Blantyre, July 26, 2015: The Food and Agriculture Organization-FAO has hailed communities affected by floods in Chikwawa for effectively using farm inputs which the Evangelical Lutheran Development Service-ELDS provided under the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF 111) Project. With support from FAO, the ELDS distributed 110 treadle pumps, 30 000 and…
    A 2.0 ha ground nuts field belonging to Mphondelo Seed Multiplication Group at Mwansambo, Nkhotakota - Pic. By Kondwani Magombo Lilongwe, July 26, 2015: Despite erratic rain patterns the country experienced in 2014/2015 season, the Sustainable Agricultural Production Programme (SAPP) legume crops seed multiplication project in Chitipa, Nkhotakota,…
Thyolo, July 25, 2015: Heifer International Malawi has donated cement, mash, nails and water guard to about 600 dairy farmers from Matapwata, Thyolo Centre and Khonjeni Extension Planning Areas-EPAs.  It is expected that the items will help reduce some challenges farmers face, improve sanitation in their homes and Kraals. Speaking…
  CISANET Board Chair Rex Chapota, (R) with CISANET, National Director,Tamani Nkhono Mvula (L) briefs the media - Pic by Abel Ikiloni Lilongwe, July 22, 2015: The Civil Society Agriculture Network (CISANET) says Agriculture sector remains the country’s key avenue to poverty reduction and food security if research, science and…
A farmer in his tobacco field - File Photo Lilongwe, July 21: Government has described tobacco as the pillar of the country’s economy, major item in export, most important source of employment and an engine for associated business and developments. Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Dr. Allan Chiyembekeza…
    Dr Ibrahim Benesi showing some of the common pests and dieases affecting Cassava. Pic by Brian Itai   Lilongwe, July 1, 2015: Farmers in Malawi in this growing season have had to grapple with challenges that have arisen due to the unprecedented floods which hit the country and…
    Chiunda: Government's wish is to reduce poverty levels of farmers and improve their livelihoods   Lilongwe, July 1, 2015: If proper markets are sourced and good storage standards are put in place aimed at improving rice production in the country, rice can beat other major foreign exchange earner crops…
    Chiunda: three known deals have been quantified and offer over US$1.1 billion   Lilongwe, July 1, 2015: A post-mortem of the just ended Malawi Investment Forum (MIF) which took place in Lilongwe from Monday June 29th to Tuesday June 30th has revealed that there were no investors who showed…

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82 year-old Chinthuli breaks age barrier for love; marries 25 year-old

82 year-old Chinthuli breaks age barrier for love; marries 25 year-old

THYOLO, December 10, 2017: Bizarre things do happen in life sometimes. But for people of Goliati Village in Paramount Chief Ngolongoliwa in Thyolo, nothing could beat the marriage of octogenarian and a youth.  “It is an abomination,” some social commentators argue, while others see nothing wrong. ...