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Karonga, April 30, 2018: Danish Church Aid (DCA), an international non-governmental organization (NGO), has underscored the need to impart agricultural knowledge to lead farmers in order for them to embrace farming as a business. DCA’s Disaster Officer, Lewis Karenda said lack of agricultural knowledge among smallholder farmers has held back…
BLANTYRE, April 27, 2018: Blantyre Agriculture Development Division(BLADD)has expressedconcernover lowadoption of conservation agriculture by farmers in the just ending 2017/2018 growing season with the division registering a decline in hectares under the practice for the first time since it was introduced in the late 1990s.  The division planned to increase…
Salima, April 25, 2018: Senior Chief Khombedza of Salima has expressed worry as communities in the district have started selling their maize harvest at giveaway price despite that their harvest has dwindled. Earlier in the Season the District Agriculture Development Office (DADO) estimated that the district crop harvest for maize…
Karonga, April 25, 2018: In a bid toboost rice production in the country, Greenbelt Authority is to embark on the construction of a multimillion kwacha Nthora-Illora-Ngosi Irrigation Project in Karonga.  Speaking Tuesday during a District Executive Committee (DEC) meeting in Karonga, Greenbelt Authority Executive Director, Henrie Njoloma said the project…
Lilongwe April 22, 2018: Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development on Friday said it has enhanced roles for farmers in the 2017-2018 cotton marketing season. Executive Director for Cotton Malawi, Cosmas Luwanda told the press that the marketing season will open on April 27, 2018 and will run for…
Nsanje, April 21, 2018: Fishermen along the Shire River and other fishing grounds in Nsanje District are using mosquito nets for fishing which worries the fisheries officials as it is depleting fish species. Assistant District Fisheries Officer, Daniel Binga in an interview on Friday said the population of the fishermen…
Thyolo, April 20, 2018: Thyolo District Animal Health and Livestock Development Officer (DAHLDO), Mckinley Gudubuza on Thursday expressed concern over inadequate vaccine to arrest lumpy skin disease outbreak which has hit dairy farmers in the district. According to DAHLDO, the disease has so far attacked over 1,110 cows in Matapwata,…
  Nkhata Bay, April 20, 2018: Over 300 hectares of crops in Nkhata Bay District have been washed away by flush floods due to continuous heavy rains that hit the district for the past five days. Speaking Wednesday in an interview with Malawi News Agency, Nkhata Bay District Agriculture Development…
  Lilongwe, April 19, 2018: Over 50 000 women farmers from six districts of the country stand to be equipped with skills to help them withstand adverse effects of climate change once the five year US$ 13.3 million Gender Climate and Agriculture Support Programme (GCCASP) under NEPAD Agency rolls into…
  Chikwawa, April 18, 2018: One of the senior chiefs in Chikwawa District has expressed satisfaction on the progress at which the Shire Valley Transformation Program (SVTP) formerly known as Shire Valley Irrigation Project (SVIP) was making. Speaking in an interview on Monday, Senior Chief Ngabu of Chikwawa said the…

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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...