16 October 2018
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Blantyre, November 25, 2017: The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has assured farmers in the country it is fully prepared to contain any outbreak of Fall Army Worm if it resurfaces this growing season. The ministry’s Public Relations Officer, Osborne Tsoka, said in an interview with Malawi News…
Blantyre, November 22, 2017: The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has said it will from November 22 hold the 2017 National Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum at Sun and Sand Holiday Resort in Mangochi. In a press statement issued on Tuesday, signed by Secretary for Agriculture, Irrigation and Water…
Lilongwe, November 21, 2017: Member of Parliament for Mulanje North, Lyana Lexa Tambala, has expressed concern over the delayed delivery of fertilizer into her constituency under the Fertilizer Input Subsidy Program (FISP), saying this might affect this year’s yield in her constituency. She made the remarks Monday in parliament while…
MACHINGA, November 20, 2017:  Machinga District Executive Committee (DEC) during the weekend gave a go ahead to the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development to implement a K44.7 million worth of Irrigation Project. The project will be implemented under Programme for Rural Development (PRIDE) at Chanyumbu Scheme in Traditional…
Lilongwe, November 17, 2017: Over 4,000 people in Blantyre Rural East Constituency are in need of relief food after their maize crop was heavily attacked and destroyed by fall army arm, legislator for the area Susan Ndalama has said. Speaking in parliament on Friday, Ndalama told the house that the…
Salima, November 18, 2017: Malawi Cotton Company in collaboration with Cotton Council of Malawi Friday launched a cotton input support initiative which is intended to resuscitate the country’s dying cotton industry. The initiative, which is receiving support from the Chinese government, will target close to 6000 farmers in the pilot…
Mchinji, November 17, 2017: In a bid to improve the nutrition status and improve health of communities in Mchinji, Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) is implementing I Love Fish project in the district. The project which started in October 2016 and will end in September 2019 is…
A farmer business group harvesting groundnut - Pic sourced from internet Chiradzulu, November 10, Mana: Chiradzulu District Agriculture Development Extension Methodologies Officer (EMO), Elluness Katende has described unity and prudence in the use of loans in farming groups as crucial to achieving meaningful and sustainable development. She made the remarks…
Groundnuts amongst Malawi's crops that investrs eye Mangochi, November 10, 2017, Mana: Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development and its key partners have developed a National Agriculture Investment Plan (NAIP) meant to guide players where to direct their resources in the sector. Civil Society Agriculture Network (CISANET) Director of…
Lilongwe, November 9, 2017: Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Joseph Mwanamvekha Wednesday cleared some issues regarding the different pricing for buying maize from farmers by Admarc and National Food Reserve Agency (NFRA).  He was responding to a question during a press briefing on Wednesday why the two government…

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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...