24 April 2019
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Lilongwe, January 25: Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has said crop estimates are not yet out to establish the extent of damage caused by dry spell and fall army worms that has affected some districts in the country. The Ministry’s Public Relations Officer, Osborne Tsoka told Malawi News…
Lilongwe, January 25: Despite the potential and demand present on the market to export legumes, low production has diversely affected supply preventing Malawian smallholder farmers in making full use the opportunity. Operations Manager for Community Savings and Investment Promotion (COMSIP) Susan Kondowe said this in an interview on the sidelines…
  Mangochi, January 24, 2018: The Mangochi District Council has called upon civil society organizations in the district to intervene in assisting thousands of households whose crops have been destroyed by drought and fall army worms. The council’s District Commissioner, Reverend Moses Chimphepo, sounded the SOS on Tuesday at a…
  Mulanje, January 23, 2018: Dry spell has hit some parts of Mulanje District, destroying about 5,000 hectares of maize and leaving lives of 34,000 farming families affected. In an interview with Malawi News Agency, Mulanje District Agricultural Development Officer (DADO), Enford Kanyimbo on Tuesday said two of the five…
  Mzuzu, January 23, 2018: COMSIP Cooperative           Union Limited is training farmers in integrated pest management (IPM) as it anticipates legumes production increase from 50 metric tonnes last year to 200 this growing season, representing a 400 per cent rise. Speaking Monday when he opened the two-day training for…
Mzuzu, January 12, 2017: Youth in Nkhata Bay want boat and fish cage making to be included on the list of subjects to be taught at the districts community technical college to be opened soon. Nkhata Bay District Commissioner, Alex Mdooko said Wednesday that the youth feel boat and fish…
Nsanje, January 11, 2017: In a quest to control further Fall Armyworm attacks on crops, Nsanje Agriculture officials are taking response messages to communities through lean period food insecurity cash transfer gatherings. Malawi News Agency can reveal that when beneficiaries of the initiative are receiving their money, agriculture officials are…
Mulanje, January 11: Mulanje district labor office says it will this year intensify its work with smallholder tea farmers in a quest to address issues of child labor in the district.   District Labour Officer, Edward Shafi said this in an interview with the Malawi News Agency (MANA) against the…
Blantyre, January 11, 2017: Blantyre District Agriculture Development Officer (DADO), Linda Mphande Wednesday confirmed that a total of 2,843 hectares of maize fields has been affected by Fall Army Worms. She said though the extent of damage was slightly lower this year compared to last year, her office was still…
Lilongwe, January 10, 2017: Cotton Council of Malawi (CCM) has appealed to the parliamentary committee on agriculture to consider lobbying for their increase of budgetary allocation from K200 million to K704 million for effective operation of the council in the country. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for CCM, Cosmas Lwanda made…

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Arresting electoral violence

Arresting electoral violence

Chikwawa, April 23, 2019: For people of Nsanje Lalanje Constituency, October 17, 2017 by-election is one scenario among many where political violence marred electoral process. Due to political intolerance among some supporters of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and Malawi Congress Party (MCP), v...