17 November 2017
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Neno, October 09, 2017:  A Cooperative guru, John Mlangeni has called on government to promote establishment of cooperatives for smallholder farmers for the benefit of the country. Mlangeni of Community Enterprise Pathways for Sustainable Economic and Environmental Management Project told Malawi News Agency on Thursday at the end of a…
Ntcheu, October 5, 2017: Programme Manager for Lilongwe Agricultural Development Division (ADD) George Kapelemera has cautioned agro dealers and suppliers of 2017/18 Farm Input Subsidy Program (FISP) against engaging themselves into malpractices that end up frustrating a farmer. Speaking in Ntcheu on Wednesday when his office briefed extension workers and…
Thyolo, October 5, 2017: Government has expressed concern over pockets of resistant by banana farmers in Thyolo to uproot fruit trees that were affected by Banana Banctops. Assistant District Agriculture Development Officer Boniface Kautale told Mana Thursday in Thyolo that so far his office with assistance from community leaders managed…
Thyolo, October 5, 2017: Dairy farmers in Thyolo have expressed concern over shortage of land which is hindering them from making more profits as they lack space to grow fodder for their cows. Moses Gwada from Gunda Village in the area of Traditional Authority Nanseta who is a dairy farmer…
Mangochi, October 05, 2017: Communities around Mkawa Village in the area of Traditional Authority (T/A) Mponda in Mangochi expressed their excitement on Wednesday after conducting their first fish harvest from their pond.  The pond at Mkawa Village is just one of the seven ponds dug in the district under the…
Dowa, September 27, 2017: Dowa District Agricultural Development Officer (DADO), Aaron Kachimela has lamented over the short life span of the Churches Action in Relief Development (CARD) project which is being implemented at the Dzaleka Refugees Camp in the district. Speaking in an interview with Mana Wednesday, he said the…
Bags of fertilizer  Nsanje, September 26, 2017: In a dramatic twist of events, an alleged theft case of farm inputs worth K2.4Million involving Mpatsa Agriculture Extension Development Officer will go back to court, Malawi News Agency (Mana) can reveal. It appears Nsanje district agriculture officials attempts to rape justice on an…
Lilongwe, September 25: The National Food Reserve Agency (NFRA) has announced that it has abandoned the tendering process in the purchase of maize and therefore allowing the public to directly sell their stock to the agency. According NFRA Chief Executive Officer, Nasinuku Saukila, the decision to adopt the open process…
AICC Chief Executive Officer Dr Felix Lombe - Pic by Pauline Kaude Lilongwe, September 20, 2017:  African Institute for Corporate Citizenship (AICC) has called for government’s support towards the cotton industry which it says is on the decline. AICC Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Felix Lombe told the Malawi News Agency…
Mangochi, September 20: Farm Radio Trust (FRT) intends to mobilize 98 farmer groups in Mangochi to equip them with skills to access and disseminate agricultural extension services through radios and mobile phones. The farmer groups will be mobilized from all 11 Extension Planning Areas (EPAs) to fill the existing gap…

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'Opposition is not just about ranting'

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The statement by the Leader of Opposition in Parliament Rev. Dr. Lazarus Chakwera made in response to the address that His Excellency, President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika made during the opening of the occasion of opening the 47th Session of Parliament cannot go without comment. From the out...