16 October 2018
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Nsanje, July 14: Nsanje District Irrigation Officer, Movete Mkandawire, says the problem of drought which the district has been facing over the years can be alleviated by adopting solar powered irrigation farming. Speaking in an interview recently, Mkandawire said the use of shallow wells and treadle pumps for irrigation had…
Mangochi, July 7: Deputy Programme Manager for Machinga Agriculture Development Division (ADD), Allan Kaliwo, has urged farmers in Mangochi to work hard in their fields to realise bumper yields. Speaking on Tuesday during an agriculture show held in the area of Traditional Authority (T/A) Bwananyambi in Mangochi, Kaliwo said agriculture…
Blantyre, 19 June 2017: Realizing the significance that factual reporting has on the agriculture sector development, the ministry  of agriculture in conjunction with the News alliance Policy Acceleration Support (NAPAS) is currently training journalist on techniques of upholding ethical reporting on the matter. The director of administration in the ministry…
Salima, 19 June 2017: Realizing the significance that factual reporting has on the agriculture sector development, the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, in conjunction with the News Alliance Policy Acceleration Support (NAPAS) is currently training journalist on techniques of upholding ethical reporting on the matter. The Director of…
Lilongwe,June6,2017: A local Non-governmental Organization, Humane Consortium on Nature for Mankind (HCNM) has crushed the maize ban, lifting demands by some quarters in the country as ill-motivated, saying such people do not have the welfare of Malawians at heart. HCNM, Human Rights Officer, Rodgers Pondani made the remarks in an…
Salima, June 6: Salima district agriculture development officer (DADO), Titani Maluwa Sunday asked communities in the district to embrace the use of local fertilizer noting that it was key to sustainable food security in the country. Speaking in an interview with the Malawi News Agency (Mana), Maluwa said the use…
Salima, May 30:  Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has awarded 29 outstanding farmers in Salima for mitigating challenges in the agricultural sector through championing and practicing of indigenous innovations. The ministry in partnership with Program of Accompanying Research for Agricultural Innovation (PARI) awarded farmers from seven extension planning…
Mzuzu, May 28, 2017: The Mzuzu Agricultural Development Division (ADD) has asked seed producing companies in the country to try as much as possible secure their brands to prevent counterfeit seeds from flooding the market. Programme Manager for Mzuzu ADD, Wellington Phewa, made the appeal during an agricultural field visit…
Lilongwe, May 26, 2017: Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Aggrey Masi on Friday said the ministry needs to employ more extension workers to improve agricultural production. Speaking after touring the Department of Agriculture Extension Services in Lilongwe, Masi said a lot is happening to improve crop and…
Zomba, May 25, 2017: Irrigation farmers in Zomba have expressed concern over the attack of Fall Army worms on their crops affecting approximately 143 hectares of land. Malawi News Agency’s (MANA) random survey in four Extension Planning Areas (EPAs) of Malosa, Chingale, Thondwe and Masaula revealed that farmers are uprooting…

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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...