11 December 2017
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Blantyre, August 28, 2014, Mana: President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has pledged continuous support to the Agricultural Sector towards the achievement of notable economic growth. Professor Mutharika made the assurance Thursday at Chichiri Trade Fair grounds in Blantyre where he officially opened the 11th National Agriculture Fair. President Mutharika said…
  Kasungu, August 21: Youths in the country have been challenged not only to gain other vocational skills but also take up farming. Minister of Sports and Youth Development Grace Chiumia said this when she visited youth of Kasungu on Wednesday. Chiumia said young people must diversify their ideas and…
  Ntcheu, August 21, 2014, Mana: National Smallholder Farmers Association of Malawi (NASFAM) and farmers’ representatives Tuesday engaged Councilors of Ntcheu District Council in a meeting to lobby the councilors to priotize the promotion of agriculture in the district. Speaking during the meeting, NASFAM Policy and Advocacy Coordinator, John Chipeta…
Blantyre, August 18, 2014, Mana: The Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCCI) said the agriculture sector still has lowest productivity, although there have been some initiatives undertaken in order to revamp it. MCCCI’s Manager for Public-Private Dialogue (PPD), Hope Chavula told the Malawi News Agency (Mana) that…
Victoria Falls, August 14, Mana: Malawi is among the five Southern African Development Community (Sadc) countries that have surplus food and ready to support other countries in the region. SADC director of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Margret Nyirernda, made the remarks Wednesday during a SADC Secretariat departmental media briefing…
Lilongwe, August 11: United States (US) Embassy on Friday August 8, 2014 inaugurated a piggery project in Dowa which aims at generating money to support vulnerable community members like orphans and the elderly. US Embassy representative, Joshua George inaugurated the Piggery project by the Kalonga Kasukunya development Committee in Traditional…
Lilongwe, August 4: About 138,800 small holder farmers from Lilongwe representing 9.25 per cent of the total number of beneficiaries at national level will benefit from the 2014/2015 Farm Input Subsidy Program (Fisp), Malawi News Agency (Mana) has learnt. According to a document presented to councillors, Members of Parliament and…
Lilongwe, August 2: Government says the use of sustainable innovations to increase agricultural productivity is a vital key in meeting the country’s food security objectives, through the Agricultural Sector Wide Approach program (ASWAp). Sphiwe Mauwa, Chairperson of Program Steering Committee (PSC) of Agroforestry Food Security Program (AFSP) made the remarks…
Lilongwe, August 2, 2014: Government says the use of sustainable innovations to increase agricultural productivity is a vital key in meeting the country’s food security objectives, through the Agricultural Sector Wide Approach program (ASWAp).   Sphiwe Mauwa, Chairperson of Program Steering Committee (PSC) of Agroforestry Food Security Program (AFSP) made…
Mulanje, August 2, 2014: The Department of Agriculture and Irrigation in Mulanje says it intends to turn annual agriculture shows it has been holding into agriculture fairs that would benefit farmers both economically and technically.   District Agricultural Development Officer (DADO) for Mulanje, Sheila Kang’ombe disclosed the objective during this…

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82 year-old Chinthuli breaks age barrier for love; marries 25 year-old

82 year-old Chinthuli breaks age barrier for love; marries 25 year-old

THYOLO, December 10, 2017: Bizarre things do happen in life sometimes. But for people of Goliati Village in Paramount Chief Ngolongoliwa in Thyolo, nothing could beat the marriage of octogenarian and a youth.  “It is an abomination,” some social commentators argue, while others see nothing wrong. ...