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Lilongwe, April 14, 2019: An official in the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has said issuance of 2019/2020 farm gate prices has delayed. The delay has come about because the Ministry was conducting extensive consultations with various stakeholders to ensure that the prices are realistic and reasonable to…
Mzuzu, April, 13, 2019: As the agricultural season goes into harvesting period, Kasungu Agricultural Development Division Program Manager, George Kapelemera, has asked chiefs to get rid of middlemen buying crops below government set prices. He was speaking last week in Nkhata Bay during Mzuzu Agricultural Development Division (MZADD) field day…
Mchinji, April 15, 2019: Dairy farmers in Mchinji district have been tipped to venture into in production of more milk products if they are to win market competition against foreign milk and milk products. Kasungu Agriculture Development Divisions (ADD) Deputy Programmes Manager, Yusufu Shaibu made the remarks Friday during an…
Lilongwe, April 13, 2019:  Pigeon peas (Nandolo) farmers in Balaka are in fear that unreliable markets and long distances to the same may choke progress made in the production of the crop if the challenge is not sorted out.  Since the farmers were organised into an association under Farm Input…
Lilongwe, April 11, 2019: A top official in the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development says issuance of 2019/2020 farm gate prices has delayed because the ministry was conducting extensive consultations with various stakeholders. The ministry’s Agri-business officer Japhet Zingani said the consultations were made to ensure that the…
Mzuzu, April 10, 2019: Mkondezi Rice Farmers Cooperative in Nkhata Bay is failing to maximize rice production due to lack of ready and stable market. The Group, which last year (2018) harvested 57 metric tons of rice, says such huge volume of rice needed a reliable market for farmers to…
Lilongwe, April 9, 2019: Second round of the 2018/19 Agricultural Production Estimates Survey (APES) has predicted that wheat and cotton production in the 2018/19 agricultural season will down slope than before. APES which is conducted by the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation and Water Development every year to assess production…
Lilongwe April, 9 2019: Second round of crop harvest has projected a decrease of maize yields in Karonga district with the decrease of 2.30 percent as compared to last year. This was disclosed on Monday during a press briefing byMinistry of agriculture irrigation and water development on the second-round of…
Lilongwe, April 8, 2019: World Food Programme (WFP) Friday officially handed over six certified warehouses to Smallholder Farmer Cooperatives in Nsalu Village, Lilongwe. During the handover ceremony, Deputy General Representative of Embassy of Belgium and Government of Flanders, Nikolas Bossher expressed his expectations in highlighting his hopes for the cooperatives…
Kasungu, April 04, 2019: Farmers in Kasungu have been told to embrace agricultural technologies if they are to have an enhanced food, nutrition and income security. Controller of Agricultural Services, Alexander Bulirani made the remarks recently during a Field Day organized by Kasungu Agriculture Development Division (KADD) at Lisasadzi Extension…

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Seeking divine intervention through social media

Seeking divine intervention through social media

Phalombe, July 12, 2019: Social media networks like WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter have changed lives of Malawians in many aspects, be it in political, socioeconomic and religious circles. In the religious arena, social media has to some extent revolutionised the preaching of the Gospel. Social me...