23 April 2019
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Lilongwe, September 17: The United Nation's 2014 State of Food Insecurity in the World-SOFI 2014 report has declared Malawi an achiever of the Millennium Development Goals-MDG on hunger, which is to halve, between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people who suffer from hunger. The report, which is published annually…
Lilongwe, September 8, 2014, Mana: Statistics from the 2014  Malawi Vulnerable Assessment Committee-MVAC on national food security have project that about 640, 009 people in the country  will not be able to meet their food requirements during the 2014/15 consumption period. Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development,  Goodall Gondwe,  whose…
Ntcheu, September 6: Care Malawi has embarked on activities geared at mitigating the impact of drought and flooding in districts along the Lake Malawi southwestern escarpment. The organization is implementing the activities under Drought Mitigation through Irrigation and Conservation Agriculture Extension (DICE) Project with funding from United States Agency for…
Ntcheu, September 5: National Smallholder Association of Malawi (Nasfam) has tipped farmers in Ntcheu to be patronizing agriculture fairs for them to promote their visibility and find better markets for their produce and develop partnerships with agro-based organizations. The call was made Thursday by Ntcheu Nasfam Business Manager, Patricia Chipeta…
  Blantyre, September 3: Agricultural sector has been located a lion’s share in the 2014-2015national budget, an indication that as one of the Sub-Saharan developing countries, Malawi’s economy hugely depends on agriculture. During the presentation of 2014-2015 national budget, Minister of Finance, Goodall Gondwe said agricultural sector has been allocated…
  Ntcheu, September 2: Smallholder farmers of Kandewu and Msipe Extension Planning Areas in Ntcheu have commended Africa Research in Sustainable Intensification for the Next Generation (Africa Rise) which is an agricultural research based organization for involving them in a research which has led to the improvement of soil fertility…
Lilongwe August 31: Malawi’s Vice President Saulos Chilima says Malawi will learn a lot from Israel during his visit to the country especially in the area of irrigation technology. The Vice President was briefing the media at Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe before he departed for a three-day official visit…
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…

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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...