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A bumper harvest of maize Blantyre, May 8: One of the hybrid maize seed producers, Monsanto Malawi Limited has advised farmers to follow modern farming techniques as one way of increasing crop production.  The company’s Sales and Marketing Officer Dennis Kachikho advised the farmers on Wednesday during a field visit…
Project Manager for Concern World Wide inspecting conservation agriculture maize field - Pic by Kondwani Chitosi Lilongwe, May 3: Farmers who practice conservation agriculture in areas of Traditional Authorities Kabudula and Chitukula in Lilongwe are set to harvest 492 tons of maize this harvest season, a repeat of 2013/2014 season…
Misa Malawi Chairperson Thom Khanje - File Photo Mzuzu, May 3: Peacock Seeds has donated maize seeds to National Media Institute of Southern Africa (Namisa) as part of World Press Freedom Day celebrations. Peacock seeds has donated its CAP9001 worth K500, 000 which has a yield potential up to 14…
    Thyolo, April 27, 2015: Heifer International Malawi Programs Manager Gilbert Banda says shortage of assistant veterinary officers has negatively affected milk production in Thyolo. Banda made the remarks recently at Mangunda bulking group when the organisation donated bicycles, drugs, drugs boxes and sprayers to community animal health workers…
Chiyembekeza speaks with the media - File Photo Lilongwe, April 24: Government together with African Institute of Corporate Citizenship (AICC) say Malawi has potential of becoming highly productive in agriculture if rural farmers adopt modern technologies and innovations in farming. Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Dr. Allan Chiyembekeza,…
Chiyembekeza (in blue tie) inspects tobacco at the floors - Pic by Chikumbutso Kajani Mzuzu, April 23: Mzuzu Auction Floors officially opened Wednesday morning with farmers expressing dissatisfaction as well as disappointment over prices offered for their tobacco.  The development forced the sales to a halt for some minutes, only to…
Chiyembekeza (l) flanked by Secretary for Agriculture Erica Maganga speaks during the briefing - Pic by Stanley Makuti Lilongwe, April 22: Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development Dr. Allan Chiyembekeza, has said that the 2014/2015 agricultural season for maize production has decreased with 27.7 percent.  Speaking in Lilongwe, Tuesday,…
Chiyembekeza: Grow cassava to mitigate against effects of drought - File Photo Karonga, April 17: Minister of Agriculture Irrigation and Water Development, Dr Allan Chiyembekeza, has urged farmers at Vinthukutu Extension Planning Area (EPA) in Karonga District to grow cassava to mitigate effects of drought that has hit the district…
Lilongwe, April 17: Legumes Development Trust (LDT), a body under the umbrella Non-Governmental Organisation African Institute of Corporate Citizenship (AICC) has embarked on a project geared towards wooing farmers to adopt new legume crop farming technologies. The project, called Conservative Farming, which is being piloted in 12 districts nationwide, aims…
Mwanza, April 10: Village Bee Keeping Cooperatives in Mwanza have gained knowledge and skills in bee-keeping business management, thanks to a special training by the Centre for Environmental Policy Advocacy (CEPA). The training, made possible with funding from Christian Aid, also emphasised on processing, packaging, labelling and marketing of honey.…

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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...