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Blantyre, March 6, 2019: Malawi Confederations of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCCI) has organized a farmers market from March 2, 2019 at the Trade Fair grounds in Blantyre. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana), MCCCI Communications Manager, Millie Kasunda said this will be the second farmers…
Blantyre, March 1, 2019: The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation andWater Development estimates that this year’s maize production will be at 3,387,587 metric tons, representing a 25.6 percent increase in production as compared to the 2017/2018 final round estimate of 2,697,959 metric tons. The production increase was mentioned during the 2018/2019…
Lilongwe, February 28, 2019: Malawi Government says through the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has managed to eradicate the Fall Army worm outbreaks in the 2018-2019 farming season. The fall army worm, which has been so destructive to the staple grain-maize, affected three districts of Salima, Balaka and…
Karonga, February 26, 2019: Greenbelt Authority has threatened to relocate K800 million Illora-Nthola-Ngosi irrigation scheme project in Karonga, to undisclosed place, amid community denial to offer land for implementation. Greenbelt Authority Public Relations Officer (PRO), Maganizo Mazeze told the media in Karonga Friday, that the project has support in the…
Blantyre, February 4, 2019: Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has expressed need for concerted efforts for the agricultural commercialisation to be successful in the country. Agricultural Commercialisation Project (AGCOM) Coordinator in the ministry, Ted Nankhumwa made the remarks in Blantyre during an interface meeting with the private sector…
Blantyre, February 1, 2019: Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Joseph Mwanamvekha recently said the country should expect a bumper yield in the 2018-2019 growing season due to adequate rains and a drop in the incidence of Fall Army Worm. Mwanamvekha added that the general crop outlook particularly that…
Mangochi, January 30, 2019: Chancellor College in collaboration with Fisheries Research Unit and other three partners have extended the implementation of Nsomba N’chuma project to the second phase following some lessons learnt during Phase 1 of the intervention.   Chief Fisheries Officer for Research in Monkey Bay, Mangochi, Dr. Harold…
Balaka, January 17, 2019: The Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Joseph Mwanamvekha says the country should expect bumper yield in 2018-2019 growing season due to adequate rainfall. Mwanamvekha said despite experiencing usual challenges of floods in some parts of the country, prospects are quite encouraging that farmers will…
Nkhata Bay, January 16, 2019: The Department of Agricultural Development through Animal Health in Nkhata Bay is shooting down stray dogs to prevent an outbreak of rabies in the district. District Agricultural Development Officer, Lyaz Nyirenda told Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Wednesday that authorities had already killed 10 dogs…
Mzimba, December 26, 2018: Communities in Mzimba District have been advised to adopt backyard integrated farming for them to afford a balanced diet of six food groups at household level. The district’s Afikepo Nutrition Programme coordinator Mabvuto Mfune advised the people recently during an open day at Champhira Extension Planning…

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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...