11 December 2017
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Youth to be helped in their farming activities Rumphi, August 4, 2017: Centre for Youth and Development (CYD) will from August this year start implementing a three-year project aimed at inspiring young farmers to reduce poverty and create sustainable livelihoods in vulnerable communities in Rumphi District. Speaking on Wednesday when…
Made the donation: Japanese ambassador to Malawi Kae Yanagisawa Blantyre, July 27, 2017: The Japanese Government through Gift of Givers on Wednesday handed over Sagonja Borehole Pumping Irrigation Scheme to communities around Traditional Authority (T/A) Chigaru in Blantyre. Speaking during the handover ceremony, Japanese ambassador to Malawi Kae Yanagisawa said Japan…
Bags of fertilizer Chiradzulu July 27, 2017: Chiradzulu rural housing officer Jimmy Masina Tuesday expressed concern over delays in the supply of materials for the cement and Malata subsidy programme in the district. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana), Masina said those awarded contracts to procure and deliver…
Zomba, July 26, 2017: Farmers in Zomba have expressed concern over continued poor prices of produce being offered on the market despite putting effort in value addition.  Speaking during an Agricultural F which was organized by Zomba District Council  Wednesday, Chairperson for Domasi Green Corner Umoyo Cooperative Society, Esnart Luwanika…
Blantyre, July 26, 2017:  Nkhunga Police in Nkhotakota is keeping is in custody a 39 year old man for defiling a 14-year old standard 2 pupil. According to Nkhunga Police Public and Media Liaison Officer, Laban Makalani, the incident happened on Monday when the suspect, Robert Phiri, coaxed the girl…
Mangochi, July 19, 2017: Farmers from Kuitunji Village in Traditional Authority (TA) Katuli in Mangochi were on Monday drilled on how best they could increase pigeon peas production through treatment of the crop using recommended chemicals. During a field day organized by Farmers Organisation Limited (FOL) held at Matimbaya, the…
Phalombe, July 17, 2017: People of Mtoliwa Village in Traditional Authority (T/A) Jenala in Phalombe are making easy money through sales of soap made from Jatrofa Plants, an initiative that was facilitated by United Purpose (UP). The organization which is implementing a Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Project in the…
Phalombe, July 17, 2017: Farmers in Phalombe have raised concerns over the conduct of Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (Admarc) Clerks in the district, who are allegedly buying vendors’ maize while refusing to buy farmers’ produce despite government’s campaign that is encouraging farmers to sell maize to Admarc and not…
Nsanje, July 15: Nsanje borehole spare parts shop owners have blasted their members of parliament for shunning and not empowering them economically when they are procuring borehole spare parts using the Constituency Development Funds (CDF). The concerned borehole spare parts shop owners voiced out their concerns during an interface meeting…
Nsanje, July 14: Nsanje District Irrigation Officer, Movete Mkandawire, says the problem of drought which the district has been facing over the years can be alleviated by adopting solar powered irrigation farming. Speaking in an interview recently, Mkandawire said the use of shallow wells and treadle pumps for irrigation had…

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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. ...