11 December 2017
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Lilongwe, May 25, 2017: Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development Aggrey Massi Wednesday launched awareness campaign for the fight against fall armyworms with a call to chiefs to help spread the message to the masses. “We need the chiefs to take the message to farmers to supplement the…
Lilongwe, May 24, 2017: A strange disease, papaya mealy bug, has broken out in Lilongwe and it is attacking pawpaw, agriculture authorities confirmed with Malawi News Agency (Mana). The disease is characterized by a white wooly coating that in some instances cover the whole fruit making it less attractive for…
Phalombe, May 23, 2017: The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations on Friday donated six motorbikes to the Phalombe District Agriculture Development Office (DADO) to improve dissemination of Climate Smart Agriculture messages among farmers in the district. Speaking during the handover ceremony, Assistant District Agricultural Development Officer…
Lilongwe, May 13, 2017: Malawi Government is said to be set to send a Malawian delegation to Brazil to learn how to deal with army worms. This was disclosed in Lilongwe during the signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the government of Malawi and Brazil. Both Minister…
Dowa May 10, 2017: The Dowa District Executive Committee (DEC) has approved and granted the Tobacco Association of Malawi (TAMA) a go ahead to implement Phase 2- TAMA Occupation Safety and Health (OSH) Risk Assessment project in the district from May – October, 2017. Phase 1 of OSH Risk Assessment…
Ntcheu, May 12, 2017: Mosanto Malawi Limited says it will, by the end of this year, introduce a new maize seed variety in a bid to give farmers a wide choice of hybrid maize seed varieties which are produced by the company and sold through its agro-dealers across the country.…
Blantyre, May 10, 2017: Most disaster interventions have been noted to only carter for humanitarian assistance despite the disasters negatively impacting on both people’s lives and livestock.  Acting Director of Animal Health and Livestock Development in the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Dr Patrick Chikungwa made the observation…
Chikwawa, May 10, 2017: The Sustainable Rural Growth and Development Initiative (SRGDI) says its K20million solar powered irrigation scheme to be constructed in Chikwawa will improve the economic status of the youths in the district. The revelation was made Tuesday during a Youth and Sports Technical Working Committee Meeting which…
Mangochi, April 27, 2017: People in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Chowe in Mangochi have embraced the cultivation of orange fleshed sweet potatoes being advocated by the Malawi Lake Basin Programme (MLBP).  The orange fleshed sweet potatoes are known for their potential in increasing a person natural defense against…
Blantyre, April 27, 2017: The Shire Valley Agriculture Development Division (SVADD) has plans to intensify winter cropping as one means of beating the current food shortage that has engulfed the area due to dry spells and false Army Worms. Shire Valley Agriculture Development Division (SVADD) Program Manager Ida Mwato told…

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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. ...