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New York: Monday, 13th March, 2017:The Minister for Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare, Jean Kalilani has said Malawi has done very well in economic empowerment of women especially in the work sector at the continental level. Kalilani made the remarks during a side event organized by the Malawi Government in conjunction with UN Women on the margins of the Commission on the…
Mzimba, February 28, Mana: Women in Mzimba have pushed the blame on Ngoni culture saying it does not recognize and empower them to take up leadership positions in both spheres of politics and development platforms in their communities. This was disclosed on Monday at Nkhamenya, during a training on Women…
Blantyre, February 28, 2017:  It takes a long and winding road to reach Group Village Headman Mwangata in the area of Traditional Authority (T/A) Somba in Blantyre District. In fact, to reach the village it takes a person at least one good hour on foot from Chadzunda Trading Centre. What…
Rumphi, February 23, 2017: The African Development Bank (ADB), which finances the Sustainable Rural Water and Sanitation Infrastructure for Improved Health Livelihoods Project in Rumphi, says is concerned with the slow pace at which the project is progressing in the district. The ADB Mission made the sentiments after touring different…
Nsanje, February 14, 2017: Nsanje South and Nsanje South West Parliamentarians are under fire for alleged failing to push for a good road network involving the 27 kilometer Nsanje-Marka Road which is currently in very bad shape. Concerned constituents including the business community on Monday faulted their parliamentarians Thom Kamangira…
Lilongwe, December 15, 2016: Ehime Nearshore Development Council (ENDC), consisting of 23 Japanese companies has expressed interest in investing in Malawi, especially in the Information Communications Technology (ICT) sector. Speaking during a meeting with the Planning Section of Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (MoICT), the President of ENDC explained…
Blantyre, November 15, 2016: Word Alive Commission for Relief and Development (WACRAD) has scaled up its programmes aimed to reach households in Blantyre that were under targeted by the Malawi Vulnerability Assessment Committee (MVAC) response of 2015-2016 in Senior Chief Kapeni’s area despite that the area  has the highest population…
  Lilongwe, September 26 : Mixon Faluweki, inventor of Padoko Charger has formed a business partnership with Chinese electronics manufacturing company which is expected to be supplying him with components for his innovations. Faluweki broke the news, Friday at Chileka International Airport on arrival from China where he had gone…
  Lilongwe, September 20: The traffic police in Lilongwe Monday embarked on a major traffic clean-up of the city, impounding vehicles that do not conform to the laid traffic regulations. The exercise follows a spate of road accidents across the country especially in the month of September with many lives…
  Lilongwe, September 19: The Local Development Fund (LDF), an agent for local development implementation, on Friday donated vehicles to all the 35 councils in the country to ease transportation challenges the councils face. Making the donation, LDF Executive Director, Charles Mandala said working closely with the councils in the…
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Enhancing communities’ resilience to floods

 Enhancing communities’ resilience to floods

Lilongwe, May 22: Floods have become a common occurrence in most parts of Malawi and the resulting damage has had far reaching consequences on individual lives and their communities. For people of Group Village Headman (GVH) Dzindevu and the surrounding areas in Dedza have been part of the statisti...