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Rumphi, July 21, 2017: The Department of National Parks and Wildlife will relocate 30 elephants from Liwonde National Park in the southern region to Nyika National Park in the northern region. National Parks and Wildlife Division Manager responsible for the northern region, George Nxumayo told a District Executive Committee (DEC)…
Mchinji, July 18, 2017: Senior Group Village Headman Nyamawende of Traditional Authority Zulu in Mchinji has expressed concern over rampant cutting down of indigenous trees by communities for brick and charcoal burning businesses. Senior Group Village Headman Nyamawende made the remarks during an interview with the Malawi News Agency (Mana)…
A woman affected by floods carries a bag she received from donors - File Photo Karonga, July 17, 2017: Save the Children has embarked on a humanitarian assistance programme to the tune of K527 million in Karonga District to break down the cycle of disaster that occurs every year. Speaking to…
Lilongwe, July 15, 2017: The Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) Malawi says about 300 trees which are being down in Lilongwe Nature Sanctuary and Namilombwa Forest in Lilongwe to pave way for the installation of a 33 kV power line will be replaced by 3000 trees. Daulos Mauambeta, Environmental and Social…
Muluzi: I am happy to see that there are now sustainable alternative solutions Lilongwe, July 15, 2017: In a bid to protect Malawian forests, 14 Trees Durabric Production Company, a sister company to Lafarge Holcim Group has started offering soil stabilized brick to customers in Lilongwe which will help save…
Lilongwe, July 16, 2017: African governments renewed their commitments to restore degraded arable and forest land through regeneration of trees and shrubs using locally available resources and local farmers at the grassroots.  Delegates from several countries from southern Africa and other parts of the region met on Wednesday and Thursday…
Mwanza, July 16, 2017: A tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Thambani Gravity Fed Water Scheme in Mwanza has been drafted and is waiting for Key stakeholders to scrutinize it. Three parties involved in the MUO which is meant to facilitate the rehabilitation of the scheme in Sub Traditional Authority…
Blantyre, July 14, 2017: Southern & Eastern Regions’ Beam Trust Committee has put in place strategic measures to ensure that the general public is sensitized and made aware of environmental and sanitation issues. “You may wish to know that as a region, we are strategically geared to seeing to it…
Machinga, June 23: The Mangochi Second Grade Magistrate Court recently convicted and ordered Sub Inspector Palivati Kholowa, 42, of Zomba Police Station to pay K200, 000 or in default serve a one year jail term for being found in possession of charcoal produced from indigenous trees from Liwonde Forest Reserve.…
Kasungu, June 19, 2017: People in Kasungu have expressed their dissatisfaction with poor sanitation at Kasungu main market.  Speaking to Malawi News Agency (Mana) in an interview, one of the people who use the market Japhet Banda said the piling garbage is a health hazard. "The hygiene aspect of the…
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Malawi’s wildlife reserves find their feet

Malawi’s wildlife reserves find their feet

Blantyre, July 09, 2017: In the late 90s, Majete Wildlife Reserve in the lower Shire valley, south west of Malawi was losing its niche as a prolific home of wildlife game. Poor law enforcement, encroachment through deforestation and poaching left most species of wildlife animals like elephants on th...