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Machinga, May 21, 2018: Paramount Chief Kawinga of Machinga has expressed concern over the excessive cutting down of tress by communities surrounding Chikala hill. He asked Machinga District Council and other players to quickly find a solution to the problem. Kawinga said this Sunday during a field visit to interventions…
Chitipa, May 20, 2018: Chief Director in the Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining Chimwemwe Banda has advised communities to make formal requests if they want to be considered for electricity installation.  "Unless people in a particular area make formal request on their electricity requirements through their Member of…
Mchinji, May 18,2018: Some residents in Mchinji have raised concerns over poor sanitary conditions at a new slaughterhouse constructed by Mchinji District Council, saying the situation may lead to disease outbreak. The council opened the slaughter house in December, last year (2017) at the Boma market, however, market users complain…
Mzuzu, May 18, 2018: The Mzuzu City Council says it intends to privatize waste management services in the city, including its recently opened Msiro Waste Management facility to ensure effective service delivery. Speaking this week in the city during a briefing for the city’s private waste managers, the council’s director…
Nkhotakota, May 15, 2018: Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi (WESM), has built 22 toilets at Luluzi Primary School in Nkhotakota in order to improve hygiene and enrollment of girl learners. This is in line with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology’s drive to achieve toilet/pupil ratio of 1:60.…
Signed the warning letter: Smart Gwedemula Ntcheu, May 11, 2018: Ntcheu District Council has issued a strong warning to a tenant who runs and manages paying toilets at the district’s main bus depot which was being used to store food stuffs by vendors. The council’s warning comes against the background…
Ntchisi, May 7, 2018: Traditional Authority Kasakula of Ntchisi district has appealed for a review of the Forestry Act, claiming the current one is weak because encroachers are mostly asked to pay just a small fine. He was speaking during a bi-annual meeting for Ntchisi and Nkhotakota districts which are…
Blantyre, May 4, 2018: Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services (MET) has warned of drop in temperatures during the night and morning hours as the month of May marks the beginning of winter season in the country. A statement of weather update released earlier this week, signed by MET…
ZOMBA, May 03, 2018: The Department of Natural Resources through Zomba Plantation Office has declared that trees in the plantation were ready for harvest and timber sawing starting from May this year. Speaking during a meeting with Timber Millers Cooperation on Monday, Zomba Plantation Manager, Leonard Kamangadazi disclosed that the…
MWANZA, April 02, 2018: Mwanza District Council has urged communities of Traditional Authority (TA) Govati in the district to protect trees to help conserve water. The call was made recently by Mwanza District Council Chairperson, Godfrey Zamaheya during Water Day Commemorations at Muwale Primary School Ground. "Trees help retain water…
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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...