16 November 2019
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Lilongwe, November 1, 2019: Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services (DCCM) has asked government to recruit and deploy meteorologists to district councils to help interpret seasonal forecast and ensure that communities are warned in good time. DCCMs Director, Joram Nkhokwe made the call on Thursday in Zomba where his…
Rumphi, August 21, 2019: Ntchenachena Zone Natural Resources Committee Chairperson, Stain Nyasulu has been arrested for allegedly cutting down trees at Vitumbi area in Nyika National Park. According to Deputy Spokesperson for Rumphi Police Station, Tupeliwe Kabwilo, Nyasulu was last Friday found cutting down trees by game rangers who were…
Blantyre, August 19, 2019: Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) says the devolution of disaster management activities will enhance quick responses by government and its stakeholders to disasters as they occur. Secretary to the Vice President and Commissioner for DoDMA, Wilson Moleni said this Friday in Blantyre that the department…
Blantyre, August 16, 2019: Minister of Natural Resources Energy and Mining, Binton Kutsaira has asked management at National Oil Company of Malawi (NOCMA) to develop interest and start exploring gas and every other minerals available in the country. Speaking during a familiarisation tour of a fuel depot in Matindi, Blantyre,…
Blantyre, August 16, 2019: Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining, Binton Kutsaira has directed National Oil Company of Malawi (NOCMA) to construct additional fuel tanks to cater for the growing fuel demand. He issued the directive on Thursday when he toured NOCMA’s fuel depot at Matindi in Blantyre, saying…
Chikwawa, August 5, 2019: Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has bailed out Habitat for Humanity Malawi with K45 million for construction of 140 houses for Idai flood survivors in Chikwawa district. The Project will see communities from Group Village Headman Chabuka in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Lundu in…
Machinga, August 3, 2019: Women’s Forum Saturday donated assorted items to 100 disaster affected families in the area of Senior Group Village Head (GVH) Mizinga under Paramount Chief Kawinga in Machinga District. Machinga Women’s Forum Chairperson Beatrice Chisuse said the donation which includes, plates, cups and water buckets were delivered…
Mzuzu, July 31, 2019: Mzuzu City Mayor will on Saturday lead a ‘make Mzuzu clean’ exercise organised by Viphya Lions Club, a charitable organization, in conjunction with Mzuzu City Council. Speaking in an interview Wednesday, Viphya Lions Club district governor for Malawi and Mozambique, Victor Gondwe said the campaign aims…
Likoma, July 24, 2019:  Clean Likoma Initiative under the auspices of Likoma Island Conservation Foundation on Saturday launched a Clean Village Competition at Likoma Community Hall Ground in a bid to make the island plastic litter free. “We are happy with the initiative and grateful to the young people who…
Nsanje, July 13, 2019:  Traditional Authority (TA) Ndamela of Nsanje has made a commitment to provide a piece of land to people from the area of TA Nyachikadza which is flood prone to relocate to. He made the pledge during a meeting convened by Nsanje District Commissioner (DC) Thursday in…
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Conflicting policies hinder fight against child marriages

Conflicting policies hinder fight against child marriages

Blantyre, October 25, 2019: The whole Nimbire Village in Traditional Authority (TA) Mlomba in Machinga woke up that morning to the sad news that Amidu Frank, 19, had eloped with Khadija Yusufu, 13, (not her real name) to Blantyre. Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare team in ...