21 September 2018
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Lilongwe, September 18: Government has stressed the need for more funds to manage climate change effects by improving community resilience and reducing emissions of green house gases among other efforts. Government’s appeal for more funds to the cause comes in response to a report released by the German Watch, a…
Salima, September 15, 2018:  Salima District Council, through the Department of Forestry, says will establish forestry by-laws aimed at promoting participation in the protection, control and management of trees on customary land and forests by the people. The by-laws will also involve demarcation and management of forest areas, ownership of…
Mulanje, September 13, 2018:Mulanje Mountain Conservation Trust (MMCT) will this year plant 500,000 cedar trees on Mulanje Mountain. Programme Officer for MMCT, Ibrahim Mitole said Thursday in Mulanje that the whole project seeks to restore the cedar tree which is becoming instinct in the Mulanje Mountain. He said MMCT has…
Chikwawa, September 12, 2018: Chikwawa District Council has released a report indicating that 1,350 households were affected in the Sunday’s evening windstorm. The report from the district’s Assistant Disaster Officer, Francis Kadzokoya indicates that about four Traditional Authorities of Ngabu, Lundu, Chapananga and Katunga were affected in the catastrophe. “About…
Mulanje, September 13, 2018: Mulanje District Council on Wednesday donated plastic sheets to victims whose houses were destroyed by strong winds last Sunday.  On this day, several areas in the district experienced the rainfall which was accompanied by strong winds, leaving many homeless, injured and without food. According to a…
Mulanje, September 12, 2018: At least 600 houses have been destroyed by a windstorm that hit Mulanje District on Sunday evening. Preliminary results from a quick assessment done by Mulanje District Civil Protection Committee (DCPC) on Monday and Tuesday, shows that about 628 households and nine schools have been affected…
Salima, September 12, 2018: People plying businesses around Kamuzu Road Market in Salima have complained of poor sanitation that has engulfed the market.  According to reports, the situation has been worsened by insufficient dumping places and uncollected waste. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency (MANA) on Tuesday, one…
Lilongwe, September 11, 2018: Government of Malawi with support from UNDP has introduced a Participatory Integrated Climate Services for Agriculture (PICSA) approach, aimed at enabling farmers to make informed decisions based on observed and accurate weather and climate information for their area.  The approach, pioneered by the University of Reading…
Salima, September 5, 2018: Malawi Lake Basin Program (MLBP) has embarked on a project aimed at promoting use of energy-saving stoves with the hope to reduce wanton cutting down of trees for firewood in Salima District. Speaking to Malawi News Agency (MANA) on Tuesday, District Coordinator for MLBP, Mwabi Sichinga…
Ntcheu, September 3, 2018. Inkosi ya Makosi Gomani V of Ntcheu Saturday rewarded some of the Maseko Ngoni chiefs for playing an important role in conservation and restoration of the environment. Presenting the rewards to four deserving chiefs during the Umhlangano celebrations of the Maseko Ngonis which took place at…
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Kameme’s broken marriages

Kameme’s broken marriages

Chitipa, September 18, 2018: He returned home very late at around 3 am after drinking chipumu, a strong local opaque beer popular in Chitipa.  Wielding a panga knife (machete), he asked his wife to pack her belongings and move out of the house at such an odd hour. I found Joyce (not her real name)...