17 January 2019
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 Blantyre, January 12, 2019. Anglican Diocese of Southern Malawi has organized a tree planting exercise to complement government efforts of restoring the country’s vegetative cover during the rainy season. The event which targets to plant over 50,000 trees will take place on January 12, 2019 at South Lunzu Parish, Machinjiri…
Mchinji, January 9, 2019. The Department of Tourism in the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism is finalizing a draft on Domestic Tourism Marketing Strategy (DTMS) which is aimed at putting in place mechanisms to grow the number of locals that visit and utilise tourism facilities in the country. Once…
Mchinji, January 08, 2019,  Heavy rains over the weekend destroyed crops, houses and schools and other infrastructure in the areas of Traditional Authorities (T/As) Nyoka and Mduwa respectively in Mchinji district over the weekend. The down pour has affected over 500 households in the villages of Mtengula, Mkunda, Kangwere, Mzanga,…
Zomba, January 08, 2019: The future of aquatic animals in Lake Chilwa is said to be bright following heavy downpours that have been experienced in different parts of Zomba, Phalombe and Machinga districts. The lake which completely dried up between October and November last year to an extent of using…
Karonga, December 26, 2018: Kachila Youth Initiative has introduced cook stoves which conserve environment through use of little firewood to 3, 000 households in Karonga through a project worth K14. 5million. Speaking in an interview Tuesday, the organisation’s executive director Matchona Ngwira said wanton cutting down of trees for firewood…
 Zomba, December 24, 2018. National Herbarium and Botanic Gardens of Malawi (NHBG) has emphasized on the need for availability of water supply throughout the year for meaningful realization of botanical gardens in the country. NHBG Director General, Prof James Seyani expressed the sentiments to journalists on a media tour to…
Lilongwe, December 24, 2018:  Office of the Ombudsman and staff on Thursday planted 1,000 trees at Ngwangwa in the area of Traditional Authority Mtema in Lilongwe. Speaking after the tree planting exercise, Ombudsman Martha Chizuma- Mwangonde said the tree planting exercise was part of their social responsibility and also a…
Nsanje, December 19,2018: Malawi Red Cross Society (MRCS) has trained 60 Community Based Disaster Response Teams (CBDRTs) from six villages in Nsanje District. MRCS’ Nsanje District Project Officer Patricia Gadi Nsanje said Tuesday after the training that the district is affected by disasters such as floods annually hence the capacity…
Rumphi, December 13, 2018: Learners and teachers are helpless at Matunkha Primary School in Kamphenda Zone where a classroom block was blown off by strong winds that came along with heavy downpour. Disaster Management Officer at Rumphi District Education Manager’s Office, Isaac Nyirongo confirmed the development Wednesday in an interview…
Lilongwe, December 13, 2018: A group of Civil Society Organization (CSO) on Tuesday launched Creation Care and Renew Our World Network on environment focusing on people as God’s image that are affected by these environmental negative impacts of environmental degradation in climate change. The network aimed at care and concern…
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Water scarcity in Balaka and Ntcheu: Government drills High Yielding Boreholes to mitigate water shortage

Water scarcity in Balaka and Ntcheu: Government drills High Yielding Boreholes to mitigate water shortage

Blantyre, January 11, 2018: Government has said it has drilled eight high yielding boreholes around Mpira Dam catchment area to address water scarcity in Balaka and Ntcheu districts which came as a result of drying up of the dam. Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, director o...