24 September 2017
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Blantyre, September 21:  Blantyre district forestry office Tuesday arrested and fined a truck driver, Mc Donald Galison, 44 for being found carrying bags of charcoal worth 10 tonnes.   According to Galison, his boss who is the owner of Chimalira Enterprise in Ntcheu was not aware that he had carried…
Lilongwe, September 18, 2017: A non-governmental organisation (NGO) Chisomo Idea Community has advised people residing around Chinsapo clinic that it is high time that members of the community take responsibility of government built infrastructures that are given to them as their own. Speaking during a cleaning exercise at Chinsapo clinic…
Blantyre, September 15, 2017: A verification exercise on sanitation and hygiene in Traditional Authority (T/A) Makata in Blantyre shows that almost every household in the area has a decent and usable pit latrine. District Co-ordinator for Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) for Blantyre, Mustapha Maulidi disclosed this in an interview…
Flood victims rest - File Photo Mangochi, September 14, 2017: Implementing sectors of Climate Proofing Project in Mangochi have been challenged to focus on large scale activities in their respective work plans of 2018 for effective impact on lives of beneficiaries. District Project Coordinator for Climate Proofing Project in Mangochi,…
Nkhata Bay, September 8, 2017: Communities in Nkhata Bay are worried with the increase in the number of stray dogs and have asked the Department of Animal Health and Livestock Development to act to prevent an outbreak of rabies. Speaking in an interview, Member of Parliament for Nkhata Bay Central…
Blantyre, September 06, 2017: Communities around Chigumula in Blantyre have asked Blantyre City Council (BCC) to provide sanitary facilities at Chigumula mini market to prevent outbreak of waterborne related diseases. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) Tuesday, Village Headman (VH) Likotima expressed worry that the failure by BCC…
Blantyre, September 6, 2017: Blantyre District Council through the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Project is making headway in empowering communities so that they own and understand the importance of having sanitary facilities such as toilets and put them to proper use.  Co – coordinator for the WASH Project at the…
FLASHBACK: 2016 Flood victims resting at Bangula after being rescued from disaster - File Photo Lilongwe, September 5, 2017: With an aim of reducing the number of people affected by disasters, the Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) has this year committed to commemorate the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR)…
Machinga, September 5: Nkula Water Users Association (WUA) in Machinga has expressed concern over increased levels of deforestation saying the malpractice has negative implications on the water supply to consumers in the district. Nkula WUA Acting Manager, Wasili Mantchombe, expressed his concern Monday at Machinga Boma saying there is increased…
The UNDP team at a bee keeping project in Machinga Machinga, August 30, 2017: A United Nations Development Program (UNDP) team that recently toured Global Environmental Facility (GEF) and UNDP funded interventions taking place in Traditional Authority (T/A) Mlomba in Machinga said it is impressed with progress made so far. …
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