17 August 2019
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Mchinji, July 13, 2018: The District Forestry Officer for Mchinji, Harold Kanthenga has appealed to communities, especially women in Mchinji to get involved in sustainable management of forests by promoting regeneration of trees which are being cut down due to illegal charcoal production. He spoke this during a tour to…
Mchinji, 13 July, 2018: Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has admitted that water scarcity is a major challenge affecting communities in hard- to-reach areas in the country. The ministry’s Chief Community Water Supply and Sanitation Officer, Tenacious Sitolo, said this is because most water points are not working.…
Karonga, July 12, 2018: Government will from August this year start rehabilitating North Rukulu River dyke to the tune of K254 million from World Bank to control perennial flush floods to areas around Karonga Boma. Speaking Wednesday at Rukulu Primary School during a visit to Disaster Risk Reduction clubs, Karonga…
FLASHBACK: Flood victims resting at Bangula after being rescued  Mulanje, July 7, 2018:  Senior Chief Nkanda in Mulanje District has given government a go- ahead to put up flood barriers along Thuchira River without compensating hundreds of farmers who will be affected, saying the development will save a lot of…
Dedza July 03, 2018: UNICEF through World Vision Malawi has embarked on a project which aims at preventing malnutrition in under-five children and adolescents in Dedza district. The project which is being implemented in four districts of Machinga, Mangochi, Salima and Dedza is in response towards the poor nutrition status…
FLASHBACK: Villagers escape using canoes to higher grounds from their washed away homes - Govati Nyirenda Nsanje, July 4, 2018: Women and children are said to be the most affected groups when disasters strike, Catholic Development Commission (CADECOM) of Chikwawa Diocese report on participatory hazard, vulnerability and capacity assessment (PVCA)…
Nkhotakota, June 27, 2018: African Parks (AP), a nongovernmental organisation responsible for managing Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve has expressed concern over increasing cases of vandalism and animal poisoning in the reserve. The organisation, which also manages Majete Game Reserve and Liwonde National Parks, says human-wildlife conflicts may deepen in surrounding communities…
Balaka, June 26, 2018 Balaka district is said to be prone to have dry water taps come August 1, 2018 because of low water table levels at its source, Malawi News Agency (Mana) has established. According to Mpira Water Scheme Manager, Samuel Khomani, the dam located in Ntcheu is the only…
Nkhotakota, June 26, 2018: In order to preserve and sustainably develop the fish species that are fast depleting in the country, Nkhotakota Chiefs in partnership with the district council and Ripple Africa will demarcate some fish breeding sites in Chia lagoon and Lake Malawi. Chiefs and councillors say they are…
Flood victims at evacuation Centre in Chikwawa during the 2015 floods - File Photo Chikwawa, June 24, 2018: Evangelical Association of Malawi (EAM) has advised various stakeholders in the country especially those implementing disaster risk management activities to consider embracing risk assessment as a priority. EAM’s Programmes Officer, James Kaligwembe…

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Seeking divine intervention through social media

Seeking divine intervention through social media

Phalombe, July 12, 2019: Social media networks like WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter have changed lives of Malawians in many aspects, be it in political, socioeconomic and religious circles. In the religious arena, social media has to some extent revolutionised the preaching of the Gospel. Social me...