11 December 2017
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Blantyre, January 9, 2017: The Association of Environmental Journalists (AEJ) in Malawi has partnered with the Leadership for Environment and Development, Southern Eastern Africa (LEAD-SEA) in a tree planting exercise as part of the National Tree Planting Season. In a statement released on 6 January, the tree planting exercise will…
Mchinji, January 9, 2017: Heavy rains characterized by hailstorms have destroyed thousands of houses affecting 4,842 people while crops have been washed away in Traditional Authorities Zulu, Simphasi and Dambe in Mchinji. Mchinji  District Council Disaster Desk Officer Kingsley Chioko Banda said heavy rains which fell on 3rd to 4th…
Machinga, January 2, 2017: Police in Machinga have arrested three men for allegedly killing a K2.5 million worthy Kudu Antelope that went out of bounds of the Liwonde National Park over the weekend. Machinga Police Public Relations Officer, Constable, Davie Sulumba confirmed the arrest of Jackson Mayera, 40, Idrissa Malizani,…
Blantyre, December 31, 2016: Effective communication is key in providing vital information about disaster risk management and early warnings on the same, a top government official said on Tuesday. Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology, Justin Saidi, said identifying and utilizing effective communication channels was vital…
Mangochi, December 24, 2016: Mangochi District Council Building Supervisor, James Mapiri has advised people living in the areas of Traditional Authorities Nankumba and Mponda to construct houses which can withstand the pressure of natural calamities. Mapiri gave the advice on Thursday during a sensitisation campaign in the two areas.  He…
Nsanje, December 20, 2016: The Nsanje District Forestry Office has been faulted for being inefficient in curbing environmental degradation because of its failure to implement forestry polices in the district.  The accusation was made by Sustainable Rural Community Development (SURCOD) Executive Director January Mvula in an interview Tuesday saying there…
Machinga, December 20, 2016: Machinga will experience serious water scarcity as streams in the gravity fed water schemes will dry up due to the current deforestation rate in Malosa and Liwonde forest reserves. District Water Officer for Machinga, Steve Meja, Tuesday  said that if the current deforestation is not addressed…
Dedza, December  15, 2016:  German Ambassador to Malawi, Juergen Borsch, has urged the country to channel more resources towards tree planting in order to effectively deal with climate change effects.   Speaking Tuesday in Dedza when he presented over 290,000 tree seedlings donated by his country through the German International…
      Lilongwe, December 14, 2016: Members of the Parliamentary Committee of Natural Resources have blamed the scary rate of deforestation on flaws in the Forestry Act and have challenged Government to have the Act amended in the current Parliament sitting. The assertion was made by the Parliamentary Committee’s…
Zomba, December 13, 2016: The Association of Environmental Journalists (AEJ) has expressed concern over the minimal usage of climate change information by people in the country. The Association’s president, Matthews Malata made the sentiments in Zomba Monday during an opening ceremony of a three day media capacity building engagement on…

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82 year-old Chinthuli breaks age barrier for love; marries 25 year-old

82 year-old Chinthuli breaks age barrier for love; marries 25 year-old

THYOLO, December 10, 2017: Bizarre things do happen in life sometimes. But for people of Goliati Village in Paramount Chief Ngolongoliwa in Thyolo, nothing could beat the marriage of octogenarian and a youth.  “It is an abomination,” some social commentators argue, while others see nothing wrong. ...