24 April 2018
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Lilongwe, July 15, 2017: The Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) Malawi says about 300 trees which are being down in Lilongwe Nature Sanctuary and Namilombwa Forest in Lilongwe to pave way for the installation of a 33 kV power line will be replaced by 3000 trees. Daulos Mauambeta, Environmental and Social…
Muluzi: I am happy to see that there are now sustainable alternative solutions Lilongwe, July 15, 2017: In a bid to protect Malawian forests, 14 Trees Durabric Production Company, a sister company to Lafarge Holcim Group has started offering soil stabilized brick to customers in Lilongwe which will help save…
Lilongwe, July 16, 2017: African governments renewed their commitments to restore degraded arable and forest land through regeneration of trees and shrubs using locally available resources and local farmers at the grassroots.  Delegates from several countries from southern Africa and other parts of the region met on Wednesday and Thursday…
Mwanza, July 16, 2017: A tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Thambani Gravity Fed Water Scheme in Mwanza has been drafted and is waiting for Key stakeholders to scrutinize it. Three parties involved in the MUO which is meant to facilitate the rehabilitation of the scheme in Sub Traditional Authority…
Blantyre, July 14, 2017: Southern & Eastern Regions’ Beam Trust Committee has put in place strategic measures to ensure that the general public is sensitized and made aware of environmental and sanitation issues. “You may wish to know that as a region, we are strategically geared to seeing to it…
Machinga, June 23: The Mangochi Second Grade Magistrate Court recently convicted and ordered Sub Inspector Palivati Kholowa, 42, of Zomba Police Station to pay K200, 000 or in default serve a one year jail term for being found in possession of charcoal produced from indigenous trees from Liwonde Forest Reserve.…
Kasungu, June 19, 2017: People in Kasungu have expressed their dissatisfaction with poor sanitation at Kasungu main market.  Speaking to Malawi News Agency (Mana) in an interview, one of the people who use the market Japhet Banda said the piling garbage is a health hazard. "The hygiene aspect of the…
Rumphi, May 29, 2017: Lilongwe Wildlife Conservation Trust (LWT) says it will step up its efforts towards conserving and protecting wildlife by engaging local communities around Nyika National Park and Vwaza Marsh Wildlife Reserve in Rumphi District. LWT’s Head of Environmental Education and Community Conservation Clement Manjaalera said this in…
Karonga, May 28, 2017: As torrential rains continue to damage hundreds of houses year in and out in Karonga, a local Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) called Loncha Development Centre which is based in Rumphi has launched a project of constructing houses using earth bags in order to minimize the effects of…
Blantyre, May 27, 2017: Survivors of disasters in Blantyre are expected to be served better following skills imparted in their leaders on how to handle complaints from the victims. Assistant District Social Welfare Officer (ADSWO) for Blantyre Chikumbutso Salifu disclosed this during a training workshop held in the district for…

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Good tobacco labour practices send children back to school

Good tobacco labour practices send children back to school

Kasungu, April 14, 2018: Tchesa Full Primary School in Kasungu east had less than 550 learners in 2012. The school saw most children shunning its doors because they had to help parents in tobacco production. Head teacher Zuze Mthiko says enrollment was very low compared to children’s population in...