23 January 2018
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Salima, February 7, 2017: Over 150 families from Mtauchila Village Tradional Authority Pemba in Salima have been displaced by massive floods from the nearby Lifidzi River which have destroyed  dwelling homes, crops and the road network last Sunday. According to Newton Chirambo, the District Meteorological Service Officer, the floods are…
Mangochi, February 06, February 2017: Member of Parliament (MP) for Mangochi West, Geoffrey Mereka Chiwondo has urged communities in the district to be vigilant in fighting deforestation for the country to witness meaningful change. Chiwondo pointed out that communities have to play a very active role in restoring the environment…
Untitled Document Phalombe, February 6, 2017: Catholic Youths in the Blantyre Archdiocese have embarked on a tree planting campaign aimed at replenishing nature and creation which have been badly depleted over the past years in the country. Youths from different Deaneries of the Church trading under the Young Christian Workers…
Lilongwe, February 2,  2017: Survival rate of trees to be planted during this year’s and the coming tree planting seasons is expected to rise if the tree survival campaign continues to be effectively implemented. Director of Forestry in the Ministry of Natural Resources Energy and Mining, Dr Clement Chilima on…
Lilongwe, February 2, 2017: Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) which is implementing electricity generation projects in the country has vowed to plant 75,000 seedlings this year in response to government’s call for institutions to intervene in dressing the country’s bare grounds. The exercise is one way of replacing trees the institution…
Lilongwe, January 25, 2017: President Prof. Peter Mutharika has stressed the need for the country to attain a 100 per cent tree survival rate in the 2016/2017 tree planting season. He made the call at Kalambo Primary School in Lilongwe on Wednesday where he officially launched the 2016/2017 tree planting…
Blantyre, January 23, 2017: Blantyre Press Club (BPC), a grouping of media practitioners says with support from Puma Energy plans to plant one million trees in different parts of the country by December this year as one way of addressing deforestation in Malawi. As part of their commitment, the grouping…
Lilongwe, January 20, 2017: The 2016/17 rainy season has so far claimed 17 lives, with 9 lost due to lightning, Commissioner for the Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA), Ben Botolo, disclosed on Wednesday. He said this at press briefing the Department organized at its Headquarters in Lilongwe to brief…
Mulanje, January 19, 2017: Mulanje District has set aside over 2, 500, 000 tree seedlings to be planted across the district to help curb deforestation and preserve the environment.  In an interview with the Malawi News Agency (MANA) Thursday, District Forestry Officer (DFP) for Mulanje Lemos Mlaviwa said a date…
Blantyre, January 19, 2017: The South Zone Forest Office confiscated a total of 1,622 charcoal bags between November and December last year in its bid to address high levels of environmental degradation. The Malawi News Agency (MANA) established the development during an interview with South Zone Forestry Enforcement Officer, Irate…

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Kamphira reaps fruits of hard work

 Kamphira reaps fruits of hard work

BLANTYRE, January 23: Hard work and dedication pays.  That’s the story of Mark Kamphira, a 35-year-old volunteer teacher who has transformed the status of Chiguma Primary in Blantyre from a community structure into a fully government owned school. With his contribution to society, Kamphira emerged ...