17 January 2019
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Zomba, January 29, 2018: Soft punishments meted to those apprehended for illegal cutting down of trees and inadequate security personnel are said to be major factors hampering efforts to conserve trees in Zomba Plateau. Assistant Plantation Officer for Zomba Plateau, Joe M'bang'ombe, told reporters after the media tour which Zomba…
  Thyolo, January 23, 2018: In an effort to bring back trees that are lost during construction projects, National Construction Industry Council (NCIC) on Monday engaged themselves and the communities in tree-planting exercise on Chingazi Hill in Sub Traditional Authority Chidothe in Thyolo District. Speaking to Malawi News Agency (Mana), NCIC Chief…
NSANJE, January 22, 2018: Department of Parks and Wild Life has expressed concern over the continued extinction of local large animal population in the Lower Shires’ Elephant Marsh to human activities. Lower Shire Division Manager, Alick Makanjira in an interview with the Malawi News Agency (MANA) Monday said due to…
Mangochi, January 16, 2018: Department of Disaster Management (Dodma) says it is important that the country invests in the use of climate information for planning agricultural and non- farm activities, providing warning of severe weather to reduce disasters.  This was revealed Tuesday in Mangochi at a one-week training workshop organized…
Kasungu, January 16, 2018: Lions Club of Kasungu has partnered the Malawi Defence Force's Engineers Battalion in helping recovering green vegetation in the district.  The club has donated 2,000 tree seedlings to the soldiers that have been planted at the Battalion in Kasungu. Speaking during the tree planting exercise on…
Lilongwe, 13 January, 2017: Central Region Chapter of Mlakho wa Alhomwe Saturday planted 1, 400 trees along Lilongwe River as a way of arresting environmental degradation due to rampant cutting of trees. Speaking to Malawi News Agency (Mana) on the sidelines of the event, Central Region Chairperson, Frank Mazizi, said…
BALAKA, January 12, 2017: Vice President Dr. Saulos Chilima on Friday called upon contractors in the country to erect strong and up-to-standard structures that should withstand disaster shocks. Chilima said construction of sub-standard structures was one of the major factors contributing to threats to lives of innocent people when disasters…
Chiradzulu, January 12, 2017: Over1,067 maize fields for small holder farmers have been affected in Chiradzulu following the heavy rains which was accompanied by stormy winds that the district received on January 9, 2018. The heavy rains affected part of Senior Chief Mpama in Group Village Headman (GVH) Mbalame. Chiradzulu…
Blantyre, January 12, 2017: Traditional Authority (TA) Kapeni of Blantyre on Thursday appealed to his subjects to plant trees in their homes to avoid accidents resulting from hailstorm and stormy winds.  Speaking at Chigumula Forest, where the Weather Chasers, a WhatsApp networking group planted 6,000 trees, the chief said time…
Mangochi, January 12, 2017: Communities from disaster prone areas and stakeholders from Mangochi and Machinga have undergone disaster management training aimed at developing capacity in preparedness and mitigation of impacts of climate change. The three-day training, known as Participatory Scenario Planning (PSP), which ended on Wednesday, took place in Zomba…

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Water scarcity in Balaka and Ntcheu: Government drills High Yielding Boreholes to mitigate water shortage

Water scarcity in Balaka and Ntcheu: Government drills High Yielding Boreholes to mitigate water shortage

Blantyre, January 11, 2018: Government has said it has drilled eight high yielding boreholes around Mpira Dam catchment area to address water scarcity in Balaka and Ntcheu districts which came as a result of drying up of the dam. Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, director o...