20 February 2018
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Phalombe February 14, 2017: Phalombe District Fisheries Office on Monday confiscated over 25 illegal fishing nets from different fishermen at the Lake Chilwa. This comes barely a month after World Fish Malawi through the Lake Chilwa Basin Climate Change Adaptation Programme (LCBCCAP) confiscated 376 other illegal nets at the lake’s…
Chikwawa, February 13, 2017: Paramount Chief Lundu of Chikwawa District has fired four of his Group Village Headmen (GVH) for allegedly being in the forefront of cutting down trees. The revelation was made on Friday by the chief during a tree planting exercise at Sekeni Primary School organized by the…
  Blantyre, February 13, 2017: The killing of birds along the Lake Chilwa Basin which is home to both local and migratory birds has been labeled as criminal, the Malawi News Agency (MANA) has learnt. This was disclosed on Monday by Malawi Leadership for Environment And Development (LEAD) Country Manager…
Lilongwe, February 8, 2017: The European Union (EU) Country Representative, Marchel Germann, has called for serious intervention on the current rapid population growth, blaming the same for deforestation and poor forests management. Germann made the call on Tuesday at Kadzungu Village in Traditional Authority (T/A) Kamenyagwaza, Dedza during the EU…
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…

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Senga-Bay’s women of valour

Senga-Bay’s women of valour

Salima, February 18, 2018: If there are some people who can inspire others that achieving economic success is as easy as flipping the back of your hand, then 39-year Monica Msuku of Senga-Bay in Salima is one of them. “Life is hard when you are clueless in how to solve your problems. Accepting a pr...