15 October 2018
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  Lake malombe fishermen - Pic sourced from internet Mangochi, November 21, 2017: Experts in the fisheries sector have said the annual fish stocks in Lake Malombe in Mangochi has dwindled from 20,000 metric tonnes to 4,000 metric tonnes over the past 25 years representing an 80 per cent decline.…
Nsanje, November 20, 2017: Nsanje District Forestry Office is baffled by the continued depletion of the district’s Matandwe Forestry Reserve; a development the office fears could expose the district to more natural calamities. In an interview on Monday, the District’s Assistant Forestry Officer, John Kaweta Banda, said the forest reserve…
BLANTYRE, November 18, 2017: Blantyre City council (BCC) says it has put in place policies aimed at enabling the private sector to complement government efforts in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) service delivery. Speaking on behalf of the Mayor of Blantyre City during the commemoration of World Toilet Day at…
PHALOMBE, November 17, 2017: Over 300 people in Phalombe district have been forced out of their homes after strong winds blew off their rooftops recently. The strong winds hit several villages in all the six Traditional Authorities (T/A) of the district by destroying close to 174 households. According to a…
FLASHBACK: Flood victims resting at Bangula after being rescued from floods in 2015 - File Photo NSANJE, November 18, 2017: Nsanje District Commissioner (DC) Gift Rapozo has called on defiant communities reluctant to relocate from flood prone areas to reconsider their decisions as there are growing fears that the district may…
BLANTYRE, November 17, 2017: The Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services (DCCMS) says it intends to finish the installation of 84 Automatic Weather Stations (AWS) across the country by end November this year. In an interview on Tuesday, DCCMS’s Deputy Director of Engineering and Communication, Rodrick Walusa, said currently…
Mzuzu, November 16, 2017: Mzuzu City Council says it is pleased that Msiro Waste Management Site has started being used to reduce, reuse and recycle wastes into useable products. Speaking Thursday to Malawi News Agency (Mana) in Mzuzu, Msiro Waste Management Site Manager Llyod Mtambo said unlike the former Mchengautuwa…
Blantyre, November 16, 2017: Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DODMA) says it is well prepared to assist Malawians in case of any natural disasters that may occur during the rainy season as there are indication that some parts of the country will experience flooding.  Speaking in an interview on Wednesday…
Chikwawa, November 16, 2017: Concerned by the poor living conditions some families are living in, Red Cross Sub-division of Group Village Headman Njereza in Chikwawa on Wednesday donated various items to some vulnerable families in the district. The vulnerable families which included the elderly, disabled as well as malnourished children…
Victims rest during a previous tragedy in 2016 - File Photo Mangochi, November 16, 2017: Mangochi District Council has established that the stormy rain that poured on early this week in the district has left over 52 houses damages in two villages of Matambo and Chipalamawamba in the area of Traditional…

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The agony of raising children with physical disabilities

 The agony of raising children with physical disabilities

Karonga, October 1: Lydia Nyagondwe and her husband Pearson Banda of Mwenilondo in Karonga were happy when they had their first-born daughter in November, 1978. The baby girl, named Safinia, was born strong and charming. Whilst a child, she could not show any signs of sickness up until she turned s...