17 January 2019
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Zomba, November 25, 2018: The drying of Lake Chilwa has worsened the state of food insecurity in Zomba-Nsondole in the area of Traditional Authority (T.A.) Nkagula in the district, Malawi News Agency has learnt. Member of Parliament for the area, Aboo Naliwa disclosed the area’s food situation during the official…
Chikwawa, November 23, 2018: Strong winds that blew over some parts of Chikwawa in the early hours of Monday, November 19, 2018 damaged 110 houses. Chikwawa District Assistant Disaster Officer, Francis Kadzokoya confirmed the development in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Thursday morning following disaster assessment that…
  Mchinji, November, 14 2018: Mchinji District Forestry officials have expressed concern with communities surrounding Mchinji Forest Reserve who are reported to be cutting down trees wantonly in the reserve in order to pick edible caterpillars. District Forestry Officer (DFO), Harold Kanthenga said on Tuesday that the community members specifically…
  Blantyre, November 14, 2018: Youth in Blantyre district will soon benefit from the K5 billion Malawi Forest Restoration Program under the Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining which will run for a period of five years. Blantyre District Forestry Officer, Godfrey Kanyerere said on Monday during an extraordinary…
Zomba, November 09, 2018: The Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services has called on district planners and extension staff to relay weather forecast information to farmers and the general public in Zomba. The department held a weather forecast meeting recently for District Executive Committee members to share national and…
Chikwawa, October 19, 2018: Majete Malaria Project in Chikwawa District has hailed the way some radio listening clubs are striving to reduce the impact of malaria in their areas. The project's Field Supervisor, Asante Kadama made the remarks on Wednesday when Officials from Chikwawa District Council, Story Workshop, Development Communications…
Lilongwe, October 18, 2018: Government has said it has made positive strives to combat illegal wildlife trade in order to protect the endangered species. Minister of Mining and Natural Resources, Aggrey Masi made this Thursday in Lilongwe during Media briefing on the just ended London Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade…
Karonga, October 10, 2018: Catholic Development Commission of Malawi (Cadecom) of Karonga Diocese with support from Catholic Relief Services (CRS) through a K200 million Emergency Flood Response Programme is expected to distribute food to about 25,000 households in Karonga and Chitipa Districts Speaking Tuesday, when he briefed Karonga District Executive…
Tunis,  October 10, 2018: Africa-Arab Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), where Malawi is taking part, has opened in Tunisia where among others it is focusing on gender inclusiveness in DRR and the fall army worms that have affected farmers in most countries.  Organized under the theme, ‘Towards disaster risk…
Karonga, October 10, 2018: Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) will construct Emergency Operation Centres (EOCs) in disaster prone districts to alert the masses before a disaster strikes.  DoDMA Disaster Risk Management Programmes Officer, Taphada Kabwazi disclosed announced this Wednesday in Karonga during a Disaster Stakeholders meeting. She said through…

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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...