24 April 2018
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Dedza, March 5, 2018: Dedza District Council officials and members of the community on Wednesday conducted a cleaning exercise in hotspot areas including the district hospital, the main market and the bus depot in an effort to promote sanitation.  Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) after the…
Karonga, March 04, 2018: Vendors at Karonga Market have complained of the market’s poor infrastructures such as the drainage system which cannot collect water away from the market. Friday last week, the vendors were forced to close their shops after the market was flooded with water which diverted from the…
  Blantyre, February 26, 2018: Blantyre District Council says it intends to plant over 30 million tree seedlings before the end of this year’s national tree planting season. Blantyre District Commissioner (DC), Bennet Nkasala made the announcement on Saturday at the launch of the district’s tree planting exercise in the…
Lilongwe, February 23, 2018: Lilongwe Water Board (LWB) will embark on a project to cost over US$100 million on Water and Sanitation with the aim of improving water supply and hygiene within Lilongwe City. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for LWB, Engineer Alfonso Chikuni revealed this Friday during a Media orientation…
Lilongwe, 19 February 2018: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has called on all stakeholders to speed up the processes in the development of a Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Source Book for Primary Schools. Principal Inspector of Schools in the Department of Inspection and Advisory Services under MoEST, Jennings…
Phalombe, February 18, 2018: Red Cross Society of Malawi has reiterated on the importance of providing community-based Disaster Response Teams with necessary working materials for them to ably assist people during disasters. Programmes Manager for Building a Resilient Malawi project at Red Cross, Martha Kachikoti said this on Friday at…
Machinga, February 16, 2018: Machinga District Forestry Officer Harry Chalira on Thursday disclosed that the district is targeting to plant 3 million trees during this year’s tree planting season. Speaking during a tree planting exercise at Mwamadi community ground, Chalira said the council has so far planted over 2, 500.000…
Dedza 16 February 2018: Export Development Fund (EDF) has donated 16,000 tree seedlings to eight schools in Mtakataka-Dedza in an effort to increase vegetative cover and reduce incidents of floods in the district. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency (MANA) after a district tree planting exercise that took…
Nsanje, February 16, 2018: The Malawi Red Cross Society (MRCS) has underscored the need to provide Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) capacity building to the local communities as they are the drivers of disaster resilience. Nsanje MRCS District Project Officer, Patricia Gadi said this in an interview with the Malawi News Agency…
Mzimba, February 16, 2018:  Inkosi Mabilabo of Mzimba District has made a strong directive that every village headman in his area must own a woodlot, an initiative aimed at bringing back lost vegetation the area used to enjoy years back. Inkosi Mabilabo sounded the order on Wednesday during district launch…

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Good tobacco labour practices send children back to school

Good tobacco labour practices send children back to school

Kasungu, April 14, 2018: Tchesa Full Primary School in Kasungu east had less than 550 learners in 2012. The school saw most children shunning its doors because they had to help parents in tobacco production. Head teacher Zuze Mthiko says enrollment was very low compared to children’s population in...