21 September 2018
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Lilongwe, August 17, 2018. Malawi’s First Lady, Professor Gertrude Mutharika said on Friday the K32 million donation Beautify Malawi (BEAM) Trust received from the People’s Republic of China would rescue 100 girls from child marriages. She made the announcement in Lilongwe when she, on behalf of BEAM Trust, received a…
Blantyre, July 29, 2018: Blantyre City Council has emphasised that involving school going children in environmental issues remains key in the promotion of natural and environmental conservation in the country. Blantyre City Council’s Assistant Director in the Department of Leisure, Culture and Environmental Services, Ackley Kananji said this on Friday…
Mwanza, July 27, 2018: Members of village civil protection committees (VCPC) in Mwanza have been supplied with working materials to enable them discharge their duties effectively. Mwanza Assistant Project Officer for Red Cross, Yasinta Namacha, said on Wednesday the disaster response teams in the district have been doing a commendable…
Zomba, July 26, 2018: Hope for Malawi from the Canadian People, in partnership with Partners in Action for Sustainable Development, this week handed over an Early Childhood Development (ECD) Centre at M’dumu Village in Traditional Authority Malemia in Zomba. The Family of Peter and Elaine Zakreski, founders of Hope for…
Nsanje, July 25, 2018: Communities in Nsanje have started rolling out Participatory Approach for Safe Shelter Awareness (PASSA) aimed at raising awareness of the ‘everyday vulnerable’ of the ‘everyday risks’ related to their built environment. PASSA is a process where communities participate in the identification of shelter related problems existing…
Phalombe, July 19, 2018: Phalombe District Agricultural Development Office has initiated a manure making programme that will see over 23, 000 farmers in the district producing and applying manure in their farms, Malawi News Agency (Mana) has established. The programme would among other things see farmers becoming resilient to climate…
Mangochi, July 14, 2018: Mangochi District Council on Friday asked government to immediately evacuate illegal miners and settlers from Namizimu Forest Reserve in Makanjira, describing the current situation as a disaster. The officials made the call during an extraordinary council meeting which the Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining…
Mchinji, July 13, 2018: The District Forestry Officer for Mchinji, Harold Kanthenga has appealed to communities, especially women in Mchinji to get involved in sustainable management of forests by promoting regeneration of trees which are being cut down due to illegal charcoal production. He spoke this during a tour to…
Mchinji, 13 July, 2018: Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has admitted that water scarcity is a major challenge affecting communities in hard- to-reach areas in the country. The ministry’s Chief Community Water Supply and Sanitation Officer, Tenacious Sitolo, said this is because most water points are not working.…
Karonga, July 12, 2018: Government will from August this year start rehabilitating North Rukulu River dyke to the tune of K254 million from World Bank to control perennial flush floods to areas around Karonga Boma. Speaking Wednesday at Rukulu Primary School during a visit to Disaster Risk Reduction clubs, Karonga…

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Kameme’s broken marriages

Kameme’s broken marriages

Chitipa, September 18, 2018: He returned home very late at around 3 am after drinking chipumu, a strong local opaque beer popular in Chitipa.  Wielding a panga knife (machete), he asked his wife to pack her belongings and move out of the house at such an odd hour. I found Joyce (not her real name)...