15 October 2018
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Lilongwe, September 23, 2015: Ministry of Environment, Mining and Energy through Environmental Affairs Department (EAD) in conjunction with Ministry of Information and Civic Education has started a sensitization campaign targeting plastic users on effected government ban on thin plastics. Ministry of Environment, Mining and Energy spokesperson, Sangwani Phiri said the…
Phalombe, September 15, 2015: The International Islamic Relief Organization of Southern Africa (IIROSA), a humanitarian non-governmental organization based in Arabia has come to the rescue of Phalombe flood victims by donating assorted relief items to 2000 households.  Donating the relief items at Chitekesa Primary School in Traditional Authority (T/A) Jenala…
Salima, September 12:  Total Land Care (TLC) says has set aside funds amounting to MK 40 million to support adult literacy classes for beneficiaries of climate change adaptation interventions in three districts of Salima, Nkhotakota and Ntchisi. Speaking to Malawi News Agency  (Mana) on Friday in Salima at a certificate…
Blantyre, August 26, 2015: The Blantyre City Council (BCC) will carry out pollution and trade effluent monitoring exercise in order to control the levels of pollution from various companies.  In a statement signed by BCC's Acting Chief Executive Officer Dr Alfred Chanza, the council said it has noted that industrialisation…
Rumphi, August 25, 2015: Rumphi District Forestry Office has decided to engage traditional leaders in its bid to reduce wanton cutting down of trees and charcoal burning which are among major factors contributing to the alarming deforestation levels in the district.  The forestry office announced the initiative during a sensitization…
Nsanje, August 15, 2015: An international organization Dan Church Aid (DCA) has decried Malawi's under utilization of waters sources which it blames on the country's failure to fight food insecurity in the wake of effects of climate change.  The organization's Regional Representative Finn Petersen said the country has so many…
Mangochi, August 15, 2015: United States of Ambassador to Malawi, Virginia Palmer has said there is need for more close collaboration in the management and conservation of the Shire River and its catchment area in order to sustain its hydro power generation capacity.  Palmer made the observation on Thursday at…
Lilongwe, August 13, 2015: Minister of agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development Allan Chiyembekeza says Southern African Development Community (SADC) needs renewed efforts to fight against climate change which has plagued the group’s agricultural output. Chiyembekeza said this Wednesday in Johannesburg during an annual dialogue organized by International Water Management Institute…
Lilongwe, August 5,  2015: Malawi is preparing to participate at the forth-coming twenty first session of the parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) that will take place in Paris, France this coming December.  Principal Secretary for Environment and Climate Change Management, Dr. Yanira Ntupanyama made…
Lilongwe, August 3, 2015: President Professor Peter Mutharika has urged Malawians to have a common goal in conserving world life. Mutharika was speaking in Lilongwe Monday during the launch of Malawi Parliamentary Conservation Caucus (MPCC). “Malawi is a beautiful country with all beautiful parks and precious natural resources, it is…

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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...