19 February 2018
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ZOMBA, January 3, 2017: Barely three months after the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism called on different stakeholders to take part in conserving environment to enhance tourism industry in the country, Zomba City Council has revealed its plan to own part of Zomba Mountain. Chief Executive Officer, Dyson Jangiya…
CHIKWAWA, January 3,  2017: Villagers around Mitondo area in Traditional Authority Makhuwira in Chikwawa District on Tuesday woke to a shocking news when they discovered a man lying dead and in a decomposed state. The deceased identified as Eric Nyaswimbo, aged 45 was found dead barely three days after he…
Thyolo, January 3, 2017: Malawi Red Cross Society (MRCS) on Monday donated different relief items to victims whose houses were damaged due to incessant rains experienced recently in Traditional Authority Mbawela in Thyolo District. The area received continuous rains for two days (from December 26 to December 27) which resulted…
Mzuzu, January 2, 2017: Hailstorm damaged at least eight houses for Malawi Police officers and other residents in Mzuzu on Tuesday afternoon. The heavy rains that fell for about an hour from around 3pm reportedly also damaged some houses in Masasa and Katawa residential areas. When Malawi News Agency (Mana)…
  Blantyre, December 21, 2017:  First Lady Madame Prof. Gertrude Mutharika says sanitation and environmental protection remains a major concern for Beautify Malawi (BEAM) Trust. The First Lady was speaking on Thursday in Blantyre during the presentation of awards to winners in the Blantyre City Council Clean Premises Competition at…
  Lilongwe, December 20, 2017: Residents of Lilongwe have been challenged to observe their role in keeping the city clean and not dump the responsibility on the city council alone. The call was made by Mayor for Lilongwe City Desmond Bikoko during the launch of the ‘Keep Lilongwe Clean and…
Mchinji, December 19, 2017: Mchinji District Forest Office on Monday impounded a Malawi Housing Cooperation (MHC) maintenance vehicle (tanker) for dumping sewage in Mchinji Forest Reserve. The MHC maintenance vehicle registration number 3 SC 183 was seen by one of the district’s forest guards who reported the matter to the…
  BLANTYRE, December 19, 2017: The Department of Climate Change and Meteorological (MET) services has projected the country may experience more floods as it is expected to receive more rains due to the influx of Congo air-mass. MET said as a result of that shift in the air-mass, the country…
Nkhata Bay, December 17, 2017: At least 88 houses have been destroyed at Usisya in Nkhata Bay District by stormy rains that have been falling since Friday. Nkhata Bay Assistant District Disaster Risk Management Officer Oswel Mkandawire confirmed the damage Saturday afternoon. “It is true that stormy rains that started…
Rumphi, December 17, 2017: Close to 73 households have been left destitute in Phwezi, Rumphi after a heavy downpour washed away their homes and property worth millions on Friday evening. The heavy rains, which started around 9 pm, resulted in Lunguzi River bursting its banks and causing flush floods at…

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Can the cotton sector be saved?

Can the cotton sector be saved?

Blantyre, February, 18, 2018: For more than two decades, cotton production has been the mainstay of agricultural practice for Dymex Funsani from Maitoni Village, Traditional Authority Chanthunya in Balaka District. Growing over 13 hectares of the crop, the proceeds have always been inspiring and fr...