25 April 2018
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The WFP relief high energy foods being carted away from the  aircraft - Pic by Kondwani Magombo ilongwe, January 21: The World Food Programme (WFP), Tuesday flew into the country 77 metric tons of high energy biscuits to be distributed to 77,000 people displaced by floods in Chikhwawa and Nsanje. …
Chiunguzeni briefs the media in Lilongwe - Pic by Stanley Makuti Lilongwe, January 20: Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) in the Office of Vice President on Monday disclosed that an estimated 27, 000 households, approximately 135, 000 people have now been displaced since the floods hit their areas in…
Floods have displaced thousands of people across the country - File Photo Blantyre, January 20: The Civil Society Agriculture Network (CISANET) has commended Government for acknowledging with speed the grave situation caused by floods in many parts of the country. CISANET National Director Tamani Nkhono-Mvula noted on Monday that the…
Blantyre, January 20: The Blantyre City Council has appealed for support towards people people affected by floods in the district. The appeal follows a recent tour by the Mayor of the City of Blantyre Councillor Noel Chalamanda to affected areas. Chalamanda also visited flood victims camped at Chimwankhunda Primary School,…
Mangochi, January 20:  A streak of lightning killed two people Sunday afternoon in the area of Traditional Authority Nankumba in Mangochi district.  The Police have since indentified the two men as 33 year old man Matiyasi Nkhapachalo and Herbert John, 34. Mangochi Police Public Relations Officer, Inspector Rodrick Maida said…
Floods have affected thousands - File Photo Nsanje, January 20: More than 1000 people affected by floods in Nsanje are stranded in Mozambique, Malawi News Agency has learnt. Nsanje District Commissioner Harry Phiri confirmed the development in an interview, and said most of those seeking refuge in Mozambique were from…
Floods have rendered many homeless in the country - File Photo Chiradzulu, January 19: Minister of Labour and Manpower Development, Henry Mussa has assured people affected by floods and hailstorms that government would provide them with all the amenities to enable them lead a normal life again. Mussa made the…
B Blantyre, January 19: The United Nations (UN) is supporting the Malawi Government by deploying additional staff to support the response to the flooded areas. This has been disclosed in a statement from the UN which has been posted on their facebook page. “As part of supporting the Malawi Government-led…
A lad at one of Chikwawa evacuation center takes a deep sleep after being rescued from the floods - Pic by Govati Nyirenda A woman waits for dinner  at an evacuation centre - Pic by Govati Nyirenda  A smile of hope at an evacuation centre in Chikwawa - Pic by…
Some of the displaced families Iin Mangochi  - Pic by Sellah Singini Mulanje, January 18: Floods in Mulanje have displaced 12,582 farm families, destroying houses, washing away crops and livestock and some people have lost their lives. The flooding of major rivers like Thuchira, Likhubula, Lichenya, Ruo and Muloza had…

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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...