24 April 2018
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Blantyre, December 13, 2017: At least 5, 201 households have been affected by disasters in 19 districts across the country since the onset of rains in October this year (2017). Department of Disaster Management Affairs Public Relations Officer, Chipiliro Khamula said the department has since recorded three deaths from collapsing…
  Ntcheu, December 12, 2017:  Communities in Ntcheu and the Department of Forestry office with assistance from United Purpose have signed an agreement aimed at conserving indigenous forests in the district. Launching a five-year management plan for Kakhuta, Gongolo, Chilenje and Kachingwe forest blocks, District Commissioner for Ntcheu, Smart Gwedemula…
  Chiradzulu, December 6, Mana: 531 households in Chiradzulu Tuesday benefited from relief items donated by the Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA). The recipients are those whose houses were destroyed by the storm in October 2017 in areas of Traditional Authority Nkalo, and Sub-Traditional Authorities Mpunga and Onga in…
Mzuzu, November 28, 2017: TheRegional Tourism Office in Northern Region has expressed concern over the wanton cutting down of trees at Misuku Hills in Chitipa, saying the malpractice is endangering the survival and preservation of endangered bird and tree species. Speaking Monday in an interview with Malawi News Agency (MANA),…
ZOMBA, November 25, 2017:  An automated weather station will be established and five other community based early warning systems will be installed in Zomba to improve capacity on accurate weather and climate information for the sake of farmers, fishermen and other weather and climate data users. The development comes through…
Chiradzulu, November 25, 2017: Chiradzulu District Forest Office has expressed concern over the cut of its tree planting budget from K12 million to K6 million, a development which will likely affect 73 Natural Resource Committee in the district. District Forest Officer (DFO) For Chiradzulu, Yamikani Makwinja told Malawi News Agency…
Chiradzulu, November 25, 2017: Communities inChiradzulu have condemned Chiradzulu District Forestry Officials for failing to contain deforestation that is taking place at an alarming rate at Chiradzulu Mountain. Some of the concerned citizens told Malawi News Agency (MANA), in an interview, that workers at the District Forest Office (DFO) are…
FLASHBACK: Displaced people by floods in 2015 in Chikwawa at an evacuation centre Mchinji, November 24, 2017: The Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DODMA) in conjunction with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will embark on scaling up the use of modernised climate information and early warning systems (M-CLIMES) Project…
Nkhotakota, November 24, 2017: African Parks (AP), an international nongovernmental organisation entrusted by the Malawi Government to manage Nkhotakota Wild Life Reserve and Liwonde National Park, has fenced half of the wildlife reserve with electric wire since 2015. Park Manager for AP, Samuel Kamoto, said on Thursday during the tour…
MANGOCHI, November 23, 2017: Heavy rains characterized by strong winds that hit some village in Traditional Authority (T/A) Katuli in Mangochi recently have left 112 houses damaged and five people injured. A rapid assessment by the District Civil Protection Committee (DCPC) established the damages and casualties following reports the office…

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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...