24 April 2018
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Mchinji, March 23, 2018: Police in Mchinji are keeping in custody Sergeant (Sgt) Leonard Maluwa, 41, of Chimwamkango Police Unit for allegedly defiling a fourteen year old girl. District Police Public Relations Officer, Inspector Kaitano Lubrino, confirmed to Malawi News Agency (Mana) Friday, saying the arrest was made on Thursday,…
CHIKWAWA, March 23, 2018: Angry villagers in Chikwawa District on Thursday invaded a police unit, destroying various items in an exercise of mob justice on one suspect who was locked up in the cell. According to Chikwawa Police Station, Officer In charge, Assistant Commissioner, Dave Chingwalu, the suspect identified as…
MWANZA, March 23, 2018: At least four people have been injured when an Intercape bus they were travelling in from Blantyre to Johannesburg hit a stationed track at Mwanza Boma near Puma Filling Station about 150 metres away from Mwanza Police Road Block at around 10:00 am on Wednesday. When…
Rumphi, March 21, 2018: Rumphi First Grade Magistrate Court Friday convicted and sentenced a 29-year-old man to 12 years Imprisonment with Hard Labor (IHL) for defiling a minor. The court heard that the convict, on February 9, 2017 at 3pm, Henderson Gondwe invited the girl to a house of a…
Dowa, March 22, 2018: A farmer in Dowa on Tuesday was shocked when he discovered a body of a man lying in state in his garden near Kongwe 1 Primary School in the district, with some parts eaten away by dogs which he found close to the scene. Dowa Police…
Mangochi, March 22, 2018: Mangochi First Grade Magistrate Court on Tuesday convicted and sentenced 23-year-old man, Akidu John, to 8 years imprisonment with hard labour (IHL) for defiling a five-year-old minor. The court heard through Police Prosecutor Sub-lnspector Maxwell Mwaluka, that the minor’s family and the accused person lived in…
Mangochi, March 22, 2018: A 12 year old boy in Mangochi died on Monday after eating poisonous cooked giant beans locally known as Kalongonda while over 30 others were rushed to hospital after consuming the same. The incident occurred at Njaidi Village in Traditional Authority Chimwala at around 11:00 a.m,…
Mulanje, March 22, 2018: Mulanje First Grade Magistrate Court on Tuesday sentenced Madalitso Namacha, 27, to 14 years imprisonment with hard labour (IHL) for two counts of defilement. According to Mulanje Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), Gracian Ngwira, on October 25, 2017, the accused defiled two minors aged eight and…
Mangochi, March 22, 2018: Mangochi First Grade Magistrate Court on Tuesday convicted and sentenced 23-year-old man, Akidu John, to 8 years imprisonment with hard labour (IHL) for defiling a five-year-old minor. The court heard through Police Prosecutor Sub-lnspector Maxwell Mwaluka, that the minor’s family and the accused person lived in…
Blantyre, March 21, 2018: A 33 – year – old man has been admitted to Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) in Blantyre after being stabbed on the forehead by his wife following a quarrel they had picked in their house. Southern Region Police Deputy Spokesperson, Peter Mchiza, told Malawi News…

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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...