16 October 2018
Breaking News
Balaka, August 27, 2018: A man who was working as a security guard at Nkaya Railway Station in Balaka District has been crushed to death by a train as he attempted to cross the railway line. Confirming the death to Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Monday, Balaka Police Station Public…
Blantyre, August 27, 2018: Promotion of bad cultural practices has been identified as key barriers affecting child’s enjoyment of rights in Phalombe. District Social Welfare Officer (DSWO) for Phalombe, Sydreck Saukira disclosed this Sunday in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) at the Boma saying the evils of Gender…
Chikwawa, August 27, 2018: Police in Chikwawa have arrested two health workers at the district’s hospital who are suspected to have a hand in the missing of a laboratory microscope, Malawi News Agency (Mana) has learnt.  Chikwawa Police Station Public Relations Officer, Constable Foster Benjamin identified the two as Mark…
Balaka, August 27, 2018: A man who was working as a security guard at Nkaya Railway Station in Balaka District has been crushed to death by a train as he attempted to cross the railway line. Confirming the death to Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Monday, Balaka Police Station Public…
Ntchisi, August 27, 2018: Four people have been arrested in Ntchisi for stealing solar panels from Nkhotakota Game Reserve, police have confirmed. Ntchisi police spokesperson, Gladson M’bumpha identified the suspects as Grecian Kwenda, 36, from Mwalikula Village, James Cholera, 38, from Chiwondo Village, Joseph Kalimila, 30, from Kawiya Village and…
Balaka, August 21, 2018: A 73 – year – old man identified as James Fly has died after poisoning himself in Balaka, Police have confirmed. Balaka Police Station Public Relations Officer, Precious Makuta confirmed the incident to Malawi News Agency (Mana) Tuesday last week, saying the reason for the suicide…
Chikwawa, August 21, 2018: Malawi Police at Nchalo in Chikwawa District are keeping in custody a hunter for the Department of Parks and Wildlife and a fellow accomplice for being found with 15 teeth of hippo weighing about 11 kilograms. Chikwawa Police Public Relations Officer said Sunday last week that…
Zomba, August 25, 2018: Police in Zomba have arrested a serving convict and a warder at Zomba Maximum Prison for allegedly stealing K150, 000 from a resident of Zomba  city through Airtel Money transactions after a sim swap, Police have confirmed. Eastern Region Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), Inspector Joseph…
Zomba, August 25, 2018: Friends of Machinga Trust Friday forced the National Statistical Office (NSO) to carry out a verification exercise on the recruitment of enumerators which it claimed was characterized by corrupt practices and recruitment of people outside the district. Friends of Machinga Trust wrote the NSO expressing dissatisfaction…
Mwanza, August 24, 2018: An employee of Mwanza District Council, Linda Kaphuka appeared before Mwanza First Grade Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday on accusation that she committed three offences while on duty. Kaphuka is answering three charges of theft by public servant contrary to section 286, forgery of official documents contrary…
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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...