13 December 2017
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Lilongwe, June 4: The gender, climate change and agriculture program can empower rural women to better cope with potential adverse impacts of climate change, says Dr. Mary Shawa  Principle Secretary in the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Welfare. Opening a workshop that her ministry is hosting in conjunction with…
Kasungu,  June 34: Police in Kasungu are still searching for unknown thugs who went away with 113 bales of bally tobacco belonging to National Smallholder Farmers Association of Malawi (NASFAM) Kasungu office after hijacking a truck that was transporting it to Chinkhoma Auction Floors. Police spokesperson Sub Inspector Edwin Kaunda…
Likoma, June 3: The new fishing technology for catching small fish known as usipa, which uses a boat with 10 electric bulbs has caused alarm among chiefs and other fishermen who use traditional lamps for the same, worrying that the new technology might speed up the extinction of the said…
Mwanza, June 2: Mwanza district council has the highest population growth rate of 4.1 percent surpassing the 3.2 percent national population growth rate by 0.9 percent. The Mwanza Director of Planning and Development, Edgar Chihana made the revelation on Wednesdays during a Community Development Committee monthly meeting which was organized…
Mangochi, May 28: Unidentifiedthugs have killed a forty – six year old man identified as Wali Ali who was until the time of his fate working as a watchman at Namwera in Mangochi, Police have confirmed. Mangochi Police Public Relations Officer, Inspector Rodrick Maida said the deceased an employee of…
Lilongwe, May 28: Government said access to quality health facilities and services, skills and quality education in the country can be achieved if decentralization and sound financial management are strengthened at all levels. Misheck Jones Fombe, District Monitoring and Evaluation Officer for Mzimba District council made the remarks recently in…
Thyolo, May 24: Police in Thyolo have arrested a 49-year-old, Faison Seyani, for allegedly killing his ex-girlfriend, Vailet Samson, of Nkolokosa II Village in the area of Traditional Authority Nchiramwela. Confirming the arrest to Malawi News Agency (Mana), Thyolo Police Officer-in-Charge, Senior Assistant Commissioner Josiah Kanthiti said the incident happened…
Lilongwe, May 16: About 17 suspected criminals in the central region have died after being subjected to mob justice between January and May this year, Malawi New Agency (Mana) has learnt. Speaking in an interview with Mana, Public Relations Officer for Central Region Police Superintendent John Namalenga described the trend…
Ntchisi, May 18: A man in Ntchisi, assisted by his girlfriend, is alleged to have put pepper and sand in his wife’s private parts after picking a quarrel on family issues. The man has since been arrested by Ntchisi police and his girlfriend is at large. According to Ntchisi police…
Mangochi, May 18: A fierce crocodile has attacked and killed a woman in Shire River in Mangochi and cut off another person’s limb who attempted to retrieve the dead body from the water. The dead body has since not been recovered. Mangochi Police Station Public Relations Officer, Inspector Rodrick Maida…

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82 year-old Chinthuli breaks age barrier for love; marries 25 year-old

82 year-old Chinthuli breaks age barrier for love; marries 25 year-old

THYOLO, December 10, 2017: Bizarre things do happen in life sometimes. But for people of Goliati Village in Paramount Chief Ngolongoliwa in Thyolo, nothing could beat the marriage of octogenarian and a youth.  “It is an abomination,” some social commentators argue, while others see nothing wrong. ...