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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…
  MANGOCHI, March 21, 2018: Members of the Association of Persons with Albinism in Malawi (APAM) and District Disability Forum (DDF) in Mangochi have bemoaned the growing knowledge gap among community members on issues of disability. Chairperson for APAM in the district who doubles as chairperson for the DDF, Jawadu…
BLANTYRE, March 21, 2018: Limbe police has arrested a 32 – year – old man identified as Jimmy Nantunga for breaking into a building and committing a felony therein, Malawi News Agency (Mana) has learnt. Limbe Police Station Deputy Public Relations Officer, Widson Nhlane told Mana on Wednesday that the…
Mulanje, March 21, 2018: Two people have been killed by lightning while five others have sustained injuries and are currently receiving treatment at Mulanje District Hospital. The incident, according to Mulanje Police Publicist Gresham Ngwira, occurred around 5:00 pm on Tuesday at Lauderdale Trading Centre following heavy rains that fell…
Blantyre, March 21, 2018: Police in Blantyre have arrested an Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) guard and a minibus driver for allegedly stealing the company’s copper wires, it has been confirmed. Blantyre Police Station Public Relations Officer, Sub Inspector Augustus Nkhwazi, while confirming the arrests with Malawi News Agency…
  CHIRADZULU, March 21, 2018: CommunitiesinChiradzulu have asked Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC) and non – governmental organizations to teach them about their rights and their corresponding responsibilities in pursuit of enjoyment of such rights. The concern was raised when MHRC was collecting human rights complaints from the people in…

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Enhancing communities’ resilience to floods

 Enhancing communities’ resilience to floods

Lilongwe, May 22: Floods have become a common occurrence in most parts of Malawi and the resulting damage has had far reaching consequences on individual lives and their communities. For people of Group Village Headman (GVH) Dzindevu and the surrounding areas in Dedza have been part of the statisti...