19 February 2018
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  Nkhotakota, February 14, 2018: Nkhotakota council chairperson has admitted that an 18 months period which the council members have spent without meeting has contributed to poor supervision and performance of development projects in the district. The council chairperson Councilor Thomas Kasache said this Tuesday as a response after nullifying…
  MANGOCHI, February 14, 2018: UNESCO and Malawi Communication Regulatory Authority (MACRA) have described radio and sports as powerful tools that can be used in combating stereotypes and gender imbalances in the country. The two organizations made the observation on Tuesday at Monkey Bay Community Resource Centre Ground where Malawi…
Chikwawa, February 14, 2018: Chikwawa First Grade Magistrate’s Court on Monday sentenced Wisdom Bernard to three years Imprisonment with Hard Labour (IHL) after being found guilty of fleecing his former employer of over K2.1 million worth of property. Bernard 31, was a former employee of United Purpose formerly known as…
  Dowa, February 14, 2018: Malawi Economic Justice Network (MEJN) has bemoaned lack of cooperation by Dowa District Council regarding giving out important information that would have otherwise helped the organization on its budget-tracking project in the district. An official from MEJN Secretariat, Chrispin Chavula, made the remarks Friday after…
  Lilongwe, February 14, 2018: Minister of Labour, Youth, Sports and Manpower Development, Francis Kasaila will on Friday, the 16th February, 2018 Commission apprentice tools for the 2015 cohort of Community Technical College (CTC) students at Mponela Community Technical College. The commissioning of the apprentice tools follows the promise President…
Ntcheu, February 14, 2018: Ntcheu First Grade Magistrate Court on Monday convicted and sentenced two sex workers to four years imprisonment with hard labour (IHL) each,   for stripping naked and parading a male client around, for failing to settle a sex bill. The sex workers are Patricia Chapotera 21 and…
Dowa, February 14, 2014: Female Police officers and wives of Police officers drawn from Dowa police station and units across the district, on Saturday, held prayers thanking God, for peace and calm in the year 2017. The prayers were conducted to thank God, after Dowa police station was voted number…
Mzuzu, February 14, 2018: Mzuzu First Grade Magistrate, Alexander Gomba Monday ordered Mzuzu Police Officer-in-Charge to investigate into allegations that some robbery suspects in police cell were brutally assaulted by police officers. He issued the order when five suspects unanimously complained to the court that since they were arrested, they…
  One of the youth clubs in the country - Pic sourced from internet Thyolo, February 13, 2018:  Youth networks and clubs should not be active only when there is external support if they want to achieve their set goals, Thyolo District Youth Officer (DYO) Doreen Mbendera has said. "The…
Chikwawa, February 13, 2018: Makande Second Grade Magistrate’s Court in Chikwawa on Monday convicted and sentenced Harry Luwemba to seven years in jail for misappropriating money meant for examination fees in the 2016/17 Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) examinations. Luwemba, 49, who was head teacher for Hope Christian Private…

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Can the cotton sector be saved?

Can the cotton sector be saved?

Blantyre, February, 18, 2018: For more than two decades, cotton production has been the mainstay of agricultural practice for Dymex Funsani from Maitoni Village, Traditional Authority Chanthunya in Balaka District. Growing over 13 hectares of the crop, the proceeds have always been inspiring and fr...