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Zomba, April 27, 2018: Zomba First Grade Magistrate’s Court Thursday sentenced Nampeleso Banda, 34, to serve four years Imprisonment with Hard Labour (IHL) after being found guilty of the offence of defiling a 14 year old girl. Police Prosecutor, Gerald Chinoko told the court that the accused had carnal knowledge…
Lilongwe, April 28, 2018: Two motor vehicles on Friday night at around 9 pm collided and clashed at Gulliver give way in Area 49 near the Bottle stores. According to one of the guards, said the red car had indicated branching into Gulliver but the blue car could not read…
ZOMBA, April 26, 2018: Zomba Senior Resident Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday convicted and sentenced Francis Matchado, 36, to serve three years imprisonment with hard labour (IHL) for the offence of theft. The offence of theft contravenes section 278 of the penal code and attracts a maximum punishment of 14 years…
  Mzimba, April 26: Mzimba District Commissioner, Thomas Chirwa said Decent Affordable Housing Subsidy Programme (DAHSP) has helped reduce migration of youth to South Africa in search for greener pasture. He was speaking Wednesday at Luwerezi when Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Anna Kachikho visited Luwerezi Constituency to…
Neno, April 26: In a bid to promote water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), refugees at Luwani camp and surrounding communities in Neno district held an open day on Tuesday. The open day under the theme ‘sanitation is dignity, hygiene is health’ focused on the need for each household to have…
Lilongwe, April 25, 2018: Some Malawians are benefiting from renewable energy despite others still facing challenges in finding alternative energy sources to use in their day to day lives, it has been observed.  Mulanje electricity generation company (MEGA) is one of the companies which is engaged in using renewable energy…
Mchinji, April 25, 2018: Police in the border district of Mchinji, have arrested a 42 year old man for impersonating a police officer and obtaining money by false pretense. Mchinji Police Station Deputy Public Relations Officer, Rome Chauluka said on April 7, 2018 at Mchinji Boma, the suspect, Staff Amani…
Mulanje, April 25, 2018: A prison warder in Mulanje on Tuesday escaped a custodial sentence after the Third Grade Magistrate’s Court convicted him and handed him a suspended sentence for the offence of theft.  Geoffrey Kumbukani Saiwa who worked at Mulanje prison was arrested last week and charged with the…
Lilongwe, 25 April 2018: A 17 year old girl identified as Miriam Amisi in Kawale has died due to electric shock she got from ESCOM electric wire. Lilongwe police spokesperson, Kingsley Dandaula in an interview with Malawi News Agency (MANA) said Kawale police Unit received information from 70 year  M’balaka…
Lilongwe,  April 25, 2018: A body of unidentified man was found floating in Lilongwe river in the early hours of Tuesday  April 23, 2018. A fisherman identified as Ishmael James, who resides at Chinsapo was the one who found the unknown dead body in the river and he reported the…
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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...