19 February 2018
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Mangochi, January 29, 2018: Mangochi First Grade Magistrate’s Court on Thursday convicted and sentenced 22 year old Dickson Wotchi to eight years imprisonment with hard labour (IHL) for defiling a 12 year old girl (name withheld). Court records show that Wotchi committed the offence on Christmas Eve when the minor…
Mzuzu, January 29, 2018: Officers in Police Units under Mzuzu Police Station have been accused of granting bail to suspects of defilement contrary to the law. District Child Protection Committee (DCPC) for Mzimba North says it has been receiving complaints from the public that most defilement suspects are released on…
Zomba, January 29, 2018: Zomba Senior Resident Magistrate’s Court has convicted and ordered a 36 year old man, Monty Amin Milanzi to pay K250, 000 or in default serve two years imprisonment upon being found guilty of extortion and circulating nude video clips of a woman on social media.  The…
Chikwawa, January 29, 2018: Police in Chikwawa have arrested a 20 year old man for allegedly defiling a five year old girl. The suspect identified as William Masiyamphuka was apprehended on Saturday after committing the offence at Ingadzi Village in the area of Traditional Authority Lundu in the district. The…
Lilongwe, January 25: Central Region Commissioner of Police, John Nyondo Wednesday handed over working materials such as a car and bicycles to Namitete Community Policing Forum (CPF) to boost up security in the area. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) after stake holders meeting at Namitete, Nyondo said…
Chikwawa, January 25: A well known charitable organization in Chikwawa has maintained that it will continue to advocate for rights of children and support orphans and vulnerable children so that they continue to live decent lives in the country. Executive Director of Pashello Charitable Trust, Felia Malola made the sentiments…
Phalombe, January 25: Phalombe District Commissioner Gossam Mafuta has advised chiefs in the district to make use of existing by-laws in instilling lawfulness in their areas in order to ease pressure on formal law institutions.   The Commissioner was speaking in response to worries by Phalombe Police Station over the…
MANGOCHI, January 25: A 67 year–old woman was on Tuesday killed in a road accident in Mangochi when she attempted to cross the road on a pedal bicycle she was riding, police have confirmed.  Deputy Public Relations Officer for Mangochi Police Station, Sergeant Amina Tepani Daudi identified the deceased as…
Lilongwe, January 25: Central Region Commissioner of Police, John Nyondo on Wednesday warned police officers against indiscipline when carrying out their duties. Nyondo made the remarks during stakeholders meeting at Namitete, Lilongwe where he handed over a car, five bicycles, whistles and refractors to Namitete Community Policing Forum to help…
MACHINGA, January 25: Liwonde First Grade Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday convicted and sentenced three men to serve 12 years in jail each for illegal entry into a protected area, conveying weapon into a protected area, killing protected species and possessing game meat. Machinga Police Public Relations Officer, Davie Sulumbu confirmed…

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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...