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Lilongwe, July 23, 2017: The Bwaila Psychiatric unit and the Tuberculosis ward at Bwaila hospital on Saturday received assorted items valued close to K300 000 from the St. Clara Mphakati of Kagwa Catholic Parish at Area 49 in Lilongwe. The items included sugar, salt, soap and toilet paper and were…
Blantyre, July 21, 2017: The Blantyre District Health Office says it has done well in terms of de-worming children during the 2017 Bilharzia Mass Drug Administration (MDA) campaign. According to Blantyre District Environmental Health Officer, Penjani Chunda, Blantyre had 32 service centers in total and of the 22 centers that…
People are encouraged toilets - File Photo Mzimba, July 20, 2017:  Feed the Children says open defecation is still rampant in Mzimba District due to cultural beliefs that make some parents not use same toilets with their sons and daughters in-law. Speaking Wednesday in Mzuzu during a workshop on nutrition…
Salima, July 21: Malawi Police Service said it is the responsibility of every Malawian to ensure that children are protected from all forms of abuse. Director of Community Policing at Police Headquarters in Lilongwe, Commissioner Willie Mwaluka said this Thursday when he monitored UNICEF programme for mainstreaming safe schools and…
Likoma, July 20: Likoma District will soon have its first ever mortuary courtesy of Constituency Development Fund (CDF) that has enabled the construction of the facility. The development has already excited many islanders who say they will now accord decent burial to their dead loved ones. For years, lack of…
Lilongwe, July 19, 2017: Government through the Ministry of Health and Population on Tuesday launched the US$2.613 billion five-year Health Sector Strategic Plan II (HSSP II) and the National Community Health Strategy toward universal health coverage. HSSP II provides a medium term strategic plan for the health sector by increasing…
Machinga, July 20: Machinga First Grade Magistrate Court Tuesday convicted and sentenced Fanizo Salimu, 21 to 10 months imprisonment without option of fine after the court found him guilty of attempting to commit suicide at Nselema Trading Centre following a mother-son disagreement.  Police prosecutor, Sergeant Kesten Chimwala, told the court…
Lilongwe, July 19, 2017: United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) says Malawi has made substantial improvements in the health sector, especially in reducing child mortality and combating HIV and AIDS, and malaria despite having limited resources. This was said by UNICEF Country Representative, Johannes Wedenig, on Tuesday during the launch of…
Mzuzu, July 18, 2019:  Mzuzu City Mayor, Councillor William Mkandawire has bemoaned the tendency by some parents to dump their newly born babies instead of taking care of them. Speaking in an interview recently, Mkandawire said the practice is inhuman and intolerable in society because every child has a right…
Blantyre, July 18, 2017:  District Health Officer (DHO) for Blantyre, Dr. Medson Matchaya says independent health inspectors are vital in order to maintain high standards of service delivery in the public health sector.  According to Matchaya, an independent body to monitor the ministry of health’s operations would work out better…
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Malawi’s wildlife reserves find their feet

Malawi’s wildlife reserves find their feet

Blantyre, July 09, 2017: In the late 90s, Majete Wildlife Reserve in the lower Shire valley, south west of Malawi was losing its niche as a prolific home of wildlife game. Poor law enforcement, encroachment through deforestation and poaching left most species of wildlife animals like elephants on th...