21 September 2018
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Mangochi, September 18: Minister of Health and Population, Atupele Muluzi has warned that anyone who would be found stealing government medical drugs from the country’s health facilities would face the long arm of the law. The minister gave the warning on Monday in Mangochi when he launched the 2018 national…
BLANTYRE, September 17, 2018: A 40-year-old man on Sunday committed suicide by hanging in his bedroom over his HIV results at Ntopwa area in Bangwe Township in Blantyre.  Limbe Police Deputy Publicist, Widson Nhlane who identified the deceased as Mike Gilbert said reports f show that the deceased tested HIV positive…
Lilongwe, September 17, 2018: Concerned unemployed Nurses and Midwives (CUNM) have urged government to employ more health workers in order to address health issues in government hospitals. Speaking during a recent press briefing at Crown Hotel in Lilongwe, CUNM Chairperson, Dalitso Dulani, said most of the problems government health facilities…
Karonga, September 14, 2018: Medical Council of Malawi (MCM) has ordered closure of Kapolo Health Centre in Karonga over poor sanitation and hygiene at the facility. The closure comes barely two days after the MCM had visited the health facility on Tuesday. Kapolo Health Centre Advisory Committee Chairperson, Atusaye Mwandelire…
  Lilongwe, September 14, 2018: The Civil Society Network Nutrition Alliance in Malawi (CSONA) Programs Manager, Bessie Ndovi says Malawi needs to do more in addressing issues of hidden hunger before they take toll. Hidden hunger is the scenario where the body or people lack micronutrients due to lack of…
Lilongwe, September 13, 2018: Management of Diamphwe health center in Lilongwe has expressed concern over increased cases of scabies that has overwhelmed the clinic in the provision of treatment; Malawi News Agency (Mana) has the details. The Facility In-charge, Henry Kuzemba told Mana on Wednesday that the outbreak which was…
Chiradzulu, September 12, 2018:  Preliminary results from National Open Defecation Task Force (NOTF) have shown that Sub-Traditional Authority (STA) Onga in Chiradzulu is now open defecation free (ODF). This is the first chief in Chiradzulu whose area is open defecation free out of the six Traditional Authorities (TAs) and four…
Lilongwe, September 9, 2018: Founder of the Lilongwe based Community against Diabetes and Hypertension (CADH), Olive Kadzakumanja has called for concerted efforts in fighting Diabetes and Hypertension in the country. CADH is a community grouping currently with 30 member groups founded in 2015 with the aim of fighting diabetes and…
Lilongwe, September 9, 2018: Lighthouse Trust has appealed to families in the country to take issues of HIV and AIDS seriously as one way of combating it from community levels. Lighthouse Ambassador, Manzoor Bheda said this Saturday during the seventh annual Lighthouse Trust Family Day held at Kamuzu Central Hospital…
Salima, September 11, 2018: Stakeholders working to improve nutrition among communities in Salima have bemoaned low literacy levels among care givers in the district, saying it is negatively affecting implementation of nutrition projects in the district. Speaking to Malawi News Agency (MANA) on Monday, the District Aids Coordinator, Lucious Njobvu,…
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Kameme’s broken marriages

Kameme’s broken marriages

Chitipa, September 18, 2018: He returned home very late at around 3 am after drinking chipumu, a strong local opaque beer popular in Chitipa.  Wielding a panga knife (machete), he asked his wife to pack her belongings and move out of the house at such an odd hour. I found Joyce (not her real name)...