17 November 2017
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A woman nurses her newly born baby - File Photo Mzuzu, July 29, 2017: Mothers who go to work leaving their babies at home have been blamed for Malawi’s decrease in exclusive breast-feeding rate to 61 percent from 71 according to 2016 Demographic Health Survey findings. The drop means that,…
Members listen to a presentation - File Photo Blantyre, July 29, 2017: The Ministry of Health (MoH) has asked media houses in the country to help it clear myths and misconceptions surrounding exclusivebreastfeeding. Deputy Director of Clinical Services responsible for Nutrition in the ministry, Janet Guta, made the call on…
Nsanje, July 28, 2017: Nsanje District Commissioner has strongly condemned the practice of denying people from the flood prone area of Traditional Authority Nyachikadza in the district access to essential services such as health.  Malawi News Agency can reliably reveal that communities in Nyachikadza have had no access to praziquantel…
Muluzi: There is need for collaboration - File Photo Machinga, July 28, 2017:  Malawi’s rapid population growth is a socio-economic development concern as it puts pressure on the national resources. Minister of Health, Atupele Muluzi said this on Thursday during this year’s World Population Day commemorations under the theme ‘Family…
Gomani making presentation - Pic by by Wallace Chipeta Lilongwe, July 27, 2017: United Nations Children Fund (Unicef) Malawi says Paramount Chiefs have a responsibility to support ethical programmes targeted at promoting values that entrench a culture of human rights and discourage the infringement of human freedoms. Unicef Malawi Representative,…
Viwaya and her child before separation - Pic by Bishop  Witmos Karonga, July 27, 2017: Following publication of a feature story by the Malawi News Agency a few weeks ago about a child being raised by a mentally ill mother in unfriendly environment in Karonga, the child has now been…
Lilongwe, July 26, 2017: Malawi government will on July 28, this year join the world in commemorating the World Hepatitis Day with an aim of raising awareness of the global burden of hepatitis and to influence action. The day is designed to build and leverage political engagement following official endorsement…
Dedza, 25 July: Police in Dedza are keeping in custody a Head Teacher and a man with physic disabilities for allegedly defiling two girls. According to Dedza Police Spokesperson Inspector, Edward Kabango, the first suspect is a Head Teacher at Mphunzi Community Day Secondary School. “It is alleged that the…
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…

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'Opposition is not just about ranting'

'Opposition is not just about ranting'

The statement by the Leader of Opposition in Parliament Rev. Dr. Lazarus Chakwera made in response to the address that His Excellency, President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika made during the opening of the occasion of opening the 47th Session of Parliament cannot go without comment. From the out...