19 November 2017
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Mwanza, July 18, 2017: Story Workshop Education Trust (SWET) has donated assorted items to people of the area of Senior Chief Kanduku of Mwanza as a way of appreciating their efforts in implementation their Nutrition and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Project called Mwanza ndi Mtima. The items which included 15…
Blantyre, July 17, 2017: The prevalence rate of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS in Blantyre is still high despite government’s efforts to disseminate preventive messages among people in the district. This was disclosed by the Principal Nutrition HIV/AIDS Officer for Blantyre District Council, Loveness Chikumba, during this year’s district…
Blantyre, July 17, 2017: The Medical Aid Society of Malawi (MASM) has increased its medical scheme prices by 25 percent effective from 1 September. In a notice signed by MASM Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Sydney Chikoti, dated 12 July, the medical aid provider says this has come about due to…
Mangochi, July 15, 2017: Minister of Health, Dr. Peter Kumpalume, on Thursday honoured Traditional Authority (TA) Chilipa of Mangochi for attaining 100 percent Open Defecation Free (ODF) in all the villages under his jurisdiction. The event of honouring Chilipa was held at Nikisi Primary School and it was marked by…
NEED HELP: Children with albinism attend classes - File Photo Chiradzulu, July 16, 2017: President of the Association of Persons with Albinism in Malawi (APAM), Overstone Kondowe, has expressed his worry that needs for People with Albinism have not been addressed in the just passed National Budget. Speaking during the…
Nsanje, July 15: Authorities in the country say Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) is paramount if the country is to make strides in fighting against HIV/AIDS. Nsanje’s Japiego Corporations Demand Communication Officer Peter Kamanga made the point during an interview on the sidelines of District Executive Committee briefing on the…
Dedza July 14, 2017: Despite being known for fighting for girls education and gender based violence, Malawi Girls Guide Association (MAGGA) has embarked on a project that is civic educating communities to start growing Artemisia plant as mosquito repellent to prevent Malaria. Speaking during the launch of the program in…
Rumphi, July 14, 2017: Senior Chief Mwankhunikira of Rumphi District has asked government to ban taking of beer and other alcoholic substances during morning hours saying the practice has negative impact on productivity. Mwankhunikira made the call Wednesday during a Rumphi Police Station Executive Committee (SEC) meeting. He said the…
Zomba, July 5:  The Zomba City Council (ZCC) has appealed to residents in the city to observe proper sanitation and hygiene as the country celebrates 53 years of independence from colonial rule. Zomba City Mayor Melia Douglas made the call over the weekend when the council organized a cleaning exercise…
Mzimba, July 4: The Association for Rural Community Development (ARCOD) says human population increase at Mzimba urban centre is negatively contributing to poor sanitation in residential areas at the Boma. ARCOD’s programmes officer, Yvonne Chimera was speaking Friday during a road show at the Boma to sensitize people on sanitation…

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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...