11 December 2017
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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…
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…

Features

82 year-old Chinthuli breaks age barrier for love; marries 25 year-old

82 year-old Chinthuli breaks age barrier for love; marries 25 year-old

THYOLO, December 10, 2017: Bizarre things do happen in life sometimes. But for people of Goliati Village in Paramount Chief Ngolongoliwa in Thyolo, nothing could beat the marriage of octogenarian and a youth.  “It is an abomination,” some social commentators argue, while others see nothing wrong. ...