20 August 2018
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Lilongwe, March 28, 2017: A 38-year-old man on Monday died after excessive drinking on an empty stomach at Area 24 in Lilongwe.  Lilongwe Police Station Public Relations Officer Inspector Kingsley Dandaula identified the deceased person as Lazalo Champion from Balamu village in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Njolomole in…
Phalombe, March 28, 2017: Sex Workers in Phalombe have elected a committee which is going to look into the welfare of sex workers in the district for the next three years. The elections took place on Monday during the first ever meeting of sex workers in the district which was…
Blantyre, March 28, 2017:  The Women’s Legal Resources Centre (WOLREC) has denounced acts of child abuse taking place across the country saying children deserve to be protected.  In an interview on Monday, WOLREC Project Officer, Roma Mtema said children’s rights countrywide are continuously being violated citing a current case whereby…
Thyolo, March 26, 2017:  Government says despite making strides in early detection of Tuberculosis (TB) using the already existing techniques, the country still needs to adopt new technologies that would enhance both rapid screening and treatment of the epidemic. Minister of Health, Dr. Peter Kumpalume said this on Friday during…
Lilongwe, March 26, 2017: Having advocated on issues of maternal and newborn health in the country for five years, Mamaye, a campaign managed by Parent and Child Health Initiative (PACHI) has phased out. This was disclosed at a dissemination meeting held on Friday in Lilongwe where Mamaye took stock of…
Blantyre, March 26, 2017: College of Medicine (CoM) students have organized a disease awareness campaign at the college sports complex ground in Blantyre scheduled to take place on April 8,2017. President of CoM Students Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists, Bwanali Mphoka confirmed the development in an interview with the Malawi…
Blantyre, Mar. 26, 2017: The Women’s Legal Resource Centre (WOLREC) has called on men in the country to report Gender Based Violence (GBV) noting that most African married male hardly report such acts in fear of being perceived as cowards or inferior. In an interview with the Malawi News Agency…
Blantyre, March 23, 2017: An almost complete Government Health Centre Project has stalled in Nancholi Township following wrangles between the Ministry of Health and a land owner.  According to investigations by Malawi News Agency (MANA), Marko Elemani, a Nancholi resident still claims that the land on which Former President Dr.Joyce…
Mzimba, March 23, 2017: Statistics at Mzimba District Hospital have shown that 23 babies out of 1,000 live births die within 28 days, which is relatively higher than the figures at national level that stand at 27 deaths out of 1,000 live births. This was revealed on Thursday during neonatal…
Ntchisi, March 23, 2017:  Ntchisi District Hospital on Thursday received medical items and a borehole, both worth K18 million donated by Mai Khanda Trust, an organization which is implementing a safe motherhood project in Ntchisi district. Receiving the donation, the representative of Ntchisi District Health Officer, Dr Grace Momba, said…

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Karonga’s quest for potable water

Karonga’s quest for potable water

Karonga, August 20, 2018: For many years, Karonga District has been a hub for waterborne diseases which have killed over seven people since 2016.  Intermittent power supply, small diameter pipes, old leaky pipes and tanks are some of the challenges which have crippled Northern Region Water Board (N...