25 February 2018
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Mchinji, October 23, 2017: Mchinji District Commissioner (DC) Rosemary Nawasha has expressed concern over persistent land disputes the district is currently registering. Nawasha said women account for 80 per cent of Malawi’s food producing population, but they often do not have access to land as compared to men. She therefore…
Mana, October 23, 2017: Members of Parliament (MPs) in Mulanje have rebuffed and sent back to committee stage a financial report that was presented to the full council. This happened during a heated Full council meeting which took place at the council chambers on Friday where among other things elections…
Lilongwe, October 21, 2017: Media houses in the country have formed a task force that aims at developing mechanisms on how best the media can coordinate, handle and deliver messages on the rumor of blood suckers which has hit the country hard. The formation of the task force followed a…
Rumphi, October 18, 2017: The newly elected chairperson for Rumphi District Council, Fedwin Chakaka Nyirenda, has pledged to work towards reducing corruption and improving transparency and accountability to spur the district’s development. Nyirenda made the remarks following his election to the position at the recent 13th full council meeting held…
Kasungu, October 18, 2017: Kasungu is among five districts that have received processed national identity cards (IDs) for distribution to the citizens. The national IDs arrived at Kamuzu International Airport on Friday and have already been distributed to five central region districts that were in the first phase of the…
Chikwawa, October 18, 2017: Police in Chikwawa District have arrested Group Village Headman (GHV) Kamoto of Traditional Authority (T/A) Makhuwira for arson, inciting violence and accusing a fellow traditional leader as being part of the controversial bloodsucking saga that has rocked the country. The traditional leader has been arrested alongside…
Blantyre, 18 October, 2017: Deputy Director of Information responsible for Press and Publications in the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology, Deogratias Mmana, has said government's Library will be revamped. The library, under the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology, is at the Regional Information Office in Blantyre and has…
Lilongwe, October 18, 2017: National Institute for Civic Education (NICE Trust) and Bwaila Media Club (BMC) have joined forces to conduct democracy forums as one way of creating a space which can initiate and set the tone for meaningful national discourse on a variety of issues. Treasurer for BMC Augustine…
Balaka, October 17, 2017: An angry mob on Monday assaulted and killed one person in Balaka who they suspected as being a blood sucker. Confirming the development in an interview, Senior Superintendent Aggrey Bondo of Balaka Police Station told the Malawi News Agency (MANA) that the deceased was found by…
Mangochi, October 17, 2017: Mangochi Police Station Traffic Officers recently took time off to sensitize learners at St. Augustine 3 Primary School on road safety measures to avoid road accidents which are on the increase in the district. Mangochi Police Station Traffic Officer, Superintendent Witness Kasonya told the Malawi News…

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Hope as shadow women councilors gear up for 2019

Hope as shadow women councilors gear up for 2019

  Nkhata Bay, February 22, 2018: In the run up to 2014 tripartite elections, it was even hard to convince her husband to accept that a woman can assume a political office and govern a community. Narrate Her bid for the office of ward councilor met with stiff resistance from members of her own comm...