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Mwanza, November 26, 2017: District Councils in the country have been advised to enter into partnership with Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) for the implementation of Public Service Programmes to bear desired fruits. Director of Reforms responsible for technical services at the Public Service Reform Management Unit (PSRMU), Emmie Galafa made the…
Balaka, November 26, 2017: Qualified and competent personnel are said to be crucial attributes for people working in different local council in the country to facilitate smooth implementation of the decentralization process, an expert has observed. Speaking during a decentralization workshop for reporters in Liwonde on Friday, Chief Decentralization Officer…
Dowa, November 25, 2017: Danish Church Aid (DCA) through the Malawi Human Rights Resource Center (MHRRC), has been commended for the financial and programmatic support which has led to the formulation of the service charters for health, water, environment, education and agriculture sectors in Dowa district.  The availability of the…
Dedza, November 25, 2017: Dedza District Council has urged head teachers who will be distributing national identity cards in the district to conduct the exercise with the seriousness it deserves and avoid shortcuts that may mess up the activity. Assistant District Registrar (ADR) for Dedza, Boniface Butawo, said in an…
Nsanje, November 26, 2017: Nsanje communities have accused the council secretariat for its failure to apply principles of transparency and accountability in the management of local revenue. One of the concerned people, bicycle taxi operator, Hamusa Hassan, lamented, “We are not moving on the same page.” He said many people…
Mwanza, November 22, 2017: Communities in Mwanza have been urged called upon to elevate women into various decision making positions if poverty is to be effectively reduced in the district. Project Officer for National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) Trust, Stella Kalengamaliro, made the remarks on Tuesday during open discussions…
Blantyre, November 22, 2017: Blantyre City Council Mayor, Wild Ndipo, has called upon residents to remain steadfast in prayer and cultivate unity of purpose for the growth and prosperity of the bustling commercial city. Ndipo said despite having different religions and political affiliations, residents of the city need to unite…
Lilongwe, November 21, 2017: Member of Parliament for Nsanje Central, Francis Kasaila, has challenged that he would on Friday provide the house with evidence of alleged murders that used to take place at Nsanje Prison during the era of the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) rule. On Monday, the member rose…
ZOMBA, November 20, 2017: The National Statistical Office (NSO) says it is ready for the first ever 2018 Electronic National Population and Housing Census (PHC) pegged at K21 billion. This was disclosed by the Commissioner of Statistics, Mercy Kanyuka, on Saturday in Zomba during this year’s African Statistics Day celebrations…
Lilongwe, November 18, 2017: A grouping of several Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) calling itself  Civil Society Platform on Electoral Reforms says the manner in which the process on the proposed electoral reform bill is being handled is not fair and just to Malawians. The sentiments are contained in a joint…

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Enhancing communities’ resilience to floods

 Enhancing communities’ resilience to floods

Lilongwe, May 22: Floods have become a common occurrence in most parts of Malawi and the resulting damage has had far reaching consequences on individual lives and their communities. For people of Group Village Headman (GVH) Dzindevu and the surrounding areas in Dedza have been part of the statisti...