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Chikwawa, May 12, 2018: Dust refuses to settle at Mitole Estate in Chikwawa District as Chief Katunga on Friday ordered communities and other people constructing various infrastructure at the place never to give up but to continue with their work. The almost 100 hectares Mitole Estate is known to belong…
Lilongwe, 12 May 2019: As Malawians await to exercise their democratic rights to vote in the 6th set of General Elections in May 2019, the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has become the second major party to hold its elective conference in preparation for the Tripartite General Elections. The MCP re-elected Dr.…
Lilongwe, May 11, 2018:  UN Women Executive Board said hailed Malawi for taking a positive initiate to provide a better platform to ensure equal women participation in decision making in politics spheres.  Un Women Executive Board president Ivana Pajevic said this during a press briefing in Lilongwe on Thursday at…
Lilongwe, May 11, 2018: Member of Parliament for Machinga East, Esther Jolobala on Thursday bemoaned the increase of cases of abduction of persons with albinism (PWA) in Machinga District. The MP was speaking at parliament in Lilongwe during the 47th session, saying 22 cases of abduction of persons with albinism…
Mzuzu, May 11, 2018: Alliance for Democracy (AFORD) diehard Dan Msowoya says one of the reasons why he prefers Frank Mwenefumbo to Enock Chihana is because he sees Mwenefumbo as "a lesser devil" as compared to the latter. Msowoya was responding to a question by one of the reporters during…
Blantyre, May 11, 2018: Residents of traditional authorities (TAs) Lundu and Kapeni in Blantyre Wednesday expressed satisfaction with Gender Based Violence (GBV) awareness campaign that the Blantyre District Council’s Primary Justice Office conducted in the areas. During the campaigns, communities were educated on different forms of gender based violence and…
MULANJE, May 9, 2018: Mulanje District Council on Tuesday begun formulating new by-laws aimed at addressing various issues hindering development in the district. Speaking during the opening of a four day multi-stakeholders consultation meeting on the same at Hapuwani Village Lodge in the district, Mulanje District Council Vice Chairperson, Samson…
Lilongwe, May 9, 2018: The country’selectoral body, Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) says will use the national IDs during the voter registration for the 2019 elections.  Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) Tuesday, MEC commissioner Jean Mathanga said the decision will help MEC and the country to save…
Lilongwe, May 09, 2018: The United Nations (UN) in Malawi is urging state institutions, media, religious leaders, traditional leaders and political parties to actively promote peaceful settlement of disputes, as contained in the existing electoral and peace building legal and policy frameworks. In a press statement released on May 9,…
Lilongwe, May 09, 2018: The Ministry of Civic Education, Culture and Community Development Tuesday asked members of parliament to lobby for funding increment to adult literacy programmes (ALP) which are said to be transformative to rural lives. Principal Secretary Ivy Luhanga made the call in Lilongwe during a dinner that…

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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...