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Nkhata Bay, September 30, 2015: Communities in Nkhata Bay District have asked their Members of Parliament to support and pass the Access to Information Bill when it is tabled in parliament.  The communities made the remarks during dialogue sessions the Media Institute of Southern Africa MISA) Malawi Chapter and Media…
Nsanje, September 30, 2015: Government has underscored the need to develop the country’s rural areas in order to control the influx of people into the urban areas. Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Kondwani Nankhumwa blamed the country’s high urbanization rate currently at 7 percent on failure by the…
Mangochi, September 29, 2015: The Non–Governmental Organisations (NGO) Board of Malawi has warned that it will deregister any civil society organisation which flouts the laws governing the operations of the non–state actors in the country. NGO Board Chairperson, Emily Banda gave the warning on Monday during a district executive committee…
Nkhata Bay, September 30, 2015: Nkhata Bay District Council has elected Hastings Gweleweta Mkandawire as chairperson replacing Faston Theu who lost his position by only two votes in a closely contested election during a full council meeting on Wednesday.   In the initial voting held at Pastoral Centre in the…
Chiradzulu, September 29, 2015: Government has approved Development Fund (DF) amounting to K138 Million to Chiradzulu district council to implement different projects. Acting Director of Planning and Development (ADPD) Chriss Nawata disclosed this Tuesday at the boma during a District Executive Committee (DEC) meeting. He said the funds have been…
Zomba, September 29, 2015:  Councilors and journalists in the country have a great role to play in the smooth implementation of Local Development Fund (LDF) and Constituency Development Fund (CDF) programmes in the country. Bakali Maulidi, Zomba District Human Resource Officer (HRMO), made the remarks Sunday in Liwonde at the…
Mzimba, September 26, 2015: Newly re-elected chairperson for M’mbelwa District Council has faulted the district council for lack of transparency in allocating plots and other development projects in the district. The chairperson, Dan Nkosi, also councilor for Endindeni Ward, made the sentiments on Thursday during the council’s full assembly meeting,…
Blantyre, September 24, 2015: Government has called for concerted effort from the general public in addressing issues affecting the nation. This follows a statement issued by the Church of Central African Presbyterian (CCAP) Synod of Livingstonia that highlighted positive developments that the country has so far registered and also gaps…
Mwanza, September 23, 2015: Mwanza District Council on Monday elected councilor for Thambani ward Gracian Meja as chairperson of the council for 2015/2016 term.  The council also elected councilor for Khudze ward, Lloyd Gojo to the position of vice chairperson of the council. Both Meja who has taken the mantle…
Mulanje, September 23, 2015: There was drama in Mulanje District Council Hall on Tuesday after Chairperson of the Council Manuel Bambala angrily suspended discussions of a full council due to what members of council described as poor and unprofessional reporting by the house’s service committees. The adjournment came a few…

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Building resilience through fish farming

 Building resilience through fish farming

Mchinji, July 19: Fisheries and aquaculture are a vital source of nutritious food, says the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). Yet their current production and supply is failing to meet the global demand in terms of nutrition requirements and sustaining the livelihoods of many. In Malawi,...