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Mzimba, April 19, 2018: People in Mzimba have asked Malawi Parliament to consider adding more days in a week, to discuss the private member business in the August House, saying Thursdays only is not enough.  The request was made Saturday in Mzimba during a constituency interface meeting with the community,…
Thyolo, April 18, 2018: Village Civil Protection Committees (VCPC) in Thyolo say chiefs have hijacked their roles during disasters as committees are ignored completely, bringing disorganization in natural disaster response.  These complaints were made on Wednesday during revamping of VCPCs in Traditional Authority Khwetemule in the district, an exercise which…
ZOMBA, April 16, 2018: Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC) has called upon Civil Society Organizations to be united and work together in advancing human rights issues. The call was made on Thursday by the Commission’s Principal Disability and Elderly Rights Officer George Chiusiwa when he was addressing Zomba District Executive…
MULANJE, April 16, 2018:  The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has begun training District Election Clerks (DECs) on the new biometrical system ahead of the voter registration for 2019 tripartite elections expected to commence this May in selected districts. Speaking on the sidelines of a three day training workshop at Hapuwani…
BLANTYRE, April 15, 2018: The Scout Association of Malawi has distanced itself from Outreach Scout Foundation (OSF), a grouping that endorsed demonstrations organised by Civil Society Organization (CSOs) slated for April 27. This follows criticisms and rumors in the public domain that the association is part of organizations supporting the…
Lilongwe, April 12, 2018: The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) says it is committed to promoting democracy by allowing people in the party to express their views on matters to do with the running of the party. The Minister of Information and Communications Technology, Nicholas Dausi who is also government spokesperson…
Lilongwe, April 12: Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) women Thursday said President Peter Mutharika is a capable and a legitimate candidate for the DPP for the coming 2019 tripartite elections. This follows recent statements by former first Lady, Callista Mutharika claiming the incumbent president is over aged and not fit to…
Lilongwe, April 11, 2018:  Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) says it has fulfilled 75 per cent of the 2014 manifesto promises by implementing various developments in the country.   DPP Director of Field Operations, Dr Ben Phiri made the remarks during the media briefing on Tuesday at Beata Printing offices in Lilongwe…
Mzuzu, April 11, 2018: Secondhand clothes (Kaunjika) vendors in Mzuzu have distanced themselves from demonstrations scheduled for Thursday by the Mzuzu Vendors Association. The association alleged that last week some ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) officials in Mzuzu told vendors who ply their trade illegally in the city’s streets to…
Lilongwe, April 10, 2018: The third meeting of the second youth parliament of Malawi which is in session, has elected new office bearers who will serve for a one year tenure of office effective Monday April 09, 2018. Among its objectives, the Youth Parliament offers youth a platform to voice…

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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...