22 November 2017
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Phalombe, October 6, 2017: Phalombe District Council on Friday elected Councilor Kalepa Mawere who is answering criminal charges at the First Grade Magistrate’s Court in the district to be Chairperson of the Council. The new Chairperson was arrested late 2015 on suspicion that he stole some bags of cement meant…
Lilongwe, October 6, 2017: Association of All Maseko Ngonis Living in Lilongwe (AAMNLL) will Sunday, October 8, hold a mini-Umhlangano in Lilongwe under the theme ‘preserving our culture while in town’. Chairperson of AAMNLL, Andrew Kamlopa told Malawi News Agency (Mana) Friday Lilongwe that the main objective of the event…
Blantyre,  October  06, 2017: Almost 160, 476  people are expected to cast their votes in the by elections scheduled to take place on  17 October in all the six constituencies. According to a press release issued by MEC on Thursday, central region has a total count of 121,507 registered voters…
A mother and her newly born baby - File PhotoNsanje, October 5, 2017: National Registration Bureau (NRB) Data Supervisor, Esther Munthali has said registration of birth is now compulsory, universal and systematic. She made the remarks Thursday during a District Executive Committee (DEC) meeting held at the boma where she…
Chiradzulu, October 5, 2017: A 14 year girl (name withheld) from Mkhwayo in Ndanga Village in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Kadewere in Chiradzulu who died mid this year is alleged to have risen from the dead. According close relatives and community members, the girl died on May 5,…
Nsanje, October 5, 2017: The Honeymoon is over for council employees who deliberately commit acts of misconduct as government would now restrict movement of council officers to consolidate decentralization process. Director of Human Resource Management and Development in the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, Arthur Liwonga disclosed this…
Dowa, October 5, 2017: The Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) Board, an entity mandated by government through an Act of Parliament to register and regulate the operations of all NGOs in the country, will from November this year embark on a nationwide mapping for all NGOs and Civil Society Organizations (CSO) to…
Salima, October 5, 2017: An official at the Salima office of the Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR) has revealed that of late his office has been overwhelmed with complaints on alleged human rights abuses by suspected members of the Community Policing Forum (CPF). Speaking in an interview with…
Zomba, October 5, 2017: Minister of Civic Education, Culture and Community Development, Cecelia Chazama has expressed concern over the rising number of men shunning adult literacy classes in the country. Chazama made the remarks Tuesday at Naphini Community Learning Centre at Domasi in Zomba when she presented certificates to adult…
Blantyre, October 4, 2017: The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) will from Thursday conduct public mobilization and civic education meetings aimed at sensitizing voters on issues regarding polling arrangements, voting and results announcement.  According to a recent press statement by MEC, the meetings which will take place in all the six…

Features

Risky behaviours at Njalo Island

Risky behaviours at Njalo Island

PHALOMBE, November 22, 2017: Living on Njalo island in Phalombe is at times a tricky and risky experience for men whose population out numbers that of women. The island, an isolated habitat located on the waters of Lake Chilwa, has an ever fluctuating population of between 300 – 700 inhabitants wit...