23 November 2017
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Lilongwe, September 27, 2017: Mulhako wa Alhomwe comes back October 29 this year at the usual place Mulhako wa Alhomwe Head Quarters at Chonde in Mulanje with the mission of empowering the youth. This is an annual celebration where people learn a lot about the Lhomwe culture that includes Lhomwe…
Blantyre, September 27, 2017: Youth Activists in the country have asked political parties to desist from using youth as ‘hand clappers’; but rather involve them in meaningful development activities. Executive Director for Youth Initiative for Community Development (YICOD), Andrew Bwanali made the call in an Interview with Malawi News Agency…
Mzuzu, September 26, 2017: Mzuzu City Mayor Councilor William Mkandawire has asked all youths in the country to use their numerical superiority and power to foster peace and avoid being used by politicians in violence. Councilor Mkandawire was speaking Friday during commemoration of International Youth Day at Katoto Secondary School…
  MANGOCHI, September 21: The Association for People with Albinism in Malawi (APAM) Wednesday challenged civil society organizations and all non-governmental organizations fighting the abduction and killing of people with albinism to prioritize community sensitization.  APAM executive member in Mangochi, Lexa Zakaria, made the call during a meeting UN Women…
Blantyre, September 20, 2017: A Malawian national, George Ningole was on Tuesday arrested for aiding a Mozambican to register in the ongoing national identification and registration exercise. National Intelligence Bureau (NIB) Officer for Blantyre District, Andrew Mndalira, who with support from the police arrested Ningole, said the culprit forged date…
Sounded out the warning: Nankhumwa - File Photo Nkhotakota, September 17, 2017: Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Kondwani Nankhumwa, has warned chiefs in the country to desist from corruption in the course of their duties. Nankhumwa issued the warning on Saturday while confirming the chieftainship of Traditional Authority…
People waiting patiently to be registered to have an  National ID in Ntcheu - File Photo Phalombe, September 15, 2017: Communities in Phalombe have expressed satisfaction in the way the National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) Public Trust conducted its mobilization campaign for the National Registration exercise that is currently…
Nsanje, September 14, 2017: An international nongovernmental organization, Action Aid has vowed to empower the country’s citizenry so they were able to hold their duty bearers accountable and also ensure that every project being implemented in the areas of health and agriculture in the country meet the needs of the…
Chiradzulu, September 13, 2017: Government has elevated Traditional Authority (T/A) Nkalo of Chiradzulu District to Senior Chief. According to a recent statement issued by the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, the position is with effect from August 26, 2017. T/A Nkalo whose real name is Amadu Ali succeeded…
Councillor Mbewe (r)  and Councilor Chipeni Salima, September 12, 2017: Almost a year after the Salima full council meeting resolved to build a brick security fence around the Salima District Hospital, the project is failing to commence despite the continued security problems at the health facility. Last year a full…

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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...