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Chakwera challenges graduates to provide solutions
Mzuzu, March 01, 2021: State President Dr. Lazarus Chakwera has challenged graduates in the country to provide solutions and opportunities to the country’s problems.
"I will not resign"-Kandodo-Chiponda
Lilongwe, February 25, 2021: Minister of Health, Khumbize Kandodo-Chiponda, has waived off scathing remarks from opposition legislators in National Assembly who are demanding her immediate...
LCC ordered to demolish sculpture statue at parliament roundabout

By Moses Nyirenda

Lilongwe, April 13, 2021: Ministry of Local Government has ordered Lilongwe City Council (LCC) to demolish the sculpture statue at parliament roundabout saying it adds no value to the beauty of Lilongwe city.

Speaking on Monday during a visit of projects being carried out by LCC, Deputy Minister of Local Government, Harima Daudi said the sculpture statue at parliament roundabout is of substandard quality hence it needs to be removed.

“The statue which was set at the roundabout near parliament building is not good and has got no use.

Livestock pass on initiative improving nutrition

By Tione Andsen

Salima, April 14, 2021: Communities from Jambo Village in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Ndindi in Salima have hailed livestock pass on initiative that has helped them to improve nutritional status of the area.

One of the Cluster leaders of Tipeze Care Group, Idaya Sefu Wednesday revealed this to Oxfam Nutrition Media team which visited Jambo Village to appreciate the nutrition interventions being implemented by Care with support from GIZ Germany.

She said Care introduced nutrition project in the area in 2016 and livestock pass on initiative was part of it...

Livestock pass on initiative improving nutrition

By Tione Andsen

Salima, April 14, 2021: Communities from Jambo Village in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Ndindi in Salima have hailed livestock pass on initiative that has helped them to improve nutritional status of the area.

One of the Cluster leaders of Tipeze Care Group, Idaya Sefu Wednesday revealed this to Oxfam Nutrition Media team which visited Jambo Village to appreciate the nutrition interventions being implemented by Care with support from GIZ Germany.

She said Care introduced nutrition project in the area in 2016 and livestock pass on initiative was part of it.

Livestock pass on initiative improving nutrition

By Tione Andsen

Salima, April 14, 2021: Communities from Jambo Village in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Ndindi in Salima have hailed livestock pass on initiative that has helped them to improve nutritional status of the area.

One of the Cluster leaders of Tipeze Care Group, Idaya Sefu Wednesday revealed this to Oxfam Nutrition Media team which visited Jambo Village to appreciate the nutrition interventions being implemented by Care with support from GIZ Germany.

She said Care introduced nutrition project in the area in 2016 and livestock pass on initiative was part of it...

Fracas in Nkhotakota as villagers demand release of a witchdoctor

By Stanley Nkhondoyachepa

Nkhotakota, April 19, Mana: Business came to a standstill for over five hours in Nkhotakota on Sunday as irate villagers blocked the lakeshore M5 Road at Chia Bridge in the district, demanding the release of a witchdoctor who was arrested by police over witchcraft allegations.

Police had to be called in and fired teargas to quell the situation before clearing the road.

Nkhotakota Police Public Relations Officer, Sergeant Paul Malimwe confirmed of the incident, saying the law enforcers had arrested four men for inciting violence…

National News

Mzimba local authorities applaud reforms of land laws
Lilongwe, February 26, 2021: Various local authorities in Mzimba have commended 2016 Land Laws review, saying it will clear other untackled sticky issues hanging in the country’s existing land laws.

Political

Chiefs Urged to stay away from politics
Dedza, February 22, 2021: Deputy Minister of Local Government, Harima Daudi has urged chiefs in Malawi to avoid getting involved in politics but concentrate on developing the nation instead.
WVM pledges support to roll out Covid-19 vaccine
Lilongwe, February 18, 2021: World Vision Malawi (WVM) has pledged to collaborate with the Ministry of Health in support of rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine in the country.

WVM Acting National Director, Catherine Omenda said this Thursday as the country was geared to rollout the Covid-19 vaccine in the country.

Vice president attends LDC meeting
Vice President Saulos Chilima on Wednesday attended virtually an African regional review meeting of the Least developed countries...
 

Development News

GIZ distributes classroom tents in Kasungu
Kasungu, February 16, 2021: Embassy of Germany through Germany International Corporation (GIZ) has distributed 13 classroom tents..
Kamtukule calls on employers to follow labour laws
Mchinji, February 22, 2021:  Deputy Minister of Labour, Skills and Innovation, Vera Kamtukule has called on employers to adhere to labour laws to ensure that their employees are protected at their work place.
Flash floods left hundreds homeless in Ntcheu
Ntcheu, March 1, 2021: Over 1,085 households and 100.6 hectares of maize field have been affected by flash floods at Phanga area in Bwanje North Constituency in Ntcheu district.

Health News

Kasungu Hospital gets PPEs from Sunseed Oil Company
Kasungu, February 16, 2021: Sunseed Oil Limited has supported Kasungu District Hospital with some Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to help it fight the second Covid-19 wave which has hit the hospital hard due to a sharp rise in cases.
FAO responds to Covid-19 fight in Phalombe
Phalombe, February 18, Mana: United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Wednesday observed that the impact of the Covid-19 which has not spared farmers in  Malawi, threatens food production. Coordination Officer for Kulima Project at FAO, Noella Kamwendo made the remarks whe....

Oxfam donates hand washing facilities, soap to schools in Balaka
Balaka, November 26, 2020: Oxfam on Monday donated hand washing facilities and soap to schools in Balaka in the efforts to contain further spread of Covid-19. Balaka District Council disclosed that hand washing facilities were not enough i...

Sports News

NGO urges Communities to protect young girls
Mulanje, November 25, 2020: Future Vision Ministries has urged communities in Mulanje to protect girls and young women from defilement, rape and other sexual related crimes amidst rising criminal sexual offences against them Future Vision...
Coaches, Umpires drilled in netball coaching 
Balaka, November 9, 2020.  Chief Sports Officer responsible for Mass Participation, Joseph Mazaza has said the country stands at a better position as far as netball is concerned,  He said there is much needed talent available in local comm... 
Edukans worried with skills shortage among young people
IBAM appeals for patience among SMEs
Transporters crying foul over charges on tobacco transportation
ECAM launches Apprenticeship Network 
Blantyre, April 3, 2017: The Employers Consultative Association of Malawi (ECAM) has launched the Global Apprenticeship Network (GAN) whose aim is to promote apprenticeships with the ultimate goal of creating job opportunities for youth and ensuring skills for business. Apprenticeship is a kind of job training that involves following and studying a...

Public Works Programme enabling communities achieve food security - study
Lilongwe, June 6, 2017: The Public Works Programme being implemented in all 28 districts of the country has resulted in a lot of people achieving food security at household level, a study conducted by the Centre for Agriculture Research and Development (CARD) of theLilongwe University for Agriculture and Natural Resources...
Council losing out 20 percent of its monthly revenue
Balaka, November 26, 2020:  Assistant Director of Finance at Balaka District Council, Benjamin Makoto disclosed that the council was losing out 20 percent of its revenue due to effects of Covid-19 pandemic saying the drop in revenue collect......

Government impressed with Raiply
Mzimba, November 18, Minister of Forestry and Natural Resources, Nancy Tembo has expressed need for government to support Raiply Malawi Limited and other huge investments that export products outside the country. The minister said this on ...

Rome set to release a new single ‘Anzanu’ 
Lilongwe, November 26, 2020. A Blantyre based musician, Rome whose real name is Happy Dumba is set to release a new song both audio and video titled ‘Anzanu’ on November 30, 2020. He told Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Wednesday in Lilongwe ...

Entertainment News

Malape Cultural Troupe launched 
Machinga, November 25, 2020: Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Wildlife on Tuesday launched Malape Cultural Troupe in Machinga as a way of promoting the unique Malape pillars to a world class tourism destination. Speaking during a familiari...

BAF hails international cultural marketing workshop
 Lilongwe, November 25, 2020: Blantyre Arts Festival (BAF) has hailed the International Cultural Marketing Workshop that was held over the weekend in Blantyre. The workshop was launched in Lilongwe on November 14 to 15, 2020 and was expected...

DJ Muller making odds in South Africa through Disk Jokeying
Written by Moses Nyirenda
Lilongwe, November 19, 2020. South African based Malawian female Disk Jockey (DJ), DJ Muller is making tremendous strides with her passion in disk jockeying in South Africa (SA) which among other things she produces mix tapes, mixing music on weddings, parties and shows. In an interview with Malawi News Agency…

Feature News

Whatsapp group donates a house
Kasungu, February 28, 2021: A Kasungu based group known as Support Agnes Foundation (SAF) which was formed out of a WhatsApp forum to support an orphaned girl, Agnes Magombo, 10, has handed over a modern house worth over K1 million to the little girl's family.

 

FISD the heart of life changing innovations

Lilongwe, November 6, 2020: Construction, solar and Irrigation, ground water exploration and drilling, mining, finance for agriculture development are the main five pivotal strategic units FISD has managed to change many lives for the better. “Multitudes of peoplefrom the rural community have all r...

Learning amidst Covid-19

Mchinji, October 28, 2020: Rose is a 16 year old girl in Mangochi in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Chimwala. She is quite an ambitious girl, she wants to be a nurse when she completes her studies. Being the first born in a family of three, she is a rose in her family as her mother believe...

Lilongwe communities correcting environmental wrongs

Lilongwe, October 18, 2020:  Some communities in the country's capital, Lilongwe have realized the folly of wanton cutting down of trees, and are now putting things right. The locals in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Masumbankhunda are paying the price of their actions that have left them m...

Changing the world through technology

A stitch in time saves nine..

Kids fending for their family..

2020-2021 MW National Budget 

CARD promotes food security in Mchinji

Education News

GIZ distributes classroom tents in Kasungu  

Kasungu,February 19 2021: Embassy of Germany through Germany International Corporation (GIZ) has distributed 13 classroom tents to eight public Teachers Training Colleges (TTCs) in a bid to strengthen governments’ efforts in dealing with the spread of Covid-19 in schools.

Government for education sector overhaul

MLilongwe, November 18, Mana:Government has conceded existence of gaps that are paralyzing the country’s education, and has challenged respective players in the sector to jointly implement practical solutions to the same, Minister of Educ….

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