22 January 2021
Breaking News
Tuesday, 10 September 2019 08:05

MALGA funds MCC K90 Million for new urban profiles

Written by  Easter Khunga
The DEC Meeting in session The DEC Meeting in session

Mzuzu, September 10, 2019: Malawi Local Government Association (MALGA) has funded Mzuzu City Council K90 million to enable them address their current challenges and upgrade their urban profiles using strategic plans that have been put in place. 

Speaking during District Executive Meeting (DEC), on Monday, Project Offer for MALGA, Hadrod Mkandawire, said they have received funding from Tilitonse Foundation which is being used to fund the project.

He said the project would run for seven and half months to help develop hospitals, schools, roads and other infrastructure.

“There has been some gaps in our local councils thus why we asked Tilitonse foundation for support to address the challenges.
“We cannot operate if we do not have a plan thus why MALGA came up with some strategic plans to help the council upgrade their urban profiles, “Mkandawire said.

Mzuzu City Council Deputy Director for Planning and Policy, Walusungu Kayira, said they would review its plans which would help them run their developmental projects.

“We will work hand in hand with different public and private stakeholders so that we improve in preparing development projects,” he said.

Kayira said over the year’s government has tried to put aside some funds for some local development plans but it is very important that other stake holders come in and take part.

“For years the implementation of the local development plans has been a challenge because of finances but with the coming in of this funding many priorities will be tackled,” he added.

This Project is starting September and is expected to end in the coming seven months.


FISD the heart of life changing innovations

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

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 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...