26 October 2020
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Politics

Abida Mia calls peace in Phalombe

 Abida Mia calls peace in Phalombe

 Phalombe, September 15, Deputy Minister of Lands Abida Mia has warned against political violence but to peacefully co-exist for development to continue in the country. Mia was speaking in Phalombe during...

All is set for DPP elective convention-Dausi

 All is set for DPP elective convention-Dausi

Blantyre, July 2: The much awaited Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) elective convention preparations are over as delegates have arrived in Blantyre in readiness for the event. Speaking to journalists on Sunday...

Chakwera is ready to accept defeat, but expects to win

Lilongwe, May 20: The Malawi Congress Party (MCP) presidential hopeful, Dr. Lazarus Chakwera, on Tuesday said he would accept any outcome of the general elections despite expecting a win. Chakwera was...

Education

CAHESH, Optichem donate face masks to CK learners

  CAHESH, Optichem donate face masks to CK learners

Chikwawa,October 6,  Campaign for Health Education, Sanitation and Hygiene (CAHESH) alongside Optichem fertilizer manufacturer and distributor in Malawi donated face masks to standard 8 learners from 10 schools in Chikwawa...

17 UNIMA researchers receive grants from government

 17 UNIMA researchers receive grants from government

Zomba, May 25: Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has presented a K8.5 million grant to 17 upcoming University of Malawi researchers to carry out research in various fields. The presentation...

General

5 in for conniving in theft deal

Two Omega Security guards and three criminals are in police custody waiting to answer theft charges in court for suspecting them to have stolen assorted items from Sana Cash and Carry in Blantyre. Police have identified the guards as Gerso...

CHHR to incorporate minority groups in HIV AIDS fight

Unless government include high risk groups in national HIV programming and funding priorities, Malawi will not achieve anything in the fight against further spread of HIV, Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR) alerted district o...

Health

Hospital staff urged to be dedicated in the delivery of health services

  Hospital staff urged to be dedicated in the delivery of health services

Lilongwe, May 3, 2017: Government has asked members of staff to be dedicated and work professionally in the provision of health services to people. The Minister of Health Dr. Peter Kumpalume...

Inadequate personnel, working materials compromise health services in Malawi

  Inadequate personnel, working materials compromise health services in Malawi

Nkhotakota, May 16, 2017: National Organization of Nurses and Midwives of Malawi (NONM) President Dorothy Ngoma has appealed to the government, through the current meeting of parliament, to consider allocating...

Environment

“Keep the City Clean and Green” Campaign to be launched in LL

  “Keep the City Clean and Green” Campaign to be launched in LL

Blantyre, April 26, 2017: Lilongwe City Council (LCC) through the office of the Mayor intends to lead the city in the launch of the Keep the City Clean and Green...

Association bemoans deforestation in Machinga

 Association bemoans deforestation in Machinga

Machinga, September 5: Nkula Water Users Association (WUA) in Machinga has expressed concern over increased levels of deforestation saying the malpractice has negative implications on the water supply to consumers...

Features

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...

Changing the world through technology

Changing the world through technology

Lilongwe, October 7, 2020: They are three young men from diverse professions on a mission, but share a common vision- a great passion in transforming Malawi through technological advancements. Meet Kondwani Mshali, a theologian, Emmanuel Chatima, a physiotherapist and Steven Ng’oma, a statistician....

A stitch in time saves nine

A stitch in time saves nine

Mchinji, September 21,2020: That Malawi’s population is growing at an alarming rate is naked truth. The country’s population has more than trebled in the past 20 years. That has put unprecedented pressure on social service delivery and the environment. With this population boom, the arable land s...

Agriculture

Inadequate funding in research stalling legume sector growth

  Inadequate funding in research stalling legume sector growth

Lilongwe, April 13, 2017: Lack of huge investment in research and innovations towards the legumes subsector is stalling the growth of the industry in the country, agricultural experts say. The legume...

Nsanje opts for solar power irrigation

  Nsanje opts for solar power irrigation

Nsanje, July 14: Nsanje District Irrigation Officer, Movete Mkandawire, says the problem of drought which the district has been facing over the years can be alleviated by adopting solar powered...

Development

ECAM launches Apprenticeship Network

     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...

Public Works Programme enabling communities achieve food security - study

  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,...

UN women, police fight for rights of people with Albinism

  UN women, police fight for rights of people with Albinism

Chitipa, May 11, 2017: The Malawi Police Service (MPS) says it has jacked up its efforts to completely stump out abuses and violation of the rights of people with Albinism. The...