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  Chikwawa, April 9, 2018: Farmers under Thabwa Cooperative in Traditional Authority Mulilima in Chikwawa have complained that they were failing to start using the value addition centre constructed under Shire Valley Agricultural Irrigation Project (SVAP) five months after its completion. Farmers from Livunzu and Dumwalili cooperatives which form Thabwa…
Lilongwe, April 6, 2018: Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR)’s Horticulture Department recently equipped lecturers from Nalikule College of Education situated along Lilongwe-Salima Road and officers from Machinga District Council with knowledge and skills in mushroom production. The lecturers and officers were trained on how they can grow…
Ntcheu, April 6, 2018:  A total of 5,290 households that were affected by disasters in 2017 in Ntcheu are expected to benefit from the parboiled rice which the government of the People’s Republic of China has donated to Malawi government.  Briefing District Executive Committee (DEC) members in the district, Disaster…
  Karonga, March 28, 2018: Famers in Karonga have decried yellow pigment disease in rice which has affected about 150 hectares at Wovwe Scheme in the district. However, officials at Karonga Agricultural Development Division (ADD) say they are yet to do research about the new rice disease. This came to…
  Karonga, March 28, 2018: Just Trading Scotland (JTS), an organization that imports products from Southern Africa has hailed Malawi’s smallholder farmer associations, saying they have potential to improve people’s economic standards if properly assisted to maximize product quality. JTS chairperson, John Riches made the remarks on Monday during a…
  Lilongwe, March 28, 2018: Soybean farmers in the country are expected to have a wide range of soybean seed to choose from following the Pan-African Soybean Variety Trials being conducted in the country. The trials come against the background that many farmers in the Sub-Saharan Africa region, Malawi inclusive;…
  Nsanje, March 27, 2018: Nsanje District Agriculture Service Committee has applauded Care Malawi International for its efforts to rehabilitate dip tanks in the district, saying the move will enhance livestock production. Care Malawi which is implementing a five-year project dubbed ‘United in Building and Advancing Life Expectations (UBALE)’ has…
  NSANJE, March 27, 2018: Promotion the adoption of drought tolerant crop varieties is one of the best ways to address food insecurity challenges in areas that experience erratic weather conditions, an agricultural expert has said. Shire Valley Agriculture Development Division Principal Crop Officer Jackson Mvula made the sentiments during…
Rumphi, March 26: Synod of Livingstonia Development Department (SOLDEV) has been conducting a research since November last year (2017) on combating fall army worm through the use of indigenous and conservational agriculture technologies. According to the project authorities, the research preliminary findings are already showing positive results. SOLDEV’s project coordinator,…
Chikwawa, March 24, 2018: Hunger Project Malawi has said high intake of Moringa could contribute to the reduction of malnutrition thereby calling on Malawians to ensure they plant such trees in their homes for the country to achieve maximum nutrition status. Hunger Project Malawi Board Member, Mandala Mambulasa made the…

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HE DR. LAZARUS MCCARTHY CHAKWERA SIXTH PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI

HE DR. LAZARUS MCCARTHY CHAKWERA  SIXTH PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI

Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera is the current President of Malawi. He was sworn into office on June 28, 2020 at Malawi Square, Bingu International Convention Centre, Lilongwe. Before joining frontline politics, Chakwera was President of the Malawi Assemblies of God from 1989 until he resigned on May...