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Ntcheu, June 10, 2019: The Acting Ntcheu District Agricultural Development Officer Francis Mwale has warned farmers in the district to watch against post-harvest losses which, he said, cause hunger. Mwale was speaking recently during a field day organised by Bayer formerly known as Monsanto Malawi. He said one common cause…
Chitipa, June 10, 2019: The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has commended farmers and other stakeholders in the agriculture sector in Chitipa for promoting food security in a quest to improving nutrition status of people in the district. Speaking during a familiarization tour to some farmers in Chitipa,…
Kasungu, June 7, 2019: Farmers in Kasungu have expressed worry over the future of growing tobacco, saying it is no longer profitable due to  its over reliance on burdensome loans. One of the growers Frank Chafukira from Kapheni Village said in an interview that low prices at the auction floors…
Balaka, May 7, 2019: Farmers in Balaka have been urged to take Orange Fresh Sweet Potato (OFSP) farming seriously because studies have shown that they contain Vitamin A supplements. Principal Nutrition HIV and Aids Officer for Balaka, Ernest Kadzokoya made the call on Wednesday during an International Potato Centre OFSP…
Mulanje, June 4, 2019: Malawi on Saturday joined the rest of the world in commemorating World Milk Day. The ceremony that brought together dairy farmers, representatives of major milk processing companies and government officials among other attendees, took place at Mulanje Secondary School ground in Mulanje District under the banner…
Kasungu,May 29, 2019: Farmers in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Wimbe and Kapelula in Kasungu district have expressed concerns over their inability to find reliable markets for their farm produce despite being in cooperatives. The situation has forced TA Kapelula to advise his subjects to sale their produce to…
Lilongwe, May 27, 2019: Malawi-China Agriculture Technology training centre farm manager, Enoch Mthepheya has challenged farmers in the country to enhance their participation in activities that promote innovativeness towards the promotion of crops such as Bananas and Vegetables if the country is to achieve sustainable economic development. Mthepheya made the…
Mzuzu, May 24, 2019: Farmers from hard-to-reach Kabuwa in Traditional Authority Khosolo in Mzimba have expressed concern over lack of farm inputs for them to support farmers to carry out their daily activities in Sustainable agriculture. Speaking in an interview Monday, Kabuwa lead farmers’ chairperson, Andrew Phiri, urged Non-Governmental Organisations…
Lilongwe, May 21, 2019: Monsanto Limited currently known as Bayer Crop Science has introduced a new maize hybrid seed, DK 777 on the market which is more tolerant to adverse environmental conditions. Bayer Country Manager, Gift Kawamba disclosed this at the close of the week in Lilongwe during a field…
Chitipa, May 06, 2019: Poverty in Malawi can only be eradicated if rural communities are empowered with practical knowledge and skills that can positively transform their economic welfare. Project officer for Catholic Development Commission in Malawi (CADECOM) at Karonga Diocese Elijah Banda, said this on Thursday in Chitipa at a…

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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...