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Lilongwe, April 23, 2019: Cotton marketing season has open and will run for 90 calendar days, Cotton Council of Malawi (CCM) has disclosed. CCM Executive director, Cosmas Luwanda made the announcement Thursday in Lilongwe during a media briefing on the opening of the cotton marketing season. He said buying of…
Blantyre, April 18, 2019: Government has reiterated its commitment towards ensuring the country retains its food security status through irrigation farming.                                                                                                        Minister for Agriculture and Water Development, Joseph Mwanamvekha made the commitment on Wednesday during the official commissioning of Bwanje Irrigation Scheme in the area of Traditional Authority Nkhulambe…
Lilongwe, April 18, 2019:  Pigeon peas (Nandolo) farmers in Balaka are in fear that unreliable markets and long distances to the same may choke the progress made in the production of the crop if the challenge is not sorted out. Since the farmers were organised into an association under Farm…
Chikwawa, April 17, 2019: Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development on Monday launched the national farm input distribution in response to the recent disasters that have left many people without food among other property. The launch which took place at Thabwa Camp under Chief Mulilima in the district, according…
Chikwawa, April 17,2019: Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Joseph Mwanamveka on Monday launched a K1 billion national farm input distribution exercise in response to the recent disasters that led to loss of crops, property and lives. The launch, which took place at Thabwa Camp under Mitole Extension Planning…
Lilongwe, April 16,  2019: Farmers under Msaza Horticulture Cooperative in Salima District are optimistic they will sustain the Farm Input Diversification Program (FIDP) Phase 11-initiatated project as long as there is reliable water supply for their fruits. The farmers told journalists recently when the latter toured the cooperative in Group…
Lilongwe, April 14, 2019: An official in the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has said issuance of 2019/2020 farm gate prices has delayed. The delay has come about because the Ministry was conducting extensive consultations with various stakeholders to ensure that the prices are realistic and reasonable to…
Mzuzu, April, 13, 2019: As the agricultural season goes into harvesting period, Kasungu Agricultural Development Division Program Manager, George Kapelemera, has asked chiefs to get rid of middlemen buying crops below government set prices. He was speaking last week in Nkhata Bay during Mzuzu Agricultural Development Division (MZADD) field day…
Mchinji, April 15, 2019: Dairy farmers in Mchinji district have been tipped to venture into in production of more milk products if they are to win market competition against foreign milk and milk products. Kasungu Agriculture Development Divisions (ADD) Deputy Programmes Manager, Yusufu Shaibu made the remarks Friday during an…
Lilongwe, April 13, 2019:  Pigeon peas (Nandolo) farmers in Balaka are in fear that unreliable markets and long distances to the same may choke progress made in the production of the crop if the challenge is not sorted out.  Since the farmers were organised into an association under Farm Input…

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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...