29 September 2020
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Blantyre, September 28, 2020: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has donated 72 solar panels to Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services (DCCMS) which will help in boosting inadequate energy which affected the production of weather forecasts. The Solar panels were provided through a projectcalled Scaling up the Use of…
Mulanje, September 26, 2020: Government has begun engaging investors in the energy sector to discuss means of generating affordable and reliable electricity in the country. Minister of Energy, Newton Kambala said the country was failing to develop as foreign companies fail to invest in the country because of power shortage…
Blantyre, September 15, 2020: Director for Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services, Jolamu Nkhokwe, says Malawi is expected to receive normal to above-normal rainfall between October-December 2020 mostly in the South and Central regions with the Northern region experiencing normal and below normal rainfall. Nkhokwe made the remarks during…
Nsanje, September 14, Nsanje District Forestry officials have bemoaned the increase in depletion of forest resources in the Matandwe Forest Reserve. Assistant District Forestry Officer, John Banda, in an interview on Monday said the depletion of the forest reserve resources is estimated at K5 million in August alone. Banda said,…
Machinga, September 12, Mana:Government through Environmental Affairs Department is rolling out a two year Transformational Adaptation to Climate project in Machinga and Zomba Districts. In Machinga, the project will be implemented in Traditional Authorities (TAs) Kawinga, Chamba and Mchinguza while in Zomba it will target communities from Mkumbira, Malemia and…
Mchinji, August 26,2020:Police in Mchinji have arrested two men for allegedly being found in possession of a pangolin. The two men are Frank Thomas aged 28 of Mzanda Village in Traditional Authority Mavwere in Mchinji and Geoffrey Zakaliya aged 46 of Enaya Village in Traditional Authority Kwataine in Ntcheu District.…
Lilongwe, August 17, 2020: Lilongwe based Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) called Save the Future Foundation has said it was committed to conserving environment through Kamtoletole Project. Executive Director of the Organization, Maloto Chinkombero has disclosed the development on Saturday during the launch of the Project in Area 22, Lilongwe. “The project…
Balaka, August 13, 2020: Police in Balaka on Monday arrested two men for allegedly being found in possession of two tusks (ivory) weighing about 20.2 Kilograms valued at over K25 million. Deputy Balaka Police Publicist, Precious Makuta said in an interview on Wednesday that Balaka Police received a tip from…
Lilongwe, August 6: Catholic Development Commission (CADECOM) has challenged small-scale farmers in Dedza to engage an extra gear through collaborative approach in the fight against climate change to ensure food sustainability. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (MANA) after the meeting which CADECOM facilitated between farmers and governmental district…
Chikwawa, July 18, 2020: In response to the Cyclone Idai that happened in 2019 which affected livelihood in most parts of Chikwawa District, Habitat for Humanity will construct 300 disaster resilient houses in the district. The organisation has since set aside money amounting to €519, 4 79.86 (approximately K420 million)…
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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...

Kids fending for their family

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Kasungu, September `17, 2020:The innocence on their faces shows nothing notifying struggle in their lives. They do not have neither the luxury of either staying home or only play with friends nor the hope of going home and find food already prepared. For the family to eat they have to go out and f...

2020-2021 MW National Budget

2020-2021 MW National Budget

THE 2020/2021 BUDGET STATEMENT MOTION 1. Madam Speaker, I beg to move that the estimates on the Recurrent and Development Accounts for the 2020/2021 Budget of the Malawi Government be referred to the committee of the Whole House, to be considered vote by vote, and thereafter be adopted. Introductio...