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…
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…
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)…
Phalombe, July 15, 2020: Phalombe Disaster Risk and Management office will have an improved approach on dyke construction and management, thanks to a learning visit the Phalombe District Civil Protection Committee had in Salima. Speaking during the visit on Monday, District Relief and Rehabilitation Officer for Phalombe, Florence Harawa said…
Lilongwe, April 7, Mana: National Coordinator for Civil Society on Climate Change (CISONECC), Julius Ng'oma has expressed concern over the country's lack of research to link human health and climate change. He said proper research on the link between human health and climate change was important as regards to the…
 Lilongwe, February 9, 2020:Southern African countries have appealed for $1.1billion to help them cope with the food crisis but they have received only half of what is needed. The agencies said that donors must urgently fund the UN humanitarian appeals to help save lives. Severe food insecurity rates across nine…
Blantyre, April 25, 2019: Secretary for Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA), Affairs, Wilson Moleni has asked people living along the lakeshore areas to relocate to upper land to avoid loss of life and damage to property. The warning comes barely a day after the Department of Climate Change and…
Balaka, April 1,2019: The Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining, Welani Chilenga recently disclosed that government is fully concerned with effects of climate change. He said this in Balaka when the country joined the world in commemorating the World Meteorological Day which took place at…
Machinga, April 1, 2019: Recent floods that hit some parts of the country have damaged five irrigation schemes in Machinga District, Malawi News Agency (Mana) has established. Some of the schemes damaged include Naming’azi, Mikoko and Nkhande in Paramount Chief Kawinga and Kamwaza Irrigation Scheme in Traditional Authority Ngokwe in…
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A stitch in time saves nine

A stitch in time saves nine

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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...