Tuesday, 28 May 2024


Communities in Mwanza Seal DC's Office
Written By Brian Wasili

Mwanza, November 20, 2020: Business at Mwanza District Council was early this week temporarily interrupted following closure of offices of District Commissioner, Michael Chimbalanga and those of two other senior officers at the district hospital by some community members. The communities demanded immediate transfers for the said officers. In an…

Chiefs urged to avoid corruption
Written by Chikondi Basikolo

Lilongwe, November 13, 2020: Minister of Local Government, Lingson Belekanyama, has urged chiefs to avoid corruption and political involvement in order to maintain peace and love in their communities. The plea was made on Thursday in Lilongwe during elevation ceremony of Traditional Authority (T/A) Chitukula to Senior Chief. He said…

Continued wrangles over management of CDF worries MHRRC
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Chitipa, November 6, 2020:  Malawi Human Rights Resource Centre (MHRRC) has expressed concern over continued misunderstandings between Members of Parliament (MPs) and Ward Councillors in some areas across the country over the management of Constituency Development Fund (CDF). Speaking Wednesday in Chitipa during the training of Area Development Committee (ADC)…

Councils warned against abuse of public funds
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 Lilongwe, November 4, 2020: Minister of Local Government, Lingson Belekanyama has issued a stern warning against misappropriation of funds for development projects in district councils, saying the law will take its course for those involved in the malpractice. Belekanyama issued the warning during a meeting for Central Region district council…

Community radios should be apolitical
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 Chitipa, October 30, 2020: Government has advised Community radios to be apolitical to avoid creating divisions along political lines amongst their listeners. The advice was given Thursday at Chitipa Boma by Minister of Information, Gospel Kazako when he interacted with officials of Nthalire Community Radio. He said Community radios are…

NICE engages candidates in by-elections on conflict management
Written by Chikwawa, October 27, 2020: The National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) Trust has called on various electoral stakeholders especially political party representatives in Chikwawa to peacefully co-exist. Communities in Makhuwira South Ward on November 10 this year will go to the polls to elect a councilor in by-elections following the…

Chikwawa residents march against poor road network
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 Chikwawa, October 27, 2020: Some concerned community members in Chikwawa district marched to the district council offices to deliver a petition on a number of shortfalls in the district, one of them being poor road network. The organizers of the demonstrations calling themselves ‘Citizens from Chikwawa’ delivered the petition to…

Contingency plan crucial tool in mitigating disasters in councils
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Mwanza, October 26, 2020:  District Commissioner for Mwanza, Michael Chimbalanga has stressed the significance of preparing a comprehensive contingency plan at district level, saying it remains crucial in guiding councils on what action to be taken in case a disaster occurs. Chimbalanga was speaking at the end of a three-day…

Council projects K10 million annual revenue
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 Likoma, October 20, 2020: Likoma District Council says the reform plans underway in the district are set to maximize revenue to over K10 million annually which is more than double to the current collections. In an interview on Monday, District Commissioner for Likoma Eric Nema

DPP’s Mzomera Ngwira gets 4 years IHL for abuse of office
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 Mzimba, October 16,  Senior Resident Magistrate Court in Mzimba has sentenced Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Regional Governor for the North, Rev. Christopher Mzomera Ngwira to four years Imprisonment with Hard Labour (IHL) for abuse of public office. While serving as Parliamentarian for Mzimba Hola Constituency, Ngwira influenced awarding of a…

Feature News

Whatsapp group donates a house
Kasungu, February 28, 2021: A Kasungu based group known as Support Agnes Foundation (SAF) which was formed out of a WhatsApp forum to support an orphaned girl, Agnes Magombo, 10, has handed over a modern house worth over K1 million to the little girl's family.


FISD the heart of life changing innovations

Lilongwe, November 6, 2020: Construction, solar and Irrigation, ground water exploration and drilling, mining, finance for agriculture development are the main five pivotal strategic units FISD has managed to change many lives for the better. “Multitudes of peoplefrom the rural community have all r...

Learning amidst Covid-19

Mchinji, October 28, 2020: Rose is a 16 year old girl in Mangochi in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Chimwala. She is quite an ambitious girl, she wants to be a nurse when she completes her studies. Being the first born in a family of three, she is a rose in her family as her mother believe...

Lilongwe communities correcting environmental wrongs

Lilongwe, October 18, 2020:  Some communities in the country's capital, Lilongwe have realized the folly of wanton cutting down of trees, and are now putting things right. The locals in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Masumbankhunda are paying the price of their actions that have left them m...

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