Mulanje District Council says it is making strides in reducing stunting in the district, as statistics indicate that stunting has been reduced from 46.7 % to 36% among under-five children in the past six years.
Since early and mid-October some parts of the country have been receiving first rains, with some farmers planting maize.
Police in Mulanje are keeping in custody a 30-year-old man for allegedly killing his friend over K100.
Amid reports of abuse of school grants in most primary schools across the country, government says it is equipping communities with monitoring skills in schools’ projects through Malawi Education Sector Improvement Project (MESIP).
The District Social Welfare Office (DSWO) in Mulanje has been accused of delaying to submit probation reports on children who cross paths with the law.
Following violent incident that left several structures razed down by irate students on Wednesday night, the ministry of education has closed the school indefinitely.
Angry students have torched an administration block at Thyolo Secondary School in angry protests last night.
Government has deployed a game ranger to Mulanje to hunt for a beast suspected to have attacked and killed an 87 year old man on Sunday.
President Peter Mutharika has called for unity among all the people regardless of their tribes and traditions.
As Malawi today joins the rest of the world in commemorating world mental health day, it has been revealed that between 20-30% of patients who seek primary health care in the country’s health facilities tend to have depression.