Amid reports that 25 elderly people were killed last year and many others tortured, largely on witchcraft allegations, primary school learners at MEPIC primary school in Balaka have embarked on a campaign against the vice.
Chigumukire Junior Primary School in Ntcheu district has existed for 30 years without graduating into a full primary school.
Balaka district boasts of beating its 85% target to spray residential structures to kill anopheles mosquitoes, meeting a 90.7 %.
Balaka based non-governmental organization Clean Schools Initiative, apart from promoting waste management in primary schools, has started equipping girls with skills on how to make reusable sanitary pads.
Malawi consul general for Tete province Happy Saka says there are plans to allow Malawian inmates with minor offences or about to complete jail terms in Mozambique to be allowed to complete their sentences back home.
Maternity services have crippled for two years at Thambani health center in Mwanza district, since a water pump was stolen.
Balaka district council says the target for this year's Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS), a project that kills anopheles mosquitoes in residential areas, is to reach 99.9 percent effectiveness.