With thousands learners gotten into early marriages and some impregnated during the past months schools have been closed due to Covid 19, a nine year old boy has acquired a new skill within the same period.
A Machinga family of 6 children with disabilities out of 7 can now breathe a sigh of relief; thanks to an organisation Hope of the Poor for assisting with a business capital.
District Youth Office in Balaka has called upon all stakeholders to consider incorporating the youth in Covid 19 response as they have also been affected on several ways.
A grouping under the banner friends of Balaka District Hospital has embarked on maintenance of the facility that was gutted down by fire three weeks ago.
Police in Zomba on Friday rescued an elderly couple from an angry mob that wanted to kill them over witchcraft allegations.
After government gazzetted mandatory wearing of face masks in public as one way of preventing further Covid 19 spread, the Malawi National Association of the Deaf (MANAD) has asked for consideration saying mask is becoming a communication barrier for the deaf community.
Balaka is one district in southern Malawi prone to food insecurity due to frequent dry spells, floods and erratic rainfall.
Manufacturers of leather materials have called upon government to consider buying their products so as to help their economic growth.
Absence of fire engines in the Eastern Region districts of Ntcheu, Balaka, Machinga and Mangochi has led to loss of property in several fire incidents.