Thyolo District Council has admitted that delays by the Treasury to disburse funds to local councils in time is derailing implementation of development projects.
A completed guardian shelter at Bvumbwe Health Center in Thyolo is yet to be opened after a contractor reportedly withheld keys since 2010 due to a payment dispute.
There is a high expectation of speedy trials on financial crimes as the country's judiciary says the commercial court project is almost through and will be opened soon.
The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) says it received 43 corruption related cases under the 2023/2024 Affordable Inputs Programme (AIP).
The government has approved the submitted names as the next traditional authorities: Kapichi, Chimaliro, and Changata of Thyolo.
Thyolo Senior Resident Magistrate Asunta Maxwell has on Thursday handed-over a 12-months suspended sentence to a Standard Seven learner at Nachipere Primary School for being found in possession of teargas.
The Ministry of Agriculture says livestock distribution under the Affordable Inputs Programme (AIP) has started at a slow pace in all the districts.
Community members from Traditional Authority Thomas and Bvumbwe in Thyolo have asked the duty bearers to construct a bridge at Mkhame river which restrains them to access social services either side when the river is full.
The government, in conjunction with donors supporting the social protection interventions has revised upwards cash transfer amounts with 57 percent and on average a beneficiary will be receiving a minimum of about K17,000, up from K9,500.
Human trafficking experts have underscored need for a mutual trust and a strong collaboration between the law enforcement agencies and the media to educate the public and curb the vice.