The Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) says it has notified all four city councils and other two district councils of the planned anti-Jane Ansah demonstrations slated for 16th January, 2020.
Police in the eastern region say have registered a 25.7 percent increase in murder cases from January to December 2019 as compared to same period in 2018. Other crimes such as defilement, rape and robberies have also increased. Twenty two of the 2019 cases were murders of people with albinism.
There are suspicions of foul play in the fire that gutted Hotel Masongola, one historical monument in Zomba city.
Armed robbers have stolen money amounting to K5, 601, 000 at Meru Filling station near Mulunguzi Magistrate’s Court in Zomba on Wednesday.
There are mixed views on the way Farm Input Subsidy Program (FISP) is progressing in Zomba district with some farmers complaining of exorbitant prices of the inputs in some markets.
The Malawi Prison Service MPS has transferred some senior officers from Zomba central prison, barely a month after three inmates escaped lawful custody from the prison.
Police has taken no administrative action against any of its officers who were assigned for an operation in Msundwe where girls and women claim were raped.