Low turnout orchestrated by hot weather and farming activities along Shire river has marred voting in Makhuwira South Ward by-election in the Lower Shire district of Chikwawa.
Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has asked the District Election Support Team to be impartial in the management of the poll in Makhuwira South ward slated for November 10, 2020.
The First Grade Magistrate’s Court in Chikwawa on Thursday adjourned a case where 38 year old Man Lenald Kanyama is accused of defiling an eleven year old girl in Chikwawa.
Two well-known human rights organizations have added voice in asking authorities to put in place tough penalties to punish rape and defilement offenders.
Majete Wildlife Reserve has introduced an outdoor adventure program targeting children and the youth with an aim of protecting the environment.
As the Campaign is getting hotter in Makhuwira South ward in Chikwawa, Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has asked political parties to avoid political castigation so as to motivate more people to cast their vote on 10 November this year.
Two Well-known organizations have complained that the high cost of living is fueling corruption and prostitution in Malawi as citizens struggle to make ends meet.
Pressured by chiefs’ strong stance against early marriages, girls in Ngabu area in Chikwawa are reported crossing the border to Mozambique to do sexual activities.
Some concerned citizens in Chikwawa have conducted demonstrations petitioning the District Commissioner to address the infrastructure and unemployment challenges.
While horrified and appalled by the recent defilement case in Chikwawa, the Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace, CCJP has condemned the tendency of making viral ugly scenes involving a minor who was defiled by a 38 year old man.