The Ministry of Energy has indicated that government will turn all alternatives to add more megawatts to the national grid a reality in order to surpass the 2025 target of 30 percent of Malawians having an access to electricity.
Police in Chikwawa have arrested a 35 year old man for allegedly raping an imbecile amid increasing reports of sexual offences against teenagers and young women.
Wildlife and forestry officials in Loweshire have indicated that lack of alternatives among overpopulated communities surrounding Mwavi, Lengwe and Matandwe reserves is fuelling massive depletion of natural resources there.
Authorities in Chikwawa have agreed to scale up legal clinics and community dialogue interventions in order to curb incidents of gender based violence against adolescents and young women.
Chiefs and the youth in the Lower Shire have asked government to finish all major projects which were left by the former regime.
The Catholic Commission for Justice and peace (CCJP) has engaged Citizens Action Groups (CAGs) and Community Journalists (CJs) in Chikwawa on Public Expenditure Tracking in a bid to promote social accountability and citizenly participation in local development.
The Democratic Progressive Party, DPP, has asked the new government to concentrate on development and national building unlike arresting its members based on hear-says.
A sharp disagreement marred the full council meeting in Chikwawa on Wednesday when Paramount Chief Lundu exchanged nasty words with Traditional Authority Mulilima based on their political Affiliations.
Cotton farmers in the country have described this year as a tough one largely marred by lack of reliable markets to sell the farm produce.
Chikwawa District Commissioner has asked development partners to push the Central Government to allocate money in the next national budget in order to fight COVID-19 pandemic.