Three people are reported missing at Chapananga area in Chikwawa after they went to Mozambique to find ways for survival because of hunger that has hit the district.
Just a day after lightning struck dead five people in Chikwawa district, a 44-year-old woman has also been killed early morning Thursday at Ngowe area in same district to bring the total to six.
In under 24 hours in Chikwawa on Tuesday alone, lightning struck dead five people in separate incidents, a development authorities in the district are worried about.
Lightning has killed a 17-year-old girl and injured two boys in the area of Chief Maseya in Chikwawa district.
Water hiccups have rocked three public facilities in Chikwawa as thugs have stolen water pumps and solar panels at Mfera Health Centre and Phimbi and Mikolongo primary schools.
A boy is in agony in Chikwawa district after his mother burnt his hands as punishment for eating the only food-boiled wild beans- that was in the home.
Rapid population growth in Malawi is a ticking time bomb that could explode into disaster should citizens continue resisting the option of families with fewer children.
Concerned with incompletion of four big projects in Nsanje, a local organization, Foundation for Civic Education and Social Empowerment, wants young people to be pro-active in engaging duty bearers to offer quality services.