The Catholic Bishop of Chikwawa diocese has asked political party leaders to take advantage of the Christmas celebrations to unite and preach peace and love.
The Catholic Bishop of Karonga Diocese, Bishop Martin Mtumbuka, has asked the church's young people to be ambassadors of peace, joy and defend the church.
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.