Tea Peak Period Reduced
One of the players in the tea industry-Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) says the peak period of tea being has reduced from eight months to five months in recent years.
Government Yet to Open 5 Technical Colleges
Five newly constructed community technical colleges which the Chinese Government handed over to the government of Malawi on 25th February 2022 are yet to be opened for training.
Malaria Cases Increasing in Mulanje
Health authorities in Mulanje have expressed worry over the increase of malaria cases in the district.
Treat Evacuation Camps Returnees Equally
Government has urged chiefs and other gatekeepers to receive and treat equally people that are returning home from evacuation camps where they have spent two months.
Form 4 girl Fears Ana Will Fuel Teen Pregnancies
A Form 4 girl at Chambe Community Day Secondary School in Mulanje district has fears that a lot of girls can either fall pregnant or be forced into child marriages because of the cyclone-induced poverty.
CCFLS Beats Malnutrition
An initiative dubbed Community Complementary Feeding and Learning Session (CCFLS) which European Union funded AFIKEPO project undertook towards the end of last year in Mulanje district has been described as a success as participants testify to have eradicated malnutrition among their children.
Snr Chief Mthiramanja Calls for Correction of Girls’ Behaviors
Senior Chief Mthiramanja of Mulanje says unless stakeholders devise mechanisms of correcting behaviors of some girls, it will be difficult to end teenage pregnancies and child marriages in the country.
Police, Prison Stations Struggle to Pay Suppliers
It has emerged that since July 2021, the beginning of this financial year, police and prison stations have not been able to access funds from treasury to pay their suppliers.
Ministry Worried with Neglected Status of RTCs
The ministry of agriculture says it is worried with the neglected Rural Training Centers (RTCs) that were vital in offering refresher pieces of extension training to community-based facilitators and agricultural extension workers.
Mulanje RRO Pleads for More Support Towards Rebuilding
Relief and Rehabilitation Officer at Mulanje District Council, Maria Joseph, has called for more support towards rebuilding of houses for disaster displaced households.