Two people of the same family have died while three others have been seriously injured after being struck by lightning in Mangochi, Thursday evening.
One person has died while six others have sustained seriously injuries after a motor vehicle they were travelling in overturned in Mangochi on Thursday.
As part of increasing initiatives to promote infection prevention in the country, World Vision Malawi (WVM) has donated 1, 300 plastic water buckets and 25, 000 cups to Mangochi district health and education offices.
The World Health Organization (WHO) says sleeping sickness, leprosy and rabies remains a big health problem in the country and need serious attention.
Minister of local government and rural development, Ben Malunga Phiri, has asked the new Chief Bwananyambi of Mangochi to help government in fighting child marriages which he says are a cause to worry in the district.
The Assemblies of God Church in Malawi has pleaded with people who were affected with disasters to use the little assistance they are having to transform their lives, saying help will never be enough.
Government says this year vendors will have slight chance to blindfold farmers as it will hit the market first week of April to start purchasing maize from farmers.
Defilement cases in Mangochi district are showing no signs of averting as the district has already registered 11 cases this year alone, up from 9 in the same period last year, according to police.