A 34-year-old woman has died while her two friends have escaped with minor injuries at Monkey-bay in Mangochi after a wall of sand collapsed on them at a place they were doing sand mining.
Mangochi Senior Resident Magistrate Court on Wednesday sentenced to 16 years’ imprisonment with hard labour, a 26-year-old man for defiling a 14-year-old girl.
The Malawi Economic Justice Network (MEJN) says secrecy or any obstruction to access to information regarding the mining industry in the country, will just reduce further peoples’ benefits from the sector.
Police in Mangochi have arrested 5 men suspected to be part of the gang that has been terrorizing and committing serious breakings within Namwera and Katuli areas in the district.
The Ministry of Education has extended contracts for auxiliary teachers that were recruited in primary schools by two months.
The Beit Cure International Hospital in Malawi says it will double surgeries conducted at its facility in Blantyre in the next three years.
Mangochi Senior Resident Magistrate's court on Wednesday convicted and sentenced, Dickson Lanjesi, 27, a teacher at Mtamila full primary School, for seriously injuring his ex-wife after stabbing her with a knife.
Government has given a three-week ultimatum to owners of hotels and lodges along the beaches of Lake Malawi to remove fences they constructed closing the beaches or risk forceful demolition by government.
Senior Resident Magistrate's Court in Mangochi yesterday ordered four Mozambicans to pay a fine of K70, 000. 00, each for illegally entering into the country which contravenes Section 21 (1) of the Immigration Act.