In a move to increase uptake of Covid-19 vaccine in the country, the Catholic Health Commission (CHC) in Mangochi Diocese has started engaging communities in the rural areas to sensitize them about the vaccine.
Some small-scale farmers in Mangochi who are practicing irrigation farming using manual methods have recommended the hand water pumps rather than other ways like treadle pumps which are foot-operated.
Authorities in the country's South East Education Division (SEED) have expressed concern over the increasing numbers of students dropping out from secondary schools in the division.
A 23-year-old woman in Mangochi will spend the next 5 years behind bars after a magistrate court convicted and sentenced her for concealing the birth of a child and abandoning a child at birth contrary to sections 232 and 232 (A) of the Penal Code respectively.
A Magistrate’s Court in Mangochi on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, sentenced four men to 5-years imprisonment each and forfeited a Toyota Sienta vehicle they used to illegally ferry Indian hemp.
A UN Joint Programme on Girls Education (UNJPGE) III that Family Planning Association of Malawi (FPAM) is implementing in Mangochi has gained support from communities in hard-to-reach areas, mostly due to its mobile clinic component.
Some communities living around Malawi border areas with Mozambique at Makanjira in Mangochi who claim that their land was declared foreign, after a border reaffirmation exercise, say now they have to paying to access their gardens on the other side.
Namwera Police Post in Mangochi have arrested a 20-year-old woman, Nunu Saidi, for splashing hot water on her husband over financial issues.
Police in Mangochi have arrested Allie Rico Pilo, 23, for suspecting him to have stabbed to death his friend, whom they have identified as Mussah Dinde, 21, over love affair.