A total of 33 children have been rescued from the hands of suspected child traffickers in the 2019/2020 farming season, a figure slightly higher compared to the 2018/2019 season where 13 children were rescued and three people got arrested.
Ward councilors in Phalombe have urged non-governmental organizations implementing development initiatives to brief them before rolling out of projects.
A 45- year-old man in Phalombe has committed suicide by drinking pesticides after his wife refused him to marry a second wife.
A total of 5, 447 teenage pregnancies have been recorded in Phalombe from January to May 2020 raising fear that the number may increase due to prolonged stay of learners at home.
Phalombe district has registered a total of 5,447 teenage pregnancies from January to May 2020 but there are fears the number may increase due to prolonged stay of learners at home.
Police in Phalombe are keeping in custody a 19 - year- old man for allegedly abducting and defiling two girls aged 14 and 16.
A health rights activist has appealed to the Tonse government to help in flushing out uncertified herbal medicine that has flooded the country’s markets.
A Group Village Head woman in Phalombe is under fire for ordering UTM supporters not to hold any political rally in her area as campaign period continues.
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has encouraged people to co-exist with supporters of various parties for peace to prevail during the campaign period.
As effects of climate change continue to haunt people, authorities in Phalombe have expressed worry over lack of interest by people living in flood prone areas to access safer house construction guidelines when constructing their houses.