As schools are closed in the wake of Covid-19 outbreak, children being in the vulnerable group of people, are facing numerous abuses, ranging from infringement to the right to education, early pregnancies and marriages and taking over parental responsibilities at home.
Blantyre Synod of the CCAP through its education department is mobilizing learners in groups of five with supervision of Parent Teacher Association (PTA) to advance learning amid COVID-19 pandemic.
As the country now has confirmed 36 cases of the novel Covid-19 pandemic, Neno District Area Civil Protection Committee (ACPC) has settled for Covid-19 pandemic as their main focus area in this year's disaster mitigation calendar.
A Heath expert Maziko Matemba has asked government to speed up construction of Covid19 isolation and quarantine centers in all districts in a bid to avoid overwhelming central hospitals.
In an effort to make Neno District accessible and intensify its participation in the development efforts of Malawi, friends of Neno have formed an advocacy group that is aiming at facilitating a speedy completion of the Mwanza, Neno Tsangano road.
People of Neno district have asked government to consider constructing them a standard tarmac road, saying the current one is a threat to both people's lives and agricultural activities.
Police in Neno district have launched a manhunt for suspected criminals who have tampered with a grave of a 97 year old man with albinism who passed away in 1997.
Police and MANEPO in Neno district have joined hands in fighting all forms of abuse towards the elderly in an effort to ensure the senior citizens enjoy their inalienable right to life to the fullest.
The ministry of health has intensified TB screening in all mines and factories that produce dust as a byproduct with the aim of getting rid of TB in the extractive industry in Neno district.
In a bid to curb Gender Based Violence in the country, Women's Legal Resource Centre (WOLREC) has launched an "Improved action in ending gender based violence against women and girls" project, that is seeking to unearth reasons perpetuating the vice and deal with them right in the villages before complaints are brought to other authorities.