Vanani Nyirenda

Vanani Nyirenda

The Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace CCJP will embark on a 480 million Kwacha Right to Education for a Girl Child Advocacy project that will see 4000 vulnerable girl on the verge of dropping out of school benefiting from interventions that promote their right to education in the districts of Mzimba, Rumphi and Kasungu.

Cholera Hits Mzimba South

As Malawi continues to battle a prolonged Cholera outbreak since January this year, Mzimba south is now the latest district to register the disease with four confirmed cases.

As a response to disasters that hit parts of Mzimba district, World Relief on Thursday distributed farm inputs to communities who had their houses and gardens damaged by heavy rains accompanied by strong winds in February this year.

Foundation for Children’s Rights Executive Director Jennifer Mkandawire says many stakeholders in the fight against trafficking in persons are not aware of what constitutes such offenses and relevant punishments meted out to offenders when found guilty.

Government has hailed the European Union funded nutrition enhancing afikepo project as being key to ending malnutrition levels in the country.

Education minister Agnes Nyalonje says she is happy in the way this year's Primary School Leaving Certificate of Education (PSLCE) examination have been administered despite a few incidences of cheating.

For communities around the area of Group village man Thomas Nkosi around Emoneni in Mzimba accessing quality health care had always been a hassle: sick people had no choice but to travel over 12 kilometers to Mzalangwe Health Center or over 15 kilometers to Lunjika Mission Hospital of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.  

Over 12000 households in Mzimba stand to benefit from a K1.2 billionWorld Bank funded Climate Smart Public Works Program (CSPWP), which, among others, aims at reducing households’ exposure to climate change related shocks. 

Police in Mzimba have arrested one of their own, Sub Inspector Dumisani Mtenje, and some five other civilians for allegedly stealing a motorbike belonging to a businessman at the boma.

Ripple Africa says the use of fuel-efficient locally made cookstoves is key to reducing pressure being exerted on natural trees in the country where 98% of the population relies on charcoal or firewood for cooking.

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