Education stakeholders in Balaka have bemoaned mining activities happening at Phalula in the district as a set back to education as nine out of 190 pupils at Chitimbe Primary School have written the final term examinations.
world Vision International (WVI) has finished its works in the areas of traditional authorities Nkaya and Phimbi in Balaka district after being there for 15 years.
First Grade Magistrate Phillip Chibwana in Balaka has granted bail to Geoffrey Chimphonda, a foreman at Macbuilt Construction Company who was arrested last Friday for allegedly stealing 400 bags of cement worth 4.6 million kwacha.
Government has urged new consecrated Bishop Andrew Mankhanamba of Destiny Ministries International Church to work with the current administration to promote unity of purpose, interreligious dialogue and tolerance as a catalyst for holistic development.
Second Grade Magistrate’s Court in Balaka has urged police in the district to continue exercising professional skills in handling of vulnerable suspects to access justice.
Men for Gender Equality Now (MEGEN) National Chairperson, Marcel Chisi has observed that access to sexual reproductive health services among adolescents in rural areas remains a challenge risking young people to teen pregnancies beside sexually transmitted infections.
In a bid to prevent unnecessary road accidents in the eastern region, the Road Traffic Department together with Police in the region have trained 120 motorcyclists and pedal cyclists in Balaka on road safety and regulations.
The Malawi Council of Churches (MCC) has challenged religious groupings in the country to establish counseling centers within their churches to deal with rising cases of suicides owing to mental health related problems.
Director of Health and Social Services in Balaka district, Dr. Eugene Katenga Kaunda, has appealed to people in the district to go in large numbers to vaccinate their under five children, who are often prone to the Polio disease.
The Public Private Partnership Commission (PPPC) has finally submitted to the Ministry of Finance documents requesting for approval of a feasibility study on Golden Sands Project in Mangochi district.