LWB Failing to Meet Maximum Capacity
The Lilongwe Water Board has confessed it has a production deficit of 25,000 cubic meters of water required to meet supply demand for people living in Lilongwe and surrounding areas.
Managing Water Loss: LWB Saves K1.4 bn
Lilongwe Water Board (LWB) says it has registered a two percent drop in revenue loss emanating from water leakage and illegal connections, saving about K1.4 billion between July and July this year.
LCC Misses Dumpsite Relocation Deadline
The Lilongwe City Council says it will not be able to meet a deadline imposed by the Parliamentary Committee on Natural Resources to relocate the city’s dumpsite as they have not identified a new place yet.
Malawi Runs Short of Cholera Vaccine Amid Major Outbreak
Lilongwe: The Ministry of Health in Malawi says it is uncertain when the country will receive another consignment of oral cholera vaccine as there is a high demand of the vaccines globally which is putting pressure on donors.
Bwaila Hospital in Dire Straits
A meeting of high emotions it was! One clinician nearly shed a tear when she implied that the ministry of health lied to the nation yesterday by releasing a statement to the effect the problem had been rectified when it was not.
Tonse Alliance Partners Side with Chakwera
Some partners in the Tonse Alliance government have said President Lazarus Chakwera’s declaration that his interest is to serve Malawians, not political needs, will not affect relations among parties in the ruling coalition.
Small-scale Poultry Squeezed by Feed Price Increase
The Small and Medium Poultry Farmers Association has expressed concern over a 90 percent price increase in feed prices by the country’s two major feed makers since the beginning of the year, saying it will affect their businesses.
Advocates Differ on Status of Malawi’s Media Freedom
Media advocates have expressed diverse views on the accusations that the government is stifling freedom of the media in Malawi, and that the acts are having a bearing on the country’s democracy.
Close to 100 Drown in 8 Months
Statistics from the Malawi Police Service show that 99 people have drowned in various parts of the country between January and August this year, a slightly low figure compared to what was registered in the same period last year.
Parliament Wants Malawi- S. Sudan Deal Reviewed
The Parliamentary Committee on Trade, Industry and Tourism has asked the Ministry of Agriculture to review the government-facilitated contract on the export of food items from Malawi to South Sudan.